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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Developer
Rank 138 97 113
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 984 1265 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.81% 2.16% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.28% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 957 747
Median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £33.25 £37.51 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% +0.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.26 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £67.50 £127.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -12.00%

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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -38 927 £375 - 316
London -55 368 £440 +1.14% 111
South East -7 145 £350 +3.70% 47
North West +5 96 £325 -7.14% 52
Yorkshire -4 83 £355 +9.23% 33
South West -14 77 £320 -3.39% 16
City of London -33 70 £425 -8.10% 27
West Midlands -10 64 £325 +8.33% 12
West Yorkshire -16 54 £355 +9.23% 21
East of England +10 43 £375 +3.80% 22
Manchester -1 41 £330 +1.53% 31
Scotland -30 40 £330 -5.71% 8
Cheshire +8 37 £313 -11.66% 11
Leeds -20 35 £375 +15.38% 16
East Midlands -11 31 £325 +0.77% 19
West Sussex +14 25 £358 +7.92% 3
Hampshire -1 24 £318 +2.41% 10
Surrey -8 23 £400 +23.07% 11
Bristol -20 23 £325 -5.45% 4
South Yorkshire +17 22 £353 +6.01% 6
Berkshire +12 20 £350 +7.69% 3
Birmingham -4 20 £300 -11.11% 4
Warrington +25 19 £325 -9.09%
Hertfordshire +19 19 £400 +17.64% 6
Sheffield +7 17 £365 +4.28% 3
Devon +13 16 £275 -21.42% 4
North East -14 16 £353 +8.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £375 +7.14% 6
Exeter +10 15 £275 -24.13% 4
Coventry -11 14 £333 +10.83% 2

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 1724 (92.39%) SQL
2 1111 (59.54%) SQL Server
3 674 (36.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 644 (34.51%) .NET
5 616 (33.01%) C#
6 502 (26.90%) T-SQL
7 489 (26.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 480 (25.72%) Finance
9 426 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
10 399 (21.38%) ETL
11 395 (21.17%) Oracle
12 377 (20.20%) Microsoft
13 368 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
14 353 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
15 310 (16.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 281 (15.06%) JavaScript
17 280 (15.01%) ASP.NET
18 274 (14.68%) PL/SQL
19 261 (13.99%) MVC
20 221 (11.84%) HTML
21 219 (11.74%) Banking
22 216 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
23 199 (10.66%) Java
24 190 (10.18%) SQL Server 2012
25 171 (9.16%) MS Excel
25 171 (9.16%) Oracle Database
26 159 (8.52%) jQuery
27 149 (7.98%) Data Modelling
27 149 (7.98%) XML
28 145 (7.77%) Web Services

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 56 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.14%) IIS
3 23 (1.23%) CMS
4 21 (1.13%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.13%) Tomcat
4 21 (1.13%) WebLogic
5 20 (1.07%) SAS
6 17 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.64%) JBoss
9 11 (0.59%) Apache
10 10 (0.54%) Jetty
10 10 (0.54%) NServiceBus
11 9 (0.48%) Umbraco
12 8 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
13 7 (0.38%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
14 6 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 171 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.82%) MS Office
3 16 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.16%) MS Project
7 2 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.38%) Beauchamp
3 6 (0.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 6 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.21%) RMDS
6 3 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.054%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.054%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.054%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 45 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.38%) SaaS
4 5 (0.27%) IaaS
4 5 (0.27%) PaaS
5 3 (0.16%) GitHub
5 3 (0.16%) Office 365
6 2 (0.11%) Slack
7 1 (0.054%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.054%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.054%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.054%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.054%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.054%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.91%) HTTP
2 12 (0.64%) Internet
3 9 (0.48%) Network Security
4 7 (0.38%) SSL
5 5 (0.27%) SNMP
6 4 (0.21%) SMS
7 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.16%) SAN
8 2 (0.11%) DNS
8 2 (0.11%) Firewall
9 1 (0.054%) Broadband
9 1 (0.054%) DHCP
9 1 (0.054%) DVB
9 1 (0.054%) FTP
9 1 (0.054%) Intranet
9 1 (0.054%) Softphone
9 1 (0.054%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.054%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1111 (59.54%) SQL Server
2 674 (36.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 489 (26.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 353 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 310 (16.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 216 (11.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 190 (10.18%) SQL Server 2012
8 171 (9.16%) Oracle Database
9 110 (5.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 108 (5.79%) Relational Database
11 95 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
12 80 (4.29%) NoSQL
13 64 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
14 59 (3.16%) Oracle Reports
15 53 (2.84%) Power BI
16 51 (2.73%) Big Data
17 50 (2.68%) Oracle Database 12c
17 50 (2.68%) QlikView
18 48 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
19 47 (2.52%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 135 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 104 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
4 48 (2.57%) Subversion
5 40 (2.14%) Git (software)
6 35 (1.88%) NUnit
7 27 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 22 (1.18%) JUnit
8 22 (1.18%) TeamCity
8 22 (1.18%) Toad
9 21 (1.13%) JIRA
10 20 (1.07%) Maven
11 18 (0.96%) Jenkins
12 16 (0.86%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.80%) Ant
14 14 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
15 13 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 11 (0.59%) Moq
17 10 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
18 9 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 480 (25.72%) Finance
2 219 (11.74%) Banking
3 65 (3.48%) Retail
4 64 (3.43%) Investment Banking
5 51 (2.73%) Back Office
6 46 (2.47%) Front Office
7 37 (1.98%) Marketing
8 30 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.13%) Advertising
11 15 (0.80%) Legal
12 10 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.43%) Publishing
13 8 (0.43%) Telecoms
14 7 (0.38%) Games
15 6 (0.32%) Law
16 5 (0.27%) Automotive
16 5 (0.27%) Billing
17 4 (0.21%) Electronics
17 4 (0.21%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 644 (34.51%) .NET
2 280 (15.01%) ASP.NET
3 221 (11.84%) HTML
4 159 (8.52%) jQuery
5 149 (7.98%) XML
6 145 (7.77%) Web Services
7 140 (7.50%) CSS
8 136 (7.29%) .NET Framework
9 121 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC
10 99 (5.31%) AngularJS
11 95 (5.09%) WCF
12 84 (4.50%) HTML5
13 69 (3.70%) Entity Framework
14 57 (3.05%) MDX
15 56 (3.00%) RESTful
16 50 (2.68%) JSON
17 49 (2.63%) REST
18 48 (2.57%) Spring
19 47 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
20 45 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 104 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (2.73%) Derivative
3 47 (2.52%) NHS
4 40 (2.14%) Replication
5 36 (1.93%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.88%) Visualisation
7 34 (1.82%) Data Integration
7 34 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
8 32 (1.71%) Mathematics
9 31 (1.66%) Algorithms
10 30 (1.61%) Management Information System
11 25 (1.34%) Credit Risk
11 25 (1.34%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.34%) Hedge funds
12 21 (1.13%) Fixed Income
13 19 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 19 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 18 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (0.96%) User Experience
15 14 (0.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 103 (5.52%) Unix
2 94 (5.04%) Windows
3 76 (4.07%) Linux
4 13 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.59%) Android
6 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.21%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.21%) Solaris
8 3 (0.16%) HPUX
8 3 (0.16%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.11%) zOS
10 1 (0.054%) MVS
10 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.054%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.054%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (22.83%) Business Intelligence
2 399 (21.38%) ETL
3 368 (19.72%) Agile Software Development
4 261 (13.99%) MVC
5 149 (7.98%) Data Modelling
6 145 (7.77%) Migration
7 142 (7.61%) TDD
8 135 (7.23%) Performance Tuning
9 131 (7.02%) Scrum
10 102 (5.47%) Web Development
11 101 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 84 (4.50%) Data Migration
13 79 (4.23%) SDLC
14 73 (3.91%) OO
15 72 (3.86%) Continuous Integration
16 68 (3.64%) Software Engineering
17 66 (3.54%) Analytics
18 60 (3.22%) ETL Development
18 60 (3.22%) Kimball Methodology
19 51 (2.73%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1724 (92.39%) SQL
2 616 (33.01%) C#
3 502 (26.90%) T-SQL
4 281 (15.06%) JavaScript
5 274 (14.68%) PL/SQL
6 199 (10.66%) Java
7 116 (6.22%) VBA
8 84 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 68 (3.64%) VB
10 63 (3.38%) C++
11 52 (2.79%) Python
12 47 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 46 (2.47%) C
13 46 (2.47%) PowerShell
14 25 (1.34%) Perl
15 24 (1.29%) PHP
16 19 (1.02%) VB6
17 16 (0.86%) VBScript
18 15 (0.80%) Scala
19 13 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 91 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 71 (3.80%) Degree
3 54 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 15 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.32%) MCITP
8 4 (0.21%) MCTS
8 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.16%) MCP
9 3 (0.16%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.054%) HNC
11 1 (0.054%) HND
11 1 (0.054%) MCSD
11 1 (0.054%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (2.25%) QA
2 31 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 23 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 7 (0.38%) SLA
6 4 (0.21%) GAAP
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 14001
6 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.054%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.054%) Basel II
8 1 (0.054%) HL7
8 1 (0.054%) ISO13485
System Software
1 13 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.16%) Docker
5 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.11%) vSphere
6 1 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.054%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (0.59%) Control-M
2 7 (0.38%) SCCM
3 5 (0.27%) SCOM
4 4 (0.21%) Kibana
4 4 (0.21%) logstash
4 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.21%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.11%) Ansible
6 2 (0.11%) Grafana
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.11%) Puppet
6 2 (0.11%) StatsD
7 1 (0.054%) Ambari
7 1 (0.054%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 395 (21.17%) Oracle
2 377 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 42 (2.25%) Cognos
4 39 (2.09%) SAP
4 39 (2.09%) Tableau
5 30 (1.61%) Teradata
6 26 (1.39%) Informatica
7 18 (0.96%) Sybase
8 13 (0.70%) IBM
9 10 (0.54%) Talend
10 9 (0.48%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.43%) Bloomberg
11 8 (0.43%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.38%) HP
12 7 (0.38%) Reuters
12 7 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.32%) DevExpress
13 6 (0.32%) Microgen
13 6 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.32%) Splunk
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + benefits & holiday allowed
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £150 - £200 per day + Birmingham
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chelmsford
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £610 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £434.99 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £428 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £330 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago