The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 26 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 Developer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.99% 3.13% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 3.24% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £350 £245 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £234 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £335 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. 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
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 284 339 447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.04% 96.31% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 199 315
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 22 40
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.19 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Cambridge

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, SQL 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 Cambridge region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (16.67%) SMPP
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) LINQ
4 1 (16.67%) NFC

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NFC
1 1 (16.67%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (33.33%) WCF
1 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Concurrent Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) MVVM
2 1 (16.67%) Push Notifications
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle