The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 39 33 43
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.19% 2.03% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 2.26% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Average daily rate
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£353 £210 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +60.00%
SQL Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 265 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 84.18% 89.53% 94.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 113 222
Average daily rate £333 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £388 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 24
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £31.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -52.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.50 £38.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer in the job title across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Developer across the Lancashire region.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer across the Lancashire region.

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited SQL 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 Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) WPF
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) MVVM
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Sybase
3 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) NHS
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region that cited SQL 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) WPF
2 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) MVVM
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft