Period
to 16 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 314 359 337
Rank change year-on-year +45 -22 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 34 22 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 33
South East median daily rate £325 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.47% +0.36% -12.50%
10th Percentile £259 £300 £301
90th Percentile £424 £550 £389
England median daily rate £414 £425 £353
% change year-on-year -2.71% +20.57% -11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 13,026 15,538 15,414
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.87% 94.44% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,701 9,323 9,120
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £228 £253 £242
90th Percentile £600 £580 £570
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 654 638
South East median hourly rate £23.75 £20.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +11.79% -7.38%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.40 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.73% -1.63% +1.08%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +25 18 £300 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £300 -2.44%
Hampshire - 8 £414 - 1
Kent +3 5 £330 -17.50% 3
Berkshire -9 4 £263 - 2
Surrey +39 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +31 1 £500 +17.65%
East Sussex +8 1 £375 +15.38%
Database Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
3 20 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (55.88%) ETL
5 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (35.29%) CRM
6 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
7 11 (32.35%) Oracle
7 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (29.41%) ITIL
9 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
10 7 (20.59%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) XML
11 6 (17.65%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
11 6 (17.65%) C#
11 6 (17.65%) .NET
11 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
11 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (17.65%) Logistics
11 6 (17.65%) JSON
11 6 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Data Science
12 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2016

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 1 (2.94%) Captiva
1 1 (2.94%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (67.65%) SQL Server
2 20 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 12 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (17.65%) NoSQL
5 6 (17.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (8.82%) HBase
7 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (5.88%) MS Access
9 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (2.94%) DTS
9 1 (2.94%) MySQL
9 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.94%) Power BI
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.94%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) XML
2 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 6 (17.65%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) JPA
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) ETL
2 12 (35.29%) CRM
3 11 (32.35%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (29.41%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.65%) Data Cleansing
7 6 (17.65%) Data Science
7 6 (17.65%) Logistics
8 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
9 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 4 (11.76%) Open Source
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 2 (5.88%) Benchmarking
11 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
11 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
11 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) SQL
2 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) HDFS
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Remedy
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
5 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.94%) OpenText
5 1 (2.94%) Telerik