Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 173 113
Rank change year-on-year -1 -60 +5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 719 639 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.54% 1.57% 2.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.65% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 499 735
London median daily rate £475 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +6.17%
10th Percentile £321 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £575 £588
England median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
London median hourly rate £175.00 - £32.75
10th Percentile £162.50 - £27.08
90th Percentile £187.50 - £39.03
England median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £45.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -17.58% +40.00%

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 44,136 38,617 42,355
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.91% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,152 27,489 30,035
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 617 561 649
London median hourly rate £20.52 £21.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.56% +13.16% +6.35%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.95 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.20 £51.25 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - +12.12%

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 February 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 February 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 -22 146 £474 +11.59% 60
South London -34 24 £400 -3.03% 10
West London -56 18 £400 +6.67% 20
East London -11 8 £525 -8.70% 8
North London -5 2 £375 +4.17%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 671 (93.32%) SQL
2 446 (62.03%) SQL Server
3 284 (39.50%) C#
4 274 (38.11%) .NET
5 238 (33.10%) Finance
5 238 (33.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 202 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
7 181 (25.17%) T-SQL
8 179 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 147 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
10 146 (20.31%) Microsoft
11 144 (20.03%) ETL
12 136 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
13 134 (18.64%) Banking
14 126 (17.52%) JavaScript
15 107 (14.88%) Oracle
16 106 (14.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 94 (13.07%) Java
18 91 (12.66%) Data Modelling
19 88 (12.24%) .NET Framework
20 80 (11.13%) ASP.NET
21 75 (10.43%) Front Office
21 75 (10.43%) MVC
22 74 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
23 73 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
24 70 (9.74%) HTML
25 68 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
26 66 (9.18%) Python
26 66 (9.18%) Migration
27 64 (8.90%) PL/SQL

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 15 (2.09%) IIS
2 12 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.53%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.11%) Confluence
6 6 (0.83%) Apache
6 6 (0.83%) CMS
6 6 (0.83%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.70%) Kentico
7 5 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.70%) SAS
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.56%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.56%) WildFly
9 3 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.28%) Drupal
10 2 (0.28%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.28%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
Applications
1 68 (9.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (2.36%) Markit EDM
2 6 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.42%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.28%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.14%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.14%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.14%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (4.45%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.95%) Amazon S3
4 11 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
4 11 (1.53%) Serverless
5 8 (1.11%) GitHub
6 7 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
7 6 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.70%) PaaS
9 4 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
10 3 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
10 3 (0.42%) IaaS
10 3 (0.42%) Office 365
10 3 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.14%) Firebase
12 1 (0.14%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.70%) PPP
2 2 (0.28%) Intranet
2 2 (0.28%) Skype
2 2 (0.28%) SMS
3 1 (0.14%) AMQP
3 1 (0.14%) Firewall
3 1 (0.14%) FTP
3 1 (0.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (62.03%) SQL Server
2 238 (33.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 179 (24.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 136 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
5 106 (14.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 73 (10.15%) SQL Server 2012
7 63 (8.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (7.23%) Power BI
9 47 (6.54%) SQL Server 2016
10 39 (5.42%) SQL Server 2014
11 34 (4.73%) NoSQL
12 31 (4.31%) Oracle Database
12 31 (4.31%) Relational Database
13 29 (4.03%) Big Data
14 25 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
15 24 (3.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 20 (2.78%) OLAP
17 19 (2.64%) QlikView
18 18 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
18 18 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 39 (5.42%) TeamCity
3 32 (4.45%) Git (software)
4 26 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 24 (3.34%) JIRA
6 19 (2.64%) Selenium
7 17 (2.36%) FitNesse
8 13 (1.81%) Subversion
9 11 (1.53%) NUnit
10 8 (1.11%) Jenkins
11 7 (0.97%) Mockito
11 7 (0.97%) SpecFlow
12 6 (0.83%) Bitbucket
12 6 (0.83%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.83%) MSTest
13 5 (0.70%) CruiseControl
13 5 (0.70%) Cucumber
13 5 (0.70%) JIRA Agile
13 5 (0.70%) Moq
14 3 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 238 (33.10%) Finance
2 134 (18.64%) Banking
3 75 (10.43%) Front Office
4 46 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.17%) Back Office
6 23 (3.20%) Retail
7 16 (2.23%) Marketing
8 11 (1.53%) Legal
9 9 (1.25%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.56%) Law
12 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.42%) Local Government
12 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.42%) Prime Brokerage
13 2 (0.28%) Automotive
13 2 (0.28%) Electronics
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
13 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (38.11%) .NET
2 88 (12.24%) .NET Framework
3 80 (11.13%) ASP.NET
4 70 (9.74%) HTML
5 64 (8.90%) AngularJS
6 63 (8.76%) Entity Framework
7 60 (8.34%) WCF
8 50 (6.95%) WPF
9 45 (6.26%) JSON
10 43 (5.98%) jQuery
11 40 (5.56%) REST
12 39 (5.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 35 (4.87%) CSS
13 35 (4.87%) Web Services
13 35 (4.87%) XML
14 33 (4.59%) MDX
15 30 (4.17%) HTML5
16 22 (3.06%) React
17 21 (2.92%) Node.js
18 18 (2.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.34%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (6.26%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 35 (4.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (4.73%) Hedge funds
6 30 (4.17%) Data Structures
7 29 (4.03%) Equities
8 27 (3.76%) Derivative
9 25 (3.48%) Computer Science
10 24 (3.34%) Fintech
11 17 (2.36%) User Experience
12 14 (1.95%) Credit Risk
13 11 (1.53%) Management Information System
13 11 (1.53%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.25%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.11%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.70%) NHS
18 4 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
18 4 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 44 (6.12%) Linux
1 44 (6.12%) Unix
2 28 (3.89%) Windows
3 5 (0.70%) Android
4 4 (0.56%) Solaris
5 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.42%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (28.09%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
3 144 (20.03%) ETL
4 91 (12.66%) Data Modelling
5 75 (10.43%) MVC
6 74 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (9.18%) Migration
8 60 (8.34%) TDD
8 60 (8.34%) Test Automation
9 57 (7.93%) Unit Testing
10 51 (7.09%) Scrum
11 50 (6.95%) Analytics
11 50 (6.95%) Asset Management
12 47 (6.54%) Data Migration
13 44 (6.12%) DevOps
13 44 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
14 38 (5.29%) Web Development
15 35 (4.87%) Data Analysis
15 35 (4.87%) Kimball Methodology
16 31 (4.31%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 671 (93.32%) SQL
2 284 (39.50%) C#
3 181 (25.17%) T-SQL
4 126 (17.52%) JavaScript
5 94 (13.07%) Java
6 66 (9.18%) Python
7 64 (8.90%) PL/SQL
8 57 (7.93%) VBA
9 41 (5.70%) C++
10 28 (3.89%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.78%) PowerShell
12 16 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 16 (2.23%) R
13 15 (2.09%) Perl
13 15 (2.09%) Ruby
14 14 (1.95%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.67%) TypeScript
16 11 (1.53%) C
16 11 (1.53%) Scala
16 11 (1.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (5.42%) Degree
2 31 (4.31%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.36%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) MCTS
7 3 (0.42%) MCAD
7 3 (0.42%) MCSD
7 3 (0.42%) PhD
8 2 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.14%) CFA
9 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) MCITP
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.42%) MiFID
2 24 (3.34%) Data Quality
3 22 (3.06%) QA
4 8 (1.11%) EMIR
5 5 (0.70%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.42%) GDPR
6 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.14%) GAAP
7 1 (0.14%) GCP
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle Clusterware
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.97%) Grafana
1 7 (0.97%) Kibana
1 7 (0.97%) logstash
2 6 (0.83%) Ansible
2 6 (0.83%) Puppet
3 4 (0.56%) Control-M
4 2 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 146 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 107 (14.88%) Oracle
3 51 (7.09%) Tableau
4 27 (3.76%) Sybase
5 14 (1.95%) IBM
5 14 (1.95%) TIBCO
6 13 (1.81%) SAP
7 10 (1.39%) MapR
8 8 (1.11%) Cognos
8 8 (1.11%) DevExpress
8 8 (1.11%) Google
8 8 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
8 8 (1.11%) Solace
8 8 (1.11%) Splunk
8 8 (1.11%) Talarian
9 7 (0.97%) AppDynamics
9 7 (0.97%) Informatica
9 7 (0.97%) Infragistics
9 7 (0.97%) Telerik
10 6 (0.83%) RedGate