Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £371 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 October 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 31 37
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 29 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.58% 5.72% 3.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 6.02% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 7
Kent median daily rate £371 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.07% -6.67% +14.50%
10th Percentile £307 £248 £253
90th Percentile £485 £350 £442
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% -4.44%

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 428 482 503
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.05% 95.07% 98.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 371 341
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £170 £175 £180
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 18
Kent median hourly rate £38.00 £25.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.92% +42.72% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.88 £10.63
90th Percentile £54.00 £132.44 £69.95
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +11.79% -7.38% +7.97%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Kent over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Kent

SQL 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 SQL Developer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 October 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 +9 5 £400 +14.29% 2
Tunbridge Wells -2 3 £368 -13.53% 4
West Malling -6 3 £399 +18.15%
Tonbridge -1 1 £170 -11.69%
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Canterbury - 1 £475 -
Chatham - 1 £400 - 1
Dover - 1 - -
SQL Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Kent region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
3 18 (62.07%) .NET
4 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
5 15 (51.72%) C#
6 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (34.48%) MVC
10 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
11 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
12 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (27.59%) ETL
12 8 (27.59%) TDD
13 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (24.14%) Finance
13 7 (24.14%) Web Services
13 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
13 7 (24.14%) High Availability
13 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
14 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (20.69%) HTML
14 6 (20.69%) Oracle
15 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (17.24%) Scrum
15 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 5 (17.24%) jQuery

SQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) CMS
2 3 (10.34%) IIS
3 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (27.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (10.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
7 3 (10.34%) Power BI
7 3 (10.34%) Snowflake Schema
7 3 (10.34%) SSDT
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.45%) OLAP
9 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.34%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (10.34%) ReSharper
4 3 (10.34%) Subversion
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) .NET Framework
3 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 9 (31.03%) Entity Framework
6 7 (24.14%) Web Services
7 6 (20.69%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) jQuery
9 3 (10.34%) CSS
10 2 (6.90%) .NET Core
10 2 (6.90%) Ajax
10 2 (6.90%) CSS3
10 2 (6.90%) JSON
10 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (6.90%) WCF
10 2 (6.90%) XML
11 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) ETL
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) High Availability
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Front End Development
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Statistics
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) Data Management
8 2 (6.90%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Deployment Automation
9 1 (3.45%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) SQL
2 15 (51.72%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) T-SQL
3 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Sitecore