The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
England / South West
Rank 94 84 40
Rank change year-on-year -10 -44  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 39 51 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.52% 1.78% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 1.84% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 98
Median daily rate £350 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +10.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £561 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -21.56% +36.00%  

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 2439 2772 2969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.31% 96.65% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1547 1791 1866
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 182 142
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 £12.60 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Bristol -9 14 £369 -1.66% 7
Somerset +8 8 £306 -23.43% 3
Gloucestershire +7 8 £275 -42.10%
Wiltshire 0 6 £225 -16.66%
Dorset +4 2 £356 -52.50% 1
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 West region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 82 (90.11%) SQL
2 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
3 36 (39.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 33 (36.26%) T-SQL
4 33 (36.26%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
6 29 (31.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 28 (30.77%) .NET
8 25 (27.47%) C#
9 22 (24.18%) Finance
10 20 (21.98%) Oracle
10 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2012
11 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (18.68%) PL/SQL
12 17 (18.68%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
13 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.38%) ETL
15 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
17 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
17 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (12.09%) Migration
18 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
19 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
19 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
19 9 (9.89%) VB.NET

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) ColdFusion
2 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.10%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (1.10%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.10%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) LaTeX
3 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.20%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Boomi
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (62.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (39.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (31.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (21.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (18.68%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (13.19%) Oracle Database
8 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (10.99%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (9.89%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (7.69%) DTS
12 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (6.59%) QlikView
13 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
14 3 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (3.30%) Power BI
14 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
15 2 (2.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.59%) Toad
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.20%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.20%) JIRA
4 2 (2.20%) QUnit
4 2 (2.20%) Sahi
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
4 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.20%) WATIR
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) Gradle
5 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) WiX
General
1 22 (24.18%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Marketing
4 5 (5.49%) Electronics
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.40%) Back Office
6 3 (3.30%) Advertising
6 3 (3.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.79%) XML
4 7 (7.69%) Silverlight
5 5 (5.49%) Spring
6 4 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.40%) HTML
7 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.30%) jQuery
8 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (2.20%) CSS
8 2 (2.20%) Ember.js
8 2 (2.20%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.20%) Handlebars
8 2 (2.20%) Web Services
8 2 (2.20%) XSLT
9 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (1.10%) React
9 1 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) FMCG
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.10%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.49%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.26%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) ETL
4 11 (12.09%) Migration
5 8 (8.79%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (8.79%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 7 (7.69%) MVC
7 6 (6.59%) Scrum
8 5 (5.49%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.49%) ERP
8 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.40%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.40%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (3.30%) Analytics
10 3 (3.30%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (3.30%) Open Source
10 3 (3.30%) TDD
11 2 (2.20%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (90.11%) SQL
2 33 (36.26%) T-SQL
3 25 (27.47%) C#
4 17 (18.68%) PL/SQL
5 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.89%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.79%) Java
8 4 (4.40%) VBA
9 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) C
10 1 (1.10%) C++
10 1 (1.10%) Groovy
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.20%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) Basel II
2 1 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 32 (35.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Oracle
3 7 (7.69%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.10%) Dell
5 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.10%) Tableau
5 1 (1.10%) Teradata
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