Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 841 859
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 19 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.025% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 13
England median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £356 £331
90th Percentile £625 £545 £570
UK median daily rate £381 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -10.29% -5.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Senior SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in England

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in England

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior SQL Server Developer in England

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in England

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior SQL Server Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 11 £450 -14.29% 1
East of England - 5 £325 - 1
Midlands +23 2 - -
East Midlands -4 1 - -
North West - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
North of England - 1 £400 - 1
Senior SQL Server Developer
UK

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

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 England region featuring Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (52.63%) .NET
4 10 (52.63%) C#
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (36.84%) WCF
7 7 (36.84%) MVC
7 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) SDLC
8 6 (31.58%) SOLID
8 6 (31.58%) ETL
8 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (26.32%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (21.05%) Banking
10 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
10 4 (21.05%) QlikView
10 4 (21.05%) RESTful
10 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (15.79%) RedGate
11 3 (15.79%) REST
11 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (5.26%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) Confluence
1 1 (5.26%) Ethereum
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (57.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (31.58%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (21.05%) QlikView
5 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) Blockchain
7 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 1 (5.26%) MS Access
7 1 (5.26%) MySQL
7 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) FishEye
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) jMock
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 7 (36.84%) WCF
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.53%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.26%) FpML
6 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.26%) Java EE
6 1 (5.26%) JAXB
6 1 (5.26%) JMS
6 1 (5.26%) JTA
6 1 (5.26%) JTS
6 1 (5.26%) Spring
6 1 (5.26%) Vaadin
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) SDLC
3 7 (36.84%) TDD
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 6 (31.58%) SOLID
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.53%) Data Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (10.53%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) Fund Management
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.53%) TypeScript
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) RedGate
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.26%) Murex
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase