The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 190 198 191
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 12 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 22
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £93.75 £13.11
% change year-on-year
- +615.10%
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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
5515 6745 6898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 92.52% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4132 4902 5027
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 141 163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.82 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 21 October 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (73.91%) SQL
4 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (30.43%) .NET
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) Banking
8 6 (26.09%) C#
8 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
8 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (17.39%) ETL
9 4 (17.39%) QlikView
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
9 4 (17.39%) VBA
9 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.04%) MVC
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) Scrum
10 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
10 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.35%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (78.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (17.39%) QlikView
8 3 (13.04%) Data Mining
9 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (4.35%) SQL CLR
10 1 (4.35%) MS Access
10 1 (4.35%) OLAP
10 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
10 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
10 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.35%) ERwin
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
1 7 (30.43%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) MDX
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.35%) WCF
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) LINQ
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
1 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) DTV
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Management
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) Fund Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) T-SQL
3 6 (26.09%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) VBA
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCITP
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Splunk
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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