The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 232 232 215
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 11 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 20
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£330 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £410 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8534 8116 9138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 92.91% 91.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4759 4311 4248
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 505 599
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £39.50 £40.00
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 South East

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the South East region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the South East region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Surrey - 4 £325 - 4
Berkshire +7 2 £393 -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 - -
Hampshire -11 1 £363 +16.00% 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
SQL Server Developer
England

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.50%) ETL
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (8.33%) WCF
9 2 (8.33%) Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (8.33%) DTS
7 1 (4.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
1 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (20.83%) HTML
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) Classic ASP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) ActiveX
5 1 (4.17%) OCX
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) DAO
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
1 2 (8.33%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.33%) SAP