The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £344 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 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 Developer
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 95 99
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 30 35 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.29% 1.37% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.43% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 20
Median daily rate £344 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% -9.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +20.68%  

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 2179 2452 2910
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 93.76% 96.19% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1399 1733
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 194 258
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 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
Hertfordshire +8 13 £350 -30.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £313 +27.55% 1
Essex -24 3 £123 -72.77% 1
Suffolk +11 2 £413 +26.92% 2
Bedfordshire -7 2 - -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 42 (84.00%) SQL
2 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 25 (50.00%) .NET
3 25 (50.00%) C#
3 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 19 (38.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (28.00%) WCF
7 12 (24.00%) TDD
7 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (22.00%) MVC
8 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (20.00%) ETL
9 10 (20.00%) SDLC
10 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (18.00%) Finance
10 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
10 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (12.00%) RESTful
13 6 (12.00%) Windows
13 6 (12.00%) HTML
13 6 (12.00%) JSON

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) NFC
1 1 (2.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (24.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (18.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (6.00%) QlikView
9 2 (4.00%) DTS
9 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (2.00%) Big Data
10 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
10 1 (2.00%) GIS
10 1 (2.00%) MS Access
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.00%) MSTest
4 1 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Billing
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (28.00%) WCF
3 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (16.00%) Web Services
5 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (12.00%) HTML
6 6 (12.00%) jQuery
6 6 (12.00%) JSON
6 6 (12.00%) NHibernate
6 6 (12.00%) RESTful
7 5 (10.00%) CSS
7 5 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.00%) CAML
8 4 (8.00%) WinForms
8 4 (8.00%) XSL
9 2 (4.00%) LINQ
9 2 (4.00%) Spring
9 2 (4.00%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
1 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) Life Science
2 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) TDD
3 11 (22.00%) MVC
4 10 (20.00%) ETL
4 10 (20.00%) SDLC
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
7 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.00%) ERP
9 3 (6.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (6.00%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (6.00%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.00%) OO
9 3 (6.00%) Scrum
10 2 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (4.00%) Data Deduplication
10 2 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) SQL
2 25 (50.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.00%) Java
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.00%) C
7 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VB6
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.00%) Teradata