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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 203 156 147
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 585 728 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 1.36% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.47% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 466 555
Average daily rate
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£375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £17.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.50 £170.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +60.00%

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
52060 49526 53775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.09% 92.75% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31607 29426 30210
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2009 2143 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
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 £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -45 535 £375 - 156
London -38 253 £450 - 68
City of London +1 98 £431 -9.21% 37
South East -58 75 £350 +2.18% 22
South West -21 47 £318 +9.48% 9
North West +6 42 £325 - 25
Scotland +2 38 £425 +36.00% 7
Yorkshire +1 37 £295 - 8
Glasgow +17 34 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England -31 33 £338 +12.50% 7
West Yorkshire 0 29 £290 -3.33% 3
West Midlands -12 25 £300 -9.09% 12
East Midlands -16 20 £288 -20.68% 3
Hampshire -8 19 £350 +11.11% 4
Hertfordshire -17 18 £343 +95.71% 3
Oxfordshire +5 17 £303 +10.00% 5
Cheshire +17 16 £294 -7.84% 6
Leeds -8 16 £289 -6.09% 2
Manchester -10 16 £325 - 14
Somerset -1 15 £336 +10.33%
Surrey -5 14 £325 +16.07% 6
Gloucestershire - 13 £250 - 2
Oxford +10 10 £350 +16.66% 2
Coventry -5 9 £328 -2.96%
Cirencester - 9 £238 -
Milton Keynes -3 8 £300 -24.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £300 -14.28% 1
Wiltshire -9 7 £275 - 2
Bristol -19 7 £325 - 1
Southampton -12 6 £265 -15.87% 1

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 1059 (92.41%) SQL
2 769 (67.10%) SQL Server
3 539 (47.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 454 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 424 (37.00%) T-SQL
6 343 (29.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 294 (25.65%) .NET
8 270 (23.56%) C#
9 265 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
10 264 (23.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 251 (21.90%) ETL
12 250 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
13 247 (21.55%) Finance
14 203 (17.71%) Oracle
15 194 (16.93%) Microsoft
16 143 (12.48%) PL/SQL
17 140 (12.22%) Banking
18 138 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
19 127 (11.08%) MS Excel
20 123 (10.73%) ASP.NET
21 118 (10.30%) Migration
21 118 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005
22 114 (9.95%) Data Modelling
23 105 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
24 81 (7.07%) XML
25 79 (6.89%) Unit Testing
26 76 (6.63%) NHS
27 71 (6.20%) Scrum
28 69 (6.02%) VBA
29 66 (5.76%) MDX

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (3.58%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.53%) SAS
3 15 (1.31%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 7 (0.61%) K2 blackpearl
5 7 (0.61%) CMS
6 6 (0.52%) Confluence
7 3 (0.26%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.17%) IIS
8 2 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.087%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.087%) Apache
9 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.087%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.087%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 127 (11.08%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.22%) MS Office
3 10 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.44%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.087%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.087%) SPSS
6 1 (0.087%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 16 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 13 (1.13%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
4 6 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.26%) SunGard GMI
6 3 (0.26%) Academy Housing
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) Summit
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 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%) Intranet
4 1 (0.087%) 3G
4 1 (0.087%) 2G
4 1 (0.087%) Softphone
4 1 (0.087%) LTE
4 1 (0.087%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 769 (67.10%) SQL Server
2 539 (47.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 454 (39.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 343 (29.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 264 (23.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 250 (21.82%) Data Warehouse
7 138 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 118 (10.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 63 (5.50%) Relational Database
10 61 (5.32%) OLAP
11 57 (4.97%) Oracle Database
11 57 (4.97%) QlikView
12 48 (4.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 31 (2.71%) RDBMS
13 31 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
15 24 (2.09%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (2.01%) OLTP
16 23 (2.01%) DTS
17 22 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 21 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
4 20 (1.75%) Subversion
4 20 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 10 (0.87%) Maven
6 9 (0.79%) JIRA
7 8 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
7 8 (0.70%) Toad
8 7 (0.61%) FrontPage
8 7 (0.61%) Expression Web
9 6 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.44%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.44%) Ant
11 4 (0.35%) Selenium
11 4 (0.35%) Git (software)
11 4 (0.35%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.26%) MSTest
12 3 (0.26%) WiX
General
1 247 (21.55%) Finance
2 140 (12.22%) Banking
3 56 (4.89%) Marketing
4 53 (4.62%) Front Office
5 48 (4.19%) Investment Banking
6 41 (3.58%) Back Office
7 36 (3.14%) Retail
8 27 (2.36%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.57%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.40%) Electronics
11 8 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.52%) Legal
12 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.35%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) Games
14 3 (0.26%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.17%) French Language
15 2 (0.17%) Billing
15 2 (0.17%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (25.65%) .NET
2 123 (10.73%) ASP.NET
3 81 (7.07%) XML
4 66 (5.76%) MDX
5 59 (5.15%) HTML
6 57 (4.97%) .NET Framework
7 53 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (4.10%) Web Services
9 40 (3.49%) CSS
10 37 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 34 (2.97%) WPF
12 30 (2.62%) WCF
13 24 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 22 (1.92%) XSLT
15 19 (1.66%) jQuery
16 18 (1.57%) Servlets
17 17 (1.48%) Hibernate
18 15 (1.31%) WinForms
19 13 (1.13%) JSP
19 13 (1.13%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.63%) NHS
2 34 (2.97%) Fixed Income
3 30 (2.62%) Data Integration
4 29 (2.53%) Replication
5 28 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 17 (1.48%) Data Extraction
7 16 (1.40%) Market Risk
7 16 (1.40%) Derivative
7 16 (1.40%) DTV
8 12 (1.05%) Hedge funds
9 10 (0.87%) Clustering
10 7 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 7 (0.61%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.52%) Open Source
11 6 (0.52%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.44%) Equities
13 4 (0.35%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (0.35%) Statistics
13 4 (0.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (3.75%) UNIX
2 40 (3.49%) Windows
3 16 (1.40%) Linux
4 7 (0.61%) Solaris
5 4 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.26%) 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%) BlackBerry OS
7 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.087%) AIX
8 1 (0.087%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (23.12%) Business Intelligence
2 251 (21.90%) ETL
3 118 (10.30%) Migration
4 114 (9.95%) Data Modelling
5 105 (9.16%) Performance Tuning
6 79 (6.89%) Unit Testing
7 71 (6.20%) Scrum
8 56 (4.89%) MVC
9 53 (4.62%) Data Migration
10 45 (3.93%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (3.93%) Asset Management
11 40 (3.49%) Data Analysis
12 36 (3.14%) Analytics
13 33 (2.88%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (2.88%) TDD
14 28 (2.44%) CRM
15 27 (2.36%) Workflow
16 26 (2.27%) Kimball Methodology
16 26 (2.27%) Technical Analysis
17 25 (2.18%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1059 (92.41%) SQL
2 424 (37.00%) T-SQL
3 270 (23.56%) C#
4 143 (12.48%) PL/SQL
5 69 (6.02%) VBA
6 60 (5.24%) Java
7 47 (4.10%) VB.NET
8 45 (3.93%) JavaScript
9 41 (3.58%) VB
10 29 (2.53%) C++
11 16 (1.40%) VC++
11 16 (1.40%) Shell Script
12 11 (0.96%) C
12 11 (0.96%) PowerShell
13 10 (0.87%) XAML
14 9 (0.79%) VB6
14 9 (0.79%) VBScript
15 6 (0.52%) Perl
16 5 (0.44%) Python
17 4 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (4.45%) Security Cleared
2 41 (3.58%) Degree
3 38 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (1.31%) MCTS
6 14 (1.22%) MCITP
7 9 (0.79%) MCSE
8 3 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.26%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) CISA
9 2 (0.17%) CIMA
9 2 (0.17%) MCSA
9 2 (0.17%) MCSD
10 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.087%) ACCA
10 1 (0.087%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (0.087%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.88%) QA
2 11 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) Basel III
5 2 (0.17%) EMIR
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.087%) COREP
6 1 (0.087%) AIFMD
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 3 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.17%) LiteSpeed
3 1 (0.087%) Cronacle
3 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (1.40%) 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
1 203 (17.71%) Oracle
2 194 (16.93%) Microsoft
3 45 (3.93%) Sybase
4 33 (2.88%) SAP
5 29 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 9 (0.79%) HP
6 9 (0.79%) Kofax
6 9 (0.79%) Tableau
7 8 (0.70%) Informatica
7 8 (0.70%) Cognos
8 6 (0.52%) Sun
8 6 (0.52%) Talend
9 5 (0.44%) Dundas
9 5 (0.44%) AccuRev
10 4 (0.35%) Netezza
11 3 (0.26%) Capita
11 3 (0.26%) SunGard
11 3 (0.26%) Perforce
11 3 (0.26%) VMware
11 3 (0.26%) Teradata
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