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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 567 572 568
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 75 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 48 48
Median daily rate £450 £445 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £527 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £415 £350
% change year-on-year
-21.68% +18.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 25 June 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 29 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 25 June 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 +14 71 £458 +2.80% 33
London +19 46 £500 +5.26% 8
City of London +53 30 £475 -5.00% 1
North West +2 17 £325 -21.68% 3
Cheshire +3 7 £325 - 1
Manchester -6 5 £220 -40.54% 2
Liverpool +1 4 £325 -25.71%
Merseyside -3 4 £325 -25.71%
Chester - 4 £325 -
South West +6 3 £425 +0.59% 2
Warrington -10 3 £250 - 1
Scotland -13 3 £250 -34.21%
East of England - 3 £500 - 2
South East +4 2 - - 8
Glasgow +3 2 £250 -33.33%
Watford - 2 £500 -
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £500 -
Reading - 2 - -
Salford - 2 £220 -
Bristol +9 1 £425 +0.59% 1
Canary Wharf +2 1 £475 -
Edinburgh -9 1 £375 -2.59%
Basildon - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £435 -
Wiltshire - 1 £435 -
Devon - 1 £325 -
Essex - 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 107 (89.17%) SQL
2 74 (61.67%) SQL Server
3 63 (52.50%) C#
4 61 (50.83%) .NET
5 52 (43.33%) Finance
6 35 (29.17%) Oracle
7 25 (20.83%) MVC
8 24 (20.00%) Banking
8 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (20.00%) TDD
8 24 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (19.17%) PL/SQL
10 20 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 19 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 19 (15.83%) WCF
11 19 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
13 17 (14.17%) Java
14 16 (13.33%) Front Office
14 16 (13.33%) WPF
14 16 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
15 15 (12.50%) Scrum
16 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
16 14 (11.67%) T-SQL
16 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (10.00%) Investment Management
17 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.67%) Jetty
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) Network Security
2 1 (0.83%) Broadband
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (61.67%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 19 (15.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (5.00%) Relational Database
10 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (3.33%) DB2
11 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
11 4 (3.33%) OLAP
12 3 (2.50%) MS Access
13 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.67%) Spotfire
13 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.67%) JIRA
4 2 (1.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.83%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.83%) Checkstyle
5 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.83%) FindBugs
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) Maven
5 1 (0.83%) Mockito
5 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (43.33%) Finance
2 24 (20.00%) Banking
3 16 (13.33%) Front Office
4 11 (9.17%) Investment Banking
5 6 (5.00%) Back Office
6 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.83%) .NET
2 19 (15.83%) WCF
3 18 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 16 (13.33%) WPF
5 12 (10.00%) CSS
5 12 (10.00%) HTML
6 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (9.17%) XML
7 8 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (5.83%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.83%) jQuery
8 7 (5.83%) Web Services
9 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (4.17%) REST
9 5 (4.17%) Spring
10 4 (3.33%) Entity Framework
10 4 (3.33%) Hibernate
10 4 (3.33%) HTML5
10 4 (3.33%) RESTful
10 4 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Mathematics
2 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.50%) Market Risk
3 5 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 4 (3.33%) Equities
4 4 (3.33%) NHS
4 4 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (2.50%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.67%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.67%) Derivative
6 2 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.67%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Fintech
7 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (3.33%) Unix
3 3 (2.50%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) MVC
2 24 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.00%) TDD
3 19 (15.83%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (15.83%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (12.50%) Scrum
5 12 (10.00%) Investment Management
6 10 (8.33%) ETL
7 9 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.50%) OO
7 9 (7.50%) Refactoring
7 9 (7.50%) SOA
8 8 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.67%) Market Making
8 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.83%) Web Development
10 5 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (4.17%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 107 (89.17%) SQL
2 63 (52.50%) C#
3 23 (19.17%) PL/SQL
4 17 (14.17%) Java
5 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
5 14 (11.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.17%) Python
7 7 (5.83%) VBA
8 5 (4.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.50%) PHP
9 3 (2.50%) Tcl
10 2 (1.67%) Haskell
10 2 (1.67%) Scala
10 2 (1.67%) VB
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.83%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (29.17%) Oracle
2 18 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.83%) Tableau
5 3 (2.50%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) Splunk
6 1 (0.83%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) Teradata
6 1 (0.83%) Zend