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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Developer
Rank 119 107 76
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -31
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1002 1015 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.95% 1.96% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.07% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 757 775
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 22
Average hourly rate £51.00 £29.35 £32.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.79% -8.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £19.51 £27.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £41.65 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.81 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+86.02% -7.69%

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
48620 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31221 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 954 £375 +4.52% 430
London -3 417 £450 +5.88% 157
South East +43 150 £350 +2.94% 77
Yorkshire -16 78 £338 +8.00% 60
South West -16 72 £365 +4.28% 27
East of England +28 68 £350 +2.94% 14
West Midlands +13 67 £325 +7.43% 22
City of London -10 64 £431 +1.47% 48
North West -29 60 £325 +8.33% 55
West Yorkshire -11 58 £340 +8.80% 39
Leeds +1 51 £375 +16.27% 31
Bristol +8 41 £350 -12.50% 7
Essex +23 39 £400 +53.69% 3
Kent +23 34 £313 -25.37% 8
Surrey -2 28 £425 +30.76% 18
East Midlands -13 26 £300 -10.11% 13
Manchester -25 26 £325 +10.63% 29
Berkshire +7 25 £415 +11.78% 8
Scotland -19 25 £388 +3.33% 9
Birmingham +14 23 £325 +7.88% 11
Cheshire -16 19 £323 +7.50% 10
Staffordshire +7 15 £290 -3.33% 4
Reading -1 15 £425 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £438 +25.89% 8
Wales -28 14 £325 +5.26% 5
Middlesex +7 13 £350 +16.66% 1
Hampshire -7 13 £325 -10.34% 15
Edinburgh -19 12 £445 +23.61% 3
South Wales -19 12 £350 +13.82% 5
East Sussex +17 11 £335 +36.73% 5

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1963 (88.78%) SQL
2 1410 (63.77%) SQL Server
3 841 (38.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 789 (35.69%) .NET
5 785 (35.50%) C#
6 683 (30.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 664 (30.03%) T-SQL
8 554 (25.06%) Business Intelligence
9 526 (23.79%) Microsoft
10 499 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
11 487 (22.03%) Finance
12 447 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
13 428 (19.36%) ETL
14 414 (18.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 400 (18.09%) SQL Server 2008
16 357 (16.15%) ASP.NET
17 330 (14.93%) MVC
18 326 (14.74%) Oracle
19 308 (13.93%) JavaScript
20 276 (12.48%) SQL Server 2012
21 267 (12.08%) HTML
22 246 (11.13%) Banking
23 230 (10.40%) MS Excel
24 228 (10.31%) PL/SQL
25 218 (9.86%) XML
25 218 (9.86%) .NET Framework
26 214 (9.68%) CSS
27 190 (8.59%) Web Services
28 189 (8.55%) Java
29 187 (8.46%) Scrum

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 81 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 79 (3.57%) IIS
3 21 (0.95%) JBoss
4 18 (0.81%) CMS
4 18 (0.81%) SAS
5 16 (0.72%) Apache
5 16 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.63%) Node.js
7 13 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.54%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 11 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.36%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.27%) ColdFusion
13 4 (0.18%) ArcGIS
13 4 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 230 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.54%) MS Office
3 14 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.32%) MS Project
6 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.090%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.090%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.63%) Oracle BRM
2 14 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 9 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.36%) Markit EDM
5 7 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.23%) FastStats
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
8 3 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 3 (0.14%) SystmOne
9 2 (0.090%) OpenText Process Suite
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.090%) ResourceLink
9 2 (0.090%) RMDS
10 1 (0.045%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.045%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.27%) GitHub
4 2 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.090%) IaaS
4 2 (0.090%) Office 365
5 1 (0.045%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.045%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.045%) PaaS
5 1 (0.045%) Route 53
5 1 (0.045%) SaaS
5 1 (0.045%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.04%) HTTP
2 14 (0.63%) Internet
2 14 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.27%) LDAP
4 5 (0.23%) DNS
5 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.18%) SSL
6 3 (0.14%) 2G
6 3 (0.14%) 3G
6 3 (0.14%) FTP
6 3 (0.14%) Modbus
7 2 (0.090%) 4G
7 2 (0.090%) Intranet
7 2 (0.090%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.090%) SMTP
8 1 (0.045%) Extranet
8 1 (0.045%) SNMP
8 1 (0.045%) SSH
8 1 (0.045%) WAN
8 1 (0.045%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1410 (63.77%) SQL Server
2 841 (38.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 683 (30.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 447 (20.22%) Data Warehouse
5 414 (18.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 400 (18.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 276 (12.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 141 (6.38%) Oracle Database
9 118 (5.34%) SQL Server 2014
10 99 (4.48%) Relational Database
11 85 (3.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 78 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
13 74 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 69 (3.12%) Oracle Reports
15 64 (2.89%) OLAP
16 62 (2.80%) MS Access
17 53 (2.40%) Big Data
18 50 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
19 41 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
19 41 (1.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 170 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 124 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 63 (2.85%) Git (software)
4 44 (1.99%) Subversion
5 39 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
6 36 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 33 (1.49%) Eclipse
8 27 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 24 (1.09%) JIRA
10 22 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.00%) Selenium
11 21 (0.95%) Maven
12 19 (0.86%) SpecFlow
13 16 (0.72%) NUnit
14 15 (0.68%) Moq
15 14 (0.63%) NetBeans
16 13 (0.59%) Toad
17 10 (0.45%) Ant
17 10 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
17 10 (0.45%) ReSharper
General
1 487 (22.03%) Finance
2 246 (11.13%) Banking
3 91 (4.12%) Front Office
4 87 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 64 (2.89%) Back Office
6 54 (2.44%) Retail
7 52 (2.35%) Marketing
8 40 (1.81%) Advertising
9 36 (1.63%) Financial Institution
10 31 (1.40%) Telecoms
11 23 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.00%) Legal
13 16 (0.72%) Billing
14 14 (0.63%) Electronics
15 12 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.41%) Automotive
16 9 (0.41%) International Banking
16 9 (0.41%) Law
17 6 (0.27%) Games
18 5 (0.23%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 789 (35.69%) .NET
2 357 (16.15%) ASP.NET
3 267 (12.08%) HTML
4 218 (9.86%) .NET Framework
4 218 (9.86%) XML
5 214 (9.68%) CSS
6 190 (8.59%) Web Services
7 186 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 178 (8.05%) jQuery
9 174 (7.87%) WCF
10 116 (5.25%) Entity Framework
11 107 (4.84%) MDX
12 98 (4.43%) AngularJS
13 87 (3.93%) HTML5
14 83 (3.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 81 (3.66%) REST
16 80 (3.62%) WPF
17 74 (3.35%) WinForms
18 73 (3.30%) SOAP
19 56 (2.53%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 118 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
1 118 (5.34%) NHS
2 47 (2.13%) Replication
3 37 (1.67%) Fixed Income
4 34 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 33 (1.49%) Data Structures
6 31 (1.40%) Hedge funds
7 30 (1.36%) N-Tier
8 28 (1.27%) Data Extraction
9 27 (1.22%) Algorithms
10 24 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 21 (0.95%) Visualisation
13 20 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 19 (0.86%) Clustering
14 19 (0.86%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.81%) Derivative
15 18 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
15 18 (0.81%) Mathematics
16 17 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 158 (7.15%) Windows
2 118 (5.34%) Unix
3 104 (4.70%) Linux
4 33 (1.49%) Windows Server
5 13 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 12 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.41%) Android
9 9 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.27%) Solaris
11 5 (0.23%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.23%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.045%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.045%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (25.06%) Business Intelligence
2 499 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
3 428 (19.36%) ETL
4 330 (14.93%) MVC
5 187 (8.46%) Scrum
6 173 (7.82%) TDD
7 146 (6.60%) Unit Testing
8 138 (6.24%) Data Modelling
9 132 (5.97%) Migration
10 112 (5.07%) Performance Tuning
11 111 (5.02%) SDLC
12 98 (4.43%) OO
13 88 (3.98%) Kimball Methodology
14 84 (3.80%) Data Migration
15 82 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (3.66%) Web Development
17 77 (3.48%) Software Engineering
18 69 (3.12%) ETL Development
19 61 (2.76%) Analytics
20 58 (2.62%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1963 (88.78%) SQL
2 785 (35.50%) C#
3 664 (30.03%) T-SQL
4 308 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 228 (10.31%) PL/SQL
6 189 (8.55%) Java
7 118 (5.34%) VBA
8 103 (4.66%) VB.NET
9 84 (3.80%) C++
10 74 (3.35%) Shell Script
11 73 (3.30%) VB
12 64 (2.89%) Python
13 53 (2.40%) C
14 51 (2.31%) Perl
15 42 (1.90%) PHP
16 27 (1.22%) PowerShell
16 27 (1.22%) VBScript
17 22 (1.00%) XPath
18 19 (0.86%) Ruby
19 14 (0.63%) VB6
Qualifications
1 101 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 96 (4.34%) Degree
3 66 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.59%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.090%) HND
9 2 (0.090%) MCITP
9 2 (0.090%) MCTS
9 2 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.045%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.045%) HNC
10 1 (0.045%) MCP
10 1 (0.045%) MCSD
10 1 (0.045%) MCSE
10 1 (0.045%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 55 (2.49%) QA
3 22 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 10 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 9 (0.41%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.18%) Basel II
6 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.18%) EMIR
6 4 (0.18%) HL7
6 4 (0.18%) MiFID
7 3 (0.14%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.045%) Basel III
9 1 (0.045%) COBIT
9 1 (0.045%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 13 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.23%) HDFS
3 3 (0.14%) Docker
3 3 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.045%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 6 (0.27%) Puppet
4 4 (0.18%) Control-M
5 3 (0.14%) CA Wily
5 3 (0.14%) SCOM
5 3 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.045%) Ansible
6 1 (0.045%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.045%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.045%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.045%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.045%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.045%) Salt
Vendors
1 526 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 326 (14.74%) Oracle
3 59 (2.67%) Tableau
4 31 (1.40%) Cognos
5 29 (1.31%) Red Gate
5 29 (1.31%) SAP
6 23 (1.04%) DevExpress
7 20 (0.90%) Informatica
8 16 (0.72%) Sybase
9 15 (0.68%) Teradata
10 11 (0.50%) Telerik
11 9 (0.41%) IBM
11 9 (0.41%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.36%) Perforce
13 7 (0.32%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.23%) Infoflex
14 5 (0.23%) Sony
15 4 (0.18%) Alterian
15 4 (0.18%) CA
15 4 (0.18%) Sun
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Rate: £400 to £450 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £451 - £601 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: £300 per day £300 p/d
Posted: 3 days ago