The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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 Server Developer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 87 94
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.26% 0.45% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.47% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £369 £130 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +183.65% -57.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £130 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1451 1490 1551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.53% 96.01% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 896 922
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 50 73
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% -3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in the East Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 3 £338 -
Leicestershire -10 1 £400 +207.69%
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, SQL Server 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 East Midlands region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) ETL
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Analytics
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (75.00%) Single Customer View
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (12.50%) HL7
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Analytics
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
1 6 (75.00%) Single Customer View
1 6 (75.00%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 6 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle