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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 367 325 299
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 35 79 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.35% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 53 55
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£463 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.75 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+36.42% +2.94%
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
19804 20828 19241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.62% 92.96% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13695 14255 13119
Average daily rate £450 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 399 399
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 March 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 March 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 -4 7 £406 -4.41% 5
Southwark - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 53 (72.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 43 (58.90%) SQL
4 37 (50.68%) T-SQL
5 36 (49.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (39.73%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (36.99%) C#
8 25 (34.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 24 (32.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (28.77%) .NET
10 21 (28.77%) Finance
11 19 (26.03%) ETL
11 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (24.66%) Banking
13 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
14 16 (21.92%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (15.07%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (13.70%) MS Excel
17 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
17 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
18 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
18 8 (10.96%) Fixed Income
18 8 (10.96%) VBA
19 7 (9.59%) MS Access
20 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
20 6 (8.22%) Data Management
20 6 (8.22%) Scrum
20 6 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

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 2 (2.74%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (72.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (49.32%) 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 10 (13.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (9.59%) MS Access
10 5 (6.85%) QlikView
10 5 (6.85%) OLAP
11 4 (5.48%) DTS
11 4 (5.48%) Data Mining
11 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (4.11%) Data Mart
12 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.74%) OLAP Cube
14 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (1.37%) SSDT
14 1 (1.37%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Subversion
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
2 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.85%) Retail
5 4 (5.48%) Front Office
5 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.74%) Law
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.37%) Local Government
7 1 (1.37%) Legal
7 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.37%) Back Office
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) MDX
3 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.11%) HTML5
4 3 (4.11%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) JAX-RS
5 2 (2.74%) REST
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
5 2 (2.74%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) JMS
5 2 (2.74%) Spring
5 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
6 1 (1.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.37%) WPF
6 1 (1.37%) WF
6 1 (1.37%) jQuery
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Fixed Income
3 6 (8.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.85%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.85%) Equities
5 4 (5.48%) Replication
6 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (2.74%) Clustering
7 2 (2.74%) NHS
8 1 (1.37%) DTV
8 1 (1.37%) AS400
8 1 (1.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.37%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
2 3 (4.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (26.03%) ETL
2 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.33%) Business Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (8.22%) Data Management
5 6 (8.22%) Scrum
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.48%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (5.48%) Analytics
8 3 (4.11%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.11%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.74%) SOA
9 2 (2.74%) OO
9 2 (2.74%) CRM
9 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.74%) Migration
9 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.74%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.90%) SQL
2 37 (50.68%) T-SQL
3 27 (36.99%) C#
4 8 (10.96%) VBA
5 4 (5.48%) R
6 2 (2.74%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) Python
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) VB6
7 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) MCTS
2 2 (2.74%) MCITP
2 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.37%) FATCA
1 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Tableau
3 2 (2.74%) Cognos
4 1 (1.37%) Greenplum
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
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