The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Developer
Rank 91 81 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 64 118 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.03% 2.30% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 2.42% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 105 126
Average daily rate £431 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £296 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.81 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.02% -7.69%
SQL Developer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Developer in their job title.

1 137 (88.39%) SQL
2 102 (65.81%) SQL Server
3 86 (55.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (41.29%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (40.65%) T-SQL
6 62 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 62 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 60 (38.71%) Finance
8 55 (35.48%) C#
9 46 (29.68%) .NET
10 44 (28.39%) ETL
10 44 (28.39%) Microsoft
10 44 (28.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (23.23%) Banking
12 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 28 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
14 27 (17.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 25 (16.13%) Investment Banking
16 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
17 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET
18 19 (12.26%) MDX
19 18 (11.61%) Oracle
20 14 (9.03%) WCF
21 13 (8.39%) JavaScript
22 12 (7.74%) SQL Server 2014
23 11 (7.10%) WPF
23 11 (7.10%) MVC
24 10 (6.45%) Back Office
24 10 (6.45%) XML
24 10 (6.45%) Degree

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with SQL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.87%) SAS
2 3 (1.94%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Lightstreamer
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Kondor
2 1 (0.65%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.94%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (65.81%) SQL Server
2 86 (55.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (41.29%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (28.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (18.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (17.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (7.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (6.45%) Relational Database
10 8 (5.16%) OLAP
11 7 (4.52%) Oracle Database
12 6 (3.87%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (3.87%) QlikView
13 5 (3.23%) Big Data
13 5 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (3.23%) Hadoop
13 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
14 4 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.94%) MS Access
15 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Subversion
2 6 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.94%) JIRA
5 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.29%) Hudson
5 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.29%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.29%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.65%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.65%) jMock
6 1 (0.65%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.65%) MSTest
6 1 (0.65%) NUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Selenium
6 1 (0.65%) tSQLt
General
1 60 (38.71%) Finance
2 36 (23.23%) Banking
3 25 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 10 (6.45%) Back Office
5 5 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.58%) Marketing
7 3 (1.94%) Advertising
7 3 (1.94%) Front Office
7 3 (1.94%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.68%) .NET
2 21 (13.55%) ASP.NET
3 19 (12.26%) MDX
4 14 (9.03%) WCF
5 11 (7.10%) WPF
6 10 (6.45%) XML
7 9 (5.81%) HTML
8 8 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (4.52%) Ajax
9 7 (4.52%) REST
9 7 (4.52%) RESTful
10 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (3.87%) CSS
10 6 (3.87%) JSON
10 6 (3.87%) MSMQ
10 6 (3.87%) Silverlight
10 6 (3.87%) WinForms
11 5 (3.23%) AngularJS
11 5 (3.23%) HTML5
11 5 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.87%) Hedge funds
4 4 (2.58%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.58%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.58%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.58%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) Equities
5 3 (1.94%) Replication
6 2 (1.29%) Clustering
6 2 (1.29%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.29%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.29%) Fintech
6 2 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.29%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.81%) Windows
2 4 (2.58%) Unix
3 3 (1.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (28.39%) ETL
3 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (7.10%) MVC
5 9 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (5.81%) Unit Testing
6 8 (5.16%) Asset Management
6 8 (5.16%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (5.16%) Data Modelling
6 8 (5.16%) Migration
6 8 (5.16%) TDD
7 7 (4.52%) Analytics
7 7 (4.52%) Kimball Methodology
7 7 (4.52%) Risk Management
7 7 (4.52%) Scrum
7 7 (4.52%) User Stories
8 6 (3.87%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (3.87%) Logistics
8 6 (3.87%) MVVM
8 6 (3.87%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 137 (88.39%) SQL
2 63 (40.65%) T-SQL
3 55 (35.48%) C#
4 13 (8.39%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.81%) Java
6 5 (3.23%) VB
6 5 (3.23%) VBA
7 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.94%) Python
7 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.94%) XAML
8 2 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (1.29%) Perl
8 2 (1.29%) R
8 2 (1.29%) Scala
8 2 (1.29%) VBScript
8 2 (1.29%) XPath
9 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.65%) Groovy
9 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.94%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 44 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.61%) Oracle
3 8 (5.16%) Tableau
4 3 (1.94%) Cognos
4 3 (1.94%) Perforce
4 3 (1.94%) Red Gate
4 3 (1.94%) Sybase
5 2 (1.29%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.29%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.29%) SAP
5 2 (1.29%) Telerik
5 2 (1.29%) Teradata
6 1 (0.65%) Actian
6 1 (0.65%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Omniture
6 1 (0.65%) Rally
6 1 (0.65%) Splunk
6 1 (0.65%) Varonis
6 1 (0.65%) Vertica
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