The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 120 130
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 166 163 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.02% 1.67% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.75% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 118 98
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £441 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £51.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.68% +27.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £46.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.02% +29.16%  

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 7739 9290 9545
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.94% 95.42% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4401 5715 5232
Median daily rate £401 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 378 466
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.48 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Oxfordshire +17 32 £350 -20.00% 15
Surrey +12 32 £363 -6.45% 6
Kent +2 32 £339 -3.21% 5
West Sussex +17 22 £330 +1.53% 5
Berkshire +27 18 £420 +5.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £323 -14.00% 1
Hampshire +2 9 £350 -6.66% 6
East Sussex -11 8 £400 +19.40% 2
Middlesex +5 3 - -
Sussex - 1 £390 -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 240 (89.55%) SQL
2 148 (55.22%) SQL Server
3 117 (43.66%) .NET
4 93 (34.70%) C#
5 84 (31.34%) Oracle
6 74 (27.61%) JavaScript
6 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
7 67 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (22.39%) HTML
8 60 (22.39%) MVC
9 58 (21.64%) Finance
10 54 (20.15%) jQuery
11 53 (19.78%) ASP.NET
12 52 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
13 50 (18.66%) ETL
14 49 (18.28%) PL/SQL
15 47 (17.54%) Microsoft
16 44 (16.42%) Migration
16 44 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
17 43 (16.04%) Web Services
17 43 (16.04%) Oracle Database
18 42 (15.67%) T-SQL
19 38 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
20 36 (13.43%) Unit Testing
21 35 (13.06%) CSS
21 35 (13.06%) Linux
22 34 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 33 (12.31%) .NET Framework
24 32 (11.94%) TDD
25 31 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008

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 12 (4.48%) WebSphere
1 12 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (4.10%) JBoss
2 11 (4.10%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.36%) WebSphere Process Server
4 7 (2.61%) IIS
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.49%) CMS
6 4 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.12%) Confluence
7 3 (1.12%) SAS
8 2 (0.75%) Drupal
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.37%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.37%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.37%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.10%) GitHub
2 8 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.49%) IaaS
3 4 (1.49%) PaaS
4 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.75%) Google Checkout
5 1 (0.37%) Boomi
5 1 (0.37%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.87%) Intranet
2 3 (1.12%) FTP
3 2 (0.75%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (55.22%) SQL Server
2 67 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
4 43 (16.04%) Oracle Database
5 34 (12.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 31 (11.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 27 (10.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (9.70%) Relational Database
9 23 (8.58%) SQLPlus
10 22 (8.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 20 (7.46%) RDBMS
11 20 (7.46%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
13 9 (3.36%) Power BI
14 7 (2.61%) MS Access
15 5 (1.87%) MySQL
15 5 (1.87%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (1.49%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (6.72%) ReSharper
3 15 (5.60%) Moq
4 14 (5.22%) NUnit
5 13 (4.85%) Jenkins
5 13 (4.85%) Maven
5 13 (4.85%) MSBuild
6 12 (4.48%) Git (software)
7 10 (3.73%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.73%) JUnit
7 10 (3.73%) Mockito
7 10 (3.73%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.99%) Subversion
8 8 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (2.24%) JIRA
10 5 (1.87%) ProC
11 3 (1.12%) Liquibase
12 2 (0.75%) Grunt
12 2 (0.75%) Hudson
12 2 (0.75%) Selenium
General
1 58 (21.64%) Finance
2 11 (4.10%) Banking
2 11 (4.10%) Marketing
3 8 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.61%) Advertising
5 4 (1.49%) Electronics
6 3 (1.12%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
8 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (43.66%) .NET
2 60 (22.39%) HTML
3 54 (20.15%) jQuery
4 53 (19.78%) ASP.NET
5 43 (16.04%) Web Services
6 35 (13.06%) CSS
7 33 (12.31%) .NET Framework
8 27 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (9.33%) WCF
10 23 (8.58%) Ajax
11 22 (8.21%) LINQ
12 21 (7.84%) Entity Framework
12 21 (7.84%) HTML5
13 17 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (5.60%) AngularJS
15 14 (5.22%) Spring
15 14 (5.22%) WinForms
15 14 (5.22%) WPF
16 13 (4.85%) ADO.NET
16 13 (4.85%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.84%) Algorithms
2 13 (4.85%) Client/Server
3 11 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.12%) AS400
5 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.12%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.37%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.37%) NHS
7 1 (0.37%) PMI
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.37%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.06%) Linux
2 27 (10.07%) Unix
3 22 (8.21%) Windows
4 6 (2.24%) AIX
4 6 (2.24%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) MVS
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.39%) MVC
3 52 (19.40%) Business Intelligence
4 50 (18.66%) ETL
5 44 (16.42%) Migration
6 36 (13.43%) Unit Testing
7 32 (11.94%) TDD
8 27 (10.07%) SDLC
9 26 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.96%) Data Management
10 24 (8.96%) Scrum
11 19 (7.09%) Waterfall
11 19 (7.09%) Web Development
12 17 (6.34%) Data Modelling
12 17 (6.34%) MVVM
12 17 (6.34%) Prototyping
12 17 (6.34%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (5.60%) High Availability
15 14 (5.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 240 (89.55%) SQL
2 93 (34.70%) C#
3 74 (27.61%) JavaScript
4 49 (18.28%) PL/SQL
5 42 (15.67%) T-SQL
6 29 (10.82%) VB.NET
7 28 (10.45%) Java
8 26 (9.70%) Shell Script
9 18 (6.72%) C
10 13 (4.85%) C++
11 8 (2.99%) Apex Code
11 8 (2.99%) Assembly Language
12 6 (2.24%) Python
13 5 (1.87%) VBA
14 4 (1.49%) PHP
14 4 (1.49%) VB
15 3 (1.12%) R
16 2 (0.75%) COBOL
16 2 (0.75%) RPG
17 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.34%) Degree
2 14 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.75%) MCITP
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 84 (31.34%) Oracle
2 47 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.99%) Talend
5 7 (2.61%) Tableau
6 5 (1.87%) SAP
7 4 (1.49%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.49%) Symantec
8 3 (1.12%) Cognos
8 3 (1.12%) Netezza
9 2 (0.75%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.75%) Google
9 2 (0.75%) hybris
9 2 (0.75%) IBM
9 2 (0.75%) Informatica
9 2 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.75%) PayPal
10 1 (0.37%) Callidus
10 1 (0.37%) Marketo
10 1 (0.37%) Sony
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