The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £320 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
England / North West
Rank 91 98 67
Rank change year-on-year +7 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 39 62 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 1.62% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.72% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 55
Median daily rate £320 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £212 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £412 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.02% -  
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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2471 3605 3317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 95.04% 94.30% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 2148 1747
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 174 199
Median hourly rate £16.18 £26.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.69% +41.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 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
Manchester +13 23 £313 +2.04% 24
Cheshire +9 4 £220 -32.30% 9
Lancashire +12 3 £278 -5.53% 3
Merseyside -1 2 £338 -3.57% 1
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 85 (96.59%) SQL
2 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
3 44 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 39 (44.32%) Business Intelligence
5 35 (39.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (30.68%) .NET
6 27 (30.68%) C#
7 24 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (21.59%) ETL
9 19 (21.59%) Data Warehouse
10 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
11 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
12 14 (15.91%) Oracle
12 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.77%) Migration
14 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (13.64%) Data Modelling
15 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
15 11 (12.50%) Finance
16 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
17 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
18 8 (9.09%) MVC
18 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 8 (9.09%) Entity Framework
18 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
19 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
19 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
19 7 (7.95%) Relational Database

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) DNS
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 44 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (39.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 19 (21.59%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (19.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
8 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (4.55%) MySQL
9 4 (4.55%) OLAP
9 4 (4.55%) Power BI
9 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.41%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.41%) QlikView
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (2.27%) KNIME
11 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.14%) YouTrack
General
1 11 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.41%) Legal
2 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Automotive
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Billing
3 1 (1.14%) Electronics
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.68%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET
3 8 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (9.09%) Entity Framework
4 7 (7.95%) XML
5 6 (6.82%) CSS
5 6 (6.82%) HTML
5 6 (6.82%) MDX
6 5 (5.68%) WCF
7 4 (4.55%) jQuery
7 4 (4.55%) Web Services
8 2 (2.27%) Ajax
8 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.27%) JSON
8 2 (2.27%) NHibernate
8 2 (2.27%) Node.js
8 2 (2.27%) REST
8 2 (2.27%) SOAP
9 1 (1.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.41%) NHS
3 2 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) iPad
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.32%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (21.59%) ETL
4 13 (14.77%) Migration
5 12 (13.64%) Data Modelling
6 8 (9.09%) MVC
7 7 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.82%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.68%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (5.68%) Data Transformation
9 5 (5.68%) ERP
9 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.68%) TDD
9 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
10 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.41%) BDD
11 3 (3.41%) Data Extraction
11 3 (3.41%) Project Management
11 3 (3.41%) UML
12 2 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 85 (96.59%) SQL
2 27 (30.68%) C#
3 17 (19.32%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.36%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.68%) Python
7 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.27%) Java
8 2 (2.27%) R
8 2 (2.27%) VB
8 2 (2.27%) VB6
9 1 (1.14%) C++
9 1 (1.14%) Delphi
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) MCP
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 14 (15.91%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Tableau
3 2 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (1.14%) Nintex
4 1 (1.14%) Perforce
4 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.14%) SAP
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