Period
to 27 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 64 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 +30 -21
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 17 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.28% 1.95% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.11% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 18
Reading median daily rate £400 £433 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.51% +0.29% +7.81%
10th Percentile £315 £316 £387
90th Percentile £444 £450 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £396 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -1.00% -5.88% +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,242 1,234 1,804
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.38% 92.78% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 626 1,048
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £259 £213 £231
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 79 76
Reading median hourly rate £18.55 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.68% -4.76% -25.88%
10th Percentile £11.82 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £56.02 £60.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -20.00%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Reading

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Reading

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Reading

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Reading region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 4 (23.53%) jQuery
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
6 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (17.65%) Power BI
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
6 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (17.65%) WCF
6 3 (17.65%) Capita
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (11.76%) Marketing
7 2 (11.76%) Multithreading

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (17.65%) Power BI
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.88%) MySQL
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) Entity Framework
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 1 (5.88%) ADO
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Data Migration
3 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Android Development
5 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL
3 5 (29.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) C#
6 2 (11.76%) C
6 2 (11.76%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
7 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) MCPD
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Capita
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Tableau
4 1 (5.88%) Adobe
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos