Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 761 732 684
Rank change year-on-year -29 -48 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 100 124 172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 100 120
England median daily rate £425 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.57% -11.88% +2.56%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £313
90th Percentile £550 £575 £526
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £16.09
UK median hourly rate - - £16.09

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 89,253 86,526 92,988
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 94.86% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,403 57,308 61,254
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,841 2,570 2,965
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.50
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +2.78%

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 October 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 October 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 -6 58 £450 - 13
South East -23 22 £351 +0.36% 10
North of England -25 15 £386 +4.39% 14
North West -6 9 £375 +7.14% 8
Yorkshire -21 6 £398 -6.47% 6
East of England +1 4 £315 - 7
East Midlands -1 2 £315 - 6
Midlands -18 2 £315 -1.56% 7
South West -23 1 £575 +72.93% 4
Database Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 75 (75.00%) SQL
2 48 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 37 (37.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (32.00%) ETL
5 28 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 27 (27.00%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (25.00%) Oracle
8 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
9 22 (22.00%) Linux
10 21 (21.00%) Java
11 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (18.00%) C#
13 17 (17.00%) .NET
13 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (16.00%) Banking
15 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (15.00%) PL/SQL
16 13 (13.00%) Finance
16 13 (13.00%) Python
16 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (13.00%) Oracle Database
17 11 (11.00%) Windows
17 11 (11.00%) Performance Tuning
18 10 (10.00%) Migration
18 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (9.00%) ITIL
19 9 (9.00%) Unix
19 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
20 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014

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 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
2 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) FastStats
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Boomi
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) PaaS
4 1 (1.00%) SaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) HTTP
1 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 37 (37.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (27.00%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (13.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (9.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (8.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (6.00%) MySQL
9 6 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (6.00%) RDBMS
10 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (4.00%) MS Access
11 4 (4.00%) OLAP
11 4 (4.00%) Power BI
11 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (7.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.00%) JIRA
4 4 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.00%) Subversion
4 4 (4.00%) Toad
4 4 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.00%) Maven
7 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.00%) git-flow
7 1 (1.00%) JUnit
7 1 (1.00%) NUnit
7 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (16.00%) Banking
2 13 (13.00%) Finance
3 4 (4.00%) Advertising
3 4 (4.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Billing
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) HTML
3 6 (6.00%) HTML5
3 6 (6.00%) Web Services
3 6 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (5.00%) MEAN Stack
4 5 (5.00%) REST
4 5 (5.00%) XML
5 4 (4.00%) Apache Camel
5 4 (4.00%) CSS
5 4 (4.00%) Jest
5 4 (4.00%) Node.js
5 4 (4.00%) React
5 4 (4.00%) RESTful
5 4 (4.00%) Swagger
6 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (3.00%) XSLT
7 2 (2.00%) J2EE
7 2 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
1 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) AS400
5 1 (1.00%) Derivative
5 1 (1.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.00%) Linux
2 11 (11.00%) Windows
3 9 (9.00%) Unix
4 3 (3.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) CentOS
6 1 (1.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) ETL
2 20 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (13.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.00%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (10.00%) Migration
6 9 (9.00%) ITIL
7 8 (8.00%) CRM
7 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.00%) Data Migration
8 7 (7.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (7.00%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.00%) ETL Development
10 5 (5.00%) OO
11 4 (4.00%) Analytics
11 4 (4.00%) ATDD
11 4 (4.00%) Data Integration
11 4 (4.00%) Open Source
11 4 (4.00%) Post-Production
11 4 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 75 (75.00%) SQL
2 28 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 21 (21.00%) Java
4 18 (18.00%) C#
5 15 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 13 (13.00%) Python
7 6 (6.00%) PHP
7 6 (6.00%) R
8 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.00%) C++
9 4 (4.00%) Ruby
9 4 (4.00%) VBScript
10 3 (3.00%) Cypher
10 3 (3.00%) VBA
11 2 (2.00%) C
11 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
12 1 (1.00%) AWK
12 1 (1.00%) Perl
12 1 (1.00%) VB
12 1 (1.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) MiFID
2 2 (2.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) Oracle
2 23 (23.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) RedGate
4 5 (5.00%) IBM
4 5 (5.00%) Tableau
5 4 (4.00%) Apigee
5 4 (4.00%) Perforce
5 4 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.00%) Informatica
6 3 (3.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.00%) Sybase
7 2 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.00%) Actuate
8 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.00%) Cognos
8 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) Talend
8 1 (1.00%) Teradata