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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 566 571 617
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 61 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 53 23
Median daily rate £425 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £57.50 - -

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
47494 51855 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31084 33012 33811
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 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1664 2028 2194
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 57 £425 -13.26% 26
London -8 27 £463 -15.90% 11
City of London +17 17 £463 -10.19% 3
South East +15 10 £425 +9.32% 5
East Midlands - 7 £363 - 2
Leicester - 6 £363 -
Leicestershire - 6 £363 -
North West +8 4 £388 +3.33% 4
West Midlands -19 4 £413 +26.92%
South West +11 3 £425 -
Manchester +6 3 £388 - 3
Birmingham -8 3 - -
Leeds +11 2 £400 +14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +10 2 £400 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +7 2 £400 +14.28% 4
Maidstone +4 2 £420 +29.23%
Kent +1 2 £420 +29.23%
Berkshire - 2 £438 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Surrey +20 1 - - 1
East Sussex +5 1 £400 -5.88% 1
Staffordshire -9 1 £413 +37.50%
Wales - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £363 - 1
Newport - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 - -

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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.

1 133 (97.08%) SQL
2 86 (62.77%) SQL Server
3 83 (60.58%) C#
4 80 (58.39%) .NET
5 48 (35.04%) ASP.NET
5 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (34.31%) T-SQL
6 47 (34.31%) Finance
7 43 (31.39%) MVC
8 33 (24.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 33 (24.09%) .NET Framework
8 33 (24.09%) JavaScript
9 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
10 29 (21.17%) Oracle
11 28 (20.44%) TDD
11 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 27 (19.71%) Banking
13 26 (18.98%) jQuery
14 25 (18.25%) HTML
14 25 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (18.25%) Scrum
15 24 (17.52%) CSS
16 22 (16.06%) PL/SQL
17 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
18 19 (13.87%) Entity Framework
19 18 (13.14%) WCF
20 17 (12.41%) Oracle Database
21 16 (11.68%) Oracle Database 12c
21 16 (11.68%) 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 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.19%) IIS
2 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.46%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.46%) JBoss
3 2 (1.46%) Jetty
3 2 (1.46%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.73%) CMS
4 1 (0.73%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.46%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.73%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) Internet
1 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (62.77%) SQL Server
2 33 (24.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (15.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (13.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (12.41%) Oracle Database
6 16 (11.68%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (11.68%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (8.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (6.57%) Power BI
8 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (5.11%) Hadoop
10 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (4.38%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (4.38%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
12 5 (3.65%) Data Mart
12 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
13 4 (2.92%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (7.30%) Cucumber
2 8 (5.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.65%) Subversion
4 4 (2.92%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.46%) Moq
5 2 (1.46%) MSTest
5 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.73%) Gradle
6 1 (0.73%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.73%) JUnit
6 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.73%) TestNG
6 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (34.31%) Finance
2 27 (19.71%) Banking
3 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 5 (3.65%) Back Office
5 3 (2.19%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Front Office
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Games
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (58.39%) .NET
2 48 (35.04%) ASP.NET
3 33 (24.09%) .NET Framework
4 28 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (18.98%) jQuery
6 25 (18.25%) HTML
7 24 (17.52%) CSS
8 19 (13.87%) Entity Framework
9 18 (13.14%) WCF
10 15 (10.95%) WPF
11 12 (8.76%) AngularJS
11 12 (8.76%) NHibernate
11 12 (8.76%) XML
12 11 (8.03%) Web Services
13 10 (7.30%) Gherkin
13 10 (7.30%) SOAP
14 7 (5.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (5.11%) XHTML
14 7 (5.11%) XSD
14 7 (5.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.38%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.38%) Replication
2 6 (4.38%) User Experience
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.92%) NHS
5 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.19%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.19%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.19%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.19%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.46%) Equities
6 2 (1.46%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.46%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.73%) DataPower
7 1 (0.73%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 5 (3.65%) Linux
3 4 (2.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.39%) MVC
3 28 (20.44%) TDD
4 25 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (18.25%) Scrum
5 15 (10.95%) Project Management
6 13 (9.49%) ETL
7 12 (8.76%) BDD
7 12 (8.76%) Data Modelling
8 11 (8.03%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.57%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.84%) SDLC
11 7 (5.11%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.11%) OO
11 7 (5.11%) SOLID
12 6 (4.38%) Data Management
12 6 (4.38%) Waterfall
13 5 (3.65%) Investment Management
13 5 (3.65%) Web Development
14 4 (2.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 133 (97.08%) SQL
2 83 (60.58%) C#
3 47 (34.31%) T-SQL
4 33 (24.09%) JavaScript
5 22 (16.06%) PL/SQL
6 12 (8.76%) Python
7 11 (8.03%) Java
8 9 (6.57%) VBA
9 5 (3.65%) C++
9 5 (3.65%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.92%) C
10 4 (2.92%) VB
11 3 (2.19%) VBScript
12 2 (1.46%) Perl
12 2 (1.46%) Scala
13 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.73%) Haskell
13 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.73%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.73%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.73%) Basel II
2 1 (0.73%) Basel III
2 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.73%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.17%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) SAP
3 3 (2.19%) Tableau
4 2 (1.46%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.46%) Informatica
5 1 (0.73%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.73%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.73%) RedGate