The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Database Developer
Rank 508 423 462
Rank change year-on-year
-85 +39
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 79 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 82 78
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 - £15.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -80 71 £320 -5.18% 20
London -41 31 £425 +21.42% 6
West Midlands -3 19 £283 - 2
Scotland -7 8 £363 -9.37%
South West -10 8 £291 -2.91% 5
Birmingham - 7 £275 -
Bristol -8 6 £291 +5.90% 1
City of London -9 6 £350 +2.94%
East Midlands -17 6 £300 -
Leicestershire -11 5 £300 +4.34%
Leicester -14 5 £300 +4.34%
South East -17 4 £419 +40.75% 4
Stirling - 4 £363 -
Glasgow +9 3 £363 +3.57%
Erith - 3 - -
North West -20 2 £375 - 1
Warwickshire -6 1 - -
Cheshire -6 1 - -
Reading -12 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -15 1 £70 -81.33% 2
Berkshire -16 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £70 - 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £375 - 1
Warrington - 1 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 - -
Bexley - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Bath - - - - 2

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 133 (85.26%) SQL
2 89 (57.05%) SQL Server
3 46 (29.49%) Finance
4 45 (28.85%) T-SQL
5 44 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 40 (25.64%) VBA
7 35 (22.44%) .NET
8 34 (21.79%) Oracle
8 34 (21.79%) Java
9 33 (21.15%) MS Excel
10 32 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
10 32 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (17.31%) Banking
11 27 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 26 (16.67%) ETL
12 26 (16.67%) Oracle Database
13 25 (16.03%) MS Access
13 25 (16.03%) C#
13 25 (16.03%) MS Office
14 24 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (14.74%) PL/SQL
15 23 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
16 21 (13.46%) MySQL
17 20 (12.82%) Migration
18 17 (10.90%) SharePoint
18 17 (10.90%) Oracle Database 11g
19 16 (10.26%) Perl
20 14 (8.97%) JavaScript

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (10.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.92%) IIS
2 3 (1.92%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
3 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 33 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 25 (16.03%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) SPSS
5 1 (0.64%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SunGard GMI
1 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) 4G
3 1 (0.64%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) 3G
3 1 (0.64%) 2G
3 1 (0.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (57.05%) SQL Server
2 44 (28.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 32 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (17.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 25 (16.03%) MS Access
7 21 (13.46%) MySQL
8 17 (10.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (8.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 14 (8.97%) Relational Database
10 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (3.85%) RDBMS
12 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (3.21%) DTS
12 5 (3.21%) OLTP
12 5 (3.21%) NoSQL
13 4 (2.56%) Big Data
13 4 (2.56%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) Subversion
1 7 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 3 (1.92%) NUnit
3 3 (1.92%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.28%) Toad
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.64%) TestNG
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.64%) JUnit
5 1 (0.64%) PVCS
5 1 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 46 (29.49%) Finance
2 27 (17.31%) Banking
3 14 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.41%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.85%) Games
6 5 (3.21%) Marketing
7 4 (2.56%) Retail
7 4 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.92%) Back Office
8 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.28%) Front Office
9 2 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Billing
10 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.64%) Law
10 1 (0.64%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.44%) .NET
2 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.85%) XML
3 6 (3.85%) ADO
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle Streams
5 4 (2.56%) HTML
5 4 (2.56%) XSLT
6 3 (1.92%) ODBC
6 3 (1.92%) Middleware
6 3 (1.92%) XSD
6 3 (1.92%) CSS
6 3 (1.92%) JSP
6 3 (1.92%) Apache Avro
7 2 (1.28%) jQuery
7 2 (1.28%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.28%) MDX
8 1 (0.64%) Dojo
8 1 (0.64%) JSON
8 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.13%) Replication
2 7 (4.49%) Data Extraction
3 6 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.21%) Online Games
5 4 (2.56%) Open Source
5 4 (2.56%) Statistics
6 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.92%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.28%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.28%) Equities
7 2 (1.28%) Derivative
8 1 (0.64%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.64%) Clustering
8 1 (0.64%) SCORM
8 1 (0.64%) NHS
8 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.85%) UNIX
2 5 (3.21%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) ETL
2 24 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (14.74%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
5 20 (12.82%) Migration
6 14 (8.97%) Data Migration
7 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (6.41%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (5.13%) TDD
10 7 (4.49%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.85%) SOA
11 6 (3.85%) Data Transformation
12 5 (3.21%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (3.21%) Web Development
13 4 (2.56%) Scrum
13 4 (2.56%) OO
13 4 (2.56%) Risk Management
13 4 (2.56%) Dimensional Modelling
13 4 (2.56%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 133 (85.26%) SQL
2 45 (28.85%) T-SQL
3 40 (25.64%) VBA
4 34 (21.79%) Java
5 25 (16.03%) C#
6 23 (14.74%) PL/SQL
7 16 (10.26%) Perl
8 14 (8.97%) JavaScript
9 11 (7.05%) VB
10 6 (3.85%) PHP
11 5 (3.21%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.92%) COBOL
14 2 (1.28%) JCL
14 2 (1.28%) Python
14 2 (1.28%) VBScript
14 2 (1.28%) Ruby
15 1 (0.64%) HQL
15 1 (0.64%) VB6
15 1 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.85%) Degree
3 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) OCP
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) BS25999
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (21.79%) Oracle
2 21 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.05%) Sybase
4 5 (3.21%) Informatica
5 4 (2.56%) Sage
6 3 (1.92%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.28%) Cognos
7 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.28%) SimCorp
7 2 (1.28%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) SunGard
8 1 (0.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.64%) Docent
8 1 (0.64%) Teradata
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