The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 June 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 Server Developer
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 132 122
Rank change year-on-year -4 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 6 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.27% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 19
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £325 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £394 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £328
% change year-on-year +5.35% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.00

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 2623 2861 2952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.49% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1626 1848 1908
Median daily rate £375 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 140 196
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.18% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in the South West

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in the South West

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Wiltshire 0 2 £323 -0.76%
Bristol -7 2 £400 +18.08% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) DTS
5 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 6 (42.86%) Xamarin
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Data Deduplication
8 1 (7.14%) Analytics
8 1 (7.14%) Power BI
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (7.14%) SDLC
8 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Web Development
8 1 (7.14%) Database Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) WPF

SQL Server 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (42.86%) DTS
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) AngularJS
2 6 (42.86%) Silverlight
3 1 (7.14%) ActiveX
3 1 (7.14%) ADO
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) WinForms
3 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
2 1 (7.14%) Data Deduplication
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Database Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) SDLC
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) T-SQL
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Xamarin
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Telerik