The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £285 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
England / North East
Rank 84 61 51
Rank change year-on-year -23 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.28% 1.49% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 1.57% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Median daily rate £285 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.55% +35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 691 829 609
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 95.31% 95.29% 93.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 557 336
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 35
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the North East

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the North East

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the North East

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -24 2 £285 -15.55% 2
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North East region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (29.41%) ETL
5 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Back Office
6 4 (23.53%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
8 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
8 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Degree
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) OLAP
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) VB
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
8 2 (11.76%) QlikView
9 1 (5.88%) Power BI
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP
5 2 (11.76%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 2 (11.76%) SAP BW
6 1 (5.88%) Power BI
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.88%) MDX
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (29.41%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) ETL Development
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.88%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) SANS
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow