Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 6 months to 18 July 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 Server Developer
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 104 93
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 +19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.59% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.55% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £315 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.88% -6.85% -
10th Percentile £281 £388 £423
90th Percentile £348 £500 £484
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £315 £425 £456
% change year-on-year -25.88% -6.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies in Milton Keynes with a recognized job title 1,457 1,455 1,390
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 95.35% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 728 757
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £222 £270 £231
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 55 50
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.05 £16.92 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.96% +32.71% -8.93%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.12 £8.50
90th Percentile £19.65 £20.45 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year -15.94% +23.21% -6.67%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, SQL Server 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 Milton Keynes region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (66.67%) ETL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (33.33%) CRM
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
6 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) SSDT

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) SSDT
6 1 (11.11%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
1 2 (22.22%) Subversion
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Data Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle