The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 518 491 398
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -93
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 112 117 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 121
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £501 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £31.52 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.52 - £170.00

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
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 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the UK.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the UK.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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 -11 93 £400 +14.28% 42
London -3 48 £450 - 12
City of London +25 25 £475 - 2
Scotland -7 15 £338 -18.18% 1
Glasgow +4 12 £338 -18.18% 1
North West -19 12 £350 +34.61% 5
South East -20 10 £343 +1.85% 16
South West -1 8 £325 +44.44% 2
West Yorkshire -29 7 £315 +0.80%
Yorkshire -33 7 £315 +2.85%
Leeds -26 6 £318 +1.60%
East of England 0 5 £400 +3.22%
Cheshire -10 5 £323 +24.03% 3
Manchester -18 5 £350 +34.61% 2
Kent - 3 £350 - 2
Basildon - 3 £400 -
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
Essex - 3 £400 -
Hampshire +7 2 £325 -10.34% 4
West Midlands +2 2 £481 +92.50% 5
Bristol +2 2 £258 -26.42% 1
Berkshire -1 2 £343 -12.73% 2
Gloucestershire -6 2 £246 +20.12%
Wiltshire -8 2 £325 +44.44%
Surrey -11 2 - - 3
Warrington - 2 £323 - 2
Swindon - 2 £325 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £350 - 1
Wales - 2 £455 - 3
Birmingham +8 1 £513 -

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title.

1 243 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 159 (65.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 159 (65.43%) SQL
3 117 (48.15%) T-SQL
4 114 (46.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 93 (38.27%) Data Warehouse
6 90 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
7 89 (36.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 83 (34.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 79 (32.51%) Microsoft
10 75 (30.86%) ETL
11 71 (29.22%) Finance
12 58 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (22.63%) SQL Server 2012
14 54 (22.22%) C#
15 49 (20.16%) .NET
16 35 (14.40%) MS Excel
17 33 (13.58%) Scrum
18 31 (12.76%) Banking
19 24 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
19 24 (9.88%) NHS
20 22 (9.05%) Oracle
20 22 (9.05%) MDX
21 21 (8.64%) Migration
22 20 (8.23%) Kimball Methodology
23 19 (7.82%) Analytics
23 19 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
23 19 (7.82%) SQL Server 2005
24 18 (7.41%) Investment Banking
24 18 (7.41%) Visual Studio

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.41%) IIS
3 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.41%) SAS
3 1 (0.41%) DNN
3 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.65%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 159 (65.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 114 (46.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 93 (38.27%) Data Warehouse
5 89 (36.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 83 (34.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (22.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (7.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (6.58%) Relational Database
9 16 (6.58%) RDBMS
10 15 (6.17%) QlikView
11 14 (5.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (4.94%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (4.94%) ProClarity
12 12 (4.94%) MS Access
12 12 (4.94%) OLAP
13 10 (4.12%) MySQL
14 9 (3.70%) DTS
15 7 (2.88%) SSDT
16 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (9.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (2.47%) ERwin
5 5 (2.06%) Subversion
6 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (1.23%) JIRA
7 3 (1.23%) NUnit
8 2 (0.82%) Maven
8 2 (0.82%) Selenium
8 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.82%) AccuRev
9 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 71 (29.22%) Finance
2 31 (12.76%) Banking
3 18 (7.41%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.94%) Retail
5 10 (4.12%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.12%) Front Office
6 7 (2.88%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.47%) Electronics
7 6 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.47%) Marketing
8 3 (1.23%) Back Office
9 2 (0.82%) Publishing
9 2 (0.82%) Law
10 1 (0.41%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (20.16%) .NET
2 22 (9.05%) MDX
3 15 (6.17%) XML
4 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.76%) CSS
5 13 (5.35%) HTML
6 12 (4.94%) Web Services
7 7 (2.88%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.06%) JSON
8 5 (2.06%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.06%) Struts
8 5 (2.06%) EJB
8 5 (2.06%) XSL
8 5 (2.06%) DHTML
8 5 (2.06%) JSP
8 5 (2.06%) Servlets
9 4 (1.65%) J2EE
9 4 (1.65%) JAXB
9 4 (1.65%) RESTful
9 4 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.88%) NHS
2 15 (6.17%) Clustering
3 14 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.94%) Replication
5 11 (4.53%) Fixed Income
6 9 (3.70%) Mainframe
6 9 (3.70%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 8 (3.29%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.88%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.47%) Derivative
9 6 (2.47%) DTV
10 3 (1.23%) Statistics
10 3 (1.23%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.82%) Equities
12 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.12%) Windows
2 2 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
2 75 (30.86%) ETL
3 58 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (13.58%) Scrum
5 21 (8.64%) Migration
6 20 (8.23%) Kimball Methodology
7 19 (7.82%) Analytics
7 19 (7.82%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.17%) Asset Management
8 15 (6.17%) Data Modelling
9 14 (5.76%) Dimensional Modelling
10 12 (4.94%) Data Migration
10 12 (4.94%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.70%) TDD
13 8 (3.29%) Change Management
13 8 (3.29%) Database Tuning
13 8 (3.29%) ETL Development
14 7 (2.88%) SDLC
14 7 (2.88%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (65.43%) SQL
2 117 (48.15%) T-SQL
3 54 (22.22%) C#
4 17 (7.00%) VBA
5 14 (5.76%) JavaScript
6 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
7 12 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 9 (3.70%) Java
9 7 (2.88%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.23%) Python
11 3 (1.23%) C
11 3 (1.23%) VB
12 2 (0.82%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (4.12%) SC Cleared
1 10 (4.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.29%) MCDBA
2 8 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.88%) MCITP
4 2 (0.82%) Degree
4 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (1.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.82%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.65%) Control-M
2 1 (0.41%) Foglight
Vendors
1 79 (32.51%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.05%) Oracle
3 14 (5.76%) Cognos
4 12 (4.94%) SAP
5 7 (2.88%) Sybase
5 7 (2.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.41%) Informatica
6 1 (0.41%) Lotus
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