The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 44 31 49
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 10 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.56% 4.25% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 4.49% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 7
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £371
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 Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 617 601 647
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.41% 94.65% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 370 403
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 26
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £26.00
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 Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Birmingham

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Birmingham

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Birmingham

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Birmingham

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Birmingham region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (35.00%) MVC
4 7 (35.00%) ETL
4 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (30.00%) C#
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 2 (10.00%) Advertising
9 2 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.00%) Informatica
9 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (10.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (5.00%) Data Lake
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP
7 1 (5.00%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (5.00%) Power BI
7 1 (5.00%) QlikView
7 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.00%) Moq
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) jQuery
6 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.00%) WCF
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) ETL
2 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Analytics
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
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