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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 180 186 177
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 10 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 26
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £335 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £511 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £290
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +2.94%
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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
5068 5991 5862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.20% 92.48% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3821 4322 4320
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 84 121
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (40.00%) ETL
8 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (30.00%) .NET
10 5 (25.00%) C#
10 5 (25.00%) Banking
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (20.00%) Windows
11 4 (20.00%) Finance
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (15.00%) UNIX
12 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
12 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
12 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
12 3 (15.00%) Replication
12 3 (15.00%) MDX
13 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (10.00%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (45.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (10.00%) OLAP
9 1 (5.00%) DTS
9 1 (5.00%) ProClarity
9 1 (5.00%) QlikView
9 1 (5.00%) SSDT
9 1 (5.00%) Triplestore
9 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
9 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.00%) MDX
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ETL
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) SOA
4 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FATCA
1 1 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
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