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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 606 590 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 58 57 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 55
Average daily rate £450 £463 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £465 £320
% change year-on-year
-30.10% +45.31%
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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 56 £450 - 30
London -14 37 £480 +6.66% 7
City of London +48 17 £450 -10.00% 1
North West -3 9 £325 -8.77% 3
Canary Wharf +7 6 £480 +1.05%
Chester - 5 £325 -
Cheshire - 5 £325 - 2
South West +9 4 £430 +19.03%
Liverpool - 4 £325 -
Merseyside - 4 £325 -
East Midlands +4 2 £375 - 3
South East -14 2 - - 8
Berkshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - 2 £375 -
Reading - 2 - -
Bristol 0 1 £425 +0.59%
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 7
Wales -3 1 - -
South Wales -15 1 - -
Scotland -19 1 £375 - 1
Cardiff -20 1 - -
Devon - 1 £325 -
Somerset - 1 £475 -
Wiltshire - 1 £435 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Taunton - 1 £475 -
Swindon - 1 £435 -
Essex - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -

Senior SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 99 (87.61%) SQL
2 66 (58.41%) SQL Server
3 64 (56.64%) .NET
4 58 (51.33%) C#
5 55 (48.67%) Finance
6 34 (30.09%) MVC
7 27 (23.89%) WCF
7 27 (23.89%) WPF
8 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET
10 21 (18.58%) Windows
11 20 (17.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (16.81%) TDD
12 19 (16.81%) Java
12 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
12 19 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (15.93%) OO
14 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
14 17 (15.04%) Oracle
14 17 (15.04%) Front Office
14 17 (15.04%) Banking
15 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (13.27%) SOA
17 14 (12.39%) Scrum
18 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (11.50%) XML
18 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
18 13 (11.50%) DevExpress

Senior SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 4 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.77%) Jetty
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.88%) JBoss
3 1 (0.88%) Node.js
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) Network Security
1 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) Broadband
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (58.41%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 20 (17.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (16.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (14.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (9.73%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.54%) DB2
7 4 (3.54%) Hadoop
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.65%) Big Data
8 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.77%) MS Access
9 2 (1.77%) MySQL
9 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.77%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.65%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.77%) JIRA
3 2 (1.77%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.88%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.88%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.88%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.88%) Maven
4 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.88%) MSTest
4 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.88%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) tSQLt
General
1 55 (48.67%) Finance
2 17 (15.04%) Banking
2 17 (15.04%) Front Office
3 11 (9.73%) Investment Banking
4 10 (8.85%) Financial Institution
5 6 (5.31%) Back Office
6 3 (2.65%) International Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Retail
8 1 (0.88%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (56.64%) .NET
2 27 (23.89%) WCF
2 27 (23.89%) WPF
3 25 (22.12%) ASP.NET
4 19 (16.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (11.50%) XML
6 11 (9.73%) CSS
6 11 (9.73%) HTML
7 9 (7.96%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (5.31%) HTML5
9 6 (5.31%) jQuery
9 6 (5.31%) Web Services
10 5 (4.42%) REST
10 5 (4.42%) RESTful
10 5 (4.42%) Spring
11 4 (3.54%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (3.54%) JSON
11 4 (3.54%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Market Risk
3 4 (3.54%) Equities
4 3 (2.65%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) Derivative
5 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.77%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.88%) BBC
6 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.58%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Linux
3 6 (5.31%) Unix
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Solaris
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) MVC
2 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.81%) TDD
4 18 (15.93%) OO
5 15 (13.27%) SOA
6 14 (12.39%) Scrum
7 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.73%) Market Making
9 10 (8.85%) ETL
10 8 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (7.08%) Refactoring
10 8 (7.08%) Unit Testing
11 7 (6.19%) Data Modelling
11 7 (6.19%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (4.42%) High Availability
12 5 (4.42%) SDLC
12 5 (4.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (87.61%) SQL
2 58 (51.33%) C#
3 19 (16.81%) Java
4 17 (15.04%) T-SQL
5 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
6 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.19%) VB
8 5 (4.42%) PHP
9 4 (3.54%) Python
10 3 (2.65%) Tcl
10 3 (2.65%) VBA
11 2 (1.77%) C
11 2 (1.77%) Haskell
11 2 (1.77%) Scala
11 2 (1.77%) VB6
12 1 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.88%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (2.65%) EMIR
1 3 (2.65%) MiFID
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) HL7
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.04%) Oracle
3 13 (11.50%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.54%) Tableau
5 3 (2.65%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.88%) BEA
6 1 (0.88%) Capita
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Perforce
6 1 (0.88%) Splunk
6 1 (0.88%) Telerik
6 1 (0.88%) Teradata
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) Zend
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