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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 520 523 448
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -75
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 92 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 42 74
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 £287 £194 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 0 80 £400 +27.49% 32
London +9 39 £450 +4.34% 8
City of London +25 12 £450 +7.78% 1
South East -3 10 £313 -25.37% 5
South West +9 8 £310 +6.43% 1
Wales - 8 - -
West Midlands -27 7 £450 +63.63% 3
East Midlands -12 5 £300 - 1
West Wales - 5 - -
Swansea - 5 - -
West Yorkshire +1 4 £444 +533.92% 1
Yorkshire -7 4 £338 +382.14% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £450 - 1
Leeds - 4 £444 -
Bristol -3 3 £285 +5.55% 1
Scotland -3 3 £388 +6.89%
Hampshire -7 3 £325 -22.38%
North West -15 3 £388 +3.33% 8
East of England - 3 £350 - 4
South Wales - 3 - -
Devon - 3 £398 -
Exeter - 3 £398 -
Warwickshire -4 2 - -
Manchester -15 2 £325 -13.33% 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £294 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £350 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 2 £294 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £350 - 4
Nottingham - 2 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 £400 - 1

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 152 (82.61%) SQL
2 99 (53.80%) SQL Server
3 58 (31.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (28.26%) Oracle
5 48 (26.09%) .NET
5 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 41 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (22.28%) Finance
7 38 (20.65%) C#
8 37 (20.11%) PL/SQL
9 36 (19.57%) Data Modelling
10 33 (17.93%) ETL
11 31 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (15.76%) T-SQL
13 28 (15.22%) Banking
13 28 (15.22%) Oracle Database
14 27 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (14.67%) Security Cleared
15 24 (13.04%) SC Cleared
15 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
16 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
16 22 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
18 19 (10.33%) XML
19 18 (9.78%) Java
20 17 (9.24%) Degree
20 17 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
21 16 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (8.70%) Investment Banking

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 14 (7.61%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.72%) SAS
3 4 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.63%) CMS
5 2 (1.09%) IIS
5 2 (1.09%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.26%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) WebTrends
1 4 (2.17%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (1.63%) Summit
3 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.17%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.17%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) HTTP
1 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.09%) Intranet
1 2 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (53.80%) SQL Server
2 58 (31.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (15.22%) Oracle Database
4 27 (14.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 22 (11.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (11.41%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (8.70%) MS Access
10 14 (7.61%) OLAP
10 14 (7.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 14 (7.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (7.07%) MySQL
11 13 (7.07%) PerformancePoint
12 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (5.98%) Relational Database
14 8 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (3.26%) DB2
15 6 (3.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (8.15%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.43%) Git (software)
4 8 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
5 7 (3.80%) Toad
5 7 (3.80%) JIRA
6 5 (2.72%) Ant
6 5 (2.72%) Subversion
6 5 (2.72%) Maven
7 3 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.54%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.54%) NUnit
8 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (22.28%) Finance
2 28 (15.22%) Banking
3 16 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.98%) Retail
5 9 (4.89%) Marketing
6 8 (4.35%) Back Office
7 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.17%) Publishing
8 3 (1.63%) Automotive
9 2 (1.09%) Electronics
9 2 (1.09%) Games
9 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.09%) Music Industry
9 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.54%) Front Office
10 1 (0.54%) Law
10 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.09%) .NET
2 19 (10.33%) XML
3 14 (7.61%) .NET Framework
3 14 (7.61%) MDX
4 10 (5.43%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.89%) HTML
6 6 (3.26%) JSON
7 5 (2.72%) CSS
8 4 (2.17%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.63%) jQuery
9 3 (1.63%) Classic ASP
9 3 (1.63%) Web Services
10 2 (1.09%) CPAN
10 2 (1.09%) SOAP
10 2 (1.09%) REST
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.54%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.54%) Razor View Engine
11 1 (0.54%) D3.js
11 1 (0.54%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.35%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.72%) Equities
5 4 (2.17%) Derivative
5 4 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.17%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.17%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.63%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 3 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.09%) DTV
7 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.09%) Clustering
7 2 (1.09%) Statistics
7 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.61%) Linux
2 12 (6.52%) UNIX
3 7 (3.80%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X Server
4 2 (1.09%) CentOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.28%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (19.57%) Data Modelling
3 33 (17.93%) ETL
4 31 (16.85%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (7.61%) Automated Testing
6 13 (7.07%) SOA
7 12 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 11 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (5.43%) Data Analysis
9 10 (5.43%) Data Management
10 9 (4.89%) Migration
11 8 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
11 8 (4.35%) Analytics
12 7 (3.80%) Test Scripting
12 7 (3.80%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.80%) Coaching
13 6 (3.26%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (3.26%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (3.26%) Data Migration
14 5 (2.72%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 152 (82.61%) SQL
2 38 (20.65%) C#
3 37 (20.11%) PL/SQL
4 29 (15.76%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.78%) Java
6 16 (8.70%) VBA
7 13 (7.07%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.98%) Perl
9 7 (3.80%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.26%) Scala
11 5 (2.72%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.17%) C
12 4 (2.17%) VBScript
13 3 (1.63%) VB
13 3 (1.63%) PHP
14 2 (1.09%) Python
14 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (14.67%) Security Cleared
2 24 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.24%) Degree
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.54%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.63%) ISO 14001
1 3 (1.63%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.09%) Puppet
2 2 (1.09%) Salt
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (28.26%) Oracle
2 48 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.43%) Tableau
4 8 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 6 (3.26%) Sybase
6 5 (2.72%) Google
7 4 (2.17%) Aprimo
7 4 (2.17%) Adobe
7 4 (2.17%) IBM
7 4 (2.17%) SAP
7 4 (2.17%) Informatica
7 4 (2.17%) Eloqua
7 4 (2.17%) Greenplum
8 2 (1.09%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.09%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.09%) Apple
8 2 (1.09%) Teradata
9 1 (0.54%) Sun
9 1 (0.54%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.54%) DataFlux
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