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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 519 501 463
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 106 115 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 64
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £39.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +44.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- +44.54%

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
55081 52161 48911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.78% 92.21% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35197 31609 29039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
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 2038 2020 2121
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -18 94 £380 +1.06% 38
London +4 43 £425 -15.00% 7
Yorkshire -24 15 £315 -23.17% 5
North West -8 14 £363 +16.00% 5
Leeds -15 14 £315 -8.69% 1
West Yorkshire -20 14 £315 -23.17% 2
City of London +4 11 £475 -5.00% 3
Scotland -8 11 £325 -10.34%
South West 0 10 £405 +15.71% 10
Cheshire - 10 £325 - 1
Edinburgh - 6 £325 -
Surrey -14 4 - - 3
South East -51 4 - - 5
Knutsford - 4 £325 -
West Midlands -1 3 £340 +23.63% 4
Bristol -5 3 - - 3
Manchester -8 3 £413 +32.00%
Devon - 3 £405 -
Wiltshire - 3 £450 - 1
Swindon - 3 £450 -
Glasgow -2 2 £350 -6.66%
Middlesex - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 £405 -
Caterham - 2 - -
East of England +3 1 - - 2
Birmingham 0 1 £500 - 2
East Midlands -11 1 £250 -60.00%
Essex - 1 - - 1
West Lothian - 1 £275 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £180 -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 176 (81.86%) SQL
2 120 (55.81%) SQL Server
3 82 (38.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (35.81%) Oracle
5 71 (33.02%) T-SQL
6 62 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (25.58%) Finance
8 54 (25.12%) PL/SQL
9 52 (24.19%) Oracle Database
10 51 (23.72%) Data Modelling
11 50 (23.26%) ETL
12 44 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
12 44 (20.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (19.07%) Microsoft
14 40 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 37 (17.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (17.21%) .NET
16 34 (15.81%) Business Intelligence
17 32 (14.88%) Oracle Database 11g
18 31 (14.42%) Banking
18 31 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (12.56%) JavaScript
20 24 (11.16%) Java
20 24 (11.16%) SDLC
21 23 (10.70%) Marketing
22 22 (10.23%) XML
22 22 (10.23%) UNIX
23 21 (9.77%) C#
23 21 (9.77%) HTML
23 21 (9.77%) Scrum

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.86%) SAS
4 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.93%) CMS
5 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.86%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (2.79%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.40%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.40%) TIBCO iProcess
4 2 (0.93%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.93%) Unica
4 2 (0.93%) Summit
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.79%) Google Analytics
1 6 (2.79%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) HTTP
1 2 (0.93%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.47%) SAN
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) DSL
2 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 82 (38.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (24.19%) Oracle Database
4 44 (20.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 44 (20.47%) Data Warehouse
5 40 (18.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (17.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 32 (14.88%) Oracle Database 11g
8 31 (14.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 21 (9.77%) Relational Database
10 19 (8.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 18 (8.37%) MySQL
12 17 (7.91%) MS Access
12 17 (7.91%) Oracle Database 10g
13 13 (6.05%) RDBMS
13 13 (6.05%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (6.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 13 (6.05%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (4.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (6.51%) NUnit
2 12 (5.58%) Toad
3 9 (4.19%) Subversion
4 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (3.26%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (2.33%) Ant
6 5 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.40%) Maven
8 3 (1.40%) JIRA
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (0.93%) Selenium
10 1 (0.47%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.47%) Liquibase
10 1 (0.47%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.47%) DbUnit
10 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 55 (25.58%) Finance
2 31 (14.42%) Banking
3 23 (10.70%) Marketing
4 14 (6.51%) Retail
5 13 (6.05%) Investment Banking
6 10 (4.65%) Back Office
7 7 (3.26%) Financial Institution
7 7 (3.26%) Front Office
8 5 (2.33%) Publishing
9 4 (1.86%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.93%) Games
10 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.93%) Automotive
11 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.21%) .NET
2 22 (10.23%) XML
3 21 (9.77%) HTML
4 15 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 13 (6.05%) CSS
6 11 (5.12%) Web Services
7 9 (4.19%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.26%) MDX
9 6 (2.79%) REST
9 6 (2.79%) SOAP
10 5 (2.33%) JSON
11 4 (1.86%) J2EE
12 3 (1.40%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (1.40%) FpML
12 3 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2 (0.93%) HTML5
13 2 (0.93%) Entity Framework
13 2 (0.93%) jQuery
13 2 (0.93%) CSS3
13 2 (0.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.79%) NHS
4 4 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.86%) Replication
4 4 (1.86%) Clustering
4 4 (1.86%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.40%) Fixed Income
5 3 (1.40%) Statistics
5 3 (1.40%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.93%) Informatics
6 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.23%) UNIX
2 14 (6.51%) Linux
3 11 (5.12%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.93%) CentOS
5 2 (0.93%) Solaris
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.84%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.72%) Data Modelling
3 50 (23.26%) ETL
4 34 (15.81%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (11.16%) SDLC
6 21 (9.77%) Scrum
7 20 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
8 19 (8.84%) TDD
9 18 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.44%) Analytics
11 14 (6.51%) Data Management
11 14 (6.51%) SOA
12 13 (6.05%) Data Mapping
13 10 (4.65%) E-Commerce
14 8 (3.72%) Campaign Management
14 8 (3.72%) System Testing
14 8 (3.72%) Kanban
15 7 (3.26%) Unit Testing
15 7 (3.26%) ITIL
15 7 (3.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 176 (81.86%) SQL
2 71 (33.02%) T-SQL
3 54 (25.12%) PL/SQL
4 27 (12.56%) JavaScript
5 24 (11.16%) Java
6 21 (9.77%) C#
7 18 (8.37%) PowerShell
8 16 (7.44%) VBA
9 15 (6.98%) VBScript
10 14 (6.51%) VB.NET
11 10 (4.65%) Perl
11 10 (4.65%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.72%) PHP
13 4 (1.86%) VB
13 4 (1.86%) C++
13 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.40%) C
14 3 (1.40%) Python
15 2 (0.93%) Groovy
16 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Degree
2 7 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.40%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.47%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 2 (0.93%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.93%) Puppet
1 2 (0.93%) Salt
2 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 77 (35.81%) Oracle
2 41 (19.07%) Microsoft
3 11 (5.12%) Tableau
3 11 (5.12%) Sybase
4 8 (3.72%) Eloqua
4 8 (3.72%) Adobe
4 8 (3.72%) Aprimo
5 7 (3.26%) Talend
6 6 (2.79%) Teradata
6 6 (2.79%) Google
7 3 (1.40%) Vertica
7 3 (1.40%) HP
7 3 (1.40%) Informatica
7 3 (1.40%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.93%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.93%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.47%) CODA
9 1 (0.47%) Sage
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
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