The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 207 160 153
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 551 676 746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.01% 1.32% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.43% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 426 531
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £15.25 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.50 £155.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +60.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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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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 -43 517 £361 -6.77% 174
London -49 229 £450 - 57
City of London -15 83 £431 -4.16% 23
South West +19 77 £300 +20.00% 15
South East -59 66 £338 +3.05% 34
North West +9 35 £325 -1.51% 27
Yorkshire +1 34 £300 +6.66% 16
East of England -24 30 £375 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -19 28 £313 -7.33% 9
West Yorkshire +3 26 £300 +26.31% 9
Somerset +5 24 £325 +12.06% 3
Scotland -12 21 £338 +12.50% 9
Oxfordshire +16 20 £313 +31.57% 2
Glasgow +11 18 £338 -15.62% 6
East Midlands 0 18 £275 -26.66% 6
Leeds -5 17 £290 - 7
Cheshire +16 15 £300 -25.00% 10
Bristol -7 15 £338 +3.84% 2
Hertfordshire -2 14 £388 +121.42% 3
Manchester -7 14 £325 -1.51% 15
Oxford +12 13 £350 +16.66%
Hampshire -13 11 £350 +11.11% 11
Devon -7 10 £200 - 1
Suffolk -14 10 £413 +3.12% 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £215 -
Coventry -6 9 £328 -2.96%
Ipswich -9 9 £400 +3.22% 1
Surrey -20 9 £350 +37.25% 4
Milton Keynes 0 8 £300 -24.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £300 -24.05% 1

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1110 (92.50%) SQL
2 787 (65.58%) SQL Server
3 548 (45.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 438 (36.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 427 (35.58%) T-SQL
6 357 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 324 (27.00%) .NET
8 294 (24.50%) C#
9 275 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
10 269 (22.42%) ETL
11 266 (22.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 264 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
13 263 (21.92%) Finance
14 200 (16.67%) Oracle
15 177 (14.75%) Microsoft
16 149 (12.42%) ASP.NET
17 141 (11.75%) PL/SQL
18 140 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 137 (11.42%) SQL Server 2005
20 129 (10.75%) Banking
21 125 (10.42%) MS Excel
22 113 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
23 111 (9.25%) Migration
24 100 (8.33%) Data Modelling
25 85 (7.08%) NHS
26 73 (6.08%) XML
27 70 (5.83%) Unit Testing
27 70 (5.83%) Scrum
28 69 (5.75%) .NET Framework
29 68 (5.67%) Java

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.00%) SAS
3 16 (1.33%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.58%) CMS
4 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
5 6 (0.50%) Confluence
6 5 (0.42%) IIS
7 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.17%) JCAPS
9 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.083%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.083%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.083%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 125 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.08%) MS Office
3 7 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.58%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.083%) MS Project
6 1 (0.083%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.083%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 16 (1.33%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.25%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) Summit
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.083%) SaaS
2 1 (0.083%) Heroku
2 1 (0.083%) Office 365
2 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.50%) Internet
2 3 (0.25%) SAN
3 2 (0.17%) LDAP
3 2 (0.17%) HTTP
3 2 (0.17%) 4G
4 1 (0.083%) FTP
4 1 (0.083%) Intranet
4 1 (0.083%) 3G
4 1 (0.083%) 2G
4 1 (0.083%) Softphone
4 1 (0.083%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 787 (65.58%) SQL Server
2 548 (45.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 438 (36.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 357 (29.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 266 (22.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 264 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
7 140 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 137 (11.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 66 (5.50%) Oracle Database
10 65 (5.42%) Relational Database
11 58 (4.83%) QlikView
12 57 (4.75%) OLAP
13 49 (4.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 37 (3.08%) SQL Server 2000
14 37 (3.08%) DTS
15 36 (3.00%) Oracle Database 11g
16 29 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
16 29 (2.42%) RDBMS
17 27 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
18 25 (2.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 47 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 23 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
4 18 (1.50%) Subversion
5 12 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (0.92%) Maven
7 10 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 10 (0.83%) Toad
7 10 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 9 (0.75%) JIRA
9 8 (0.67%) FrontPage
9 8 (0.67%) Expression Web
10 7 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
11 6 (0.50%) Ant
12 5 (0.42%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
13 4 (0.33%) Selenium
13 4 (0.33%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.25%) WiX
14 3 (0.25%) MSBuild
General
1 263 (21.92%) Finance
2 129 (10.75%) Banking
3 57 (4.75%) Front Office
4 51 (4.25%) Marketing
5 49 (4.08%) Investment Banking
6 42 (3.50%) Back Office
7 34 (2.83%) Retail
8 32 (2.67%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.50%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.33%) Electronics
11 8 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.67%) Legal
12 7 (0.58%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.50%) Automotive
14 4 (0.33%) Games
15 3 (0.25%) Advertising
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.17%) Law
16 2 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (27.00%) .NET
2 149 (12.42%) ASP.NET
3 73 (6.08%) XML
4 69 (5.75%) .NET Framework
5 67 (5.58%) MDX
6 61 (5.08%) HTML
7 55 (4.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (4.25%) Web Services
9 42 (3.50%) CSS
10 40 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (2.67%) WPF
12 30 (2.50%) WCF
13 24 (2.00%) jQuery
14 18 (1.50%) XSLT
14 18 (1.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (1.25%) WinForms
15 15 (1.25%) Ajax
16 14 (1.17%) LINQ
17 13 (1.08%) Servlets
18 12 (1.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.08%) NHS
2 35 (2.92%) Fixed Income
3 31 (2.58%) Replication
4 30 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 28 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 18 (1.50%) Data Extraction
7 16 (1.33%) DTV
8 15 (1.25%) Derivative
8 15 (1.25%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.08%) Clustering
10 11 (0.92%) Equities
11 9 (0.75%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.67%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.58%) Statistics
13 7 (0.58%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.50%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.50%) Mathematics
15 5 (0.42%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 4 (0.33%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 51 (4.25%) UNIX
1 51 (4.25%) Windows
2 19 (1.58%) Linux
3 7 (0.58%) Solaris
4 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.17%) Android
7 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.083%) AIX
8 1 (0.083%) CentOS
8 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (22.92%) Business Intelligence
2 269 (22.42%) ETL
3 113 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
4 111 (9.25%) Migration
5 100 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 70 (5.83%) Scrum
6 70 (5.83%) Unit Testing
7 59 (4.92%) MVC
8 50 (4.17%) Data Migration
9 48 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (3.58%) Asset Management
11 40 (3.33%) Data Analysis
12 33 (2.75%) TDD
12 33 (2.75%) Analytics
13 30 (2.50%) Kimball Methodology
14 27 (2.25%) Dimensional Modelling
14 27 (2.25%) CRM
15 26 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (2.17%) Data Transformation
16 25 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1110 (92.50%) SQL
2 427 (35.58%) T-SQL
3 294 (24.50%) C#
4 141 (11.75%) PL/SQL
5 68 (5.67%) Java
6 66 (5.50%) VBA
7 57 (4.75%) JavaScript
7 57 (4.75%) VB.NET
8 51 (4.25%) VB
9 29 (2.42%) C++
10 17 (1.42%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.25%) C
12 14 (1.17%) VC++
13 12 (1.00%) VB6
14 10 (0.83%) XAML
14 10 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.83%) Perl
15 8 (0.67%) Ruby
16 7 (0.58%) Python
16 7 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (5.25%) Security Cleared
2 42 (3.50%) Degree
3 36 (3.00%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (1.33%) MCTS
6 14 (1.17%) MCITP
7 12 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.25%) MCSD
9 3 (0.25%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 2 (0.17%) CIMA
11 1 (0.083%) ACCA
11 1 (0.083%) MCSA
11 1 (0.083%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.083%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.83%) QA
2 16 (1.33%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.25%) Basel III
5 2 (0.17%) HL7
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.083%) SLA
6 1 (0.083%) EMIR
6 1 (0.083%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.083%) COREP
6 1 (0.083%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.083%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.25%) LiteSpeed
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) Cronacle
5 1 (0.083%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (1.33%) Control-M
2 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 200 (16.67%) Oracle
2 177 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 38 (3.17%) Sybase
4 36 (3.00%) Business Objects
5 32 (2.67%) SAP
6 11 (0.92%) Cognos
7 8 (0.67%) Tableau
8 5 (0.42%) Netezza
8 5 (0.42%) AccuRev
8 5 (0.42%) Sun
8 5 (0.42%) Informatica
9 4 (0.33%) Lotus
9 4 (0.33%) VMware
9 4 (0.33%) Teradata
9 4 (0.33%) Talend
10 3 (0.25%) Perforce
10 3 (0.25%) Dundas
10 3 (0.25%) Capita
10 3 (0.25%) CODA
10 3 (0.25%) Reuters
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: V.Good Day Rates
Posted: 9 hours ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago