Period
to 19 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 183 154
Rank change year-on-year -21 -29 -24
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 528 667 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.49% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.57% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 579 547
London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £350 £331 £325
90th Percentile £675 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
London median hourly rate £35.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.00% - -
England median hourly rate £28.92 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -31.96% -1.16% -4.44%

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 37,831 42,560 37,757
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.28% 94.79% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,941 30,752 26,915
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 499 662 490
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.33% -2.27% +15.84%
10th Percentile £12.25 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £54.00 £50.00 £51.33
England median hourly rate £19.88 £18.50 £18.72
% change year-on-year +7.46% -1.19% -6.39%

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 June 2019.

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 June 2019. 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 -5 127 £500 +5.26% 46
South London +17 22 £400 - 2
West London +7 14 £420 +12.00% 15
East London -4 3 £425 -5.56% 14
North London -7 2 £466 +5.07% 2
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 491 (92.99%) SQL
2 296 (56.06%) SQL Server
3 197 (37.31%) C#
4 185 (35.04%) Finance
5 176 (33.33%) .NET
6 168 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 164 (31.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 143 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
9 140 (26.52%) Data Warehouse
10 128 (24.24%) T-SQL
11 117 (22.16%) ETL
12 112 (21.21%) Banking
13 107 (20.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 95 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
15 87 (16.48%) Python
16 85 (16.10%) Microsoft
17 81 (15.34%) Power BI
17 81 (15.34%) Power Platform
18 71 (13.45%) JavaScript
19 67 (12.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 55 (10.42%) Java
21 54 (10.23%) Migration
21 54 (10.23%) AngularJS
22 53 (10.04%) Data Modelling
23 50 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
23 50 (9.47%) Oracle
24 49 (9.28%) ASP.NET
24 49 (9.28%) TDD
24 49 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
24 49 (9.28%) Analytical Skills

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 25 (4.73%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.84%) Confluence
3 10 (1.89%) IIS
3 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.76%) Apache
5 3 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.57%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.38%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (9.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 95 (17.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (15.34%) Power Platform
3 40 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.65%) Azure Data Factory
5 12 (2.27%) SaaS
6 10 (1.89%) GitHub
7 8 (1.52%) Serverless
8 5 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.95%) PaaS
9 4 (0.76%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 4 (0.76%) IaaS
10 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.57%) Azure Functions
10 3 (0.57%) Slack
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.38%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.33%) Internet
1 7 (1.33%) Intranet
2 5 (0.95%) HTTP
3 3 (0.57%) FTP
3 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.19%) LAN
4 1 (0.19%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) Skype
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (56.06%) SQL Server
2 164 (31.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 140 (26.52%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (20.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (15.34%) Power BI
6 67 (12.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (9.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 47 (8.90%) Big Data
9 38 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 29 (5.49%) MySQL
11 28 (5.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (4.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 25 (4.73%) NoSQL
13 24 (4.55%) Relational Database
14 23 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (3.79%) MongoDB
15 20 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
16 15 (2.84%) Star Schema
17 14 (2.65%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 35 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (6.44%) Git (software)
3 33 (6.25%) JIRA
4 22 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 17 (3.22%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.65%) Oracle Forms
7 11 (2.08%) Pylint
7 11 (2.08%) Sourcetree
7 11 (2.08%) Subversion
7 11 (2.08%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.70%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (0.95%) GitLab
10 5 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.76%) Maven
11 4 (0.76%) Selenium
11 4 (0.76%) SpecFlow
12 3 (0.57%) Toad
General
1 185 (35.04%) Finance
2 112 (21.21%) Banking
3 38 (7.20%) Front Office
4 36 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 23 (4.36%) Retail
7 18 (3.41%) Back Office
8 7 (1.33%) Law
8 7 (1.33%) Legal
9 6 (1.14%) Games
10 5 (0.95%) Marketing
11 4 (0.76%) Billing
12 3 (0.57%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Automotive
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
13 2 (0.38%) German Language
13 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.19%) Advertising
14 1 (0.19%) Electronics
14 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (33.33%) .NET
2 54 (10.23%) AngularJS
3 49 (9.28%) ASP.NET
4 39 (7.39%) RESTful
4 39 (7.39%) WPF
5 32 (6.06%) WCF
6 27 (5.11%) Web Services
7 26 (4.92%) CSS
8 25 (4.73%) React
8 25 (4.73%) WinForms
9 23 (4.36%) .NET Framework
10 21 (3.98%) HTML
11 18 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 16 (3.03%) REST
12 16 (3.03%) Spring
13 15 (2.84%) JSON
13 15 (2.84%) XML
14 13 (2.46%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.06%) Fixed Income
3 31 (5.87%) Derivative
4 23 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.84%) Hedge funds
7 14 (2.65%) OTC Derivatives
8 11 (2.08%) Credit Risk
9 9 (1.70%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (1.70%) Replication
9 9 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.14%) Equities
11 6 (1.14%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.76%) Clustering
12 4 (0.76%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.76%) User Experience
13 3 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.60%) Windows
2 12 (2.27%) Unix
3 6 (1.14%) Linux
4 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
3 117 (22.16%) ETL
4 54 (10.23%) Migration
5 53 (10.04%) Data Modelling
6 49 (9.28%) TDD
7 47 (8.90%) Asset Management
8 44 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 43 (8.14%) Performance Tuning
10 40 (7.58%) Analytics
10 40 (7.58%) Data Migration
10 40 (7.58%) SDLC
11 37 (7.01%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.82%) Scrum
13 32 (6.06%) Data Analysis
14 29 (5.49%) Microservices
15 28 (5.30%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (5.30%) SOLID
16 26 (4.92%) MVC
17 25 (4.73%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 491 (92.99%) SQL
2 197 (37.31%) C#
3 128 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 87 (16.48%) Python
5 71 (13.45%) JavaScript
6 55 (10.42%) Java
7 40 (7.58%) VBA
8 37 (7.01%) PL/SQL
9 28 (5.30%) VB.NET
10 19 (3.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 18 (3.41%) PowerShell
12 16 (3.03%) VB
13 11 (2.08%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.70%) Perl
14 9 (1.70%) PHP
15 8 (1.52%) R
15 8 (1.52%) Shell Script
16 7 (1.33%) Apple Swift
16 7 (1.33%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.79%) SC Cleared
3 18 (3.41%) Degree
4 9 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.57%) ACCA
5 3 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.57%) CFA
6 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.36%) QA
2 6 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.76%) IFRS
3 4 (0.76%) MiFID
4 3 (0.57%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.19%) COREP
6 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.19%) EMIR
6 1 (0.19%) FINREP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (1.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) HDFS
3 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) zsh
Systems Management
1 6 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.57%) Ansible
2 3 (0.57%) SCCM
2 3 (0.57%) Terraform
3 2 (0.38%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) SQL Sentry
4 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 85 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 50 (9.47%) Oracle
3 36 (6.82%) Tableau
4 14 (2.65%) Telerik
5 13 (2.46%) MicroStrategy
6 11 (2.08%) Splunk
7 10 (1.89%) Citrix
8 9 (1.70%) Cognos
8 9 (1.70%) Google
9 6 (1.14%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.95%) Talend
11 4 (0.76%) Informatica
12 3 (0.57%) Ab Initio
12 3 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.57%) IBM
12 3 (0.57%) Netezza
12 3 (0.57%) Sony
12 3 (0.57%) Sybase
12 3 (0.57%) Teradata
13 2 (0.38%) Vertica