Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 86 66
Rank change year-on-year -9 -20 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 29 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.39% 1.37% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.44% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 30
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +13.97% +0.74%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £263
90th Percentile £480 £438 £441
South West median daily rate £395 £388 £325
% change year-on-year +1.94% +19.23% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £70.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £57.50 - £26.50

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 1,993 1,807 1,625
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 95.16% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,337 1,227 1,153
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £230
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 78
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% +2.04% +50.77%
10th Percentile £14.88 £12.13 £11.93
90th Percentile £61.10 £50.25 £45.48
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% +20.00% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Bristol

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Bristol

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Bristol

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor 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 22 October 2018, 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 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
3 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
4 10 (34.48%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
5 8 (27.59%) VBA
6 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (24.14%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
7 6 (20.69%) MS Access
7 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
7 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (17.24%) Power BI
8 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (17.24%) ETL
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) MVC
9 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.79%) CSS
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio

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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (20.69%) MS Access
5 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.24%) Power BI
5 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (6.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (3.45%) Ingres
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) .NET Framework
2 6 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) CSS
3 4 (13.79%) HTML
4 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 3 (10.34%) Middleware
4 3 (10.34%) NHibernate
4 3 (10.34%) REST
4 3 (10.34%) SOAP
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Solaris
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) ETL
4 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
4 4 (13.79%) MVC
4 4 (13.79%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analytics
5 3 (10.34%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 3 (10.34%) Use Case
5 3 (10.34%) Web Development
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) T-SQL
3 8 (27.59%) VBA
4 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Tableau
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 1 (3.45%) SAP