Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 17 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 Server Developer
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 236 208
Rank change year-on-year +11 -28 -22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 23 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.28% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 17
Midlands median daily rate £315 £295 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.78% -9.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £238
90th Percentile £443 £392 £518
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.26

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 7749 9388 8119
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.32% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5691 4692
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £231 £217
90th Percentile £550 £553 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 368 452
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in the Midlands

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
East Midlands -1 12 £315 -13.10% 3
West Midlands +9 11 £388 +31.36% 2
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) .NET
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (26.09%) ETL
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) MVC
7 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (17.39%) jQuery
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) CRM
8 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (13.04%) ITIL
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 2 (8.70%) LINQ
10 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering

SQL Server 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 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (13.04%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.35%) Power BI
7 1 (4.35%) QlikView
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
2 4 (17.39%) jQuery
2 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.70%) Lambda Expressions
3 2 (8.70%) LINQ
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) MDX
4 1 (4.35%) REST
4 1 (4.35%) RESTful
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
1 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) HPUX
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) ERP
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) QMS
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.35%) VBA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) HP