Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 136 75
Rank change year-on-year -22 -61 -18
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 65 67 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.22% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.28% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 50 123
South West median daily rate £375 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +17.31% -2.99%
10th Percentile £279 £308 £234
90th Percentile £525 £438 £463
England median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South West median hourly rate £57.50 - £26.50
10th Percentile £45.25 - £21.55
90th Percentile £67.75 - £28.05
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +9.83% +57.27% -21.43%

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 5,732 5,251 5,550
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.85% 95.30% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,525 3,279 3,576
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% +0.33% -0.33%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £215
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 298 243 331
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.91%
10th Percentile £11.87 £11.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.14% +1.08% +4.11%

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 17 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 17 October 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 -12 26 £413 +6.45% 11
Somerset 0 10 £345 -6.12% 2
Gloucestershire +2 8 £513 +36.67% 4
Devon +8 7 £320 - 4
Dorset -4 4 £425 +2.41% 7
Wiltshire -29 3 £333 -11.33% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 61 (93.85%) SQL
2 48 (73.85%) SQL Server
3 28 (43.08%) T-SQL
4 26 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (33.85%) .NET
7 21 (32.31%) C#
7 21 (32.31%) Finance
8 15 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 14 (21.54%) ETL
10 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.92%) Oracle
11 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.38%) VBA
12 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (13.85%) SDLC
13 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
13 9 (13.85%) TDD
14 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.31%) Power BI
14 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
15 7 (10.77%) MS Access
15 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
15 7 (10.77%) Migration
15 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework

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 5 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Drupal
3 1 (1.54%) OpenROAD
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.54%) IaaS
2 1 (1.54%) PaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (73.85%) SQL Server
2 26 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (18.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (13.85%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (12.31%) Power BI
6 7 (10.77%) MS Access
7 6 (9.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (7.69%) Relational Database
9 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.08%) MySQL
11 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (3.08%) Star Schema
12 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
12 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
12 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
12 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (3.08%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.54%) EasyMock
5 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Electronics
3 3 (4.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) .NET
2 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
3 7 (10.77%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.23%) REST
5 5 (7.69%) CSS
5 5 (7.69%) HTML
5 5 (7.69%) SOAP
6 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.62%) jQuery
7 3 (4.62%) Middleware
7 3 (4.62%) NHibernate
7 3 (4.62%) Web Services
8 2 (3.08%) Node.js
8 2 (3.08%) React
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Digital Media
2 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.54%) Fintech
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
1 2 (3.08%) Unix
2 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (21.54%) ETL
4 9 (13.85%) SDLC
4 9 (13.85%) TDD
5 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.77%) Migration
6 7 (10.77%) Test Automation
7 6 (9.23%) BDD
7 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.69%) MVC
9 4 (6.15%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (4.62%) Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
10 3 (4.62%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.62%) ETL Development
10 3 (4.62%) Programme Management
10 3 (4.62%) Use Case
10 3 (4.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (93.85%) SQL
2 28 (43.08%) T-SQL
3 21 (32.31%) C#
4 15 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.38%) VBA
6 4 (6.15%) Java
7 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.08%) PHP
8 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.54%) C++
9 1 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.62%) Degree
4 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (16.92%) Microsoft
1 11 (16.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
2 3 (4.62%) Teradata
3 1 (1.54%) DataFlux