The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior SQL Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior SQL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 542 521 568
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 45 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.080% 0.048% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.052% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 19
Average daily rate £475 £625 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £324 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
- -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Senior SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 18 April 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -66 44 £485 -22.40% 11
London -8 37 £538 -14.00% 3
City of London -4 11 £463 -11.90% 1
Yorkshire -17 4 £320 -
Leeds -16 3 £320 -
West Yorkshire -17 3 £320 -
North West - 2 - - 2
Manchester - 2 - - 2
York - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 £325 -
East Midlands - - - - 2
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 2
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Reading - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bristol - - - -

Senior SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL Developer in their job title.

1 83 (93.26%) SQL
2 71 (79.78%) SQL Server
3 50 (56.18%) .NET
4 46 (51.69%) C#
4 46 (51.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (35.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (32.58%) Front Office
6 29 (32.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 28 (31.46%) Finance
8 27 (30.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (30.34%) Banking
9 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
9 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
9 22 (24.72%) ETL
10 20 (22.47%) Data Modelling
11 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
12 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
13 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (10.11%) Data Transformation
15 9 (10.11%) Workflow
16 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 8 (8.99%) MCTS
16 8 (8.99%) MCITP
16 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
16 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
17 7 (7.87%) Migration

Senior SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (19.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (79.78%) SQL Server
2 46 (51.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (35.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (32.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 27 (30.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (21.35%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (19.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 5 (5.62%) Data Mining
11 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
11 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.37%) Star Schema
12 2 (2.25%) QlikView
12 2 (2.25%) DTS
13 1 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
13 1 (1.12%) OLTP
13 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
13 1 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.37%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.12%) WiX
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.12%) Ant
3 1 (1.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 29 (32.58%) Front Office
2 28 (31.46%) Finance
3 27 (30.34%) Banking
4 5 (5.62%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (56.18%) .NET
2 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.87%) HTML
3 7 (7.87%) Ajax
4 4 (4.49%) LINQ
5 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.37%) WCF
6 1 (1.12%) jQuery
6 1 (1.12%) RESTful
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (1.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (1.12%) XHTML
6 1 (1.12%) CSS
6 1 (1.12%) JDBC
6 1 (1.12%) XML
6 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.12%) JSON
6 1 (1.12%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.25%) NHS
4 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) UNIX
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.72%) ETL
2 20 (22.47%) Data Modelling
3 14 (15.73%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (10.11%) Data Transformation
4 9 (10.11%) Workflow
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Workflow Management
7 4 (4.49%) Web Development
7 4 (4.49%) Extreme Programming
7 4 (4.49%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (4.49%) Release Management
8 3 (3.37%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (3.37%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.37%) MVC
8 3 (3.37%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.25%) TDD
9 2 (2.25%) Data Management
9 2 (2.25%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (93.26%) SQL
2 46 (51.69%) C#
3 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
4 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.37%) VB
6 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.37%) VB6
7 2 (2.25%) Korn
8 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.12%) Java
8 1 (1.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) MCTS
1 8 (8.99%) MCITP
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) EMIR
1 1 (1.12%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 22 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Sybase
4 1 (1.12%) Microgen
4 1 (1.12%) Siebel
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