Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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.

Database Developer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 358 344 319
Rank change year-on-year -14 -25 +49
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 20 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 27
South East median daily rate £400 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.98% -30.00% +28.57%
10th Percentile £317 £306 £208
90th Percentile £627 £350 £510
England median daily rate £450 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £5.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,096 15,538 14,506
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.23% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,065 9,299 8,578
South East median daily rate £434 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 566 741
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.39
% change year-on-year +1.77% -0.05% +0.16%

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Database Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in the South East

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in the South East

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Developer in the South East

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in the South East

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +14 7 £363 +15.08% 1
Kent +6 7 £375 +7.14% 2
Surrey - 4 £576 - 2
Berkshire +6 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire +26 2 £363 -34.09%
Buckinghamshire +12 2 - -
Hampshire -22 2 £338 - 2
Database Developer
England

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, Database 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 South East region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 14 (70.00%) SQL
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
4 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
4 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (25.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) High Availability
6 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) Data Management
6 4 (20.00%) Statistics
6 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) MySQL
7 3 (15.00%) C#
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (10.00%) Neo4j

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (10.00%) Neo4j
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.00%) DTS
6 1 (5.00%) PowerCenter
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Phabricator
2 2 (10.00%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (30.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Core
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) Data Management
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) Statistics
4 2 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Cypher
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft