The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Server Developer
Rank 478 396 376
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 116 180 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.35% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.38% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 104 159
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£350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -90 104 £350 -12.50% 28
London -38 45 £425 -5.55% 16
Yorkshire +9 14 £306 +9.37% 3
City of London -6 10 £425 -10.52% 5
Scotland -13 10 £375 +25.00%
South West -17 10 £250 -25.92% 2
East of England -26 10 £400 +116.21% 3
West Yorkshire +5 9 £313 +7.75% 1
Glasgow +5 9 £375 -
West Midlands -17 8 £250 +8.10% 1
South East -20 8 £338 -14.55% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £250 -
East Midlands +1 6 £300 -20.00% 1
Leeds -4 6 £313 +7.75% 1
Ipswich -10 5 £400 -11.20% 1
Suffolk -14 5 £400 +4.84% 1
North Yorkshire +1 4 £288 +6.48%
Oxfordshire +4 3 £313 +4.16%
Surrey -4 3 £338 -
Hertfordshire -6 3 £425 +142.85% 1
North West -8 3 £260 -27.01%
Wiltshire -8 3 £225 - 2
Gloucestershire - 3 £205 -
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £400 -
Milton Keynes -4 2 £400 +1.26%
Manchester -10 2 £260 -20.61%
Bristol -19 2 £350 -
York - 2 £375 -
Woking 0 1 - -
Leicester -8 1 £625 - 1

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 258 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 167 (64.73%) SQL
3 137 (53.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 112 (43.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 109 (42.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 104 (40.31%) T-SQL
7 87 (33.72%) .NET
8 74 (28.68%) Finance
9 73 (28.29%) C#
10 67 (25.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 64 (24.81%) ETL
11 64 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
12 63 (24.42%) Data Warehouse
13 47 (18.22%) Microsoft
14 45 (17.44%) ASP.NET
15 42 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
16 37 (14.34%) Banking
17 32 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
17 32 (12.40%) VB.NET
18 31 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
19 28 (10.85%) Migration
20 24 (9.30%) MDX
20 24 (9.30%) MS Excel
21 23 (8.91%) OLAP
21 23 (8.91%) Marketing
22 20 (7.75%) Oracle
22 20 (7.75%) VBA
22 20 (7.75%) MVC
23 19 (7.36%) Web Services
24 18 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (1.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.78%) SAS
2 2 (0.78%) CMS
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.55%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.16%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) SAN
1 1 (0.39%) Intranet
1 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 137 (53.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 112 (43.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (42.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 67 (25.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (24.42%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (12.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 31 (12.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (8.91%) OLAP
10 16 (6.20%) Relational Database
11 14 (5.43%) RDBMS
12 13 (5.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (3.88%) QlikView
14 6 (2.33%) DTS
15 5 (1.94%) MS Access
15 5 (1.94%) Star Schema
15 5 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (1.55%) OLTP
17 3 (1.16%) Data Mart
17 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.16%) WiX
3 3 (1.16%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.78%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Firebug
5 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 74 (28.68%) Finance
2 37 (14.34%) Banking
3 23 (8.91%) Marketing
4 17 (6.59%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 12 (4.65%) Electronics
5 12 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 6 (2.33%) Front Office
6 6 (2.33%) Retail
7 5 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.94%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Games
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.39%) French Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (33.72%) .NET
2 45 (17.44%) ASP.NET
3 24 (9.30%) MDX
4 19 (7.36%) Web Services
5 17 (6.59%) XML
6 15 (5.81%) .NET Framework
7 14 (5.43%) HTML
8 10 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (3.88%) WCF
9 9 (3.49%) CSS
10 8 (3.10%) jQuery
11 7 (2.71%) WPF
11 7 (2.71%) WinForms
12 4 (1.55%) HTML5
12 4 (1.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 4 (1.55%) JSP
12 4 (1.55%) Servlets
12 4 (1.55%) DHTML
12 4 (1.55%) XSL
12 4 (1.55%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.65%) NHS
1 12 (4.65%) DTV
2 11 (4.26%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.71%) Equities
3 7 (2.71%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.33%) Replication
5 4 (1.55%) Clustering
5 4 (1.55%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.55%) Market Risk
5 4 (1.55%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.16%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.78%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) GIS
8 1 (0.39%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.39%) Derivative
8 1 (0.39%) Statistics
8 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.39%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.81%) ETL
1 64 (24.81%) Business Intelligence
2 42 (16.28%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (10.85%) Migration
4 20 (7.75%) MVC
5 17 (6.59%) Data Modelling
6 12 (4.65%) Programme Management
6 12 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (4.26%) Data Migration
8 10 (3.88%) TDD
9 9 (3.49%) Asset Management
10 8 (3.10%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (3.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (3.10%) Kimball Methodology
11 7 (2.71%) Integration Testing
11 7 (2.71%) Database Tuning
11 7 (2.71%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.33%) Data Management
12 6 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 167 (64.73%) SQL
2 104 (40.31%) T-SQL
3 73 (28.29%) C#
4 32 (12.40%) VB.NET
5 20 (7.75%) VBA
6 14 (5.43%) VB
7 11 (4.26%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.26%) PL/SQL
8 10 (3.88%) Java
9 8 (3.10%) C++
10 6 (2.33%) VB6
10 6 (2.33%) VC++
11 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.16%) Ruby
12 3 (1.16%) XAML
13 2 (0.78%) VBScript
14 1 (0.39%) PHP
14 1 (0.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (3.49%) Degree
2 4 (1.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.16%) MCTS
3 3 (1.16%) MCITP
4 2 (0.78%) MCSE
4 2 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) Control-M
Vendors
1 47 (18.22%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.75%) Oracle
3 15 (5.81%) SAP
4 11 (4.26%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.71%) Sybase
6 3 (1.16%) SunGard
7 2 (0.78%) Informatica
7 2 (0.78%) Reuters
7 2 (0.78%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Teradata
8 1 (0.39%) Telerik
8 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.39%) Splunk
8 1 (0.39%) Tableau
8 1 (0.39%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.39%) Nintex
8 1 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.39%) Lotus
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