Period
to 16 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 168 157
Rank change year-on-year -31 -11 -41
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1,347 1,512 1,628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.41% 1.60% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.69% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,071 1,228 1,253
England median daily rate £425 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +10.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £620 £588 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £401 £375
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 13
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +34.33% -16.79%
10th Percentile £34.63 £32.25 £20.80
90th Percentile £66.25 £51.00 £44.05
UK median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +25.00% -10.58%

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 90,278 89,592 90,420
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.88% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,552 59,979 59,531
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,723 2,605 2,989
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.83 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £46.79
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -51 618 £500 +5.26% 132
North of England +35 260 £363 +5.69% 80
South East -65 212 £420 +12.00% 48
Yorkshire +4 126 £365 +6.41% 32
North West +34 115 £363 +3.57% 45
East of England -20 87 £400 +10.34% 21
Midlands -30 87 £350 - 39
South West -4 82 £413 +10.00% 19
West Midlands -19 50 £375 +1.35% 26
East Midlands +2 38 £350 +11.11% 13
North East +8 19 £350 -17.65% 3
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 1,233 (91.54%) SQL
2 866 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 526 (39.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 523 (38.83%) C#
5 434 (32.22%) T-SQL
6 430 (31.92%) .NET
7 367 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
8 360 (26.73%) Finance
9 348 (25.84%) ETL
10 321 (23.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 309 (22.94%) Data Warehouse
12 299 (22.20%) Microsoft
13 296 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
14 217 (16.11%) Oracle
15 182 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 179 (13.29%) Migration
17 175 (12.99%) JavaScript
18 166 (12.32%) ASP.NET
18 166 (12.32%) MVC
19 160 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 155 (11.51%) Banking
21 145 (10.76%) Power BI
22 142 (10.54%) PL/SQL
23 132 (9.80%) Data Migration
24 119 (8.83%) SQL Server 2016
25 115 (8.54%) .NET Framework
26 113 (8.39%) HTML
26 113 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
27 110 (8.17%) XML
28 107 (7.94%) TDD

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 19 (1.41%) IIS
2 15 (1.11%) CMS
3 13 (0.97%) Confluence
4 12 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 9 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 8 (0.59%) Apache
6 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (0.59%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 7 (0.52%) SAS
8 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.37%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.30%) Drupal
10 3 (0.22%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Application Server
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (7.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.52%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.30%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.22%) FastStats
4 3 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.15%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.15%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.074%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 160 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 16 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (0.82%) PaaS
7 10 (0.74%) IaaS
7 10 (0.74%) Office 365
8 8 (0.59%) Apigee
9 5 (0.37%) Boomi
9 5 (0.37%) SaaS
10 4 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.30%) Serverless
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.74%) SSL
3 8 (0.59%) Skype
4 6 (0.45%) Internet
5 5 (0.37%) HTTP
6 2 (0.15%) DMZ
6 2 (0.15%) Intranet
6 2 (0.15%) Modbus
6 2 (0.15%) SMS
6 2 (0.15%) SSH
7 1 (0.074%) Broadband
7 1 (0.074%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.074%) Junos
7 1 (0.074%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.074%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 866 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 526 (39.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 321 (23.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 309 (22.94%) Data Warehouse
5 182 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 145 (10.76%) Power BI
7 119 (8.83%) SQL Server 2016
8 98 (7.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 87 (6.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 82 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
11 77 (5.72%) Relational Database
12 59 (4.38%) Oracle Database
13 48 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
15 33 (2.45%) Big Data
16 32 (2.38%) MySQL
17 30 (2.23%) RDBMS
18 29 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
18 29 (2.15%) QlikView
19 28 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 94 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 82 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 58 (4.31%) Subversion
4 52 (3.86%) JIRA
5 42 (3.12%) Git (software)
6 27 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 19 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 14 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 12 (0.89%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (0.74%) Maven
13 8 (0.59%) Eclipse
13 8 (0.59%) MSTest
13 8 (0.59%) NUnit
13 8 (0.59%) Toad
14 7 (0.52%) Cucumber
14 7 (0.52%) Mercurial
14 7 (0.52%) ReSharper
General
1 360 (26.73%) Finance
2 155 (11.51%) Banking
3 66 (4.90%) Front Office
4 53 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 42 (3.12%) Retail
6 32 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.34%) Legal
8 15 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.97%) Law
10 12 (0.89%) Marketing
11 8 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (0.59%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.45%) Advertising
12 6 (0.45%) Games
13 5 (0.37%) Electronics
14 4 (0.30%) Back Office
14 4 (0.30%) Publishing
15 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.15%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (31.92%) .NET
2 166 (12.32%) ASP.NET
3 115 (8.54%) .NET Framework
4 113 (8.39%) HTML
5 110 (8.17%) XML
6 102 (7.57%) AngularJS
7 101 (7.50%) Web Services
8 91 (6.76%) CSS
9 88 (6.53%) jQuery
10 75 (5.57%) Entity Framework
11 72 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web API
12 66 (4.90%) WCF
13 63 (4.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 61 (4.53%) JSON
14 61 (4.53%) WPF
15 47 (3.49%) RESTful
16 42 (3.12%) React
17 41 (3.04%) REST
18 36 (2.67%) HTML5
19 29 (2.15%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 113 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (3.34%) Fixed Income
2 45 (3.34%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (2.60%) Hedge funds
4 28 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 25 (1.86%) Derivative
6 23 (1.71%) Reference Data
7 22 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.41%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (1.11%) Mobile App
10 15 (1.11%) NHS
11 12 (0.89%) Equities
12 11 (0.82%) Market Risk
12 11 (0.82%) User Experience
13 10 (0.74%) Fintech
13 10 (0.74%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.67%) Device Driver
14 9 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 58 (4.31%) Windows
2 57 (4.23%) Linux
3 24 (1.78%) Unix
4 12 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.52%) CentOS
7 5 (0.37%) OpenVMS
7 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.22%) Solaris
9 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.15%) VMS
11 1 (0.074%) Android
11 1 (0.074%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.074%) Debian
11 1 (0.074%) MVS
11 1 (0.074%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 367 (27.25%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (25.84%) ETL
3 296 (21.97%) Business Intelligence
4 179 (13.29%) Migration
5 166 (12.32%) MVC
6 132 (9.80%) Data Migration
7 107 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
7 107 (7.94%) TDD
8 98 (7.28%) Data Modelling
9 89 (6.61%) Analytics
10 82 (6.09%) Performance Tuning
11 81 (6.01%) Scrum
12 75 (5.57%) Data Analysis
12 75 (5.57%) SDLC
13 74 (5.49%) Test Automation
14 73 (5.42%) Kimball Methodology
15 65 (4.83%) E-Commerce
16 62 (4.60%) Multithreading
17 61 (4.53%) Unit Testing
18 60 (4.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,233 (91.54%) SQL
2 523 (38.83%) C#
3 434 (32.22%) T-SQL
4 175 (12.99%) JavaScript
5 142 (10.54%) PL/SQL
6 104 (7.72%) Java
7 72 (5.35%) Python
8 69 (5.12%) VBA
9 43 (3.19%) PowerShell
10 31 (2.30%) VB.NET
11 27 (2.00%) VB
12 23 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 22 (1.63%) R
14 21 (1.56%) PHP
15 18 (1.34%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.26%) C++
16 17 (1.26%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 13 (0.97%) Java 8
19 11 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 69 (5.12%) SC Cleared
3 55 (4.08%) Degree
4 18 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.52%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.45%) MCSE
7 6 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.30%) OCA
9 3 (0.22%) MCITP
10 2 (0.15%) ACCA
10 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.074%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.074%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.074%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.074%) MCSA
11 1 (0.074%) OCP
11 1 (0.074%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.41%) Data Quality
2 26 (1.93%) QA
3 12 (0.89%) GDPR
4 9 (0.67%) Basel III
5 6 (0.45%) IFRS
6 5 (0.37%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.22%) COREP
7 3 (0.22%) FINREP
7 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.22%) PMO
7 3 (0.22%) SLA
7 3 (0.22%) TickIT
8 1 (0.074%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.074%) HL7
8 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (0.74%) Docker
2 4 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (0.22%) SRDF
4 1 (0.074%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.074%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.074%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.074%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (0.89%) Ansible
2 10 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (0.37%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.22%) Control-M
4 3 (0.22%) MOM
5 2 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.074%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 299 (22.20%) Microsoft
2 217 (16.11%) Oracle
3 68 (5.05%) Tableau
4 26 (1.93%) Google
5 24 (1.78%) Talend
6 22 (1.63%) SAP
7 21 (1.56%) Sybase
8 18 (1.34%) IBM
9 16 (1.19%) Informatica
10 14 (1.04%) Citrix
11 11 (0.82%) RedGate
12 9 (0.67%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.59%) ServiceNow
14 7 (0.52%) Teradata
15 6 (0.45%) UiPath
15 6 (0.45%) Workday
16 5 (0.37%) Charles River
16 5 (0.37%) Infor
16 5 (0.37%) MuleSoft
16 5 (0.37%) Sitecore