Period
to 21 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

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 > North East
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 85 95
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +63
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.31% 1.73% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 1.80% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
North East median daily rate £438 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.81% -8.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £414 £295 £363
90th Percentile £471 £379 £388
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% +27.27%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Contract vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 917 1,168 1,160
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 96.05% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 749 738
North East median daily rate £421 £390 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.82% +7.73% +9.70%
10th Percentile £181 £224 £219
90th Percentile £550 £575 £540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 45 62
North East median hourly rate £15.76 £15.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.07% -31.03% -19.44%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.28 £10.02
90th Percentile £34.60 £30.70 £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.47 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.28% -1.23% -1.58%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 September 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +6 3 £438 +26.81% 3
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, SQL 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 North East region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SSDT
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft