The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West 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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 139 138 126
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 12 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.54% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 12
Median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £419 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £349
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.26 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +84.34%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3246 4058 2966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.33% 95.28% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2055 2423 1638
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 204 199
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.33 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% +4.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.71 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +6 6 £319 -12.67% 3
Manchester -4 3 £338 -3.57% 8
Merseyside - 2 £338 - 1
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 North West region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 13 (43.33%) C#
3 13 (43.33%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) WCF
4 11 (36.67%) TDD
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (30.00%) MVC
6 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (20.00%) Finance
7 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.67%) ETL
8 5 (16.67%) PHP
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (13.33%) Web Development
9 4 (13.33%) Migration
9 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
9 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (10.00%) Java
10 3 (10.00%) CRM
10 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) ERP
10 3 (10.00%) Network Security
10 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (3.33%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) WiX
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 11 (36.67%) WCF
3 6 (20.00%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.67%) Ajax
6 2 (6.67%) CSS
6 2 (6.67%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.67%) HTML
6 2 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) TDD
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.67%) ETL
6 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) ERP
7 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
9 1 (3.33%) Data Mapping
9 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Database Tuning
9 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
9 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) C#
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) PHP
5 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Actuate
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata