The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior SQL Server Developer
Rank 609 589 571
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.014% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Average daily rate
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£478 £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.92% -40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £325 £535
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £478 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+46.92% -
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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Senior SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
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 9 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 Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 3 £438 +34.61%
Leeds - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £518 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North West - 1 £438 -
South Wales - 1 £518 -
Wales - 1 £518 -

Senior SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) MCDBA
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) MCITP
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (10.00%) Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
8 1 (10.00%) MDX
8 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
8 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
8 1 (10.00%) jQuery
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (10.00%) Data Integration

Senior SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Front Office
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCDBA
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle