Period
to 17 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 July 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.

Database Developer
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 59 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 +12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 9 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.93% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 0.76% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £368
% change year-on-year - -4.76% -14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Contract vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 450 524 784
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 95.45% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 377 570
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £191 £175 £180
90th Percentile £618 £538 £564
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 23
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £26.54 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.74% +27.39% +30.19%
10th Percentile £11.19 £12.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £148.13 £77.64 £129.80
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings that featured Database Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in Kent

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Developer in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in Kent

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Maidstone +2 2 £400 +14.29%
West Malling - 1 £425 -
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Database Developer
South East

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, Database 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 Kent region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) ETL
5 4 (44.44%) SSDT
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) Data Management
5 4 (44.44%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (33.33%) Statistics
6 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) Advertising
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) High Availability
6 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (44.44%) SSDT
4 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (22.22%) Power BI
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) High Availability
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) MCSA
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft