Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 October 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
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 163 169
Rank change year-on-year -30 +6 -66
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 666 750 696
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.44% 1.67% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 1.75% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 633 535
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -2.58%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £300
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
England median daily rate £425 £420 £373
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.75% -0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.83% +57.27% -21.43%

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 43,674 42,765 42,489
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 94.94% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,567 30,833 30,303
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 511 549
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.10% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.50 £47.83 £52.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 -20 159 £500 +8.11% 41
South London -5 21 £433 +8.13% 6
East London -13 13 £370 -9.81% 11
West London -12 11 £416 +6.05% 35
North London -2 3 £337 -10.13%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 London region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 609 (91.44%) SQL
2 435 (65.32%) SQL Server
3 311 (46.70%) C#
4 271 (40.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 256 (38.44%) Finance
6 236 (35.44%) .NET
7 196 (29.43%) T-SQL
8 176 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
9 165 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
10 162 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
11 157 (23.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 156 (23.42%) Microsoft
13 132 (19.82%) Banking
14 126 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 125 (18.77%) ETL
16 90 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 88 (13.21%) Front Office
18 79 (11.86%) Oracle
19 70 (10.51%) Analytics
20 68 (10.21%) Multithreading
21 67 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
21 67 (10.06%) Power BI
22 62 (9.31%) Java
23 59 (8.86%) HTML
23 59 (8.86%) Investment Banking
24 54 (8.11%) JavaScript
24 54 (8.11%) Data Modelling
25 53 (7.96%) Unit Testing
25 53 (7.96%) WPF
26 52 (7.81%) ASP.NET

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 (1.65%) IIS
2 10 (1.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.35%) Apache
3 9 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.20%) NServiceBus
5 7 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.60%) CMS
6 4 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.60%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.30%) Luigi
7 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.30%) SAS
7 2 (0.30%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.15%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.15%) Liferay
8 1 (0.15%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 44 (6.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.60%) Acrobat
3 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.60%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.45%) FastStats
4 2 (0.30%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 90 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.75%) Office 365
6 4 (0.60%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.60%) GitHub
6 4 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.45%) Serverless
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.30%) PaaS
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) IaaS
9 1 (0.15%) NuGet
9 1 (0.15%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.75%) HTTP
2 2 (0.30%) Internet
2 2 (0.30%) SSL
3 1 (0.15%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 435 (65.32%) SQL Server
2 271 (40.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 162 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
4 157 (23.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 126 (18.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 67 (10.06%) Power BI
6 67 (10.06%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 44 (6.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 40 (6.01%) SQL Server 2016
10 32 (4.80%) Oracle Database
11 25 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 25 (3.75%) OLAP
12 23 (3.45%) Relational Database
13 22 (3.30%) Big Data
14 19 (2.85%) OLTP
15 18 (2.70%) NoSQL
15 18 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (2.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.20%) Git (software)
3 24 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 24 (3.60%) Subversion
4 23 (3.45%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.25%) Maven
7 11 (1.65%) JIRA
7 11 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (1.50%) NUnit
9 9 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 8 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.05%) JUnit
12 6 (0.90%) MSTest
12 6 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.75%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.75%) Moq
13 5 (0.75%) webpack
14 4 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.60%) NCrunch
General
1 256 (38.44%) Finance
2 132 (19.82%) Banking
3 88 (13.21%) Front Office
4 59 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 29 (4.35%) Retail
6 28 (4.20%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.35%) Legal
7 9 (1.35%) Marketing
8 7 (1.05%) Law
9 6 (0.90%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (0.75%) Games
11 4 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.60%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.30%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Publishing
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (35.44%) .NET
2 59 (8.86%) HTML
3 53 (7.96%) WPF
4 52 (7.81%) ASP.NET
5 51 (7.66%) WCF
6 45 (6.76%) XML
7 42 (6.31%) .NET Framework
8 40 (6.01%) AngularJS
9 33 (4.95%) HTML5
10 31 (4.65%) CSS
11 29 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 29 (4.35%) Web Services
12 28 (4.20%) Entity Framework
13 26 (3.90%) jQuery
14 22 (3.30%) WinForms
15 20 (3.00%) REST
15 20 (3.00%) Spring
16 19 (2.85%) RESTful
17 16 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 16 (2.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (7.66%) Fixed Income
2 48 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (6.01%) Derivative
4 37 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 31 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 21 (3.15%) Credit Risk
8 20 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.25%) Market Risk
10 13 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 13 (1.95%) Equities
11 12 (1.80%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.50%) Grid Computing
12 10 (1.50%) Reinsurance
13 9 (1.35%) Device Driver
13 9 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
14 8 (1.20%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
15 7 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
15 7 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.06%) Windows
2 33 (4.95%) Linux
3 9 (1.35%) Unix
4 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) CentOS
9 1 (0.15%) MVS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.15%) VMS
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (24.77%) Business Intelligence
3 125 (18.77%) ETL
4 70 (10.51%) Analytics
5 68 (10.21%) Multithreading
6 54 (8.11%) Data Modelling
7 53 (7.96%) Unit Testing
8 52 (7.81%) MVC
9 51 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (7.06%) Migration
11 43 (6.46%) Asset Management
11 43 (6.46%) TDD
12 42 (6.31%) OO
12 42 (6.31%) Scrum
12 42 (6.31%) SDLC
13 40 (6.01%) Kimball Methodology
14 39 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
15 37 (5.56%) Software Engineering
16 36 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
17 34 (5.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 609 (91.44%) SQL
2 311 (46.70%) C#
3 196 (29.43%) T-SQL
4 62 (9.31%) Java
5 54 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 48 (7.21%) PL/SQL
7 45 (6.76%) Python
8 39 (5.86%) PowerShell
9 29 (4.35%) VBA
10 20 (3.00%) R
11 17 (2.55%) C++
12 14 (2.10%) Java 8
12 14 (2.10%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 12 (1.80%) PHP
13 12 (1.80%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.35%) TypeScript
15 7 (1.05%) VBScript
16 6 (0.90%) VB
17 4 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (6.01%) Degree
2 18 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.95%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.30%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.65%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.20%) MiFID
4 4 (0.60%) Basel III
4 4 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.45%) GDPR
6 2 (0.30%) COREP
6 2 (0.30%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
7 1 (0.15%) HL7
7 1 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.15%) IFRS
7 1 (0.15%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (2.25%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) Platform Symphony
2 3 (0.45%) SRDF
3 2 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (1.65%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.35%) Ansible
3 5 (0.75%) Control-M
4 4 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 156 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.86%) Oracle
3 36 (5.41%) Tableau
4 23 (3.45%) Google
5 14 (2.10%) RedGate
6 12 (1.80%) Citrix
6 12 (1.80%) IBM
7 10 (1.50%) MapR
8 9 (1.35%) Charles River
9 8 (1.20%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.90%) UiPath
11 5 (0.75%) Informatica
12 4 (0.60%) Adobe
12 4 (0.60%) Perforce
12 4 (0.60%) SAP
12 4 (0.60%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.45%) EMC
13 3 (0.45%) hybris
13 3 (0.45%) LANSA
13 3 (0.45%) Sybase