The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
England / London
Rank 137 103 100
Rank change year-on-year -34 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 350 503 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.80% 2.28% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.40% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 393 357
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £44.29 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +121.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

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 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +7 74 £450 +1.12% 18
Heathrow 0 10 £360 +2.85%
Canary Wharf -7 6 £600 +25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -7 4 £363 -
Croydon +10 2 £435 +19.17% 2
West End of London +3 2 £98 -81.42%
Twickenham - 2 £388 -
Docklands, London -4 1 £400 -
Southwark - 1 £200 -
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 591 (90.92%) SQL
2 375 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 261 (40.15%) Finance
4 248 (38.15%) C#
5 216 (33.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 212 (32.62%) .NET
7 197 (30.31%) T-SQL
8 180 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
9 154 (23.69%) Banking
10 153 (23.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 144 (22.15%) Microsoft
12 131 (20.15%) Data Warehouse
12 131 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
13 120 (18.46%) Oracle
14 110 (16.92%) ETL
15 95 (14.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 81 (12.46%) Java
17 71 (10.92%) PL/SQL
18 69 (10.62%) MS Excel
19 66 (10.15%) JavaScript
20 65 (10.00%) ASP.NET
21 63 (9.69%) TDD
22 62 (9.54%) SQL Server 2012
23 60 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
24 58 (8.92%) MVC
25 56 (8.62%) Front Office
26 51 (7.85%) SDLC
27 48 (7.38%) Unix
28 46 (7.08%) Data Modelling
29 45 (6.92%) .NET Framework

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 18 (2.77%) IIS
2 11 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (1.38%) Confluence
5 8 (1.23%) CMS
5 8 (1.23%) SAS
6 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.77%) EPiServer
8 4 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.62%) Tuxedo
9 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (0.46%) Apache
9 3 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.31%) GeoServer
10 2 (0.31%) Jetty
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 69 (10.62%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.31%) MS Office
3 10 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.77%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.62%) Temenos T24
5 3 (0.46%) FINCAD Analytics
5 3 (0.46%) Oracle Utilities
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle iStore
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.46%) GitHub
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.31%) iTunes
4 2 (0.31%) SaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.15%) IaaS
5 1 (0.15%) Office 365
5 1 (0.15%) Route 53
5 1 (0.15%) Slack
5 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.77%) Intranet
2 3 (0.46%) IP Telephony
3 2 (0.31%) FTP
3 2 (0.31%) HTTP
3 2 (0.31%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) DHCP
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) SMTP
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
4 1 (0.15%) SSL
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 375 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 216 (33.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 153 (23.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 131 (20.15%) Data Warehouse
5 95 (14.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 62 (9.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 60 (9.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 40 (6.15%) Oracle Database
9 34 (5.23%) SQL Server 2014
10 28 (4.31%) Relational Database
11 26 (4.00%) Power BI
12 23 (3.54%) Big Data
13 21 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
13 21 (3.23%) QlikView
14 19 (2.92%) OLAP
15 16 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
16 15 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
16 15 (2.31%) Data Mart
16 15 (2.31%) Oracle Database 12c
17 13 (2.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (6.15%) Subversion
2 35 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (5.23%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.15%) Visual Studio
5 25 (3.85%) JIRA
6 9 (1.38%) NUnit
7 8 (1.23%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.08%) JUnit
8 7 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
8 7 (1.08%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.77%) Ant
9 5 (0.77%) Maven
9 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.77%) Toad
9 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.62%) JDeveloper
10 4 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 3 (0.46%) PowerBuilder
General
1 261 (40.15%) Finance
2 154 (23.69%) Banking
3 56 (8.62%) Front Office
4 44 (6.77%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.77%) Retail
6 12 (1.85%) Back Office
6 12 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.85%) Legal
7 7 (1.08%) Games
8 6 (0.92%) Marketing
9 5 (0.77%) Private Banking
9 5 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.62%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.46%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.31%) Advertising
12 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (32.62%) .NET
2 65 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 45 (6.92%) .NET Framework
4 41 (6.31%) WPF
5 40 (6.15%) HTML
6 38 (5.85%) AngularJS
6 38 (5.85%) WCF
7 36 (5.54%) XML
8 32 (4.92%) Entity Framework
9 27 (4.15%) CSS
10 26 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (4.00%) Web Services
11 21 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
12 20 (3.08%) jQuery
13 19 (2.92%) MDX
14 18 (2.77%) STL
15 17 (2.62%) HTML5
16 16 (2.46%) JSON
16 16 (2.46%) Spring
17 15 (2.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
1 42 (6.46%) Fixed Income
2 25 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (3.38%) Derivative
4 21 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.08%) Equities
6 16 (2.46%) Fintech
7 14 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 10 (1.54%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.08%) NHS
10 6 (0.92%) Algorithms
10 6 (0.92%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.92%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.62%) FMCG
12 4 (0.62%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.62%) Replication
12 4 (0.62%) User Experience
13 3 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.38%) Unix
2 43 (6.62%) Linux
3 34 (5.23%) Windows
4 6 (0.92%) Android
5 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.31%) Solaris
6 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (27.69%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (20.15%) Business Intelligence
3 110 (16.92%) ETL
4 63 (9.69%) TDD
5 58 (8.92%) MVC
6 51 (7.85%) SDLC
7 46 (7.08%) Data Modelling
8 42 (6.46%) Performance Tuning
9 41 (6.31%) Analytics
10 40 (6.15%) Scrum
11 38 (5.85%) Asset Management
12 37 (5.69%) Migration
13 33 (5.08%) Unit Testing
14 32 (4.92%) Multithreading
15 31 (4.77%) OO
16 27 (4.15%) Software Engineering
17 22 (3.38%) Business Analysis
17 22 (3.38%) DevOps
17 22 (3.38%) Investment Management
18 21 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 591 (90.92%) SQL
2 248 (38.15%) C#
3 197 (30.31%) T-SQL
4 81 (12.46%) Java
5 71 (10.92%) PL/SQL
6 66 (10.15%) JavaScript
7 43 (6.62%) VBA
8 42 (6.46%) Python
9 31 (4.77%) C++
10 23 (3.54%) Perl
10 23 (3.54%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.54%) VB
11 22 (3.38%) C
12 20 (3.08%) PowerShell
13 9 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.08%) PHP
14 7 (1.08%) R
14 7 (1.08%) VB6
15 6 (0.92%) Ruby
16 5 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 29 (4.46%) Degree
2 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.92%) PhD
4 3 (0.46%) MCTS
4 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.46%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.31%) CFA
5 2 (0.31%) MCITP
5 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) MCAD
6 1 (0.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.00%) QA
2 14 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.92%) Basel III
3 6 (0.92%) EMIR
4 5 (0.77%) CRD IV
4 5 (0.77%) MiFID
5 3 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.46%) SLA
6 2 (0.31%) HL7
6 2 (0.31%) IFRS
6 2 (0.31%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.15%) COREP
7 1 (0.15%) DICOM
7 1 (0.15%) FINREP
7 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) HDFS
3 1 (0.15%) NFS
3 1 (0.15%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (1.38%) Control-M
2 3 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 144 (22.15%) Microsoft
2 120 (18.46%) Oracle
3 21 (3.23%) Bloomberg
3 21 (3.23%) Sybase
4 18 (2.77%) Teradata
5 16 (2.46%) Tableau
6 15 (2.31%) Netezza
7 11 (1.69%) Vertica
8 10 (1.54%) Greenplum
9 9 (1.38%) RedGate
10 7 (1.08%) Ab Initio
10 7 (1.08%) Reuters
10 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
11 6 (0.92%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.77%) SAP
12 5 (0.77%) Workday
13 4 (0.62%) FactSet
13 4 (0.62%) Talend
13 4 (0.62%) TIBCO
London
Client Server
Rate: £500 to £550 p/day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 10 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market rates + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago