The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 486 540 508
Rank change year-on-year +54 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 90 84 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 63
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £338 £338
% change year-on-year +12.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +117.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £20.18
% change year-on-year - +113.08%  

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 39809 47592 46241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.25% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25961 31270 28439
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1455 1881
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Database Developer in the job title.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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
London +37 42 £450 +12.50% 8
South East +31 27 £350 +16.66% 7
North West +29 7 £389 -22.20% 2
South West +6 6 £480 +6.66% 4
West Midlands +23 5 £450 - 1
Yorkshire +9 2 £375 +15.38%
East of England +3 1 £350 - 2
East Midlands -8 1 - -
Database Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 110 (73.83%) SQL
2 84 (56.38%) SQL Server
3 59 (39.60%) Finance
4 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (30.20%) T-SQL
6 42 (28.19%) C#
7 41 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 38 (25.50%) ETL
9 33 (22.15%) Banking
10 31 (20.81%) Java
11 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
12 27 (18.12%) MS Excel
12 27 (18.12%) Analytics
13 24 (16.11%) Data Modelling
13 24 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (15.44%) .NET
14 23 (15.44%) Oracle
15 22 (14.77%) MS Access
15 22 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
16 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
17 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
17 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2014
17 16 (10.74%) VBA
17 16 (10.74%) Sybase
17 16 (10.74%) JIRA
18 15 (10.07%) Unix
18 15 (10.07%) Linux
18 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (9.40%) Migration

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 (6.04%) Confluence
2 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.01%) SAS
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.67%) Drupal
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
5 1 (0.67%) JBoss
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.67%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 27 (18.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Project
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) SAP CO
1 3 (2.01%) SAP FI
1 3 (2.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.36%) Boomi
2 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) GitHub
3 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.03%) Intranet
2 4 (2.68%) FTP
3 2 (1.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) 2G
4 1 (0.67%) 3G
4 1 (0.67%) AMQP
4 1 (0.67%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.67%) DHCP
4 1 (0.67%) LTE
4 1 (0.67%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.67%) SMS
4 1 (0.67%) SNMP
4 1 (0.67%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (56.38%) SQL Server
2 41 (27.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (16.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (14.77%) MS Access
6 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (10.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (8.72%) MySQL
8 11 (7.38%) Relational Database
8 11 (7.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (6.71%) MongoDB
9 10 (6.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (6.04%) Oracle Database
11 8 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 12c
12 6 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (4.03%) Snowflake Schema
13 5 (3.36%) RDBMS
14 4 (2.68%) OLAP
14 4 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.74%) JIRA
3 10 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.03%) Liquibase
5 6 (4.03%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (3.36%) Subversion
7 4 (2.68%) ClearCase
7 4 (2.68%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.01%) Bower
8 3 (2.01%) gulp
8 3 (2.01%) Maven
9 2 (1.34%) Ant
9 2 (1.34%) Bitbucket
9 2 (1.34%) Gradle
10 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.67%) MSI
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.67%) Redmine
10 1 (0.67%) Toad
General
1 59 (39.60%) Finance
2 33 (22.15%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Front Office
4 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 6 (4.03%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Advertising
6 4 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.01%) Marketing
7 3 (2.01%) Publishing
8 2 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.44%) .NET
2 13 (8.72%) ADO
2 13 (8.72%) XML
3 8 (5.37%) Node.js
3 8 (5.37%) REST
3 8 (5.37%) RESTful
4 7 (4.70%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.03%) JSON
6 5 (3.36%) HTML
6 5 (3.36%) jQuery
6 5 (3.36%) Web Services
7 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.68%) ASP.NET
7 4 (2.68%) CSS
7 4 (2.68%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.68%) HTML5
7 4 (2.68%) MDX
7 4 (2.68%) XSD
8 3 (2.01%) CSS3
8 3 (2.01%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.03%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.68%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.68%) Replication
5 3 (2.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.34%) Clustering
6 2 (1.34%) Derivative
6 2 (1.34%) Equities
6 2 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.34%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.67%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.07%) Linux
1 15 (10.07%) Unix
2 10 (6.71%) Windows
3 5 (3.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
5 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) ETL
3 27 (18.12%) Analytics
4 24 (16.11%) Data Modelling
5 22 (14.77%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.40%) Migration
8 12 (8.05%) Data Management
9 9 (6.04%) Visualisation
10 8 (5.37%) Scrum
11 7 (4.70%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.70%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.70%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.03%) Customer Insight
12 6 (4.03%) Data Cleansing
12 6 (4.03%) Data Migration
13 5 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (3.36%) DevOps
13 5 (3.36%) Logistics
13 5 (3.36%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 110 (73.83%) SQL
2 45 (30.20%) T-SQL
3 42 (28.19%) C#
4 31 (20.81%) Java
5 16 (10.74%) VBA
6 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.04%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.37%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.70%) PHP
10 6 (4.03%) C++
10 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
10 6 (4.03%) VB
11 5 (3.36%) Python
12 3 (2.01%) C
12 3 (2.01%) Scala
13 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.34%) Perl
13 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.67%) Delphi
14 1 (0.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.70%) Degree
2 6 (4.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.67%) HNC
5 1 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 28 (18.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.44%) Oracle
3 16 (10.74%) Sybase
4 6 (4.03%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.03%) Talend
5 5 (3.36%) Dell
6 4 (2.68%) Netezza
6 4 (2.68%) Tableau
7 3 (2.01%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.01%) SAP
8 2 (1.34%) Teradata
9 1 (0.67%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.67%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.67%) Huawei
9 1 (0.67%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (0.67%) Nortel
9 1 (0.67%) Samsung
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