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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Developer
Rank 200 208 196
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.13% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Average daily rate
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£478 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £387 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £478 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £25.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+168.00% -42.85%
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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
5239 6373 5699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.74% 93.31% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 4649 4243
Average daily rate £445 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 114 148
Average hourly rate £17.25 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.94 £33.90 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Sybase
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) DB2
6 3 (20.00%) Perl
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) BI-SAM
7 2 (13.33%) Big Data
7 2 (13.33%) FactSet
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (13.33%) Confluence
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
7 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (13.33%) Use Case
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) DB2
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) Big Data
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Replication
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (13.33%) Use Case
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) UML
2 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Fund Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) BCP
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) VB
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Sybase
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) BI-SAM
4 2 (13.33%) FactSet
4 2 (13.33%) StatPro
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos
5 1 (6.67%) EMC