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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 184 184 165
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 7 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.44% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.47% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 23
Average daily rate
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£406 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £355 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+36.42% +2.94%
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
4843 5711 5464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.37% 93.04% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3673 4070 4060
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 89 110
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (78.95%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (36.84%) ETL
7 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (31.58%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) Windows
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Replication
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (15.79%) UNIX
10 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (15.79%) Banking
10 3 (15.79%) MDX
10 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 2 (10.53%) XML
11 2 (10.53%) OLAP
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (10.53%) OLAP
10 1 (5.26%) DTS
10 1 (5.26%) ProClarity
10 1 (5.26%) QlikView
10 1 (5.26%) SSDT
10 1 (5.26%) Triplestore
10 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 1 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
10 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) MDX
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Replication
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ETL
1 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 11 (57.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) R
5 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) FATCA
1 1 (5.26%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos
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