Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 118 82
Rank change year-on-year -21 -36 -39
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 54 89 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 1.69% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.77% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 70 122
South West median daily rate £390 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -4.64% +2.94%
10th Percentile £307 £225 £276
90th Percentile £475 £413 £486
England median daily rate £421 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £45.50
% change year-on-year +18.75% -12.09% +40.00%

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 4,870 5,042 5,676
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 95.58% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,987 3,254 3,753
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £242 £213 £238
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 319 348
South West median hourly rate £23.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.86% -6.67% +85.19%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £12.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -17 19 £390 +11.43% 8
Dorset -3 8 £525 +44.83% 2
Wiltshire +6 7 £408 +1.88% 1
Gloucestershire +4 7 £330 +20.00% 3
Devon -6 6 £325 +1.56% 2
Somerset -14 6 £363 +1.75% 4
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 (88.89%) SQL
2 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 29 (53.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (42.59%) ETL
5 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (31.48%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (31.48%) .NET
7 15 (27.78%) Finance
8 13 (24.07%) C#
9 12 (22.22%) Migration
10 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
10 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
11 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 9 (16.67%) Oracle
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (11.11%) Banking
13 6 (11.11%) MVC
13 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
13 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (9.26%) ETL Development
14 5 (9.26%) Power BI
14 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
14 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
14 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
14 5 (9.26%) Teradata
14 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing

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 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) 4G
1 1 (1.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 29 (53.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (31.48%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (9.26%) Power BI
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.70%) Star Schema
11 1 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.85%) Big Data
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.85%) webpack
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.26%) Marketing
4 4 (7.41%) Electronics
4 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Law
7 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.41%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) HTML
3 4 (7.41%) HTML5
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.70%) Ajax
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (3.70%) Ext JS
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) LINQ
5 2 (3.70%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) Classic ASP
6 1 (1.85%) JSON
6 1 (1.85%) Sass
6 1 (1.85%) WCF
6 1 (1.85%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) ETL
2 17 (31.48%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (22.22%) Migration
4 10 (18.52%) Data Migration
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) MVC
7 5 (9.26%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (9.26%) ETL Development
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (3.70%) Analytics
10 2 (3.70%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (3.70%) Scrum
10 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (1.85%) Portfolio Management
11 1 (1.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (3.70%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) ES6
7 1 (1.85%) Python
7 1 (1.85%) R
7 1 (1.85%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
1 1 (1.85%) Salt
1 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Teradata
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Nintex
5 1 (1.85%) Capita
5 1 (1.85%) DataFlux
5 1 (1.85%) Mercator
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau