Period
to 26 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 93 64 82
Rank change year-on-year -29 +18 +26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 10 10 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.66% 1.25% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.31% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 22
10th Percentile £328 £248 £310
25th Percentile £338 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £281 £325
Median % change year-on-year +42.22% -13.46% -7.14%
75th Percentile £438 £384 £379
90th Percentile £459 £443 £403
England median daily rate £475 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 1,448 761 1,575
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 95.48% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 486 884
10th Percentile £159 £123 £161
25th Percentile £313 £259 £305
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £370 £395
Median % change year-on-year +11.64% -6.46% -1.25%
75th Percentile £500 £475 £475
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -0.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 43 139
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.61 £10.71
25th Percentile £12.00 £11.39 £11.56
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year - +4.24% +0.19%
75th Percentile £20.00 £29.31 £17.50
90th Percentile £34.50 £47.44 £43.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year -6.73% +25.08% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SQL Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SQL Developer in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire -23 4 £425 +6.25% 6
Leicestershire -10 3 £419 +52.27% 6
Derbyshire - 2 £394 - 2
Northamptonshire -14 1 £325 +44.44% 2
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2022, 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 East Midlands region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) Power BI
5 3 (30.00%) Power Platform
6 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Use Case
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (20.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) WCF
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (10.00%) Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Azure Data Factory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Power BI
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Social Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Development
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Databricks