Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Lead SQL Server Developer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Lead SQL Server Developer
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 868 - 886
Rank change year-on-year - +886 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Lead SQL Server Developer 10 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% - 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% - 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
UK median daily rate £575 - £588
10th Percentile £401 - £434
90th Percentile £588 - £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

Lead SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lead SQL Server Developer in the UK

Lead SQL Server Developer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead SQL Server Developer within the UK 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
England - 9 £575 - 2
London - 7 £575 - 1
UK excluding London - 3 £425 - 1
South East - 2 £431 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 6 (60.00%) OLTP
4 6 (60.00%) MCSE
4 6 (60.00%) OLAP
4 6 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 6 (60.00%) RedGate
4 6 (60.00%) Tableau
4 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (60.00%) MDX
4 6 (60.00%) MCITP
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
4 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008

Lead SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (60.00%) OLAP
4 6 (60.00%) OLTP
4 6 (60.00%) QlikView
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) MDX
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (60.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Microservices
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Service Design
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (60.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCITP
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) RedGate
1 6 (60.00%) Tableau
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft