The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 71 70 51
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 22 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 1.32% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.40% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 17
Average daily rate £400 £313 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -6.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £345 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.62 £47.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+27.61% +75.92%
SQL Server Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1353 1071 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 95.01% 94.11% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 927 760 576
Average daily rate £385 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.13 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -3.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £9.00 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.53 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (55.81%) .NET
2 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
3 23 (53.49%) C#
4 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 19 (44.19%) T-SQL
5 18 (41.86%) MVC
5 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
9 12 (27.91%) MDX
10 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
10 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
11 5 (11.63%) Windows
11 5 (11.63%) HTML
11 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
12 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (9.30%) jQuery
12 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (9.30%) Database Optimisation
12 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (9.30%) Replication
13 3 (6.98%) Java
13 3 (6.98%) JavaScript

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (32.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) MS Access
7 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Maven
4 1 (2.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) .NET
1 24 (55.81%) ASP.NET
2 18 (41.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (27.91%) MDX
4 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
5 5 (11.63%) HTML
6 4 (9.30%) jQuery
7 3 (6.98%) CSS
8 2 (4.65%) CSS3
8 2 (4.65%) Middleware
8 2 (4.65%) OAuth
8 2 (4.65%) SOAP
8 2 (4.65%) WCF
8 2 (4.65%) Web Services
8 2 (4.65%) WinForms
8 2 (4.65%) XML
8 2 (4.65%) XSD
8 2 (4.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Replication
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (30.23%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.30%) Database Optimisation
4 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.65%) SDLC
6 2 (4.65%) Web Development
7 1 (2.33%) Analytics
7 1 (2.33%) CMMI
7 1 (2.33%) ETL
7 1 (2.33%) ETL Development
7 1 (2.33%) Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C#
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 19 (44.19%) T-SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.65%) XPath
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore