The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 83 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.33% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.35% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 8
Average daily rate
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£294 £175 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -43.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £175 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £175 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +80.50%
SQL Server Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1424 1142 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.01% 93.61% 91.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 606 425
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 53 80
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.32 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% +7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £33.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
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Job
Vacancies
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SQL Server Developer
North West

SQL Server Developer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) NHS
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) QlikView
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (9.09%) VCP4
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Mapping
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) VCP4
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft