The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 158 176 168
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 800 646 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.43% 1.18% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.28% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 453 415
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £33.75 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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
51607 50411 43965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.30% 92.36% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31422 30973 25103
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2023 2174
Average hourly rate £17.22 £17.50 £18.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% -5.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

SQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 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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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 -2 698 £350 - 162
London +21 322 £425 - 61
City of London +26 100 £450 +1.69% 25
South West +31 85 £328 +0.92% 16
South East -19 85 £325 - 31
North West +19 62 £325 +18.18% 25
Scotland +35 56 £355 +9.23% 3
Yorkshire -14 54 £300 +3.44% 14
Wales +26 38 £463 +68.18% 1
East Midlands -8 37 £320 +6.66% 5
West Midlands -14 35 £315 +5.00% 7
Glasgow +22 33 £365 +12.30% 1
West Yorkshire -11 33 £301 +0.41% 8
Somerset +21 31 £328 +1.70% 3
South Wales +24 27 £465 +69.09%
Manchester +7 26 £325 -5.79% 11
Leeds -22 21 £303 +0.83% 7
Bristol +14 20 £355 +5.18% 9
Nottinghamshire +9 20 £340 +30.76% 2
South Yorkshire +7 20 £300 -14.28% 5
Surrey +17 19 £338 -12.90% 3
Nottingham +10 19 £350 +34.61% 2
Hampshire -9 18 £300 -4.76% 10
Taunton +13 17 £328 -0.60% 1
Berkshire -11 17 £508 +35.33% 9
Reading +10 16 £515 +87.27% 5
Cheshire - 14 £325 - 6
Lancashire +15 13 £350 +25.56% 2
Newport 0 13 £500 +81.81%
Cardiff +23 11 £260 -4.14%

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL 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 Developer in their job title.

1 1278 (93.76%) SQL
2 950 (69.70%) SQL Server
3 808 (59.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 623 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 514 (37.71%) T-SQL
6 413 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
7 350 (25.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 343 (25.17%) ETL
9 342 (25.09%) Finance
10 341 (25.02%) Data Warehouse
11 333 (24.43%) Microsoft
11 333 (24.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 307 (22.52%) .NET
13 241 (17.68%) C#
14 211 (15.48%) Oracle
15 199 (14.60%) Banking
16 190 (13.94%) SQL Server 2012
17 188 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
18 174 (12.77%) MS Excel
19 146 (10.71%) PL/SQL
20 144 (10.56%) Migration
21 127 (9.32%) NHS
22 122 (8.95%) Data Modelling
23 120 (8.80%) VBA
24 103 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
25 94 (6.90%) ASP.NET
26 89 (6.53%) XML
27 87 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
28 86 (6.31%) Data Migration
29 85 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 22 (1.61%) SAS
3 9 (0.66%) IIS
4 8 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
4 8 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.37%) Apache
7 4 (0.29%) Confluence
7 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 3 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.073%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.073%) CMS
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.073%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.073%) DNN
10 1 (0.073%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 174 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.37%) MS Office
3 19 (1.39%) PowerPivot
4 16 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.59%) MS Project
6 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.073%) SPSS
7 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.51%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) Agresso
6 2 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.073%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.073%) Unica
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.073%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.073%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.073%) Summit
7 1 (0.073%) Line 50
7 1 (0.073%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.15%) Internet
1 2 (0.15%) SSH
2 1 (0.073%) Firewall
2 1 (0.073%) WAN
2 1 (0.073%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 950 (69.70%) SQL Server
2 808 (59.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 623 (45.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 350 (25.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 341 (25.02%) Data Warehouse
6 333 (24.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 190 (13.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 103 (7.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 77 (5.65%) OLAP
10 73 (5.36%) QlikView
11 66 (4.84%) Relational Database
12 62 (4.55%) MS Access
13 54 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 53 (3.89%) Oracle Database
15 35 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
16 32 (2.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
17 29 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (2.13%) RDBMS
18 28 (2.05%) OLAP Cube
19 27 (1.98%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 85 (6.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (4.26%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 23 (1.69%) Subversion
5 20 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
6 12 (0.88%) Toad
7 11 (0.81%) NUnit
8 10 (0.73%) JIRA
9 9 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
9 9 (0.66%) Selenium
9 9 (0.66%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.37%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.22%) Maven
12 3 (0.22%) Xcode
12 3 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
12 3 (0.22%) ERwin
13 2 (0.15%) PVCS
13 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 1 (0.073%) CruiseControl
General
1 342 (25.09%) Finance
2 199 (14.60%) Banking
3 72 (5.28%) Investment Banking
4 51 (3.74%) Back Office
5 42 (3.08%) Retail
6 35 (2.57%) Front Office
7 19 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 19 (1.39%) Marketing
8 10 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.66%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.59%) Publishing
10 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.51%) Law
12 5 (0.37%) Electronics
13 4 (0.29%) Legal
13 4 (0.29%) Games
13 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.15%) Billing
14 2 (0.15%) Advertising
14 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 307 (22.52%) .NET
2 94 (6.90%) ASP.NET
3 89 (6.53%) XML
4 75 (5.50%) MDX
5 63 (4.62%) HTML
6 51 (3.74%) Web Services
7 48 (3.52%) .NET Framework
8 42 (3.08%) jQuery
9 37 (2.71%) CSS
10 33 (2.42%) WCF
11 28 (2.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 24 (1.76%) SOAP
13 23 (1.69%) WPF
13 23 (1.69%) JSON
14 22 (1.61%) Entity Framework
15 17 (1.25%) DHTML
16 14 (1.03%) Hibernate
17 13 (0.95%) XSL
18 12 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 127 (9.32%) NHS
2 83 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.79%) Data Structures
4 35 (2.57%) Management Information System
4 35 (2.57%) Replication
5 32 (2.35%) Visualisation
6 31 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 27 (1.98%) Hedge funds
8 23 (1.69%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.47%) Fixed Income
10 15 (1.10%) Clustering
10 15 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 14 (1.03%) Mainframe
12 11 (0.81%) Equities
12 11 (0.81%) Derivative
13 8 (0.59%) Data Extraction
14 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.51%) Market Risk
15 6 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.04%) UNIX
2 53 (3.89%) Windows
3 22 (1.61%) Linux
4 8 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.22%) Android
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.15%) VMS
9 1 (0.073%) Solaris
9 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.073%) CentOS
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (30.30%) Business Intelligence
2 343 (25.17%) ETL
3 188 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (10.56%) Migration
5 122 (8.95%) Data Modelling
6 87 (6.38%) Performance Tuning
7 86 (6.31%) Data Migration
8 78 (5.72%) Scrum
9 71 (5.21%) Unit Testing
10 68 (4.99%) Kimball Methodology
11 48 (3.52%) Web Development
12 47 (3.45%) Analytics
13 45 (3.30%) CRM
14 43 (3.15%) Data Analysis
15 42 (3.08%) Data Management
16 35 (2.57%) TDD
17 33 (2.42%) Data Transformation
18 31 (2.27%) Validation
19 30 (2.20%) OO
19 30 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1278 (93.76%) SQL
2 514 (37.71%) T-SQL
3 241 (17.68%) C#
4 146 (10.71%) PL/SQL
5 120 (8.80%) VBA
6 79 (5.80%) JavaScript
7 66 (4.84%) Java
8 53 (3.89%) VB.NET
9 35 (2.57%) VB
10 26 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 18 (1.32%) PowerShell
12 15 (1.10%) C++
13 13 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 12 (0.88%) C
15 11 (0.81%) VB6
16 9 (0.66%) Python
17 6 (0.44%) VBScript
18 5 (0.37%) X++
19 4 (0.29%) Scala
19 4 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (5.28%) Security Cleared
2 61 (4.48%) SC Cleared
3 59 (4.33%) Degree
4 30 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.10%) MCITP
6 13 (0.95%) MCDBA
7 10 (0.73%) MCTS
8 6 (0.44%) MCSA
8 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.073%) MCSE
10 1 (0.073%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (1.83%) QA
2 11 (0.81%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) GAAP
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.073%) FATCA
6 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 9 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) Control-M
2 4 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.15%) Puppet
3 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.073%) Salt
4 1 (0.073%) SCCM
4 1 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.073%) OpenView
Vendors
1 333 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 211 (15.48%) Oracle
3 39 (2.86%) Tableau
4 35 (2.57%) Business Objects
5 22 (1.61%) Sybase
6 17 (1.25%) SAP
6 17 (1.25%) Teradata
7 16 (1.17%) Cognos
8 10 (0.73%) Informatica
9 8 (0.59%) IBM
9 8 (0.59%) Red Gate
10 7 (0.51%) Greenplum
10 7 (0.51%) Cerner
11 6 (0.44%) Siebel
11 6 (0.44%) Trillium
11 6 (0.44%) DataFlux
11 6 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.44%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.37%) ESRI
12 5 (0.37%) DevExpress
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South West England
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Cheshire
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Merseyside
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City, London
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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London
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City, London
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Cumbria
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London
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Manchester
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