The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 74 90
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.48% 0.38% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.40% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £315 £456 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.95% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 967 996 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.79% 95.68% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 522 524
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +32.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Buckinghamshire

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gerrards Cross - 2 £275 -
Milton Keynes -10 1 £425 -6.84% 2
Beaconsfield - 1 £323 -
High Wycombe - 1 £315 -
SQL Server Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (50.00%) Marketing
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow Development
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Intranet
5 2 (25.00%) Extranet
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Extranet
1 2 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) SAP