Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 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.

SQL Developer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 166 141
Rank change year-on-year -42 -25 -51
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,285 1,410 1,802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.60% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.68% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,036 1,101 1,350
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £263
90th Percentile £613 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 14
England median hourly rate £33.50 £43.00 £43.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.09% -0.66% +20.24%
10th Percentile £27.10 £41.50 £24.38
90th Percentile £48.00 £44.50 £60.05
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £29.75 £43.29
% change year-on-year +12.61% -31.27% +20.24%

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 90,126 83,895 96,718
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,668 54,743 63,720
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,912 2,688 2,853
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in England

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Developer in England

SQL 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 SQL Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 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 -32 702 £475 +2.70% 165
South East -68 194 £400 +6.67% 71
North of England -8 182 £360 +10.77% 78
Midlands 0 99 £350 +7.69% 52
North West -12 85 £363 +11.54% 48
Yorkshire -12 83 £360 +9.92% 24
West Midlands -15 61 £360 +10.77% 23
East of England +1 60 £375 +15.38% 19
South West -32 53 £398 +6.00% 25
East Midlands +5 38 £350 +1.45% 29
North East +8 14 £340 -9.33% 6
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, SQL 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1,177 (91.60%) SQL
2 777 (60.47%) SQL Server
3 509 (39.61%) C#
4 478 (37.20%) .NET
5 422 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 352 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
7 342 (26.61%) T-SQL
8 318 (24.75%) Finance
9 286 (22.26%) Data Warehouse
10 278 (21.63%) Business Intelligence
11 275 (21.40%) Microsoft
12 271 (21.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 262 (20.39%) ETL
14 221 (17.20%) Oracle
15 215 (16.73%) JavaScript
16 172 (13.39%) MVC
17 161 (12.53%) ASP.NET
17 161 (12.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 160 (12.45%) HTML
19 140 (10.89%) PL/SQL
20 139 (10.82%) Banking
21 126 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
22 113 (8.79%) Migration
23 110 (8.56%) Java
24 108 (8.40%) AngularJS
25 105 (8.17%) SQL Server 2012
26 103 (8.02%) TDD
27 102 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
28 101 (7.86%) .NET Framework
28 101 (7.86%) Microsoft Excel

SQL 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 23 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.48%) CMS
3 18 (1.40%) IIS
4 13 (1.01%) Apache
5 12 (0.93%) Confluence
5 12 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 10 (0.78%) Apache Spark
7 10 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.78%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.70%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.54%) SAS
10 6 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.23%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 101 (7.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.078%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (0.70%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.23%) SystmOne
5 2 (0.16%) HFM
5 2 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.16%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.078%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.078%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.078%) FastStats
6 1 (0.078%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.078%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.078%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.078%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 126 (9.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (1.17%) PaaS
5 14 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.62%) SaaS
8 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.47%) Office 365
8 6 (0.47%) Serverless
9 5 (0.39%) GitHub
10 4 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.31%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.31%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.23%) Boomi
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.16%) Slack
13 1 (0.078%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.86%) Internet
2 7 (0.54%) HTTP
3 6 (0.47%) FTP
4 4 (0.31%) Intranet
4 4 (0.31%) SMS
4 4 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.23%) SSL
6 2 (0.16%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.16%) Junos
6 2 (0.16%) OpenFlow
6 2 (0.16%) VLAN
7 1 (0.078%) DKIM
7 1 (0.078%) DMARC
7 1 (0.078%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.078%) RTP
7 1 (0.078%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 422 (32.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 286 (22.26%) Data Warehouse
4 271 (21.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 161 (12.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 105 (8.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 100 (7.78%) Power BI
8 93 (7.24%) Oracle Database
9 91 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 86 (6.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 81 (6.30%) Relational Database
11 81 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
12 44 (3.42%) Big Data
13 40 (3.11%) MySQL
13 40 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 37 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
15 34 (2.65%) NoSQL
16 29 (2.26%) Azure SQL Database
17 28 (2.18%) OLAP
18 23 (1.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 102 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 73 (5.68%) Visual Studio
3 71 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 47 (3.66%) JIRA
5 36 (2.80%) Subversion
6 34 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 19 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 16 (1.25%) NUnit
9 16 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 14 (1.09%) Maven
10 14 (1.09%) ProC
11 11 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 10 (0.78%) Bitbucket
12 10 (0.78%) Selenium
13 9 (0.70%) Mercurial
14 8 (0.62%) Eclipse
14 8 (0.62%) JIRA Agile
14 8 (0.62%) Moq
15 7 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 318 (24.75%) Finance
2 139 (10.82%) Banking
3 77 (5.99%) Front Office
4 51 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 50 (3.89%) Retail
6 24 (1.87%) Legal
7 16 (1.25%) Law
8 15 (1.17%) Back Office
8 15 (1.17%) Marketing
9 10 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 10 (0.78%) Games
9 10 (0.78%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.62%) Advertising
11 7 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.47%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
16 1 (0.078%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (37.20%) .NET
2 161 (12.53%) ASP.NET
3 160 (12.45%) HTML
4 108 (8.40%) AngularJS
5 101 (7.86%) .NET Framework
6 99 (7.70%) CSS
7 88 (6.85%) jQuery
8 86 (6.69%) Web Services
9 82 (6.38%) WCF
10 77 (5.99%) Entity Framework
11 74 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 74 (5.76%) XML
12 73 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 66 (5.14%) WPF
14 55 (4.28%) REST
15 51 (3.97%) HTML5
16 39 (3.04%) JSON
17 38 (2.96%) WinForms
18 36 (2.80%) Spring
19 30 (2.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
3 42 (3.27%) Fixed Income
4 34 (2.65%) Derivative
5 27 (2.10%) Algorithms
6 23 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 23 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 20 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.40%) User Experience
9 17 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.25%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.01%) OTC Derivatives
12 12 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.93%) Management Information System
12 12 (0.93%) Replication
13 11 (0.86%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.86%) Reinsurance
14 10 (0.78%) Grid Computing
15 9 (0.70%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.70%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 68 (5.29%) Windows
2 54 (4.20%) Linux
3 41 (3.19%) Unix
4 8 (0.62%) AIX
4 8 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.54%) VMS
6 6 (0.47%) OpenVMS
7 4 (0.31%) Android
8 3 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.23%) Debian
8 3 (0.23%) Solaris
8 3 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.16%) CentOS
9 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 352 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (21.63%) Business Intelligence
3 262 (20.39%) ETL
4 172 (13.39%) MVC
5 113 (8.79%) Migration
6 103 (8.02%) TDD
7 97 (7.55%) Analytics
8 91 (7.08%) Performance Tuning
9 88 (6.85%) Data Modelling
10 81 (6.30%) Problem-Solving
11 71 (5.53%) Scrum
12 68 (5.29%) Kimball Methodology
13 67 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
14 65 (5.06%) Unit Testing
15 64 (4.98%) Multithreading
16 63 (4.90%) Web Development
17 62 (4.82%) Data Migration
18 58 (4.51%) OO
19 53 (4.12%) DevOps
19 53 (4.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,177 (91.60%) SQL
2 509 (39.61%) C#
3 342 (26.61%) T-SQL
4 215 (16.73%) JavaScript
5 140 (10.89%) PL/SQL
6 110 (8.56%) Java
7 73 (5.68%) VBA
8 68 (5.29%) Python
9 65 (5.06%) VB.NET
10 35 (2.72%) PowerShell
10 35 (2.72%) VB
11 29 (2.26%) R
12 25 (1.95%) PHP
13 22 (1.71%) C
13 22 (1.71%) C++
13 22 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.48%) TypeScript
15 15 (1.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 14 (1.09%) Java 8
17 11 (0.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 43 (3.35%) Degree
3 36 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.47%) MCSE
7 4 (0.31%) MCSA
7 4 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.16%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.16%) OCP
10 1 (0.078%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) HND
10 1 (0.078%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.078%) MCAD
10 1 (0.078%) MCITP
10 1 (0.078%) MCPD
10 1 (0.078%) MCSD
10 1 (0.078%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 22 (1.71%) QA
3 20 (1.56%) GDPR
4 9 (0.70%) MiFID
5 5 (0.39%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.23%) GCP
6 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.23%) SLA
7 2 (0.16%) Basel III
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) PMO
8 1 (0.078%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.078%) EMIR
8 1 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (1.17%) Docker
2 11 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.078%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.39%) Control-M
4 4 (0.31%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.078%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.078%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.078%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.078%) Kibana
6 1 (0.078%) MOM
6 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.078%) Puppet
6 1 (0.078%) Salt
6 1 (0.078%) Terraform
Vendors
1 275 (21.40%) Microsoft
2 221 (17.20%) Oracle
3 55 (4.28%) Tableau
4 22 (1.71%) RedGate
5 20 (1.56%) MapR
6 18 (1.40%) SAP
7 17 (1.32%) Google
8 15 (1.17%) Capita
9 12 (0.93%) Informatica
9 12 (0.93%) Sybase
10 11 (0.86%) Charles River
11 10 (0.78%) Telerik
12 9 (0.70%) Cognos
13 8 (0.62%) Citrix
13 8 (0.62%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.62%) Talend
14 7 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
15 6 (0.47%) IBM
15 6 (0.47%) Remedy
15 6 (0.47%) TIBCO