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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior SQL Server Developer
Rank 623 644 625
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 15 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate £391 £563 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.44% +45.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £463 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £610 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £425 £414
% change year-on-year
-14.70% +2.71%
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
48175 51856 52713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.80% 93.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31544 33013 33319
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1684 2028 2169
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

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 6 December 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 11 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 6 December 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 +17 14 £363 -35.55% 5
East Midlands - 6 £363 -
Leicester - 6 £363 -
Leicestershire - 6 £363 -
City of London +8 5 £525 -4.54%
London 0 5 £525 -8.69% 2
South East - 3 £420 - 2
Kent - 2 £420 -
Maidstone - 2 £420 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) SQL
3 18 (78.26%) T-SQL
4 17 (73.91%) C#
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
6 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (52.17%) Finance
8 11 (47.83%) MVC
8 11 (47.83%) HTML
8 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
9 10 (43.48%) jQuery
9 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (39.13%) CSS
10 9 (39.13%) XML
11 8 (34.78%) XSD
11 8 (34.78%) XSLT
11 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (30.43%) Ajax
12 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (30.43%) Banking
12 7 (30.43%) SOAP
12 7 (30.43%) Web Services
12 7 (30.43%) XHTML
13 6 (26.09%) 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (56.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (17.39%) Data Mart
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
8 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
8 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
9 1 (4.35%) Big Data
9 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (4.35%) MS Access
9 1 (4.35%) RavenDB
9 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Moq
3 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Back Office
4 2 (8.70%) Front Office
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (43.48%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) CSS
5 9 (39.13%) XML
6 8 (34.78%) XSD
6 8 (34.78%) XSLT
7 7 (30.43%) Ajax
7 7 (30.43%) SOAP
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) XHTML
8 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
8 3 (13.04%) WPF
9 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
9 2 (8.70%) REST
9 2 (8.70%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (8.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.35%) Informatics
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (47.83%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
3 4 (17.39%) Integration Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (13.04%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.35%) RAD
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) SOA
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) SQL
2 18 (78.26%) T-SQL
3 17 (73.91%) C#
4 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) VB
6 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) VBScript
7 1 (4.35%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.35%) Infragistics