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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 199 210 160
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -50
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 666 576 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.14% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.12% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 435 460
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 11
Average hourly rate £33.00 £37.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.82 £30.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.22 £127.50 £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.13 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.37% -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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 -3 576 £375 - 163
London +19 278 £433 -3.88% 51
City of London +15 106 £463 +5.71% 16
South East -26 67 £325 -6.81% 36
South West +8 66 £338 +5.46% 15
North West -9 65 £325 - 23
Scotland +16 59 £350 -16.41% 3
Glasgow +3 32 £350 -17.64% 3
West Yorkshire -18 32 £320 +8.47% 5
Yorkshire -33 32 £320 +6.66% 11
West Midlands +3 27 £350 +18.64% 12
Manchester -9 26 £325 - 14
Leeds -19 24 £325 +12.55% 3
Wales +18 23 £250 +127.27% 5
Cheshire -2 22 £338 +14.89% 7
Hampshire -6 21 £310 -11.42% 8
Edinburgh +3 19 £350 -1.40%
Bristol +7 18 £338 +3.84% 4
East of England -14 17 £350 +7.69% 7
Somerset +3 15 £350 +4.47% 2
Birmingham +17 13 £319 +25.00% 3
Surrey -3 13 £319 -1.92% 5
Taunton +12 12 £350 - 1
Wiltshire +5 12 £325 +30.00% 2
East Midlands -16 11 £400 +39.13% 5
South Wales - 11 £288 - 3
Warrington -7 9 £338 +3.84% 4
Gloucestershire -7 8 £275 +15.78% 6
Hertfordshire -9 8 £330 +6.45% 5
Devon +4 7 £350 -6.66%

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1401 (94.47%) SQL
2 1002 (67.57%) SQL Server
3 838 (56.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 655 (44.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 596 (40.19%) T-SQL
6 470 (31.69%) Business Intelligence
7 427 (28.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 400 (26.97%) Data Warehouse
9 387 (26.10%) ETL
10 363 (24.48%) Finance
11 358 (24.14%) Microsoft
12 353 (23.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 308 (20.77%) .NET
14 263 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
15 254 (17.13%) Oracle
16 251 (16.93%) C#
17 244 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
18 207 (13.96%) Banking
19 192 (12.95%) PL/SQL
20 169 (11.40%) MS Excel
21 165 (11.13%) Migration
22 152 (10.25%) Data Modelling
23 118 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
24 112 (7.55%) Scrum
25 110 (7.42%) Performance Tuning
26 108 (7.28%) NHS
27 107 (7.22%) MDX
28 97 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
29 94 (6.34%) Investment Banking
30 93 (6.27%) Visual Studio

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.62%) IIS
3 12 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (0.61%) SAS
6 7 (0.47%) Apache Spark
7 5 (0.34%) Confluence
7 5 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
7 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.27%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.067%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.067%) JBoss
10 1 (0.067%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.067%) Apache
10 1 (0.067%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.067%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.067%) DNN
10 1 (0.067%) WordPress
Applications
1 169 (11.40%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.10%) MS Office
3 23 (1.55%) PowerPivot
4 11 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.54%) MS Project
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 13 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.20%) Agresso
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.20%) Summit
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.067%) Line 50
5 1 (0.067%) Unica
5 1 (0.067%) Sage BI
5 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.067%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.067%) Global One
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle Utilities
5 1 (0.067%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.27%) SaaS
4 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.20%) Internet
2 2 (0.13%) SMS
2 2 (0.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.067%) WAN
3 1 (0.067%) FTP
3 1 (0.067%) 3G
3 1 (0.067%) 2G
3 1 (0.067%) 4G
3 1 (0.067%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1002 (67.57%) SQL Server
2 838 (56.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 655 (44.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 427 (28.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 400 (26.97%) Data Warehouse
6 353 (23.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 244 (16.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 87 (5.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 84 (5.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 82 (5.53%) Oracle Database
11 81 (5.46%) OLAP
12 79 (5.33%) Relational Database
13 63 (4.25%) MS Access
14 52 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
15 51 (3.44%) QlikView
15 51 (3.44%) BusinessObjects
16 45 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
17 37 (2.49%) RDBMS
18 35 (2.36%) OLAP Cube
19 30 (2.02%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 118 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 93 (6.27%) Visual Studio
3 39 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 38 (2.56%) Oracle Forms
4 38 (2.56%) Subversion
5 20 (1.35%) Toad
6 19 (1.28%) JIRA
7 15 (1.01%) NUnit
8 14 (0.94%) Git (software)
9 11 (0.74%) ERwin
10 10 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
11 8 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.47%) Maven
13 6 (0.40%) Selenium
14 5 (0.34%) SonarQube
14 5 (0.34%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
15 4 (0.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 363 (24.48%) Finance
2 207 (13.96%) Banking
3 94 (6.34%) Investment Banking
4 56 (3.78%) Retail
5 49 (3.30%) Back Office
6 42 (2.83%) Front Office
7 24 (1.62%) Marketing
8 21 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.67%) Advertising
11 10 (0.67%) Legal
12 9 (0.61%) Law
12 9 (0.61%) Publishing
13 8 (0.54%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.47%) Electronics
15 4 (0.27%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 308 (20.77%) .NET
2 107 (7.22%) MDX
3 91 (6.14%) XML
4 88 (5.93%) ASP.NET
5 78 (5.26%) HTML
6 62 (4.18%) .NET Framework
7 42 (2.83%) CSS
8 41 (2.76%) Web Services
9 28 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (1.62%) JSON
11 20 (1.35%) WPF
12 19 (1.28%) jQuery
13 18 (1.21%) J2EE
14 17 (1.15%) HTML5
15 16 (1.08%) Entity Framework
15 16 (1.08%) WCF
16 15 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
16 15 (1.01%) DHTML
17 13 (0.88%) SOAP
17 13 (0.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.28%) NHS
2 97 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 34 (2.29%) Replication
5 31 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.09%) Credit Risk
6 29 (1.96%) Data Integration
7 28 (1.89%) Clustering
8 24 (1.62%) Fixed Income
9 23 (1.55%) Derivative
10 21 (1.42%) Market Risk
11 17 (1.15%) AS400
12 16 (1.08%) Statistics
13 15 (1.01%) Visualisation
14 14 (0.94%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.61%) Mathematics
15 9 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 8 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
16 8 (0.54%) Equities
16 8 (0.54%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 68 (4.59%) Windows
2 65 (4.38%) UNIX
3 19 (1.28%) Linux
4 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.067%) CentOS
7 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.067%) VMS
7 1 (0.067%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (31.69%) Business Intelligence
2 387 (26.10%) ETL
3 263 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (11.13%) Migration
5 152 (10.25%) Data Modelling
6 112 (7.55%) Scrum
7 110 (7.42%) Performance Tuning
8 91 (6.14%) Kimball Methodology
9 86 (5.80%) Unit Testing
10 85 (5.73%) Data Migration
11 60 (4.05%) TDD
12 54 (3.64%) Data Analysis
13 52 (3.51%) CRM
14 51 (3.44%) Analytics
15 49 (3.30%) Asset Management
15 49 (3.30%) SDLC
16 43 (2.90%) ETL Development
17 42 (2.83%) Data Management
18 40 (2.70%) Dimensional Modelling
19 39 (2.63%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1401 (94.47%) SQL
2 596 (40.19%) T-SQL
3 251 (16.93%) C#
4 192 (12.95%) PL/SQL
5 89 (6.00%) VBA
6 87 (5.87%) Java
7 78 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 51 (3.44%) VB.NET
9 47 (3.17%) Shell Script
10 37 (2.49%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.82%) VB
12 22 (1.48%) C++
13 18 (1.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 11 (0.74%) Perl
15 9 (0.61%) PHP
16 8 (0.54%) C
16 8 (0.54%) Python
16 8 (0.54%) VBScript
17 7 (0.47%) Scala
18 5 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 75 (5.06%) Security Cleared
2 59 (3.98%) SC Cleared
3 51 (3.44%) Degree
4 32 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.88%) MCDBA
6 11 (0.74%) MCITP
7 7 (0.47%) 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 (0.067%) OCP
11 1 (0.067%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.067%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.067%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (1.62%) QA
2 17 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.67%) Solvency II
4 9 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.40%) SLA
6 5 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.13%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.47%) HDFS
3 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (1.01%) Control-M
2 4 (0.27%) Puppet
2 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.20%) SCCM
3 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.067%) Salt
5 1 (0.067%) OpenView
5 1 (0.067%) Foglight
5 1 (0.067%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 358 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 254 (17.13%) Oracle
3 36 (2.43%) Tableau
4 35 (2.36%) Sybase
5 21 (1.42%) SAP
6 19 (1.28%) Teradata
7 16 (1.08%) Cognos
8 15 (1.01%) Red Gate
9 13 (0.88%) Informatica
10 11 (0.74%) HP
11 10 (0.67%) Perforce
12 6 (0.40%) IBM
12 6 (0.40%) DataFlux
12 6 (0.40%) Cloudera
13 5 (0.34%) Actian
13 5 (0.34%) ESRI
14 4 (0.27%) TIBCO
14 4 (0.27%) Google
14 4 (0.27%) Cerner
14 4 (0.27%) Siebel
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Search Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £500 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £455 per day Plus expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Square One Resources
Rate: expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £250 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Public Sector
Rate: From £250 to £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £350 - £380 per hour + alll inclusive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
UK
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago