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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 484 480 478
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 94 77 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 43
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£350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £502 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 -

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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 81 £350 - 28
South West -1 25 £450 +71.42% 2
London -18 23 £410 -8.88% 12
South East -22 14 £320 +16.36% 3
Wales - 10 £384 - 2
North West +2 6 £285 +23.24% 3
Surrey - 6 £315 -
Devon - 6 - -
South Wales - 5 - - 2
City of London +6 3 £540 +20.00% 3
West Yorkshire -2 3 £325 -7.14% 3
Bristol -6 3 £259 +3.50% 2
Yorkshire -11 3 £325 -7.14% 4
Hampshire -24 3 £425 +63.46%
West Midlands - 3 £275 - 2
East of England +9 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 2 £350 - 1
Oxford - 2 - - 1
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
Portsmouth -5 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 £251 -16.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £300 - 1
Leeds -13 1 £325 -3.70% 1
York - 1 £325 -
Edinburgh - 1 £251 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £300 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 1
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1

Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 164 (75.23%) SQL
2 87 (39.91%) SQL Server
3 71 (32.57%) Microsoft
4 63 (28.90%) Oracle
5 48 (22.02%) .NET
6 47 (21.56%) Finance
7 43 (19.72%) ETL
8 40 (18.35%) Linux
9 39 (17.89%) T-SQL
9 39 (17.89%) UNIX
10 37 (16.97%) PL/SQL
11 33 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (14.22%) Performance Tuning
13 30 (13.76%) Perl
14 29 (13.30%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (12.84%) Banking
16 27 (12.39%) Java
17 26 (11.93%) Data Modelling
18 25 (11.47%) MS Excel
19 24 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 23 (10.55%) Migration
20 23 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
20 23 (10.55%) Oracle Database
20 23 (10.55%) Security Cleared
21 22 (10.09%) C#
22 21 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
24 19 (8.72%) Data Analysis
24 19 (8.72%) SC Cleared

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 8 (3.67%) SAS
1 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.38%) CMS
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 25 (11.47%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.26%) MS Office
3 9 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.38%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.46%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Summit
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.13%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (2.29%) 3G
2 5 (2.29%) 2G
3 4 (1.83%) Telnet
3 4 (1.83%) Intranet
3 4 (1.83%) SNMP
3 4 (1.83%) LTE
4 3 (1.38%) DHCP
4 3 (1.38%) DNS
5 2 (0.92%) LAN
5 2 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.46%) 4G
6 1 (0.46%) HTTP
6 1 (0.46%) LDAP
6 1 (0.46%) SSL
6 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (39.91%) SQL Server
2 33 (15.14%) Data Warehouse
2 33 (15.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (13.30%) PostgreSQL
4 24 (11.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (10.55%) Oracle Database
6 20 (9.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 18 (8.26%) DB2
8 17 (7.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (7.34%) MS Access
10 15 (6.88%) MySQL
11 13 (5.96%) Relational Database
12 10 (4.59%) OLAP
12 10 (4.59%) RDBMS
13 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 8 (3.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (3.21%) Pentaho
15 7 (3.21%) FileMaker
15 7 (3.21%) Star Schema
15 7 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (7.80%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.29%) Toad
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (1.38%) Ant
5 3 (1.38%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.38%) Maven
5 3 (1.38%) JIRA
6 1 (0.46%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 47 (21.56%) Finance
2 28 (12.84%) Banking
3 17 (7.80%) Investment Banking
4 11 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.13%) Back Office
5 9 (4.13%) Retail
6 3 (1.38%) Automotive
6 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.92%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.92%) Marketing
7 2 (0.92%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Law
8 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.02%) .NET
2 18 (8.26%) XML
3 15 (6.88%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.13%) .NET Framework
5 8 (3.67%) WinForms
6 7 (3.21%) CSS
6 7 (3.21%) HTML
6 7 (3.21%) MDX
7 6 (2.75%) jQuery
7 6 (2.75%) Web Services
8 3 (1.38%) JSON
9 2 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.92%) Hibernate
9 2 (0.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.46%) LINQ to SQL
10 1 (0.46%) REST
10 1 (0.46%) Raphaël
10 1 (0.46%) D3.js
10 1 (0.46%) Vaadin
10 1 (0.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.67%) Replication
2 8 (3.67%) Visualisation
3 7 (3.21%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.21%) NHS
4 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.29%) Equities
5 4 (1.83%) Derivative
5 4 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (1.83%) Reference Data
5 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.83%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.83%) User Experience
6 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.38%) CLARiiON
6 3 (1.38%) Symmetrix
6 3 (1.38%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.92%) Clustering
7 2 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 40 (18.35%) Linux
2 39 (17.89%) UNIX
3 11 (5.05%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Solaris
4 3 (1.38%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.38%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.46%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.46%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (19.72%) ETL
2 31 (14.22%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (11.93%) Data Modelling
4 23 (10.55%) Migration
4 23 (10.55%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (8.72%) Data Analysis
7 17 (7.80%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (7.34%) Data Migration
8 16 (7.34%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.13%) OO
10 8 (3.67%) Data Management
10 8 (3.67%) Web Accessibility
11 7 (3.21%) BCP
11 7 (3.21%) Automated Testing
11 7 (3.21%) Test Scripting
12 6 (2.75%) Web Development
12 6 (2.75%) Validation
12 6 (2.75%) UML
12 6 (2.75%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 164 (75.23%) SQL
2 39 (17.89%) T-SQL
3 37 (16.97%) PL/SQL
4 30 (13.76%) Perl
5 27 (12.39%) Java
6 22 (10.09%) C#
7 18 (8.26%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.96%) VBA
9 7 (3.21%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.75%) Scala
11 5 (2.29%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.83%) C
12 4 (1.83%) C++
12 4 (1.83%) R
13 3 (1.38%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.92%) VB
14 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.46%) ABAP
15 1 (0.46%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.46%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (10.55%) Security Cleared
2 19 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.50%) Degree
4 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.46%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) ISO 14001
1 2 (0.92%) SLA
1 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (32.57%) Microsoft
2 63 (28.90%) Oracle
3 16 (7.34%) Sybase
4 13 (5.96%) Business Objects
5 7 (3.21%) Teradata
5 7 (3.21%) Greenplum
6 5 (2.29%) Tableau
6 5 (2.29%) Ericsson
6 5 (2.29%) Informatica
7 4 (1.83%) Huawei
7 4 (1.83%) Nortel
7 4 (1.83%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.38%) Talend
8 3 (1.38%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.38%) IBM
8 3 (1.38%) Sun
8 3 (1.38%) EMC
8 3 (1.38%) Apple
9 2 (0.92%) SAP
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £515 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Barbican Centre
Rate: £25,700-£35,300
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago