Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 22 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 Developer
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 81 93
Rank change year-on-year -51 +12 -14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 74 162 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.30% 2.36% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 2.50% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 132 127
North West median daily rate £350 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £261 £220 £225
90th Percentile £438 £394 £450
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
North West median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £37.51
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -36.02% -
10th Percentile £36.50 £24.00 £33.90
90th Percentile £48.50 £24.00 £41.12
England median hourly rate £45.00 £31.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +41.73% -15.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5422 6474 8040
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 94.39% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3422 4173 4803
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £233
90th Percentile £588 £550 £571
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 235 401
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.00 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for SQL Developer in the North West

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester -14 44 £350 +6.06% 15
Cheshire -29 11 £350 +12.00% 11
Lancashire +17 10 £400 +11.11% 3
Merseyside -10 4 £325 +8.33%
Cumbria - 1 - -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 71 (95.95%) SQL
2 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
3 34 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (41.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (33.78%) T-SQL
7 22 (29.73%) C#
7 22 (29.73%) .NET
8 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (25.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (22.97%) ETL
11 16 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (18.92%) MVC
13 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
13 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
14 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
15 9 (12.16%) Java
15 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
16 8 (10.81%) Oracle
16 8 (10.81%) TDD
17 7 (9.46%) jQuery
17 7 (9.46%) HTML
17 7 (9.46%) CSS
17 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
17 7 (9.46%) Finance
17 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
17 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
18 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
18 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
18 6 (8.11%) WPF

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Slack
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
1 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 34 (45.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (41.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (25.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (21.62%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
7 6 (8.11%) QlikView
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
9 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
9 4 (5.41%) Power BI
9 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (5.41%) Star Schema
10 3 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (4.05%) MySQL
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.70%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
2 3 (4.05%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Mercurial
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.70%) Toad
3 2 (2.70%) YouTrack
4 1 (1.35%) AccuRev
4 1 (1.35%) Gradle
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (9.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (9.46%) AngularJS
3 7 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (9.46%) CSS
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 7 (9.46%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) WPF
5 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.41%) REST
5 4 (5.41%) WCF
6 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (4.05%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.05%) J2EE
6 3 (4.05%) JPA
6 3 (4.05%) Spring
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) NHS
2 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Solaris
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.97%) ETL
4 14 (18.92%) MVC
5 8 (10.81%) TDD
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.76%) CRM
6 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.76%) Web Development
7 4 (5.41%) BDD
7 4 (5.41%) DevOps
7 4 (5.41%) ETL Development
7 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.05%) OO
8 3 (4.05%) Open Source
8 3 (4.05%) Test Automation
9 2 (2.70%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (2.70%) Migration
9 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (95.95%) SQL
2 25 (33.78%) T-SQL
3 22 (29.73%) C#
4 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.16%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.35%) Python
9 1 (1.35%) VB
9 1 (1.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Grafana
1 1 (1.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 5 (6.76%) Tableau
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
4 1 (1.35%) Xamarin