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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 376 372 341
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 48 44 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 34 59
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£450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £534 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - £170.00
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
21947 22424 23496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.67% 92.53% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15477 15302 16131
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 411 450
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +24 24 £488 +8.33% 2
Croydon - 1 £300 -
Surbiton - 1 £300 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (77.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (61.54%) SQL
4 55 (52.88%) Data Warehouse
5 53 (50.96%) T-SQL
6 50 (48.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (45.19%) Business Intelligence
8 46 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 44 (42.31%) Finance
10 42 (40.38%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
13 38 (36.54%) ETL
14 34 (32.69%) C#
14 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (29.81%) .NET
16 28 (26.92%) Banking
17 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
18 23 (22.12%) Scrum
19 20 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
20 17 (16.35%) MDX
21 15 (14.42%) Investment Banking
21 15 (14.42%) Analytics
22 14 (13.46%) Asset Management
23 13 (12.50%) Cognos
23 13 (12.50%) QlikView
24 12 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
24 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
24 12 (11.54%) ProClarity
25 11 (10.58%) Retail

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.96%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (24.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 81 (77.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 55 (52.88%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (48.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (44.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (40.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 40 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 13 (12.50%) QlikView
9 12 (11.54%) ProClarity
10 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 11 (10.58%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (8.65%) RDBMS
11 9 (8.65%) Relational Database
12 8 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (7.69%) OLAP
13 7 (6.73%) MS Access
13 7 (6.73%) SSDT
14 4 (3.85%) DTS
15 2 (1.92%) OLTP
15 2 (1.92%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.77%) ERwin
4 4 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (1.92%) Maven
5 2 (1.92%) JIRA
5 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 44 (42.31%) Finance
2 28 (26.92%) Banking
3 15 (14.42%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.58%) Retail
5 10 (9.62%) Front Office
6 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.92%) Law
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) Electronics
8 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.96%) Local Government
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) MDX
3 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.92%) JMS
4 2 (1.92%) Spring
4 2 (1.92%) JAX-RS
5 1 (0.96%) JSON
5 1 (0.96%) Web Services
5 1 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.96%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.96%) WCF
5 1 (0.96%) WPF
5 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Fixed Income
2 10 (9.62%) Clustering
3 9 (8.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 7 (6.73%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.77%) Derivative
5 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Equities
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) DTV
7 1 (0.96%) AS400
7 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.96%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (45.19%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (36.54%) ETL
3 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.12%) Scrum
5 15 (14.42%) Analytics
6 14 (13.46%) Asset Management
7 12 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.54%) Kimball Methodology
8 9 (8.65%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (7.69%) Change Management
10 7 (6.73%) Fund Management
11 6 (5.77%) RAD
11 6 (5.77%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.81%) Migration
12 5 (4.81%) Data Management
13 4 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
13 4 (3.85%) TDD
13 4 (3.85%) Business Analysis
13 4 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (61.54%) SQL
2 53 (50.96%) T-SQL
3 34 (32.69%) C#
4 11 (10.58%) PowerShell
5 8 (7.69%) VB.NET
5 8 (7.69%) VBA
6 3 (2.88%) C
6 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.92%) Python
7 2 (1.92%) VB
7 2 (1.92%) Java
7 2 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.96%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.96%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) Control-M
2 1 (0.96%) Foglight
Vendors
1 39 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Cognos
3 7 (6.73%) SAP
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase
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