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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 373 377 317
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -60
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 52 46 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 64
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £270 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £533 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 27 £463 +8.82% 3
Surbiton - 2 £300 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (77.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (63.00%) SQL
4 51 (51.00%) T-SQL
5 48 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (46.00%) Data Warehouse
7 42 (42.00%) Finance
8 40 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 39 (39.00%) Business Intelligence
10 38 (38.00%) ETL
11 37 (37.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 35 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 35 (35.00%) C#
12 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (34.00%) .NET
13 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
14 32 (32.00%) Banking
15 24 (24.00%) MS Excel
16 22 (22.00%) Scrum
17 18 (18.00%) Investment Banking
18 17 (17.00%) Analytics
19 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
20 14 (14.00%) MDX
21 12 (12.00%) Fixed Income
21 12 (12.00%) Retail
22 11 (11.00%) Asset Management
22 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2005
22 11 (11.00%) VBA
22 11 (11.00%) QlikView
23 10 (10.00%) PowerShell

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.00%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 77 (77.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (48.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 46 (46.00%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (37.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (35.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (11.00%) QlikView
8 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (10.00%) MS Access
10 9 (9.00%) ProClarity
10 9 (9.00%) RDBMS
10 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
11 8 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (7.00%) OLAP
13 5 (5.00%) SSDT
14 4 (4.00%) DTS
15 2 (2.00%) Data Mining
15 2 (2.00%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.00%) Subversion
4 5 (5.00%) ERwin
5 2 (2.00%) Maven
5 2 (2.00%) JIRA
5 2 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (42.00%) Finance
2 32 (32.00%) Banking
3 18 (18.00%) Investment Banking
4 12 (12.00%) Retail
5 10 (10.00%) Front Office
6 7 (7.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.00%) Law
8 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.00%) Back Office
8 1 (1.00%) Electronics
8 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.00%) Local Government
8 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.00%) .NET
2 14 (14.00%) MDX
3 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.00%) XML
4 2 (2.00%) JMS
4 2 (2.00%) Spring
4 2 (2.00%) JSON
4 2 (2.00%) JAX-RS
5 1 (1.00%) WCF
5 1 (1.00%) WPF
5 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.00%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Fixed Income
2 10 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 9 (9.00%) Clustering
4 7 (7.00%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.00%) Derivative
5 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.00%) Replication
6 3 (3.00%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.00%) NHS
7 2 (2.00%) Equities
7 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.00%) Statistics
8 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.00%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.00%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (38.00%) ETL
3 35 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.00%) Scrum
5 17 (17.00%) Analytics
6 11 (11.00%) Asset Management
7 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 8 (8.00%) Data Management
9 7 (7.00%) Fund Management
9 7 (7.00%) Change Management
9 7 (7.00%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (6.00%) RAD
10 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.00%) Business Analysis
11 5 (5.00%) TDD
11 5 (5.00%) Migration
11 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.00%) SQL
2 51 (51.00%) T-SQL
3 35 (35.00%) C#
4 11 (11.00%) VBA
5 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.00%) C
7 3 (3.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (2.00%) R
8 2 (2.00%) Python
8 2 (2.00%) Java
8 2 (2.00%) Perl
8 2 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Control-M
2 1 (1.00%) Foglight
Vendors
1 34 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Cognos
3 6 (6.00%) SAP
4 4 (4.00%) Oracle
4 4 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (1.00%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.00%) Sybase