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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 482 360 362
Rank change year-on-year
-122 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 163 306 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.55% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.58% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 238 196
Median daily rate £375 £365 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
50855 53109 50264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.79% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33119 33427 30819
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £567 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1517 2011 2032
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -108 155 £375 - 64
London -86 53 £475 +5.55% 17
South East +12 39 £375 +11.11% 14
North West -15 19 £325 - 15
Yorkshire -12 17 £375 +19.04% 9
Hampshire +15 10 £338 +34.32% 5
South Yorkshire +5 10 £375 +21.45%
Sheffield -6 10 £375 +19.04%
Surrey -6 8 £394 +75.00%
Manchester -7 8 £293 -10.00% 8
South West -15 8 £338 -3.57% 1
East Midlands +8 7 - - 2
West Yorkshire -31 7 £425 +30.76% 8
Bristol +7 6 £339 -15.04% 1
Cheshire -5 6 £325 -4.76% 5
West Midlands -27 6 £380 +26.66% 2
Oxfordshire +13 5 £375 +22.95% 4
East of England +9 5 £325 -16.12% 1
Leicestershire +8 5 - - 1
Leeds -20 5 £425 +30.76% 5
Merseyside 0 4 £325 +18.18%
Chester -2 4 £325 - 1
West Sussex -11 4 £370 +9.62%
Scotland -26 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Crawley - 4 £370 -
Liverpool - 4 £325 -
Kent +9 3 £413 +22.22% 2
City of London +5 3 £650 +44.44% 5
Oxford +2 3 £450 +47.54% 1
Isle of Wight +1 3 £263 -47.50%

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 440 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 261 (59.32%) SQL
3 203 (46.14%) .NET
4 200 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 180 (40.91%) C#
6 154 (35.00%) T-SQL
7 151 (34.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 138 (31.36%) Microsoft
9 116 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
10 114 (25.91%) Data Warehouse
11 111 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
12 101 (22.95%) ETL
12 101 (22.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 100 (22.73%) Finance
14 99 (22.50%) MVC
15 97 (22.05%) ASP.NET
16 77 (17.50%) JavaScript
17 72 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
18 61 (13.86%) SQL Server 2012
19 60 (13.64%) .NET Framework
20 59 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
21 58 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
21 58 (13.18%) MS Excel
22 57 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
23 54 (12.27%) Web Services
24 52 (11.82%) Data Modelling
25 50 (11.36%) jQuery
26 48 (10.91%) WCF
27 47 (10.68%) Oracle
28 41 (9.32%) Visual Studio

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 15 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.59%) IIS
3 5 (1.14%) Apache
4 4 (0.91%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.45%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.23%) Moodle
7 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.23%) SAS
7 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.45%) MS Office
2 2 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.36%) RMDS
2 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.68%) IaaS
2 3 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.91%) Internet
2 3 (0.68%) Network Security
3 2 (0.45%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 200 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 151 (34.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 114 (25.91%) Data Warehouse
5 101 (22.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 72 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 61 (13.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 33 (7.50%) SQL Server 2014
9 24 (5.45%) NoSQL
10 18 (4.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (3.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (3.64%) Relational Database
13 14 (3.18%) QlikView
14 11 (2.50%) Big Data
15 10 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (2.05%) OLAP
16 9 (2.05%) SSDT
17 8 (1.82%) Biml
17 8 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (9.32%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.18%) Subversion
4 13 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 8 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.82%) NUnit
6 4 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.45%) ERwin
7 2 (0.45%) Maven
7 2 (0.45%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.23%) Ant
8 1 (0.23%) JIRA
8 1 (0.23%) JUnit
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.23%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.23%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 100 (22.73%) Finance
2 37 (8.41%) Banking
3 18 (4.09%) Front Office
4 16 (3.64%) Marketing
5 15 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 9 (2.05%) Legal
7 7 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.14%) Law
8 5 (1.14%) Retail
9 4 (0.91%) Back Office
10 3 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Electronics
11 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.23%) Advertising
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (46.14%) .NET
2 97 (22.05%) ASP.NET
3 60 (13.64%) .NET Framework
4 59 (13.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 54 (12.27%) Web Services
6 50 (11.36%) jQuery
7 48 (10.91%) WCF
8 39 (8.86%) HTML
8 39 (8.86%) XML
9 37 (8.41%) CSS
10 34 (7.73%) Entity Framework
11 32 (7.27%) MDX
12 27 (6.14%) AngularJS
13 22 (5.00%) WinForms
14 18 (4.09%) HTML5
15 17 (3.86%) WPF
16 16 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (3.18%) REST
17 14 (3.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 13 (2.95%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.14%) Replication
2 26 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.18%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.18%) N-Tier
4 13 (2.95%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.82%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.82%) NHS
7 6 (1.36%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.14%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.14%) Derivative
8 5 (1.14%) Equities
8 5 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.14%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.14%) User Experience
9 4 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (0.91%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.91%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.91%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.91%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.36%) Windows
2 7 (1.59%) Linux
2 7 (1.59%) Unix
3 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (22.95%) ETL
4 99 (22.50%) MVC
5 58 (13.18%) Performance Tuning
6 52 (11.82%) Data Modelling
7 35 (7.95%) Unit Testing
8 34 (7.73%) Migration
8 34 (7.73%) Scrum
9 33 (7.50%) TDD
10 25 (5.68%) Web Development
11 21 (4.77%) Analytics
11 21 (4.77%) Data Migration
12 20 (4.55%) ETL Development
13 19 (4.32%) CRM
13 19 (4.32%) High Availability
14 18 (4.09%) Kimball Methodology
15 17 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (3.41%) OOP
17 14 (3.18%) OO
Programming Languages
1 261 (59.32%) SQL
2 180 (40.91%) C#
3 154 (35.00%) T-SQL
4 77 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 32 (7.27%) Java
6 26 (5.91%) VB.NET
7 21 (4.77%) VBA
8 16 (3.64%) C
9 15 (3.41%) C++
10 13 (2.95%) PL/SQL
10 13 (2.95%) VB
11 10 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.59%) PHP
12 7 (1.59%) Ruby
13 6 (1.36%) XAML
14 5 (1.14%) Python
14 5 (1.14%) VBScript
15 4 (0.91%) MATLAB
15 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.91%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (5.91%) Degree
2 16 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.45%) MCSD
8 1 (0.23%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.41%) QA
2 10 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (1.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.68%) SLA
5 2 (0.45%) HL7
5 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.23%) GAAP
System Software
1 8 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.68%) SCCM
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.45%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.23%) DBAmp
3 1 (0.23%) Grafana
3 1 (0.23%) Kibana
3 1 (0.23%) logstash
3 1 (0.23%) StatsD
3 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 138 (31.36%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.68%) Oracle
3 9 (2.05%) Reuters
4 8 (1.82%) Cognos
5 6 (1.36%) ION Trading
5 6 (1.36%) Tableau
5 6 (1.36%) TIBCO
6 5 (1.14%) Informatica
6 5 (1.14%) SAP
7 4 (0.91%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.91%) Teradata
8 3 (0.68%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.45%) Cerner
9 2 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.45%) Sybase
10 1 (0.23%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.23%) Talend
10 1 (0.23%) Telerik
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