Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 750 670 651
Rank change year-on-year -80 -19 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 108 159 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 113 126
England median daily rate £375 £388 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -5.49% +9.33%
10th Percentile £263 £290 £272
90th Percentile £545 £525 £531
UK median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
England median hourly rate £5.00 - £44.50
UK median hourly rate £5.00 - £44.50

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 87,940 81,475 93,547
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.86% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,325 53,284 61,126
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,717 2,755 3,080
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.66 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.96 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.43% -2.77% +14.71%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -58 57 £450 - 17
South East -43 28 £320 -8.57% 3
North of England -14 11 £350 -4.11% 10
Midlands -3 8 £315 -30.00% 4
Yorkshire -10 8 £318 -15.33% 4
East of England +2 6 £315 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +7 5 £315 +180.00% 3
South West 0 4 £375 -9.09% 3
West Midlands +1 3 £338 -25.00% 1
North West -28 2 £363 +1.40% 6
North East - 1 £450 -
Database Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 81 (75.00%) SQL
2 70 (64.81%) SQL Server
3 37 (34.26%) ETL
4 36 (33.33%) Finance
5 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (30.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (27.78%) Oracle
8 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
9 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
10 22 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 21 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (18.52%) .NET
13 19 (17.59%) Relational Database
14 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (16.67%) Migration
15 17 (15.74%) C#
15 17 (15.74%) Java
15 17 (15.74%) Banking
16 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
16 16 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
17 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
17 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (11.11%) RDBMS
18 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
18 12 (11.11%) ITIL
18 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
19 11 (10.19%) Statistics
19 11 (10.19%) Marketing
19 11 (10.19%) VBA

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 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) Apache
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) Mule
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Service Cloud
3 2 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.93%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.93%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (64.81%) SQL Server
2 33 (30.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (20.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (17.59%) Relational Database
6 18 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (14.81%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 12 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (6.48%) DB2
10 7 (6.48%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (5.56%) MongoDB
11 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (4.63%) Big Data
12 5 (4.63%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (3.70%) Power BI
13 4 (3.70%) SSDT
14 3 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.70%) JIRA
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.70%) Subversion
3 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.78%) Maven
3 3 (2.78%) NUnit
4 2 (1.85%) git-flow
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.85%) Toad
4 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.93%) ERwin
5 1 (0.93%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 36 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (15.74%) Banking
3 11 (10.19%) Marketing
4 9 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.63%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.63%) Front Office
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.52%) .NET
2 6 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 6 (5.56%) REST
3 5 (4.63%) Web Services
4 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.70%) XML
5 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.78%) JSON
5 3 (2.78%) Kafka
5 3 (2.78%) React Native
5 3 (2.78%) SOAP
6 2 (1.85%) Apache Camel
6 2 (1.85%) Code First Entity Framework
6 2 (1.85%) HTML
6 2 (1.85%) JAX-RS
6 2 (1.85%) Spring
6 2 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.93%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.63%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.70%) Equities
5 3 (2.78%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Fintech
6 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.26%) Linux
2 9 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (2.78%) Android
4 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (1.85%) VMS
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.26%) ETL
2 34 (31.48%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (16.67%) Migration
4 16 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 12 (11.11%) ITIL
7 11 (10.19%) Scrum
7 11 (10.19%) Statistics
8 10 (9.26%) Analytics
8 10 (9.26%) Integrated Marketing
9 8 (7.41%) CRM
9 8 (7.41%) Data Management
9 8 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.41%) Process Improvement
9 8 (7.41%) SDLC
9 8 (7.41%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) Time Management
10 7 (6.48%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.00%) SQL
2 26 (24.07%) T-SQL
3 17 (15.74%) C#
3 17 (15.74%) Java
4 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.19%) VBA
6 10 (9.26%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.26%) Python
7 6 (5.56%) Perl
8 4 (3.70%) C++
8 4 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.78%) C
9 3 (2.78%) Java 8
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Cypher
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.93%) XPath
11 1 (0.93%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.85%) MCSE
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
3 1 (0.93%) OCA
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.70%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 30 (27.78%) Oracle
2 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.48%) IBM
4 5 (4.63%) SAP
4 5 (4.63%) Sybase
5 3 (2.78%) Talend
5 3 (2.78%) Teradata
6 2 (1.85%) Informatica
6 2 (1.85%) Perforce
6 2 (1.85%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.85%) Vertica
7 1 (0.93%) Avaya
7 1 (0.93%) Elastic Path
7 1 (0.93%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.93%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.93%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.93%) Tableau