Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior SQL Server Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 242 277
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.059% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.062% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
City of London median daily rate £425 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £413 £513 £463
90th Percentile £438 £538 £576
Central London median daily rate £425 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -19.05% -4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6729 6429 8864
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 95.57% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5318 5109 6969
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £270
90th Percentile £675 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 79 129
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% -4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.45 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.29 £47.83 £37.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.05 £17.08 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.66% -5.10% +10.23%

Senior SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in the City of London

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in the City of London

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior 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 across the City of London region featuring Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft