The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
England / East of England
Rank 108 84 88
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 20 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 1.71% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 1.77% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 18
Median daily rate £325 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +10.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £490 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
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 the East of England. 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 of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2035 2368 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.54% 96.38% 96.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1381 1421
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 170 250
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.83 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the East of England

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the East of England

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the East of England

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the East of England

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Hertfordshire +2 7 £264 -37.94% 10
Essex -22 5 £330 -5.71% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 4 £268 +4.90% 6
Bedfordshire - 3 £350 -
Suffolk -2 2 £369 +11.32% 2
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 21 (43.75%) .NET
4 19 (39.58%) C#
5 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (31.25%) MVC
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
8 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (25.00%) Windows
10 10 (20.83%) TDD
10 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (18.75%) Web Services
11 9 (18.75%) Oracle
12 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 8 (16.67%) ETL
12 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (14.58%) jQuery
13 7 (14.58%) Scrum
13 7 (14.58%) Java
14 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
14 6 (12.50%) Migration
14 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
14 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Shopify
2 1 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) NFC
1 1 (2.08%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (20.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.25%) QlikView
9 2 (4.17%) Blockchain
9 2 (4.17%) DTS
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.17%) MySQL
9 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
10 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.08%) MS Access
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) PVCS
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.08%) MSTest
3 1 (2.08%) NUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Redmine
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) ASP.NET
3 9 (18.75%) Web Services
4 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (14.58%) jQuery
6 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (12.50%) Entity Framework
7 5 (10.42%) HTML
7 5 (10.42%) WCF
7 5 (10.42%) WinForms
8 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 4 (8.33%) LINQ
9 3 (6.25%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.17%) CSS
10 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (4.17%) SOAP
10 2 (4.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Unix
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) MVC
3 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (20.83%) TDD
4 8 (16.67%) ETL
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 3 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
9 2 (4.17%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (85.42%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.58%) Java
5 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 5 (10.42%) C++
6 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) VB
7 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.08%) Python
8 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Sun Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
4 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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