The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 196 187 208
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 12 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £451 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% -5.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £67.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5406 5340 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.33% 92.01% 92.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4192 3896 4823
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £257 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 89 172
Average hourly rate £17.98 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £32.11 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Database Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Database Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Developer across the City of London region.

Database Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Database Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Database Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Developer across the City of London region.

Database Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Database Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Database Developer in their job title.

1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 11 (44.00%) Finance
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) ETL
6 6 (24.00%) VBA
6 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (24.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) PHP
7 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (20.00%) MS Access
7 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Data Management
8 4 (16.00%) Analytics
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (16.00%) Hedge funds
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (16.00%) Change Management
8 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
9 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (12.00%) Teradata
9 3 (12.00%) Data Mining

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Database Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Database Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (20.00%) MS Access
3 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (12.00%) MySQL
5 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (8.00%) OLTP
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (8.00%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.00%) Toad
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) CSS
3 2 (8.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ETL
1 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Change Management
3 4 (16.00%) Data Management
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (12.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (8.00%) Fund Management
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Validation
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) VBA
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) VBScript
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Teradata
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
3 2 (8.00%) WorldPay
3 2 (8.00%) Sybase
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica