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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 178 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 22 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.34% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 18
Average daily rate
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£456 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £336 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £545 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £55.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +59.42%
SQL Server Developer
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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
5137 5651 6018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.51% 92.31% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3929 4239 4446
Average daily rate £450 £441 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% -1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 138
Average hourly rate £19.72 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.65% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.74 £127.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (72.41%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (65.52%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (55.17%) SQL
7 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
7 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
8 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (41.38%) ETL
9 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (31.03%) Scrum
13 7 (24.14%) Cognos
14 6 (20.69%) C#
14 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
14 6 (20.69%) .NET
14 6 (20.69%) Finance
14 6 (20.69%) Banking
14 6 (20.69%) Retail
14 6 (20.69%) ProClarity
14 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
14 6 (20.69%) MDX
15 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
15 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
15 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
16 4 (13.79%) OLAP
16 4 (13.79%) Business Objects

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (82.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (72.41%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (62.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (44.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (37.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.69%) ProClarity
9 4 (13.79%) OLAP
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (13.79%) QlikView
10 3 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (10.34%) SSDT
11 2 (6.90%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) ERwin
3 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Banking
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 4 (13.79%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
1 6 (20.69%) MDX
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (41.38%) ETL
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Kimball Methodology
6 5 (17.24%) Dimensional Modelling
7 3 (10.34%) Change Management
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (6.90%) Validation
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
9 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.45%) FATCA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cognos
3 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
4 3 (10.34%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) Sybase
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle