The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 141 109 120
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.091% 0.18% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 9
Average daily rate
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£265 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £389 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -40.66%
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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3101 2072 2627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.28% 92.46% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2026 1298 1498
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 182 213
Average hourly rate £23.00 £16.63 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.34% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.17 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 24 November 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
Gloucestershire -18 2 £256 +36.66%
Bristol -14 1 £300 -21.31% 2
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 3
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) .NET
3 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Web Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Content Management
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 2 (16.67%) CMS
7 2 (16.67%) WinForms
7 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 2 (16.67%) Electronics
7 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) SAP
7 2 (16.67%) DTV
8 1 (8.33%) MVC
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (8.33%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (16.67%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (8.33%) QlikView
5 1 (8.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (8.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (16.67%) Content Management
1 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
1 6 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Telerik
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) Jaspersoft