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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 176 178 179
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 25 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.28% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.30% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 26
Average daily rate
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£456 £406 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £341 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £548 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
5393 5319 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.43% 92.41% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 3926 4767
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £282
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 92 76 164
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.58 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £32.03 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 July 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 July 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 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (87.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (84.85%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (69.70%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (57.58%) T-SQL
7 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (48.48%) SQL
9 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (39.39%) Scrum
12 12 (36.36%) ETL
13 10 (30.30%) Cognos
14 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
14 9 (27.27%) Retail
14 9 (27.27%) ProClarity
15 8 (24.24%) MDX
15 8 (24.24%) C#
15 8 (24.24%) .NET
16 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
16 7 (21.21%) Kimball Methodology
17 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
17 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 6 (18.18%) Finance
17 6 (18.18%) Business Objects
18 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
18 5 (15.15%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (87.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (84.85%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (51.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (39.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (27.27%) ProClarity
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (15.15%) OLAP
11 4 (12.12%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (12.12%) QlikView
11 4 (12.12%) SSDT
12 2 (6.06%) DTS
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.12%) ERwin
4 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (27.27%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 5 (15.15%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) .NET
1 8 (24.24%) MDX
2 2 (6.06%) XML
2 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) ETL
5 9 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 7 (21.21%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (15.15%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.12%) Change Management
9 3 (9.09%) CRM
9 3 (9.09%) SDLC
9 3 (9.09%) Complex ETL
10 2 (6.06%) Analytics
10 2 (6.06%) Validation
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) Data Management
11 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
11 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
11 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) T-SQL
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) C#
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cognos
3 6 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Sybase
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