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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Developer
Rank 140 181 189
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 13 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.14% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 13
Average daily rate £450 £483 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.73% +7.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.47 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+133.20% -25.00%
Database Developer
London

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
3005 4884 5656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.52% 95.00% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2360 3750 4065
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 81 91
Average hourly rate £19.99 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £27.37 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
3 12 (57.14%) C#
4 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
4 11 (52.38%) Degree
5 10 (47.62%) Analytics
5 10 (47.62%) Perl
6 9 (42.86%) Banking
7 8 (38.10%) Subversion
7 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (38.10%) Derivative
7 8 (38.10%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (38.10%) DataSynapse
7 8 (38.10%) Migration
7 8 (38.10%) Fixed Income
7 8 (38.10%) Equities
7 8 (38.10%) Sybase
7 8 (38.10%) Unix
7 8 (38.10%) ClearCase
7 8 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (38.10%) Reuters
7 8 (38.10%) ClearQuest
7 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
7 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (38.10%) Markit EDM
7 8 (38.10%) JIRA
7 8 (38.10%) Issue Tracking
8 6 (28.57%) ETL

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (9.52%) Apache
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
5 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (9.52%) Big Data
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (9.52%) DB2
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) ClearCase
1 8 (38.10%) ClearQuest
1 8 (38.10%) JIRA
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.52%) Celery
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) Servlets
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Derivative
1 8 (38.10%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (38.10%) Equities
1 8 (38.10%) Equity Derivative
1 8 (38.10%) Fixed Income
1 8 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Analytics
2 8 (38.10%) Configuration Management
2 8 (38.10%) Issue Tracking
2 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 3 (14.29%) Data Security
5 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
5 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
6 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 2 (9.52%) Market Making
6 2 (9.52%) Pair Programming
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) C#
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Perl
5 4 (19.05%) Java
5 4 (19.05%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.52%) Ruby
6 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) DataSynapse
1 8 (38.10%) Reuters
1 8 (38.10%) Sybase
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Teradata
4 2 (9.52%) WorldPay
5 1 (4.76%) Tableau