Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 83
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 11 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 2.31% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 2.53% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 22
Reading median daily rate £388 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% -0.60% +14.48%
10th Percentile £315 £325 £224
90th Percentile £429 £450 £474
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £396 £400
% change year-on-year -2.15% -1.00% +13.48%
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 1,137 1,303 1,867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.73% 91.31% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 667 1,081
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £257 £218 £226
90th Percentile £575 £543 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 81 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -45.63% +43.06%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.30 £55.00 £55.65
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% -21.05% +11.76%

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 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 19 February 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Datazen
5 2 (18.18%) Chat Support
5 2 (18.18%) GDPR
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) OLE
5 2 (18.18%) OLE DB
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) Datazen
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Power BI
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ADO
2 2 (18.18%) ADO.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ODBC
2 2 (18.18%) OLE
2 2 (18.18%) OLE DB
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Chat Support
3 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) MCPD
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) GDPR
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Sybase