The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had SQL Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
UK
Rank 179 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-64 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 655 1009 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.46% 1.99% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.10% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 748 733
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Median hourly rate £38.75 £45.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +56.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £38.10 £19.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £60.62 £42.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £45.50 £29.35
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +55.05%

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
42412 48118 48163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.73% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27609 30636 30303
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1503 1747 1909
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

SQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK.

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQL Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -61 616 £388 +3.33% 306
London -44 299 £438 +2.94% 117
South East -10 108 £375 +7.14% 65
Yorkshire +13 70 £350 +9.37% 21
City of London +11 66 £425 -5.55% 34
West Yorkshire +10 46 £350 +5.66% 12
Leeds +19 43 £350 +5.66% 6
South West -37 40 £325 -8.77% 10
Berkshire +19 37 £388 -6.62% 8
North West -6 37 £350 +7.69% 37
West Midlands -36 28 £338 +3.84% 25
Scotland +25 24 £325 -16.12% 8
Reading +8 24 £438 +5.42% 5
Manchester +4 19 £338 -3.57% 14
East of England -49 19 £360 +4.72% 19
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £308 -15.17% 7
East Midlands -8 16 £301 +2.29% 9
Edinburgh +21 15 £325 -40.90% 4
Hampshire +7 15 £353 +8.46% 10
Bristol -27 14 £325 -7.14% 5
Milton Keynes +7 13 £313 -10.71% 3
South Yorkshire -1 13 £325 +8.33% 5
Oxfordshire +4 11 £438 +25.00% 17
Kent -11 10 £308 -1.60% 8
Gloucestershire +9 9 £275 -31.25% 2
Somerset +4 9 £363 -4.91% 1
Leicestershire 0 9 £350 +22.80% 2
Birmingham -2 9 £400 +31.14% 11
Lancashire +7 8 £360 +6.66% 5
Cirencester - 8 £275 -

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1468 (91.46%) SQL
2 972 (60.56%) SQL Server
3 607 (37.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 589 (36.70%) .NET
5 547 (34.08%) C#
6 464 (28.91%) T-SQL
7 438 (27.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 401 (24.98%) Business Intelligence
9 398 (24.80%) Microsoft
10 385 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
11 374 (23.30%) Finance
12 326 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
13 312 (19.44%) ETL
14 281 (17.51%) Oracle
15 261 (16.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 249 (15.51%) ASP.NET
17 242 (15.08%) JavaScript
18 230 (14.33%) MVC
19 209 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
20 195 (12.15%) PL/SQL
21 166 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
22 163 (10.16%) Banking
23 159 (9.91%) Java
24 158 (9.84%) HTML
24 158 (9.84%) .NET Framework
25 154 (9.60%) MS Excel
26 144 (8.97%) TDD
27 140 (8.72%) SQL Server 2014
28 131 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
29 122 (7.60%) CSS

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 66 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 38 (2.37%) IIS
3 21 (1.31%) CMS
4 20 (1.25%) SAS
5 16 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 13 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
6 13 (0.81%) NServiceBus
7 11 (0.69%) Confluence
8 9 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
9 8 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.50%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.44%) K2 blackpearl
10 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.44%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
11 6 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 154 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.99%) MS Office
3 18 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.19%) Shopify
7 3 (0.19%) Workday HCM
8 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.062%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.062%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.062%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.062%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.062%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.062%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.37%) GitHub
5 4 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.25%) Office 365
5 4 (0.25%) PaaS
5 4 (0.25%) SaaS
6 3 (0.19%) IaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Slack
7 2 (0.12%) Boomi
7 2 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.062%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.062%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.062%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.062%) Route 53
8 1 (0.062%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (0.81%) Internet
2 11 (0.69%) Intranet
3 5 (0.31%) FTP
4 4 (0.25%) HTTP
4 4 (0.25%) SMS
5 3 (0.19%) SNMP
6 2 (0.12%) Extranet
6 2 (0.12%) Network Security
6 2 (0.12%) SAN
6 2 (0.12%) Skype
6 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.062%) DNS
7 1 (0.062%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.062%) Profibus
7 1 (0.062%) Softphone
7 1 (0.062%) VoIP
7 1 (0.062%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 972 (60.56%) SQL Server
2 607 (37.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 438 (27.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 326 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
5 261 (16.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 209 (13.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 166 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 140 (8.72%) SQL Server 2014
9 95 (5.92%) Oracle Database
10 88 (5.48%) Relational Database
11 68 (4.24%) SQL Server 2005
12 65 (4.05%) Power BI
13 47 (2.93%) QlikView
14 46 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
15 45 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 37 (2.31%) NoSQL
17 36 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
18 35 (2.18%) BusinessObjects
19 33 (2.06%) Big Data
19 33 (2.06%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 101 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 90 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 63 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 42 (2.62%) Subversion
5 29 (1.81%) NUnit
6 27 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
7 26 (1.62%) JIRA
8 15 (0.93%) Cucumber
8 15 (0.93%) JUnit
8 15 (0.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 14 (0.87%) Jenkins
10 12 (0.75%) Toad
11 11 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
11 11 (0.69%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.62%) Moq
12 10 (0.62%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (0.56%) Maven
14 8 (0.50%) Grunt
15 7 (0.44%) gulp
15 7 (0.44%) MSTest
General
1 374 (23.30%) Finance
2 163 (10.16%) Banking
3 54 (3.36%) Investment Banking
4 51 (3.18%) Front Office
5 50 (3.12%) Back Office
6 43 (2.68%) Retail
7 32 (1.99%) Advertising
8 28 (1.74%) Marketing
9 22 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.00%) Legal
11 15 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.62%) Games
14 8 (0.50%) Electronics
15 7 (0.44%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.25%) Automotive
17 4 (0.25%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.25%) General Ledger
17 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (36.70%) .NET
2 249 (15.51%) ASP.NET
3 158 (9.84%) .NET Framework
3 158 (9.84%) HTML
4 131 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 122 (7.60%) CSS
6 112 (6.98%) jQuery
7 104 (6.48%) XML
8 97 (6.04%) Web Services
9 95 (5.92%) Entity Framework
10 92 (5.73%) WCF
11 87 (5.42%) AngularJS
12 63 (3.93%) ASP.NET Web API
13 55 (3.43%) WPF
14 43 (2.68%) MDX
15 40 (2.49%) JSON
15 40 (2.49%) SOAP
16 36 (2.24%) HTML5
16 36 (2.24%) Spring
17 35 (2.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.05%) Visualisation
3 43 (2.68%) NHS
4 38 (2.37%) Data Integration
5 29 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 27 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 26 (1.62%) Inversion of Control
8 25 (1.56%) Derivative
9 23 (1.43%) Fixed Income
9 23 (1.43%) Replication
10 20 (1.25%) Equities
10 20 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (0.93%) Fintech
12 14 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 14 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 14 (0.87%) User Experience
13 13 (0.81%) Data Extraction
14 10 (0.62%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (5.42%) Windows
2 70 (4.36%) Unix
3 62 (3.86%) Linux
4 14 (0.87%) Android
5 12 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 9 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.12%) AIX
8 2 (0.12%) Solaris
8 2 (0.12%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.062%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.062%) MVS
9 1 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (24.98%) Business Intelligence
2 385 (23.99%) Agile Software Development
3 312 (19.44%) ETL
4 230 (14.33%) MVC
5 144 (8.97%) TDD
6 120 (7.48%) Data Modelling
7 119 (7.41%) Migration
8 103 (6.42%) Scrum
9 91 (5.67%) Unit Testing
10 78 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
11 72 (4.49%) Analytics
11 72 (4.49%) Kimball Methodology
11 72 (4.49%) SDLC
12 71 (4.42%) Web Development
13 66 (4.11%) OO
14 53 (3.30%) Data Analysis
15 51 (3.18%) Data Migration
16 49 (3.05%) Software Engineering
17 44 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (2.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1468 (91.46%) SQL
2 547 (34.08%) C#
3 464 (28.91%) T-SQL
4 242 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 195 (12.15%) PL/SQL
6 159 (9.91%) Java
7 82 (5.11%) VBA
8 74 (4.61%) VB.NET
9 53 (3.30%) VB
10 44 (2.74%) C++
10 44 (2.74%) Python
11 35 (2.18%) Shell Script
12 26 (1.62%) C
12 26 (1.62%) Perl
12 26 (1.62%) PowerShell
13 20 (1.25%) PHP
14 19 (1.18%) VB6
15 11 (0.69%) Apex Code
16 10 (0.62%) R
17 9 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 67 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 58 (3.61%) Degree
3 44 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.37%) PhD
7 4 (0.25%) MCITP
8 3 (0.19%) MCAD
8 3 (0.19%) MCSD
8 3 (0.19%) MCTS
8 3 (0.19%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.12%) MCP
10 1 (0.062%) CISSP
10 1 (0.062%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.062%) HND
10 1 (0.062%) ISEB
10 1 (0.062%) MCDBA
10 1 (0.062%) SANS
10 1 (0.062%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.05%) QA
2 17 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 13 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.37%) Basel III
5 5 (0.31%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.25%) EMIR
6 4 (0.25%) MiFID
7 3 (0.19%) GAAP
8 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.12%) HL7
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.062%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.062%) COREP
9 1 (0.062%) DICOM
9 1 (0.062%) FINREP
9 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.062%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (0.62%) Docker
2 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.062%) HDFS
4 1 (0.062%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.062%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (0.25%) Control-M
1 4 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.19%) SCOM
3 2 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.062%) Ambari
4 1 (0.062%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.062%) Grafana
4 1 (0.062%) Kibana
4 1 (0.062%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.062%) logstash
4 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.062%) StatsD
4 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 398 (24.80%) Microsoft
2 281 (17.51%) Oracle
3 49 (3.05%) Tableau
4 41 (2.55%) SAP
5 29 (1.81%) Teradata
6 25 (1.56%) Cognos
7 23 (1.43%) Sybase
8 22 (1.37%) Netezza
9 19 (1.18%) Informatica
10 16 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.93%) Bloomberg
12 13 (0.81%) Greenplum
12 13 (0.81%) Vertica
13 11 (0.69%) Talend
14 10 (0.62%) Adobe
15 9 (0.56%) Google
16 8 (0.50%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.50%) Xamarin
17 7 (0.44%) RedGate
17 7 (0.44%) Reuters
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: 51 minutes ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 Per Day
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Earlston, Berwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £13 - £20 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hove, East Sussex
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £280 - 300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago