Period
to 10 July 2020

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 99 92
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 6 20 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 0.64% 1.05% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.09% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 15
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.85% +2.30%
10th Percentile £358 £275 £313
90th Percentile £458 £438 £450
South West median daily rate £431 £350 £398
% change year-on-year +23.21% -11.95% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 897 1,830 1,735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 96.47% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 1,221 1,106
Median daily rate £460 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £256
90th Percentile £613 £600 £525
South West median daily rate £463 £435 £400
% change year-on-year +6.32% +8.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 76 63
Median hourly rate £23.00 £34.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.81% +26.36% -1.79%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £12.80
90th Percentile £53.25 £52.50 £47.40
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.13 £31.00
% change year-on-year -14.89% +32.66% -19.48%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Bristol

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Bristol

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (33.33%) MDX
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Power BI
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
5 1 (16.67%) Web Design
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (16.67%) Electronics
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Lake
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau