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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Developer
Rank 479 462 483
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 134 123 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.26% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 67 69
Average daily rate
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£345 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £219 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £27.50 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.55 £27.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+44.54% -29.48%

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
52377 48215 53574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.04% 92.74% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32024 28821 29958
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2048 2089 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Database Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 September 2014. 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 -36 113 £345 -4.82% 30
South East +18 35 £300 -9.77% 4
London -53 34 £500 +23.07% 9
Scotland -2 19 £375 +15.38% 2
South West -22 16 £330 +55.29% 4
Glasgow - 15 £388 - 2
Surrey +13 13 £363 +34.25%
City of London +11 9 £500 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire +7 9 £410 - 2
West Yorkshire +3 9 £410 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £300 -7.69% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £300 - 1
Guildford - 9 £351 -
West Midlands -9 7 £275 -21.42% 3
East of England -24 6 £190 -15.55% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £190 - 1
Leeds -1 4 £345 - 2
Bradford -2 4 - -
East Midlands +4 2 £625 - 1
North West -7 2 £313 -3.84% 3
North East -38 2 £255 +13.33% 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 - -
West Sussex -2 1 £213 -40.14%
Edinburgh -4 1 £325 -
Manchester -9 1 £313 -3.84% 2
Hampshire - 1 £185 - 2
Middlesbrough - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 138 (73.02%) SQL
2 75 (39.68%) SQL Server
3 52 (27.51%) Oracle
4 50 (26.46%) Microsoft
5 48 (25.40%) ETL
6 44 (23.28%) Finance
7 43 (22.75%) T-SQL
8 41 (21.69%) UNIX
9 40 (21.16%) Data Warehouse
9 40 (21.16%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (18.52%) Perl
11 34 (17.99%) Java
11 34 (17.99%) .NET
11 34 (17.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 33 (17.46%) Linux
13 30 (15.87%) MS Excel
14 29 (15.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 29 (15.34%) Performance Tuning
15 28 (14.81%) Data Analysis
16 26 (13.76%) PL/SQL
17 25 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (12.70%) Banking
18 24 (12.70%) DB2
18 24 (12.70%) MS Access
19 21 (11.11%) MS Office
19 21 (11.11%) Telecoms
20 20 (10.58%) Sybase
20 20 (10.58%) C#
20 20 (10.58%) Oracle Database
21 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 11 (5.82%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.29%) SAS
3 4 (2.12%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 30 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 21 (11.11%) MS Office
3 7 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (3.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.59%) Mathematica
5 3 (1.59%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.06%) SPSS
7 1 (0.53%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.65%) 3G
1 5 (2.65%) 2G
1 5 (2.65%) LTE
1 5 (2.65%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (2.12%) Telnet
2 4 (2.12%) SNMP
3 3 (1.59%) DNS
3 3 (1.59%) DHCP
4 2 (1.06%) HTTP
4 2 (1.06%) LAN
4 2 (1.06%) WAN
4 2 (1.06%) Intranet
4 2 (1.06%) 4G
5 1 (0.53%) LDAP
5 1 (0.53%) SSL
5 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (39.68%) SQL Server
2 40 (21.16%) Data Warehouse
3 34 (17.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (15.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (12.70%) MS Access
5 24 (12.70%) DB2
6 20 (10.58%) Oracle Database
7 17 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (7.41%) MySQL
10 13 (6.88%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (6.88%) Pentaho
11 12 (6.35%) OLAP
12 11 (5.82%) Relational Database
13 9 (4.76%) Big Data
13 9 (4.76%) Hadoop
14 8 (4.23%) NoSQL
15 7 (3.70%) RDBMS
16 4 (2.12%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.65%) JIRA
3 3 (1.59%) Maven
3 3 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.53%) Toad
5 1 (0.53%) Subversion
5 1 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 44 (23.28%) Finance
2 24 (12.70%) Banking
3 21 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.88%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.17%) Marketing
5 6 (3.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.06%) Billing
6 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.53%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (17.99%) .NET
2 10 (5.29%) XML
3 7 (3.70%) Web Services
4 4 (2.12%) HTML
4 4 (2.12%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.59%) WinForms
5 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.06%) MDX
6 2 (1.06%) REST
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Avro
7 1 (0.53%) WPF
7 1 (0.53%) jQuery
7 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.53%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.53%) Spring
7 1 (0.53%) Ajax
7 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.53%) JMS
7 1 (0.53%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.29%) Data Integration
1 10 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.76%) Replication
3 6 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.12%) Social Media
5 4 (2.12%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.12%) CLARiiON
5 4 (2.12%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.59%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) NHS
7 2 (1.06%) DTV
7 2 (1.06%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.06%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Equities
8 1 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.69%) UNIX
2 33 (17.46%) Linux
3 8 (4.23%) Windows
4 5 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.12%) Solaris
6 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.53%) MVS
7 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.40%) ETL
2 40 (21.16%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (15.34%) Performance Tuning
4 28 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 25 (13.23%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (10.05%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.47%) OO
8 13 (6.88%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.82%) Migration
10 10 (5.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (4.23%) Scrum
11 8 (4.23%) Data Management
11 8 (4.23%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.17%) Analytics
12 6 (3.17%) Dimensional Modelling
13 5 (2.65%) System Testing
13 5 (2.65%) UML
14 4 (2.12%) RUP
14 4 (2.12%) MVC
14 4 (2.12%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 138 (73.02%) SQL
2 43 (22.75%) T-SQL
3 35 (18.52%) Perl
4 34 (17.99%) Java
5 26 (13.76%) PL/SQL
6 20 (10.58%) C#
7 17 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 16 (8.47%) VBA
9 6 (3.17%) VB
10 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.65%) C++
10 5 (2.65%) C
11 4 (2.12%) R
12 3 (1.59%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.06%) Python
13 2 (1.06%) Ruby
14 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.53%) XAML
14 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.23%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.70%) Degree
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.53%) MCSE
6 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) Control-M
2 1 (0.53%) WMI
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (27.51%) Oracle
2 50 (26.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.58%) Sybase
4 15 (7.94%) Teradata
5 10 (5.29%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.17%) IBM
7 5 (2.65%) Ericsson
7 5 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.65%) EMC
8 4 (2.12%) Sun
8 4 (2.12%) Huawei
8 4 (2.12%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.12%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.59%) RedPrairie
9 3 (1.59%) Nortel
9 3 (1.59%) SAP
10 2 (1.06%) Cognos
10 2 (1.06%) Tableau
10 2 (1.06%) BI-SAM
10 2 (1.06%) Talend
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Cambridge
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Durham
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 150-200 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Salisbury
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £360 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £75.00 - £125.00 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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