The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 507 523 450
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -73
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 100 59 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 38 65
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £478 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -51.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+72.72% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Database Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Database Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Database Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Database Developer within the UK.

Database Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Database Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Database Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Database Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Database Developer within the UK.

Database Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Database Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 90 £400 +23.07% 33
London +14 42 £425 +7.93% 8
South East -2 16 £463 +10.44% 9
South West +15 10 £310 +14.81% 2
City of London +12 9 £438 -2.88% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £490 - 1
Wales - 6 - -
Yorkshire -10 5 £338 +382.14% 2
North West -16 5 £325 -13.33% 9
East of England - 5 £350 -
Cambridge - 5 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £350 -
West Yorkshire -7 4 £379 +441.07% 2
West Wales - 4 - -
Leeds - 4 £379 - 2
Swansea - 4 - -
Bristol -1 3 £285 +24.59%
Hampshire -2 3 £325 -22.38%
Berkshire -5 3 £475 - 1
Scotland -8 3 £400 +10.34% 4
East Midlands -12 3 £400 +33.33%
West Midlands -22 3 £338 +19.46% 3
Cheshire - 3 £388 -
Devon - 3 £398 - 2
Oxford - 3 £505 -
Exeter - 3 £398 - 2
Warwickshire +1 2 - -
Manchester -10 2 £325 -13.33% 5
Cardiff - 2 - -
Cheltenham - 2 £415 -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 164 (82.41%) SQL
2 105 (52.76%) SQL Server
3 66 (33.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (29.65%) Oracle
5 52 (26.13%) .NET
6 51 (25.63%) Microsoft
7 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (22.11%) PL/SQL
9 43 (21.61%) ETL
10 42 (21.11%) Finance
11 41 (20.60%) C#
12 39 (19.60%) Data Modelling
13 36 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (17.09%) Oracle Database
15 33 (16.58%) T-SQL
16 31 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
16 31 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (14.57%) Banking
18 28 (14.07%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (13.07%) Security Cleared
20 24 (12.06%) XML
20 24 (12.06%) SC Cleared
21 23 (11.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 21 (10.55%) MS Excel
23 18 (9.05%) SOA
23 18 (9.05%) Degree
23 18 (9.05%) Oracle Database 11g
24 17 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
24 17 (8.54%) Java
25 16 (8.04%) VBA

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 15 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (2.51%) SAS
3 3 (1.51%) CMS
4 2 (1.01%) Apache
4 2 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.50%) Drupal
5 1 (0.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 21 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (2.51%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.51%) Summit
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.51%) Adobe Analytics
1 5 (2.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.01%) HTTP
1 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (52.76%) SQL Server
2 66 (33.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (17.09%) Oracle Database
4 31 (15.58%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (15.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (14.07%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (11.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (9.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
9 16 (8.04%) MS Access
9 16 (8.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (7.04%) OLAP
10 14 (7.04%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (7.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 13 (6.53%) PerformancePoint
12 12 (6.03%) MySQL
13 11 (5.53%) Relational Database
14 10 (5.03%) Oracle BI EE
15 7 (3.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.54%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.03%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.02%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (3.52%) JIRA
5 7 (3.52%) Toad
6 6 (3.02%) Ant
7 5 (2.51%) Subversion
7 5 (2.51%) Maven
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.51%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.50%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.50%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.50%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.50%) NUnit
9 1 (0.50%) IntelliJ
General
1 42 (21.11%) Finance
2 29 (14.57%) Banking
3 15 (7.54%) Investment Banking
4 14 (7.04%) Marketing
5 11 (5.53%) Retail
6 8 (4.02%) Back Office
7 4 (2.01%) Publishing
8 3 (1.51%) Games
8 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.51%) Automotive
9 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.01%) Electronics
9 2 (1.01%) Music Industry
9 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.50%) Front Office
10 1 (0.50%) Advertising
10 1 (0.50%) Law
10 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (26.13%) .NET
2 24 (12.06%) XML
3 15 (7.54%) .NET Framework
3 15 (7.54%) MDX
4 13 (6.53%) ASP.NET
4 13 (6.53%) HTML
5 6 (3.02%) JSON
6 5 (2.51%) Web Services
7 4 (2.01%) CSS
7 4 (2.01%) SOAP
8 3 (1.51%) REST
8 3 (1.51%) Entity Framework
8 3 (1.51%) Classic ASP
9 2 (1.01%) CPAN
9 2 (1.01%) jQuery
9 2 (1.01%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.50%) RESTful
10 1 (0.50%) D3.js
10 1 (0.50%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (0.50%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.53%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.02%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.51%) Equities
5 4 (2.01%) Derivative
5 4 (2.01%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.01%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.01%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.01%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.51%) Replication
6 3 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (1.51%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.01%) DTV
7 2 (1.01%) NHS
7 2 (1.01%) Clustering
7 2 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.01%) Statistics
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.03%) UNIX
1 10 (5.03%) Linux
2 7 (3.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (1.01%) CentOS
4 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (21.61%) ETL
3 39 (19.60%) Data Modelling
4 36 (18.09%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (9.05%) SOA
6 13 (6.53%) Automated Testing
7 12 (6.03%) Unit Testing
7 12 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (5.53%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.03%) Data Management
9 10 (5.03%) Migration
9 10 (5.03%) Analytics
10 8 (4.02%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (3.52%) Coaching
11 7 (3.52%) Data Migration
11 7 (3.52%) Test Scripting
11 7 (3.52%) Business Analysis
12 6 (3.02%) ITIL
12 6 (3.02%) Workflow
12 6 (3.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 164 (82.41%) SQL
2 44 (22.11%) PL/SQL
3 41 (20.60%) C#
4 33 (16.58%) T-SQL
5 17 (8.54%) Java
6 16 (8.04%) VBA
7 15 (7.54%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.03%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.52%) VBScript
9 9 (4.52%) Perl
10 6 (3.02%) Scala
11 5 (2.51%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.51%) VB
12 4 (2.01%) C
13 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.51%) PHP
14 2 (1.01%) Python
14 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.50%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (13.07%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.06%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.05%) Degree
4 1 (0.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.50%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.51%) QA
1 3 (1.51%) ISO 14001
1 3 (1.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.01%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.01%) Salt
2 2 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (29.65%) Oracle
2 51 (25.63%) Microsoft
3 14 (7.04%) Tableau
4 11 (5.53%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.52%) Eloqua
5 7 (3.52%) Aprimo
5 7 (3.52%) Adobe
5 7 (3.52%) Sybase
6 6 (3.02%) Google
7 4 (2.01%) SAP
7 4 (2.01%) IBM
7 4 (2.01%) Informatica
7 4 (2.01%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.01%) Apple
8 2 (1.01%) Teradata
8 2 (1.01%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.50%) Splunk
9 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.50%) Infobright
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