Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 137 160
Rank change year-on-year -55 +23 -22
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 216 301 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 1.79% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.90% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 279 182
South East median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £263
90th Percentile £500 £467 £475
England median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +1.80% +11.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
South East median hourly rate - £51.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -28.99%
England median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +34.33% -12.99%

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 15,937 15,872 15,299
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.39% 93.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,616 9,460 9,085
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
10th Percentile £255 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £551
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 603 624 778
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.08% +7.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.16 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018. 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 -60 77 £423 +9.03% 20
Berkshire -53 40 £425 +6.25% 8
Surrey -14 38 £450 +5.88% 10
Kent +13 30 £375 +7.14% 6
Hampshire -3 30 £400 +12.68% 6
Oxfordshire -9 25 £425 - 10
East Sussex -19 19 £413 +21.32% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 13 £375 +9.49% 2
West Sussex -14 11 £395 +8.59% 2
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, SQL 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 194 (89.81%) SQL
2 126 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 89 (41.20%) C#
4 85 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 79 (36.57%) .NET
7 73 (33.80%) T-SQL
8 64 (29.63%) ETL
9 62 (28.70%) Oracle
10 53 (24.54%) JavaScript
11 47 (21.76%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (21.30%) PL/SQL
13 45 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 44 (20.37%) Microsoft
15 43 (19.91%) .NET Framework
16 40 (18.52%) ASP.NET
17 39 (18.06%) Migration
18 38 (17.59%) Web Services
19 37 (17.13%) Entity Framework
20 36 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 36 (16.67%) AngularJS
21 35 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
21 35 (16.20%) XML
22 34 (15.74%) MVC
23 33 (15.28%) HTML
23 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web API
24 32 (14.81%) TDD
25 30 (13.89%) Data Migration
26 29 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
27 28 (12.96%) jQuery

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 8 (3.70%) CMS
2 6 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.31%) IIS
4 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (1.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.46%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.46%) Kentico
7 1 (0.46%) MQSeries
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.78%) Chatbot
2 6 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 6 (2.78%) Apigee
4 6 (2.78%) IaaS
4 6 (2.78%) PaaS
5 5 (2.31%) Boomi
6 2 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.78%) Skype
1 6 (2.78%) SSL
2 1 (0.46%) Broadband
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 84 (38.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 47 (21.76%) Data Warehouse
4 45 (20.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (12.04%) Relational Database
6 25 (11.57%) Oracle Database
7 23 (10.65%) SQL Server 2016
8 18 (8.33%) Power BI
8 18 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 18 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (5.09%) SSDT
11 10 (4.63%) RDBMS
11 10 (4.63%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
13 8 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (3.24%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 35 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.41%) Subversion
3 14 (6.48%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.56%) JIRA
5 11 (5.09%) TeamCity
6 10 (4.63%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (2.78%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (2.78%) ProC
8 6 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (2.31%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.85%) PVCS
10 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.39%) Toad
12 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.93%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.93%) NUnit
12 2 (0.93%) XMLUnit
13 1 (0.46%) Bitbucket
General
1 25 (11.57%) Finance
2 6 (2.78%) Retail
3 5 (2.31%) Advertising
4 2 (0.93%) Banking
4 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.46%) Automotive
5 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (36.57%) .NET
2 43 (19.91%) .NET Framework
3 40 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 38 (17.59%) Web Services
5 37 (17.13%) Entity Framework
6 36 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 35 (16.20%) XML
8 33 (15.28%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (15.28%) HTML
9 28 (12.96%) jQuery
10 23 (10.65%) CSS
11 20 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (8.80%) JSON
13 16 (7.41%) RESTful
14 13 (6.02%) WCF
15 11 (5.09%) React
16 10 (4.63%) Ajax
16 10 (4.63%) REST
16 10 (4.63%) SOAP
17 9 (4.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 6 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.31%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.93%) Clustering
6 2 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.93%) Replication
6 2 (0.93%) User Experience
7 1 (0.46%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.72%) Windows
2 11 (5.09%) Linux
3 9 (4.17%) Unix
4 6 (2.78%) CentOS
4 6 (2.78%) OpenVMS
4 6 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.93%) VMS
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (29.63%) ETL
3 39 (18.06%) Migration
4 34 (15.74%) MVC
5 32 (14.81%) TDD
6 30 (13.89%) Data Migration
7 29 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (8.80%) Data Analysis
10 18 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (7.87%) Data Mapping
12 16 (7.41%) SDLC
13 14 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.48%) Web Development
14 13 (6.02%) Analytics
14 13 (6.02%) Scrum
15 12 (5.56%) Data Transformation
16 11 (5.09%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (5.09%) Service Management
16 11 (5.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 194 (89.81%) SQL
2 89 (41.20%) C#
3 73 (33.80%) T-SQL
4 53 (24.54%) JavaScript
5 46 (21.30%) PL/SQL
6 18 (8.33%) Java
7 13 (6.02%) Python
8 10 (4.63%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.17%) C
10 7 (3.24%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.24%) R
10 7 (3.24%) VB
11 6 (2.78%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.85%) C++
13 3 (1.39%) ABAP
14 2 (0.93%) Go
14 2 (0.93%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.93%) VBA
14 2 (0.93%) VBScript
14 2 (0.93%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (7.87%) SC Cleared
1 17 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.78%) Degree
3 2 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.85%) QA
3 3 (1.39%) GDPR
3 3 (1.39%) PMO
3 3 (1.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.93%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.39%) MOM
1 3 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.46%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 62 (28.70%) Oracle
2 44 (20.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.17%) Talend
4 6 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 6 (2.78%) Tableau
4 6 (2.78%) Workday
5 5 (2.31%) Dell
5 5 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.85%) SAP
7 3 (1.39%) Citrix
7 3 (1.39%) Google
7 3 (1.39%) Remedy
8 2 (0.93%) KANA
8 2 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.93%) Northgate
8 2 (0.93%) Vertica
9 1 (0.46%) Cramer
9 1 (0.46%) IBM
9 1 (0.46%) Informatica
9 1 (0.46%) Pegasus