Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 24 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 > Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 119 75
Rank change year-on-year -28 -44 +23
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 94 174 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.14% 1.78% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.87% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 128 141
Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £475 £427 £475
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25.38 £24.85 £36.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £38.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +34.33% -10.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7820 9301 8077
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.36% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4884 5652 4667
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £215 £230 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 369 460
Midlands median hourly rate £15.60 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.97% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.01 £10.00 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Developer in the Midlands

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 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
West Midlands -30 53 £373 +14.62% 22
East Midlands -26 38 £315 -6.67% 10
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 84 (89.36%) SQL
2 75 (79.79%) SQL Server
3 46 (48.94%) .NET
4 38 (40.43%) C#
5 26 (27.66%) MVC
5 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
6 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
7 23 (24.47%) ETL
7 23 (24.47%) T-SQL
8 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
8 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (17.02%) Oracle
10 15 (15.96%) HTML
10 15 (15.96%) CSS
10 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
12 10 (10.64%) TDD
12 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (9.57%) jQuery
13 9 (9.57%) BDD
13 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (9.57%) Scrum
13 9 (9.57%) VB.NET

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (1.06%) nginx
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (79.79%) SQL Server
2 26 (27.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle Database
7 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (4.26%) Power BI
10 4 (4.26%) RDBMS
10 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (3.19%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.13%) QlikView
12 2 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.06%) git-flow
5 1 (1.06%) JIRA
5 1 (1.06%) MSTest
5 1 (1.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.06%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.06%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.94%) .NET
2 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
3 15 (15.96%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (15.96%) CSS
3 15 (15.96%) HTML
4 12 (12.77%) .NET Framework
5 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (9.57%) jQuery
6 8 (8.51%) XML
7 6 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (6.38%) Web Services
8 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (5.32%) Dapper ORM
8 5 (5.32%) Sass
9 4 (4.26%) Entity Framework
9 4 (4.26%) HTML5
9 4 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.19%) REST
11 2 (2.13%) Lambda Expressions
11 2 (2.13%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) EPoS
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Unix
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (27.66%) MVC
2 23 (24.47%) ETL
3 21 (22.34%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (10.64%) TDD
5 9 (9.57%) BDD
5 9 (9.57%) Scrum
6 8 (8.51%) CRM
7 6 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Kanban
8 5 (5.32%) SOLID
9 4 (4.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 4 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.19%) ITIL
10 3 (3.19%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (3.19%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 84 (89.36%) SQL
2 38 (40.43%) C#
3 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
4 23 (24.47%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.57%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.45%) Java
7 6 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.26%) TypeScript
9 4 (4.26%) VBA
10 2 (2.13%) PHP
10 2 (2.13%) VB
11 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
1 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.06%) PMP
2 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.06%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) Tableau
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Informatica
4 1 (1.06%) JDA
4 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.06%) SAP
4 1 (1.06%) Teradata