The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 - 47
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.08% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 265 291 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 95.67% 95.10% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 195 301
Median daily rate £443 £438 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.14% -2.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 25
Median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Bedfordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Bedfordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Bedfordshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Luton - 3 £350 -
SQL Developer
East of England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) Blockchain
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 3 (42.86%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) MVC
1 5 (71.43%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript