The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL (Structured Query Language)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8  
Contract jobs citing SQL 47 68 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.74% 25.56% 11.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.94% 49.64% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 31
Median daily rate £300 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £207 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +254.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +23.07% +44.44%  

SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 157 137 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 59.25% 51.50% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 94
Median daily rate £314 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +254.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL in Leicestershire

SQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -5 25 £388 +38.39% 17
SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for SQL.

1 46 (56.10%) .NET
2 38 (46.34%) C#
3 31 (37.80%) MVC
4 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET
4 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
6 24 (29.27%) E-Commerce
6 24 (29.27%) HTML
7 21 (25.61%) CSS
8 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
9 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
10 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
10 17 (20.73%) Oracle
11 16 (19.51%) Scrum
12 15 (18.29%) Windows
13 13 (15.85%) Web Development
13 13 (15.85%) jQuery
14 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (14.63%) Linux
15 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL
15 11 (13.41%) Retail
16 9 (10.98%) Project Management
16 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
16 9 (10.98%) TDD
16 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
16 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (10.98%) HTML5
16 9 (10.98%) Translating Business Requirements
17 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework

SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.54%) IIS
2 5 (6.10%) CMS
3 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.22%) Confluence
4 1 (1.22%) Documentum
4 1 (1.22%) SAS
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Adobe Analytics
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) G Suite
3 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.66%) WAN
3 2 (2.44%) LAN
3 2 (2.44%) SAN
3 2 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.22%) Firewall
4 1 (1.22%) FTP
4 1 (1.22%) HTTP
4 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.44%) MS Access
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.22%) Firebird
6 1 (1.22%) Power BI
6 1 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.22%) QlikView
6 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MSTest
1 4 (4.88%) NUnit
2 3 (3.66%) JIRA
2 3 (3.66%) ProC
3 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.44%) Selenium
3 2 (2.44%) Toad
3 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (13.41%) Retail
2 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.10%) Marketing
4 2 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (1.22%) Advertising
5 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Developer
2 22 (26.83%) .NET Developer
3 19 (23.17%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 12 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (13.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (12.20%) Analyst
8 9 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (7.32%) HTML CSS Developer
10 6 (7.32%) HTML Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Angular Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (6.10%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (6.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Web Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Software Analyst
12 4 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
12 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.10%) .NET
2 28 (34.15%) ASP.NET
3 24 (29.27%) HTML
4 21 (25.61%) CSS
5 13 (15.85%) jQuery
6 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.98%) HTML5
8 8 (9.76%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
9 7 (8.54%) Oracle ADF
9 7 (8.54%) Web Services
9 7 (8.54%) XML
10 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (7.32%) WCF
11 5 (6.10%) Ajax
11 5 (6.10%) CSS3
11 5 (6.10%) Entity Framework
11 5 (6.10%) Node.js
11 5 (6.10%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
5 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Linux
3 8 (9.76%) Unix
4 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.66%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) MVC
2 28 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) E-Commerce
4 16 (19.51%) Scrum
5 13 (15.85%) Web Development
6 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.98%) Project Management
6 9 (10.98%) TDD
6 9 (10.98%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (9.76%) Change Management
7 8 (9.76%) ITIL
7 8 (9.76%) ITSM
7 8 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Analytics
8 7 (8.54%) Functional Testing
8 7 (8.54%) SEO
9 6 (7.32%) Front End Development
9 6 (7.32%) Migration
9 6 (7.32%) Pay per click
9 6 (7.32%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.34%) C#
2 20 (24.39%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.73%) VB.NET
4 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL
5 7 (8.54%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) Python
6 5 (6.10%) C
7 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.66%) Scala
8 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) ISEB
4 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.22%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
1 4 (4.88%) TickIT
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.73%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Brio
3 6 (7.32%) Cognos
3 6 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
3 6 (7.32%) Omniture
4 5 (6.10%) Coremetrics
5 3 (3.66%) Retek
5 3 (3.66%) VMware
6 2 (2.44%) Google
6 2 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (1.22%) Aruba
7 1 (1.22%) Cisco
7 1 (1.22%) hybris
7 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.22%) Northgate
7 1 (1.22%) Siemens
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.22%) Tableau
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