The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
England / London
Rank 339 312 330
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 63 103 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.48% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.51% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 80 73
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.61%

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

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 23 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 13 £425 -10.52% 7
Croydon - 2 £438 -
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 86 (63.70%) SQL
3 67 (49.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (47.41%) .NET
5 61 (45.19%) Finance
6 54 (40.00%) C#
7 52 (38.52%) T-SQL
8 48 (35.56%) Microsoft
9 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (34.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (25.93%) Banking
12 33 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
12 33 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 29 (21.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
14 25 (18.52%) ETL
15 24 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
16 21 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
18 16 (11.85%) SDLC
19 14 (10.37%) SQL Server 2014
19 14 (10.37%) Migration
19 14 (10.37%) Front Office
19 14 (10.37%) TDD
19 14 (10.37%) Subversion
19 14 (10.37%) WCF
20 13 (9.63%) Oracle
20 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
21 12 (8.89%) VBA

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (2.22%) CMS
1 3 (2.22%) IIS
1 3 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.48%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 2 (1.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.74%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.74%) SMTP
1 1 (0.74%) SSH
1 1 (0.74%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 67 (49.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (34.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (24.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 29 (21.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (17.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 14 (10.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (7.41%) Data Mart
9 8 (5.93%) MS Access
9 8 (5.93%) Power BI
10 6 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (2.96%) SSDT
13 3 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
13 3 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (2.22%) QlikView
13 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
13 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.37%) Subversion
3 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.93%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.70%) JIRA
5 4 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.48%) WiX
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.74%) NUnit
7 1 (0.74%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (45.19%) Finance
2 35 (25.93%) Banking
3 14 (10.37%) Front Office
4 11 (8.15%) Back Office
5 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.19%) Legal
6 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.70%) Marketing
6 5 (3.70%) Retail
7 4 (2.96%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.48%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (47.41%) .NET
2 14 (10.37%) WCF
3 13 (9.63%) ASP.NET
4 10 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (6.67%) HTML
6 8 (5.93%) XML
7 7 (5.19%) RESTful
8 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (3.70%) CSS
9 5 (3.70%) MDX
9 5 (3.70%) Web Services
10 4 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.96%) WPF
11 3 (2.22%) Entity Framework
11 3 (2.22%) NancyFx
11 3 (2.22%) React
11 3 (2.22%) REST
11 3 (2.22%) SOAP
12 2 (1.48%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.67%) Derivative
1 9 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.19%) Equities
3 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.22%) Replication
5 2 (1.48%) Fintech
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.93%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (18.52%) ETL
4 16 (11.85%) SDLC
5 14 (10.37%) Migration
5 14 (10.37%) TDD
6 11 (8.15%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.15%) Waterfall
7 10 (7.41%) Analytics
7 10 (7.41%) Scrum
8 8 (5.93%) Change Management
8 8 (5.93%) Inversion of Control
8 8 (5.93%) MVC
8 8 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.19%) SOLID
9 7 (5.19%) Web Development
10 6 (4.44%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 86 (63.70%) SQL
2 54 (40.00%) C#
3 52 (38.52%) T-SQL
4 19 (14.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.89%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.89%) VBA
6 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.70%) VB
8 5 (3.70%) VB6
9 4 (2.96%) Java
10 3 (2.22%) C
10 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.48%) PHP
11 2 (1.48%) Python
12 1 (0.74%) C++
12 1 (0.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.74%) Perl
12 1 (0.74%) R
12 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.41%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.48%) MCITP
3 2 (1.48%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Basel III
2 1 (0.74%) COREP
2 1 (0.74%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) FINREP
2 1 (0.74%) IFRS
2 1 (0.74%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.74%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 48 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 9 (6.67%) Sybase
4 5 (3.70%) Tableau
5 3 (2.22%) Adobe
5 3 (2.22%) RedGate
6 2 (1.48%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.48%) Cognos
6 2 (1.48%) Embarcadero
6 2 (1.48%) Teradata
7 1 (0.74%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.74%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
7 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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