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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
England / North West
Rank 129 149 122
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -27
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.15% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
Median daily rate £360 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
2503 3711 2925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 95.13% 94.72% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2213 1689
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 170 187
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 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
Lancashire - 4 £360 -
Manchester +15 3 £349 +10.71% 3
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (43.48%) C#
6 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
6 9 (39.13%) .NET
6 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (26.09%) ETL
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
9 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
10 4 (17.39%) Linux
10 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
10 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
10 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.04%) WCF
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
12 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling

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 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (39.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (26.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.35%) KNIME
8 1 (4.35%) OLAP
8 1 (4.35%) Power BI
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.70%) Moq
2 2 (8.70%) NUnit
2 2 (8.70%) WiX
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 3 (13.04%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) WinForms
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.35%) CSS
5 1 (4.35%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) ETL
4 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Data Management
6 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.70%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (8.70%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (4.35%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (4.35%) Database Security
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow
7 1 (4.35%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) T-SQL
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB6
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) R
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Actuate
3 1 (4.35%) Nintex
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau