Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 6 months to 19 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 Server Developer
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 106 137
Rank change year-on-year -8 +31 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 22 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.94% 0.29% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.31% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 2 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £335 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.24% - -
South East median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.86% +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies in Buckinghamshire with a recognized job title 2229 1625 2540
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 93.23% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 848 1279
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £214 £225
90th Percentile £525 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 77 106
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.00 £9.11
90th Percentile £42.62 £39.25 £31.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
% change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 20 £335 -20.24% 1
High Wycombe - 10 £363 -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £325 -
SQL Server Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (68.18%) C#
5 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (50.00%) .NET
7 10 (45.45%) Finance
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (31.82%) MVC
9 7 (31.82%) TDD
10 6 (27.27%) WCF
10 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (27.27%) SOLID
10 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (27.27%) SDLC
10 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (27.27%) ETL
10 6 (27.27%) SQL
11 5 (22.73%) Oracle
11 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
11 5 (22.73%) CRM
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (18.18%) WPF
12 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (13.64%) SaaS
13 3 (13.64%) Waterfall

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Extranet
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (40.91%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (4.55%) DTS
7 1 (4.55%) MS Access
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (27.27%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) jQuery
5 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (31.82%) MVC
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 6 (27.27%) ETL
4 6 (27.27%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) SOLID
5 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (22.73%) CRM
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB6
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle