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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 582 549 557
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 13 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.056% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.061% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 15
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£525 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £321 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £320 £390
% change year-on-year
- -17.94%
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
50887 47919 48399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.76% 92.66% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32224 29016 27128
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2084 2089 2613
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -30 13 £525 +23.52% 7
London -2 12 £525 - 1
City of London +23 8 £525 +61.53%
West Yorkshire -4 1 - - 1
Leeds -9 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -14 1 - - 1
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Selby - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 1
Winchester - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -

Senior SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 46 (93.88%) SQL
2 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
3 18 (36.73%) C#
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (34.69%) .NET
5 15 (30.61%) Oracle
6 14 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Front Office
6 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
7 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (24.49%) Market Making
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (20.41%) ETL
10 10 (20.41%) Analytics
11 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
13 7 (14.29%) Banking
13 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (14.29%) Migration
14 6 (12.24%) Workflow
14 6 (12.24%) SAS
14 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.24%) XML
15 5 (10.20%) Java
16 4 (8.16%) QlikView
16 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 4 (8.16%) Data Migration

Senior SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 6 (12.24%) SAS
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (77.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (36.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (34.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (22.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.16%) QlikView
7 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (4.08%) OLAP
8 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.08%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.04%) MS Access
9 1 (2.04%) Big Data
9 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 14 (28.57%) Front Office
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Back Office
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.12%) CSS
4 3 (6.12%) XSLT
5 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.08%) JSP
5 2 (4.08%) Servlets
5 2 (4.08%) EJB
5 2 (4.08%) XSL
5 2 (4.08%) DHTML
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) MDX
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Market Making
2 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (20.41%) ETL
2 10 (20.41%) Analytics
3 7 (14.29%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) Workflow
5 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Workflow Management
7 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.08%) Wealth Management
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (2.04%) Validation
8 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.04%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (93.88%) SQL
2 18 (36.73%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 13 (26.53%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) VBA
7 3 (6.12%) XPath
8 1 (2.04%) R
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) Sybase
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Kofax
5 1 (2.04%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Informatica
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) Talend