Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 156 107
Rank change year-on-year -4 -49 +11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1535 1718 2232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.64% 1.75% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.85% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1243 1314 1709
England median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £269
90th Percentile £595 £519 £538
UK median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 10
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £39.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -30.84% +6.03%
10th Percentile £32.25 £20.50 £24.45
90th Percentile £51.00 £44.50 £80.00
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 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

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 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +19 807 £475 +11.76% 60
South East +9 291 £375 - 33
North of England -23 187 £350 +1.45% 51
Yorkshire -10 109 £343 -3.38% 28
East of England +9 106 £350 - 10
Midlands -39 90 £350 +7.69% 24
North West -41 76 £350 +6.06% 21
South West -54 69 £375 +15.38% 8
West Midlands -20 52 £363 +11.54% 15
East Midlands -22 37 £315 -6.67% 9
North East +40 4 £425 +18.47% 2
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1384 (90.16%) SQL
2 949 (61.82%) SQL Server
3 594 (38.70%) C#
4 576 (37.52%) .NET
5 520 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
6 502 (32.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 452 (29.45%) Finance
8 379 (24.69%) T-SQL
9 354 (23.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 351 (22.87%) Microsoft
11 338 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
12 323 (21.04%) ETL
13 287 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
14 280 (18.24%) JavaScript
15 275 (17.92%) MVC
16 263 (17.13%) ASP.NET
17 228 (14.85%) Java
18 216 (14.07%) Oracle
19 203 (13.22%) HTML
20 199 (12.96%) Banking
21 187 (12.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
22 165 (10.75%) TDD
23 163 (10.62%) SQL Server 2012
24 158 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
25 155 (10.10%) Migration
26 152 (9.90%) Data Modelling
27 148 (9.64%) AngularJS
28 145 (9.45%) CSS
29 142 (9.25%) Web Services
30 138 (8.99%) 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 32 (2.08%) SharePoint
2 24 (1.56%) IIS
3 21 (1.37%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.11%) CMS
6 16 (1.04%) Confluence
7 13 (0.85%) JBoss
7 13 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 12 (0.78%) Apache
9 11 (0.72%) WildFly
10 10 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.65%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
12 7 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.46%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.33%) Kentico
14 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 82 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.20%) SPSS
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.065%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 19 (1.24%) Markit EDM
2 15 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) ION MarketView
4 7 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle TCA
7 2 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
8 1 (0.065%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.065%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 85 (5.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 74 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (0.72%) Serverless
4 10 (0.65%) GitHub
5 9 (0.59%) IaaS
6 8 (0.52%) PaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.39%) Amazon Kinesis
8 6 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.33%) npm
9 5 (0.33%) SaaS
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.20%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.20%) Yarn
11 2 (0.13%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.13%) Office 365
11 2 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.33%) AMQP
1 5 (0.33%) PPP
1 5 (0.33%) Skype
2 4 (0.26%) Intranet
2 4 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.20%) SMS
4 2 (0.13%) HTTP
4 2 (0.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.065%) 4G
5 1 (0.065%) DSL
5 1 (0.065%) Extranet
5 1 (0.065%) Firewall
5 1 (0.065%) LDAP
5 1 (0.065%) SSL
5 1 (0.065%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.065%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 949 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 502 (32.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 354 (23.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 287 (18.70%) Data Warehouse
5 187 (12.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 163 (10.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 158 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 90 (5.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 88 (5.73%) SQL Server 2014
10 79 (5.15%) Relational Database
11 68 (4.43%) Power BI
12 67 (4.36%) NoSQL
13 62 (4.04%) Oracle Database
14 55 (3.58%) OLAP
15 54 (3.52%) QlikView
16 50 (3.26%) MongoDB
17 35 (2.28%) RDBMS
18 34 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
19 33 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
20 32 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 127 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 87 (5.67%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.21%) Visual Studio
4 64 (4.17%) JIRA
5 51 (3.32%) TeamCity
6 30 (1.95%) Subversion
7 25 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.37%) IntelliJ
8 21 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 21 (1.37%) Selenium
9 19 (1.24%) JIRA Agile
9 19 (1.24%) MSTest
10 18 (1.17%) NUnit
11 17 (1.11%) Maven
12 15 (0.98%) SpecFlow
12 15 (0.98%) Talend Open Studio
13 12 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 11 (0.72%) Mockito
15 10 (0.65%) FitNesse
16 9 (0.59%) Eclipse
General
1 452 (29.45%) Finance
2 199 (12.96%) Banking
3 104 (6.78%) Front Office
4 81 (5.28%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.74%) Retail
6 28 (1.82%) Back Office
7 26 (1.69%) Marketing
8 16 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 14 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.72%) Legal
11 10 (0.65%) Electronics
11 10 (0.65%) French Language
12 8 (0.52%) Publishing
13 7 (0.46%) Law
14 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.26%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Games
16 3 (0.20%) Private Banking
17 2 (0.13%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 576 (37.52%) .NET
2 263 (17.13%) ASP.NET
3 203 (13.22%) HTML
4 148 (9.64%) AngularJS
5 145 (9.45%) CSS
6 142 (9.25%) Web Services
7 138 (8.99%) WCF
8 133 (8.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 133 (8.66%) jQuery
9 122 (7.95%) .NET Framework
10 86 (5.60%) JSON
11 83 (5.41%) WPF
12 79 (5.15%) Entity Framework
13 78 (5.08%) Spring
14 76 (4.95%) REST
15 74 (4.82%) ASP.NET Web API
16 67 (4.36%) XML
17 56 (3.65%) HTML5
18 44 (2.87%) MDX
19 39 (2.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.47%) Fixed Income
3 70 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
4 50 (3.26%) Data Structures
5 44 (2.87%) Derivative
5 44 (2.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (2.80%) Equities
7 42 (2.74%) Computer Science
8 37 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 29 (1.89%) N-Tier
10 25 (1.63%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.43%) Fintech
12 21 (1.37%) Credit Risk
12 21 (1.37%) Market Risk
13 16 (1.04%) NHS
14 14 (0.91%) User Experience
15 12 (0.78%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.59%) Reference Data
17 8 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (6.25%) Linux
2 90 (5.86%) Unix
3 63 (4.10%) Windows
4 9 (0.59%) AIX
5 6 (0.39%) Solaris
6 3 (0.20%) Android
6 3 (0.20%) Debian
6 3 (0.20%) MVS
6 3 (0.20%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.13%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.065%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.065%) HPUX
8 1 (0.065%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.065%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (33.88%) Agile Software Development
2 338 (22.02%) Business Intelligence
3 323 (21.04%) ETL
4 275 (17.92%) MVC
5 165 (10.75%) TDD
6 155 (10.10%) Migration
7 152 (9.90%) Data Modelling
8 119 (7.75%) Performance Tuning
9 116 (7.56%) Scrum
10 100 (6.51%) SDLC
11 96 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 95 (6.19%) Web Development
13 92 (5.99%) Unit Testing
14 86 (5.60%) Asset Management
15 76 (4.95%) Analytics
16 73 (4.76%) Data Migration
17 70 (4.56%) Test Automation
18 69 (4.50%) DevOps
19 68 (4.43%) Data Analysis
20 64 (4.17%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 1384 (90.16%) SQL
2 594 (38.70%) C#
3 379 (24.69%) T-SQL
4 280 (18.24%) JavaScript
5 228 (14.85%) Java
6 125 (8.14%) PL/SQL
7 73 (4.76%) Python
8 66 (4.30%) VBA
9 65 (4.23%) C++
10 62 (4.04%) VB.NET
11 39 (2.54%) Shell Script
12 35 (2.28%) PowerShell
13 24 (1.56%) TypeScript
14 23 (1.50%) PHP
15 22 (1.43%) C
16 20 (1.30%) Scala
17 18 (1.17%) VB
18 17 (1.11%) Perl
19 14 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 10 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 69 (4.50%) Degree
2 51 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 31 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.50%) MCITP
7 18 (1.17%) MCSE
8 8 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.46%) CFA
9 7 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.46%) PhD
10 5 (0.33%) MCTS
10 5 (0.33%) PMP
11 4 (0.26%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.20%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.065%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.065%) Oracle Certification
14 1 (0.065%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.80%) Data Quality
2 41 (2.67%) MiFID
3 27 (1.76%) QA
4 8 (0.52%) EMIR
5 7 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
6 6 (0.39%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.33%) GDPR
8 3 (0.20%) GAAP
9 2 (0.13%) GCP
9 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) SLA
10 1 (0.065%) IFRS
10 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.72%) Docker
2 9 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) Firmware
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.065%) HDFS
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Clusterware
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (0.65%) Ansible
2 8 (0.52%) Grafana
3 7 (0.46%) Kibana
3 7 (0.46%) logstash
3 7 (0.46%) Puppet
4 4 (0.26%) Control-M
5 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.065%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.065%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.065%) Graphite
6 1 (0.065%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.065%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 351 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 216 (14.07%) Oracle
3 80 (5.21%) Tableau
4 33 (2.15%) Sybase
5 30 (1.95%) RedGate
6 23 (1.50%) TIBCO
7 19 (1.24%) DevExpress
8 16 (1.04%) Bloomberg
8 16 (1.04%) SAP
9 15 (0.98%) Talend
10 14 (0.91%) Cognos
10 14 (0.91%) IBM
11 13 (0.85%) Telerik
12 10 (0.65%) Google
12 10 (0.65%) Solace
12 10 (0.65%) Talarian
13 9 (0.59%) Perforce
13 9 (0.59%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.52%) ION Trading
14 8 (0.52%) Teradata