The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 30 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.

SQL Server Developer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £456 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 700 733 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.21% 95.69% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 406 376
Median daily rate £407 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Milton Keynes

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Milton Keynes

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Milton Keynes

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Milton Keynes region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Workflow Development
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) SAP