The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £394 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.

SQL Developer
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 112 94
Rank change year-on-year -38 -18  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 716 1019 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.71% 2.04% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 2.14% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 764 791
Median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £47.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +30.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  

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%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
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 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 -34 356 £450 - 97
South East +19 152 £350 - 45
Yorkshire -6 54 £338 -3.57% 15
North West +7 40 £313 -3.84% 37
South West -8 40 £350 -6.66% 16
West Midlands -14 29 £325 -8.45% 26
East Midlands -8 25 £344 +25.00% 13
East of England -12 22 £303 -16.55% 24
North East -22 2 £285 -15.55% 2
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 1243 (91.00%) SQL
2 826 (60.47%) SQL Server
3 515 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 471 (34.48%) C#
5 459 (33.60%) .NET
6 391 (28.62%) T-SQL
7 384 (28.11%) Finance
8 377 (27.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 360 (26.35%) Business Intelligence
10 347 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
11 345 (25.26%) Microsoft
12 277 (20.28%) Data Warehouse
13 274 (20.06%) Oracle
14 268 (19.62%) ETL
15 232 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 195 (14.28%) JavaScript
17 186 (13.62%) ASP.NET
18 181 (13.25%) MVC
18 181 (13.25%) Banking
19 174 (12.74%) SQL Server 2012
20 172 (12.59%) PL/SQL
21 160 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
22 155 (11.35%) MS Excel
23 127 (9.30%) Java
24 126 (9.22%) HTML
25 116 (8.49%) .NET Framework
26 113 (8.27%) TDD
27 112 (8.20%) Migration
27 112 (8.20%) Oracle Database
28 110 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014

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 41 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.98%) IIS
3 14 (1.02%) Confluence
3 14 (1.02%) SAS
4 13 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 12 (0.88%) CMS
6 10 (0.73%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.37%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.37%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.29%) GeoServer
10 4 (0.29%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.22%) Apache
11 3 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 155 (11.35%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.98%) MS Office
3 11 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.22%) SPSS
6 2 (0.15%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.073%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 15 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.88%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.37%) Markit EDM
5 5 (0.37%) Workday HCM
6 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
7 3 (0.22%) Shopify
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.073%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.073%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.073%) Exstream
9 1 (0.073%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.073%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.073%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.073%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.37%) GitHub
4 5 (0.37%) IaaS
4 5 (0.37%) PaaS
5 3 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.22%) Slack
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.15%) Boomi
6 2 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.15%) Google Checkout
6 2 (0.15%) iTunes
6 2 (0.15%) SaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Trello
7 1 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.073%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.073%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.073%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.81%) Intranet
2 6 (0.44%) Internet
3 5 (0.37%) FTP
4 3 (0.22%) HTTP
4 3 (0.22%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.15%) DNS
5 2 (0.15%) Extranet
5 2 (0.15%) SMS
5 2 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.073%) DHCP
6 1 (0.073%) LDAP
6 1 (0.073%) NFC
6 1 (0.073%) Profibus
6 1 (0.073%) Skype
6 1 (0.073%) SMPP
6 1 (0.073%) SMTP
6 1 (0.073%) SNMP
6 1 (0.073%) SSH
6 1 (0.073%) SSL
6 1 (0.073%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 826 (60.47%) SQL Server
2 515 (37.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 377 (27.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 277 (20.28%) Data Warehouse
5 232 (16.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 174 (12.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 160 (11.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 112 (8.20%) Oracle Database
9 110 (8.05%) SQL Server 2014
10 85 (6.22%) Relational Database
11 60 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 59 (4.32%) Power BI
13 47 (3.44%) QlikView
14 43 (3.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 39 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
16 35 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
16 35 (2.56%) RDBMS
17 34 (2.49%) OLAP
18 29 (2.12%) MS Access
19 27 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 107 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (5.12%) Visual Studio
3 53 (3.88%) Git (software)
4 48 (3.51%) Subversion
5 41 (3.00%) JIRA
6 28 (2.05%) NUnit
7 19 (1.39%) Moq
7 19 (1.39%) ReSharper
8 17 (1.24%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.02%) MSBuild
10 13 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 12 (0.88%) Grunt
11 12 (0.88%) Maven
12 11 (0.81%) Jasmine
12 11 (0.81%) JUnit
12 11 (0.81%) Toad
13 10 (0.73%) gulp
13 10 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
13 10 (0.73%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.66%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 384 (28.11%) Finance
2 181 (13.25%) Banking
3 59 (4.32%) Front Office
4 46 (3.37%) Investment Banking
5 32 (2.34%) Retail
6 28 (2.05%) Advertising
7 27 (1.98%) Back Office
7 27 (1.98%) Marketing
8 19 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.32%) Legal
10 13 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.73%) Electronics
13 7 (0.51%) Games
14 5 (0.37%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.22%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Music Industry
16 3 (0.22%) Publishing
16 3 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 459 (33.60%) .NET
2 186 (13.62%) ASP.NET
3 126 (9.22%) HTML
4 116 (8.49%) .NET Framework
5 101 (7.39%) jQuery
6 94 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 92 (6.73%) Entity Framework
8 89 (6.52%) CSS
9 84 (6.15%) Web Services
10 77 (5.64%) AngularJS
11 76 (5.56%) WCF
11 76 (5.56%) XML
12 62 (4.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 58 (4.25%) WPF
14 43 (3.15%) HTML5
14 43 (3.15%) LINQ
15 41 (3.00%) MDX
16 38 (2.78%) Ajax
17 35 (2.56%) WinForms
18 28 (2.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 78 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.22%) Fixed Income
3 33 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (1.76%) Algorithms
6 22 (1.61%) NHS
7 21 (1.54%) Derivative
8 18 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.32%) Equities
9 16 (1.17%) Fintech
10 14 (1.02%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.95%) Hedge funds
11 13 (0.95%) Replication
12 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.59%) N-Tier
13 6 (0.44%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.44%) FMCG
13 6 (0.44%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.44%) Market Risk
14 5 (0.37%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 85 (6.22%) Unix
2 82 (6.00%) Linux
3 81 (5.93%) Windows
4 12 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 11 (0.81%) Android
6 5 (0.37%) AIX
6 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.15%) Solaris
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.15%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.073%) MVS
9 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (26.35%) Business Intelligence
2 347 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (19.62%) ETL
4 181 (13.25%) MVC
5 113 (8.27%) TDD
6 112 (8.20%) Migration
7 101 (7.39%) Data Modelling
8 89 (6.52%) SDLC
9 80 (5.86%) Scrum
9 80 (5.86%) Unit Testing
10 75 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (5.34%) Analytics
12 60 (4.39%) Kimball Methodology
13 51 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (3.66%) OO
14 50 (3.66%) Software Engineering
15 48 (3.51%) Data Migration
16 43 (3.15%) Data Management
16 43 (3.15%) Web Development
17 42 (3.07%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1243 (91.00%) SQL
2 471 (34.48%) C#
3 391 (28.62%) T-SQL
4 195 (14.28%) JavaScript
5 172 (12.59%) PL/SQL
6 127 (9.30%) Java
7 77 (5.64%) VBA
8 66 (4.83%) VB.NET
9 64 (4.69%) Python
10 56 (4.10%) Shell Script
11 48 (3.51%) C++
12 35 (2.56%) VB
13 34 (2.49%) C
14 25 (1.83%) Perl
14 25 (1.83%) PowerShell
15 18 (1.32%) PHP
16 15 (1.10%) R
17 11 (0.81%) Apex Code
18 10 (0.73%) TypeScript
19 9 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 63 (4.61%) Degree
2 41 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.12%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.44%) PhD
6 5 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.37%) MCITP
7 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.22%) MCTS
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (0.22%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.15%) CFA
8 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.073%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.073%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.073%) ISEB
9 1 (0.073%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.073%) MCAD
9 1 (0.073%) MCP
9 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.93%) QA
2 20 (1.46%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.44%) Basel III
3 6 (0.44%) EMIR
4 5 (0.37%) CRD IV
4 5 (0.37%) MiFID
5 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.22%) HL7
5 3 (0.22%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) IFRS
6 2 (0.15%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.073%) Basel II
7 1 (0.073%) COREP
7 1 (0.073%) DICOM
7 1 (0.073%) FINREP
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.29%) Docker
3 1 (0.073%) HDFS
3 1 (0.073%) NFS
3 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.073%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.073%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) Control-M
2 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.073%) Ansible
4 1 (0.073%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.073%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.073%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.073%) Puppet
4 1 (0.073%) SCOM
4 1 (0.073%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 345 (25.26%) Microsoft
2 274 (20.06%) Oracle
3 42 (3.07%) Tableau
4 22 (1.61%) Sybase
5 21 (1.54%) SAP
6 20 (1.46%) Bloomberg
6 20 (1.46%) Teradata
7 16 (1.17%) Netezza
8 15 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 10 (0.73%) Google
10 10 (0.73%) Vertica
11 9 (0.66%) Greenplum
11 9 (0.66%) RedGate
11 9 (0.66%) Talend
12 8 (0.59%) Cognos
12 8 (0.59%) Informatica
13 7 (0.51%) Ab Initio
13 7 (0.51%) IBM
13 7 (0.51%) Reuters
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £350 to £400 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £475 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £370 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £800 - £850 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £382 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 6 days ago
London
aap3
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day + Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 400-450 Per Day
Posted: 8 days ago