Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 67 75
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 +9
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 20 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.27% 1.65% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 1.76% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 18
Reading median daily rate £438 £409 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% +4.40% +20.54%
10th Percentile £373 £341 £323
90th Percentile £475 £467 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +15.38%
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 1,431 1,191 1,320
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.68% 93.56% 90.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 730 704
Reading median daily rate £428 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% - -
10th Percentile £217 £250 £228
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 76
Reading median hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.14% -3.45% -32.71%
10th Percentile £9.95 £10.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.88 £39.75 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 (70.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (25.00%) WCF
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Oracle
7 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Power BI
8 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) J2EE

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (15.00%) Power BI
4 2 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) ProC
3 1 (5.00%) PVCS
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE
5 2 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (5.00%) CSS
6 1 (5.00%) HTML
6 1 (5.00%) Web Services
6 1 (5.00%) WinForms
6 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) OpenVMS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (10.00%) API Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) KANA
2 2 (10.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (5.00%) Cramer