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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 148 147 188
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +41
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 19 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 20
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £326 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £55.00
SQL Server 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
3041 3297 5484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.54% 95.65% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2415 2615 4197
Median daily rate £500 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 104
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £41.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (68.97%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) .NET
3 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (41.38%) Finance
7 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 11 (37.93%) C#
8 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
9 8 (27.59%) Banking
10 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
10 7 (24.14%) ETL
11 6 (20.69%) Fixed Income
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (17.24%) Subversion
12 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
12 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (17.24%) Equities
12 5 (17.24%) Change Management
13 4 (13.79%) Back Office
13 4 (13.79%) Migration
13 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
13 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis

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:

Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (34.48%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (13.79%) Data Mart
6 4 (13.79%) SSDT
7 3 (10.34%) MS Access
8 2 (6.90%) Big Data
9 1 (3.45%) Data Mining
9 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (3.45%) OLTP
9 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.45%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (3.45%) QlikView
9 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Back Office
4 3 (10.34%) Front Office
5 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
3 2 (6.90%) REST
3 2 (6.90%) WCF
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Ext JS
4 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) SOAP
4 1 (3.45%) XSD
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Fixed Income
2 5 (17.24%) Equities
3 4 (13.79%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Reinsurance
4 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) ETL
2 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) Line Management
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Transformation
6 2 (6.90%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) ETL Development
6 2 (6.90%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Database Security
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) T-SQL
3 11 (37.93%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) VBA
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Java
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) VB
7 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.45%) Sybase
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau