The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

Database Developer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 400 366
Rank change year-on-year +33 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 41 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.17% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 28
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £311 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £489 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +122.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £20.18
% change year-on-year - +113.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Database Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 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
City of London +2 9 £488 - 4
West End of London - 2 £98 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £355 - 1
Database Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 59 (84.29%) SQL
2 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
3 40 (57.14%) Finance
4 28 (40.00%) C#
5 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
6 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (37.14%) Banking
7 23 (32.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (30.00%) ETL
9 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
9 16 (22.86%) Sybase
9 16 (22.86%) Analytics
9 16 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
10 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (18.57%) .NET
11 13 (18.57%) ADO
12 12 (17.14%) Oracle
13 11 (15.71%) Java
14 10 (14.29%) VBA
14 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (12.86%) Unix
15 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (11.43%) XML
16 8 (11.43%) MS Access
16 8 (11.43%) Data Management
17 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
17 7 (10.00%) Linux
17 7 (10.00%) JIRA

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 3 (4.29%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) SAS
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) AMQP
1 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (58.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (11.43%) MS Access
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.71%) OLAP
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (4.29%) SSDT
9 2 (2.86%) AllegroGraph
9 2 (2.86%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (2.86%) Kdb+
9 2 (2.86%) OrientDB
9 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.86%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) JIRA
2 5 (7.14%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.71%) ClearQuest
4 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.86%) Ant
5 2 (2.86%) Gradle
5 2 (2.86%) Maven
5 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.43%) MSI
6 1 (1.43%) Protractor
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (57.14%) Finance
2 26 (37.14%) Banking
3 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.71%) Front Office
5 3 (4.29%) Retail
6 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) .NET
1 13 (18.57%) ADO
2 8 (11.43%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) MDX
3 4 (5.71%) XSD
4 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 3 (4.29%) jQuery
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.86%) CSS
5 2 (2.86%) CSS3
5 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 2 (2.86%) JSON
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 2 (2.86%) WinForms
6 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Fixed Income
2 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Derivative
3 2 (2.86%) Equities
3 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (1.43%) Clustering
4 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Unix
2 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) ETL
3 16 (22.86%) Analytics
3 16 (22.86%) Data Modelling
3 16 (22.86%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (11.43%) Data Management
5 5 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 4 (5.71%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Management
6 4 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (5.71%) Product Management
6 4 (5.71%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.71%) Validation
7 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) DevOps
7 3 (4.29%) Line Management
7 3 (4.29%) Scrum
8 2 (2.86%) Data Analytics
8 2 (2.86%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 59 (84.29%) SQL
2 28 (40.00%) C#
3 27 (38.57%) T-SQL
4 11 (15.71%) Java
5 10 (14.29%) VBA
6 6 (8.57%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.71%) C++
8 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.71%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) C
9 2 (2.86%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.86%) VB
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) VB6
10 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Postgraduate
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Sybase
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle
3 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.57%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.86%) Teradata
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
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