The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 371 310 323
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 46 103 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.46% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 64 65
Average daily rate
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£425 £463 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £266 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21792 22443 24513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.74% 92.46% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14941 15287 15897
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 398 464 660
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
SQL Server Developer
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 10 £425 -10.52% 5
Southwark - 1 £313 -
Chiswick - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Northwood - - - -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (74.58%) SQL
3 66 (55.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 60 (50.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 55 (46.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 48 (40.68%) T-SQL
7 46 (38.98%) Finance
8 36 (30.51%) C#
9 35 (29.66%) Data Warehouse
9 35 (29.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (27.12%) .NET
10 32 (27.12%) Banking
11 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
12 27 (22.88%) ETL
12 27 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (16.95%) MS Excel
15 18 (15.25%) Migration
16 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (14.41%) Investment Banking
17 16 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (11.02%) VBA
19 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET
19 11 (9.32%) Fixed Income
20 10 (8.47%) Data Migration
21 9 (7.63%) Degree
21 9 (7.63%) QlikView
21 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
21 9 (7.63%) Asset Management
21 9 (7.63%) Data Modelling

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.54%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 66 (55.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 60 (50.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (46.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (29.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 35 (29.66%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (14.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 16 (13.56%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (7.63%) QlikView
9 8 (6.78%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
10 7 (5.93%) OLAP
11 4 (3.39%) OLTP
11 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (2.54%) Data Mart
12 3 (2.54%) DTS
12 3 (2.54%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.69%) MS Access
13 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 46 (38.98%) Finance
2 32 (27.12%) Banking
3 17 (14.41%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 5 (4.24%) Retail
4 5 (4.24%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.24%) Front Office
5 2 (1.69%) Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) German Language
6 1 (0.85%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) .NET
2 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
4 8 (6.78%) Web Services
5 6 (5.08%) MDX
6 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (2.54%) XML
7 3 (2.54%) WPF
7 3 (2.54%) jQuery
8 2 (1.69%) HTML
8 2 (1.69%) Middleware
8 2 (1.69%) CSS
8 2 (1.69%) WCF
9 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (0.85%) REST
9 1 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Fixed Income
2 7 (5.93%) Equities
3 5 (4.24%) Replication
3 5 (4.24%) Data Integration
4 4 (3.39%) Market Risk
4 4 (3.39%) Clustering
5 3 (2.54%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.54%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.69%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 2 (1.69%) DTV
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Derivative
7 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.88%) ETL
1 27 (22.88%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (18.64%) Performance Tuning
3 18 (15.25%) Migration
4 10 (8.47%) Data Migration
5 9 (7.63%) Data Modelling
5 9 (7.63%) Asset Management
6 8 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.93%) Integration Testing
8 6 (5.08%) TDD
9 5 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (4.24%) Fund Management
9 5 (4.24%) Data Management
9 5 (4.24%) MVC
9 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.24%) Investment Management
9 5 (4.24%) Database Tuning
10 4 (3.39%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (3.39%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 88 (74.58%) SQL
2 48 (40.68%) T-SQL
3 36 (30.51%) C#
4 13 (11.02%) VBA
5 8 (6.78%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.78%) C++
6 6 (5.08%) VC++
7 3 (2.54%) Java
7 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.54%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.69%) VBScript
8 2 (1.69%) VB
9 1 (0.85%) Python
9 1 (0.85%) Ruby
9 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.54%) MCTS
2 3 (2.54%) MCITP
3 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Control-M
Vendors
1 31 (26.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Oracle
3 5 (4.24%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.54%) SunGard
5 2 (1.69%) Informatica
5 2 (1.69%) SAP
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) Siebel
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
6 1 (0.85%) Sun
6 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.85%) Lotus
6 1 (0.85%) Reuters
6 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.85%) Splunk
6 1 (0.85%) Tableau