Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 18 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.

SQL Server Developer
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 134 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 -30 +3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 17 5 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.76% 0.19% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.20% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 37
Leeds median daily rate £338 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.59% +26.87% +3.08%
10th Percentile £305 £405 £299
90th Percentile £380 £439 £375
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £425 £335
% change year-on-year -17.65% +26.87% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2154 2516 3106
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.77% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1525 1677 2152
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £548 £555 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.59 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in Leeds

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
7 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Tableau
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
8 4 (23.53%) Migration
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
9 3 (17.65%) ETL
9 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
9 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
10 2 (11.76%) Degree
10 2 (11.76%) Sitecore
10 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (11.76%) MVC
11 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
11 1 (5.88%) Finance

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.88%) DTS
7 1 (5.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Data Integration
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) ETL
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Tableau
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Sitecore