The median contractor rate for a SQL Programmer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London 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 Programmer
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 - 203
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Programmer 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.060% - 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £305
% change year-on-year -7.14% +14.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3166 3182 5507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.42% 95.70% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2430 2585 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 97
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.60% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.54 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured SQL Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Programmer in the City of London

SQL Programmer
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 Programmer in the City of London.

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

SQL Programmer
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 Programmer in the City of London.

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

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, SQL Programmer 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 City of London region featuring SQL Programmer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Management
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Sybase
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 6 (85.71%) webMethods
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Ruby
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) NHibernate
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
4 4 (57.14%) Infragistics
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) VB
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Office Automation
5 3 (42.86%) Front Office
6 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
7 1 (14.29%) WPF
7 1 (14.29%) Silverlight

SQL Programmer 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
1 1 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
1 4 (57.14%) NHibernate
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Management
1 6 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Office Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) C
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Sybase
1 6 (85.71%) webMethods
2 4 (57.14%) Infragistics
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago