The median contractor rate for a Senior SQL Server Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in London 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 420 414 429
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Server Developer 4 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.019% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.020% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £425 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +2.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £453 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £517 £505
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19705 20363 22100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.93% 95.26% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14056 14779 15421
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 225 369
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -9.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £42.60 £52.17
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 London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in London

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in London

Senior SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior SQL Server Developer in London

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

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

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Retail
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Back Office
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (18.18%) WCF
7 2 (18.18%) QlikView
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) Subversion
7 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
7 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API

Senior SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
5 2 (18.18%) QlikView
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Publishing
5 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Angular 2
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) RESTful
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
4 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (9.09%) Kanban
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCITP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) RedGate
2 1 (9.09%) SAP