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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 359 334 306
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -28
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 49 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 52 51
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£456 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+37.14% +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
20684 21615 20403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.43% 92.67% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14220 15100 13816
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £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 368 383 422
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.86 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

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 1 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 1 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 -4 15 £463 -2.63% 3
Docklands, London - 2 £425 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £500 -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (74.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (61.04%) SQL
4 39 (50.65%) T-SQL
4 39 (50.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (44.16%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 29 (37.66%) Finance
8 26 (33.77%) ETL
9 25 (32.47%) C#
9 25 (32.47%) Banking
9 25 (32.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 24 (31.17%) .NET
11 21 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
11 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
13 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
14 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
14 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.99%) VBA
16 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
16 9 (11.69%) Scrum
17 8 (10.39%) MS Access
18 7 (9.09%) Data Management
18 7 (9.09%) Hedge funds
19 6 (7.79%) Analytics
19 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
19 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 57 (74.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (50.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (38.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 25 (32.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (16.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (10.39%) MS Access
10 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 6 (7.79%) QlikView
11 5 (6.49%) DTS
11 5 (6.49%) OLAP
12 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
13 2 (2.60%) DB2
13 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.60%) ProClarity
13 2 (2.60%) Data Mart
14 1 (1.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Subversion
2 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) ERwin
5 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (37.66%) Finance
2 25 (32.47%) Banking
3 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
5 3 (3.90%) Law
5 3 (3.90%) Front Office
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Local Government
7 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.30%) Legal
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.17%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) MDX
3 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.60%) REST
4 2 (2.60%) HTML5
4 2 (2.60%) JAX-RS
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) SOAP
4 2 (2.60%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) JMS
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 2 (2.60%) Spring
5 1 (1.30%) WCF
5 1 (1.30%) WPF
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Equities
3 5 (6.49%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.90%) Clustering
5 3 (3.90%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.90%) NHS
5 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.60%) AS400
6 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 2 (2.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Business Intelligence
2 26 (33.77%) ETL
3 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
4 9 (11.69%) Scrum
5 7 (9.09%) Data Management
6 6 (7.79%) Analytics
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.19%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.90%) TDD
9 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.90%) Change Management
9 3 (3.90%) SOA
9 3 (3.90%) Coaching
9 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.90%) Dimensional Modelling
10 2 (2.60%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) SQL
2 39 (50.65%) T-SQL
3 25 (32.47%) C#
4 10 (12.99%) VBA
5 3 (3.90%) VB
5 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.90%) R
6 2 (2.60%) Java
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) C
7 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) MCITP
1 1 (1.30%) MCTS
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.30%) FATCA
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Cognos
3 3 (3.90%) Tableau
4 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 1 (1.30%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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