The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
UK
Rank 437 385 404
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 150 252 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 187 164
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +27.61%

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
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -56 143 £375 +7.14% 57
London -8 73 £450 - 19
South East +7 24 £350 +9.80% 13
Yorkshire -3 17 £350 +7.69% 4
South West -11 14 £275 -19.11% 5
City of London -1 13 £438 -2.77% 8
Berkshire +25 11 £350 -
Reading +16 8 £369 -18.05%
Gloucestershire +7 7 £275 -15.38%
West Yorkshire -4 7 £375 - 1
Cirencester - 7 £275 -
Buckinghamshire +3 6 £295 - 1
East of England -9 6 £369 +11.32% 3
North West +27 5 £360 +6.66% 8
Leeds -5 5 £350 -6.66% 1
South Yorkshire -7 5 £325 +8.33% 1
Scotland +19 4 £400 +21.21% 1
Bristol -7 4 £265 -22.05% 3
West Midlands -23 4 £410 +34.42% 2
Manchester +12 3 £349 +10.71% 6
Glasgow +10 3 £400 +29.03%
Milton Keynes +5 3 £490 - 1
York - 3 £350 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £350 - 1
Bedfordshire +10 2 - -
Leicestershire +9 2 - -
Hampshire +7 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Bath +3 2 £315 - 1
Staffordshire +2 2 - -
East Midlands +1 2 - - 2

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, SQL Server Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 335 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 199 (59.40%) SQL
3 170 (50.75%) .NET
4 160 (47.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 140 (41.79%) C#
6 130 (38.81%) Microsoft
7 127 (37.91%) T-SQL
8 121 (36.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 95 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
10 84 (25.07%) SQL Server 2012
10 84 (25.07%) Finance
10 84 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (22.69%) Data Warehouse
12 71 (21.19%) JavaScript
13 70 (20.90%) ASP.NET
14 69 (20.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 68 (20.30%) ETL
16 61 (18.21%) SQL Server 2008
17 54 (16.12%) MVC
18 47 (14.03%) .NET Framework
19 45 (13.43%) Oracle
20 42 (12.54%) Banking
20 42 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
21 41 (12.24%) MS Excel
22 37 (11.04%) HTML
22 37 (11.04%) SQL Server 2014
23 36 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 35 (10.45%) Migration
25 32 (9.55%) CSS
26 30 (8.96%) XML

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.99%) IIS
3 6 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.19%) CMS
5 3 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.30%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.30%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.30%) SAS
7 1 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 41 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.79%) MS Office
3 3 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.60%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) SPSS
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.90%) IaaS
4 3 (0.90%) PaaS
5 2 (0.60%) GitHub
5 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.30%) Boomi
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.49%) Intranet
2 2 (0.60%) Extranet
3 1 (0.30%) DNS
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 335 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 160 (47.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 121 (36.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (25.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 76 (22.69%) Data Warehouse
6 69 (20.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 61 (18.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 37 (11.04%) SQL Server 2014
9 25 (7.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 21 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 18 (5.37%) Power BI
12 17 (5.07%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (3.88%) DTS
14 12 (3.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (3.58%) MS Access
15 10 (2.99%) QlikView
16 8 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
16 8 (2.39%) OLAP
17 7 (2.09%) Data Mart
18 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 42 (12.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (8.06%) Visual Studio
3 14 (4.18%) Subversion
4 10 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.79%) JIRA
6 4 (1.19%) NUnit
6 4 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.90%) Moq
7 3 (0.90%) WiX
8 2 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.30%) MSI
9 1 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.30%) Selenium
9 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 84 (25.07%) Finance
2 42 (12.54%) Banking
3 15 (4.48%) Marketing
4 11 (3.28%) Front Office
4 11 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 10 (2.99%) Back Office
6 9 (2.69%) Retail
7 7 (2.09%) Legal
8 4 (1.19%) Advertising
8 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.90%) Electronics
9 3 (0.90%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.60%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.30%) Local Government
11 1 (0.30%) Military
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (50.75%) .NET
2 70 (20.90%) ASP.NET
3 47 (14.03%) .NET Framework
4 37 (11.04%) HTML
5 36 (10.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 32 (9.55%) CSS
7 30 (8.96%) XML
8 28 (8.36%) jQuery
8 28 (8.36%) Web Services
9 27 (8.06%) WCF
10 23 (6.87%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.37%) Entity Framework
12 15 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (4.48%) MDX
13 14 (4.18%) RESTful
14 13 (3.88%) SOAP
15 12 (3.58%) Ajax
16 11 (3.28%) XSLT
17 10 (2.99%) XSD
18 8 (2.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.28%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.69%) Data Integration
2 9 (2.69%) Fixed Income
3 8 (2.39%) Derivative
3 8 (2.39%) Replication
4 7 (2.09%) Equities
5 6 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.19%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.90%) Data Extraction
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) NHS
8 3 (0.90%) Statistics
9 2 (0.60%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.60%) Fintech
9 2 (0.60%) FMCG
9 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.60%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.78%) Windows
2 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (28.36%) Business Intelligence
2 84 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (20.30%) ETL
4 54 (16.12%) MVC
5 35 (10.45%) Migration
6 25 (7.46%) TDD
7 24 (7.16%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (6.87%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.27%) Kimball Methodology
10 20 (5.97%) Web Development
11 18 (5.37%) SDLC
12 17 (5.07%) Scrum
13 15 (4.48%) Analytics
13 15 (4.48%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.18%) Data Analysis
15 12 (3.58%) Waterfall
16 11 (3.28%) CRM
17 10 (2.99%) Data Management
17 10 (2.99%) Workflow
18 9 (2.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 199 (59.40%) SQL
2 140 (41.79%) C#
3 127 (37.91%) T-SQL
4 71 (21.19%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.66%) VB.NET
6 22 (6.57%) VBA
7 16 (4.78%) PL/SQL
8 14 (4.18%) PowerShell
9 13 (3.88%) VB
10 9 (2.69%) Java
11 8 (2.39%) VB6
12 4 (1.19%) C++
12 4 (1.19%) PHP
12 4 (1.19%) Python
13 3 (0.90%) R
13 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.90%) VBScript
14 2 (0.60%) C
14 2 (0.60%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (3.28%) Degree
2 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.58%) QA
2 5 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.90%) GAAP
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) COREP
4 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.30%) FINREP
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.30%) Grafana
1 1 (0.30%) Kibana
1 1 (0.30%) logstash
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.30%) StatsD
Vendors
1 130 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.43%) Oracle
3 17 (5.07%) Tableau
4 8 (2.39%) Sybase
5 7 (2.09%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.49%) Cognos
6 5 (1.49%) SAP
7 3 (0.90%) Adobe
7 3 (0.90%) Symantec
8 2 (0.60%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.60%) Embarcadero
8 2 (0.60%) Google
8 2 (0.60%) Remedy
8 2 (0.60%) Teradata
9 1 (0.30%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.30%) Nintex
9 1 (0.30%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.30%) Talend
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