The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Database 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 SQL Database Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Database Developer
Rank 584 526 565
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +39
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 29 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.097% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.10% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 20
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£321 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £416 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

SQL Database Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Database Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQL Database Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

SQL Database Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SQL Database Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Database 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 SQL Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 -51 26 £330 +1.53% 10
South East -17 8 £300 - 3
Milton Keynes +3 7 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £300 -7.69%
London -28 7 £425 +21.42% 4
Yorkshire -4 3 - -
West Yorkshire -10 3 - -
East of England -15 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £300 -
Bradford -1 2 - -
City of London +13 1 £400 -11.11% 1
Nottingham +10 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - - 2
East Midlands +1 1 - - 2
Leeds -7 1 - -
North West -8 1 £313 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 £300 -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Brackley - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redhill - - - - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Warrington - - - -

SQL Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Database 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 SQL Database Developer in their job title.

1 50 (96.15%) SQL
2 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 24 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (30.77%) .NET
8 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (23.08%) Finance
9 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (19.23%) ETL
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (13.46%) Banking
14 7 (13.46%) Oracle
14 7 (13.46%) OLAP
15 6 (11.54%) Web Services
16 5 (9.62%) Investment Banking
16 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
16 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
16 5 (9.62%) Windows
16 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
17 4 (7.69%) DTS
17 4 (7.69%) RUP
17 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
17 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
17 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

SQL Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Database 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 SQL Database Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Mathematica
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (32.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (21.15%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (13.46%) OLAP
8 4 (7.69%) DTS
8 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
9 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (5.77%) MS Access
10 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.92%) VLDB
10 1 (1.92%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Electronics
5 2 (3.85%) Automotive
5 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) WinForms
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) NHS
2 2 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (19.23%) ETL
3 9 (17.31%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
5 4 (7.69%) RUP
5 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.77%) System Testing
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) BCP
6 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) MVC
6 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Management
7 2 (3.85%) Programme Management
7 2 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (96.15%) SQL
2 24 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) C++
4 2 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (3.85%) C
4 2 (3.85%) VBA
4 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.92%) R
5 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.92%) VB
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) WMI
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) Sybase
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) StatPro
4 2 (3.85%) BI-SAM
4 2 (3.85%) FactSet
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
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