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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 177 203 168
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -35
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 728 567 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.04% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.12% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 425 424
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £30.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £127.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £33.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-33.58% -17.18%

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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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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 +23 624 £363 +3.57% 175
London +30 277 £433 -3.88% 54
City of London +13 112 £450 +5.88% 24
North West +10 73 £325 +8.33% 27
South East -9 67 £325 -3.70% 28
South West -24 66 £325 +3.58% 27
Scotland +31 62 £359 +6.29% 3
Yorkshire -3 54 £325 +8.33% 20
West Yorkshire -4 47 £321 +7.08% 11
Leeds -3 38 £325 +12.06% 7
Manchester +14 36 £325 - 12
Wales +28 33 £230 -5.15%
Glasgow +15 29 £375 +11.11% 2
West Midlands +1 26 £350 +11.91% 11
Edinburgh +16 25 £350 +12.90% 1
Cheshire -2 22 £331 +10.41% 6
Hampshire +3 21 £310 -11.42% 5
East of England -9 20 £360 -5.57% 5
East Midlands 0 19 £320 +16.36% 2
Somerset -11 19 £350 +7.69% 5
South Wales +16 16 £288 -23.33%
Bristol -2 16 £375 +11.11% 7
North East -12 15 £325 +1.56% 1
Wiltshire +6 14 £325 +18.18% 2
Taunton +2 12 £350 +7.69%
Surrey +1 12 £313 -10.71% 3
Durham - 12 £325 -
Darlington - 11 £325 -
Hertfordshire -9 9 £330 -14.83% 4
Oxfordshire -34 9 £400 +28.00% 4

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 1430 (94.20%) SQL
2 1032 (67.98%) SQL Server
3 859 (56.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 670 (44.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 581 (38.27%) T-SQL
6 468 (30.83%) Business Intelligence
7 417 (27.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 395 (26.02%) Data Warehouse
9 387 (25.49%) ETL
10 376 (24.77%) Finance
11 362 (23.85%) Microsoft
11 362 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 317 (20.88%) .NET
13 271 (17.85%) Oracle
14 263 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
15 250 (16.47%) C#
16 240 (15.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 201 (13.24%) Banking
17 201 (13.24%) PL/SQL
18 177 (11.66%) MS Excel
19 171 (11.26%) Migration
20 149 (9.82%) Data Modelling
21 119 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
22 116 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
23 109 (7.18%) Scrum
24 107 (7.05%) NHS
25 98 (6.46%) VBA
26 95 (6.26%) MDX
27 94 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
27 94 (6.19%) ASP.NET

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 67 (4.41%) SharePoint
2 25 (1.65%) IIS
3 12 (0.79%) SAS
4 10 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (0.53%) K2 blackpearl
7 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.33%) Confluence
8 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.26%) MQSeries
9 4 (0.26%) Apache
9 4 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.066%) JBoss
11 1 (0.066%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.066%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.066%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.066%) DNN
11 1 (0.066%) WordPress
Applications
1 177 (11.66%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.29%) MS Office
3 25 (1.65%) PowerPivot
4 15 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.72%) MS Project
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.066%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.46%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.13%) Agresso
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.066%) Global One
6 1 (0.066%) Summit
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.066%) Line 50
6 1 (0.066%) Unica
6 1 (0.066%) Sage BI
6 1 (0.066%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle Utilities
6 1 (0.066%) Scribe Insight
6 1 (0.066%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.33%) SaaS
3 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
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%) 4G
3 1 (0.066%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1032 (67.98%) SQL Server
2 859 (56.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 670 (44.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 417 (27.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 395 (26.02%) Data Warehouse
6 362 (23.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 240 (15.81%) SQL Server 2012
8 94 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 86 (5.67%) Oracle Database
10 80 (5.27%) Relational Database
10 80 (5.27%) OLAP
11 75 (4.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 73 (4.81%) MS Access
13 57 (3.75%) QlikView
13 57 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 51 (3.36%) Oracle Reports
15 48 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
16 39 (2.57%) RDBMS
17 33 (2.17%) OLAP Cube
18 30 (1.98%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 119 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 81 (5.34%) Visual Studio
3 43 (2.83%) Oracle Forms
4 41 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 39 (2.57%) Subversion
6 25 (1.65%) Toad
7 17 (1.12%) JIRA
8 16 (1.05%) NUnit
9 11 (0.72%) Oracle APEX
9 11 (0.72%) Git (software)
10 8 (0.53%) ERwin
11 7 (0.46%) Maven
12 6 (0.40%) Selenium
12 6 (0.40%) TeamCity
13 5 (0.33%) Rhino Mocks
14 3 (0.20%) PowerDesigner
14 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (0.20%) SonarQube
14 3 (0.20%) SpecFlow
14 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
General
1 376 (24.77%) Finance
2 201 (13.24%) Banking
3 89 (5.86%) Investment Banking
4 58 (3.82%) Retail
5 55 (3.62%) Back Office
6 37 (2.44%) Front Office
7 26 (1.71%) Marketing
8 22 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.25%) Telecoms
10 17 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.59%) Law
11 9 (0.59%) Publishing
12 8 (0.53%) Legal
12 8 (0.53%) Electronics
12 8 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.26%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.26%) Advertising
13 4 (0.26%) Games
14 3 (0.20%) Billing
14 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (20.88%) .NET
2 95 (6.26%) MDX
3 94 (6.19%) ASP.NET
4 93 (6.13%) XML
5 72 (4.74%) HTML
6 57 (3.75%) .NET Framework
7 37 (2.44%) CSS
8 36 (2.37%) Web Services
9 28 (1.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (1.38%) JSON
11 20 (1.32%) jQuery
12 18 (1.19%) WPF
13 17 (1.12%) Entity Framework
13 17 (1.12%) DHTML
14 16 (1.05%) WCF
14 16 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (0.99%) SOAP
16 14 (0.92%) J2EE
17 13 (0.86%) XSL
17 13 (0.86%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.05%) NHS
2 94 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (2.83%) Data Structures
4 37 (2.44%) Replication
5 30 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 29 (1.91%) Fixed Income
6 29 (1.91%) Data Integration
7 27 (1.78%) Clustering
8 22 (1.45%) Derivative
9 19 (1.25%) Credit Risk
10 18 (1.19%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.12%) AS400
12 16 (1.05%) Market Risk
13 15 (0.99%) Hedge funds
14 14 (0.92%) Mainframe
15 13 (0.86%) Statistics
16 12 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.79%) Computer Science
17 11 (0.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 9 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 72 (4.74%) UNIX
2 63 (4.15%) Windows
3 25 (1.65%) Linux
4 15 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.066%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.066%) CentOS
9 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.066%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.066%) VMS
9 1 (0.066%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (30.83%) Business Intelligence
2 387 (25.49%) ETL
3 263 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (11.26%) Migration
5 149 (9.82%) Data Modelling
6 116 (7.64%) Performance Tuning
7 109 (7.18%) Scrum
8 91 (5.99%) Data Migration
9 90 (5.93%) Unit Testing
10 83 (5.47%) Kimball Methodology
11 59 (3.89%) Data Analysis
12 57 (3.75%) TDD
13 56 (3.69%) Analytics
14 49 (3.23%) CRM
14 49 (3.23%) SDLC
15 48 (3.16%) Asset Management
16 39 (2.57%) Data Management
17 36 (2.37%) MVC
18 35 (2.31%) Dimensional Modelling
19 34 (2.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1430 (94.20%) SQL
2 581 (38.27%) T-SQL
3 250 (16.47%) C#
4 201 (13.24%) PL/SQL
5 98 (6.46%) VBA
6 89 (5.86%) Java
7 77 (5.07%) JavaScript
8 56 (3.69%) VB.NET
9 47 (3.10%) Shell Script
10 37 (2.44%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.65%) VB
12 20 (1.32%) C++
13 17 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (0.66%) Python
14 10 (0.66%) Perl
15 8 (0.53%) PHP
16 6 (0.40%) C
17 5 (0.33%) VB6
17 5 (0.33%) X++
18 4 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 82 (5.40%) Security Cleared
2 65 (4.28%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.62%) Degree
4 33 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.86%) MCDBA
6 11 (0.72%) MCITP
7 7 (0.46%) MCSA
8 6 (0.40%) MCTS
8 6 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.13%) MCSE
11 1 (0.066%) OCP
11 1 (0.066%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.066%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.066%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.066%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (1.71%) QA
2 11 (0.72%) 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
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.066%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.26%) HDFS
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (0.99%) Control-M
2 4 (0.26%) Puppet
2 4 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.20%) SCCM
4 2 (0.13%) 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
1 362 (23.85%) Microsoft
2 271 (17.85%) Oracle
3 37 (2.44%) Tableau
4 32 (2.11%) Sybase
5 22 (1.45%) SAP
6 21 (1.38%) Teradata
7 18 (1.19%) Cognos
8 12 (0.79%) Red Gate
9 11 (0.72%) Informatica
10 8 (0.53%) HP
11 7 (0.46%) IBM
11 7 (0.46%) Perforce
11 7 (0.46%) Greenplum
12 6 (0.40%) TIBCO
13 5 (0.33%) ESRI
13 5 (0.33%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.33%) DataFlux
14 4 (0.26%) Google
14 4 (0.26%) Cerner
14 4 (0.26%) Trillium
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