The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 29 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 Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 38 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.85% 2.21% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 2.31% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £313 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £393 £295
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 333 347 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 94.87% 95.86% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 224 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £190
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 21 12 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Coventry

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Coventry

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Coventry region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Symfony
5 1 (12.50%) Django
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) REST

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Data Lake
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Django
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) HOOD
3 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OO PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) PHP 7
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
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