Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 733 676 687
Rank change year-on-year -57 +11 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 113 149 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 104 135
England median daily rate £375 £359 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% -4.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £296 £300
90th Percentile £525 £534 £531
UK median daily rate £386 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £43.00
UK median hourly rate - - £43.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89,702 83,014 96,750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.96% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,311 54,112 63,724
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,888 2,684 2,886
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% -2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.09 £18.70 £19.50
% change year-on-year -3.26% -4.13% +11.43%

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 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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 6 months to 16 July 2018. 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
London -48 60 £425 - 23
South East -50 30 £350 - 5
North of England -34 12 £399 +7.34% 8
Yorkshire -14 6 £398 -6.47% 2
East of England +12 5 £345 -1.43% 2
Midlands -21 5 £315 -30.00% 7
North West -41 5 £388 +8.39% 6
South West +8 3 £375 -6.25% 9
East Midlands 0 3 £315 - 3
West Midlands -21 2 £338 -25.00% 4
North East - 1 £450 -
Database Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, Database 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 England region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 85 (75.22%) SQL
2 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
3 39 (34.51%) ETL
4 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (27.43%) Oracle
7 27 (23.89%) T-SQL
8 26 (23.01%) Finance
8 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
9 24 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (18.58%) .NET
10 21 (18.58%) Relational Database
11 20 (17.70%) Java
12 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
12 18 (15.93%) Linux
13 15 (13.27%) Oracle Database
13 15 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (12.39%) Banking
15 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
15 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (11.50%) C#
16 12 (10.62%) VBA
16 12 (10.62%) ITIL
16 12 (10.62%) RDBMS
16 12 (10.62%) Data Modelling
16 12 (10.62%) Marketing
17 11 (9.73%) Statistics
17 11 (9.73%) Python
17 11 (9.73%) Migration
18 10 (8.85%) SharePoint

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 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.77%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.88%) CMS
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.88%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) GitHub
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (30.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (21.24%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (18.58%) Relational Database
5 15 (13.27%) Oracle Database
6 12 (10.62%) RDBMS
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (7.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (7.08%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (5.31%) SSDT
12 5 (4.42%) DB2
12 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
12 5 (4.42%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (3.54%) Big Data
13 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.08%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.54%) JIRA
4 4 (3.54%) Maven
4 4 (3.54%) Subversion
5 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.65%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.77%) git-flow
6 2 (1.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.77%) Toad
6 2 (1.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.88%) JUnit
7 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.88%) Mockito
7 1 (0.88%) NUnit
7 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (23.01%) Finance
2 14 (12.39%) Banking
3 12 (10.62%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Billing
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.58%) .NET
2 6 (5.31%) Web Services
2 6 (5.31%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.54%) CSS
3 4 (3.54%) HTML
4 3 (2.65%) Entity Framework
4 3 (2.65%) J2EE
4 3 (2.65%) JSON
4 3 (2.65%) REST
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Camel
5 2 (1.77%) Kafka
5 2 (1.77%) Spring
5 2 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (1.77%) XSLT
6 1 (0.88%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.88%) Dropwizard
6 1 (0.88%) JAX-RS
6 1 (0.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (8.85%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.31%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.42%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 10 (8.85%) Unix
3 9 (7.96%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) VMS
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) ETL
2 32 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.27%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (10.62%) Data Modelling
5 12 (10.62%) ITIL
6 11 (9.73%) Migration
6 11 (9.73%) Statistics
7 10 (8.85%) Integrated Marketing
8 9 (7.96%) Data Management
8 9 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (7.96%) Scrum
9 8 (7.08%) Analytics
9 8 (7.08%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (7.08%) Process Improvement
9 8 (7.08%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (7.08%) Time Management
10 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
11 6 (5.31%) CRM
11 6 (5.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (75.22%) SQL
2 27 (23.89%) T-SQL
3 20 (17.70%) Java
4 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
5 13 (11.50%) C#
6 12 (10.62%) VBA
7 11 (9.73%) Python
8 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
9 6 (5.31%) Perl
10 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.65%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.77%) C
12 2 (1.77%) C++
12 2 (1.77%) Cypher
12 2 (1.77%) Java 8
12 2 (1.77%) Ruby
12 2 (1.77%) XPath
12 2 (1.77%) XQuery
13 1 (0.88%) Scala
13 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.96%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.77%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.77%) MCSE
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.88%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) OCA
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) MiFID
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.88%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 31 (27.43%) Oracle
2 26 (23.01%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.19%) IBM
4 6 (5.31%) RedGate
4 6 (5.31%) SAP
5 5 (4.42%) Sybase
6 4 (3.54%) Talend
7 3 (2.65%) Teradata
8 2 (1.77%) Informatica
8 2 (1.77%) Perforce
8 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.77%) Vertica
9 1 (0.88%) Elastic Path
9 1 (0.88%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.88%) Hitachi
9 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.88%) Tableau