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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 143 136 122
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 10 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 7
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £290 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +88.57%
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
3470 3637 2924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.83% 95.01% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2156 2141 1584
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 190 193
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.16 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.17% +0.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.39 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 July 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 -4 4 £319 -10.83% 3
Manchester -8 3 £356 +9.61% 9
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 July 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 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (51.35%) .NET
3 17 (45.95%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (35.14%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (29.73%) WCF
7 10 (27.03%) MVC
8 9 (24.32%) ETL
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
11 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
13 4 (10.81%) PHP
13 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
13 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
13 4 (10.81%) Replication
13 4 (10.81%) High Availability
13 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
13 4 (10.81%) Database Tuning
14 3 (8.11%) Network Security
14 3 (8.11%) Web Development
14 3 (8.11%) Digital Media

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 (2.70%) SAS
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.70%) QlikView
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) ERwin
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) WCF
3 8 (21.62%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (8.11%) CSS
5 3 (8.11%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.70%) NHibernate
7 1 (2.70%) Velocity
7 1 (2.70%) WinForms
7 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) TDD
2 10 (27.03%) MVC
3 9 (24.32%) ETL
4 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (10.81%) Database Tuning
7 4 (10.81%) High Availability
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) CRM
8 3 (8.11%) ERP
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Web Development
9 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Data Security
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.70%) Change Management
10 1 (2.70%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) T-SQL
3 13 (35.14%) C#
4 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.81%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.41%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Actuate
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) Teradata