Period
to 24 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 24 January 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
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 63 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 71 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.14% 3.32% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.26% 3.47% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 70 48
Leeds median daily rate £350 £355 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.27% +10.78% -1.54%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £266
90th Percentile £380 £438 £375
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,178 2,279 2,853
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.29% 95.84% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,521 1,474 1,928
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £566
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 81
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.50 £9.30
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.25 £35.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.20% -16.67% +21.21%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Leeds

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Leeds

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Leeds over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Leeds

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Leeds region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 63 (88.73%) SQL
1 63 (88.73%) SQL Server
2 48 (67.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (50.70%) T-SQL
4 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (36.62%) Tableau
7 24 (33.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.99%) Data Modelling
9 21 (29.58%) Data Integration
10 19 (26.76%) .NET
11 17 (23.94%) ETL
12 16 (22.54%) C#
13 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
13 15 (21.13%) Finance
13 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (14.08%) Migration
15 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (14.08%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (14.08%) RedGate
15 10 (14.08%) QlikView
16 9 (12.68%) MCITP
16 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.68%) Analytical Thinking
16 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (12.68%) MCSE
17 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (2.82%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (88.73%) SQL Server
2 48 (67.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (33.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (21.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (14.08%) QlikView
6 10 (14.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (8.45%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (4.23%) Power BI
9 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (2.82%) Blockchain
10 2 (2.82%) DTS
11 1 (1.41%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (14.08%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) IBM UrbanCode
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.04%) WCF
4 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.41%) MDX
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
6 1 (1.41%) XML
6 1 (1.41%) XSD
6 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (40.85%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (30.99%) Data Modelling
4 21 (29.58%) Data Integration
5 17 (23.94%) ETL
6 10 (14.08%) Migration
7 9 (12.68%) Analytical Thinking
7 9 (12.68%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.04%) MVC
10 4 (5.63%) Scrum
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.82%) Change Management
11 2 (2.82%) ETL Development
11 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.82%) Web Development
12 1 (1.41%) Collaborative Working
12 1 (1.41%) Dashboard Development
12 1 (1.41%) Data Ingestion
12 1 (1.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 63 (88.73%) SQL
2 36 (50.70%) T-SQL
3 16 (22.54%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (1.41%) VB6
6 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) MCITP
1 9 (12.68%) MCSE
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (36.62%) Tableau
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.08%) RedGate
4 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos