Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 79 66
Rank change year-on-year -64 -13 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 55 140 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.04% 2.62% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.76% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 116 163
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +4.48%
10th Percentile £293 £241 £264
90th Percentile £450 £463 £438
England median daily rate £401 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
South West median hourly rate - £33.75 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -12.79% +18.62%

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 4,998 5,080 5,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.13% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,134 3,302 3,979
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 367 354
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -13.39% +58.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £46.94
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -16 23 £388 +19.23% 10
Gloucestershire +16 10 £363 +31.82%
Devon -17 9 £300 +1.27% 3
Wiltshire -1 5 £388 +3.33% 2
Dorset -9 4 £415 +27.69% 11
Somerset -15 4 £338 -6.90% 1
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
3 31 (56.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (34.55%) Finance
5 18 (32.73%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (29.09%) ETL
8 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (27.27%) .NET
9 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
11 11 (20.00%) C#
12 10 (18.18%) Migration
13 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
14 8 (14.55%) Oracle
14 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (12.73%) SDLC
15 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
15 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
15 7 (12.73%) VBA
16 6 (10.91%) Banking
16 6 (10.91%) Power BI
17 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
17 5 (9.09%) Marketing
17 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
17 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
17 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
17 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
17 5 (9.09%) MS Access

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 (3.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) 4G
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 31 (56.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (30.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.91%) Power BI
7 5 (9.09%) MS Access
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
8 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (3.64%) QlikView
10 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
10 2 (3.64%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Electronics
4 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.64%) Law
6 1 (1.82%) Automotive
6 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.82%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) HTML5
4 2 (3.64%) XML
5 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.82%) Ajax
5 1 (1.82%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.82%) Django
5 1 (1.82%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.82%) Ext JS
5 1 (1.82%) jQuery
5 1 (1.82%) JSON
5 1 (1.82%) LINQ
5 1 (1.82%) Sass
5 1 (1.82%) Web Services
5 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
1 2 (3.64%) Unix
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (29.09%) ETL
3 14 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (18.18%) Migration
5 7 (12.73%) Data Migration
5 7 (12.73%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.73%) SDLC
6 5 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.27%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (7.27%) MVC
7 4 (7.27%) Programme Management
7 4 (7.27%) Scrum
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.45%) ETL Development
8 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.45%) Web Development
9 2 (3.64%) Business Transformation
9 2 (3.64%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Data Virtualisation
9 2 (3.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 44 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (21.82%) T-SQL
3 11 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (16.36%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.73%) VBA
6 2 (3.64%) Java
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) C
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) ES6
7 1 (1.82%) Python
7 1 (1.82%) R
7 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) SAP
4 3 (5.45%) Teradata
5 2 (3.64%) Nintex
5 2 (3.64%) Tableau