Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 76 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13 0
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 24 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.87% 1.55% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 1.71% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 28
Reading median daily rate £400 £392 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.11% +20.54% +4.84%
10th Percentile £361 £323 £256
90th Percentile £467 £475 £433
Berkshire median daily rate £422 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +12.40% +15.38% -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 1199 1343 1797
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 90.44% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 718 1073
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £233 £220
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

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 22 November 2017.

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 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 Reading region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 13 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (37.50%) C#
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (25.00%) ETL
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
8 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Wealth Management
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (20.83%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) Banking
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) XML
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (12.50%) Open Source
10 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework

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 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (79.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (45.83%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Datazen
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (12.50%) Power BI
6 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (8.33%) OLAP
8 1 (4.17%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (4.17%) OLTP
8 1 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
1 5 (20.83%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) XML
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) ADO
3 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) ODBC
3 3 (12.50%) OLE
3 3 (12.50%) OLE DB
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.33%) MDX
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) Silverlight
5 1 (4.17%) SOAP
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) WinForms
5 1 (4.17%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) ETL
4 5 (20.83%) Kimball Methodology
4 5 (20.83%) Wealth Management
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Chat Support
7 2 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Scrum
8 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.50%) C++
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.17%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau