Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 157 158
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 -64
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 695 736 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.71% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.80% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 602 598
London median daily rate £475 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.04% +4.41%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £613 £616
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
London median hourly rate £26.00 - £44.29
10th Percentile £20.45 - £42.61
90th Percentile £32.35 - £47.11
England median hourly rate £33.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -4.29% -10.26% +8.33%

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 43,454 40,952 42,988
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 95.07% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,370 29,217 30,954
London median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 629 504 477
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.23 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.77% +13.20% -3.88%
10th Percentile £13.10 £12.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £50.00 £48.54
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.83%

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 18 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 August 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 -38 154 £475 +4.40% 50
West London -22 23 £368 +0.68% 17
South London -37 18 £400 +9.59% 4
East London -16 10 £450 -17.05% 10
North London +5 3 £444 -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 641 (92.23%) SQL
2 441 (63.45%) SQL Server
3 305 (43.88%) C#
4 271 (38.99%) .NET
5 238 (34.24%) Finance
6 236 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 203 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
8 178 (25.61%) T-SQL
9 174 (25.04%) Business Intelligence
10 170 (24.46%) Data Warehouse
11 161 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 158 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 129 (18.56%) ETL
14 112 (16.12%) Banking
15 110 (15.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 86 (12.37%) Oracle
17 85 (12.23%) Front Office
18 82 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
19 80 (11.51%) JavaScript
20 76 (10.94%) HTML
21 74 (10.65%) Analytics
22 73 (10.50%) SQL Server 2012
23 70 (10.07%) Power BI
24 67 (9.64%) ASP.NET
25 66 (9.50%) MVC
25 66 (9.50%) Multithreading
26 60 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
27 59 (8.49%) AngularJS
28 57 (8.20%) TDD
28 57 (8.20%) Java

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%) Apache
1 11 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (1.44%) IIS
2 10 (1.44%) NServiceBus
3 9 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.01%) CMS
6 5 (0.72%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.29%) Luigi
8 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.14%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 52 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.72%) Acrobat
4 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.58%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) FastStats
2 2 (0.29%) HFM
2 2 (0.29%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (0.14%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (1.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (1.73%) PaaS
5 7 (1.01%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.86%) Serverless
7 5 (0.72%) Office 365
7 5 (0.72%) SaaS
8 4 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.58%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (0.58%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.43%) GitHub
10 2 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.72%) HTTP
2 3 (0.43%) FTP
3 2 (0.29%) Internet
3 2 (0.29%) SMS
3 2 (0.29%) SSL
4 1 (0.14%) DKIM
4 1 (0.14%) DMARC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 441 (63.45%) SQL Server
2 236 (33.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 170 (24.46%) Data Warehouse
4 161 (23.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (15.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 73 (10.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 70 (10.07%) Power BI
8 60 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
9 46 (6.62%) SQL Server 2016
10 43 (6.19%) SQL Server 2014
11 30 (4.32%) Oracle Database
12 29 (4.17%) Relational Database
13 25 (3.60%) OLAP
14 23 (3.31%) Big Data
15 21 (3.02%) Azure SQL Database
15 21 (3.02%) MySQL
16 20 (2.88%) NoSQL
16 20 (2.88%) OLTP
17 17 (2.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 17 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 43 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (4.89%) Git (software)
3 30 (4.32%) Visual Studio
4 24 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 22 (3.17%) Subversion
6 17 (2.45%) TeamCity
7 15 (2.16%) Maven
8 14 (2.01%) JIRA
8 14 (2.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (1.44%) NUnit
10 8 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.01%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (0.86%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.86%) JUnit
12 6 (0.86%) Mercurial
12 6 (0.86%) MSTest
13 5 (0.72%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (0.72%) Moq
13 5 (0.72%) webpack
General
1 238 (34.24%) Finance
2 112 (16.12%) Banking
3 85 (12.23%) Front Office
4 49 (7.05%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.60%) Retail
6 18 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.44%) Legal
8 8 (1.15%) Marketing
9 7 (1.01%) Law
10 6 (0.86%) Games
10 6 (0.86%) Prime Brokerage
11 4 (0.58%) Back Office
11 4 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (38.99%) .NET
2 76 (10.94%) HTML
3 67 (9.64%) ASP.NET
4 59 (8.49%) AngularJS
5 51 (7.34%) WPF
6 49 (7.05%) WCF
7 43 (6.19%) XML
8 41 (5.90%) HTML5
9 37 (5.32%) .NET Framework
10 35 (5.04%) CSS
11 33 (4.75%) REST
12 32 (4.60%) Web Services
13 31 (4.46%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (4.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (3.60%) jQuery
16 23 (3.31%) Entity Framework
17 19 (2.73%) WinForms
18 17 (2.45%) RESTful
18 17 (2.45%) Spring
19 16 (2.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.05%) Fixed Income
2 41 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (5.04%) Derivative
5 23 (3.31%) Algorithms
5 23 (3.31%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.30%) Data Structures
7 13 (1.87%) Credit Risk
8 12 (1.73%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.73%) OTC Derivatives
9 11 (1.58%) Market Risk
9 11 (1.58%) Reinsurance
10 10 (1.44%) Grid Computing
10 10 (1.44%) User Experience
11 9 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.15%) Equities
12 8 (1.15%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.01%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.01%) NHS
13 7 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 51 (7.34%) Windows
2 23 (3.31%) Linux
3 13 (1.87%) Unix
4 6 (0.86%) Windows 10
4 6 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.29%) CentOS
6 2 (0.29%) Solaris
7 1 (0.14%) Android
7 1 (0.14%) Debian
7 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.14%) VMS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (29.21%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (25.04%) Business Intelligence
3 129 (18.56%) ETL
4 74 (10.65%) Analytics
5 66 (9.50%) Multithreading
5 66 (9.50%) MVC
6 57 (8.20%) TDD
6 57 (8.20%) Unit Testing
7 51 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (6.76%) Migration
9 44 (6.33%) Data Modelling
9 44 (6.33%) OO
10 40 (5.76%) Kimball Methodology
11 39 (5.61%) Scrum
12 37 (5.32%) SDLC
12 37 (5.32%) Web Development
13 35 (5.04%) Performance Tuning
14 34 (4.89%) Asset Management
14 34 (4.89%) Problem-Solving
15 32 (4.60%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 641 (92.23%) SQL
2 305 (43.88%) C#
3 178 (25.61%) T-SQL
4 80 (11.51%) JavaScript
5 57 (8.20%) Java
6 52 (7.48%) PL/SQL
7 50 (7.19%) Python
8 41 (5.90%) VBA
9 31 (4.46%) VB.NET
10 28 (4.03%) PowerShell
11 26 (3.74%) R
12 18 (2.59%) C++
13 17 (2.45%) VB
14 13 (1.87%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.58%) PHP
15 11 (1.58%) VB6
16 10 (1.44%) Java 8
16 10 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 5 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (3.17%) Degree
2 21 (3.02%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.01%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) MCSE
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.30%) Data Quality
2 10 (1.44%) QA
3 9 (1.29%) MiFID
4 5 (0.72%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.43%) Basel III
5 3 (0.43%) GDPR
6 1 (0.14%) EMIR
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.87%) Docker
2 7 (1.01%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
3 3 (0.43%) SRDF
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
2 4 (0.58%) Control-M
2 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.43%) Ansible
4 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.29%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 158 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 86 (12.37%) Oracle
3 32 (4.60%) Tableau
4 19 (2.73%) MapR
4 19 (2.73%) RedGate
5 14 (2.01%) Charles River
6 11 (1.58%) Google
7 7 (1.01%) Citrix
7 7 (1.01%) Informatica
7 7 (1.01%) SAP
7 7 (1.01%) Sybase
8 6 (0.86%) DevExpress
8 6 (0.86%) IBM
9 5 (0.72%) Adobe
9 5 (0.72%) Telerik
10 4 (0.58%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.43%) Cerner
11 3 (0.43%) EMC
11 3 (0.43%) hybris
11 3 (0.43%) Perforce