Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £398 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 July 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 West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 114 108
Rank change year-on-year -32 -6 -63
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 53 89 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 1.61% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 1.68% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 65 86
South West median daily rate £398 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £307 £255 £250
90th Percentile £515 £430 £463
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £43.00 £43.29
% change year-on-year -22.09% -0.66% +20.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,104 5,295 5,768
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 95.59% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,061 3,319 3,721
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £219 £230
90th Percentile £550 £533 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 277 323
South West median hourly rate £34.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.67% +10.29% +60.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.44 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the South West

SQL 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 SQL Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the South West

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the South West

SQL 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 SQL Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the South West

SQL 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 SQL Developer within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Bristol -13 21 £400 +3.23% 6
Somerset +4 10 £375 +2.74% 1
Wiltshire +2 8 £398 +11.19% 3
Dorset -10 6 £488 +27.87% 4
Gloucestershire +1 3 £513 +32.26% 7
Devon +5 2 £330 +3.13% 3
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
3 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (43.40%) ETL
5 19 (35.85%) Finance
6 17 (32.08%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (30.19%) C#
8 15 (28.30%) .NET
9 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
9 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.98%) Migration
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
14 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.09%) Oracle
14 8 (15.09%) Power BI
15 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
15 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
16 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
17 5 (9.43%) ETL Development
17 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
17 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
17 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
18 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
18 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
18 4 (7.55%) MVC
18 4 (7.55%) Validation

SQL 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (67.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (52.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (32.08%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (24.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (15.09%) Power BI
6 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.77%) MS Access
8 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.77%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (35.85%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Corporate Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Electronics
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) .NET Framework
2 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.66%) CSS
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
4 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) Ajax
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Core
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.89%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.89%) jQuery
5 1 (1.89%) LINQ
5 1 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Fintech
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) ETL
2 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.98%) Migration
5 7 (13.21%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.43%) ETL Development
7 4 (7.55%) Analytics
7 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) MVC
7 4 (7.55%) Validation
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analytics
8 3 (5.66%) SDLC
8 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.77%) BDD
9 2 (3.77%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (3.77%) Data Integration
9 2 (3.77%) DevOps
9 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Master Data Management
9 2 (3.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) VBA
6 2 (3.77%) Java
6 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Salt
1 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Teradata
4 2 (3.77%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.89%) Capita
5 1 (1.89%) Mercator
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau