Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SQL Developer
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +12
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.84% 7.50% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 7.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 0
Bedford median daily rate £338 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £315 £400
% change year-on-year +34.92% -21.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedford median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Contract vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 55 80 105
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 88.71% 100.00% 98.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 71
Bedford median daily rate £400 £315 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% -
10th Percentile £160 £125 £263
90th Percentile £506 £500 £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Bedford median hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £11.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.83% +32.51% -62.27%
10th Percentile £15.38 £10.16 £10.50
90th Percentile £27.63 £23.05 £11.33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £12.05
% change year-on-year +30.00% +24.48% -69.88%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Bedford

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Bedford

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedford region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Lambda Expressions
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL