The median contractor rate for a SQL Database Developer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 June 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 Database Developer
England / South East
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 248 252
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 11 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 8
Median daily rate £330 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -26.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £332 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £329
% change year-on-year - +6.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Database Developer in the South East

SQL 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 SQL Database Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Database Developer in the South East

SQL 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 SQL Database Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Database Developer in the South East

SQL 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 SQL Database Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £313 -16.66%
Kent - 4 £350 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
Surrey +4 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
SQL Database Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL Database Developer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Statistics
8 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (25.00%) Data Management
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (25.00%) REST
8 4 (25.00%) High Availability
9 3 (18.75%) Analytics
9 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
9 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (18.75%) Java
10 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 2 (12.50%) Windows
10 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 2 (12.50%) CSS
10 2 (12.50%) SOAP
10 2 (12.50%) C#

SQL 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 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (6.25%) Impala
6 1 (6.25%) Lumira
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
6 1 (6.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Management
1 4 (25.00%) High Availability
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
1 4 (25.00%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Database Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) MVC
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) TDD
3 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
4 1 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP