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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 170 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 24 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.22% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 25
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£488 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £501 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - £170.00
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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
4894 5420 6771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.99% 92.15% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3855 3933 4940
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 147
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (85.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (82.98%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (72.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (65.96%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
6 27 (57.45%) T-SQL
7 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (48.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (44.68%) SQL
10 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (36.17%) ETL
14 16 (34.04%) Scrum
15 15 (31.91%) .NET
15 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
16 14 (29.79%) MDX
17 13 (27.66%) C#
17 13 (27.66%) Cognos
17 13 (27.66%) Finance
18 12 (25.53%) ProClarity
18 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
19 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 10 (21.28%) Kimball Methodology
20 9 (19.15%) Retail
20 9 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
21 8 (17.02%) Banking
21 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
21 8 (17.02%) Dimensional Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (31.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 40 (85.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (82.98%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (72.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (53.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (48.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (25.53%) ProClarity
9 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 9 (19.15%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (14.89%) OLAP
11 7 (14.89%) QlikView
12 6 (12.77%) SSDT
13 2 (4.26%) Data Mart
13 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (4.26%) MS Access
13 2 (4.26%) OLTP
14 1 (2.13%) DTS
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.77%) ERwin
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Retail
3 8 (17.02%) Banking
4 4 (8.51%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) MDX
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.13%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) WPF
4 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) ETL
4 16 (34.04%) Scrum
5 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
6 10 (21.28%) Kimball Methodology
7 8 (17.02%) Dimensional Modelling
8 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
8 6 (12.77%) Change Management
9 3 (6.38%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Analytics
10 2 (4.26%) Complex ETL
10 2 (4.26%) Validation
11 1 (2.13%) Migration
11 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) T-SQL
2 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) C#
4 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
5 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (4.26%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Cognos
3 6 (12.77%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Sybase