The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Lancashire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 43 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.14% 1.46% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.63% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£280 £210 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
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%
Job Titles Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
388 246 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 88.58% 89.78% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 107 229
Average daily rate £360 £300 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £350 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 39 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £33.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Sybase
3 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) MVVM
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
1 4 (57.14%) MVVM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Sybase