The median contractor rate for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 609 620
Rank change year-on-year +27 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 7 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.030% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 11
Median daily rate £425 £325 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £428
% change year-on-year +23.07% -23.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Senior SQL Server Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
London -6 4 £425 -12.37% 3
North West +16 1 £400 +23.07%
South West +5 1 £500 +17.64%
West Midlands - 1 - - 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 26 June 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 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) MVC
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (23.53%) Retail
8 4 (23.53%) TDD
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (17.65%) RESTful
9 3 (17.65%) WCF
9 3 (17.65%) QlikView
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (17.65%) ETL
9 3 (17.65%) Back Office
10 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.76%) HTML
10 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
10 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET

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 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) QlikView
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (41.18%) Banking
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Back Office
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (5.88%) Publishing
5 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.76%) SDLC
5 2 (11.76%) SOLID
5 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.88%) Data Extraction
6 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.88%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCITP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) RedGate
2 1 (5.88%) SAP