The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 601 552 559
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 28 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.055% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.059% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 17
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
52873 48864 52221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.73% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32949 29518 29383
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2099 2105 2573
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
England -33 23 £513 +13.88% 6
London +11 22 £525 -4.54%
City of London +25 8 £494 -1.25%
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Selby - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Senior SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 57 (93.44%) SQL
2 49 (80.33%) SQL Server
3 24 (39.34%) .NET
3 24 (39.34%) C#
4 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (31.15%) Front Office
7 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (27.87%) Finance
9 15 (24.59%) Oracle
10 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
10 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (21.31%) PL/SQL
11 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
11 13 (21.31%) ETL
12 10 (16.39%) Migration
12 10 (16.39%) Analytics
13 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
14 8 (13.11%) Java
14 8 (13.11%) Banking
14 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (11.48%) XML
15 7 (11.48%) SAS
15 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (9.84%) Workflow
16 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 5 (8.20%) MVC
17 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
17 5 (8.20%) HTML

Senior SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 7 (11.48%) SAS
2 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (80.33%) SQL Server
2 23 (37.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (32.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (29.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (22.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.56%) QlikView
9 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.28%) DTS
9 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
9 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.64%) OLAP
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.64%) MS Access
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) WiX
2 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 19 (31.15%) Front Office
2 17 (27.87%) Finance
3 8 (13.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.92%) Marketing
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (39.34%) .NET
2 7 (11.48%) XML
3 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.20%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) CSS
4 3 (4.92%) XSLT
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.28%) EJB
5 2 (3.28%) XSL
5 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.28%) JSP
5 2 (3.28%) Servlets
5 2 (3.28%) DHTML
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) MDX
6 1 (1.64%) WCF
6 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Replication
3 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) ETL
2 10 (16.39%) Migration
2 10 (16.39%) Analytics
3 9 (14.75%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.84%) Workflow
5 5 (8.20%) MVC
6 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.92%) ITIL
7 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.28%) Project Management
8 2 (3.28%) Validation
8 2 (3.28%) Workflow Management
8 2 (3.28%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.28%) Programme Management
8 2 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.28%) TDD
8 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.28%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 57 (93.44%) SQL
2 24 (39.34%) C#
3 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
4 13 (21.31%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.11%) Java
6 3 (4.92%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) VBA
6 3 (4.92%) C
6 3 (4.92%) XPath
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.64%) C++
8 1 (1.64%) XAML
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.64%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) Sybase
4 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Informatica
6 1 (1.64%) Kofax
6 1 (1.64%) Talend