Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 172 111
Rank change year-on-year +19 -61 +26
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 807 697 1009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.73% 1.54% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.62% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 534 814
London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £320 £300 £285
90th Percentile £638 £575 £590
England median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
London median hourly rate - - £80.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £39.76
% change year-on-year +63.64% -30.84% +6.03%

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 44141 42982 44791
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.02% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31959 30601 31582
London median daily rate £493 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 558 689
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.28% +7.89%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +8 160 £475 +11.76% 24
West London -35 18 £393 +4.67% 3
South London -34 6 £400 +6.67% 1
North London -4 5 £375 +4.17%
East London -15 5 £471 -0.95% 3
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 742 (91.95%) SQL
2 464 (57.50%) SQL Server
3 336 (41.64%) C#
4 302 (37.42%) .NET
5 295 (36.56%) Finance
6 275 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
7 220 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 177 (21.93%) T-SQL
9 172 (21.31%) Banking
10 166 (20.57%) ETL
11 165 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
12 164 (20.32%) Microsoft
13 152 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 150 (18.59%) JavaScript
15 136 (16.85%) Java
16 121 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
17 118 (14.62%) ASP.NET
18 108 (13.38%) HTML
18 108 (13.38%) Oracle
19 104 (12.89%) Front Office
20 103 (12.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 100 (12.39%) MVC
22 90 (11.15%) AngularJS
23 89 (11.03%) SQL Server 2012
23 89 (11.03%) Data Modelling
24 84 (10.41%) Asset Management
24 84 (10.41%) Fixed Income
25 82 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
26 79 (9.79%) WCF
26 79 (9.79%) TDD

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 14 (1.73%) Apache Spark
2 13 (1.61%) CMS
2 13 (1.61%) Confluence
2 13 (1.61%) IIS
3 12 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 11 (1.36%) WildFly
5 10 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.24%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.12%) Apache
6 9 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 8 (0.99%) JBoss
7 8 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (0.74%) Apache Solr
8 6 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.62%) Kentico
9 5 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.50%) TYPO3
10 4 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (7.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (2.23%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.99%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.37%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle TCA
6 2 (0.25%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.12%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.12%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 45 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (4.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (0.99%) GitHub
3 8 (0.99%) Serverless
4 7 (0.87%) Amazon S3
5 6 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.37%) IaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.25%) PaaS
9 2 (0.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.12%) Firebase
10 1 (0.12%) iTunes
10 1 (0.12%) npm
10 1 (0.12%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.62%) PPP
1 5 (0.62%) Skype
2 3 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.12%) AMQP
3 1 (0.12%) DSL
3 1 (0.12%) Firewall
3 1 (0.12%) Internet
3 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 220 (27.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 152 (18.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 121 (14.99%) Data Warehouse
5 103 (12.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 89 (11.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 82 (10.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 53 (6.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 51 (6.32%) NoSQL
10 38 (4.71%) MongoDB
11 34 (4.21%) OLAP
11 34 (4.21%) Oracle Database
11 34 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (3.97%) Power BI
13 31 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
13 31 (3.84%) Relational Database
14 26 (3.22%) QlikView
15 22 (2.73%) Big Data
15 22 (2.73%) Hadoop
16 18 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 53 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 51 (6.32%) JIRA
3 46 (5.70%) Git (software)
4 43 (5.33%) TeamCity
5 31 (3.84%) Visual Studio
6 26 (3.22%) Subversion
7 21 (2.60%) Selenium
8 20 (2.48%) IntelliJ
9 19 (2.35%) JIRA Agile
10 18 (2.23%) MSTest
11 11 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.24%) Jenkins
12 10 (1.24%) NUnit
13 9 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.12%) FitNesse
14 8 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.87%) Maven
15 7 (0.87%) Mockito
16 6 (0.74%) LINQPad
16 6 (0.74%) SpecFlow
General
1 295 (36.56%) Finance
2 172 (21.31%) Banking
3 104 (12.89%) Front Office
4 70 (8.67%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.59%) Retail
6 25 (3.10%) Back Office
7 16 (1.98%) Marketing
8 14 (1.73%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.12%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.87%) Electronics
10 7 (0.87%) Legal
10 7 (0.87%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.74%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.50%) Law
12 4 (0.50%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) Local Government
13 3 (0.37%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.25%) Prime Brokerage
15 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (37.42%) .NET
2 118 (14.62%) ASP.NET
3 108 (13.38%) HTML
4 90 (11.15%) AngularJS
5 79 (9.79%) WCF
6 71 (8.80%) .NET Framework
7 67 (8.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 65 (8.05%) CSS
9 64 (7.93%) WPF
10 59 (7.31%) jQuery
11 45 (5.58%) Entity Framework
11 45 (5.58%) JSON
12 42 (5.20%) Web Services
13 39 (4.83%) REST
14 38 (4.71%) HTML5
15 35 (4.34%) XML
16 33 (4.09%) Spring
17 31 (3.84%) MDX
18 30 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 26 (3.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 84 (10.41%) Fixed Income
2 54 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.95%) Data Structures
4 47 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (5.45%) Derivative
5 44 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 43 (5.33%) Equities
7 37 (4.58%) Computer Science
8 29 (3.59%) Hedge funds
9 21 (2.60%) Credit Risk
9 21 (2.60%) Fintech
9 21 (2.60%) Market Risk
10 18 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.49%) User Experience
12 10 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.87%) Reference Data
14 6 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (0.62%) SWIFT
16 4 (0.50%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (7.93%) Linux
2 55 (6.82%) Unix
3 42 (5.20%) Windows
4 5 (0.62%) Solaris
5 3 (0.37%) Android
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (0.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (20.57%) ETL
3 165 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
4 100 (12.39%) MVC
5 89 (11.03%) Data Modelling
6 84 (10.41%) Asset Management
7 79 (9.79%) TDD
8 78 (9.67%) Migration
9 63 (7.81%) Analytics
10 60 (7.43%) Unit Testing
11 59 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
12 57 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
13 55 (6.82%) DevOps
14 52 (6.44%) Web Development
15 51 (6.32%) Scrum
16 50 (6.20%) SDLC
17 49 (6.07%) Test Automation
18 46 (5.70%) Data Analysis
19 44 (5.45%) Data Migration
20 43 (5.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 742 (91.95%) SQL
2 336 (41.64%) C#
3 177 (21.93%) T-SQL
4 150 (18.59%) JavaScript
5 136 (16.85%) Java
6 68 (8.43%) Python
7 57 (7.06%) C++
7 57 (7.06%) PL/SQL
8 51 (6.32%) VBA
9 25 (3.10%) PowerShell
10 17 (2.11%) Perl
11 16 (1.98%) Scala
12 15 (1.86%) TypeScript
12 15 (1.86%) VB.NET
13 14 (1.73%) C
13 14 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 11 (1.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (1.24%) PHP
15 10 (1.24%) Ruby
16 9 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (6.44%) Degree
2 31 (3.84%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 21 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.73%) MCITP
5 14 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.12%) MCSE
7 7 (0.87%) CFA
7 7 (0.87%) CTC Cleared
7 7 (0.87%) PhD
8 5 (0.62%) MCTS
9 4 (0.50%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.50%) PMP
10 3 (0.37%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.08%) MiFID
2 20 (2.48%) QA
3 19 (2.35%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.99%) EMIR
5 6 (0.74%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.37%) GAAP
7 2 (0.25%) SLA
8 1 (0.12%) GCP
8 1 (0.12%) IFRS
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (0.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.87%) Ansible
1 7 (0.87%) Grafana
1 7 (0.87%) Kibana
1 7 (0.87%) logstash
2 6 (0.74%) Puppet
3 4 (0.50%) Control-M
4 2 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.12%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.12%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.12%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 164 (20.32%) Microsoft
2 108 (13.38%) Oracle
3 36 (4.46%) Tableau
4 26 (3.22%) Sybase
5 22 (2.73%) TIBCO
6 19 (2.35%) DevExpress
7 17 (2.11%) RedGate
8 16 (1.98%) Bloomberg
9 13 (1.61%) IBM
10 11 (1.36%) Telerik
11 10 (1.24%) Solace
11 10 (1.24%) Talarian
12 9 (1.12%) Google
12 9 (1.12%) Perforce
13 8 (0.99%) ION Trading
13 8 (0.99%) SAP
13 8 (0.99%) Splunk
13 8 (0.99%) Tradeweb
14 7 (0.87%) AppDynamics
14 7 (0.87%) Cognos