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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 346 335 329
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 56 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.33% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 43
Average daily rate
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£463 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £55.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +59.42%
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
20188 21161 20446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.06% 92.87% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 14901 13771
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 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 380 457
Average hourly rate £18.71 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 May 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 29 May 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 +15 22 £456 +1.38% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
Surbiton - 1 £300 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (74.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (59.30%) SQL
4 41 (47.67%) T-SQL
5 39 (45.35%) Business Intelligence
6 37 (43.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 35 (40.70%) Finance
8 32 (37.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 30 (34.88%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (33.72%) C#
10 29 (33.72%) ETL
11 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (31.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (29.07%) Banking
13 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
13 25 (29.07%) .NET
14 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
15 14 (16.28%) Scrum
16 13 (15.12%) Investment Banking
17 12 (13.95%) Analytics
18 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (11.63%) QlikView
19 9 (10.47%) Retail
20 8 (9.30%) Fixed Income
20 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
20 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
20 8 (9.30%) Cognos
20 8 (9.30%) VBA

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Markit EDM
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (74.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (43.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (37.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 30 (34.88%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (31.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (24.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (11.63%) QlikView
9 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (8.14%) MS Access
11 6 (6.98%) ProClarity
11 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
11 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
12 5 (5.81%) DTS
12 5 (5.81%) OLAP
13 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (4.65%) Data Mining
14 3 (3.49%) SSDT
14 3 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (2.33%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.98%) Subversion
3 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.49%) ERwin
5 2 (2.33%) Maven
5 2 (2.33%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (40.70%) Finance
2 25 (29.07%) Banking
3 13 (15.12%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.47%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.65%) Front Office
6 3 (3.49%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Electronics
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.16%) Local Government
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) MDX
3 2 (2.33%) Spring
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) XML
3 2 (2.33%) JMS
3 2 (2.33%) HTML5
3 2 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Fixed Income
3 7 (8.14%) Clustering
4 5 (5.81%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.81%) Hedge funds
5 4 (4.65%) Equities
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
5 4 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.49%) N-Tier
6 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.49%) Derivative
7 2 (2.33%) AS400
7 2 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.33%) NHS
8 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.16%) DTV
8 1 (1.16%) Statistics
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) UNIX
1 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (33.72%) ETL
3 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.28%) Scrum
5 12 (13.95%) Analytics
6 8 (9.30%) Business Analysis
7 7 (8.14%) Data Management
8 6 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.98%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.81%) SDLC
9 5 (5.81%) Dimensional Modelling
9 5 (5.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.81%) Change Management
9 5 (5.81%) CRM
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.65%) TDD
11 3 (3.49%) Coaching
11 3 (3.49%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (59.30%) SQL
2 41 (47.67%) T-SQL
3 29 (33.72%) C#
4 8 (9.30%) VBA
5 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.49%) R
7 3 (3.49%) C
8 2 (2.33%) Java
8 2 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.16%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) Cognos
3 5 (5.81%) Tableau
4 4 (4.65%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.16%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.16%) Sybase
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