The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had SQL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
London / City of London
Rank 88 99 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 66 52 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 1.69% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 1.77% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 46 95
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £45.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +55.05%

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
2811 2943 4889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.80% 95.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2242 2304 3778
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 80
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +34.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 20 January 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, SQL 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 City of London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 123 (93.18%) SQL
2 91 (68.94%) SQL Server
3 64 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (47.73%) T-SQL
5 59 (44.70%) Finance
6 53 (40.15%) C#
7 52 (39.39%) .NET
8 44 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 34 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (24.24%) Banking
12 28 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (18.94%) ETL
15 23 (17.42%) MVC
16 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET
17 21 (15.91%) Oracle
17 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 19 (14.39%) MS Excel
19 17 (12.88%) Analytics
19 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (12.12%) SDLC
21 15 (11.36%) PL/SQL
22 13 (9.85%) SQL Server 2014
22 13 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
22 13 (9.85%) Investment Banking
22 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
23 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
23 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
23 11 (8.33%) WCF

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (1.52%) SAS
3 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (14.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.30%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Intranet
2 2 (1.52%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (68.94%) SQL Server
2 64 (48.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (25.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 28 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (12.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (9.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (9.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database
9 7 (5.30%) Power BI
10 6 (4.55%) MS Access
11 5 (3.79%) Big Data
11 5 (3.79%) Data Mart
11 5 (3.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (3.03%) SSDT
13 3 (2.27%) OLTP
13 3 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (2.27%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (7.58%) Subversion
3 8 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.52%) JIRA
6 2 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.76%) NUnit
7 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (44.70%) Finance
2 32 (24.24%) Banking
3 13 (9.85%) Investment Banking
4 9 (6.82%) Back Office
5 6 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.55%) Front Office
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
7 2 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (39.39%) .NET
2 22 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 11 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (8.33%) WCF
4 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (7.58%) WPF
5 9 (6.82%) .NET Framework
6 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (6.06%) XML
7 7 (5.30%) Ajax
8 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (3.79%) CSS
8 5 (3.79%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.79%) jQuery
8 5 (3.79%) Web Services
9 4 (3.03%) HTML
9 4 (3.03%) J2EE
9 4 (3.03%) MSMQ
9 4 (3.03%) Oracle ADF
9 4 (3.03%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Fixed Income
2 8 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) Equities
4 4 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 4 (3.03%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.03%) Derivative
4 4 (3.03%) Fintech
4 4 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.27%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.27%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.52%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) AS400
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) Replication
7 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.33%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (18.94%) ETL
4 23 (17.42%) MVC
5 17 (12.88%) Analytics
6 16 (12.12%) SDLC
7 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
8 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.55%) Change Management
9 6 (4.55%) Logistics
9 6 (4.55%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.55%) Scrum
9 6 (4.55%) TDD
10 5 (3.79%) Data Analysis
10 5 (3.79%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (3.79%) MVVM
10 5 (3.79%) RAD
10 5 (3.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 123 (93.18%) SQL
2 63 (47.73%) T-SQL
3 53 (40.15%) C#
4 15 (11.36%) PL/SQL
5 13 (9.85%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.82%) Java
7 7 (5.30%) VBA
8 5 (3.79%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.79%) Python
9 4 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (3.03%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.27%) C
11 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.52%) VB
11 2 (1.52%) VB6
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.76%) RPG
12 1 (0.76%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.76%) DICOM
3 1 (0.76%) HL7
3 1 (0.76%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 36 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.91%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Netezza
4 5 (3.79%) Teradata
5 4 (3.03%) Greenplum
5 4 (3.03%) Vertica
6 3 (2.27%) Sybase
6 3 (2.27%) Tableau
6 3 (2.27%) Workday
7 2 (1.52%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.52%) Talend
8 1 (0.76%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.76%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.76%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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