Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 737 684 636
Rank change year-on-year -53 -48 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 107 139 222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 100 151
England median daily rate £350 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £553
UK median daily rate £350 £405 £413
% change year-on-year -13.58% -1.82% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
England median hourly rate £5.00 - £52.47
UK median hourly rate £5.00 - £52.47

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 87,749 84,604 93,304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,840 55,711 60,381
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,580 2,902 3,571
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -51 46 £450 - 17
South East -21 35 £315 -25.88% 7
North of England +45 13 £363 - 10
East of England -5 11 £315 -16.00% 11
Midlands +11 9 £315 +180.00% 9
Yorkshire +11 8 £350 -22.22% 4
North West +8 5 £375 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +4 5 £315 +180.00% 5
West Midlands - 4 £325 - 4
South West -2 3 £338 -5.92% 2
Database Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 82 (76.64%) SQL
2 69 (64.49%) SQL Server
3 49 (45.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (39.25%) T-SQL
5 38 (35.51%) Data Warehouse
6 35 (32.71%) ETL
7 31 (28.97%) .NET
8 30 (28.04%) Finance
9 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 28 (26.17%) Migration
11 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
12 26 (24.30%) Oracle
13 24 (22.43%) Web Services
14 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (19.63%) Banking
16 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 18 (16.82%) C#
17 18 (16.82%) Java
17 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (15.89%) Entity Framework
19 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2016
19 16 (14.95%) Data Management
20 15 (14.02%) Statistics
20 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2014
21 14 (13.08%) Algorithms
21 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
21 14 (13.08%) High Availability
21 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
22 13 (12.15%) Investment Banking
23 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel

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 3 (2.80%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.93%) Mule
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.80%) GitHub
4 2 (1.87%) Boomi
4 2 (1.87%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (64.49%) SQL Server
2 49 (45.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 38 (35.51%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (27.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (18.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (14.95%) SQL Server 2016
7 15 (14.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (9.35%) NoSQL
8 10 (9.35%) Relational Database
8 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (8.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (7.48%) RDBMS
11 7 (6.54%) MongoDB
12 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database
13 4 (3.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (3.74%) Big Data
13 4 (3.74%) MS Access
13 4 (3.74%) MySQL
13 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.80%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 18 (16.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.80%) NUnit
2 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.87%) ERwin
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) GitLab
4 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) JIRA
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.93%) Toad
4 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (28.04%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Banking
3 13 (12.15%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.41%) Front Office
5 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
6 5 (4.67%) Retail
7 2 (1.87%) Marketing
7 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Back Office
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (28.97%) .NET
2 24 (22.43%) Web Services
3 17 (15.89%) Entity Framework
4 14 (13.08%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.48%) RESTful
6 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (4.67%) REST
7 4 (3.74%) HTML
7 4 (3.74%) XML
8 3 (2.80%) jQuery
8 3 (2.80%) React Native
8 3 (2.80%) SOAP
8 3 (2.80%) Spark Streaming
8 3 (2.80%) Spring
8 3 (2.80%) Spring Cloud
9 2 (1.87%) Code First Entity Framework
9 2 (1.87%) HTML5
9 2 (1.87%) JSON
9 2 (1.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.61%) Equities
4 4 (3.74%) Fintech
5 3 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.87%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Android
1 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.80%) Linux
1 3 (2.80%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (1.87%) Unix
2 2 (1.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.71%) ETL
2 28 (26.17%) Migration
3 23 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (14.95%) Data Management
5 15 (14.02%) Statistics
6 14 (13.08%) High Availability
6 14 (13.08%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (11.21%) Analytics
7 12 (11.21%) CRM
7 12 (11.21%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.41%) BDD
8 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (8.41%) ITIL
8 9 (8.41%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.48%) RAD
10 7 (6.54%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.54%) Fund Management
10 7 (6.54%) TDD
10 7 (6.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (76.64%) SQL
2 42 (39.25%) T-SQL
3 18 (16.82%) C#
3 18 (16.82%) Java
4 6 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.61%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.67%) VBA
6 4 (3.74%) C++
6 4 (3.74%) Python
7 3 (2.80%) C
7 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.87%) Perl
8 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.93%) ABAP
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.93%) XPath
9 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (1.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.30%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) Dell
3 2 (1.87%) DevExpress
3 2 (1.87%) SAP
3 2 (1.87%) Tableau
3 2 (1.87%) TIBCO
4 1 (0.93%) Avaya
4 1 (0.93%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Lotus
4 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.93%) Perforce
4 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.93%) Sybase
4 1 (0.93%) Teradata