Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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.

Database Developer
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 338 348 383
Rank change year-on-year +10 +35 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 38 33 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.20% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 11
South East median daily rate £338 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £302 £330 £269
90th Percentile £379 £505 £400
England median daily rate £350 £400 £393
% change year-on-year -12.50% +1.91% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £52.47

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 15913 15669 18329
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 93.96% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9442 9313 10771
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 785 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.46 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Kent +4 16 £350 -33.33% 2
Thames Valley +5 14 £315 -10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 10 £315 -
East Sussex +7 8 £300 -
Oxfordshire -1 3 £550 +57.14% 1
Berkshire - 1 £438 -
Database Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Database 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 South East region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 29 (76.32%) T-SQL
2 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
3 27 (71.05%) Web Services
3 27 (71.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (42.11%) Algorithms
5 16 (42.11%) High Availability
5 16 (42.11%) .NET
5 16 (42.11%) Statistics
5 16 (42.11%) Data Management
5 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
5 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
5 16 (42.11%) Migration
6 12 (31.58%) Java
7 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle
9 8 (21.05%) SOAP
9 8 (21.05%) ETL
9 8 (21.05%) REST
10 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (15.79%) CRM
11 6 (15.79%) RAD
11 6 (15.79%) PHP
11 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 6 (15.79%) Kanban
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (15.79%) Drupal

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 6 (15.79%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (76.32%) SQL Server
2 27 (71.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (63.16%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
6 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (5.26%) Lumira
8 2 (5.26%) MySQL
8 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) Web Services
2 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) .NET Framework
2 16 (42.11%) Entity Framework
3 8 (21.05%) REST
3 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 2 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (5.26%) RESTful
4 2 (5.26%) Sass
5 1 (2.63%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CMDB
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Data Management
1 16 (42.11%) High Availability
1 16 (42.11%) Migration
1 16 (42.11%) Statistics
2 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) ETL
4 6 (15.79%) CRM
4 6 (15.79%) Kanban
4 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (15.79%) RAD
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) Web Development
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.26%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (5.26%) DevOps
7 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) SQL
2 29 (76.32%) T-SQL
3 12 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (15.79%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow