Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 25 20
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 +24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 12 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.51% 7.83% 8.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 8.25% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 42
Kent median daily rate £400 £338 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £350 £288 £190
90th Percentile £458 £395 £386
South East median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £44.50 £55.81
% change year-on-year -49.44% -20.26% +39.52%

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 460 521 730
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 94.90% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 380 544
Kent median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £174 £192 £180
90th Percentile £588 £538 £571
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.87% +1.32% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 24 20
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 £22.52 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.75% +48.89% -2.42%
10th Percentile £10.90 £10.55 £9.00
90th Percentile £56.25 £29.92 £175.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +8.57%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -5 3 £400 +14.29% 2
West Malling +3 1 £425 +24.09%
SQL Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (41.67%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (33.33%) ETL
6 4 (33.33%) C#
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (33.33%) Data Management
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 3 (25.00%) High Availability
7 3 (25.00%) SSDT
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
7 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) Statistics
7 3 (25.00%) Web Services
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) SSDT
5 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (16.67%) Power BI
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET
5 1 (8.33%) DHTML
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WinForms
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Data Management
1 4 (33.33%) ETL
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) ERD
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) VB
5 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Infragistics
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Tableau