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 19 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 132 124 117
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 5 8 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.27% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.29% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 22
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£260 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £170.00 £13.11
% change year-on-year
- +1196.72%
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
2909 2717 3100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.48% 91.85% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1347 1558
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 204 212
Average hourly rate £16.80 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Manchester -11 4 £260 -20.00%
Cheshire +9 1 £260 -9.56% 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) OLAP
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) DTV
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) OLAP
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP