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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 189 192 199
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 9 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.56% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £404 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.30% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.11
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
5314 6820 7348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 91.89% 92.59% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3846 5000 5346
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 147 170
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (75.00%) SQL
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
7 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 9 (28.13%) Banking
10 8 (25.00%) ETL
10 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (21.88%) .NET
11 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (18.75%) QlikView
12 6 (18.75%) Migration
13 5 (15.63%) VBA
13 5 (15.63%) OLAP
14 4 (12.50%) C#
14 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
14 4 (12.50%) Finance
15 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
15 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
15 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
15 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
15 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
15 3 (9.38%) MDX
15 3 (9.38%) Fund Management
15 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (59.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (34.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (18.75%) QlikView
8 5 (15.63%) OLAP
9 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (3.13%) SQL CLR
11 1 (3.13%) SQLite
11 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (3.13%) MS Access
11 1 (3.13%) OLTP
11 1 (3.13%) PowerCenter
11 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 3 (9.38%) MDX
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
4 1 (3.13%) LINQ
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (25.00%) ETL
3 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.38%) Fund Management
5 3 (9.38%) Database Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.25%) Data Management
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow
7 1 (3.13%) Workflow Management
7 1 (3.13%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
3 5 (15.63%) VBA
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.25%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.13%) MCITP
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) SunGard
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) Tableau
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