The median contractor rate for a Lead SQL Server Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

Lead SQL Server Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 649 -
Rank change year-on-year +47 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Lead SQL Server Developer 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £500 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44561 50348 53046
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28813 32834 33338
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1376 1496 2028
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 £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Lead SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 4 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 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
England +37 5 £500 -13.04% 1
London -4 4 £538 -6.52% 1
East of England - 1 £413 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £413 -

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) MOLAP
3 2 (40.00%) OLTP
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) MDX
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (40.00%) MOLAP
3 2 (40.00%) OLAP
3 2 (40.00%) OLTP
3 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) RedGate
1 2 (40.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft