The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London 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 20 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
London / City of London
Rank 138 139 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +44
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 12 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.37% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 10
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £578 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.61%

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
2816 3002 4957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.04% 95.67% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2227 2369 3803
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.98% +11.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQL Server 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 Server Developer across the City of London region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SQL Server 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 Server Developer across the City of London region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

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

1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (71.88%) SQL
3 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (59.38%) .NET
5 17 (53.13%) Finance
6 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
8 13 (40.63%) C#
9 12 (37.50%) Banking
10 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
11 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (25.00%) Fixed Income
12 8 (25.00%) Subversion
13 7 (21.88%) Data Mart
13 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
14 6 (18.75%) Front Office
14 6 (18.75%) Back Office
14 6 (18.75%) Change Management
14 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
15 5 (15.63%) Equities
15 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
16 4 (12.50%) Derivative
16 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
16 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
16 4 (12.50%) SDLC
16 4 (12.50%) SSDT

SQL Server 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (21.88%) Data Mart
6 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) SSDT
7 3 (9.38%) MS Access
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.13%) Essbase
9 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.13%) OLTP
9 1 (3.13%) Power BI
9 1 (3.13%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (3.13%) QlikView
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Subversion
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) NUnit
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Back Office
3 6 (18.75%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) .NET
2 6 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XSD
4 1 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 5 (15.63%) Equities
3 4 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
3 6 (18.75%) Change Management
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
5 3 (9.38%) ETL
5 3 (9.38%) Line Management
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (3.13%) Business Transformation
7 1 (3.13%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) T-SQL
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.38%) VBA
6 2 (6.25%) C
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.13%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Bloomberg
2 2 (6.25%) Tableau
3 1 (3.13%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.13%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase