The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 160 153 173
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 4 45 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.82% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 40 24
Median daily rate £650 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%
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
3178 5518 5658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.67% 94.79% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2581 4245 4207
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 99 73
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.05 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (25.00%) XSLT
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) XML Messaging
7 4 (25.00%) XAML
7 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
7 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) WPF
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) WinForms
8 3 (18.75%) ETL
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
9 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) XML Messaging
3 4 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (18.75%) WinForms
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
5 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) Java SE
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 2 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.25%) Complex ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
5 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Error Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 4 (25.00%) XAML
4 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) VB
5 2 (12.50%) VB6
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) MCSD
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
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