The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 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 Server Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 65 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 2 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.72% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £400 £339 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.08% -15.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £313 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £422 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.35% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 2049 2041
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £231 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 88 99
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £9.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £43.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Bristol

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Bristol

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Bristol region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) ADO
3 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) B2B
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Data Deduplication
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
1 1 (33.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Insight
1 1 (33.33%) Data Deduplication
1 1 (33.33%) Database Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle