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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 509 389 383
Rank change year-on-year
-120 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 152 293 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.54% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 223 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £33.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +88.57%

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -84 146 £375 - 50
London -63 63 £475 +5.55% 12
South East +28 39 £370 +7.63% 5
Hampshire +9 11 £325 +18.18% 2
North West -13 10 £338 - 11
Surrey -8 8 £400 +77.77%
South West -11 8 £325 -4.41% 3
Yorkshire -26 8 £375 +15.38% 4
West Yorkshire -22 6 £425 +30.76% 3
West Midlands -26 6 £320 -7.91% 2
East of England +13 5 £325 -18.75% 3
Oxfordshire +10 5 £375 +70.45%
City of London +9 5 £350 -24.32% 4
East Midlands +1 5 £338 +7.14% 8
West Sussex -5 5 £433 +28.14%
Bristol -5 5 £333 -11.33% 2
Kent +8 4 - - 1
Cheshire 0 4 £319 -11.76% 3
Leeds -25 4 £425 +29.77% 2
Crawley - 4 £433 -
Staffordshire -1 3 £300 -7.69% 1
Oxford -5 3 £450 +104.54%
Manchester -16 3 £356 +9.61% 6
Scotland -16 3 £350 -
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 -
Redhill - 3 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £325 - 1
Leicestershire +8 2 - - 6
Leicester -5 2 - - 2
Chester -6 2 £338 - 1

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 254 (62.72%) SQL
3 192 (47.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 170 (41.98%) .NET
5 153 (37.78%) C#
6 148 (36.54%) T-SQL
7 143 (35.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 125 (30.86%) Microsoft
9 118 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
10 109 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
10 109 (26.91%) Data Warehouse
11 102 (25.19%) ETL
12 97 (23.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 93 (22.96%) Finance
14 86 (21.23%) ASP.NET
15 82 (20.25%) MVC
16 70 (17.28%) JavaScript
17 68 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
18 63 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 56 (13.83%) Performance Tuning
19 56 (13.83%) Data Modelling
20 54 (13.33%) MS Excel
20 54 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
21 45 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
21 45 (11.11%) .NET Framework
22 44 (10.86%) jQuery
22 44 (10.86%) Web Services
23 42 (10.37%) Oracle
24 37 (9.14%) Migration
24 37 (9.14%) Banking

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 13 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.73%) IIS
3 5 (1.23%) Apache
4 4 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 4 (0.99%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.49%) SAS
6 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 54 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
2 3 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) RMDS
2 2 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.99%) IaaS
2 4 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.99%) Network Security
2 3 (0.74%) HTTP
2 3 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 192 (47.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 143 (35.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 109 (26.91%) Data Warehouse
5 97 (23.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 68 (16.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 63 (15.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 34 (8.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (4.94%) NoSQL
10 19 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 15 (3.70%) QlikView
11 15 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.72%) Big Data
13 11 (2.72%) OLAP
14 10 (2.47%) Power BI
14 10 (2.47%) Relational Database
14 10 (2.47%) SSDT
15 9 (2.22%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.98%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 54 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 14 (3.46%) Subversion
4 11 (2.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 7 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.48%) NUnit
7 5 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.49%) ERwin
9 2 (0.49%) Maven
9 2 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.25%) AccuRev
10 1 (0.25%) Ant
10 1 (0.25%) JIRA
10 1 (0.25%) Moq
10 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.25%) MSTest
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 93 (22.96%) Finance
2 37 (9.14%) Banking
3 15 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 13 (3.21%) Marketing
5 12 (2.96%) Front Office
6 9 (2.22%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Law
7 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Retail
8 3 (0.74%) Back Office
8 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Military
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (41.98%) .NET
2 86 (21.23%) ASP.NET
3 45 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 45 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 44 (10.86%) jQuery
4 44 (10.86%) Web Services
5 37 (9.14%) WCF
6 35 (8.64%) HTML
7 34 (8.40%) XML
8 31 (7.65%) MDX
9 30 (7.41%) CSS
10 28 (6.91%) Entity Framework
11 21 (5.19%) AngularJS
12 17 (4.20%) HTML5
12 17 (4.20%) WinForms
13 16 (3.95%) WPF
14 13 (3.21%) REST
14 13 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (2.96%) Ajax
16 11 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.93%) Replication
2 23 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.72%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.22%) N-Tier
6 8 (1.98%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.98%) NHS
7 6 (1.48%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.48%) Reference Data
7 6 (1.48%) Visualisation
8 5 (1.23%) Clustering
8 5 (1.23%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.23%) Derivative
8 5 (1.23%) Equities
8 5 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
9 4 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (0.99%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.91%) Windows
2 6 (1.48%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.99%) Linux
4 3 (0.74%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.14%) Business Intelligence
2 109 (26.91%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (25.19%) ETL
4 82 (20.25%) MVC
5 56 (13.83%) Data Modelling
5 56 (13.83%) Performance Tuning
6 37 (9.14%) Migration
7 34 (8.40%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.65%) Scrum
9 29 (7.16%) TDD
10 22 (5.43%) Analytics
11 21 (5.19%) Data Migration
12 19 (4.69%) ETL Development
13 17 (4.20%) Web Development
14 16 (3.95%) Kimball Methodology
15 15 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.70%) High Availability
16 14 (3.46%) CRM
17 13 (3.21%) Data Management
18 12 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 254 (62.72%) SQL
2 153 (37.78%) C#
3 148 (36.54%) T-SQL
4 70 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 29 (7.16%) Java
6 25 (6.17%) VB.NET
7 24 (5.93%) VBA
8 16 (3.95%) C++
8 16 (3.95%) PL/SQL
9 14 (3.46%) C
10 13 (3.21%) PowerShell
11 12 (2.96%) VB
12 7 (1.73%) PHP
12 7 (1.73%) Ruby
12 7 (1.73%) VBScript
13 5 (1.23%) Python
14 4 (0.99%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.74%) F#
15 3 (0.74%) VB6
15 3 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (5.19%) Degree
2 18 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.99%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) MCSD
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) HNC
7 1 (0.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.46%) QA
2 12 (2.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.99%) SLA
5 3 (0.74%) GAAP
6 2 (0.49%) HL7
6 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (1.23%) SCCM
2 4 (0.99%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) Kibana
4 1 (0.25%) logstash
4 1 (0.25%) StatsD
4 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 125 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.37%) Oracle
3 12 (2.96%) Cognos
4 7 (1.73%) Reuters
5 5 (1.23%) Informatica
5 5 (1.23%) Tableau
5 5 (1.23%) Teradata
6 4 (0.99%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.99%) ION Trading
6 4 (0.99%) SAP
6 4 (0.99%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.74%) Infragistics
7 3 (0.74%) Sybase
8 2 (0.49%) Cerner
8 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.49%) Talend
9 1 (0.25%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.25%) iManage
9 1 (0.25%) RedGate
Kent
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago