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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 363 358 313
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -45
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 40 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 42 52
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £328 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £559
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.02% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -53.33%
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
20991 22143 19500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 93.05% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15086 15237 13037
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 392 385 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% -2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £40.00 £43.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -3 12 £450 +5.88% 2
Southwark - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
South Croydon - - - -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 56 (68.29%) SQL
3 53 (64.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (58.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (53.66%) T-SQL
6 32 (39.02%) Finance
7 31 (37.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 30 (36.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 30 (36.59%) C#
9 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
10 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (28.05%) .NET
12 20 (24.39%) Banking
13 19 (23.17%) ETL
14 18 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
15 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
16 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
18 10 (12.20%) MDX
19 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
20 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
20 8 (9.76%) OLAP
21 7 (8.54%) Kimball Methodology
21 7 (8.54%) Windows
22 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
22 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
22 6 (7.32%) MVC

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (1.22%) IIS
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 53 (64.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 48 (58.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (37.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 30 (36.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (9.76%) OLAP
9 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.88%) Star Schema
12 3 (3.66%) OLAP Cube
12 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
13 2 (2.44%) SSDT
13 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (2.44%) Data Mart
13 2 (2.44%) QlikView
13 2 (2.44%) DTS
13 2 (2.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.22%) ERwin
3 1 (1.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (39.02%) Finance
2 20 (24.39%) Banking
3 9 (10.98%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.66%) Front Office
5 3 (3.66%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) .NET
2 10 (12.20%) MDX
3 8 (9.76%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
6 2 (2.44%) XML
6 2 (2.44%) HTML5
6 2 (2.44%) jQuery
7 1 (1.22%) REST
7 1 (1.22%) CSS3
7 1 (1.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.22%) WCF
7 1 (1.22%) WPF
7 1 (1.22%) WF
7 1 (1.22%) LINQ
7 1 (1.22%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) Hedge funds
2 6 (7.32%) Replication
3 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
3 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.44%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Equities
4 2 (2.44%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.44%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Windows
2 3 (3.66%) UNIX
3 1 (1.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (23.17%) ETL
3 18 (21.95%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (8.54%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (7.32%) MVC
6 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
7 5 (6.10%) Migration
7 5 (6.10%) Scrum
8 4 (4.88%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (4.88%) Database Tuning
9 3 (3.66%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.66%) TDD
9 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.44%) SOA
10 2 (2.44%) RAD
10 2 (2.44%) CRM
10 2 (2.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (68.29%) SQL
2 44 (53.66%) T-SQL
3 30 (36.59%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) VBA
5 4 (4.88%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.44%) Python
6 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VB
7 1 (1.22%) VB6
7 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.22%) R
7 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.10%) MCITP
3 4 (4.88%) MCTS
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) QA
1 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.22%) FATCA
1 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) WMI
1 1 (1.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (30.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle
3 1 (1.22%) SAP
3 1 (1.22%) Cognos
3 1 (1.22%) Sun
3 1 (1.22%) Citrix
3 1 (1.22%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.22%) VMware
3 1 (1.22%) Dundas
3 1 (1.22%) Tableau
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