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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Developer
Rank 492 445 486
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +41
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 109 130 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 67
Average daily rate
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£375 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £542 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £18.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.54% +50.76%
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 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+44.54% -21.42%

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
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -61 95 £400 +4.57% 37
London -40 37 £451 +0.11% 11
South East +16 31 £300 -14.59% 4
City of London +26 13 £500 +5.26% 7
Scotland -4 13 £363 +11.53% 1
Surrey +10 10 £394 +45.83%
Glasgow - 10 £375 -
West Yorkshire +7 9 £410 - 3
Yorkshire +4 9 £410 - 4
Buckinghamshire +9 7 £300 -7.69% 1
West Midlands -6 7 £275 - 5
Guildford - 7 £363 -
Milton Keynes - 7 £300 - 1
Bristol -15 5 £350 -
South West -29 5 £350 -16.66% 1
Birmingham - 5 - - 2
Leeds +8 4 £345 -
East Sussex -3 4 £363 -
Bradford - 4 - - 2
East of England -16 3 - - 5
North West -8 2 £313 -3.84% 6
Hertfordshire -12 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £185 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 £625 +108.33%
Manchester -10 1 £313 -3.84% 2
West Sussex - 1 £213 -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
Kent - - - -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (78.41%) SQL
2 86 (48.86%) SQL Server
3 50 (28.41%) Oracle
4 47 (26.70%) T-SQL
5 45 (25.57%) Java
6 44 (25.00%) ETL
7 39 (22.16%) Finance
8 38 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (21.59%) Microsoft
8 38 (21.59%) Data Warehouse
9 36 (20.45%) MS Excel
9 36 (20.45%) Perl
10 35 (19.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 34 (19.32%) .NET
11 34 (19.32%) UNIX
12 30 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (17.05%) Performance Tuning
13 29 (16.48%) MS Office
14 27 (15.34%) PL/SQL
15 26 (14.77%) VBA
15 26 (14.77%) MySQL
15 26 (14.77%) Data Analysis
16 25 (14.20%) Linux
16 25 (14.20%) Telecoms
17 24 (13.64%) C#
17 24 (13.64%) Banking
18 23 (13.07%) Oracle Database
19 21 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
19 21 (11.93%) JavaScript
20 20 (11.36%) MS Access

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.84%) SAS
3 4 (2.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 29 (16.48%) MS Office
3 10 (5.68%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.14%) SPSS
5 2 (1.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.57%) Gephi
6 1 (0.57%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.41%) 3G
1 6 (3.41%) 2G
1 6 (3.41%) LTE
2 5 (2.84%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (2.27%) 4G
3 4 (2.27%) Telnet
3 4 (2.27%) SNMP
4 3 (1.70%) DNS
4 3 (1.70%) DHCP
5 2 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) SSL
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) Intranet
6 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (48.86%) SQL Server
2 38 (21.59%) Data Warehouse
3 35 (19.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (17.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (14.77%) MySQL
6 23 (13.07%) Oracle Database
7 21 (11.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (11.36%) MS Access
9 18 (10.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (9.09%) DB2
11 15 (8.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (7.39%) OLAP
13 10 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
13 10 (5.68%) Pentaho
14 8 (4.55%) Hadoop
15 7 (3.98%) Big Data
16 6 (3.41%) NoSQL
16 6 (3.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.84%) JIRA
3 3 (1.70%) Maven
3 3 (1.70%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.14%) Subversion
4 2 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.57%) TestNG
5 1 (0.57%) JUnit
5 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.57%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (22.16%) Finance
2 25 (14.20%) Telecoms
3 24 (13.64%) Banking
4 16 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.41%) Marketing
5 6 (3.41%) Retail
6 4 (2.27%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Billing
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.57%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.32%) .NET
2 12 (6.82%) XML
3 6 (3.41%) Web Services
4 5 (2.84%) ADO
5 4 (2.27%) HTML
5 4 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.70%) WinForms
6 3 (1.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.14%) MDX
7 2 (1.14%) REST
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle Streams
7 2 (1.14%) ODBC
8 1 (0.57%) JMS
8 1 (0.57%) WSDL
8 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.57%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.57%) Spring
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.57%) CSS
8 1 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Data Integration
2 8 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.98%) Replication
4 4 (2.27%) Social Media
5 3 (1.70%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.70%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.14%) NHS
6 2 (1.14%) DTV
6 2 (1.14%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.14%) Symmetrix
6 2 (1.14%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.14%) Open Source
6 2 (1.14%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.57%) Online Games
7 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.57%) SCORM
7 1 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.32%) UNIX
2 25 (14.20%) Linux
3 6 (3.41%) Windows
4 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.00%) ETL
2 38 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (17.05%) Performance Tuning
4 26 (14.77%) Data Analysis
5 20 (11.36%) Unit Testing
6 19 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (7.95%) Data Modelling
8 12 (6.82%) OO
9 8 (4.55%) Migration
9 8 (4.55%) Scrum
9 8 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.41%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (3.41%) Analytics
11 5 (2.84%) Data Migration
11 5 (2.84%) TDD
11 5 (2.84%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.84%) UML
12 4 (2.27%) RUP
12 4 (2.27%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (78.41%) SQL
2 47 (26.70%) T-SQL
3 45 (25.57%) Java
4 36 (20.45%) Perl
5 27 (15.34%) PL/SQL
6 26 (14.77%) VBA
7 24 (13.64%) C#
8 21 (11.93%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.41%) C++
9 6 (3.41%) VB
10 4 (2.27%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.70%) Python
11 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.70%) C
11 3 (1.70%) Ruby
12 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) R
12 1 (0.57%) HQL
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (4.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) SAS Certification
4 1 (0.57%) MCSE
4 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.84%) Control-M
2 1 (0.57%) WMI
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (28.41%) Oracle
2 38 (21.59%) Microsoft
3 16 (9.09%) Sybase
4 12 (6.82%) Teradata
5 11 (6.25%) Business Objects
6 5 (2.84%) Ericsson
7 4 (2.27%) IBM
7 4 (2.27%) Sage
7 4 (2.27%) Huawei
7 4 (2.27%) Greenplum
7 4 (2.27%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.70%) SAP
8 3 (1.70%) Cognos
8 3 (1.70%) EMC
8 3 (1.70%) Nortel
9 2 (1.14%) Sun
9 2 (1.14%) StatPro
9 2 (1.14%) Tableau
9 2 (1.14%) BI-SAM
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