The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 23 June 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 Developer
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 50 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.33% 2.58% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 2.73% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 9
Median daily rate £294 £370 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.60% +27.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £468 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +20.68%  

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 586 769 734
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 95.44% 94.47% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 542 485
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 35
Median hourly rate £15.64 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.86% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Birmingham

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (16.67%) Advertising
7 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
7 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (8.33%) Power BI
6 1 (8.33%) QlikView
6 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (8.33%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (8.33%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) SOLID
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Informatica
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
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