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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 194 196 184
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 12 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.31% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 14
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £323 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £527 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.33%
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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
5239 6373 5699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 93.31% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 4649 4243
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £33.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 20 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (46.15%) .NET
8 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (38.46%) C#
10 7 (26.92%) Finance
10 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (23.08%) Banking
11 6 (23.08%) ETL
11 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
12 5 (19.23%) MDX
12 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (15.38%) Replication
13 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
13 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
13 4 (15.38%) Windows
13 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (11.54%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (61.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (11.54%) OLAP
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
10 1 (3.85%) DTS
10 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
10 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
10 1 (3.85%) SSDT
10 1 (3.85%) Triplestore
10 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (3.85%) SQL CLR
10 1 (3.85%) Redis
10 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) ERwin
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
2 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 5 (19.23%) MDX
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) XML
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) DTV
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (23.08%) ETL
2 6 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (7.69%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) SOA
6 1 (3.85%) RAD
6 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (3.85%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) SQL
2 16 (61.54%) T-SQL
3 10 (38.46%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
4 3 (11.54%) VBA
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.85%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
3 2 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (3.85%) FATCA
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) Tableau