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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 181 171 164
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 642 646 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.18% 1.25% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.36% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 421 449
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £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 14 8
Average hourly rate £25.04 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.07 £18.25 £28.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.01 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.04 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-16.54% -16.66%

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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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.

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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 -22 589 £350 +2.94% 127
London +10 278 £413 +3.12% 42
City of London -1 95 £425 +2.71% 12
South West -1 64 £325 +4.00% 19
Yorkshire -4 57 £311 -4.23% 9
North West +13 56 £278 +1.83% 16
South East -80 45 £320 +3.22% 23
West Yorkshire -10 44 £310 -4.61% 5
East of England -20 30 £340 +13.33% 2
Scotland +10 26 £306 -17.22% 3
Leeds -12 26 £325 -1.88% 4
Wales +1 24 £313 +25.00% 6
Somerset +10 23 £320 +36.17% 4
North East -11 23 £375 +57.89% 1
Cardiff +13 20 £309 +23.50% 2
South Wales +2 20 £309 +23.50% 4
Manchester -4 20 £286 +5.04% 9
West Midlands -13 19 £325 +4.83% 12
Bristol -14 19 £350 +12.00% 3
Hertfordshire +18 17 £340 +36.00% 1
Cheshire +11 16 £275 -12.00% 4
Durham - 16 £388 -
Hampshire -20 14 £333 +5.55% 8
Glasgow +6 13 £313 -15.54% 2
East Midlands -18 11 £350 +12.90% 3
South Yorkshire +7 10 £350 +30.84% 1
Warrington -11 10 £275 -8.33% 1
Berkshire -4 8 £319 +2.82% 1
Surrey -14 8 £325 - 2
Lancashire -16 8 £300 +14.28%

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1156 (94.99%) SQL
2 805 (66.15%) SQL Server
3 637 (52.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 508 (41.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 479 (39.36%) T-SQL
6 309 (25.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 308 (25.31%) Business Intelligence
8 294 (24.16%) Data Warehouse
9 293 (24.08%) Finance
10 277 (22.76%) .NET
11 273 (22.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 270 (22.19%) Microsoft
13 255 (20.95%) ETL
14 242 (19.88%) C#
15 191 (15.69%) Oracle
16 177 (14.54%) Banking
17 152 (12.49%) Migration
18 147 (12.08%) Data Modelling
19 141 (11.59%) PL/SQL
20 140 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
21 138 (11.34%) MS Excel
21 138 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
22 114 (9.37%) VBA
23 112 (9.20%) NHS
24 108 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
25 98 (8.05%) ASP.NET
26 93 (7.64%) XML
26 93 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
27 90 (7.40%) SQL Server 2005
28 86 (7.07%) Data Migration

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 39 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 31 (2.55%) SAS
3 10 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.41%) Confluence
6 4 (0.33%) CMS
6 4 (0.33%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.16%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.082%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.082%) JBoss
9 1 (0.082%) Apache
9 1 (0.082%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.082%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.082%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.082%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 138 (11.34%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.73%) MS Office
3 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.25%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) SPSS
6 1 (0.082%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 18 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.58%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.25%) Academy Housing
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.082%) Agresso
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.082%) Summit
7 1 (0.082%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.082%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.16%) HTTP
1 2 (0.16%) SAN
1 2 (0.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.082%) SSH
2 1 (0.082%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 805 (66.15%) SQL Server
2 637 (52.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 508 (41.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 309 (25.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 294 (24.16%) Data Warehouse
6 273 (22.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 140 (11.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 90 (7.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 72 (5.92%) OLAP
10 68 (5.59%) Relational Database
11 65 (5.34%) QlikView
12 47 (3.86%) Oracle Database
13 46 (3.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 32 (2.63%) RDBMS
15 31 (2.55%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
16 29 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
17 27 (2.22%) OLAP Cube
18 24 (1.97%) Star Schema
19 22 (1.81%) DTS
20 21 (1.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 62 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (3.29%) Visual Studio
3 36 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 18 (1.48%) Subversion
5 9 (0.74%) JIRA
6 8 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (0.58%) Toad
8 4 (0.33%) PVCS
8 4 (0.33%) Maven
8 4 (0.33%) ERwin
8 4 (0.33%) tSQLt
9 3 (0.25%) Expression Web
9 3 (0.25%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.25%) Xcode
9 3 (0.25%) FrontPage
9 3 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.16%) NUnit
10 2 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 293 (24.08%) Finance
2 177 (14.54%) Banking
3 48 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 43 (3.53%) Back Office
5 41 (3.37%) Front Office
6 39 (3.20%) Retail
7 30 (2.47%) Marketing
8 18 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.49%) Electronics
10 6 (0.49%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.33%) Legal
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
12 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Games
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.16%) French Language
13 2 (0.16%) Military
13 2 (0.16%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (22.76%) .NET
2 98 (8.05%) ASP.NET
3 93 (7.64%) XML
4 75 (6.16%) HTML
5 63 (5.18%) Web Services
6 62 (5.09%) MDX
7 44 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (3.04%) CSS
9 35 (2.88%) jQuery
10 28 (2.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 27 (2.22%) .NET Framework
12 25 (2.05%) WCF
13 22 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (1.56%) Hibernate
15 18 (1.48%) XSLT
15 18 (1.48%) SOAP
16 16 (1.31%) Servlets
17 15 (1.23%) JSP
17 15 (1.23%) XSL
18 14 (1.15%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.20%) NHS
2 93 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.04%) Data Integration
4 35 (2.88%) Replication
5 26 (2.14%) Fixed Income
6 24 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 16 (1.31%) Visualisation
7 16 (1.31%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.31%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.31%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.07%) Data Extraction
9 12 (0.99%) Hedge funds
10 10 (0.82%) Derivative
11 7 (0.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (0.58%) Open Source
11 7 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.49%) DTV
13 5 (0.41%) Clustering
13 5 (0.41%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.41%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 47 (3.86%) Windows
2 39 (3.20%) UNIX
3 18 (1.48%) Linux
4 3 (0.25%) Android
4 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.082%) CentOS
6 1 (0.082%) VMS
6 1 (0.082%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (25.31%) Business Intelligence
2 255 (20.95%) ETL
3 152 (12.49%) Migration
4 147 (12.08%) Data Modelling
5 138 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
6 108 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
7 86 (7.07%) Data Migration
8 56 (4.60%) Analytics
8 56 (4.60%) Scrum
9 55 (4.52%) Unit Testing
10 48 (3.94%) Web Development
10 48 (3.94%) Kimball Methodology
11 38 (3.12%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (2.79%) Automated Testing
12 34 (2.79%) CRM
13 29 (2.38%) Workflow
14 27 (2.22%) MVC
14 27 (2.22%) Data Analysis
15 26 (2.14%) TDD
16 25 (2.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1156 (94.99%) SQL
2 479 (39.36%) T-SQL
3 242 (19.88%) C#
4 141 (11.59%) PL/SQL
5 114 (9.37%) VBA
6 65 (5.34%) JavaScript
7 58 (4.77%) Java
8 38 (3.12%) VB
9 31 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 22 (1.81%) VBScript
11 19 (1.56%) C++
12 17 (1.40%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.82%) Perl
15 9 (0.74%) VC++
16 8 (0.66%) Python
16 8 (0.66%) C
17 7 (0.58%) VB6
18 5 (0.41%) PHP
19 4 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 63 (5.18%) Security Cleared
2 49 (4.03%) SC Cleared
3 37 (3.04%) Degree
4 23 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.90%) MCTS
6 8 (0.66%) MCITP
7 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
7 4 (0.33%) MCSE
8 3 (0.25%) MCSA
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.082%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.56%) QA
2 6 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.082%) FATCA
5 1 (0.082%) EMIR
5 1 (0.082%) SLA
5 1 (0.082%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.082%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.082%) HDFS
3 1 (0.082%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (0.41%) Control-M
2 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.082%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.082%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.082%) WMI
3 1 (0.082%) SCCM
3 1 (0.082%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.082%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 270 (22.19%) Microsoft
2 191 (15.69%) Oracle
3 45 (3.70%) Sybase
4 26 (2.14%) Business Objects
5 22 (1.81%) Tableau
6 20 (1.64%) SAP
7 13 (1.07%) Teradata
8 10 (0.82%) HP
8 10 (0.82%) Informatica
9 9 (0.74%) Cognos
9 9 (0.74%) Kofax
10 8 (0.66%) Siebel
10 8 (0.66%) Sun
11 5 (0.41%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.25%) VMware
12 3 (0.25%) AccuRev
12 3 (0.25%) Netezza
12 3 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.25%) JD Edwards
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat
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