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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 182 186 184
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 24 8 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 25
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £381 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £316 £328
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
5339 5309 6571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.39% 92.12% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3871 4820
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £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 80 89 170
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.96% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (80.49%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (68.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 27 (65.85%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 22 (53.66%) T-SQL
7 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (48.78%) SQL
9 17 (41.46%) ETL
10 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (36.59%) Scrum
12 13 (31.71%) .NET
13 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
14 11 (26.83%) C#
14 11 (26.83%) MDX
15 10 (24.39%) Finance
15 10 (24.39%) Cognos
16 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
16 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 9 (21.95%) Retail
16 9 (21.95%) ProClarity
16 9 (21.95%) Kimball Methodology
17 8 (19.51%) Banking
18 7 (17.07%) Dimensional Modelling
18 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
18 7 (17.07%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (82.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (80.49%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (68.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 21 (51.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (51.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (39.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (21.95%) ProClarity
7 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (17.07%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (14.63%) OLAP
9 6 (14.63%) QlikView
10 5 (12.20%) SSDT
11 2 (4.88%) Data Mart
11 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (4.88%) MS Access
11 2 (4.88%) OLTP
12 1 (2.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) ERwin
4 1 (2.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Retail
3 8 (19.51%) Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) .NET
2 11 (26.83%) MDX
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (41.46%) ETL
3 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Scrum
5 9 (21.95%) Kimball Methodology
5 9 (21.95%) Configuration Management
6 7 (17.07%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 3 (7.32%) Complex ETL
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
10 2 (4.88%) Data Management
10 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.88%) Validation
11 1 (2.44%) Migration
11 1 (2.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) T-SQL
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
5 6 (14.63%) VB.NET
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (4.88%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 10 (24.39%) Cognos
3 5 (12.20%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sybase