Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 37 24
Rank change year-on-year -5 -13 +32
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 25 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.64% 3.94% 6.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 4.09% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 27
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £204 £189 £184
90th Percentile £370 £431 £425
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.25 £37.50 £52.81
% change year-on-year +36.67% -28.99% +76.03%

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 515 465 521
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 96.47% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 322 338
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.70% -3.57%
10th Percentile £134 £175 £200
90th Percentile £600 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 37
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.56% -3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £11.55 £9.71 £9.30
90th Percentile £130.10 £23.90 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 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
Tonbridge -1 3 £193 -
Maidstone -16 1 £350 -16.67%
West Malling - 1 £338 -
SQL Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Kent region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
3 20 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (72.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 15 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
5 15 (60.00%) Migration
6 14 (56.00%) Data Management
6 14 (56.00%) Web Services
6 14 (56.00%) High Availability
6 14 (56.00%) Algorithms
6 14 (56.00%) Statistics
7 7 (28.00%) C#
8 6 (24.00%) MVC
8 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (24.00%) WCF
8 6 (24.00%) WPF
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) ETL
10 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
10 4 (16.00%) Oracle
10 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
10 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
10 4 (16.00%) WinForms
10 4 (16.00%) NUnit
10 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
10 4 (16.00%) MSBuild

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) G Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (88.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (72.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.00%) Moq
2 4 (16.00%) MSBuild
2 4 (16.00%) NUnit
2 4 (16.00%) ReSharper
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) .NET
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 14 (56.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) WCF
4 6 (24.00%) WPF
5 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (16.00%) ADO.NET
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (16.00%) Caliburn.Micro
6 4 (16.00%) LINQ
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 4 (16.00%) WinForms
7 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (12.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (12.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Migration
2 14 (56.00%) Data Management
2 14 (56.00%) High Availability
2 14 (56.00%) Statistics
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
4 5 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) MVVM
5 4 (16.00%) Prototyping
5 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (28.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (4.00%) Google