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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 166 217 179
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -38
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 760 531 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.00% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.08% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 601 400 380
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £290
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £30.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +7.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £29.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £115.50 £136.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -20.00%

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
50665 48981 46333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.57% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32010 29890 26848
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1905 1968 2163
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 +37 663 £350 - 186
London +38 314 £433 -3.88% 65
City of London +26 117 £450 +5.88% 32
North West +27 77 £325 +4.00% 27
Yorkshire +20 69 £315 +8.62% 24
South West -31 60 £325 +3.17% 17
South East -10 59 £313 -10.71% 32
Scotland +40 58 £350 +5.66% 6
West Yorkshire +5 49 £321 +10.77% 21
Leeds +4 44 £325 +12.06% 10
Wales +23 33 £294 +21.13% 1
Manchester +5 32 £325 - 13
Glasgow +15 27 £353 +8.46% 4
West Midlands 0 27 £320 -1.53% 14
Edinburgh +20 24 £350 -9.67%
Cheshire +15 24 £325 -7.14% 8
South Wales +21 22 £314 -16.33% 1
East Midlands -4 20 £315 +14.54% 3
Hampshire +11 16 £311 -11.07% 6
South Yorkshire +7 16 £300 - 1
Somerset -1 16 £325 +0.77% 6
East of England -12 16 £345 -10.96% 3
North East -9 14 £325 +1.56% 1
Wiltshire +10 13 £325 +18.18% 1
Durham - 12 £325 -
Surrey 0 11 £313 -10.71% 2
Bristol -6 11 £375 +15.38% 5
Oxfordshire -28 11 £400 +30.08% 4
Darlington - 11 £325 -
Cardiff +13 10 £225 -40.00%

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1416 (94.09%) SQL
2 1022 (67.91%) SQL Server
3 873 (58.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 671 (44.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 572 (38.01%) T-SQL
6 473 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
7 405 (26.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 394 (26.18%) Data Warehouse
9 386 (25.65%) ETL
10 359 (23.85%) Finance
10 359 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
11 358 (23.79%) Microsoft
12 324 (21.53%) .NET
13 259 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
14 253 (16.81%) Oracle
15 245 (16.28%) C#
16 221 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
17 191 (12.69%) Banking
18 186 (12.36%) PL/SQL
19 180 (11.96%) MS Excel
20 168 (11.16%) Migration
21 138 (9.17%) Data Modelling
22 117 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
23 114 (7.57%) NHS
24 105 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
25 104 (6.91%) Scrum
26 103 (6.84%) ASP.NET
27 101 (6.71%) VBA
28 100 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
29 93 (6.18%) XML

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 58 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 18 (1.20%) IIS
3 16 (1.06%) SAS
4 9 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.33%) Apache
7 5 (0.33%) Confluence
7 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.066%) JBoss
10 1 (0.066%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.066%) CMS
10 1 (0.066%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.066%) DNN
10 1 (0.066%) WordPress
Applications
1 180 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.39%) MS Office
3 24 (1.59%) PowerPivot
4 17 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.80%) MS Project
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.066%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 14 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Agresso
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.066%) Line 50
6 1 (0.066%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.066%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.066%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.066%) Global One
6 1 (0.066%) Unica
6 1 (0.066%) Sage BI
6 1 (0.066%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.066%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.066%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.20%) Internet
2 2 (0.13%) SMS
2 2 (0.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.066%) WAN
3 1 (0.066%) 3G
3 1 (0.066%) Firewall
3 1 (0.066%) 2G
3 1 (0.066%) SSH
3 1 (0.066%) 4G
3 1 (0.066%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1022 (67.91%) SQL Server
2 873 (58.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 671 (44.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 405 (26.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 394 (26.18%) Data Warehouse
6 359 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 221 (14.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 89 (5.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 82 (5.45%) OLAP
10 81 (5.38%) Relational Database
11 80 (5.32%) Oracle Database
12 72 (4.78%) MS Access
13 63 (4.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 59 (3.92%) QlikView
15 54 (3.59%) Oracle Database 11g
16 45 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
17 37 (2.46%) RDBMS
18 31 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
19 29 (1.93%) SSDT
20 27 (1.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 117 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 77 (5.12%) Visual Studio
3 42 (2.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 40 (2.66%) Oracle Forms
5 34 (2.26%) Subversion
6 22 (1.46%) Toad
7 21 (1.40%) NUnit
8 13 (0.86%) JIRA
9 12 (0.80%) Selenium
9 12 (0.80%) Git (software)
10 11 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (0.47%) ERwin
13 6 (0.40%) Maven
13 6 (0.40%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
14 3 (0.20%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
15 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 359 (23.85%) Finance
2 191 (12.69%) Banking
3 80 (5.32%) Investment Banking
4 65 (4.32%) Retail
5 52 (3.46%) Back Office
6 37 (2.46%) Front Office
7 24 (1.59%) Marketing
8 21 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.06%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.66%) Law
11 10 (0.66%) Publishing
11 10 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.53%) Legal
13 5 (0.33%) Electronics
14 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.20%) Advertising
15 3 (0.20%) Games
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (21.53%) .NET
2 103 (6.84%) ASP.NET
3 93 (6.18%) XML
4 83 (5.51%) MDX
5 68 (4.52%) HTML
6 60 (3.99%) .NET Framework
7 41 (2.72%) CSS
7 41 (2.72%) Web Services
8 28 (1.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (1.73%) jQuery
10 24 (1.59%) JSON
10 24 (1.59%) Entity Framework
11 20 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (1.33%) WCF
12 19 (1.26%) WPF
13 18 (1.20%) SOAP
14 16 (1.06%) DHTML
15 15 (1.00%) Hibernate
16 14 (0.93%) J2EE
16 14 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 114 (7.57%) NHS
2 100 (6.64%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (2.79%) Data Structures
4 32 (2.13%) Data Integration
5 31 (2.06%) Replication
6 30 (1.99%) Management Information System
7 28 (1.86%) Fixed Income
7 28 (1.86%) Visualisation
8 23 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.33%) Clustering
9 20 (1.33%) Derivative
10 14 (0.93%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.86%) Market Risk
12 12 (0.80%) Statistics
12 12 (0.80%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.80%) Computer Science
13 11 (0.73%) AS400
14 10 (0.66%) Equities
14 10 (0.66%) Credit Risk
15 9 (0.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 67 (4.45%) UNIX
2 52 (3.46%) Windows
3 24 (1.59%) Linux
4 11 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.066%) CentOS
9 1 (0.066%) VMS
9 1 (0.066%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (31.43%) Business Intelligence
2 386 (25.65%) ETL
3 259 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (11.16%) Migration
5 138 (9.17%) Data Modelling
6 105 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
7 104 (6.91%) Scrum
8 92 (6.11%) Data Migration
9 91 (6.05%) Unit Testing
10 70 (4.65%) Kimball Methodology
11 58 (3.85%) TDD
12 57 (3.79%) Analytics
13 55 (3.65%) Data Analysis
14 53 (3.52%) CRM
15 48 (3.19%) SDLC
16 45 (2.99%) Asset Management
17 40 (2.66%) Data Management
18 38 (2.52%) MVC
19 37 (2.46%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (2.39%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1416 (94.09%) SQL
2 572 (38.01%) T-SQL
3 245 (16.28%) C#
4 186 (12.36%) PL/SQL
5 101 (6.71%) VBA
6 76 (5.05%) Java
7 73 (4.85%) JavaScript
8 57 (3.79%) VB.NET
9 45 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 37 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.79%) VB
12 15 (1.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 13 (0.86%) C++
14 9 (0.60%) Python
15 8 (0.53%) C
15 8 (0.53%) PHP
15 8 (0.53%) VB6
16 6 (0.40%) Perl
17 5 (0.33%) X++
18 4 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 78 (5.18%) Security Cleared
2 59 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 57 (3.79%) Degree
4 32 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.86%) MCDBA
6 12 (0.80%) MCITP
7 7 (0.47%) MCTS
7 7 (0.47%) MCSA
8 6 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) MCSE
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.13%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.066%) OCP
11 1 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.066%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (1.79%) QA
2 11 (0.73%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.66%) Solvency II
4 8 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.33%) SLA
5 5 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (0.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (0.80%) Control-M
2 4 (0.27%) Puppet
2 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.20%) SCCM
3 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.066%) Salt
5 1 (0.066%) Foglight
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.066%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.066%) OpenView
Vendors
1 358 (23.79%) Microsoft
2 253 (16.81%) Oracle
3 40 (2.66%) Tableau
4 38 (2.52%) Business Objects
5 25 (1.66%) Sybase
6 21 (1.40%) Cognos
7 18 (1.20%) SAP
7 18 (1.20%) Teradata
8 10 (0.66%) Informatica
9 9 (0.60%) HP
9 9 (0.60%) Red Gate
10 7 (0.47%) Greenplum
10 7 (0.47%) Cerner
10 7 (0.47%) IBM
11 6 (0.40%) Trillium
11 6 (0.40%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.40%) DataFlux
12 5 (0.33%) Google
12 5 (0.33%) ESRI
12 5 (0.33%) Red Hat
East Anglia
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
ITecopeople
Rate: £395 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leyland, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
Optimum IT
Salary: £550 per day / £40k-70k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago