The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 340 306 310
Rank change year-on-year -34 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 62 120 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 85 77
Median daily rate £450 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £700 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.57 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in London

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 SQL Server Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in London

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in London

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 SQL Server Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in London

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
City of London -5 15 £450 -2.17% 2
Kingston Upon Thames -6 2 £355 - 1
West End of London - 2 £98 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £425 -
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 142 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 88 (61.97%) SQL
3 68 (47.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (47.18%) .NET
5 65 (45.77%) C#
6 61 (42.96%) Finance
7 52 (36.62%) Microsoft
8 51 (35.92%) T-SQL
9 49 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
11 37 (26.06%) Banking
12 33 (23.24%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (21.83%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
16 24 (16.90%) ETL
16 24 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
18 19 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (13.38%) TDD
19 16 (11.27%) Front Office
20 15 (10.56%) Migration
20 15 (10.56%) Subversion
21 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
22 13 (9.15%) Oracle
23 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
23 12 (8.45%) WCF
23 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
23 12 (8.45%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 3 (2.11%) CMS
1 3 (2.11%) IIS
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.41%) Confluence
2 2 (1.41%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.41%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.11%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.70%) SMTP
2 1 (0.70%) SSH
2 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 68 (47.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (34.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (21.83%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (19.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (16.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (7.04%) Data Mart
9 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (4.93%) MS Access
10 7 (4.93%) Power BI
11 4 (2.82%) DTS
11 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 4 (2.82%) QlikView
11 4 (2.82%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.82%) SSDT
12 3 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
12 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (10.56%) Subversion
3 9 (6.34%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.82%) JIRA
5 4 (2.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.41%) WiX
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.70%) NUnit
7 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 61 (42.96%) Finance
2 37 (26.06%) Banking
3 16 (11.27%) Front Office
4 11 (7.75%) Back Office
5 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Legal
5 5 (3.52%) Retail
6 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) General Ledger
7 3 (2.11%) Marketing
7 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Games
8 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (47.18%) .NET
2 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (8.45%) WCF
4 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.04%) HTML
5 9 (6.34%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (4.23%) RESTful
6 6 (4.23%) Web Services
6 6 (4.23%) WPF
6 6 (4.23%) XML
7 5 (3.52%) CSS
8 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.82%) Entity Framework
9 3 (2.11%) Angular 2
9 3 (2.11%) jQuery
9 3 (2.11%) MDX
9 3 (2.11%) NancyFx
9 3 (2.11%) React
9 3 (2.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Fixed Income
2 10 (7.04%) Derivative
3 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.63%) Equities
4 5 (3.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.41%) Fintech
5 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.70%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Windows
2 2 (1.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.41%) Unix
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (33.10%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (23.24%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (16.90%) ETL
4 19 (13.38%) TDD
5 15 (10.56%) Migration
6 12 (8.45%) SDLC
7 11 (7.75%) Analytics
7 11 (7.75%) Scrum
8 10 (7.04%) Data Modelling
9 9 (6.34%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.34%) Investment Management
9 9 (6.34%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (5.63%) MVC
10 8 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (4.93%) Business Analysis
11 7 (4.93%) Change Management
11 7 (4.93%) SOLID
12 6 (4.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (61.97%) SQL
2 65 (45.77%) C#
3 51 (35.92%) T-SQL
4 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.34%) VBA
7 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
8 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.52%) VB
9 5 (3.52%) VB6
10 4 (2.82%) Java
10 4 (2.82%) Python
11 3 (2.11%) C
11 3 (2.11%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.41%) PHP
13 1 (0.70%) C++
13 1 (0.70%) Perl
13 1 (0.70%) R
13 1 (0.70%) Ruby
13 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (7.04%) Degree
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) MCITP
3 2 (1.41%) MCTS
3 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Basel III
2 1 (0.70%) COREP
2 1 (0.70%) CRD IV
2 1 (0.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.70%) FINREP
2 1 (0.70%) IFRS
2 1 (0.70%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.70%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Control-M
2 1 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (36.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
3 9 (6.34%) Sybase
4 5 (3.52%) Tableau
5 4 (2.82%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.11%) Adobe
6 3 (2.11%) RedGate
6 3 (2.11%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.41%) Cognos
7 2 (1.41%) Embarcadero
7 2 (1.41%) FactSet
7 2 (1.41%) Teradata
8 1 (0.70%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.70%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.70%) SAP
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceNow
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