Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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 Server Developer
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 278 324 334
Rank change year-on-year +46 +10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 97 55 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.35% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 36 39
South East median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +0.72%
10th Percentile £308 £316 £223
90th Percentile £450 £475 £406
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.26

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 15902 15635 18500
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 93.94% 94.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9281 10868
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 786 927
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +5.41% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.33
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the South East.

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

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in the South East

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the South East.

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

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Thames Valley +37 65 £363 -4.92% 6
Oxfordshire +26 23 £413 +7.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 23 £335 -20.24% 4
Berkshire +17 19 £467 +22.49% 1
East Sussex - 19 £340 - 1
Surrey -6 7 £391 -5.15%
Hampshire +3 3 £360 +4.73% 3
Kent -14 1 £350 -16.67% 1
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 64 (65.98%) C#
3 57 (58.76%) .NET
4 51 (52.58%) Microsoft
5 50 (51.55%) SQL
5 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (47.42%) MVC
7 45 (46.39%) ASP.NET
8 42 (43.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 36 (37.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (37.11%) Web Services
10 27 (27.84%) TDD
11 26 (26.80%) WCF
11 26 (26.80%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (26.80%) AngularJS
12 25 (25.77%) HTML
12 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
13 24 (24.74%) CSS
13 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (23.71%) jQuery
14 23 (23.71%) Ajax
14 23 (23.71%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (23.71%) Oracle
15 22 (22.68%) VB.NET
15 22 (22.68%) Finance
15 22 (22.68%) ETL
16 21 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (19.59%) Scrum
17 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (18.56%) Web Development

SQL Server 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 2 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 23 (23.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.09%) SaaS
4 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.03%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Extranet
1 1 (1.03%) Intranet
1 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (43.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (37.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (26.80%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (13.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (5.15%) OLAP
11 4 (4.12%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
11 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
13 2 (2.06%) Data Mining
13 2 (2.06%) DB2
13 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
13 2 (2.06%) MySQL
13 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
13 2 (2.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.06%) Moq
3 2 (2.06%) NUnit
3 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (22.68%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.76%) .NET
2 45 (46.39%) ASP.NET
3 36 (37.11%) Web Services
4 26 (26.80%) AngularJS
4 26 (26.80%) WCF
5 25 (25.77%) HTML
6 24 (24.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (24.74%) CSS
7 23 (23.71%) Ajax
7 23 (23.71%) jQuery
8 17 (17.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.15%) WPF
10 4 (4.12%) MDX
11 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.09%) HTML5
11 3 (3.09%) REST
12 2 (2.06%) Entity Framework
12 2 (2.06%) React
12 2 (2.06%) Spring
12 2 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.12%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.42%) MVC
3 27 (27.84%) TDD
4 22 (22.68%) ETL
5 21 (21.65%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.59%) Scrum
7 18 (18.56%) Web Development
8 16 (16.49%) Change Control
8 16 (16.49%) Refactoring
9 13 (13.40%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (9.28%) SDLC
11 8 (8.25%) CRM
12 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
12 7 (7.22%) Wealth Management
13 6 (6.19%) SOLID
14 5 (5.15%) High Availability
14 5 (5.15%) Statistics
15 4 (4.12%) Data Modelling
15 4 (4.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 64 (65.98%) C#
2 50 (51.55%) SQL
3 25 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 22 (22.68%) VB.NET
5 12 (12.37%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.19%) Java
7 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.03%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.03%) VB
8 1 (1.03%) VB6
8 1 (1.03%) VBA
8 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) GCP
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
Vendors
1 51 (52.58%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.06%) RedGate
4 2 (2.06%) Tableau
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos
5 1 (1.03%) Google