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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 503 493 401
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -92
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 117 118 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 87 105
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.34% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52581 50525 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 33383 30630 27733
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1941 1999 2141
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.56 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% -5.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 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 31 July 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 -28 102 £400 +14.28% 30
London +4 52 £450 +5.88% 10
City of London +8 27 £463 +8.82% 4
North West -17 13 £325 +25.00% 4
Scotland -8 12 £355 -5.33% 1
South West -7 11 £338 +35.00% 1
Glasgow +4 8 £353 -6.00% 1
South East -10 8 £313 -7.40% 8
West Yorkshire -25 8 £309 -1.20% 1
Yorkshire -29 8 £309 +0.81% 2
Manchester -4 7 £350 +34.61% 2
Leeds -23 7 £315 +0.80% 1
Bristol 0 5 £423 +20.71%
Cheshire -5 5 £323 +24.03% 1
East Midlands -3 3 £315 +5.00% 2
East of England -7 3 £400 -
North East -24 3 £325 +1.56% 1
Hampshire - 3 £294 - 1
Kent - 3 £350 - 1
Edinburgh - 3 £375 -
Wiltshire -1 2 £324 +43.88%
Swindon - 2 £324 -
Darlington - 2 £325 -
Surbiton - 2 £300 -
Durham - 2 £325 -
Warrington - 2 £323 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £350 -
Leicester +10 1 - - 1
Birmingham +3 1 £513 -
Leicestershire +2 1 - - 1

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 244 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 161 (65.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (63.93%) SQL
4 113 (46.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 112 (45.90%) T-SQL
6 91 (37.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 84 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
8 83 (34.02%) Data Warehouse
9 80 (32.79%) ETL
10 77 (31.56%) Microsoft
10 77 (31.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 72 (29.51%) Finance
12 57 (23.36%) C#
13 56 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (22.54%) .NET
15 51 (20.90%) SQL Server 2012
16 37 (15.16%) MS Excel
17 35 (14.34%) Banking
18 33 (13.52%) Scrum
19 27 (11.07%) NHS
20 23 (9.43%) Migration
21 22 (9.02%) Oracle
21 22 (9.02%) Analytics
22 21 (8.61%) Investment Banking
23 20 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
23 20 (8.20%) VBA
23 20 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
24 19 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
24 19 (7.79%) MDX
25 17 (6.97%) Visual Studio

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (3.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.41%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.41%) DNN
4 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (15.16%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.28%) MS Office
3 2 (0.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 161 (65.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 113 (46.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 91 (37.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 83 (34.02%) Data Warehouse
6 77 (31.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 51 (20.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (7.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (6.97%) Relational Database
9 17 (6.97%) RDBMS
10 15 (6.15%) MS Access
11 14 (5.74%) QlikView
12 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 10 (4.10%) MySQL
13 10 (4.10%) BusinessObjects
13 10 (4.10%) OLAP
14 9 (3.69%) ProClarity
15 8 (3.28%) DTS
16 7 (2.87%) SSDT
17 6 (2.46%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (6.97%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.28%) Subversion
3 8 (3.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (2.05%) ERwin
5 3 (1.23%) NUnit
5 3 (1.23%) JIRA
6 2 (0.82%) Maven
6 2 (0.82%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (0.82%) Selenium
6 2 (0.82%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
General
1 72 (29.51%) Finance
2 35 (14.34%) Banking
3 21 (8.61%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.74%) Retail
5 10 (4.10%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.10%) Front Office
6 8 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.28%) Marketing
7 7 (2.87%) Electronics
7 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.05%) Back Office
9 3 (1.23%) Law
10 2 (0.82%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.41%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.54%) .NET
2 19 (7.79%) MDX
3 15 (6.15%) XML
4 14 (5.74%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.92%) CSS
6 11 (4.51%) HTML
7 9 (3.69%) Web Services
8 5 (2.05%) EJB
8 5 (2.05%) XSL
8 5 (2.05%) DHTML
8 5 (2.05%) JSP
8 5 (2.05%) Servlets
8 5 (2.05%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.05%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.64%) jQuery
9 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.64%) JSON
9 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (1.23%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.07%) NHS
2 13 (5.33%) Replication
2 13 (5.33%) Clustering
2 13 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.92%) Fixed Income
4 10 (4.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 9 (3.69%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.87%) DTV
6 7 (2.87%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.46%) Derivative
7 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.23%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.23%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.23%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.23%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.82%) Statistics
9 2 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.82%) Equities
10 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.92%) Windows
2 2 (0.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (34.43%) Business Intelligence
2 80 (32.79%) ETL
3 56 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (13.52%) Scrum
5 23 (9.43%) Migration
6 22 (9.02%) Analytics
7 20 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (6.97%) Kimball Methodology
9 13 (5.33%) Data Migration
9 13 (5.33%) Data Modelling
10 12 (4.92%) Asset Management
11 10 (4.10%) TDD
11 10 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (4.10%) Dimensional Modelling
12 9 (3.69%) Data Management
12 9 (3.69%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.28%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.28%) Business Analysis
13 8 (3.28%) SDLC
14 7 (2.87%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 156 (63.93%) SQL
2 112 (45.90%) T-SQL
3 57 (23.36%) C#
4 20 (8.20%) VBA
5 12 (4.92%) PowerShell
5 12 (4.92%) VB.NET
5 12 (4.92%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.69%) Java
7 6 (2.46%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.23%) Python
9 3 (1.23%) C
9 3 (1.23%) VB
10 2 (0.82%) Perl
10 2 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (3.28%) MCDBA
1 8 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 8 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.87%) MCITP
3 3 (1.23%) Degree
4 2 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.82%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) Control-M
2 1 (0.41%) Foglight
Vendors
1 77 (31.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.02%) Oracle
3 12 (4.92%) SAP
4 10 (4.10%) Cognos
5 7 (2.87%) Sybase
5 7 (2.87%) Tableau
6 1 (0.41%) Informatica
6 1 (0.41%) Lotus
6 1 (0.41%) Greenplum
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