The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 369 320 283
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -37
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 30 64 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.32% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 53
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£450 £431 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +80.50%
SQL Server Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19643 20190 18456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13788 13644 12573
Average daily rate £446 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 387 425
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £19.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 7 £390 -10.85% 3
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (68.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 50 (68.49%) SQL
3 42 (57.53%) T-SQL
4 39 (53.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (41.10%) C#
6 29 (39.73%) Finance
7 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (31.51%) .NET
11 19 (26.03%) ETL
11 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
12 17 (23.29%) Banking
13 16 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
18 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
19 8 (10.96%) Hedge funds
20 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
20 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
20 7 (9.59%) MDX
20 7 (9.59%) Fixed Income
20 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
20 7 (9.59%) OLAP
21 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
21 6 (8.22%) Kimball Methodology

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.74%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 50 (68.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (53.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (12.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (9.59%) OLAP
10 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (5.48%) Data Mart
11 4 (5.48%) MS Access
12 3 (4.11%) QlikView
12 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
12 3 (4.11%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (2.74%) SSDT
13 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
13 2 (2.74%) Star Schema
13 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
14 1 (1.37%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) ERwin
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.48%) Front Office
4 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
6 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.51%) .NET
2 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
2 7 (9.59%) MDX
3 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.11%) HTML5
4 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) REST
5 2 (2.74%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) WPF
6 1 (1.37%) WF
6 1 (1.37%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Hedge funds
3 7 (9.59%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.48%) Replication
4 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.11%) Equities
6 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 2 (2.74%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.37%) DTV
7 1 (1.37%) AS400
7 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.37%) Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.03%) ETL
3 14 (19.18%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (6.85%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.85%) MVC
8 4 (5.48%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.11%) Data Management
9 3 (4.11%) Scrum
9 3 (4.11%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (2.74%) Unit Testing
10 2 (2.74%) Database Tuning
10 2 (2.74%) Analytics
10 2 (2.74%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (2.74%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.74%) Physical Data Model
10 2 (2.74%) TDD
10 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (68.49%) SQL
2 42 (57.53%) T-SQL
3 30 (41.10%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) VBA
5 3 (4.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.74%) R
6 2 (2.74%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.48%) MCTS
2 4 (5.48%) MCITP
3 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) FATCA
1 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.74%) Cognos
2 2 (2.74%) Tableau
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Sun
3 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.37%) VMware
3 1 (1.37%) Greenplum
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