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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 195 161 148
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 556 640 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.30% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.40% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 441 448
Average daily rate
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£350 £364 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 11
Average hourly rate £34.25 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.52 £30.75 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £133.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +19.65%

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -41 503 £350 -4.10% 231
London -50 229 £425 - 79
North West +10 66 £300 +19.40% 24
City of London -20 66 £425 - 31
South West +15 59 £328 +9.33% 30
Yorkshire -14 49 £315 -8.36% 22
South East -38 46 £336 +3.46% 36
West Yorkshire -11 42 £314 -10.35% 17
Manchester +13 36 £320 +52.38% 13
Scotland +15 31 £375 +1.35% 7
Leeds -24 28 £323 -6.18% 10
East Midlands -9 22 £310 -4.98% 11
Somerset +13 21 £328 +33.87% 5
Cheshire +11 20 £300 -5.88% 9
Hampshire -4 17 £338 +0.74% 10
Glasgow +11 16 £388 +4.72% 1
Wales +5 16 £350 +7.69% 6
West Midlands -1 16 £325 +10.16% 21
Bristol -15 13 £344 +13.63% 12
Warrington +3 12 £275 -31.25% 3
East of England -6 12 £350 +16.66% 6
Surrey -2 11 £356 +5.16% 4
Nottinghamshire -6 8 £340 +6.25% 5
South Wales +1 7 £350 +7.69% 5
Nottingham -2 6 £363 - 5
South Yorkshire -5 6 £325 +23.80% 2
Devon - 6 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire +5 5 £331 +10.41% 2
Cardiff +3 5 £338 +3.84% 2
Staffordshire -4 5 £300 -6.25% 5

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 1132 (94.49%) SQL
2 807 (67.36%) SQL Server
3 671 (56.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 513 (42.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 476 (39.73%) T-SQL
6 349 (29.13%) Business Intelligence
7 300 (25.04%) Data Warehouse
8 291 (24.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 285 (23.79%) .NET
10 281 (23.46%) Finance
11 277 (23.12%) Microsoft
12 274 (22.87%) ETL
13 273 (22.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 229 (19.12%) C#
15 162 (13.52%) Banking
16 156 (13.02%) Oracle
17 151 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
18 145 (12.10%) MS Excel
19 141 (11.77%) SQL Server 2012
20 137 (11.44%) Migration
21 119 (9.93%) PL/SQL
22 118 (9.85%) Data Modelling
23 114 (9.52%) ASP.NET
24 113 (9.43%) NHS
25 107 (8.93%) VBA
26 89 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
27 87 (7.26%) Data Migration
28 79 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
29 77 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
29 77 (6.43%) HTML

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 38 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.75%) SAS
3 10 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.50%) IIS
5 5 (0.42%) Apache
6 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.083%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.083%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.083%) Confluence
9 1 (0.083%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.083%) JBoss
9 1 (0.083%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.083%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.083%) WebLogic
Applications
1 145 (12.10%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.50%) MS Office
3 13 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (0.83%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.33%) MS Project
5 4 (0.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.083%) SPSS
6 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.083%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.083%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.083%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.083%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.083%) Agresso
7 1 (0.083%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.083%) SaaS
2 1 (0.083%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.17%) SSH
2 1 (0.083%) HTTP
2 1 (0.083%) Internet
2 1 (0.083%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 807 (67.36%) SQL Server
2 671 (56.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 513 (42.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 300 (25.04%) Data Warehouse
5 291 (24.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 273 (22.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 141 (11.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 89 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 63 (5.26%) Relational Database
10 62 (5.18%) QlikView
10 62 (5.18%) OLAP
11 45 (3.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 39 (3.26%) MS Access
13 38 (3.17%) Oracle Database
14 27 (2.25%) SQL Server 2000
14 27 (2.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 26 (2.17%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.84%) Oracle Database 11g
17 21 (1.75%) Data Mining
18 20 (1.67%) DTS
Development Applications
1 66 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (3.51%) Visual Studio
3 41 (3.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (0.92%) Toad
6 10 (0.83%) Subversion
7 9 (0.75%) NUnit
8 8 (0.67%) Selenium
8 8 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (0.33%) JIRA
10 4 (0.33%) tSQLt
11 3 (0.25%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.25%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.25%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.25%) Xcode
11 3 (0.25%) PowerDesigner
11 3 (0.25%) PVCS
12 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
12 2 (0.17%) AccuRev
General
1 281 (23.46%) Finance
2 162 (13.52%) Banking
3 50 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 48 (4.01%) Back Office
5 45 (3.76%) Retail
6 21 (1.75%) Front Office
7 20 (1.67%) Marketing
8 12 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 11 (0.92%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.42%) Legal
11 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.25%) Billing
12 3 (0.25%) Games
12 3 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.25%) Electronics
12 3 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.17%) Law
13 2 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.083%) Advertising
14 1 (0.083%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (23.79%) .NET
2 114 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 77 (6.43%) HTML
4 66 (5.51%) XML
5 53 (4.42%) MDX
6 51 (4.26%) Web Services
7 45 (3.76%) jQuery
8 41 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (3.09%) CSS
9 37 (3.09%) .NET Framework
10 30 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 27 (2.25%) WCF
12 23 (1.92%) SOAP
13 22 (1.84%) ASP.NET Web API
13 22 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 18 (1.50%) JSON
15 16 (1.34%) HTML5
16 14 (1.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 12 (1.00%) REST
18 11 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 113 (9.43%) NHS
2 79 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (3.09%) Data Integration
4 32 (2.67%) Replication
5 30 (2.50%) Visualisation
6 26 (2.17%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 21 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 20 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 17 (1.42%) Management Information System
10 15 (1.25%) Mathematics
11 13 (1.09%) Data Extraction
12 7 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.58%) Equities
13 6 (0.50%) Clustering
13 6 (0.50%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.42%) Open Source
15 4 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.33%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.67%) UNIX
2 38 (3.17%) Windows
3 25 (2.09%) Linux
4 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.25%) Android
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.083%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.083%) VMS
8 1 (0.083%) HPUX
8 1 (0.083%) Solaris
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (29.13%) Business Intelligence
2 274 (22.87%) ETL
3 151 (12.60%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (11.44%) Migration
5 118 (9.85%) Data Modelling
6 87 (7.26%) Data Migration
7 77 (6.43%) Performance Tuning
8 56 (4.67%) Kimball Methodology
9 52 (4.34%) Analytics
9 52 (4.34%) Unit Testing
10 51 (4.26%) Scrum
11 48 (4.01%) Web Development
12 33 (2.75%) TDD
12 33 (2.75%) MVC
12 33 (2.75%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (2.67%) Data Analysis
13 32 (2.67%) Automated Testing
14 29 (2.42%) Data Management
15 28 (2.34%) CRM
16 26 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1132 (94.49%) SQL
2 476 (39.73%) T-SQL
3 229 (19.12%) C#
4 119 (9.93%) PL/SQL
5 107 (8.93%) VBA
6 77 (6.43%) JavaScript
7 54 (4.51%) Java
8 47 (3.92%) VB.NET
9 34 (2.84%) VB
10 18 (1.50%) VBScript
11 16 (1.34%) Shell Script
12 13 (1.09%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.00%) VB6
14 11 (0.92%) C++
15 10 (0.83%) C
15 10 (0.83%) Perl
15 10 (0.83%) Python
16 4 (0.33%) PHP
16 4 (0.33%) Scala
16 4 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 75 (6.26%) Security Cleared
2 60 (5.01%) SC Cleared
3 43 (3.59%) Degree
4 31 (2.59%) VCP4
5 19 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.00%) MCTS
7 8 (0.67%) MCITP
8 4 (0.33%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.33%) MCSA
9 3 (0.25%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.083%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.67%) QA
2 8 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.083%) FATCA
3 1 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.083%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.083%) SLA
3 1 (0.083%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.083%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (0.50%) Control-M
2 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 277 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 156 (13.02%) Oracle
3 31 (2.59%) Tableau
4 25 (2.09%) Sybase
5 22 (1.84%) Business Objects
6 19 (1.59%) Teradata
7 13 (1.09%) SAP
8 12 (1.00%) Cognos
9 11 (0.92%) Siebel
10 7 (0.58%) Sun
10 7 (0.58%) Informatica
10 7 (0.58%) Red Gate
11 5 (0.42%) Greenplum
11 5 (0.42%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.42%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.33%) DataFlux
12 4 (0.33%) Trillium
13 3 (0.25%) IBM
13 3 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
Warwick, Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £450 - 535 per day + .
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £225 - £295 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £150 - 275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 Daily
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago