The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior SQL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior SQL Developer
UK
Rank 539 573 555
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 48 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 30
Median daily rate £431 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Senior SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

Senior SQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK.

Senior SQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Senior SQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK.

Senior SQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +25 46 £438 -12.50% 33
London +11 26 £463 -7.50% 9
City of London +6 11 £450 -5.26% 6
South East +27 9 £338 -16.14% 6
Berkshire - 7 £325 -
West Midlands -9 5 £413 +26.92% 1
Maidenhead - 5 £325 -
Birmingham - 4 - - 1
North West +26 2 £388 - 5
West Yorkshire +15 2 £400 +6.66% 5
Leeds +11 2 £400 +6.66% 4
Yorkshire +10 2 £400 +6.66% 6
Reading - 2 £438 -
Cheshire +27 1 - - 1
Warrington +20 1 - -
Manchester +12 1 £388 - 3
Staffordshire +2 1 £413 +50.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £375 +15.38%
East of England -5 1 £363 -27.50% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £363 -
Surrey - 1 £488 -
Woking - 1 £488 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £363 - 1

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Senior SQL 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 featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 109 (95.61%) SQL
2 75 (65.79%) SQL Server
3 74 (64.91%) .NET
4 71 (62.28%) C#
5 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (39.47%) T-SQL
7 44 (38.60%) MVC
8 43 (37.72%) Finance
9 42 (36.84%) ASP.NET
10 33 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 31 (27.19%) Microsoft
12 28 (24.56%) JavaScript
13 27 (23.68%) TDD
14 26 (22.81%) .NET Framework
15 24 (21.05%) Banking
15 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (20.18%) jQuery
16 23 (20.18%) Scrum
17 22 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 21 (18.42%) WCF
19 19 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (15.79%) HTML
20 18 (15.79%) CSS
21 17 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
22 15 (13.16%) Windows
22 15 (13.16%) WPF
23 14 (12.28%) ETL
24 13 (11.40%) Entity Framework
25 12 (10.53%) BDD
25 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.75%) IIS
2 2 (1.75%) JBoss
2 2 (1.75%) Jetty
2 2 (1.75%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 10 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Internet
1 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (28.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (9.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (7.89%) Power BI
7 9 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (6.14%) Data Mart
9 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
10 5 (4.39%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (3.51%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
11 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
12 3 (2.63%) MySQL
12 3 (2.63%) OLAP
12 3 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.02%) Subversion
2 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.63%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.75%) MSTest
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.88%) Moq
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (37.72%) Finance
2 24 (21.05%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Back Office
4 5 (4.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (64.91%) .NET
2 42 (36.84%) ASP.NET
3 26 (22.81%) .NET Framework
4 24 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 23 (20.18%) jQuery
6 21 (18.42%) WCF
7 18 (15.79%) CSS
7 18 (15.79%) HTML
8 15 (13.16%) WPF
9 13 (11.40%) Entity Framework
10 11 (9.65%) XML
11 10 (8.77%) SOAP
11 10 (8.77%) Web Services
12 9 (7.89%) AngularJS
12 9 (7.89%) NHibernate
13 8 (7.02%) Gherkin
13 8 (7.02%) XSD
13 8 (7.02%) XSLT
14 7 (6.14%) WinForms
14 7 (6.14%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.39%) Replication
3 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.51%) User Experience
4 3 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.63%) Equities
4 3 (2.63%) Market Risk
4 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.75%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.75%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) DataPower
6 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Fintech
6 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Unix
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.60%) MVC
3 27 (23.68%) TDD
4 23 (20.18%) Scrum
5 17 (14.91%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (12.28%) ETL
7 12 (10.53%) BDD
8 11 (9.65%) Project Management
9 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.89%) Data Modelling
10 9 (7.89%) SOLID
11 8 (7.02%) SDLC
11 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.02%) Web Development
12 6 (5.26%) Front End Development
13 5 (4.39%) OO
14 4 (3.51%) Business Analysis
14 4 (3.51%) Migration
14 4 (3.51%) Performance Tuning
15 3 (2.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 109 (95.61%) SQL
2 71 (62.28%) C#
3 45 (39.47%) T-SQL
4 28 (24.56%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.89%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.89%) Python
6 8 (7.02%) Java
7 4 (3.51%) C++
8 3 (2.63%) VB
8 3 (2.63%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.63%) VBA
9 2 (1.75%) C
9 2 (1.75%) Perl
9 2 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) Basel II
1 1 (0.88%) Basel III
1 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 31 (27.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Oracle
3 4 (3.51%) SAP
4 2 (1.75%) Solace
4 2 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.88%) Informatica
5 1 (0.88%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.88%) Netezza
5 1 (0.88%) RedGate
5 1 (0.88%) Teradata
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago