Period
to 25 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 60 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 +15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 15 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.04% 1.93% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 2.10% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 12
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -2.56% +26.31%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £325
90th Percentile £450 £467 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.47% +15.38%
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 1,326 1,145 1,439
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 92.12% 91.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 643 832
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £241
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 64 65
Reading median hourly rate £20.75 £15.64 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -5.23% -23.43%
10th Percentile £11.28 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £47.50 £26.98
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.64 £14.00
% change year-on-year +27.90% +11.70% -35.03%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
6 2 (13.33%) REST
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) KANA
6 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database

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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) Power BI
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) ProC
1 1 (6.67%) PVCS
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) J2EE
1 3 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) ADO
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
3 1 (6.67%) WinForms
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) OpenVMS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) API Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) KANA
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (6.67%) Amdocs
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Cramer
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau