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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Developer
Rank 483 467 477
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 134 123 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 71 72
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£343 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £294
% change year-on-year
- +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £67.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.63% +44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.00 £27.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+143.63% -32.51%

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -30 109 £335 -6.62% 28
London -40 34 £450 +16.50% 11
South East +9 32 £305 -10.29% 3
Scotland - 23 £375 - 3
Glasgow - 17 £400 - 2
South West -20 16 £345 +35.29% 2
Surrey +13 14 £351 +25.44%
Guildford - 10 £340 -
City of London +17 9 £500 +11.11% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £300 -7.69% 1
Milton Keynes - 9 £300 - 1
Yorkshire +2 8 £475 - 1
West Yorkshire -1 8 £475 - 1
East of England -19 7 £190 -33.91% 2
West Midlands -10 6 £275 -21.42% 4
Hertfordshire - 5 £190 -
Bradford +1 4 - -
North West -9 3 £313 -3.84% 4
Bristol -16 3 £500 +80.18% 2
Leeds -1 2 - -
North East -39 2 £255 +13.33% 1
Birmingham - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £313 - 1
West Sussex +6 1 £213 -40.14%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - - 2
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Cambridge -4 1 - - 2
Manchester -15 1 £313 -3.84% 4
Hampshire - 1 £400 - 2
Cheshire - - - -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 141 (71.57%) SQL
2 77 (39.09%) SQL Server
3 56 (28.43%) Oracle
4 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
5 52 (26.40%) ETL
6 46 (23.35%) T-SQL
7 44 (22.34%) UNIX
8 42 (21.32%) Finance
9 40 (20.30%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (19.29%) Linux
10 38 (19.29%) .NET
11 37 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
11 37 (18.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (18.27%) Java
12 36 (18.27%) Perl
13 34 (17.26%) Performance Tuning
14 31 (15.74%) Data Analysis
15 29 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 29 (14.72%) MS Excel
16 27 (13.71%) DB2
17 26 (13.20%) PL/SQL
17 26 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (12.18%) Banking
18 24 (12.18%) MS Access
19 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database
20 21 (10.66%) Sybase
21 20 (10.15%) MS Office
21 20 (10.15%) Telecoms
22 19 (9.64%) Unit Testing
23 18 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (5.08%) SAS
2 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.03%) Confluence
4 2 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.51%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 29 (14.72%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.15%) MS Office
3 7 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.52%) PowerPivot
5 3 (1.52%) Mathematica
6 2 (1.02%) SPSS
7 1 (0.51%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.54%) LTE
2 5 (2.54%) 3G
2 5 (2.54%) 2G
3 4 (2.03%) SNMP
3 4 (2.03%) Telnet
4 3 (1.52%) DNS
4 3 (1.52%) DHCP
5 2 (1.02%) LAN
5 2 (1.02%) WAN
5 2 (1.02%) HTTP
5 2 (1.02%) Intranet
5 2 (1.02%) 4G
6 1 (0.51%) SAN
6 1 (0.51%) SSL
6 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.09%) SQL Server
2 40 (20.30%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (18.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (14.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (13.71%) DB2
6 24 (12.18%) MS Access
7 22 (11.17%) Oracle Database
8 18 (9.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (8.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (8.12%) Relational Database
10 15 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (7.11%) PostgreSQL
11 14 (7.11%) Pentaho
12 13 (6.60%) MySQL
13 12 (6.09%) OLAP
13 12 (6.09%) RDBMS
14 10 (5.08%) Big Data
15 9 (4.57%) Hadoop
16 8 (4.06%) NoSQL
17 5 (2.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.05%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.54%) JIRA
4 3 (1.52%) Maven
4 3 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.51%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.51%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.51%) Toad
6 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (21.32%) Finance
2 24 (12.18%) Banking
3 20 (10.15%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Marketing
6 5 (2.54%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.29%) .NET
2 10 (5.08%) XML
3 7 (3.55%) Web Services
4 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.52%) WinForms
5 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.52%) HTML
6 2 (1.02%) MDX
6 2 (1.02%) REST
7 1 (0.51%) Apache Avro
7 1 (0.51%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.51%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.51%) Spring
7 1 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.51%) Ajax
7 1 (0.51%) WPF
7 1 (0.51%) JMS
7 1 (0.51%) WSDL
7 1 (0.51%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.08%) Data Integration
3 9 (4.57%) Replication
4 6 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.54%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.54%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.03%) CLARiiON
6 4 (2.03%) Symmetrix
6 4 (2.03%) Social Media
6 4 (2.03%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) NHS
8 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.02%) DTV
8 2 (1.02%) Open Source
8 2 (1.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.02%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.51%) Equities
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.34%) UNIX
2 38 (19.29%) Linux
3 9 (4.57%) Windows
4 5 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.03%) Solaris
6 2 (1.02%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.51%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.40%) ETL
2 37 (18.78%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (17.26%) Performance Tuning
4 31 (15.74%) Data Analysis
5 26 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (9.64%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.14%) OO
8 13 (6.60%) Data Modelling
9 11 (5.58%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (5.08%) Migration
11 8 (4.06%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.06%) Scrum
11 8 (4.06%) Data Management
12 7 (3.55%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (3.05%) UML
13 6 (3.05%) Analytics
14 5 (2.54%) System Testing
14 5 (2.54%) Validation
15 4 (2.03%) RUP
15 4 (2.03%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 141 (71.57%) SQL
2 46 (23.35%) T-SQL
3 36 (18.27%) Java
3 36 (18.27%) Perl
4 26 (13.20%) PL/SQL
5 18 (9.14%) C#
6 16 (8.12%) JavaScript
7 13 (6.60%) VBA
8 6 (3.05%) VB
8 6 (3.05%) C
9 5 (2.54%) C++
9 5 (2.54%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.03%) R
11 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.02%) Python
12 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.51%) VB6
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) JCL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.60%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.57%) Degree
3 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.52%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.51%) MCSE
6 1 (0.51%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.54%) Control-M
2 1 (0.51%) WMI
2 1 (0.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 56 (28.43%) Oracle
2 54 (27.41%) Microsoft
3 21 (10.66%) Sybase
4 15 (7.61%) Teradata
5 11 (5.58%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.05%) IBM
7 5 (2.54%) EMC
7 5 (2.54%) Ericsson
7 5 (2.54%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.03%) Sun
8 4 (2.03%) Greenplum
8 4 (2.03%) Huawei
8 4 (2.03%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 3 (1.52%) RedPrairie
9 3 (1.52%) Nortel
9 3 (1.52%) SAP
10 2 (1.02%) Cognos
10 2 (1.02%) StatPro
10 2 (1.02%) Tableau
10 2 (1.02%) Talend
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