Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 130 133
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 13 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.41% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.51% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 6
East Midlands median daily rate £315 £363 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.10% +17.89% +2.50%
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.26

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 3040 3147 3063
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.89% 96.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1879 1962 1836
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £220 £216 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 129 185
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.98 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% +3.85% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £28.45
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -11 7 £290 -20.00% 1
Northamptonshire +13 3 £315 - 2
Nottinghamshire +3 1 - -
Derbyshire -5 1 - - 1
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (23.08%) C#
7 3 (23.08%) Java
7 3 (23.08%) MVC
7 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
7 3 (23.08%) CRM
7 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (15.38%) Lambda Expressions
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
8 2 (15.38%) LINQ
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 3 (23.08%) jQuery
2 3 (23.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 2 (15.38%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (15.38%) LINQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) HPUX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) HP