The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Docklands, London during the 3 months to 28 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 13 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 1.69% 3.51% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 3.70% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, 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
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 56 54 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 94.92% 94.74% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 68
Median daily rate £550 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +8.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Docklands, London

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Docklands, London

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Docklands, London

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 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 Docklands, London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) Front Office
4 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Confluence
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) CRD IV
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Qlik Sense
5 3 (37.50%) Basel III
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) VBA
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Banking

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, 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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) LINQ
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
1 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) D3.js
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (37.50%) Basel III
2 3 (37.50%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (12.50%) SunGard