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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
England / North West
Rank 135 142 131
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 4 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.45% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 15
Median daily rate £355 £323 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% +0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £272 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £422 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +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 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
2488 3584 3228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.78% 94.89% 94.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1567 2127 1747
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 194 203
Median hourly rate £17.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 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
Manchester +8 3 £360 +30.90% 5
Cheshire +22 1 £350 +7.69% 3
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (42.11%) C#
7 7 (36.84%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
9 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (21.05%) Migration
10 4 (21.05%) ETL
10 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
11 3 (15.79%) XML
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.79%) Linux
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (10.53%) Power BI
12 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
12 2 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
12 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (10.53%) KNIME
12 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring

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 5 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) KNIME
6 2 (10.53%) Power BI
7 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.26%) OLAP
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Moq
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) WiX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (21.05%) ETL
4 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
5 2 (10.53%) Data Management
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (10.53%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.26%) Database Security
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.53%) R
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) VB6
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau
3 1 (5.26%) Nintex
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
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