The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 75 113 109
Rank change year-on-year +38 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 26 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.40% 0.53% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 0.57% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 16
Median daily rate £420 £408 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.06% +1.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £521
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 Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1727 2278 2702
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.56% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 794 1177 1385
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £26.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.75% +53.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Berkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Berkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Berkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Berkshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Reading +22 15 £450 +10.42%
Maidenhead - 3 £325 -
Slough +9 2 £425 +240.00% 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
SQL Developer
South East

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Berkshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 46 (80.70%) SQL
2 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
3 30 (52.63%) .NET
4 26 (45.61%) C#
5 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (31.58%) Finance
7 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
7 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (26.32%) Oracle
8 15 (26.32%) ETL
8 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
9 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
10 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
12 10 (17.54%) MVC
13 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
13 9 (15.79%) Windows
13 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
14 8 (14.04%) Web Services
14 8 (14.04%) CRM
14 8 (14.04%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (14.04%) Web Development
14 8 (14.04%) Apex Code
14 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
15 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
15 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
15 7 (12.28%) WCF
15 7 (12.28%) jQuery

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 7 (12.28%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.75%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.02%) IaaS
2 4 (7.02%) PaaS
3 1 (1.75%) CallidusCloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (14.04%) Oracle Database
6 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.51%) Power BI
8 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.75%) MS Access
9 1 (1.75%) MySQL
9 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Moq
2 1 (1.75%) MSTest
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Local Government
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (14.04%) Web Services
4 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 7 (12.28%) jQuery
4 7 (12.28%) WCF
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 4 (7.02%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.02%) XML
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 2 (3.51%) Ajax
8 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (3.51%) MDX
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.75%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.75%) Velocity
9 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) iPad
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) ETL
3 13 (22.81%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.54%) MVC
5 8 (14.04%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Web Development
6 7 (12.28%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) Migration
7 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.53%) SDLC
7 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.77%) ERP
8 5 (8.77%) Front End Development
8 5 (8.77%) Kimball Methodology
9 4 (7.02%) MSF
9 4 (7.02%) Scrum
10 3 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.26%) High Availability
10 3 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (80.70%) SQL
2 26 (45.61%) C#
3 17 (29.82%) JavaScript
4 12 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.04%) Apex Code
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Java
9 1 (1.75%) Delphi
9 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) Callidus
3 1 (1.75%) Marketo
3 1 (1.75%) SAP
3 1 (1.75%) Sony
3 1 (1.75%) Tableau