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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 195 166 159
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 570 597 597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.12% 1.24% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.34% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 413 417
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 10
Average hourly rate £17.54 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.57 £21.40 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.51 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £31.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-52.14% -12.50%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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 -31 520 £350 - 157
London -34 237 £425 - 63
City of London -15 79 £425 - 23
Yorkshire +1 62 £313 -3.84% 20
North West +5 56 £288 +15.00% 13
South West -4 52 £325 +7.43% 19
West Yorkshire +1 48 £313 -3.84% 10
South East -41 42 £336 +8.46% 17
Leeds -10 33 £320 -8.57% 6
Manchester +8 28 £288 +36.90% 7
Wales +6 25 £310 -22.50% 7
West Midlands +10 20 £325 +4.83% 11
North East +3 20 £375 +33.33% 1
Scotland +1 20 £401 +8.44% 4
Cheshire +9 18 £275 -8.33% 4
Cardiff +4 18 £308 -23.12% 3
South Wales -2 18 £308 -23.12% 6
Bristol -15 17 £325 +4.83% 7
Somerset +11 16 £325 +32.75% 2
Durham - 16 £388 -
East of England -19 15 £388 +29.16% 5
Hampshire -18 14 £413 +10.00% 4
Glasgow +3 13 £419 +13.17% 2
East Midlands +7 12 £350 +8.52% 8
South Yorkshire +5 12 £325 +44.44% 6
Hertfordshire +9 8 £388 +55.00% 3
Berkshire -13 8 £400 +29.03% 2
Bradford -2 6 £268 +24.41% 1
Edinburgh -2 6 £301 +2.11% 1
Surrey -8 6 £325 - 3

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1107 (94.45%) SQL
2 794 (67.75%) SQL Server
3 637 (54.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 498 (42.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 486 (41.47%) T-SQL
6 319 (27.22%) Business Intelligence
7 291 (24.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 287 (24.49%) .NET
9 284 (24.23%) Data Warehouse
10 275 (23.46%) Microsoft
11 270 (23.04%) Finance
12 266 (22.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 253 (21.59%) ETL
14 233 (19.88%) C#
15 169 (14.42%) Banking
16 159 (13.57%) Oracle
17 146 (12.46%) Migration
18 139 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
19 135 (11.52%) MS Excel
20 133 (11.35%) Data Modelling
21 129 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
22 120 (10.24%) NHS
23 114 (9.73%) PL/SQL
24 110 (9.39%) ASP.NET
25 107 (9.13%) VBA
26 88 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
26 88 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
27 87 (7.42%) Data Migration
28 76 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
28 76 (6.48%) JavaScript

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 40 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.22%) SAS
3 9 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.43%) IIS
6 3 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.26%) CMS
7 2 (0.17%) Apache
7 2 (0.17%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.085%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.085%) Confluence
8 1 (0.085%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.085%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.085%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.085%) JBoss
Applications
1 135 (11.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.88%) MS Office
3 8 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.085%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.085%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) Markit EDM
3 6 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.17%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (0.085%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.085%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.085%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 1 (0.085%) Summit
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.085%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.085%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.085%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.17%) SSH
2 1 (0.085%) Internet
2 1 (0.085%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (67.75%) SQL Server
2 637 (54.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 498 (42.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 291 (24.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 284 (24.23%) Data Warehouse
6 266 (22.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 129 (11.01%) SQL Server 2012
8 76 (6.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 64 (5.46%) Relational Database
10 63 (5.38%) OLAP
11 60 (5.12%) QlikView
12 46 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 36 (3.07%) Oracle Database
14 28 (2.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
15 27 (2.30%) SQL Server 2000
15 27 (2.30%) RDBMS
16 26 (2.22%) MS Access
17 21 (1.79%) DTS
17 21 (1.79%) Star Schema
17 21 (1.79%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 64 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 38 (3.24%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.85%) Subversion
5 9 (0.77%) NUnit
6 7 (0.60%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (0.60%) Selenium
6 7 (0.60%) Toad
7 6 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.43%) JIRA
9 4 (0.34%) PVCS
9 4 (0.34%) ERwin
9 4 (0.34%) tSQLt
9 4 (0.34%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.26%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.26%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.26%) Xcode
11 2 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
General
1 270 (23.04%) Finance
2 169 (14.42%) Banking
3 49 (4.18%) Investment Banking
4 43 (3.67%) Back Office
5 40 (3.41%) Retail
6 29 (2.47%) Front Office
7 25 (2.13%) Marketing
8 12 (1.02%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.51%) Legal
11 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.26%) Billing
12 3 (0.26%) Games
12 3 (0.26%) Automotive
12 3 (0.26%) Electronics
12 3 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.17%) Advertising
13 2 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.085%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.085%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (24.49%) .NET
2 110 (9.39%) ASP.NET
3 75 (6.40%) HTML
4 73 (6.23%) XML
5 58 (4.95%) Web Services
6 55 (4.69%) MDX
7 43 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 42 (3.58%) jQuery
9 37 (3.16%) CSS
10 34 (2.90%) .NET Framework
11 29 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 28 (2.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 26 (2.22%) WCF
14 21 (1.79%) SOAP
15 20 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (1.37%) HTML5
16 16 (1.37%) Hibernate
17 12 (1.02%) JSON
17 12 (1.02%) REST
18 11 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 120 (10.24%) NHS
2 88 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (3.50%) Data Integration
4 30 (2.56%) Replication
5 25 (2.13%) Visualisation
6 22 (1.88%) Computer Science
7 21 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 19 (1.62%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 15 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.19%) Mathematics
10 14 (1.19%) Data Extraction
11 6 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (0.51%) Equities
11 6 (0.51%) Derivative
11 6 (0.51%) Open Source
12 5 (0.43%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.34%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.34%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.34%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (3.16%) UNIX
2 34 (2.90%) Windows
3 20 (1.71%) Linux
4 3 (0.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.26%) Android
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.085%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.085%) VMS
6 1 (0.085%) HPUX
6 1 (0.085%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (27.22%) Business Intelligence
2 253 (21.59%) ETL
3 146 (12.46%) Migration
4 139 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (11.35%) Data Modelling
6 88 (7.51%) Performance Tuning
7 87 (7.42%) Data Migration
8 56 (4.78%) Analytics
9 52 (4.44%) Kimball Methodology
10 51 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 51 (4.35%) Web Development
10 51 (4.35%) Scrum
11 37 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
12 35 (2.99%) Automated Testing
13 32 (2.73%) MVC
14 30 (2.56%) Data Management
14 30 (2.56%) CRM
15 29 (2.47%) Workflow
16 28 (2.39%) TDD
16 28 (2.39%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1107 (94.45%) SQL
2 486 (41.47%) T-SQL
3 233 (19.88%) C#
4 114 (9.73%) PL/SQL
5 107 (9.13%) VBA
6 76 (6.48%) JavaScript
7 45 (3.84%) Java
8 37 (3.16%) VB
9 30 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 21 (1.79%) VBScript
11 16 (1.37%) C++
11 16 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 15 (1.28%) PowerShell
13 11 (0.94%) VB6
13 11 (0.94%) Perl
14 9 (0.77%) C
15 8 (0.68%) Python
16 4 (0.34%) PHP
16 4 (0.34%) R
16 4 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 67 (5.72%) Security Cleared
2 52 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 41 (3.50%) Degree
4 21 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.94%) MCTS
6 9 (0.77%) MCITP
7 5 (0.43%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.26%) MCSE
8 3 (0.26%) MCSA
9 1 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.19%) QA
2 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.085%) EMIR
4 1 (0.085%) FATCA
4 1 (0.085%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.085%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.085%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.085%) HDFS
2 1 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.43%) Control-M
2 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.085%) SCCM
4 1 (0.085%) WMI
Vendors
1 275 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 159 (13.57%) Oracle
3 32 (2.73%) Sybase
4 28 (2.39%) Tableau
5 21 (1.79%) Business Objects
6 16 (1.37%) Teradata
7 12 (1.02%) SAP
7 12 (1.02%) HP
7 12 (1.02%) Informatica
8 10 (0.85%) Siebel
9 9 (0.77%) Kofax
9 9 (0.77%) Sun
10 7 (0.60%) Cognos
11 5 (0.43%) Red Gate
12 4 (0.34%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.26%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.26%) AccuRev
13 3 (0.26%) DataFlux
13 3 (0.26%) Trillium
13 3 (0.26%) Cerner
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £36 per hour or £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago