The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Developer
Rank 655 649 630
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.026% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 6
Median daily rate £513 £475 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +43.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £550 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate - £369 £325
% change year-on-year
- +13.46%
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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Senior SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer within the UK.

Senior SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer within the UK.

Senior SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior SQL Server Developer
Top 7 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 Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +10 6 £513 +7.89% 8
London -7 4 £513 +7.89%
South East +14 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (69.23%) C#
3 16 (61.54%) .NET
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) TDD
6 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (38.46%) WCF
6 10 (38.46%) MVC
7 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (34.62%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (19.23%) ETL
9 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
10 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 4 (15.38%) High Availability
10 4 (15.38%) ETL Development
10 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
10 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (15.38%) Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel

Senior SQL Server 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 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (15.38%) DB2
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
6 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.85%) MS Access
6 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
6 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.85%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (3.85%) Moq
4 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) .NET
2 10 (38.46%) WCF
3 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) XML
4 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 3 (11.54%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) REST
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) WPF
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
5 2 (7.69%) WinForms
6 1 (3.85%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (3.85%) SignalR
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.85%) Informatics
4 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) MVC
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (19.23%) ETL
4 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (15.38%) ETL Development
5 4 (15.38%) High Availability
5 4 (15.38%) Low Latency
6 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Scrum
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) C#
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) VBA
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) HL7
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle