Period
to 10 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 135 125
Rank change year-on-year +10 -10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 91 138 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 1.93% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.03% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 124 116
City of London median daily rate £475 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% +11.76%
10th Percentile £366 £363 £345
90th Percentile £588 £613 £628
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 5,257 6,806 6,766
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 95.35% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,093 5,382 5,366
City of London median daily rate £510 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 110 91
City of London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.29% +10.00% -2.86%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £25.70 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +9.63% +3.31% +5.19%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the City of London

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the City of London

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the City of London

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the City of London

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
SQL Developer
Central London

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 City of London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 88 (96.70%) SQL
2 71 (78.02%) SQL Server
3 43 (47.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (42.86%) Finance
5 33 (36.26%) .NET
6 32 (35.16%) T-SQL
7 30 (32.97%) C#
7 30 (32.97%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
8 29 (31.87%) Azure
9 27 (29.67%) ETL
9 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (27.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (16.48%) Banking
13 15 (16.48%) Python
14 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 11 (12.09%) Dimensional Modelling
15 11 (12.09%) MDX
15 11 (12.09%) Power BI
15 11 (12.09%) Power Platform
16 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2017
16 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
16 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
16 10 (10.99%) Tableau
16 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
16 10 (10.99%) Oracle
16 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (2.20%) CMS
1 2 (2.20%) Confluence
1 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.87%) Azure
2 11 (12.09%) Power Platform
3 8 (8.79%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (6.59%) AWS
5 3 (3.30%) npm
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.20%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.10%) GCP
7 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (78.02%) SQL Server
2 43 (47.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (27.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (12.09%) Power BI
7 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (10.99%) SQL Server 2017
8 9 (9.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (6.59%) Biml
9 6 (6.59%) Pentaho
10 5 (5.49%) Cosmos DB
11 4 (4.40%) Big Data
11 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (3.30%) DTS
12 3 (3.30%) Essbase
12 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
12 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.49%) JIRA
5 4 (4.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.30%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.20%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.20%) Moq
8 1 (1.10%) ESLint
8 1 (1.10%) NUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (16.48%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Front Office
5 1 (1.10%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.26%) .NET
2 11 (12.09%) MDX
3 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.79%) AngularJS
6 7 (7.69%) .NET Core
6 7 (7.69%) Web Services
7 6 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (5.49%) JSON
8 5 (5.49%) REST
8 5 (5.49%) XML
9 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (4.40%) CSS
9 4 (4.40%) HTML
9 4 (4.40%) React
9 4 (4.40%) RESTful
9 4 (4.40%) XBRL
10 3 (3.30%) jQuery
10 3 (3.30%) Node.js
10 3 (3.30%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.20%) Equities
2 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
2 2 (2.20%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.10%) Clustering
3 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.10%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.10%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.10%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.10%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Linux
2 2 (2.20%) Unix
2 2 (2.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.67%) ETL
3 11 (12.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (10.99%) Data Modelling
4 10 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (9.89%) TDD
6 8 (8.79%) DevOps
7 7 (7.69%) Decision-Making
7 7 (7.69%) Migration
7 7 (7.69%) Scrum
8 6 (6.59%) Analytics
8 6 (6.59%) Asset Management
8 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.59%) Kimball Methodology
8 6 (6.59%) MVC
8 6 (6.59%) Unit Testing
8 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.49%) ERD
9 5 (5.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 88 (96.70%) SQL
2 32 (35.16%) T-SQL
3 30 (32.97%) C#
4 15 (16.48%) Python
5 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.69%) Java
7 6 (6.59%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.40%) VBA
10 3 (3.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (3.30%) Perl
10 3 (3.30%) Scala
11 2 (2.20%) R
11 2 (2.20%) Ruby
11 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.10%) C
12 1 (1.10%) C++
12 1 (1.10%) RPG
12 1 (1.10%) VB
12 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 2 (2.20%) MCITP
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (6.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Tableau
3 3 (3.30%) Google
3 3 (3.30%) Hyperion
3 3 (3.30%) WSO2
4 2 (2.20%) Sybase
4 2 (2.20%) Twitter
5 1 (1.10%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.10%) BEA
5 1 (1.10%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.10%) Cognos
5 1 (1.10%) Meridio
5 1 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Teradata
5 1 (1.10%) webMethods