The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 164 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 -78  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 347 336 598
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.55% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.62% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 252 501
Median daily rate £475 £434 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.51% +0.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £80.00
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 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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14038 15005 15229
Median daily rate £500 £465 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 228 364
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.57 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in London

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in London

SQL 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 SQL Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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 -13 64 £444 +4.41% 22
Heathrow +2 7 £370 +9.62%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £363 -
Bromley - 3 £520 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £650 +44.44%
Docklands, London -2 1 £471 +60.85%
Mayfair - 1 £800 -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 637 (91.65%) SQL
2 374 (53.81%) SQL Server
3 278 (40.00%) Finance
4 272 (39.14%) C#
5 214 (30.79%) .NET
6 213 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (28.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 172 (24.75%) Banking
9 159 (22.88%) T-SQL
10 153 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
11 145 (20.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 137 (19.71%) Oracle
13 128 (18.42%) Microsoft
14 122 (17.55%) Java
15 119 (17.12%) Data Warehouse
16 118 (16.98%) ETL
17 95 (13.67%) JavaScript
18 90 (12.95%) ASP.NET
18 90 (12.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 89 (12.81%) PL/SQL
20 83 (11.94%) Front Office
21 82 (11.80%) MVC
22 74 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
23 68 (9.78%) Asset Management
24 67 (9.64%) Fixed Income
25 66 (9.50%) TDD
26 65 (9.35%) Investment Banking
26 65 (9.35%) HTML
27 64 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
27 64 (9.21%) SDLC

SQL 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 11 (1.58%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (1.29%) JBoss
3 8 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (1.15%) SAS
3 8 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.01%) WildFly
5 6 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.86%) IIS
6 5 (0.72%) CMS
7 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.58%) Tuxedo
7 4 (0.58%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.43%) Apache
8 3 (0.43%) Confluence
8 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.29%) GeoServer
9 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (7.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.86%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle iStore
4 4 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.58%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.43%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.43%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (0.43%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.29%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.14%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 28 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (0.29%) GitHub
4 2 (0.29%) iTunes
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.14%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.14%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Route 53
5 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.43%) IP Telephony
1 3 (0.43%) Skype
2 2 (0.29%) HTTP
2 2 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.14%) DHCP
3 1 (0.14%) DNS
3 1 (0.14%) Internet
3 1 (0.14%) SMTP
3 1 (0.14%) SSH
3 1 (0.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (53.81%) SQL Server
2 195 (28.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 145 (20.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 119 (17.12%) Data Warehouse
5 90 (12.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 74 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (9.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 41 (5.90%) Oracle Database
9 28 (4.03%) Relational Database
10 27 (3.88%) Power BI
11 26 (3.74%) OLAP
12 25 (3.60%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (3.31%) QlikView
13 23 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
14 20 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
15 17 (2.45%) Big Data
15 17 (2.45%) Oracle Database 12c
16 16 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.87%) MongoDB
18 12 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (4.75%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.46%) JIRA
3 29 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 28 (4.03%) Visual Studio
5 25 (3.60%) Subversion
6 16 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 13 (1.87%) IntelliJ
8 12 (1.73%) Selenium
9 10 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 10 (1.44%) Moq
9 10 (1.44%) MSTest
9 10 (1.44%) NUnit
9 10 (1.44%) Toad
10 9 (1.29%) JIRA Agile
10 9 (1.29%) Maven
10 9 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.86%) JDeveloper
13 5 (0.72%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.72%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 278 (40.00%) Finance
2 172 (24.75%) Banking
3 83 (11.94%) Front Office
4 65 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.03%) Retail
6 19 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 15 (2.16%) Back Office
8 13 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.44%) Marketing
10 8 (1.15%) Legal
11 6 (0.86%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.72%) Electronics
12 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.72%) Music Industry
12 5 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.58%) Law
14 3 (0.43%) Games
14 3 (0.43%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.43%) Publishing
15 2 (0.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (30.79%) .NET
2 90 (12.95%) ASP.NET
3 65 (9.35%) HTML
4 63 (9.06%) AngularJS
5 48 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (6.91%) CSS
6 46 (6.62%) jQuery
7 44 (6.33%) WCF
8 37 (5.32%) Entity Framework
9 36 (5.18%) .NET Framework
10 33 (4.75%) WPF
11 31 (4.46%) Web Services
11 31 (4.46%) XML
12 27 (3.88%) Spring
13 26 (3.74%) HTML5
14 23 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (3.31%) JSON
15 22 (3.17%) MDX
16 19 (2.73%) STL
17 18 (2.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.64%) Fixed Income
2 51 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.90%) Derivative
3 41 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (5.61%) Computer Science
5 34 (4.89%) Data Structures
6 27 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.88%) Equities
7 20 (2.88%) Fintech
7 20 (2.88%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.44%) Market Risk
9 8 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.86%) FMCG
10 6 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.86%) OTC Derivatives
10 6 (0.86%) TWAP
10 6 (0.86%) VWAP
11 5 (0.72%) NHS
12 4 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.20%) Linux
2 55 (7.91%) Unix
3 40 (5.76%) Windows
4 5 (0.72%) Android
5 3 (0.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) Solaris
6 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (22.01%) Business Intelligence
3 118 (16.98%) ETL
4 82 (11.80%) MVC
5 68 (9.78%) Asset Management
6 66 (9.50%) TDD
7 64 (9.21%) SDLC
8 51 (7.34%) Performance Tuning
9 50 (7.19%) Data Modelling
10 47 (6.76%) Scrum
11 41 (5.90%) Multithreading
12 39 (5.61%) Analytics
12 39 (5.61%) Migration
13 36 (5.18%) Test Automation
14 34 (4.89%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (4.89%) Investment Management
15 32 (4.60%) DevOps
15 32 (4.60%) OO
15 32 (4.60%) Software Engineering
15 32 (4.60%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 637 (91.65%) SQL
2 272 (39.14%) C#
3 159 (22.88%) T-SQL
4 122 (17.55%) Java
5 95 (13.67%) JavaScript
6 89 (12.81%) PL/SQL
7 52 (7.48%) C++
8 46 (6.62%) Python
9 39 (5.61%) VBA
10 26 (3.74%) C
11 25 (3.60%) Shell Script
12 24 (3.45%) Perl
13 20 (2.88%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.44%) VB
15 9 (1.29%) TypeScript
16 8 (1.15%) R
17 7 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 7 (1.01%) PHP
17 7 (1.01%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 35 (5.04%) Degree
2 20 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 14 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.58%) MCITP
6 7 (1.01%) CFA
7 6 (0.86%) MCSE
8 5 (0.72%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.72%) MCTS
9 3 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.29%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.29%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.59%) QA
2 12 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.58%) MiFID
4 8 (1.15%) EMIR
5 5 (0.72%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.29%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.14%) Docker
1 1 (0.14%) HDFS
1 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.14%) NFS
1 1 (0.14%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (1.29%) Control-M
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 137 (19.71%) Oracle
2 128 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.17%) Tableau
4 18 (2.59%) Bloomberg
4 18 (2.59%) Sybase
5 12 (1.73%) RedGate
6 11 (1.58%) SAP
6 11 (1.58%) TIBCO
7 8 (1.15%) Cognos
7 8 (1.15%) Perforce
7 8 (1.15%) Teradata
8 7 (1.01%) Ab Initio
8 7 (1.01%) IBM
9 6 (0.86%) ION Trading
9 6 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (0.86%) Netezza
9 6 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.86%) Tradeweb
10 5 (0.72%) Microgen
10 5 (0.72%) Vertica
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Rate: Up to £650 per day
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
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Rate: £475 - £535 per day
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 325 per day
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London
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Rate: £27000 - £31000 per annum
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Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £380 to £410 per day
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I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Rate: £550 to £650 per day
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Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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Rate: Based on experience
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