Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

SQL Server Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 92 105
Rank change year-on-year +17 +13 +1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 11 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.87% 0.62% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 0.68% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
Reading median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +7.91%
10th Percentile £356 £322 £336
90th Percentile £467 £406 £388
Berkshire median daily rate £467 £381 £363
% change year-on-year +22.49% +5.17% +3.57%
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 1178 1319 1811
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.20% 90.47% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 706 1082
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £572 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -30.39% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in Reading

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Reading

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Wealth Management
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) .NET
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 2 (18.18%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (9.09%) Software Optimisation
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

SQL Server 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 (9.09%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) OLAP
4 1 (9.09%) OLTP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) Mason
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Wealth Management
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Document Management
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Validation
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Tableau