Period
to 19 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 157 176
Rank change year-on-year -63 +19 -54
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 618 798 686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.68% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.77% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 668 539
London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £350 £315 £306
90th Percentile £650 £638 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £19.50 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +34.33% -16.79%

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 44,231 45,102 42,214
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.69% 94.94% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,926 32,747 30,005
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 562 565
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.96% +3.07%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.40
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -

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 December 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 December 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 -24 155 £500 +5.26% 41
South London -5 19 £475 +21.79% 3
East London -21 12 £360 -24.21% 8
West London -7 9 £465 +10.39% 19
North London -10 2 £174 -53.60% 1
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 564 (91.26%) SQL
2 399 (64.56%) SQL Server
3 260 (42.07%) C#
4 248 (40.13%) Finance
5 247 (39.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 198 (32.04%) T-SQL
7 194 (31.39%) .NET
8 165 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
9 156 (25.24%) Data Warehouse
10 144 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
11 141 (22.82%) Microsoft
12 135 (21.84%) ETL
13 132 (21.36%) Banking
14 130 (21.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 110 (17.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 84 (13.59%) Oracle
17 72 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 66 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
19 65 (10.52%) Front Office
20 64 (10.36%) Analytics
21 63 (10.19%) Power BI
22 62 (10.03%) Data Modelling
23 55 (8.90%) PL/SQL
23 55 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
24 53 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
25 52 (8.41%) Java
25 52 (8.41%) XML
25 52 (8.41%) Multithreading
26 51 (8.25%) Migration
26 51 (8.25%) Kimball Methodology

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 12 (1.94%) IIS
2 9 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.97%) Apache
3 6 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.49%) CMS
6 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.49%) SAS
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.32%) Confluence
7 2 (0.32%) Drupal
7 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.32%) WordPress
8 1 (0.16%) Liferay
8 1 (0.16%) Mule
8 1 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 66 (10.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.32%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.49%) FastStats
3 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle FAH
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.72%) Google Cloud Platform
3 20 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.32%) GitHub
5 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) Office 365
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.16%) IaaS
6 1 (0.16%) NuGet
6 1 (0.16%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) Serverless
6 1 (0.16%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.81%) HTTP
2 2 (0.32%) DMZ
2 2 (0.32%) Internet
2 2 (0.32%) SSH
2 2 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 399 (64.56%) SQL Server
2 247 (39.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 156 (25.24%) Data Warehouse
4 130 (21.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 110 (17.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 63 (10.19%) Power BI
7 55 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 48 (7.77%) SQL Server 2014
9 46 (7.44%) SQL Server 2016
10 40 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (4.53%) Relational Database
12 25 (4.05%) Oracle Database
13 22 (3.56%) Big Data
14 20 (3.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 19 (3.07%) OLAP
15 19 (3.07%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (2.91%) Azure SQL Database
16 18 (2.91%) RDBMS
17 17 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
18 16 (2.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (4.53%) Visual Studio
3 23 (3.72%) Subversion
4 22 (3.56%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.43%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.10%) JIRA
7 12 (1.94%) Jenkins
8 10 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.29%) Maven
11 7 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.97%) NUnit
12 6 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (0.81%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.81%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.81%) Mercurial
13 5 (0.81%) Toad
14 4 (0.65%) Hudson
14 4 (0.65%) MSTest
14 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 248 (40.13%) Finance
2 132 (21.36%) Banking
3 65 (10.52%) Front Office
4 48 (7.77%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 21 (3.40%) Retail
7 8 (1.29%) Legal
8 7 (1.13%) Marketing
9 4 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (0.65%) Law
10 3 (0.49%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 194 (31.39%) .NET
2 52 (8.41%) XML
3 49 (7.93%) WPF
4 43 (6.96%) ASP.NET
5 41 (6.63%) WCF
6 36 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 35 (5.66%) HTML
8 33 (5.34%) AngularJS
9 26 (4.21%) Entity Framework
9 26 (4.21%) Web Services
10 23 (3.72%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (3.24%) jQuery
12 19 (3.07%) CSS
13 18 (2.91%) JSON
14 17 (2.75%) HTML5
15 16 (2.59%) LINQ
15 16 (2.59%) RESTful
15 16 (2.59%) WinForms
16 15 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (2.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (7.28%) Fixed Income
3 35 (5.66%) Hedge funds
4 25 (4.05%) Derivative
4 25 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (3.07%) Credit Risk
6 16 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 15 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (1.94%) Equities
9 11 (1.78%) Market Risk
10 9 (1.46%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
10 9 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (1.29%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.29%) User Experience
12 7 (1.13%) Fintech
13 5 (0.81%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (0.81%) Robotics
14 4 (0.65%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 28 (4.53%) Linux
2 25 (4.05%) Windows
3 8 (1.29%) Unix
4 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.49%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.32%) Solaris
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.16%) Android
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) MVS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (26.70%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (23.30%) Business Intelligence
3 135 (21.84%) ETL
4 64 (10.36%) Analytics
5 62 (10.03%) Data Modelling
6 53 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
7 52 (8.41%) Multithreading
8 51 (8.25%) Kimball Methodology
8 51 (8.25%) Migration
9 44 (7.12%) MVC
10 43 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
11 42 (6.80%) Software Engineering
11 42 (6.80%) Unit Testing
12 41 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (6.47%) Asset Management
14 39 (6.31%) Data Analysis
14 39 (6.31%) Scrum
14 39 (6.31%) SDLC
15 37 (5.99%) Mathematics
16 30 (4.85%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 564 (91.26%) SQL
2 260 (42.07%) C#
3 198 (32.04%) T-SQL
4 55 (8.90%) PL/SQL
5 52 (8.41%) Java
6 47 (7.61%) Python
7 45 (7.28%) JavaScript
8 36 (5.83%) VBA
9 28 (4.53%) PowerShell
10 13 (2.10%) VB.NET
11 12 (1.94%) C++
11 12 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 12 (1.94%) PHP
11 12 (1.94%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.78%) R
13 8 (1.29%) Java 8
13 8 (1.29%) VB
14 7 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.13%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (7.12%) Degree
2 17 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.32%) ACCA
5 2 (0.32%) MCSE
6 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.16%) MCSA
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.40%) QA
2 11 (1.78%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.46%) Basel III
4 5 (0.81%) IFRS
5 4 (0.65%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.49%) COREP
6 3 (0.49%) FINREP
7 1 (0.16%) GDPR
7 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (1.46%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) SRDF
3 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.16%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (1.62%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.46%) Ansible
3 5 (0.81%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.49%) Control-M
5 2 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 141 (22.82%) Microsoft
2 84 (13.59%) Oracle
3 41 (6.63%) Tableau
4 23 (3.72%) Google
5 15 (2.43%) IBM
6 13 (2.10%) Citrix
6 13 (2.10%) Informatica
7 9 (1.46%) TIBCO
8 8 (1.29%) RedGate
9 6 (0.97%) UiPath
10 5 (0.81%) Charles River
10 5 (0.81%) Infragistics
10 5 (0.81%) MuleSoft
10 5 (0.81%) Perforce
11 4 (0.65%) DevExpress
12 3 (0.49%) EMC
12 3 (0.49%) LANSA
12 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.49%) SAP
13 2 (0.32%) Sybase