Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £467 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 December 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.

SQL Server Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 157 155
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +20
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 19 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.46% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.36% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 10
Berkshire median daily rate £467 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.49% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £381 £324 £320
90th Percentile £500 £413 £435
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £60.62

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3778 3914 4731
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.01% 92.29% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2017 2102 2582
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 175 254
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.88 £15.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% -27.71% +18.57%
10th Percentile £10.56 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £49.20 £47.15
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Berkshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Berkshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in Berkshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Berkshire

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 9 £467 +20.52%
Bracknell +4 5 £400 +6.67% 1
Newbury -2 2 £438 +16.67%
SQL Server Developer
South East

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (73.68%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 7 (36.84%) ETL
6 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Wealth Management
7 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
8 4 (21.05%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) .NET
8 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (15.79%) REST
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
10 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
10 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
10 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) WCF
10 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
10 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
10 2 (10.53%) JavaScript

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (73.68%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (73.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.26%) OLAP
6 1 (5.26%) OLTP
6 1 (5.26%) QlikView
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Investment Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) MDX
4 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) ETL
3 7 (36.84%) Wealth Management
4 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
6 2 (10.53%) Data Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.53%) ETL Development
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (5.26%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) VBA
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
2 2 (10.53%) Tableau