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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 218 163 147
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 575 723 802
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.00% 1.37% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.47% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 462 581
Average daily rate
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£375 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £16.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.50 £174.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +30.00%

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
52334 49033 54752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.28% 92.74% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31946 29302 30708
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2035 2098 2640
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014. 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 -55 520 £375 +3.44% 153
London -25 259 £425 -4.70% 61
City of London +21 104 £425 -5.55% 26
South East -67 71 £328 -3.67% 20
Scotland +16 42 £425 +41.66% 5
South West -11 42 £325 +3.17% 15
North West -9 41 £313 +4.16% 24
Yorkshire -6 38 £290 -7.20% 8
Glasgow +12 35 £425 +17.24% 3
East of England -37 30 £300 - 6
West Yorkshire -11 29 £288 -10.15% 5
Hampshire -10 20 £350 +11.11% 4
East Midlands -16 19 £288 -20.68% 6
Leeds -1 17 £288 -6.50% 3
Cheshire +13 16 £294 -16.07% 8
Oxfordshire -4 15 £303 +10.00% 4
Manchester -18 15 £306 +2.08% 12
West Midlands -23 15 £295 -10.60% 10
Surrey +3 14 £325 +16.07% 4
Somerset +1 14 £335 +4.85%
Gloucestershire -5 13 £320 - 5
Hertfordshire -22 13 £300 +71.42% 3
Oxford - 10 £303 - 1
Southampton -8 8 £325 +3.17% 2
Lancashire -20 8 £425 +132.87% 1
Milton Keynes +3 7 £300 -24.05% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £300 -14.28% 3
Wiltshire -11 7 £330 - 4
Gloucester -2 6 £375 +17.18% 2
Warrington - 6 £325 - 5

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 1063 (92.68%) SQL
2 758 (66.09%) SQL Server
3 541 (47.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 463 (40.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 428 (37.31%) T-SQL
6 341 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 287 (25.02%) .NET
8 280 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
9 266 (23.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 262 (22.84%) C#
11 257 (22.41%) Finance
12 256 (22.32%) Data Warehouse
13 254 (22.14%) ETL
14 202 (17.61%) Microsoft
15 200 (17.44%) Oracle
16 146 (12.73%) PL/SQL
17 143 (12.47%) Banking
18 131 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
19 130 (11.33%) SQL Server 2012
20 124 (10.81%) Migration
21 123 (10.72%) Data Modelling
21 123 (10.72%) MS Excel
22 116 (10.11%) ASP.NET
23 113 (9.85%) SQL Server 2005
24 94 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
25 93 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
26 86 (7.50%) XML
27 84 (7.32%) NHS
28 75 (6.54%) VBA
29 73 (6.36%) Unit Testing

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 34 (2.96%) SharePoint
2 28 (2.44%) SAS
3 10 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (0.70%) CMS
4 8 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 7 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
6 6 (0.52%) Confluence
7 4 (0.35%) IIS
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.087%) Apache
10 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.087%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.087%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.087%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.087%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.087%) LiveLink
Applications
1 123 (10.72%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.22%) MS Office
3 10 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.26%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.087%) FastStats
7 1 (0.087%) SPSS
7 1 (0.087%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 17 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 12 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.087%) Summit
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.087%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.087%) SaaS
1 1 (0.087%) Heroku
1 1 (0.087%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.44%) Internet
2 3 (0.26%) SAN
3 2 (0.17%) LDAP
3 2 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.087%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 758 (66.09%) SQL Server
2 541 (47.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 463 (40.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 341 (29.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 266 (23.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 256 (22.32%) Data Warehouse
7 130 (11.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 113 (9.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 63 (5.49%) OLAP
10 58 (5.06%) Relational Database
11 55 (4.80%) Oracle Database
12 54 (4.71%) QlikView
13 52 (4.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 30 (2.62%) SQL Server 2000
15 29 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 25 (2.18%) RDBMS
17 24 (2.09%) DTS
17 24 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
18 23 (2.01%) OLTP
18 23 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 42 (3.66%) Visual Studio
3 27 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 22 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
5 21 (1.83%) Subversion
6 10 (0.87%) JIRA
7 8 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (0.61%) Expression Web
8 7 (0.61%) Maven
8 7 (0.61%) FrontPage
9 6 (0.52%) Toad
9 6 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
10 4 (0.35%) Selenium
10 4 (0.35%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.35%) ERwin
10 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.26%) WiX
11 3 (0.26%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.26%) ProC
General
1 257 (22.41%) Finance
2 143 (12.47%) Banking
3 56 (4.88%) Marketing
4 53 (4.62%) Front Office
5 47 (4.10%) Investment Banking
6 38 (3.31%) Back Office
7 37 (3.23%) Retail
8 25 (2.18%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.48%) Electronics
11 6 (0.52%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.44%) Legal
13 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (25.02%) .NET
2 116 (10.11%) ASP.NET
3 86 (7.50%) XML
4 69 (6.02%) MDX
5 60 (5.23%) HTML
6 55 (4.80%) .NET Framework
7 49 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 48 (4.18%) Web Services
9 38 (3.31%) CSS
10 37 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 33 (2.88%) WPF
12 30 (2.62%) WCF
13 21 (1.83%) XSLT
14 20 (1.74%) jQuery
15 19 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (1.57%) Hibernate
17 16 (1.39%) WinForms
18 15 (1.31%) Servlets
19 13 (1.13%) JSP
19 13 (1.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 94 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.32%) NHS
3 35 (3.05%) Fixed Income
4 30 (2.62%) Data Integration
5 26 (2.27%) Replication
6 23 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.48%) DTV
8 16 (1.39%) Derivative
8 16 (1.39%) Market Risk
9 13 (1.13%) Data Extraction
9 13 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 10 (0.87%) Clustering
11 7 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (0.61%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.61%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 6 (0.52%) Open Source
13 5 (0.44%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.44%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.35%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 44 (3.84%) UNIX
2 42 (3.66%) Windows
3 15 (1.31%) Linux
4 6 (0.52%) Solaris
5 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.17%) Android
7 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
8 1 (0.087%) CentOS
8 1 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
2 254 (22.14%) ETL
3 131 (11.42%) Agile Software Development
4 124 (10.81%) Migration
5 123 (10.72%) Data Modelling
6 93 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 73 (6.36%) Unit Testing
8 70 (6.10%) Scrum
9 59 (5.14%) Data Migration
10 58 (5.06%) MVC
11 45 (3.92%) Asset Management
12 39 (3.40%) Data Analysis
13 38 (3.31%) Analytics
14 33 (2.88%) Kimball Methodology
14 33 (2.88%) TDD
15 32 (2.79%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (2.62%) CRM
17 27 (2.35%) Workflow
18 25 (2.18%) Dimensional Modelling
18 25 (2.18%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1063 (92.68%) SQL
2 428 (37.31%) T-SQL
3 262 (22.84%) C#
4 146 (12.73%) PL/SQL
5 75 (6.54%) VBA
6 56 (4.88%) Java
7 46 (4.01%) VB.NET
8 44 (3.84%) JavaScript
9 42 (3.66%) VB
10 29 (2.53%) C++
11 17 (1.48%) Shell Script
12 16 (1.39%) VC++
13 10 (0.87%) C
13 10 (0.87%) XAML
13 10 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.78%) VB6
14 9 (0.78%) VBScript
15 5 (0.44%) Python
15 5 (0.44%) XPath
16 4 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (4.01%) Security Cleared
2 39 (3.40%) Degree
3 36 (3.14%) SC Cleared
4 35 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (1.57%) MCTS
6 15 (1.31%) MCITP
7 9 (0.78%) MCSE
8 4 (0.35%) MCSA
9 3 (0.26%) MCDBA
9 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.17%) CISA
10 2 (0.17%) CIMA
10 2 (0.17%) MCSD
10 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.087%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 1 (0.087%) AAT
11 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.087%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.62%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) Basel III
5 2 (0.17%) EMIR
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.087%) COREP
6 1 (0.087%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.087%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.087%) HL7
6 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.087%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.087%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.087%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (1.31%) Control-M
2 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.17%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.087%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.087%) WMI
4 1 (0.087%) SCCM
4 1 (0.087%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 202 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 200 (17.44%) Oracle
3 44 (3.84%) Sybase
4 30 (2.62%) Business Objects
5 29 (2.53%) SAP
6 11 (0.96%) Tableau
7 10 (0.87%) Informatica
8 9 (0.78%) HP
8 9 (0.78%) Sun
8 9 (0.78%) Kofax
9 8 (0.70%) Cognos
10 5 (0.44%) Dundas
10 5 (0.44%) AccuRev
11 4 (0.35%) VMware
12 3 (0.26%) Netezza
12 3 (0.26%) Talend
12 3 (0.26%) SunGard
12 3 (0.26%) Teradata
12 3 (0.26%) Telerik
12 3 (0.26%) Capita
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Southampton
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