The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 161 86
Rank change year-on-year -4 -75  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 668 802 1248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.62% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.70% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 586 970
Median daily rate £413 £365 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% +0.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 5
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +8 346 £475 +9.51% 109
South East +3 120 £400 +9.58% 43
North West -1 54 £350 +7.69% 40
South West -8 47 £375 +15.38% 13
Yorkshire +9 39 £339 -9.60% 22
East of England -8 30 £331 +1.92% 3
West Midlands -11 18 £305 -15.86% 18
East Midlands -36 11 £338 +20.53% 7
North East +68 2 £375 +32.74% 4
Midlands - 1 - - 25
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (91.26%) SQL
2 761 (55.87%) SQL Server
3 494 (36.27%) C#
4 458 (33.63%) .NET
5 428 (31.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 393 (28.85%) Finance
7 384 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
8 342 (25.11%) Business Intelligence
9 335 (24.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 320 (23.49%) T-SQL
11 277 (20.34%) Microsoft
12 272 (19.97%) Oracle
13 261 (19.16%) ETL
14 249 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
15 232 (17.03%) JavaScript
16 214 (15.71%) ASP.NET
17 200 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 194 (14.24%) Java
18 194 (14.24%) Banking
19 191 (14.02%) MVC
20 175 (12.85%) PL/SQL
21 169 (12.41%) HTML
22 163 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
23 144 (10.57%) SQL Server 2008
24 137 (10.06%) TDD
25 135 (9.91%) jQuery
26 121 (8.88%) CSS
27 119 (8.74%) Migration
28 114 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
29 111 (8.15%) Linux

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 31 (2.28%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.98%) JBoss
3 23 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 20 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (1.17%) WebSphere Process Server
6 15 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.03%) IIS
8 12 (0.88%) SAS
9 11 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (0.73%) CMS
11 8 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.51%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.51%) WildFly
13 6 (0.44%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.37%) Confluence
14 5 (0.37%) nginx
14 5 (0.37%) Tuxedo
15 4 (0.29%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 93 (6.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.29%) LaTeX
4 3 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) SPSS
6 1 (0.073%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.073%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.44%) ION MarketView
4 6 (0.44%) Markit EDM
4 6 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle iStore
6 4 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 3 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
7 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
7 3 (0.22%) Oracle Utilities
8 2 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Siebel CRM
8 2 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.47%) GitHub
4 6 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.37%) SaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.15%) Google Checkout
6 2 (0.15%) IaaS
6 2 (0.15%) iTunes
6 2 (0.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.15%) Slack
7 1 (0.073%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.073%) AWS Data Pipeline
7 1 (0.073%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.073%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.29%) Intranet
2 3 (0.22%) HTTP
2 3 (0.22%) Internet
2 3 (0.22%) IP Telephony
2 3 (0.22%) Skype
3 2 (0.15%) DNS
3 2 (0.15%) Extranet
4 1 (0.073%) DHCP
4 1 (0.073%) LDAP
4 1 (0.073%) NFC
4 1 (0.073%) SMPP
4 1 (0.073%) SMTP
4 1 (0.073%) SSH
4 1 (0.073%) SSL
4 1 (0.073%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.073%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 761 (55.87%) SQL Server
2 428 (31.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 335 (24.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 249 (18.28%) Data Warehouse
5 200 (14.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 163 (11.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 144 (10.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 106 (7.78%) Oracle Database
9 83 (6.09%) SQL Server 2014
10 82 (6.02%) Relational Database
11 75 (5.51%) Power BI
12 59 (4.33%) SQL Server 2016
13 46 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 40 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
15 38 (2.79%) QlikView
16 37 (2.72%) RDBMS
17 35 (2.57%) OLAP
18 31 (2.28%) Oracle Database 12c
19 29 (2.13%) SQLPlus
20 26 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 114 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (5.43%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 43 (3.16%) JIRA
5 33 (2.42%) Jenkins
6 32 (2.35%) Subversion
7 30 (2.20%) Maven
8 26 (1.91%) Moq
9 25 (1.84%) NUnit
10 24 (1.76%) Cucumber
11 23 (1.69%) JUnit
12 20 (1.47%) ReSharper
13 18 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.25%) Mockito
15 16 (1.17%) Selenium
16 15 (1.10%) IntelliJ
16 15 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
17 14 (1.03%) MSBuild
18 13 (0.95%) Toad
19 11 (0.81%) MSTest
General
1 393 (28.85%) Finance
2 194 (14.24%) Banking
3 84 (6.17%) Front Office
4 68 (4.99%) Investment Banking
5 44 (3.23%) Retail
6 29 (2.13%) Marketing
7 21 (1.54%) Back Office
8 20 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 15 (1.10%) Legal
11 12 (0.88%) Advertising
12 10 (0.73%) Electronics
12 10 (0.73%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.44%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.37%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.29%) Billing
15 4 (0.29%) General Ledger
15 4 (0.29%) Law
15 4 (0.29%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (33.63%) .NET
2 214 (15.71%) ASP.NET
3 169 (12.41%) HTML
4 135 (9.91%) jQuery
5 121 (8.88%) CSS
6 102 (7.49%) .NET Framework
7 100 (7.34%) AngularJS
8 97 (7.12%) Web Services
9 95 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 91 (6.68%) WCF
11 89 (6.53%) Entity Framework
12 63 (4.63%) XML
13 57 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (4.11%) Spring
15 55 (4.04%) WPF
16 51 (3.74%) HTML5
17 47 (3.45%) Ajax
18 41 (3.01%) MDX
19 35 (2.57%) JSON
19 35 (2.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 76 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (4.77%) Fixed Income
3 55 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 45 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.94%) Derivative
6 37 (2.72%) Data Structures
7 32 (2.35%) Algorithms
8 27 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 20 (1.47%) Fintech
10 19 (1.40%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.32%) Equities
12 17 (1.25%) NHS
13 13 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.73%) Market Risk
16 9 (0.66%) Mobile App
17 8 (0.59%) iPad
17 8 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
18 7 (0.51%) FMCG
18 7 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 111 (8.15%) Linux
2 98 (7.20%) Unix
3 74 (5.43%) Windows
4 12 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.51%) AIX
5 7 (0.51%) Android
6 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.29%) Solaris
8 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.073%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.073%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.073%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (25.11%) Business Intelligence
3 261 (19.16%) ETL
4 191 (14.02%) MVC
5 137 (10.06%) TDD
6 119 (8.74%) Migration
7 110 (8.08%) SDLC
8 93 (6.83%) Data Modelling
9 91 (6.68%) Performance Tuning
9 91 (6.68%) Scrum
9 91 (6.68%) Unit Testing
10 78 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
11 69 (5.07%) Asset Management
12 61 (4.48%) Software Engineering
13 59 (4.33%) Kimball Methodology
13 59 (4.33%) Test Automation
14 56 (4.11%) Analytics
15 55 (4.04%) OO
16 54 (3.96%) Multithreading
17 52 (3.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1243 (91.26%) SQL
2 494 (36.27%) C#
3 320 (23.49%) T-SQL
4 232 (17.03%) JavaScript
5 194 (14.24%) Java
6 175 (12.85%) PL/SQL
7 82 (6.02%) VB.NET
8 65 (4.77%) C++
8 65 (4.77%) Python
9 64 (4.70%) Shell Script
10 63 (4.63%) VBA
11 49 (3.60%) C
12 27 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 25 (1.84%) Perl
14 20 (1.47%) PHP
15 19 (1.40%) VB
16 15 (1.10%) TypeScript
17 11 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 11 (0.81%) R
18 8 (0.59%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 61 (4.48%) Degree
2 47 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 35 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.81%) MCITP
7 7 (0.51%) CFA
7 7 (0.51%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.44%) MCSE
9 5 (0.37%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.37%) MCTS
9 5 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
10 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.15%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.15%) Postgraduate
13 1 (0.073%) HND
13 1 (0.073%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.13%) QA
2 23 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 11 (0.81%) MiFID
4 8 (0.59%) EMIR
5 6 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.15%) HL7
6 2 (0.15%) IFRS
7 1 (0.073%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.073%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.073%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.15%) HDFS
2 2 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.073%) Docker
3 1 (0.073%) NFS
3 1 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.073%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (0.73%) Control-M
2 7 (0.51%) Ansible
3 3 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.073%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.073%) Grafana
5 1 (0.073%) Graphite
5 1 (0.073%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.073%) Puppet
5 1 (0.073%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 277 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 272 (19.97%) Oracle
3 37 (2.72%) Tableau
4 21 (1.54%) SAP
5 19 (1.40%) Sybase
6 18 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 15 (1.10%) Talend
8 13 (0.95%) Cognos
9 12 (0.88%) RedGate
10 11 (0.81%) IBM
10 11 (0.81%) TIBCO
11 10 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.73%) Teradata
11 10 (0.73%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.66%) Perforce
13 7 (0.51%) Ab Initio
13 7 (0.51%) Sitecore
13 7 (0.51%) Telerik
14 6 (0.44%) ION Trading
14 6 (0.44%) Tradeweb
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Sussex
Austin Fraser
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £650 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marks Sattin
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £535 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £550 to £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Agile Recruitment
Rate: Based on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £420 - £460 per day
Posted: 20 days ago