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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Developer
Rank 161 88 116
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +28
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 861 1318 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 2.31% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.44% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 1001 701
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 £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £19.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £80.00 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -63 808 £365 -1.81% 340
London -61 336 £425 -2.85% 106
South East -19 142 £360 +6.66% 58
North West -22 79 £313 -3.84% 57
City of London -29 68 £425 -5.55% 32
Yorkshire -34 66 £350 +7.69% 27
West Midlands -30 53 £356 +18.75% 22
South West -42 53 £325 - 24
West Yorkshire -29 48 £350 +7.69% 24
East of England +6 38 £350 -6.66% 24
Manchester -15 38 £330 +1.53% 28
East Midlands -7 34 £313 -0.79% 19
Scotland -46 32 £350 -3.78% 6
Leeds -39 29 £355 +9.23% 17
Surrey 0 26 £400 +25.49% 15
Cheshire -1 25 £306 -5.76% 16
West Sussex +3 22 £365 +10.18% 2
Birmingham +2 22 £325 - 8
Hampshire -1 22 £323 +4.03% 15
Oxfordshire -3 21 £355 -16.47% 5
Bristol -10 19 £345 -4.82% 7
Oxford -13 18 £350 -15.15% 3
Leicestershire +17 16 £280 -8.94% 10
Wiltshire -8 16 £325 -
Buckinghamshire +16 14 £350 - 4
Swindon +11 13 £315 -20.00%
Berkshire +6 13 £450 +38.46% 10
South Yorkshire -7 13 £365 +21.66% 1
Milton Keynes +18 12 £375 -3.22% 2
Hertfordshire +15 12 £500 +39.86% 6

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1718 (91.82%) SQL
2 1108 (59.22%) SQL Server
3 684 (36.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 629 (33.62%) .NET
5 603 (32.23%) C#
6 519 (27.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 517 (27.63%) Finance
8 515 (27.53%) T-SQL
9 441 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
10 407 (21.75%) ETL
11 403 (21.54%) Oracle
12 394 (21.06%) Microsoft
13 380 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
14 352 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
15 329 (17.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 277 (14.80%) PL/SQL
17 270 (14.43%) ASP.NET
18 268 (14.32%) JavaScript
19 250 (13.36%) MVC
20 232 (12.40%) Banking
21 227 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008
22 208 (11.12%) HTML
23 192 (10.26%) Java
24 186 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
25 183 (9.78%) Oracle Database
26 175 (9.35%) MS Excel
27 163 (8.71%) Data Modelling
27 163 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
28 159 (8.50%) XML
29 153 (8.18%) 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 49 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 42 (2.24%) IIS
3 22 (1.18%) CMS
4 21 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 20 (1.07%) WebLogic
6 18 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 13 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.64%) SAS
9 11 (0.59%) Apache Pig
9 11 (0.59%) JBoss
10 10 (0.53%) Apache
10 10 (0.53%) Jetty
11 8 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.32%) Liferay
12 6 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.32%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 175 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.71%) MS Office
3 13 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.27%) MS Project
6 4 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.37%) Beauchamp
3 6 (0.32%) RMDS
3 6 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.11%) Cognos Planning
7 2 (0.11%) Global One
7 2 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.11%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.11%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.053%) Markit EDM
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 41 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.37%) SaaS
4 5 (0.27%) IaaS
4 5 (0.27%) PaaS
5 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.11%) GitHub
6 1 (0.053%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.053%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.053%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.053%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (0.96%) HTTP
2 10 (0.53%) Internet
3 9 (0.48%) Network Security
4 7 (0.37%) SSL
5 5 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 4 (0.21%) SNMP
7 3 (0.16%) SMS
8 2 (0.11%) Firewall
8 2 (0.11%) LDAP
9 1 (0.053%) Broadband
9 1 (0.053%) DHCP
9 1 (0.053%) DNS
9 1 (0.053%) DVB
9 1 (0.053%) FTP
9 1 (0.053%) SAN
9 1 (0.053%) Softphone
9 1 (0.053%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.053%) VoIP
9 1 (0.053%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1108 (59.22%) SQL Server
2 684 (36.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 519 (27.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 380 (20.31%) Data Warehouse
5 329 (17.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 227 (12.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 186 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 183 (9.78%) Oracle Database
9 106 (5.67%) Relational Database
10 105 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
11 100 (5.34%) SQL Server 2014
12 71 (3.79%) NoSQL
13 68 (3.63%) Oracle Reports
14 66 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
15 57 (3.05%) Big Data
16 55 (2.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 55 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
17 54 (2.89%) OLAP
18 51 (2.73%) QlikView
19 50 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 133 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 129 (6.89%) Visual Studio
3 61 (3.26%) Oracle Forms
4 44 (2.35%) Subversion
5 29 (1.55%) NUnit
6 27 (1.44%) Git (software)
6 27 (1.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 22 (1.18%) Toad
8 21 (1.12%) Maven
9 20 (1.07%) JUnit
10 19 (1.02%) JIRA
11 18 (0.96%) TeamCity
12 17 (0.91%) Jenkins
13 15 (0.80%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
13 15 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 14 (0.75%) Ant
15 11 (0.59%) Moq
16 9 (0.48%) Selenium
17 8 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 517 (27.63%) Finance
2 232 (12.40%) Banking
3 66 (3.53%) Investment Banking
4 62 (3.31%) Retail
5 56 (2.99%) Front Office
6 45 (2.41%) Back Office
7 40 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 39 (2.08%) Marketing
9 26 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 17 (0.91%) Advertising
10 17 (0.91%) Legal
11 12 (0.64%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.48%) Law
13 9 (0.48%) Publishing
14 7 (0.37%) Electronics
15 4 (0.21%) Games
16 3 (0.16%) Automotive
16 3 (0.16%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 629 (33.62%) .NET
2 270 (14.43%) ASP.NET
3 208 (11.12%) HTML
4 159 (8.50%) XML
5 153 (8.18%) Web Services
6 148 (7.91%) jQuery
7 144 (7.70%) CSS
8 138 (7.38%) .NET Framework
9 120 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 111 (5.93%) AngularJS
11 97 (5.18%) WCF
12 82 (4.38%) Entity Framework
12 82 (4.38%) HTML5
13 72 (3.85%) MDX
14 55 (2.94%) RESTful
15 48 (2.57%) JSON
16 46 (2.46%) REST
17 44 (2.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 43 (2.30%) WPF
19 42 (2.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.26%) Derivative
3 52 (2.78%) Replication
4 51 (2.73%) NHS
5 41 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 38 (2.03%) Management Information System
7 36 (1.92%) Visualisation
8 34 (1.82%) Algorithms
8 34 (1.82%) Data Integration
9 32 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 31 (1.66%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.55%) Fixed Income
12 28 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 28 (1.50%) Inversion of Control
13 25 (1.34%) Data Structures
13 25 (1.34%) Equities
14 23 (1.23%) Credit Risk
15 18 (0.96%) Market Risk
15 18 (0.96%) N-Tier
16 14 (0.75%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 110 (5.88%) Unix
2 87 (4.65%) Windows
3 76 (4.06%) Linux
4 14 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.27%) Android
6 5 (0.27%) 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 (0.053%) MVS
10 1 (0.053%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.053%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
2 407 (21.75%) ETL
3 352 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 250 (13.36%) MVC
5 163 (8.71%) Data Modelling
5 163 (8.71%) Performance Tuning
6 143 (7.64%) Migration
7 120 (6.41%) TDD
8 112 (5.99%) Scrum
9 97 (5.18%) Unit Testing
10 85 (4.54%) SDLC
10 85 (4.54%) Web Development
11 84 (4.49%) Data Migration
12 75 (4.01%) Software Engineering
13 68 (3.63%) Kimball Methodology
13 68 (3.63%) OO
14 67 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
15 63 (3.37%) Analytics
16 58 (3.10%) ETL Development
17 57 (3.05%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1718 (91.82%) SQL
2 603 (32.23%) C#
3 515 (27.53%) T-SQL
4 277 (14.80%) PL/SQL
5 268 (14.32%) JavaScript
6 192 (10.26%) Java
7 119 (6.36%) VBA
8 78 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 71 (3.79%) VB
10 63 (3.37%) C++
11 61 (3.26%) Python
12 51 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 49 (2.62%) PowerShell
14 46 (2.46%) C
15 31 (1.66%) PHP
16 25 (1.34%) Perl
17 24 (1.28%) VBScript
18 20 (1.07%) VB6
19 15 (0.80%) Scala
20 12 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 79 (4.22%) Degree
3 42 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 17 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.32%) MCITP
8 4 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.21%) MCSD
8 4 (0.21%) MCSE
8 4 (0.21%) MCTS
8 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.16%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
9 3 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.11%) MCP
10 2 (0.11%) MCSA
11 1 (0.053%) HNC
11 1 (0.053%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 37 (1.98%) QA
3 25 (1.34%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.86%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.32%) SLA
6 3 (0.16%) GAAP
6 3 (0.16%) HL7
6 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.11%) Basel II
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.053%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.053%) IAS 39
8 1 (0.053%) MiFID
System Software
1 16 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.16%) Docker
4 2 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.48%) Control-M
2 7 (0.37%) SCCM
3 4 (0.21%) SCOM
3 4 (0.21%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.16%) Kibana
4 3 (0.16%) logstash
4 3 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.16%) Puppet
4 3 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.053%) Ansible
6 1 (0.053%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.053%) Grafana
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.053%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.053%) StatsD
Vendors
1 403 (21.54%) Oracle
2 394 (21.06%) Microsoft
3 42 (2.24%) Tableau
4 34 (1.82%) SAP
5 32 (1.71%) Cognos
6 28 (1.50%) Teradata
7 24 (1.28%) Informatica
8 18 (0.96%) IBM
9 16 (0.86%) Sybase
10 12 (0.64%) Splunk
10 12 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 11 (0.59%) Reuters
12 10 (0.53%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.48%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.48%) Zend
14 6 (0.32%) Cloudera
14 6 (0.32%) DevExpress
14 6 (0.32%) HP
14 6 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (0.32%) Talend
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £275 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Liverpool
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £300 to £350 a day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Wallington, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago