The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West 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.

Database Developer
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 133 134
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 5 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.19% 0.10% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.11% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £480 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £405 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £445 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £20.18
% change year-on-year - +113.08%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2456 2802 2989
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.23% 96.42% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1815 1867
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 182 147
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +30.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.90 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in the South West

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in the South West

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in the South West

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the South West 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
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Bristol +1 1 £425 -
Devon 0 1 £535 +33.75%
Database Developer
England

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 West region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) ETL
5 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
5 5 (50.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (40.00%) MS Access
6 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (40.00%) PHP
6 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 4 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (40.00%) High Availability
7 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (20.00%) Unix
8 2 (20.00%) CRM
8 2 (20.00%) Oracle
8 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
8 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (40.00%) MS Access
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (10.00%) QlikView
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (10.00%) GoCD
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Kafka
2 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 5 (50.00%) ETL
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
2 4 (40.00%) Issue Tracking
3 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (60.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) LXC
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle