Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 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.

SQL Developer
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 74 58
Rank change year-on-year -58 -16 -4
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 70 149 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.24% 2.56% 3.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.70% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 123 183
South West median daily rate £375 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £308 £231 £263
90th Percentile £438 £463 £437
England median daily rate £416 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South West median hourly rate - £26.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £39.76
% change year-on-year +63.64% -30.84% +6.03%

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 5391 5515 6317
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 94.84% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 3578 4102
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £215
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 344 397
South West median hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.18 £46.05
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%

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 November 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 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 17 November 2017. 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 -14 27 £388 +13.97% 1
Somerset -10 9 £355 -3.40% 2
Wiltshire -16 9 £390 +20.00% 1
Devon -29 9 £275 -2.22% 1
Gloucestershire +20 8 £369 +11.32%
Dorset -1 5 £384 +18.08% 2
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 60 (85.71%) SQL
2 42 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 31 (44.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.14%) Finance
6 18 (25.71%) .NET
6 18 (25.71%) C#
7 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
9 15 (21.43%) ETL
10 14 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (18.57%) Java
12 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (15.71%) Scrum
13 11 (15.71%) Migration
14 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (12.86%) SDLC
14 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
14 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
15 8 (11.43%) Oracle
15 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
15 8 (11.43%) MVC
15 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
16 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
16 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
16 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
16 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
16 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
16 7 (10.00%) VBA

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 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.43%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) 4G
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 31 (44.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (24.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (8.57%) Power BI
7 6 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (7.14%) MS Access
8 5 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (5.71%) QlikView
9 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
10 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
11 2 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.86%) Star Schema
12 1 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.86%) Gradle
3 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Maven
4 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.43%) QUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.43%) Toad
4 1 (1.43%) webpack
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.71%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.71%) React
5 3 (4.29%) SOAP
5 3 (4.29%) Web Services
6 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.86%) HTML
6 2 (2.86%) jQuery
6 2 (2.86%) REST
6 2 (2.86%) Spring
6 2 (2.86%) Spring MVC
6 2 (2.86%) Thymeleaf
6 2 (2.86%) WCF
6 2 (2.86%) XML
6 2 (2.86%) XSLT
7 1 (1.43%) LESS
7 1 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Clustering
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Linked Data
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.43%) ETL
3 12 (17.14%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (15.71%) Migration
4 11 (15.71%) Scrum
5 9 (12.86%) SDLC
6 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.43%) MVC
6 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.57%) BDD
9 5 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
10 4 (5.71%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (85.71%) SQL
2 18 (25.71%) C#
3 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.57%) Java
5 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (2.86%) C
6 2 (2.86%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) ES6
7 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Teradata
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Tableau
5 1 (1.43%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.43%) Talend