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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 208 170 152
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 559 651 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.02% 1.28% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.38% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 417 526
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 £260 £211 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 15
Average hourly rate £89.38 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.43% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.88 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.88 £136.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.12% +60.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
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 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 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 24 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 24 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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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 -29 524 £350 -6.66% 181
London -42 231 £450 - 54
South West +23 88 £315 +40.00% 19
City of London -4 88 £425 -5.60% 21
South East -63 62 £350 +7.69% 40
Yorkshire +5 36 £300 +10.59% 20
North West +6 34 £300 -9.09% 18
Somerset +9 31 £325 +32.65% 3
West Midlands -12 29 £301 -8.93% 16
West Yorkshire +7 28 £300 +27.65% 14
East of England -23 27 £363 +19.34% 3
Scotland -7 21 £331 -5.35% 10
Oxfordshire +11 20 £313 +31.57% 3
Leeds +11 18 £298 +2.58% 9
Glasgow +8 17 £338 -15.62% 9
East Midlands +7 17 £275 -26.66% 9
Bristol -6 17 £325 - 3
Manchester -1 14 £325 -1.51% 8
Cheshire +18 13 £288 -28.12% 6
Oxford +10 13 £350 +16.66% 1
Hertfordshire -3 13 £344 +96.42%
Hampshire -12 11 £350 +12.00% 11
Coventry -3 10 £298 -11.85% 1
Devon -6 10 £200 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 10 £215 +7.50% 1
Suffolk -18 10 £413 +3.12%
Ipswich -8 9 £400 +3.22%
Wiltshire 0 8 £275 +37.50% 5
Surrey -24 8 £350 +37.25% 4
Warwickshire -2 7 £250 +0.50% 2

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 1123 (92.73%) SQL
2 793 (65.48%) SQL Server
3 544 (44.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 436 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 427 (35.26%) T-SQL
6 360 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 321 (26.51%) .NET
8 289 (23.86%) C#
9 278 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
10 274 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
11 273 (22.54%) ETL
12 266 (21.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 265 (21.88%) Finance
14 202 (16.68%) Oracle
15 177 (14.62%) Microsoft
16 148 (12.22%) ASP.NET
17 144 (11.89%) PL/SQL
18 141 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
19 140 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
20 131 (10.82%) Banking
21 130 (10.73%) MS Excel
22 112 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
23 108 (8.92%) Migration
24 102 (8.42%) Data Modelling
25 83 (6.85%) NHS
26 71 (5.86%) Scrum
26 71 (5.86%) Java
27 70 (5.78%) XML
27 70 (5.78%) Security Cleared
28 69 (5.70%) .NET Framework

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.90%) SAS
3 19 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.58%) CMS
4 7 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
5 6 (0.50%) Confluence
5 6 (0.50%) IIS
6 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.25%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.17%) JCAPS
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.083%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.083%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 130 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.07%) MS Office
3 8 (0.66%) PowerPivot
3 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
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 (1.32%) Markit EDM
2 15 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.25%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) Summit
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.083%) Office 365
2 1 (0.083%) Heroku
2 1 (0.083%) SaaS
2 1 (0.083%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.083%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.58%) Internet
2 3 (0.25%) SAN
3 2 (0.17%) 4G
3 2 (0.17%) HTTP
3 2 (0.17%) LDAP
4 1 (0.083%) Intranet
4 1 (0.083%) 3G
4 1 (0.083%) 2G
4 1 (0.083%) Softphone
4 1 (0.083%) FTP
4 1 (0.083%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 793 (65.48%) SQL Server
2 544 (44.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 436 (36.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 360 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 274 (22.63%) Data Warehouse
6 266 (21.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 141 (11.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 140 (11.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 69 (5.70%) Oracle Database
9 69 (5.70%) Relational Database
10 60 (4.95%) QlikView
11 57 (4.71%) OLAP
12 49 (4.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 41 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (3.06%) SQL Server 2000
15 36 (2.97%) DTS
16 31 (2.56%) Oracle Database 10g
16 31 (2.56%) RDBMS
17 28 (2.31%) OLTP
18 26 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 46 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 22 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 17 (1.40%) Subversion
5 15 (1.24%) Toad
6 14 (1.16%) Maven
7 13 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 10 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
8 10 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.74%) Ant
9 9 (0.74%) JIRA
10 8 (0.66%) Expression Web
10 8 (0.66%) FrontPage
11 7 (0.58%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (0.41%) ClearCase
14 4 (0.33%) Selenium
14 4 (0.33%) Git (software)
15 3 (0.25%) ProC
15 3 (0.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 265 (21.88%) Finance
2 131 (10.82%) Banking
3 56 (4.62%) Front Office
4 51 (4.21%) Investment Banking
5 49 (4.05%) Marketing
6 42 (3.47%) Back Office
7 33 (2.73%) Retail
8 31 (2.56%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.24%) Electronics
11 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.74%) 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%) Dutch Language
16 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.17%) Billing
16 2 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (26.51%) .NET
2 148 (12.22%) ASP.NET
3 70 (5.78%) XML
4 69 (5.70%) .NET Framework
5 68 (5.62%) MDX
6 65 (5.37%) HTML
7 53 (4.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 50 (4.13%) Web Services
9 44 (3.63%) CSS
10 40 (3.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (2.64%) WPF
12 30 (2.48%) WCF
13 23 (1.90%) jQuery
14 16 (1.32%) XSLT
14 16 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 15 (1.24%) Ajax
16 14 (1.16%) Servlets
16 14 (1.16%) WinForms
16 14 (1.16%) LINQ
17 12 (0.99%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.85%) NHS
2 34 (2.81%) Fixed Income
3 30 (2.48%) Data Integration
4 29 (2.39%) Replication
5 26 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.65%) Data Extraction
7 15 (1.24%) DTV
8 14 (1.16%) Market Risk
8 14 (1.16%) Derivative
9 13 (1.07%) Clustering
10 11 (0.91%) Equities
11 9 (0.74%) Credit Risk
12 8 (0.66%) Hedge funds
13 7 (0.58%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.58%) Statistics
14 6 (0.50%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.41%) Mathematics
16 4 (0.33%) Visualisation
16 4 (0.33%) Open Source
16 4 (0.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 53 (4.38%) Windows
2 51 (4.21%) UNIX
3 22 (1.82%) Linux
4 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.58%) Solaris
6 4 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.25%) AIX
7 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
8 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.17%) Android
8 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.083%) CentOS
9 1 (0.083%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (22.96%) Business Intelligence
2 273 (22.54%) ETL
3 112 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
4 108 (8.92%) Migration
5 102 (8.42%) Data Modelling
6 71 (5.86%) Scrum
7 68 (5.62%) Unit Testing
8 59 (4.87%) MVC
9 50 (4.13%) Data Migration
10 48 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (3.55%) Asset Management
12 40 (3.30%) Data Analysis
13 33 (2.73%) TDD
14 32 (2.64%) Analytics
14 32 (2.64%) Kimball Methodology
15 28 (2.31%) Data Transformation
16 27 (2.23%) Dimensional Modelling
16 27 (2.23%) CRM
17 26 (2.15%) Workflow
18 25 (2.06%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1123 (92.73%) SQL
2 427 (35.26%) T-SQL
3 289 (23.86%) C#
4 144 (11.89%) PL/SQL
5 71 (5.86%) Java
6 69 (5.70%) VBA
7 60 (4.95%) VB.NET
8 57 (4.71%) JavaScript
9 53 (4.38%) VB
10 27 (2.23%) C++
11 15 (1.24%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.24%) C
12 13 (1.07%) VB6
12 13 (1.07%) VC++
13 10 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.83%) Perl
13 10 (0.83%) XAML
14 9 (0.74%) Ruby
15 8 (0.66%) VBScript
16 7 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 70 (5.78%) Security Cleared
2 41 (3.39%) Degree
3 37 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 29 (2.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 17 (1.40%) MCTS
7 15 (1.24%) MCITP
8 6 (0.50%) MCSE
9 3 (0.25%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.25%) MCSD
10 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CIMA
10 2 (0.17%) CISA
11 1 (0.083%) ACCA
11 1 (0.083%) MCSA
11 1 (0.083%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.083%) AAT
11 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.73%) QA
2 16 (1.32%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.66%) 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%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.083%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.083%) EMIR
6 1 (0.083%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.083%) COREP
System Software
1 6 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) LiteSpeed
3 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.083%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 17 (1.40%) Control-M
2 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.083%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 202 (16.68%) Oracle
2 177 (14.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (2.97%) Business Objects
3 36 (2.97%) Sybase
4 30 (2.48%) SAP
5 10 (0.83%) Tableau
5 10 (0.83%) Cognos
6 6 (0.50%) Talend
7 5 (0.41%) Teradata
7 5 (0.41%) VMware
7 5 (0.41%) Informatica
7 5 (0.41%) Netezza
8 4 (0.33%) AccuRev
8 4 (0.33%) Sun
8 4 (0.33%) Lotus
9 3 (0.25%) CODA
9 3 (0.25%) Reuters
9 3 (0.25%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.25%) Perforce
9 3 (0.25%) SunGard
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Adlam Consulting Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicestershire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + dependant on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200-250 daily
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago