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 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
UK
Rank 175 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -10
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 666 1025 1031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.49% 1.97% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.08% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 784 753
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £40.75 £51.00 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.09% +48.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £42.10 £22.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.70 £60.62 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £55.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-26.98% +55.02%

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 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -51 621 £393 +4.80% 320
London -35 297 £450 - 132
South East +8 142 £363 +3.57% 52
City of London +11 71 £441 -0.84% 29
Yorkshire -8 49 £348 -0.57% 22
South West -21 42 £325 -13.33% 10
North West -8 33 £325 +1.96% 48
Berkshire +21 32 £414 +3.43% 5
West Midlands -32 29 £338 +3.84% 26
West Yorkshire -13 28 £350 -7.28% 12
Leeds -16 27 £345 -9.21% 7
Scotland +14 24 £325 -13.33% 6
Surrey +1 22 £363 -14.70% 4
Oxfordshire +13 21 £400 -8.57% 12
Kent -9 20 £363 +16.00% 9
Bristol -14 19 £338 -3.57% 1
Reading +18 16 £450 +8.43%
Hampshire +5 15 £358 +10.00% 11
Manchester +4 15 £325 +11.11% 25
East Midlands 0 15 £300 - 12
Edinburgh +16 13 £315 -16.00% 5
South Yorkshire +8 13 £331 +10.41% 7
East of England -48 13 £325 -7.14% 17
Oxford +11 11 £450 - 7
Buckinghamshire -2 11 £315 -24.77% 3
Gloucestershire +6 10 £275 -43.58% 2
Birmingham -13 9 £365 +12.30% 7
Glasgow +9 8 £400 +21.21%
West Sussex -3 8 £401 +39.56% 6
Cirencester - 8 £275 -

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1366 (91.49%) SQL
2 881 (59.01%) SQL Server
3 554 (37.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 513 (34.36%) .NET
5 497 (33.29%) C#
6 415 (27.80%) T-SQL
7 409 (27.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 381 (25.52%) Business Intelligence
9 380 (25.45%) Microsoft
10 370 (24.78%) Finance
10 370 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
11 307 (20.56%) Data Warehouse
12 294 (19.69%) ETL
12 294 (19.69%) Oracle
13 241 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 229 (15.34%) JavaScript
15 211 (14.13%) ASP.NET
16 208 (13.93%) MVC
17 194 (12.99%) PL/SQL
18 193 (12.93%) SQL Server 2012
19 168 (11.25%) Banking
20 159 (10.65%) MS Excel
21 151 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
22 150 (10.05%) HTML
23 137 (9.18%) Java
23 137 (9.18%) .NET Framework
24 126 (8.44%) SQL Server 2014
25 121 (8.10%) Migration
26 117 (7.84%) TDD
27 116 (7.77%) Data Modelling

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 50 (3.35%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.21%) IIS
3 18 (1.21%) SAS
4 14 (0.94%) CMS
5 12 (0.80%) Confluence
5 12 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 10 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.40%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.33%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.33%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.27%) Tuxedo
12 3 (0.20%) Apache
12 3 (0.20%) Drupal
12 3 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 159 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.74%) MS Office
3 11 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.20%) SPSS
7 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.33%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.27%) Temenos T24
6 4 (0.27%) Workday HCM
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.20%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.20%) Shopify
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.067%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.067%) Exstream
9 1 (0.067%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.067%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.33%) GitHub
4 5 (0.33%) PaaS
5 4 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (0.27%) IaaS
6 3 (0.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) Boomi
7 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.13%) Slack
7 2 (0.13%) Trello
8 1 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.067%) AWS Data Pipeline
8 1 (0.067%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.067%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.067%) CallidusCloud
8 1 (0.067%) iTunes
8 1 (0.067%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.74%) Intranet
2 9 (0.60%) Internet
3 5 (0.33%) FTP
4 3 (0.20%) HTTP
4 3 (0.20%) SMS
5 2 (0.13%) Extranet
5 2 (0.13%) Skype
5 2 (0.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.067%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.067%) LDAP
6 1 (0.067%) Network Security
6 1 (0.067%) Profibus
6 1 (0.067%) SMTP
6 1 (0.067%) SNMP
6 1 (0.067%) SSH
6 1 (0.067%) SSL
6 1 (0.067%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 881 (59.01%) SQL Server
2 554 (37.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 409 (27.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 307 (20.56%) Data Warehouse
5 241 (16.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 193 (12.93%) SQL Server 2012
7 151 (10.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 126 (8.44%) SQL Server 2014
9 107 (7.17%) Oracle Database
10 90 (6.03%) Relational Database
11 64 (4.29%) Power BI
12 60 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
13 54 (3.62%) QlikView
14 45 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
14 45 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
15 37 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
15 37 (2.48%) RDBMS
16 35 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
17 29 (1.94%) MS Access
17 29 (1.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 108 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (5.63%) Visual Studio
3 56 (3.75%) Git (software)
4 45 (3.01%) Subversion
5 31 (2.08%) JIRA
6 30 (2.01%) NUnit
7 22 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (1.34%) Moq
9 14 (0.94%) Jenkins
10 13 (0.87%) Cucumber
11 12 (0.80%) JUnit
11 12 (0.80%) ReSharper
11 12 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 10 (0.67%) Maven
12 10 (0.67%) MSBuild
12 10 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (0.67%) Toad
13 9 (0.60%) Grunt
14 8 (0.54%) MSTest
14 8 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 370 (24.78%) Finance
2 168 (11.25%) Banking
3 50 (3.35%) Front Office
4 46 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.61%) Retail
6 34 (2.28%) Back Office
7 28 (1.88%) Marketing
8 27 (1.81%) Advertising
9 16 (1.07%) Legal
9 16 (1.07%) Telecoms
10 14 (0.94%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.54%) Electronics
12 8 (0.54%) Games
13 5 (0.33%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.33%) Retail Banking
14 4 (0.27%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.20%) Automotive
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 513 (34.36%) .NET
2 211 (14.13%) ASP.NET
3 150 (10.05%) HTML
4 137 (9.18%) .NET Framework
5 115 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 112 (7.50%) jQuery
7 109 (7.30%) CSS
8 99 (6.63%) XML
9 97 (6.50%) Entity Framework
10 90 (6.03%) Web Services
11 88 (5.89%) WCF
12 81 (5.43%) AngularJS
13 69 (4.62%) WPF
14 60 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (2.95%) HTML5
16 42 (2.81%) MDX
17 38 (2.55%) Ajax
17 38 (2.55%) SOAP
18 35 (2.34%) JSON
18 35 (2.34%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (2.28%) NHS
3 30 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 30 (2.01%) Fixed Income
4 23 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 20 (1.34%) Data Structures
6 20 (1.34%) Derivative
6 20 (1.34%) Equities
7 16 (1.07%) Replication
8 14 (0.94%) Fintech
9 13 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 10 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.54%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.54%) User Experience
12 7 (0.47%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.33%) AS400
14 5 (0.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 87 (5.83%) Unix
2 80 (5.36%) Windows
3 75 (5.02%) Linux
4 12 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 10 (0.67%) Android
6 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.27%) AIX
9 2 (0.13%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.13%) Solaris
9 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.067%) MVS
10 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (25.52%) Business Intelligence
2 370 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 294 (19.69%) ETL
4 208 (13.93%) MVC
5 121 (8.10%) Migration
6 117 (7.84%) TDD
7 116 (7.77%) Data Modelling
8 89 (5.96%) Unit Testing
9 84 (5.63%) Kimball Methodology
9 84 (5.63%) SDLC
10 81 (5.43%) Scrum
11 79 (5.29%) Performance Tuning
12 74 (4.96%) Analytics
13 54 (3.62%) OO
14 53 (3.55%) Data Migration
15 52 (3.48%) Web Development
16 49 (3.28%) Data Analysis
16 49 (3.28%) Software Engineering
17 47 (3.15%) Visualisation
18 44 (2.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1366 (91.49%) SQL
2 497 (33.29%) C#
3 415 (27.80%) T-SQL
4 229 (15.34%) JavaScript
5 194 (12.99%) PL/SQL
6 137 (9.18%) Java
7 77 (5.16%) VBA
8 68 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 56 (3.75%) Shell Script
10 46 (3.08%) Python
11 42 (2.81%) C++
12 41 (2.75%) VB
13 29 (1.94%) Perl
14 27 (1.81%) PowerShell
15 21 (1.41%) C
16 19 (1.27%) PHP
17 16 (1.07%) R
18 15 (1.00%) VB6
19 11 (0.74%) Apex Code
20 10 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 59 (3.95%) Degree
2 54 (3.62%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.40%) MCITP
6 6 (0.40%) PhD
7 5 (0.33%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.33%) MCTS
8 3 (0.20%) MCAD
8 3 (0.20%) MCSD
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.20%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.13%) CFA
10 1 (0.067%) CISSP
10 1 (0.067%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.067%) ISEB
10 1 (0.067%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.067%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.88%) QA
2 19 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.47%) Basel III
5 5 (0.33%) CRD IV
6 4 (0.27%) EMIR
6 4 (0.27%) MiFID
6 4 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.20%) HL7
7 3 (0.20%) SLA
8 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) IFRS
8 2 (0.13%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.067%) Basel II
9 1 (0.067%) COREP
9 1 (0.067%) DICOM
9 1 (0.067%) FINREP
9 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.067%) PMO
9 1 (0.067%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (0.60%) Docker
2 6 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.067%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (0.47%) Control-M
2 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.067%) Ansible
3 1 (0.067%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.067%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.067%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.067%) Puppet
3 1 (0.067%) SCOM
3 1 (0.067%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 380 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 294 (19.69%) Oracle
3 46 (3.08%) Tableau
4 26 (1.74%) SAP
5 23 (1.54%) Teradata
6 22 (1.47%) Netezza
7 21 (1.41%) Sybase
8 16 (1.07%) Bloomberg
8 16 (1.07%) Informatica
9 14 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.87%) Greenplum
10 13 (0.87%) Vertica
11 11 (0.74%) Cognos
11 11 (0.74%) RedGate
12 8 (0.54%) Ab Initio
12 8 (0.54%) Google
12 8 (0.54%) Talend
12 8 (0.54%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.47%) IBM
13 7 (0.47%) Reuters
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Blues Point Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page International
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £350 - 375 per day + Immediate start available
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + 6 month term initailly
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Caspian One Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mane Contract Services Limited
Rate: £350 - £430 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago