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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 250 233 211
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.085% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
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£308 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.90% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
8664 8286 7701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.59% 92.51% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4998 4523 3917
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 421 581
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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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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
Oxfordshire -23 3 £305 -2.40%
Hampshire +3 2 £313 -0.79%
Surrey -7 2 £290 -14.07%
Sussex - 1 £400 -
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 16 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 16 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (29.17%) ETL
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (20.83%) MS Office
10 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (12.50%) Replication
12 3 (12.50%) C#
12 3 (12.50%) NHS
13 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
13 2 (8.33%) XML
13 2 (8.33%) Finance
13 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
13 2 (8.33%) Migration
13 2 (8.33%) SSDT
13 2 (8.33%) Analytics
13 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
13 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (20.83%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) SSDT
7 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) DTS
8 1 (4.17%) OLTP
8 1 (4.17%) OLAP
8 1 (4.17%) MS Access
8 1 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) MDX
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
1 3 (12.50%) Replication
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Analytics
3 2 (8.33%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Web Development
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Business Objects
2 1 (4.17%) SAP