The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £361 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 76 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 0.20% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.21% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £361 - £508
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 - £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 - £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £349 £325
% change year-on-year -6.87% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

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 619 931 939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.93% 92.36% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 509 516
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 £235 £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 44 41 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +164.52%  
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 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Reading

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Reading

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Reading

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) PaaS
5 4 (28.57%) MSF
5 4 (28.57%) IaaS
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) ERP
5 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
5 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) Replication
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 3 (21.43%) Web Development
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle

SQL Server 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) IaaS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) WCF
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.14%) CSS3
6 1 (7.14%) Mason
6 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 4 (28.57%) MSF
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C
4 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau