The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Server Developer
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 50 40
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.03% 1.91% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.99% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £325 £340 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -32.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 279 453 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 95.55% 96.38% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 348 132
Median daily rate £380 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.59% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 11
Median hourly rate £27.38 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.61% -18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.92 £170.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Kent

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Kent

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Kent

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone -3 1 £325 -
SQL Server Developer
South East

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (20.00%) AS400
5 1 (20.00%) DB2
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

SQL Server 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle