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 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 525 499 497
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 101 113 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 64 51
Average daily rate £450 £392 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £522 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £44.74 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.82% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.47 £22.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+133.20% -25.00%

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 93 £450 +12.50% 29
London +25 45 £450 - 12
South West -2 20 £450 - 2
City of London +41 13 £450 -6.73% 4
South East +13 10 £350 -6.66% 2
Exeter +7 9 £500 -
Devon +4 9 £500 -
North West -17 6 £450 +57.89% 3
Hampshire +6 4 £443 +4.11%
Scotland -5 4 £350 +39.44% 1
Kent - 4 £350 -
Wiltshire -2 3 £338 -
West Yorkshire -10 3 £400 - 3
Yorkshire -21 3 £400 - 3
Leeds - 3 £400 - 2
Tunbridge Wells - 3 - -
Bristol -1 2 - - 1
Somerset -10 2 £256 -43.05%
Cardiff -10 2 £400 - 2
South Wales -17 2 £400 - 2
Manchester -18 2 £363 +27.19% 3
Wales -20 2 £400 +4.16% 2
West Lothian - 2 £363 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
Barrow-in-Furness - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 £363 -
Northampton +12 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Northamptonshire +10 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Oxfordshire +4 1 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £375 -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 170 (71.73%) SQL
2 110 (46.41%) SQL Server
3 69 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (28.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (28.27%) Oracle
5 57 (24.05%) T-SQL
6 52 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 52 (21.94%) Finance
7 47 (19.83%) ETL
8 44 (18.57%) C#
9 41 (17.30%) Unix
10 39 (16.46%) PL/SQL
11 38 (16.03%) .NET
11 38 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
11 38 (16.03%) Microsoft
12 37 (15.61%) Performance Tuning
13 35 (14.77%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (13.50%) Data Modelling
14 32 (13.50%) Java
14 32 (13.50%) JavaScript
15 31 (13.08%) Oracle Database
16 30 (12.66%) JIRA
16 30 (12.66%) HTML
17 29 (12.24%) Security Cleared
18 28 (11.81%) Scrum
18 28 (11.81%) Banking
19 27 (11.39%) XML
20 26 (10.97%) Perl
21 25 (10.55%) MS Excel
21 25 (10.55%) Migration

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (4.22%) Apache
1 10 (4.22%) SAS
2 8 (3.38%) ColdFusion
3 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.69%) IIS
5 4 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.27%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Confluence
8 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.42%) nginx
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.91%) MS Office
3 12 (5.06%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.95%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.38%) Markit EDM
2 5 (2.11%) Teamcenter
3 4 (1.69%) Unica
4 2 (0.84%) Primavera
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) Intranet
2 4 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (1.27%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.84%) 2G
4 2 (0.84%) 3G
4 2 (0.84%) 4G
5 1 (0.42%) DNS
5 1 (0.42%) HTTP
5 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (46.41%) SQL Server
2 67 (28.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (21.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (14.77%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (13.08%) Oracle Database
7 23 (9.70%) MySQL
8 21 (8.86%) Relational Database
9 20 (8.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (8.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 19 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 16 (6.75%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (6.75%) DB2
12 14 (5.91%) Hadoop
13 12 (5.06%) MongoDB
14 11 (4.64%) MS Access
15 8 (3.38%) Oracle Reports
16 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 7 (2.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (12.66%) JIRA
2 24 (10.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.49%) ClearCase
4 12 (5.06%) ClearQuest
5 11 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.80%) Subversion
7 7 (2.95%) QUnit
8 5 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.69%) Toad
10 2 (0.84%) Hudson
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.84%) Selenium
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.42%) Concordion
11 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.42%) Maven
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.42%) Rational Robot
11 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 52 (21.94%) Finance
2 28 (11.81%) Banking
3 22 (9.28%) Investment Banking
4 6 (2.53%) Legal
5 4 (1.69%) Marketing
5 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.27%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Front Office
7 2 (0.84%) Law
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) International Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.03%) .NET
2 30 (12.66%) HTML
3 27 (11.39%) XML
4 17 (7.17%) ASP.NET
5 16 (6.75%) AngularJS
6 11 (4.64%) XSLT
7 9 (3.80%) jQuery
7 9 (3.80%) Web Services
8 8 (3.38%) CSS
8 8 (3.38%) Ember.js
8 8 (3.38%) Handlebars
9 7 (2.95%) JSON
10 6 (2.53%) Celery
10 6 (2.53%) REST
11 5 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (2.11%) HTML5
11 5 (2.11%) JSP
11 5 (2.11%) Servlets
12 4 (1.69%) RESTful
13 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.17%) Equities
3 16 (6.75%) Replication
4 10 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.22%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.80%) Derivative
5 9 (3.80%) NHS
6 8 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.38%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.95%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.11%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.11%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.69%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.69%) HACMP
10 3 (1.27%) Clustering
10 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.27%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.27%) Statistics
11 2 (0.84%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.30%) Unix
2 23 (9.70%) Linux
3 10 (4.22%) Windows
4 4 (1.69%) AIX
4 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (19.83%) ETL
3 37 (15.61%) Performance Tuning
4 32 (13.50%) Data Modelling
5 28 (11.81%) Scrum
6 25 (10.55%) Analytics
6 25 (10.55%) Migration
7 22 (9.28%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (8.44%) Unit Testing
9 13 (5.49%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.49%) Performance Monitoring
10 12 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.06%) SDLC
11 9 (3.80%) OO
11 9 (3.80%) Regression Testing
11 9 (3.80%) Web Development
12 8 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.38%) Project Management
12 8 (3.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (3.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 170 (71.73%) SQL
2 57 (24.05%) T-SQL
3 44 (18.57%) C#
4 39 (16.46%) PL/SQL
5 32 (13.50%) Java
5 32 (13.50%) JavaScript
6 26 (10.97%) Perl
7 13 (5.49%) Python
8 12 (5.06%) VBA
9 11 (4.64%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.53%) Ruby
11 5 (2.11%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.11%) C++
11 5 (2.11%) PHP
12 4 (1.69%) VB
12 4 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.84%) C
15 1 (0.42%) Scala
15 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 22 (9.28%) Degree
3 12 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 10 (4.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.95%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.42%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) HNC
6 1 (0.42%) HND
6 1 (0.42%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.06%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.69%) ISO 14001
3 4 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.27%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) Basel II
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.42%) Control-M
2 1 (0.42%) Kibana
2 1 (0.42%) logstash
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (28.27%) Oracle
2 38 (16.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.06%) Sybase
4 10 (4.22%) Teradata
5 9 (3.80%) DataSynapse
6 8 (3.38%) Reuters
7 4 (1.69%) IBM
7 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.27%) Informatica
8 3 (1.27%) SAP
8 3 (1.27%) Tableau
8 3 (1.27%) Vertica
9 2 (0.84%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.84%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.42%) Civica
10 1 (0.42%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.42%) Netezza
10 1 (0.42%) Selligent
10 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.42%) Talend
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