Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 59 52
Rank change year-on-year -28 -7 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 13 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.83% 2.67% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 2.77% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 30
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £295 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.64% -1.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £223 £256 £213
90th Percentile £473 £478 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +59.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Contract vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 1488 1482 1303
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.42% 96.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 944 812
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £396 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.21% +8.56% +4.29%
10th Percentile £216 £225 £210
90th Percentile £524 £550 £511
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 53 64
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.32 £10.66
90th Percentile £39.63 £27.15 £38.80
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.13 £15.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year +14.17% -9.64% +2.72%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (23.08%) Tableau
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 2 (15.38%) VBA
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (15.38%) Scrum
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (15.38%) Power BI
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (7.69%) Adaptive Web Design
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
8 1 (7.69%) Visualisation

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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) Power BI
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
5 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) Spotfire
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) D3.js
3 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) MDX
3 1 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (7.69%) Adaptive Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Tableau
3 1 (7.69%) Informatica
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com