Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 708 612
Rank change year-on-year -14 -96 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 120 156 252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 109 178
England median daily rate £350 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £263
90th Percentile £575 £530 £535
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
England median hourly rate - - £52.47
UK median hourly rate - - £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 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -43 49 £473 +5.00% 1
South East +6 38 £338 -15.63% 6
North of England +50 17 £363 -9.38% 2
North West +23 10 £363 - 1
East of England -12 9 £315 -16.00% 1
Midlands +27 7 £315 -14.86% 1
Yorkshire +15 7 £388 -8.82% 1
South West +2 6 £338 -3.57%
East Midlands +12 4 £315 -3.08%
West Midlands +25 3 £325 -18.75% 1
Database Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 91 (75.83%) SQL
2 73 (60.83%) SQL Server
3 51 (42.50%) T-SQL
4 50 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 35 (29.17%) Web Services
5 35 (29.17%) ETL
5 35 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (27.50%) Finance
7 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 28 (23.33%) .NET
9 26 (21.67%) Migration
9 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (20.83%) Data Modelling
11 24 (20.00%) Java
12 22 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (15.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (15.83%) Oracle
14 19 (15.83%) Banking
15 18 (15.00%) Data Management
16 17 (14.17%) Entity Framework
16 17 (14.17%) High Availability
16 17 (14.17%) Statistics
16 17 (14.17%) Algorithms
17 16 (13.33%) .NET Framework
17 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (11.67%) C#
18 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (10.83%) VBA
19 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008

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 (5.00%) Drupal
2 4 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) Mule
4 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Boomi
3 2 (1.67%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (60.83%) SQL Server
2 50 (41.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (15.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (9.17%) NoSQL
7 11 (9.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 10 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (7.50%) MS Access
10 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
11 6 (5.00%) MySQL
12 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
12 5 (4.17%) RDBMS
13 4 (3.33%) Big Data
13 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (18.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.67%) ERwin
4 2 (1.67%) Toad
5 1 (0.83%) GitLab
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) NUnit
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (27.50%) Finance
2 19 (15.83%) Banking
3 10 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.17%) Front Office
5 3 (2.50%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.67%) Publishing
6 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (29.17%) Web Services
2 28 (23.33%) .NET
3 17 (14.17%) Entity Framework
4 16 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 10 (8.33%) HTML
5 10 (8.33%) REST
6 9 (7.50%) RESTful
7 8 (6.67%) SOAP
8 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.17%) jQuery
9 4 (3.33%) CSS
10 3 (2.50%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.50%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (2.50%) Spring Cloud
11 2 (1.67%) HTML5
11 2 (1.67%) Meteor
11 2 (1.67%) Node.js
11 2 (1.67%) Sass
11 2 (1.67%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Algorithms
2 14 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.17%) Linked Data
5 3 (2.50%) Equities
5 3 (2.50%) Fintech
5 3 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.67%) Clustering
6 2 (1.67%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.83%) CMDB
7 1 (0.83%) Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (1.67%) Unix
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) ETL
2 26 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.67%) Migration
3 25 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 18 (15.00%) Data Management
5 17 (14.17%) High Availability
5 17 (14.17%) Statistics
6 12 (10.00%) Web Development
7 11 (9.17%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.33%) Analytics
8 10 (8.33%) CRM
8 10 (8.33%) RAD
9 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 9 (7.50%) Kanban
10 8 (6.67%) BDD
10 8 (6.67%) Scrum
10 8 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.83%) SDLC
11 7 (5.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 91 (75.83%) SQL
2 51 (42.50%) T-SQL
3 24 (20.00%) Java
4 14 (11.67%) C#
5 13 (10.83%) VBA
6 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.00%) PHP
8 5 (4.17%) Python
9 4 (3.33%) C
9 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.67%) Perl
11 2 (1.67%) Scala
12 1 (0.83%) C++
12 1 (0.83%) Groovy
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) CTC Cleared
1 5 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.33%) QA
2 6 (5.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 30 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.83%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.67%) Dell
4 2 (1.67%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (1.67%) Tableau
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Informatica
5 1 (0.83%) Lotus
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.83%) Sybase
5 1 (0.83%) Talend
5 1 (0.83%) Teradata
5 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.83%) Yardi