The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 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.

Database Developer
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 385 392
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 26 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 31 31
Median daily rate £375 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £328
% change year-on-year -1.40% +8.39%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 £18.43
% change year-on-year - -12.69%  

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 19415 20367 22175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.27% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13846 14783 15457
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 225 377
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -5.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 25 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
City of London +4 7 £425 +14.86% 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £355 -
Database Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 47 (74.60%) SQL
2 34 (53.97%) Finance
3 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 18 (28.57%) ETL
8 17 (26.98%) C#
8 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (23.81%) Banking
10 12 (19.05%) VBA
10 12 (19.05%) .NET
10 12 (19.05%) MS Access
10 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (17.46%) Java
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (12.70%) Analytics
13 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
13 8 (12.70%) Unix
14 7 (11.11%) Sybase
14 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (11.11%) Front Office
14 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
15 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
15 6 (9.52%) OLAP
15 6 (9.52%) ADO
15 6 (9.52%) Ab Initio
15 6 (9.52%) Degree
15 6 (9.52%) MDX

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 4 (6.35%) SAS
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Mule
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (19.05%) MS Access
5 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (9.52%) OLAP
8 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
11 2 (3.17%) AllegroGraph
11 2 (3.17%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (3.17%) Neo4j
11 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.17%) OrientDB
11 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
11 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.17%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.17%) Ant
2 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.17%) Gradle
2 2 (3.17%) JIRA
2 2 (3.17%) Maven
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 7 (11.11%) Front Office
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) ADO
2 6 (9.52%) MDX
3 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.35%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.17%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
5 2 (3.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) CSS3
5 2 (3.17%) HTML
5 2 (3.17%) HTML5
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
5 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 1 (1.59%) SOAP
6 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Derivative
2 2 (3.17%) Equities
2 2 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Unix
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) ETL
3 12 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (12.70%) Analytics
5 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.94%) DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.35%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (6.35%) Prototyping
8 4 (6.35%) Scrum
9 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.76%) Data Management
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.76%) Workflow
10 2 (3.17%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.17%) ITIL
10 2 (3.17%) MVC
10 2 (3.17%) OO
10 2 (3.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (74.60%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 17 (26.98%) C#
4 12 (19.05%) VBA
5 11 (17.46%) Java
6 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.35%) Python
8 3 (4.76%) C++
8 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.76%) VB
8 3 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.17%) Scala
9 2 (3.17%) VB6
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.17%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Sybase
3 6 (9.52%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) SAP
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