Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Database Developer
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 550 517
Rank change year-on-year -34 -33 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 50 65 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 68
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +0.06% -0.06%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £321
90th Percentile £588 £539 £591
England median daily rate £350 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £52.47

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in London

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in London

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Developer in London

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in London

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Central London +8 13 £475 +5.56% 2
East London -1 2 £575 - 1
North London - 2 £375 -
West London - 2 - - 1
Database Developer
England

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Database 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 London region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 40 (80.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (42.00%) Finance
4 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.00%) ETL
6 14 (28.00%) Data Modelling
6 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 14 (28.00%) Banking
7 12 (24.00%) C#
7 12 (24.00%) .NET
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
10 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
10 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
10 8 (16.00%) VBA
10 8 (16.00%) Java
11 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.00%) Oracle
11 7 (14.00%) MS Access
11 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.00%) Migration
11 7 (14.00%) Web Development
11 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
12 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
12 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (12.00%) Data Structures

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.00%) Mule
1 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (22.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (14.00%) MS Access
5 6 (12.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (6.00%) OLAP
9 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (2.00%) Big Data
10 1 (2.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) ERwin
3 2 (4.00%) NUnit
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Front Office
5 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Electronics
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.00%) Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (12.00%) HTML
3 5 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (4.00%) Meteor
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
4 2 (4.00%) React Native
4 2 (4.00%) REST
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) CSS3
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) JSP
5 1 (2.00%) MDX
5 1 (2.00%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.00%) Data Structures
3 5 (10.00%) Linked Data
4 3 (6.00%) Equities
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.00%) Fintech
5 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Android
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
1 2 (4.00%) Nucleus RTOS
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ETL
2 14 (28.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (18.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.00%) Web Development
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (12.00%) MVC
6 6 (12.00%) SDLC
7 5 (10.00%) ETL Development
8 4 (8.00%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (8.00%) Data Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
8 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (8.00%) RAD
9 3 (6.00%) Pair Programming
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (24.00%) C#
4 8 (16.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) VBA
5 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.00%) C
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 2 (4.00%) C++
8 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.00%) Scala
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
1 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Teradata
5 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.00%) Yardi