Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 July 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 Developer
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 150 139
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 279 293 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.72% 1.57% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 1.65% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 220 231
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £245
90th Percentile £550 £475 £488
England median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £48.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.34% +21.25% +39.13%
10th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £37.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £63.92 £48.10
England median hourly rate £43.00 £43.29 £36.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% +20.24% +2.86%

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 15287 17719 18616
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.43% 95.01% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8826 10710 10455
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £242 £231 £225
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 765 898
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL 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 Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL 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 Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the South East

SQL 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 Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Oxfordshire +21 59 £456 +21.67% 3
Berkshire +41 48 £425 +2.41% 7
Surrey +1 45 £365 -6.41% 11
Kent -2 41 £338 -3.57% 3
West Sussex +3 27 £335 -0.74% 3
Buckinghamshire -18 23 £425 +13.33% 2
Hampshire -6 17 £344 +5.77% 10
East Sussex -4 14 £345 +2.99% 1
Middlesex +6 3 - -
Sussex -1 1 £390 +64.21%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, SQL 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 Developer in the job title.

1 246 (88.17%) SQL
2 161 (57.71%) SQL Server
3 107 (38.35%) .NET
4 92 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (32.26%) Oracle
6 89 (31.90%) C#
7 83 (29.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (27.24%) JavaScript
9 73 (26.16%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
11 66 (23.66%) HTML
12 63 (22.58%) PL/SQL
13 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET
14 60 (21.51%) ETL
15 59 (21.15%) jQuery
16 57 (20.43%) MVC
17 54 (19.35%) Microsoft
18 51 (18.28%) Migration
19 50 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 49 (17.56%) T-SQL
21 48 (17.20%) Finance
21 48 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
22 45 (16.13%) Oracle Database
22 45 (16.13%) Web Services
23 39 (13.98%) Linux
23 39 (13.98%) Unit Testing
24 37 (13.26%) CSS
24 37 (13.26%) VB.NET
25 36 (12.90%) Java
25 36 (12.90%) Continuous Integration

SQL 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 19 (6.81%) WebSphere
1 19 (6.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (6.45%) JBoss
3 16 (5.73%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (2.51%) IIS
5 6 (2.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.43%) CMS
7 4 (1.43%) Drupal
7 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.72%) SAS
8 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.36%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.36%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 6 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.43%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.36%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.09%) GitHub
1 17 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.72%) Google Checkout
4 1 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (0.36%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) Extranet
1 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (57.71%) SQL Server
2 83 (29.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 73 (26.16%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (17.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 45 (16.13%) Oracle Database
6 33 (11.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (11.11%) Relational Database
8 28 (10.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (9.32%) SQLPlus
10 23 (8.24%) RDBMS
11 19 (6.81%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (6.81%) SQL Server 2014
11 19 (6.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (6.09%) Power BI
13 12 (4.30%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (3.58%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
16 8 (2.87%) SQL Server 2016
17 7 (2.51%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (17.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 20 (7.17%) Jenkins
2 20 (7.17%) Maven
3 18 (6.45%) ReSharper
4 17 (6.09%) Cucumber
4 17 (6.09%) JUnit
4 17 (6.09%) Mockito
5 16 (5.73%) Moq
5 16 (5.73%) NUnit
6 14 (5.02%) Talend Open Studio
7 13 (4.66%) MSBuild
7 13 (4.66%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.87%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.51%) JIRA
9 7 (2.51%) ProC
9 7 (2.51%) Subversion
10 2 (0.72%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.72%) Hudson
10 2 (0.72%) Selenium
10 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 48 (17.20%) Finance
2 16 (5.73%) Banking
3 6 (2.15%) Investment Banking
3 6 (2.15%) Marketing
4 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.08%) Electronics
6 2 (0.72%) Advertising
6 2 (0.72%) Legal
6 2 (0.72%) Publishing
6 2 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Games
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (38.35%) .NET
2 66 (23.66%) HTML
3 61 (21.86%) ASP.NET
4 59 (21.15%) jQuery
5 45 (16.13%) Web Services
6 37 (13.26%) CSS
7 34 (12.19%) .NET Framework
8 30 (10.75%) Ajax
9 26 (9.32%) WCF
10 24 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (8.60%) Entity Framework
11 23 (8.24%) HTML5
12 22 (7.89%) Spring
13 21 (7.53%) AngularJS
14 19 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web API
14 19 (6.81%) Java EE
14 19 (6.81%) LINQ
15 16 (5.73%) WinForms
16 14 (5.02%) ADO.NET
16 14 (5.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.24%) Algorithms
2 13 (4.66%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.43%) iPad
6 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.72%) Clustering
7 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.36%) AS400
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) PMI
8 1 (0.36%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.98%) Linux
2 32 (11.47%) Unix
3 14 (5.02%) Windows
4 6 (2.15%) AIX
4 6 (2.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (24.73%) Business Intelligence
3 60 (21.51%) ETL
4 57 (20.43%) MVC
5 51 (18.28%) Migration
6 39 (13.98%) Unit Testing
7 36 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (11.47%) Scrum
8 32 (11.47%) TDD
9 28 (10.04%) Data Management
9 28 (10.04%) Waterfall
10 26 (9.32%) SDLC
11 24 (8.60%) Kimball Methodology
12 22 (7.89%) Data Modelling
13 21 (7.53%) Statistics
14 20 (7.17%) High Availability
15 18 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
16 17 (6.09%) BPEL
16 17 (6.09%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 246 (88.17%) SQL
2 89 (31.90%) C#
3 76 (27.24%) JavaScript
4 63 (22.58%) PL/SQL
5 49 (17.56%) T-SQL
6 37 (13.26%) VB.NET
7 36 (12.90%) Java
8 30 (10.75%) Shell Script
9 19 (6.81%) C
10 12 (4.30%) C++
11 8 (2.87%) Assembly Language
12 6 (2.15%) PHP
13 5 (1.79%) Python
14 4 (1.43%) VB
14 4 (1.43%) VBA
15 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.72%) R
15 2 (0.72%) VBScript
16 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 1 (0.36%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (5.73%) Degree
2 11 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 90 (32.26%) Oracle
2 54 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.02%) Talend
4 9 (3.23%) Tableau
5 7 (2.51%) Cognos
6 4 (1.43%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.08%) Epicor
7 3 (1.08%) SAP
8 2 (0.72%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.72%) Google
8 2 (0.72%) hybris
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) Informatica
8 2 (0.72%) PayPal
8 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.72%) Telerik
9 1 (0.36%) Callidus
9 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.36%) Marketo
9 1 (0.36%) Remedy
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