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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 158 198 169
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 791 577 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.10% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.19% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 413 385
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £254 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £32.50 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +1.44%

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +28 693 £350 - 180
London +34 321 £450 +5.88% 63
City of London +23 102 £450 +5.88% 24
South East -13 78 £325 - 23
South West +16 75 £325 +1.56% 20
North West +15 60 £325 +20.37% 28
Yorkshire +3 60 £300 +9.09% 21
Scotland +28 49 £350 +7.69% 5
Wales +45 42 £388 +34.19% 4
West Midlands +3 39 £315 +4.82% 13
West Yorkshire -9 33 £303 +4.31% 10
South Wales +30 30 £450 +48.76% 4
Glasgow +18 29 £350 +7.69% 3
East Midlands -3 29 £323 +11.20% 7
Manchester -1 26 £325 +7.43% 17
Somerset +14 24 £400 +23.55% 5
South Yorkshire +13 23 £300 - 5
Leeds -13 23 £309 +6.46% 9
Bristol +4 18 £368 +8.88% 7
Hampshire 0 18 £288 -8.73% 4
Nottingham +6 17 £338 +29.80% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 17 £338 +29.80% 1
Berkshire -9 17 £500 +33.33% 9
North East +2 16 £325 +25.00% 1
Reading +18 15 £515 +71.66% 3
Cardiff +26 14 £231 -31.73% 3
Surrey +13 14 £350 -9.67% 2
Newport +3 14 £500 +81.81%
Cheshire +1 13 £325 - 6
Taunton +10 12 £328 +0.92% 1

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1279 (93.63%) SQL
2 957 (70.06%) SQL Server
3 806 (59.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 614 (44.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 499 (36.53%) T-SQL
6 423 (30.97%) Business Intelligence
7 376 (27.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 352 (25.77%) ETL
9 343 (25.11%) Data Warehouse
10 334 (24.45%) Microsoft
11 329 (24.08%) Finance
12 327 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
13 292 (21.38%) .NET
14 232 (16.98%) C#
15 209 (15.30%) Oracle
16 207 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
17 200 (14.64%) SQL Server 2012
18 185 (13.54%) Banking
19 179 (13.10%) MS Excel
20 151 (11.05%) PL/SQL
21 143 (10.47%) Migration
22 123 (9.00%) Data Modelling
23 112 (8.20%) NHS
24 101 (7.39%) VBA
25 95 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
26 92 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
27 89 (6.52%) Data Migration
27 89 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
28 84 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
28 84 (6.15%) ASP.NET

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.46%) SAS
3 10 (0.73%) IIS
4 9 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (0.59%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.37%) Apache
7 5 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.37%) Confluence
8 4 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.073%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.073%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.073%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.073%) CMS
10 1 (0.073%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.073%) DNN
10 1 (0.073%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 179 (13.10%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.37%) MS Office
3 24 (1.76%) PowerPivot
4 16 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.59%) MS Project
6 6 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.073%) SPSS
7 1 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.073%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.44%) Markit EDM
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.15%) Advent Geneva
6 2 (0.15%) Agresso
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.073%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.073%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (0.073%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.073%) Summit
7 1 (0.073%) Unica
7 1 (0.073%) Line 50
7 1 (0.073%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.29%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.22%) SaaS
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.15%) Internet
2 1 (0.073%) Firewall
2 1 (0.073%) WAN
2 1 (0.073%) HTTP
2 1 (0.073%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 957 (70.06%) SQL Server
2 806 (59.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 614 (44.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 376 (27.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 343 (25.11%) Data Warehouse
6 327 (23.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 200 (14.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 92 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
9 81 (5.93%) OLAP
10 77 (5.64%) Relational Database
11 71 (5.20%) MS Access
12 65 (4.76%) QlikView
13 61 (4.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 55 (4.03%) Oracle Database
15 39 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (2.71%) RDBMS
17 32 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
18 30 (2.20%) OLAP Cube
19 28 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
20 24 (1.76%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 95 (6.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 64 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 47 (3.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 27 (1.98%) Subversion
5 25 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (1.02%) Toad
7 13 (0.95%) JIRA
8 12 (0.88%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (0.81%) NUnit
10 9 (0.66%) Selenium
11 8 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
12 5 (0.37%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.37%) ERwin
13 3 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (0.22%) PowerDesigner
13 3 (0.22%) Maven
14 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 2 (0.15%) Xcode
15 1 (0.073%) Bitbucket
General
1 329 (24.08%) Finance
2 185 (13.54%) Banking
3 72 (5.27%) Investment Banking
4 50 (3.66%) Retail
5 48 (3.51%) Back Office
6 36 (2.64%) Front Office
7 19 (1.39%) Marketing
8 17 (1.24%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.73%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 8 (0.59%) Publishing
12 8 (0.59%) Law
13 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.29%) Legal
15 3 (0.22%) Games
15 3 (0.22%) Advertising
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (21.38%) .NET
2 84 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 83 (6.08%) XML
4 77 (5.64%) MDX
5 59 (4.32%) HTML
6 48 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 41 (3.00%) Web Services
8 35 (2.56%) CSS
9 27 (1.98%) jQuery
10 25 (1.83%) WCF
11 24 (1.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (1.68%) JSON
13 22 (1.61%) WPF
14 21 (1.54%) Entity Framework
15 17 (1.24%) DHTML
16 15 (1.10%) SOAP
17 14 (1.02%) Hibernate
17 14 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (0.95%) XSL
19 11 (0.81%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 112 (8.20%) NHS
2 89 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (2.71%) Data Structures
4 34 (2.49%) Management Information System
4 34 (2.49%) Visualisation
5 32 (2.34%) Replication
6 29 (2.12%) Data Integration
7 26 (1.90%) Hedge funds
8 22 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.24%) Clustering
9 17 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.02%) Mainframe
11 13 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 13 (0.95%) Derivative
12 11 (0.81%) Statistics
13 10 (0.73%) Equities
14 8 (0.59%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.59%) Data Extraction
15 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.81%) UNIX
2 49 (3.59%) Windows
3 20 (1.46%) Linux
4 9 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.15%) Android
8 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.073%) Solaris
9 1 (0.073%) VMS
9 1 (0.073%) CentOS
9 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (30.97%) Business Intelligence
2 352 (25.77%) ETL
3 207 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (10.47%) Migration
5 123 (9.00%) Data Modelling
6 89 (6.52%) Data Migration
7 84 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
8 82 (6.00%) Scrum
9 75 (5.49%) Unit Testing
10 64 (4.69%) Kimball Methodology
11 57 (4.17%) Data Analysis
12 49 (3.59%) CRM
13 48 (3.51%) Analytics
14 43 (3.15%) Data Management
15 36 (2.64%) TDD
16 32 (2.34%) Web Development
16 32 (2.34%) Data Transformation
17 31 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (2.27%) Validation
18 30 (2.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1279 (93.63%) SQL
2 499 (36.53%) T-SQL
3 232 (16.98%) C#
4 151 (11.05%) PL/SQL
5 101 (7.39%) VBA
6 63 (4.61%) Java
7 62 (4.54%) JavaScript
8 51 (3.73%) VB.NET
9 32 (2.34%) VB
10 29 (2.12%) Shell Script
11 24 (1.76%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.02%) C++
13 13 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 11 (0.81%) C
14 11 (0.81%) VB6
15 7 (0.51%) Python
16 6 (0.44%) VBScript
17 5 (0.37%) Scala
17 5 (0.37%) X++
18 3 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 64 (4.69%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.88%) Degree
4 27 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.95%) MCDBA
6 12 (0.88%) MCITP
7 7 (0.51%) MCTS
8 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.44%) MCSA
9 3 (0.22%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.15%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.073%) MCSE
11 1 (0.073%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.073%) OCP
11 1 (0.073%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.073%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.76%) QA
2 12 (0.88%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) GAAP
6 1 (0.073%) FATCA
6 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.073%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.073%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.73%) Control-M
2 4 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.29%) Puppet
3 3 (0.22%) SCCM
4 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.073%) Salt
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.073%) OpenView
Vendors
1 334 (24.45%) Microsoft
2 209 (15.30%) Oracle
3 39 (2.86%) Tableau
4 33 (2.42%) Business Objects
5 24 (1.76%) Sybase
6 19 (1.39%) Teradata
7 18 (1.32%) SAP
8 17 (1.24%) Cognos
9 9 (0.66%) Informatica
10 7 (0.51%) Red Gate
10 7 (0.51%) Cerner
10 7 (0.51%) Trillium
10 7 (0.51%) Greenplum
10 7 (0.51%) DataFlux
11 6 (0.44%) Siebel
11 6 (0.44%) IBM
11 6 (0.44%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.44%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.37%) ESRI
12 5 (0.37%) HP
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