The median contractor rate for a SQL Database Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 243 254 265
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 5 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.13% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.14% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Median daily rate £350 £288 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.73% -2.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £375 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £331
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured SQL Database Developer in the job title.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Database Developer in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 March 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
Surrey - 2 £563 -
Hampshire +13 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 1 £300 - 6
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
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 March 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 (93.33%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (20.00%) Economics
6 3 (20.00%) Marketing
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) QlikView
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Workflow
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) ETL
6 3 (20.00%) MS Access
6 3 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
6 3 (20.00%) Advertising
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (20.00%) Netezza
6 3 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (20.00%) Confluence

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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) MS Access
3 3 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (20.00%) QlikView
3 3 (20.00%) Snowflake Schema
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Kudu
5 1 (6.67%) HBase
5 1 (6.67%) Impala
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Liquibase
2 3 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Advertising
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (33.33%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Customer Insight
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Economics
4 3 (20.00%) ETL
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Netezza
1 3 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle