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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Developer
Rank 190 203 193
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 10 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.33% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 17
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £353 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+44.54% -29.48%
Database Developer
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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
5425 6640 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.34% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3981 4839 5227
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 183
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £27.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) Sybase
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) Perl
7 4 (22.22%) UNIX
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (16.67%) DB2
8 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (16.67%) QA
9 2 (11.11%) Fund Management
9 2 (11.11%) Marketing
9 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Maven
9 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 2 (11.11%) StatPro

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) SPSS
2 1 (5.56%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) DB2
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.11%) Big Data
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.56%) Mahout
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.56%) OLAP
6 1 (5.56%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) WPF
2 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (5.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (11.11%) UML
3 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Fund Management
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.56%) ERD
4 1 (5.56%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.56%) Product Management
4 1 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (5.56%) MVVM
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) XAML
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Sybase
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (11.11%) StatPro
4 2 (11.11%) BI-SAM
4 2 (11.11%) FactSet
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau
5 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) EMC