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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 503 386 389
Rank change year-on-year
-117 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 80 168 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.35% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.38% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 120 105
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £473 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £19.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.92% +39.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £27.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+75.92% +39.24%

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
47189 44564 41455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.53% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29609 26528 23470
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1818 1936 2419
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -107 70 £363 +3.57% 29
London -41 29 £450 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire -15 12 £251 -25.55% 3
West Yorkshire -11 9 £313 -3.84% 2
North West -13 9 £285 +4.58% 2
Scotland -3 8 £283 - 1
City of London -11 8 £450 +5.88% 4
Manchester -2 7 £285 +4.58% 1
Leeds -19 7 £313 -3.84% 1
South East -19 5 £338 +22.72% 2
Hampshire - 4 £275 - 2
South Yorkshire +1 3 £238 +5.55%
East Midlands +1 3 £223 -30.46%
West Midlands +1 3 £311 +0.40% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £145 -54.68%
South West -32 2 £286 -5.37% 1
East of England -8 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Olney - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Solihull - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 110 (62.86%) SQL
3 107 (61.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (53.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 75 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 62 (35.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 55 (31.43%) Finance
8 47 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (24.57%) Microsoft
9 43 (24.57%) C#
10 42 (24.00%) .NET
11 40 (22.86%) ETL
11 40 (22.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
13 26 (14.86%) Banking
13 26 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (12.00%) Data Modelling
15 21 (12.00%) Migration
15 21 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (9.71%) ASP.NET
17 16 (9.14%) XML
18 14 (8.00%) VBA
18 14 (8.00%) MS Excel
19 13 (7.43%) JavaScript
20 12 (6.86%) NHS
20 12 (6.86%) Oracle
20 12 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
20 12 (6.86%) MDX

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (0.57%) IIS
1 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 107 (61.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 93 (53.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (35.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (22.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 31 (17.71%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (12.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (6.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (6.29%) OLAP
9 11 (6.29%) Relational Database
10 10 (5.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 9 (5.14%) QlikView
12 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 5 (2.86%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.86%) Star Schema
14 4 (2.29%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (2.29%) Data Mart
14 4 (2.29%) OLAP Cube
15 3 (1.71%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (4.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.57%) JIRA
5 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) ERwin
General
1 55 (31.43%) Finance
2 26 (14.86%) Banking
3 9 (5.14%) Marketing
4 8 (4.57%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.86%) Back Office
7 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.71%) Front Office
7 3 (1.71%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Military
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (24.00%) .NET
2 17 (9.71%) ASP.NET
3 16 (9.14%) XML
4 12 (6.86%) MDX
5 11 (6.29%) HTML
6 9 (5.14%) Web Services
7 7 (4.00%) jQuery
7 7 (4.00%) CSS
8 6 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.86%) DHTML
9 5 (2.86%) EJB
9 5 (2.86%) JSP
9 5 (2.86%) Servlets
9 5 (2.86%) XSL
10 4 (2.29%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.71%) WCF
11 3 (1.71%) HTML5
12 2 (1.14%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.86%) NHS
3 10 (5.71%) Hedge funds
4 6 (3.43%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.43%) Replication
5 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.29%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.71%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.71%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.71%) Equities
6 3 (1.71%) DTV
7 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.43%) Windows
2 3 (1.71%) UNIX
3 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.86%) Business Intelligence
2 40 (22.86%) ETL
3 26 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
4 21 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 21 (12.00%) Migration
5 11 (6.29%) Kimball Methodology
5 11 (6.29%) Data Migration
6 9 (5.14%) MVC
7 8 (4.57%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (4.00%) Wealth Management
8 7 (4.00%) Web Development
8 7 (4.00%) Data Mapping
9 6 (3.43%) Asset Management
10 5 (2.86%) Business Analysis
11 4 (2.29%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.29%) CRM
11 4 (2.29%) Scrum
11 4 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (62.86%) SQL
2 75 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 43 (24.57%) C#
4 14 (8.00%) VBA
5 13 (7.43%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.29%) PL/SQL
6 11 (6.29%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.00%) Java
8 2 (1.14%) Python
8 2 (1.14%) VB
8 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.14%) R
9 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.86%) MCITP
2 5 (2.86%) Degree
3 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) MCTS
4 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.57%) FATCA
2 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) WMI
1 1 (0.57%) SCCM
1 1 (0.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 6 (3.43%) Sybase
4 5 (2.86%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.29%) SAP
6 3 (1.71%) Tableau
6 3 (1.71%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (1.71%) Sun
7 2 (1.14%) IBM
7 2 (1.14%) Cognos
8 1 (0.57%) Telerik
8 1 (0.57%) Dundas
8 1 (0.57%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.57%) Teradata
8 1 (0.57%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix
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