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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 578 552 554
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 33 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.058% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.063% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 29
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£456 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.04% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £354 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
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
51961 49585 53705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.02% 92.76% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31503 29488 30138
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2141 2629
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -17 28 £475 -13.63% 4
London +13 24 £600 +9.09% 1
City of London +34 7 £410 -25.45%
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
East Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Hull - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -

Senior SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 72 (92.31%) SQL
2 66 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 40 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (43.59%) .NET
5 33 (42.31%) C#
6 29 (37.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (32.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (30.77%) Front Office
9 23 (29.49%) T-SQL
9 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
10 20 (25.64%) Finance
10 20 (25.64%) ETL
11 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
12 18 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
13 14 (17.95%) Oracle
14 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
16 10 (12.82%) Migration
17 9 (11.54%) Data Transformation
18 8 (10.26%) Data Integration
18 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 8 (10.26%) MCTS
18 8 (10.26%) MCITP
18 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
18 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
19 7 (8.97%) SAS
19 7 (8.97%) SharePoint

Senior SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.97%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.97%) SAS
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 23 (29.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 40 (51.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (37.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (32.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (7.69%) QlikView
9 6 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.85%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.56%) DTS
12 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.28%) MS Access
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.56%) WiX
3 2 (2.56%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (30.77%) Front Office
2 20 (25.64%) Finance
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.28%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (43.59%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET
3 7 (8.97%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) HTML
5 3 (3.85%) Ajax
5 3 (3.85%) Web Services
5 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.56%) WCF
6 2 (2.56%) WPF
6 2 (2.56%) LINQ
6 2 (2.56%) RESTful
6 2 (2.56%) XSL
6 2 (2.56%) XSLT
6 2 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.56%) DHTML
6 2 (2.56%) EJB
6 2 (2.56%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) JSP
6 2 (2.56%) Servlets
7 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.28%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.64%) ETL
2 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (17.95%) Data Modelling
3 10 (12.82%) Migration
4 9 (11.54%) Data Transformation
5 7 (8.97%) Analytics
6 6 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.41%) MVC
8 4 (5.13%) Workflow
8 4 (5.13%) Project Management
8 4 (5.13%) Data Migration
9 3 (3.85%) ITIL
9 3 (3.85%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.85%) CRM
9 3 (3.85%) TDD
10 2 (2.56%) Data Management
10 2 (2.56%) Validation
10 2 (2.56%) Scrum
10 2 (2.56%) Technical Analysis
10 2 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (92.31%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) C#
3 23 (29.49%) T-SQL
4 12 (15.38%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.69%) Java
6 4 (5.13%) VB
7 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.85%) C
7 3 (3.85%) VBA
8 2 (2.56%) XAML
8 2 (2.56%) XPath
8 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.28%) R
9 1 (1.28%) VB6
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (10.26%) MCTS
1 8 (10.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
1 1 (1.28%) EMIR
1 1 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Cronacle
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Sybase
4 3 (3.85%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Siebel
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) Informatica
6 1 (1.28%) Kofax
6 1 (1.28%) Talend