The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 48 72 55
Rank change year-on-year +24 -17  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 15 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.24% 1.09% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.18% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 16
Median daily rate £450 £408 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -12.83%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 628 930 934
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.87% 92.26% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 503 513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 23
Median hourly rate £15.00 £50.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.16% +139.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Developer in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Reading

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 18 (51.43%) .NET
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 14 (40.00%) C#
6 8 (22.86%) Apex Code
6 8 (22.86%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 7 (20.00%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) WCF
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
8 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (17.14%) CSS
8 6 (17.14%) HTML
8 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
8 6 (17.14%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
9 5 (14.29%) Web Services
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 5 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) PaaS
10 4 (11.43%) MSF

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) IaaS
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.43%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) Maven
1 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) WCF
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 5 (14.29%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) CSS3
7 1 (2.86%) Ajax
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) JSF
7 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.86%) Mason
7 1 (2.86%) MDX
7 1 (2.86%) RESTful
7 1 (2.86%) Spring
7 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (17.14%) ETL
3 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (14.29%) SDLC
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) Kimball Methodology
5 4 (11.43%) MSF
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.57%) High Availability
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) Web Development
7 2 (5.71%) Dimensional Modelling
7 2 (5.71%) Inmon Methodology
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) SQL
2 14 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (22.86%) Apex Code
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 7 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.57%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.71%) C
6 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) MCITP
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (20.00%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
4 1 (2.86%) Sony
4 1 (2.86%) Tableau