The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 144 144 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 26 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.54% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.57% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 6
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £272 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.62 £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.28% +37.14%
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
3793 3688 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.28% 94.25% 94.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2285 1963 1534
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 222 208
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.93% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.22 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £49.50 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +3 10 £325 +44.44% 3
Manchester -9 9 £275 -14.06% 3
Merseyside +3 4 £325 +18.18%
Lancashire +2 2 £360 -20.00% 1
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (56.25%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
4 12 (37.50%) C#
5 11 (34.38%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) ETL
6 10 (31.25%) WCF
7 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (28.13%) MVC
8 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (21.88%) High Availability
9 7 (21.88%) Database Tuning
9 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (21.88%) Web Services
9 7 (21.88%) Replication
10 6 (18.75%) Finance
10 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
11 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
13 3 (9.38%) HTML
13 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
13 3 (9.38%) CSS
13 3 (9.38%) Web Development
13 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
14 2 (6.25%) Network Security
14 2 (6.25%) jQuery
14 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.13%) QlikView
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) ERwin
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) WCF
3 7 (21.88%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.38%) CSS
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
5 2 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (3.13%) Ajax
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
6 1 (3.13%) Velocity
6 1 (3.13%) WinForms
6 1 (3.13%) WPF
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) TDD
2 10 (31.25%) ETL
3 9 (28.13%) MVC
4 7 (21.88%) Database Tuning
4 7 (21.88%) High Availability
4 7 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Web Development
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.25%) Data Security
7 2 (6.25%) ERP
8 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
1 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
2 12 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (18.75%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Telerik
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