Period
to 20 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 189 176
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 5 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.42% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.45% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 21 32
East of England median daily rate £393 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £339 £315 £300
90th Percentile £433 £550 £369
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.83 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,964 4,713 4,402
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.92% 94.47% 94.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,390 2,710 2,600
East of England median daily rate £431 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £210 £194 £210
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 318 348
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.46 £10.99
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £46.15
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the East of England

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the East of England.

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

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the East of England.

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

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 August 2019. 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
Norfolk -5 2 £361 -3.87%
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -18 1 £425 -22.73% 1
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, SQL Server 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 of England region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Power BI
4 2 (40.00%) SOLID
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5

SQL Server 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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) Power BI
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
General
1 1 (20.00%) French Language
1 1 (20.00%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) SOLID
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com