The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheshire region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 63 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 0.82% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.86% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £319 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £322 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £400 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +84.34%
SQL Server Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
685 1045 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.19% 95.61% 94.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 678 414
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 44 63
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.16 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.36% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.34 £33.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheshire region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Cheshire region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Cheshire region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +3 4 £325 - 2
SQL Server Developer
North West

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 4 (30.77%) MVC
4 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) ETL
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) Intranet

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) WCF
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Database Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) PHP
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft