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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 201 163 161
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 614 690 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.34% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.44% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 448 512
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 13
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%

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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -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 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

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
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 30 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 -40 567 £350 - 155
London -1 283 £400 - 40
City of London +39 107 £425 -5.55% 14
South West -3 62 £323 - 28
South East -83 56 £325 - 28
North West -6 48 £275 +0.91% 11
East of England -12 43 £325 +8.33% 14
Scotland +16 36 £400 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -24 36 £325 - 19
West Yorkshire -18 31 £325 - 12
Somerset +13 26 £315 -1.40% 7
Glasgow +15 23 £433 +24.46% 2
Hampshire -17 19 £350 +5.66% 9
Hertfordshire -3 18 £315 +5.00% 8
Leeds -13 17 £338 +12.50% 8
Manchester -16 17 £275 +0.91% 4
West Midlands -24 15 £325 +4.83% 7
Gloucestershire 0 12 £318 +25.12% 1
Surrey -14 12 £325 +16.07% 5
Lancashire -15 12 £300 +66.66% 3
Bristol -20 12 £350 +9.37% 11
East Midlands -29 11 £300 - 6
South Wales -21 10 £350 -1.75% 5
Wales -34 10 £350 - 5
Cheshire +8 9 £275 -12.00% 2
Essex -13 9 £405 -4.70% 3
Cardiff -16 9 £350 -3.44% 3
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £300 -7.69% 6
Oxfordshire -20 8 £298 +2.58% 1
Merseyside 0 7 £275 - 1

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1112 (94.16%) SQL
2 763 (64.61%) SQL Server
3 563 (47.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 469 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 457 (38.70%) T-SQL
6 315 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 298 (25.23%) .NET
8 280 (23.71%) Data Warehouse
9 276 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
10 265 (22.44%) C#
11 263 (22.27%) Finance
12 257 (21.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 238 (20.15%) ETL
14 225 (19.05%) Microsoft
15 177 (14.99%) Oracle
16 153 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
17 148 (12.53%) Banking
18 142 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
19 138 (11.69%) Migration
20 137 (11.60%) PL/SQL
21 135 (11.43%) Data Modelling
22 125 (10.58%) ASP.NET
23 124 (10.50%) MS Excel
24 98 (8.30%) Performance Tuning
25 96 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
26 92 (7.79%) NHS
27 90 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
28 86 (7.28%) XML
29 81 (6.86%) Unit Testing
30 80 (6.77%) Data Migration

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 43 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.29%) SAS
3 9 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.68%) CMS
5 7 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (0.51%) Confluence
7 5 (0.42%) IIS
8 4 (0.34%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.17%) OpenEdge
10 2 (0.17%) JBoss
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.085%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.085%) Apache
11 1 (0.085%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.085%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 124 (10.50%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.34%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.085%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) Markit EDM
3 11 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.25%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.085%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.085%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.25%) HTTP
2 2 (0.17%) SAN
2 2 (0.17%) LDAP
2 2 (0.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 763 (64.61%) SQL Server
2 563 (47.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 469 (39.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 315 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 280 (23.71%) Data Warehouse
6 257 (21.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 142 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 90 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 67 (5.67%) Relational Database
10 59 (5.00%) OLAP
11 57 (4.83%) QlikView
12 49 (4.15%) Oracle Database
13 44 (3.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 30 (2.54%) RDBMS
15 29 (2.46%) Star Schema
16 25 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (2.03%) SQL Server 2000
18 23 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
18 23 (1.95%) OLAP Cube
19 21 (1.78%) DTS
Development Applications
1 69 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 29 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 19 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
4 19 (1.61%) Subversion
5 10 (0.85%) JIRA
6 8 (0.68%) Toad
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (0.42%) Maven
9 4 (0.34%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.34%) Selenium
9 4 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.34%) ERwin
9 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.25%) tSQLt
10 3 (0.25%) PVCS
10 3 (0.25%) FrontPage
10 3 (0.25%) Expression Web
11 2 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 263 (22.27%) Finance
2 148 (12.53%) Banking
3 49 (4.15%) Investment Banking
4 47 (3.98%) Back Office
5 46 (3.90%) Marketing
6 44 (3.73%) Front Office
7 39 (3.30%) Retail
8 22 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.93%) Electronics
11 5 (0.42%) Legal
12 4 (0.34%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.34%) Automotive
13 3 (0.25%) Advertising
13 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.17%) French Language
14 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.17%) Military
15 1 (0.085%) Games
15 1 (0.085%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (25.23%) .NET
2 125 (10.58%) ASP.NET
3 86 (7.28%) XML
4 68 (5.76%) HTML
5 65 (5.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 63 (5.33%) MDX
7 62 (5.25%) .NET Framework
8 54 (4.57%) Web Services
9 34 (2.88%) CSS
10 33 (2.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (2.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 23 (1.95%) WCF
13 22 (1.86%) WPF
14 20 (1.69%) XSLT
15 19 (1.61%) Hibernate
16 18 (1.52%) jQuery
17 13 (1.10%) WinForms
17 13 (1.10%) Servlets
18 12 (1.02%) EJB
18 12 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (7.79%) NHS
3 31 (2.62%) Fixed Income
4 28 (2.37%) Replication
4 28 (2.37%) Data Integration
5 19 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 16 (1.35%) Data Extraction
7 13 (1.10%) Hedge funds
8 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
9 11 (0.93%) DTV
9 11 (0.93%) Derivative
10 10 (0.85%) Visualisation
11 9 (0.76%) Market Risk
12 8 (0.68%) Clustering
13 7 (0.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (0.51%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.51%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.51%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (0.42%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 42 (3.56%) Windows
2 33 (2.79%) UNIX
3 11 (0.93%) Linux
4 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.085%) BlackBerry OS
6 1 (0.085%) HPUX
6 1 (0.085%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.085%) Android
6 1 (0.085%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.085%) CentOS
6 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (23.37%) Business Intelligence
2 238 (20.15%) ETL
3 153 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (11.69%) Migration
5 135 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 98 (8.30%) Performance Tuning
7 81 (6.86%) Unit Testing
8 80 (6.77%) Data Migration
9 75 (6.35%) Scrum
10 55 (4.66%) MVC
11 48 (4.06%) Analytics
12 44 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
13 43 (3.64%) Asset Management
14 36 (3.05%) Automated Testing
15 35 (2.96%) CRM
16 32 (2.71%) Kimball Methodology
16 32 (2.71%) Data Analysis
17 30 (2.54%) Workflow
17 30 (2.54%) TDD
17 30 (2.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1112 (94.16%) SQL
2 457 (38.70%) T-SQL
3 265 (22.44%) C#
4 137 (11.60%) PL/SQL
5 77 (6.52%) VBA
6 51 (4.32%) Java
7 45 (3.81%) JavaScript
8 35 (2.96%) VB
9 33 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 24 (2.03%) C++
11 19 (1.61%) VBScript
12 16 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.02%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.02%) VC++
14 9 (0.76%) Perl
15 8 (0.68%) C
16 7 (0.59%) XAML
17 6 (0.51%) VB6
18 5 (0.42%) Python
18 5 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (6.01%) Security Cleared
2 56 (4.74%) SC Cleared
3 34 (2.88%) Degree
4 25 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.68%) MCTS
5 8 (0.68%) MCSE
6 5 (0.42%) MCITP
7 4 (0.34%) MCSA
8 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.085%) AAT
9 1 (0.085%) CIMA
9 1 (0.085%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.085%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.61%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.085%) EMIR
4 1 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.085%) SLA
4 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.085%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.085%) HDFS
3 1 (0.085%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.085%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.085%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.085%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.085%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (1.10%) Control-M
2 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.085%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.085%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.085%) WMI
3 1 (0.085%) SCCM
3 1 (0.085%) Puppet
Vendors
1 225 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 177 (14.99%) Oracle
3 49 (4.15%) Sybase
4 29 (2.46%) Business Objects
5 23 (1.95%) SAP
6 18 (1.52%) Tableau
7 9 (0.76%) Kofax
7 9 (0.76%) Cognos
7 9 (0.76%) HP
8 8 (0.68%) Sun
9 7 (0.59%) Teradata
9 7 (0.59%) Siebel
9 7 (0.59%) Informatica
10 4 (0.34%) AccuRev
11 3 (0.25%) VMware
11 3 (0.25%) Netezza
12 2 (0.17%) Dundas
12 2 (0.17%) Capita
12 2 (0.17%) Sage
12 2 (0.17%) StatPro
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