The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £326 per day in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 47 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 4 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.20% 0.45% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 0.47% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 9
Median daily rate £326 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £225 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 294 427 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 88.29% 96.61% 92.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 266 226
Median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £567 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 40
Median hourly rate £41.25 £25.12 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.21% +14.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £47.50 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Lancashire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Blackburn - 2 £370 -
SQL Developer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Lancashire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) Perforce
4 1 (14.29%) Firebird
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) CRM

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Camel
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) MDX
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce