The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 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.

Database Developer
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 529 508
Rank change year-on-year +11 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 65 91 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 64 80
Median daily rate £350 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +12.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £314 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £509 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £360 £328
% change year-on-year -2.77% +9.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -15.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40967 46994 47631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.77% 95.03% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 91549 110551 112831
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £256 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4078 4763 6999
Median hourly rate £18.18 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £44.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in England

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in England

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Developer in England

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in England

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 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
South East +27 26 £347 -7.60% 6
London -4 23 £394 -7.35% 6
North of England +57 12 £365 -2.66% 6
North West +29 10 £350 -6.66% 4
South West -2 3 £400 +75.82% 3
Yorkshire +11 2 £425 +21.42% 1
Midlands +13 1 - - 2
East Midlands -10 1 - - 1
Database Developer
UK

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Database 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 England region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 107 (71.33%) SQL
2 67 (44.67%) SQL Server
3 54 (36.00%) Finance
3 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 49 (32.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 43 (28.67%) Java
7 32 (21.33%) C#
8 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
9 28 (18.67%) .NET
10 27 (18.00%) ETL
11 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 26 (17.33%) Banking
12 25 (16.67%) Web Services
13 21 (14.00%) MS Access
14 20 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (13.33%) VBA
15 19 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (12.00%) Analytics
17 17 (11.33%) REST
18 16 (10.67%) Oracle
19 15 (10.00%) Data Modelling
19 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
20 14 (9.33%) Linux
20 14 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
20 14 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
21 13 (8.67%) SOAP
22 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
22 12 (8.00%) Scrum
22 12 (8.00%) Unit Testing

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (3.33%) SAS
2 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) Confluence
3 2 (1.33%) Drupal
4 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.67%) JBoss
4 1 (0.67%) Mule
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.67%) LaTeX
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.00%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.00%) Boomi
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (0.67%) DNS
2 1 (0.67%) SSH
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (44.67%) SQL Server
2 49 (32.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (17.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (14.00%) MS Access
5 20 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (7.33%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (7.33%) MongoDB
8 11 (7.33%) Oracle Database
9 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (5.33%) MySQL
10 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (4.00%) OLAP
13 5 (3.33%) Lumira
13 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (2.67%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.33%) Visual Studio
4 6 (4.00%) JIRA
5 3 (2.00%) Bower
5 3 (2.00%) gulp
5 3 (2.00%) Maven
5 3 (2.00%) Toad
6 2 (1.33%) Ant
6 2 (1.33%) Gradle
6 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.33%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.67%) GoCD
7 1 (0.67%) JUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.67%) QUnit
7 1 (0.67%) Selenium
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.67%) Subversion
General
1 54 (36.00%) Finance
2 26 (17.33%) Banking
3 9 (6.00%) Front Office
4 6 (4.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Back Office
8 1 (0.67%) Law
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.67%) .NET
2 25 (16.67%) Web Services
3 17 (11.33%) REST
4 13 (8.67%) SOAP
5 9 (6.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.33%) HTML
6 8 (5.33%) RESTful
6 8 (5.33%) XML
7 7 (4.67%) .NET Framework
7 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
7 7 (4.67%) Node.js
8 6 (4.00%) ADO
8 6 (4.00%) CSS
8 6 (4.00%) MDX
9 5 (3.33%) Entity Framework
9 5 (3.33%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.33%) jQuery
9 5 (3.33%) JSON
9 5 (3.33%) Spring
10 3 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.67%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.00%) Replication
5 2 (1.33%) Clustering
5 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.33%) Derivative
5 2 (1.33%) Equities
5 2 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Linux
2 11 (7.33%) Unix
3 9 (6.00%) Windows
4 4 (2.67%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.33%) Solaris
6 1 (0.67%) AIX
6 1 (0.67%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) HPUX
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (18.00%) ETL
3 19 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (12.00%) Analytics
5 15 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 12 (8.00%) Scrum
6 12 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 10 (6.67%) Migration
7 10 (6.67%) TDD
8 9 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (6.00%) High Availability
8 9 (6.00%) Visualisation
9 7 (4.67%) Data Management
9 7 (4.67%) DevOps
9 7 (4.67%) MVC
9 7 (4.67%) Web Development
10 6 (4.00%) CRM
10 6 (4.00%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.33%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 107 (71.33%) SQL
2 50 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 43 (28.67%) Java
4 32 (21.33%) C#
5 20 (13.33%) VBA
6 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.67%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.67%) Python
10 6 (4.00%) VB
11 5 (3.33%) PHP
11 5 (3.33%) Scala
12 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.00%) C++
13 3 (2.00%) Perl
13 3 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.33%) Groovy
14 2 (1.33%) VB6
15 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
2 7 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.33%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.67%) HNC
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) QA
2 4 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) LXC
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 29 (19.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.67%) Oracle
3 7 (4.67%) Sybase
4 6 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.00%) SAP
5 3 (2.00%) Dell
5 3 (2.00%) Tableau
6 2 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.33%) Informatica
6 2 (1.33%) Talend
7 1 (0.67%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago