Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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.

SQL Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 161 116
Rank change year-on-year -8 -45 +2
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,439 1,514 1,986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.56% 1.68% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.77% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,195 1,169 1,515
England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 9
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.76% +15.92%
10th Percentile £35.00 £21.10 £30.42
90th Percentile £187.50 £48.40 £63.92
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.02
% change year-on-year +20.00% -10.76% +12.05%

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 87,499 85,538 93,500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.76% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,692 56,349 60,467
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 £610 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,538 2,914 3,579
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year +2.78% -2.81% +12.24%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 18 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 +18 752 £475 +11.76% 171
South East +5 284 £363 -3.33% 73
North of England -28 174 £350 - 92
East of England +31 104 £357 -0.90% 21
Yorkshire -16 100 £343 -2.00% 40
Midlands -42 90 £325 - 65
North West -31 74 £350 +3.70% 47
South West -57 54 £375 +15.38% 33
West Midlands -28 52 £363 +14.90% 36
East Midlands -13 36 £315 -4.91% 29
North East +27 2 £425 +13.33% 5
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, SQL 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1,294 (89.92%) SQL
2 932 (64.77%) SQL Server
3 565 (39.26%) .NET
4 556 (38.64%) C#
5 509 (35.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 459 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
7 412 (28.63%) Finance
8 363 (25.23%) T-SQL
9 352 (24.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 329 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 309 (21.47%) ETL
12 305 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
13 280 (19.46%) MVC
14 277 (19.25%) JavaScript
15 268 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
16 242 (16.82%) ASP.NET
17 227 (15.77%) Oracle
18 189 (13.13%) Java
19 178 (12.37%) HTML
19 178 (12.37%) Banking
20 177 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 161 (11.19%) TDD
22 154 (10.70%) AngularJS
23 143 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
24 141 (9.80%) Data Modelling
25 140 (9.73%) Migration
26 138 (9.59%) .NET Framework
27 136 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
28 132 (9.17%) Web Services
29 131 (9.10%) WCF

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 29 (2.02%) SharePoint
2 23 (1.60%) IIS
3 18 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 14 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 12 (0.83%) Confluence
7 10 (0.69%) Apache
8 9 (0.63%) CMS
8 9 (0.63%) Umbraco
8 9 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.56%) JBoss
9 8 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (0.49%) SAS
11 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.35%) Kentico
12 5 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.35%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.28%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 86 (5.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (1.53%) Markit EDM
2 9 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.14%) SAP R/3
6 2 (0.14%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.069%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.069%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.069%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 81 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
3 14 (0.97%) Serverless
4 11 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 9 (0.63%) IaaS
5 9 (0.63%) PaaS
6 8 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.35%) GitHub
8 5 (0.35%) npm
9 4 (0.28%) Azure Machine Learning
9 4 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.28%) Office 365
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.21%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 3 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 3 (0.21%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.49%) SMS
2 6 (0.42%) AMQP
2 6 (0.42%) Intranet
2 6 (0.42%) PPP
3 5 (0.35%) HTTP
4 4 (0.28%) LDAP
5 3 (0.21%) Internet
5 3 (0.21%) Skype
5 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.069%) 4G
6 1 (0.069%) DSL
6 1 (0.069%) Extranet
6 1 (0.069%) Firewall
6 1 (0.069%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (64.77%) SQL Server
2 509 (35.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 352 (24.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 268 (18.62%) Data Warehouse
5 177 (12.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 143 (9.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 136 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 88 (6.12%) Relational Database
9 84 (5.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 83 (5.77%) SQL Server 2016
11 73 (5.07%) Power BI
12 59 (4.10%) NoSQL
13 57 (3.96%) Oracle Database
14 51 (3.54%) QlikView
15 49 (3.41%) OLAP
16 40 (2.78%) RDBMS
17 39 (2.71%) MongoDB
18 37 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
19 33 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
19 33 (2.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 97 (6.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 64 (4.45%) Visual Studio
4 53 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 50 (3.47%) JIRA
6 23 (1.60%) Subversion
7 21 (1.46%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.46%) NUnit
8 20 (1.39%) Selenium
9 18 (1.25%) FitNesse
10 17 (1.18%) Maven
11 16 (1.11%) Mockito
11 16 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
12 14 (0.97%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.90%) JUnit
14 11 (0.76%) Moq
14 11 (0.76%) MSTest
15 9 (0.63%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.63%) MSBuild
15 9 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 412 (28.63%) Finance
2 178 (12.37%) Banking
3 83 (5.77%) Front Office
4 58 (4.03%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.71%) Back Office
6 31 (2.15%) Retail
7 27 (1.88%) Marketing
8 13 (0.90%) Legal
9 12 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.76%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.49%) Electronics
11 7 (0.49%) Law
12 6 (0.42%) French Language
12 6 (0.42%) Publishing
13 4 (0.28%) Automotive
13 4 (0.28%) Local Government
13 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Games
14 3 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 565 (39.26%) .NET
2 242 (16.82%) ASP.NET
3 178 (12.37%) HTML
4 154 (10.70%) AngularJS
5 138 (9.59%) .NET Framework
6 132 (9.17%) Web Services
7 131 (9.10%) WCF
8 122 (8.48%) CSS
9 121 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 119 (8.27%) jQuery
11 94 (6.53%) WPF
12 91 (6.32%) Entity Framework
13 82 (5.70%) REST
14 80 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
15 77 (5.35%) JSON
16 65 (4.52%) XML
17 64 (4.45%) Spring
18 51 (3.54%) HTML5
19 40 (2.78%) MDX
19 40 (2.78%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (3.82%) Fixed Income
4 39 (2.71%) Equities
4 39 (2.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 35 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
6 34 (2.36%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 31 (2.15%) Hedge funds
9 29 (2.02%) Derivative
10 26 (1.81%) Fintech
11 23 (1.60%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.39%) Credit Risk
13 17 (1.18%) NHS
13 17 (1.18%) User Experience
14 16 (1.11%) Market Risk
15 13 (0.90%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.76%) Reference Data
17 8 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (6.18%) Linux
2 81 (5.63%) Unix
3 52 (3.61%) Windows
4 8 (0.56%) AIX
5 4 (0.28%) Android
5 4 (0.28%) Debian
5 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.28%) Solaris
5 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.21%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.21%) MVS
6 3 (0.21%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.069%) HPUX
8 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.069%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (21.47%) ETL
3 305 (21.20%) Business Intelligence
4 280 (19.46%) MVC
5 161 (11.19%) TDD
6 141 (9.80%) Data Modelling
7 140 (9.73%) Migration
8 118 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
9 115 (7.99%) Scrum
10 98 (6.81%) Unit Testing
11 91 (6.32%) Web Development
12 90 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
13 77 (5.35%) Test Automation
14 76 (5.28%) Data Migration
15 72 (5.00%) Analytics
16 68 (4.73%) SDLC
17 61 (4.24%) Asset Management
18 57 (3.96%) Data Analysis
19 55 (3.82%) DevOps
20 54 (3.75%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 1,294 (89.92%) SQL
2 556 (38.64%) C#
3 363 (25.23%) T-SQL
4 277 (19.25%) JavaScript
5 189 (13.13%) Java
6 130 (9.03%) PL/SQL
7 77 (5.35%) VB.NET
8 68 (4.73%) VBA
9 64 (4.45%) Python
10 47 (3.27%) C++
11 37 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 29 (2.02%) PowerShell
13 26 (1.81%) TypeScript
14 24 (1.67%) C
15 21 (1.46%) VB
16 16 (1.11%) R
16 16 (1.11%) Scala
17 15 (1.04%) Ruby
18 14 (0.97%) Perl
18 14 (0.97%) PHP
Qualifications
1 60 (4.17%) Degree
2 46 (3.20%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (0.83%) MCITP
7 10 (0.69%) MCSE
8 8 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.49%) PhD
10 5 (0.35%) PMP
11 4 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.28%) MCTS
12 2 (0.14%) MCAD
12 2 (0.14%) MCSD
12 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.14%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.069%) CFA
13 1 (0.069%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.069%) Master's Degree
13 1 (0.069%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.27%) MiFID
2 42 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.46%) QA
4 8 (0.56%) EMIR
5 7 (0.49%) GDPR
6 6 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.21%) GAAP
7 3 (0.21%) GCP
8 2 (0.14%) IFRS
8 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.069%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.069%) PMO
9 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (1.18%) Docker
2 9 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.14%) Firmware
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.069%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (0.83%) Ansible
2 11 (0.76%) Puppet
3 7 (0.49%) Grafana
3 7 (0.49%) Kibana
3 7 (0.49%) logstash
4 6 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.28%) Control-M
6 2 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.069%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.069%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.069%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.069%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 329 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 227 (15.77%) Oracle
3 86 (5.98%) Tableau
4 35 (2.43%) Sybase
5 19 (1.32%) IBM
5 19 (1.32%) RedGate
6 18 (1.25%) SAP
7 15 (1.04%) DevExpress
8 13 (0.90%) TIBCO
9 11 (0.76%) Cognos
10 9 (0.63%) Cloudera
10 9 (0.63%) MapR
10 9 (0.63%) Telerik
11 8 (0.56%) Google
11 8 (0.56%) Informatica
11 8 (0.56%) Solace
11 8 (0.56%) Splunk
11 8 (0.56%) Talarian
11 8 (0.56%) Teradata
12 7 (0.49%) MicroStrategy