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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 510 490 432
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -58
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 89 80 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 81
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£400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £295 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.40% -1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £11.00 -

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
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -10 76 £413 +26.92% 46
London -8 32 £500 +17.64% 12
South West +2 13 £300 +3.00% 3
City of London +19 11 £450 - 3
South East -28 8 £325 +4.41% 13
West Midlands -11 7 £450 +59.29% 6
Bristol +1 6 £300 +3.00% 2
Scotland -4 6 £388 -3.12% 1
Wales - 6 - - 2
West Yorkshire -4 5 £475 +46.15%
East Midlands -7 5 £300 - 2
Yorkshire -13 5 £438 +34.61% 1
South Wales - 5 - - 1
Devon - 5 £398 -
Staffordshire - 4 £450 - 1
Manchester -8 3 £305 +87.69% 3
Leeds -10 3 £550 +69.23%
Hampshire -12 3 £325 +4.41% 2
North West -13 3 £305 +87.69% 6
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £294 - 9
Milton Keynes - 2 £294 - 8
Edinburgh - 2 £375 - 1
East of England - 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -2 1 - - 2
Northampton - 1 £250 -
Nottingham - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 151 (78.65%) SQL
2 102 (53.13%) SQL Server
3 58 (30.21%) Microsoft
4 55 (28.65%) Oracle
5 54 (28.13%) .NET
6 48 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 40 (20.83%) PL/SQL
7 40 (20.83%) Finance
8 38 (19.79%) T-SQL
9 35 (18.23%) C#
9 35 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
10 31 (16.15%) Data Modelling
11 30 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 29 (15.10%) Banking
13 28 (14.58%) ETL
14 25 (13.02%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 24 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
16 23 (11.98%) Oracle Database
16 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
16 23 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
17 22 (11.46%) Linux
17 22 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 21 (10.94%) Java
19 20 (10.42%) SC Cleared
20 19 (9.90%) Investment Banking
21 18 (9.38%) VBA
21 18 (9.38%) ASP.NET
21 18 (9.38%) XML

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 11 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.08%) SAS
3 3 (1.56%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.52%) Confluence
5 1 (0.52%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 23 (11.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.73%) MS Office
3 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Summit
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.04%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.04%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.04%) Intranet
2 2 (1.04%) DHCP
2 2 (1.04%) SNMP
2 2 (1.04%) DNS
2 2 (1.04%) 3G
2 2 (1.04%) Telnet
2 2 (1.04%) 2G
2 2 (1.04%) LTE
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 48 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (13.02%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 23 (11.98%) Oracle Database
7 22 (11.46%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (7.81%) MS Access
10 12 (6.25%) MySQL
11 10 (5.21%) OLAP
11 10 (5.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (4.69%) Relational Database
12 9 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (4.69%) PerformancePoint
13 8 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (3.65%) FileMaker
15 6 (3.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 16 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 8 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (3.65%) Toad
4 7 (3.65%) JIRA
5 5 (2.60%) Ant
5 5 (2.60%) Maven
6 3 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.04%) Subversion
7 2 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
General
1 40 (20.83%) Finance
2 29 (15.10%) Banking
3 19 (9.90%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.21%) Retail
4 10 (5.21%) Back Office
5 6 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.60%) Marketing
7 3 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.56%) Automotive
8 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.04%) Publishing
8 2 (1.04%) Games
8 2 (1.04%) Electronics
8 2 (1.04%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.52%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (28.13%) .NET
2 18 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 18 (9.38%) XML
3 12 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 11 (5.73%) HTML
5 9 (4.69%) MDX
5 9 (4.69%) CSS
6 7 (3.65%) jQuery
7 6 (3.13%) JSON
7 6 (3.13%) WinForms
8 4 (2.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (1.56%) Classic ASP
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.52%) JPA
11 1 (0.52%) LINQ to SQL
11 1 (0.52%) D3.js
11 1 (0.52%) Vaadin
11 1 (0.52%) Raphaël
11 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.17%) Fixed Income
3 7 (3.65%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.13%) Equities
4 6 (3.13%) NHS
4 6 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.08%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.08%) Hedge funds
6 4 (2.08%) Derivative
6 4 (2.08%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 3 (1.56%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.04%) DTV
8 2 (1.04%) Statistics
8 2 (1.04%) Clustering
8 2 (1.04%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.46%) Linux
2 18 (9.38%) UNIX
3 7 (3.65%) Windows
4 3 (1.56%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
5 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (16.15%) Data Modelling
3 28 (14.58%) ETL
4 23 (11.98%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 17 (8.85%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.33%) Migration
8 12 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 11 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (5.73%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.69%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
12 7 (3.65%) Web Development
12 7 (3.65%) Test Scripting
12 7 (3.65%) Data Management
12 7 (3.65%) SOA
13 6 (3.13%) Validation
13 6 (3.13%) BCP
13 6 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (3.13%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 151 (78.65%) SQL
2 40 (20.83%) PL/SQL
3 38 (19.79%) T-SQL
4 35 (18.23%) C#
5 21 (10.94%) Java
6 18 (9.38%) VBA
7 16 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 13 (6.77%) Perl
9 9 (4.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.13%) Scala
11 5 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.56%) C++
12 3 (1.56%) C
13 2 (1.04%) VBScript
13 2 (1.04%) VB
14 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.52%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.52%) Delphi
14 1 (0.52%) PHP
14 1 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.29%) Degree
4 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) ISO 9001
1 3 (1.56%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.04%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (30.21%) Microsoft
2 55 (28.65%) Oracle
3 12 (6.25%) Sybase
4 8 (4.17%) Business Objects
4 8 (4.17%) Tableau
5 6 (3.13%) Greenplum
6 4 (2.08%) IBM
6 4 (2.08%) SAP
6 4 (2.08%) Informatica
7 3 (1.56%) Apple
7 3 (1.56%) Teradata
7 3 (1.56%) Google
8 2 (1.04%) Huawei
8 2 (1.04%) Nortel
8 2 (1.04%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.04%) Adobe
8 2 (1.04%) Aprimo
8 2 (1.04%) Eloqua
8 2 (1.04%) Talend
8 2 (1.04%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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