The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 26 April 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
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 20 20
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.88% 0.97% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.03% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £46.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% +29.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 148 97 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 92.50% 94.17% 95.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 55 68
Median daily rate £350 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 26
Median hourly rate £43.00 £22.45 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +91.53% -4.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Portsmouth

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Portsmouth

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Portsmouth

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Portsmouth region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (20.00%) Kendo UI
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Telerik