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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Developer
Rank 588 581 561
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 58 64 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 50
Median daily rate £450 £465 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £364 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%
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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 29 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 27 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 29 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
(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 +12 57 £463 +2.77% 33
London +7 39 £500 +5.26% 14
City of London +49 21 £450 -10.00% 5
North West +5 10 £325 -13.33% 3
Chester - 5 £325 -
Cheshire - 5 £325 - 1
Merseyside +1 4 £325 -25.71%
Liverpool +1 4 £325 -25.71%
South West -2 3 £425 +0.59% 2
Canary Wharf +4 2 £480 +1.05%
South East +1 2 - - 5
East of England - 2 - - 2
Berkshire - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 - -
East Midlands +10 1 £375 - 2
Bristol +2 1 £425 +0.59%
Manchester -11 1 - - 2
Basildon - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - - 1
Swindon - 1 £435 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £375 -
Devon - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 £435 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 - 1
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 92 (87.62%) SQL
2 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
3 57 (54.29%) .NET
4 51 (48.57%) C#
5 48 (45.71%) Finance
6 27 (25.71%) MVC
7 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (20.95%) WCF
10 21 (20.00%) WPF
11 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET
13 18 (17.14%) TDD
13 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (16.19%) Oracle
14 17 (16.19%) Java
15 16 (15.24%) Front Office
15 16 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
15 16 (15.24%) Banking
16 15 (14.29%) Windows
17 14 (13.33%) T-SQL
17 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (12.38%) Scrum
19 12 (11.43%) ETL
19 12 (11.43%) OO
19 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
20 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
20 11 (10.48%) SOA

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 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.90%) Jetty
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (0.95%) JBoss
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
2 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Network Security
2 1 (0.95%) Broadband
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (60.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (3.81%) DB2
9 4 (3.81%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.86%) OLAP
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.90%) Big Data
11 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.90%) SSDT
12 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.90%) JIRA
3 2 (1.90%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.95%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.95%) Checkstyle
4 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.95%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.95%) FindBugs
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) Maven
4 1 (0.95%) Mockito
4 1 (0.95%) MSTest
4 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.95%) Selenium
4 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.95%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 48 (45.71%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Banking
2 16 (15.24%) Front Office
3 11 (10.48%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Back Office
4 6 (5.71%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) International Banking
6 1 (0.95%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (54.29%) .NET
2 22 (20.95%) WCF
3 21 (20.00%) WPF
4 19 (18.10%) ASP.NET
5 13 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (9.52%) CSS
6 10 (9.52%) HTML
6 10 (9.52%) XML
7 8 (7.62%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.67%) Web Services
9 6 (5.71%) jQuery
10 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (4.76%) HTML5
10 5 (4.76%) REST
10 5 (4.76%) Spring
11 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.81%) RESTful
11 4 (3.81%) SOAP
12 3 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (8.57%) Market Risk
2 4 (3.81%) Equities
3 3 (2.86%) Replication
4 2 (1.90%) Derivative
4 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.90%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.95%) Fintech
5 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.95%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) NHS
5 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.95%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (4.76%) Unix
3 4 (3.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.95%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.71%) MVC
2 25 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.14%) TDD
4 16 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.38%) Scrum
6 12 (11.43%) ETL
6 12 (11.43%) OO
7 11 (10.48%) SOA
8 10 (9.52%) Market Making
9 9 (8.57%) Refactoring
10 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.62%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.62%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.71%) Web Development
13 5 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (4.76%) High Availability
14 4 (3.81%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 92 (87.62%) SQL
2 51 (48.57%) C#
3 17 (16.19%) Java
4 14 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.52%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.76%) VB
9 4 (3.81%) VBA
10 3 (2.86%) PHP
10 3 (2.86%) Tcl
11 2 (1.90%) Haskell
11 2 (1.90%) Scala
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.95%) Python
12 1 (0.95%) VB6
12 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.90%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (1.90%) EMIR
1 2 (1.90%) MiFID
2 1 (0.95%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Oracle
2 16 (15.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.57%) DevExpress
4 4 (3.81%) Tableau
5 3 (2.86%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.95%) Capita
6 1 (0.95%) IBM
6 1 (0.95%) Perforce
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.95%) Splunk
6 1 (0.95%) Telerik
6 1 (0.95%) Teradata
6 1 (0.95%) Zend
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