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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Developer
Rank 132 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 999 1404 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.79% 2.47% 2.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 2.61% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 1040 784
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 27
Median hourly rate £45.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.33 £25.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.88 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+29.16% +2.85%

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
53055 53758 51548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32635 31469
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2148 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -42 957 £388 +10.71% 319
London -50 448 £450 +5.88% 109
South East +11 168 £350 +7.69% 56
Yorkshire -13 81 £350 +7.69% 34
North West -34 72 £325 - 39
City of London -16 71 £425 -4.49% 28
South West -34 58 £350 +3.70% 20
West Midlands -21 52 £375 +25.00% 23
West Yorkshire -15 49 £365 +12.30% 23
Kent +11 45 £350 +3.70% 4
Leeds +1 45 £380 +16.92% 14
East Midlands -10 34 £275 -15.38% 11
Cheshire -7 29 £325 - 8
Scotland -63 26 £350 -3.44% 14
Bristol -4 25 £375 +9.89% 10
East of England -8 25 £325 -7.14% 22
Birmingham +15 24 £375 +25.00% 10
East Sussex +13 22 £335 +34.00% 2
Manchester -31 22 £305 -6.15% 21
Surrey -15 21 £388 +3.33% 13
Hampshire -4 20 £375 +25.00% 20
North Yorkshire +17 16 £350 +12.00% 6
West Sussex -7 15 £325 +26.82%
Edinburgh -18 15 £375 - 6
Berkshire -10 14 £400 -18.78% 9
South Yorkshire -22 14 £375 +20.00% 2
North East -25 14 £325 +3.17% 4
Tyne and Wear -26 14 £325 +18.18% 1
Wales -27 13 £390 -10.85% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 13 £325 +3.17% 1

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1762 (88.63%) SQL
2 1215 (61.12%) SQL Server
3 763 (38.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 743 (37.37%) .NET
5 699 (35.16%) C#
6 609 (30.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 577 (29.02%) T-SQL
8 531 (26.71%) Finance
9 466 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
10 459 (23.09%) Microsoft
11 377 (18.96%) Data Warehouse
12 376 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
13 356 (17.91%) ETL
14 347 (17.45%) Oracle
15 345 (17.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 305 (15.34%) MVC
17 293 (14.74%) ASP.NET
17 293 (14.74%) SQL Server 2008
18 255 (12.83%) Banking
19 254 (12.78%) JavaScript
20 230 (11.57%) PL/SQL
21 217 (10.92%) HTML
22 211 (10.61%) MS Excel
23 191 (9.61%) SQL Server 2012
24 173 (8.70%) XML
25 170 (8.55%) .NET Framework
26 166 (8.35%) CSS
27 158 (7.95%) Web Services
28 157 (7.90%) Java
29 153 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC

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 70 (3.52%) SharePoint
2 54 (2.72%) IIS
3 27 (1.36%) CMS
4 19 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 15 (0.75%) JBoss
5 15 (0.75%) Node.js
5 15 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 14 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.65%) Apache
8 11 (0.55%) Apache Pig
8 11 (0.55%) SAS
9 10 (0.50%) Jetty
9 10 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.50%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.40%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.30%) Liferay
Applications
1 211 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.36%) MS Office
3 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.35%) MS Project
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.30%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.30%) Markit EDM
5 6 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.10%) Beauchamp
7 2 (0.10%) Global One
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.10%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.10%) RMDS
8 1 (0.050%) FastStats
8 1 (0.050%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.050%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 40 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.20%) GitHub
3 4 (0.20%) SaaS
4 3 (0.15%) IaaS
5 2 (0.10%) Office 365
6 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.050%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.050%) PaaS
6 1 (0.050%) Route 53
6 1 (0.050%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 15 (0.75%) HTTP
2 12 (0.60%) Internet
3 9 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 7 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.30%) DNS
6 4 (0.20%) Network Security
7 3 (0.15%) LDAP
7 3 (0.15%) Modbus
7 3 (0.15%) SSL
8 2 (0.10%) Firewall
8 2 (0.10%) FTP
8 2 (0.10%) SMTP
8 2 (0.10%) SNMP
9 1 (0.050%) 2G
9 1 (0.050%) 3G
9 1 (0.050%) DHCP
9 1 (0.050%) Extranet
9 1 (0.050%) LTE
9 1 (0.050%) SSH
9 1 (0.050%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1215 (61.12%) SQL Server
2 763 (38.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 609 (30.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 377 (18.96%) Data Warehouse
5 345 (17.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 293 (14.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 191 (9.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 138 (6.94%) Oracle Database
9 92 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
10 85 (4.28%) Relational Database
11 77 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 76 (3.82%) Oracle Reports
13 65 (3.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 64 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 62 (3.12%) Big Data
16 59 (2.97%) NoSQL
17 54 (2.72%) MS Access
18 48 (2.41%) Oracle Database 10g
19 45 (2.26%) OLAP
20 42 (2.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 134 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 104 (5.23%) Visual Studio
3 52 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
4 47 (2.36%) Subversion
5 36 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 32 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 28 (1.41%) JIRA
8 23 (1.16%) Maven
9 18 (0.91%) NUnit
9 18 (0.91%) TeamCity
10 16 (0.80%) Ant
11 15 (0.75%) Moq
12 14 (0.70%) Eclipse
13 13 (0.65%) Jenkins
14 10 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (0.50%) Toad
15 9 (0.45%) JUnit
15 9 (0.45%) Selenium
15 9 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 8 (0.40%) MSTest
General
1 531 (26.71%) Finance
2 255 (12.83%) Banking
3 75 (3.77%) Front Office
3 75 (3.77%) Investment Banking
4 52 (2.62%) Financial Institution
4 52 (2.62%) Marketing
4 52 (2.62%) Retail
5 47 (2.36%) Back Office
6 25 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.01%) Legal
9 17 (0.86%) Advertising
10 13 (0.65%) Electronics
11 9 (0.45%) Law
12 8 (0.40%) International Banking
13 7 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.20%) Automotive
15 4 (0.20%) Games
15 4 (0.20%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 743 (37.37%) .NET
2 293 (14.74%) ASP.NET
3 217 (10.92%) HTML
4 173 (8.70%) XML
5 170 (8.55%) .NET Framework
6 166 (8.35%) CSS
7 158 (7.95%) Web Services
8 153 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 141 (7.09%) WCF
10 135 (6.79%) jQuery
11 101 (5.08%) AngularJS
12 88 (4.43%) Entity Framework
12 88 (4.43%) HTML5
13 68 (3.42%) MDX
14 61 (3.07%) WPF
15 58 (2.92%) REST
16 57 (2.87%) WinForms
17 56 (2.82%) SOAP
18 54 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 48 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 114 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.28%) NHS
3 55 (2.77%) Replication
4 52 (2.62%) Derivative
5 44 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 39 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 36 (1.81%) Fixed Income
8 34 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.51%) Algorithms
9 30 (1.51%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 28 (1.41%) Equities
11 27 (1.36%) Data Extraction
11 27 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 27 (1.36%) N-Tier
12 24 (1.21%) Visualisation
13 23 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 20 (1.01%) Mathematics
15 19 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
16 18 (0.91%) Data Integration
16 18 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 123 (6.19%) Windows
2 109 (5.48%) Unix
3 76 (3.82%) Linux
4 17 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.30%) Solaris
9 4 (0.20%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.10%) Android
11 2 (0.10%) zOS
12 1 (0.050%) MVS
12 1 (0.050%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (23.44%) Business Intelligence
2 376 (18.91%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (17.91%) ETL
4 305 (15.34%) MVC
5 145 (7.29%) Data Modelling
6 142 (7.14%) TDD
7 141 (7.09%) Performance Tuning
8 139 (6.99%) Migration
9 107 (5.38%) Scrum
10 96 (4.83%) Unit Testing
11 92 (4.63%) SDLC
12 91 (4.58%) Web Development
13 86 (4.33%) OO
14 83 (4.18%) Software Engineering
15 75 (3.77%) Data Migration
16 74 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
17 69 (3.47%) Multithreading
18 62 (3.12%) Kimball Methodology
19 61 (3.07%) Analytics
20 53 (2.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1762 (88.63%) SQL
2 699 (35.16%) C#
3 577 (29.02%) T-SQL
4 254 (12.78%) JavaScript
5 230 (11.57%) PL/SQL
6 157 (7.90%) Java
7 111 (5.58%) VBA
8 96 (4.83%) VB.NET
9 76 (3.82%) VB
10 74 (3.72%) C++
11 60 (3.02%) Python
12 54 (2.72%) Shell Script
13 46 (2.31%) C
14 34 (1.71%) PowerShell
15 31 (1.56%) PHP
16 30 (1.51%) Perl
17 29 (1.46%) VBScript
18 18 (0.91%) VB6
19 14 (0.70%) XPath
20 13 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 93 (4.68%) Degree
2 81 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 42 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.75%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.25%) MCSD
8 5 (0.25%) MCSE
9 4 (0.20%) Sun Certification
10 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.10%) MCITP
11 2 (0.10%) MCSA
12 1 (0.050%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.050%) HND
12 1 (0.050%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.050%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.26%) Data Quality
1 45 (2.26%) QA
2 20 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.80%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.20%) MiFID
5 3 (0.15%) Basel II
5 3 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.15%) EMIR
5 3 (0.15%) HL7
5 3 (0.15%) IAS 39
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.050%) COBIT
7 1 (0.050%) GAAP
7 1 (0.050%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.050%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.050%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.15%) Docker
3 3 (0.15%) HDFS
4 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.050%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 7 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.30%) Puppet
3 5 (0.25%) Control-M
4 3 (0.15%) SCOM
5 2 (0.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.10%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.050%) Ansible
6 1 (0.050%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.050%) Grafana
6 1 (0.050%) Kibana
6 1 (0.050%) logstash
6 1 (0.050%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.050%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.050%) Salt
6 1 (0.050%) SCCM
6 1 (0.050%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.050%) StatsD
Vendors
1 459 (23.09%) Microsoft
2 347 (17.45%) Oracle
3 60 (3.02%) Tableau
4 27 (1.36%) SAP
5 22 (1.11%) Teradata
6 21 (1.06%) DevExpress
7 19 (0.96%) Cognos
8 15 (0.75%) IBM
8 15 (0.75%) Informatica
9 14 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 12 (0.60%) Splunk
11 11 (0.55%) Telerik
12 10 (0.50%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.45%) Bloomberg
14 8 (0.40%) Sybase
14 8 (0.40%) Zend
15 6 (0.30%) HP
16 5 (0.25%) MicroStrategy
16 5 (0.25%) RedGate
16 5 (0.25%) Remedy
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Somerset
ZigZag Education
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Spencer Rose
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Palm Mason
Rate: per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
onezeero.
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + negotiable DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Rate: Excellent day rate on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £175 - 275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
MatchesFashion.com
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Computer People
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bluetownonline
Rate: £27716 - £32760 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
London
harringtonstarr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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