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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 196 165 151
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 615 708 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.06% 1.35% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.45% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 466 545
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 12
Average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £16.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £174.00 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -

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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £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 2104 2105 2558
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 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 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 21 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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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 -39 561 £350 - 170
London -1 292 £410 -3.52% 50
City of London +37 107 £425 -5.55% 21
South East -77 58 £325 - 26
South West -7 55 £325 +1.56% 24
North West -13 44 £278 -0.89% 15
Scotland +14 42 £425 +41.66% 6
East of England -15 42 £325 +8.33% 11
Yorkshire -23 33 £305 -6.15% 22
Glasgow +13 29 £438 +20.68% 3
West Yorkshire -18 28 £300 -7.69% 16
Somerset +11 22 £330 +3.28% 5
Hertfordshire -11 18 £315 +5.00% 5
Hampshire -15 18 £350 +11.11% 10
Manchester -17 16 £275 +0.91% 6
West Midlands -22 16 £325 -1.88% 11
Leeds -14 13 £328 +3.96% 11
Cheshire +10 12 £325 +4.00% 4
Gloucestershire -3 12 £318 +25.12%
Surrey -7 12 £325 +16.07% 4
East Midlands -37 11 £300 -6.25% 8
Essex -8 10 £403 -5.29% 3
Lancashire -9 9 £300 +66.66% 3
South Wales -20 9 £338 -3.57% 1
Wales -35 9 £338 -3.57% 1
Bradford -3 8 £250 -25.92% 4
Cardiff -7 8 £350 -3.44%
Milton Keynes -8 8 £300 -6.97% 2
Oxfordshire -12 8 £298 +2.58% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 8 £300 -14.28% 3

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 1088 (94.04%) SQL
2 751 (64.91%) SQL Server
3 556 (48.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 471 (40.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 438 (37.86%) T-SQL
6 319 (27.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 289 (24.98%) .NET
8 273 (23.60%) Data Warehouse
9 272 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
10 263 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 260 (22.47%) Finance
12 256 (22.13%) C#
13 238 (20.57%) ETL
14 223 (19.27%) Microsoft
15 174 (15.04%) Oracle
16 152 (13.14%) Banking
17 148 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
18 142 (12.27%) SQL Server 2012
19 135 (11.67%) Data Modelling
20 131 (11.32%) PL/SQL
21 128 (11.06%) Migration
22 127 (10.98%) MS Excel
23 116 (10.03%) ASP.NET
24 95 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
25 93 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
26 92 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
27 86 (7.43%) XML
28 83 (7.17%) NHS
29 81 (7.00%) VBA
30 74 (6.40%) Data Migration

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 42 (3.63%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.42%) SAS
3 9 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (0.69%) CMS
5 7 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (0.52%) Confluence
7 5 (0.43%) IIS
8 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.17%) JBoss
10 2 (0.17%) OpenEdge
11 1 (0.086%) LiveLink
11 1 (0.086%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.086%) Apache
11 1 (0.086%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.086%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 127 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.64%) MS Office
3 8 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.086%) SPSS
6 1 (0.086%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.12%) Markit EDM
3 12 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Academy Housing
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.086%) Magento
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.086%) Summit
6 1 (0.086%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.086%) SaaS
2 1 (0.086%) Heroku
2 1 (0.086%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.26%) HTTP
2 2 (0.17%) SAN
2 2 (0.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (64.91%) SQL Server
2 556 (48.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 471 (40.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 319 (27.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 273 (23.60%) Data Warehouse
6 263 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 142 (12.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 92 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 65 (5.62%) Relational Database
10 58 (5.01%) OLAP
11 53 (4.58%) QlikView
12 44 (3.80%) Oracle Database
13 43 (3.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 30 (2.59%) RDBMS
15 28 (2.42%) Star Schema
16 23 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
17 22 (1.90%) DTS
18 21 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
18 21 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
19 19 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 63 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (3.28%) Visual Studio
3 28 (2.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (1.90%) Subversion
5 19 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
6 11 (0.95%) JIRA
7 8 (0.69%) Toad
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
9 5 (0.43%) Maven
10 4 (0.35%) ERwin
10 4 (0.35%) Selenium
10 4 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.26%) tSQLt
11 3 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.26%) Expression Web
11 3 (0.26%) PVCS
11 3 (0.26%) FrontPage
12 2 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 260 (22.47%) Finance
2 152 (13.14%) Banking
3 49 (4.24%) Investment Banking
4 48 (4.15%) Marketing
5 43 (3.72%) Front Office
5 43 (3.72%) Back Office
6 40 (3.46%) Retail
7 22 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.04%) Electronics
10 6 (0.52%) Legal
10 6 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.35%) Automotive
12 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.17%) French Language
13 2 (0.17%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.17%) Games
13 2 (0.17%) Billing
14 1 (0.086%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (24.98%) .NET
2 116 (10.03%) ASP.NET
3 86 (7.43%) XML
4 69 (5.96%) HTML
5 66 (5.70%) MDX
6 61 (5.27%) .NET Framework
7 55 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 52 (4.49%) Web Services
9 36 (3.11%) CSS
10 35 (3.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 25 (2.16%) WPF
12 23 (1.99%) WCF
12 23 (1.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 20 (1.73%) jQuery
13 20 (1.73%) XSLT
14 19 (1.64%) Hibernate
15 14 (1.21%) WinForms
16 13 (1.12%) Servlets
17 12 (1.04%) EJB
17 12 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 93 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.17%) NHS
3 29 (2.51%) Fixed Income
4 28 (2.42%) Data Integration
5 27 (2.33%) Replication
6 20 (1.73%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.30%) Data Extraction
8 14 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.04%) Derivative
9 12 (1.04%) DTV
10 10 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.86%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (0.61%) Clustering
12 6 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.52%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.52%) Mathematics
13 5 (0.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 43 (3.72%) Windows
2 32 (2.77%) UNIX
3 8 (0.69%) Linux
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.086%) Android
6 1 (0.086%) CentOS
6 1 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.086%) HPUX
6 1 (0.086%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (23.51%) Business Intelligence
2 238 (20.57%) ETL
3 148 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (11.67%) Data Modelling
5 128 (11.06%) Migration
6 95 (8.21%) Performance Tuning
7 74 (6.40%) Data Migration
8 70 (6.05%) Unit Testing
9 67 (5.79%) Scrum
10 56 (4.84%) MVC
11 49 (4.24%) Analytics
12 44 (3.80%) Asset Management
13 42 (3.63%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (2.94%) Data Analysis
14 34 (2.94%) CRM
15 32 (2.77%) Kimball Methodology
16 31 (2.68%) TDD
17 30 (2.59%) Workflow
18 29 (2.51%) Web Development
19 27 (2.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1088 (94.04%) SQL
2 438 (37.86%) T-SQL
3 256 (22.13%) C#
4 131 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 81 (7.00%) VBA
6 48 (4.15%) Java
7 46 (3.98%) JavaScript
8 36 (3.11%) VB
9 34 (2.94%) VB.NET
10 25 (2.16%) C++
11 19 (1.64%) VBScript
12 13 (1.12%) VC++
12 13 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 12 (1.04%) PowerShell
14 8 (0.69%) XAML
14 8 (0.69%) C
14 8 (0.69%) Perl
15 6 (0.52%) VB6
16 5 (0.43%) XPath
17 3 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 48 (4.15%) SC Cleared
3 35 (3.03%) Degree
4 25 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.69%) MCSE
5 8 (0.69%) MCTS
6 7 (0.61%) MCITP
7 4 (0.35%) MCSA
8 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.086%) AAT
10 1 (0.086%) CIMA
10 1 (0.086%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.086%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.086%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.73%) QA
2 5 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.17%) Basel III
5 1 (0.086%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.086%) EMIR
5 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.086%) SLA
5 1 (0.086%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.086%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.086%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.086%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (1.21%) Control-M
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.086%) Puppet
3 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.086%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.086%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.086%) WMI
3 1 (0.086%) SCCM
Vendors
1 223 (19.27%) Microsoft
2 174 (15.04%) Oracle
3 46 (3.98%) Sybase
4 30 (2.59%) Business Objects
5 25 (2.16%) SAP
6 18 (1.56%) Tableau
7 9 (0.78%) Cognos
7 9 (0.78%) HP
7 9 (0.78%) Informatica
7 9 (0.78%) Kofax
8 8 (0.69%) Sun
9 7 (0.61%) Teradata
9 7 (0.61%) Siebel
10 4 (0.35%) AccuRev
11 3 (0.26%) Netezza
11 3 (0.26%) VMware
12 2 (0.17%) FactSet
12 2 (0.17%) Dundas
12 2 (0.17%) BI-SAM
12 2 (0.17%) Talend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £280 - £305 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £330 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £20 - £21 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Harris Global
Posted: 5 days ago