Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 174 172
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 22 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 0.68% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.71% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 84 5
East of England median daily rate £550 £335 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.18% -7.59% +11.54%
England median daily rate £450 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +16.13% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 4,211 4,487 4,266
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 94.96% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,486 2,591 2,434
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +7.10% -3.13%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £539
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 318 352
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £19.50 £20.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.18% -5.57% -10.22%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.66 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.36 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.84% -0.12% -0.62%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 January 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
Hertfordshire +6 18 £550 +57.14%
Bedfordshire +5 4 £425 +34.92%
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 22 January 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 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 19 (86.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (86.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (77.27%) ETL
5 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
5 15 (68.18%) Migration
5 15 (68.18%) Data Migration
6 13 (59.09%) Reference Data
6 13 (59.09%) Data Mapping
6 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
6 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
6 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
6 13 (59.09%) BDD
6 13 (59.09%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (59.09%) Oracle
6 13 (59.09%) C#
6 13 (59.09%) PL/SQL
6 13 (59.09%) XML
6 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (59.09%) TDD
6 13 (59.09%) Subversion
6 13 (59.09%) JIRA
6 13 (59.09%) Talend
6 13 (59.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
7 10 (45.45%) JSON
8 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (86.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (59.09%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (45.45%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (22.73%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) JIRA
1 13 (59.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) XML
2 10 (45.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Reference Data
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) ETL
2 15 (68.18%) Data Migration
2 15 (68.18%) Migration
3 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 13 (59.09%) Data Mapping
3 13 (59.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Test Automation
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
2 15 (68.18%) T-SQL
3 13 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (59.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) SC Cleared
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Oracle
1 13 (59.09%) Talend
2 5 (22.73%) Sybase