The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Server Developer
England / South West
Rank 128 130 130
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Median daily rate £275 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £349 £325
% change year-on-year -6.87% +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 £47.75
% change year-on-year - +26.94%  

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 2476 2799 2990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.34% 96.45% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1575 1807 1867
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £248
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 156 186 145
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +34.48%  
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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 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
Gloucestershire +11 7 £275 -31.25%
Bristol -1 1 - -
SQL Server Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) C#
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) .NET
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
7 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
8 7 (36.84%) DTS
8 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
8 7 (36.84%) Xamarin
8 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
10 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (21.05%) ETL
10 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.79%) Marketing
11 3 (15.79%) MVC
11 3 (15.79%) VBA
11 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (10.53%) Analytics
12 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
12 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (10.53%) SAP

SQL Server 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 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (36.84%) DTS
5 7 (36.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (5.26%) MS Access
8 1 (5.26%) MySQL
8 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) .NET
2 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
3 7 (36.84%) Silverlight
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.26%) Ajax
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (5.26%) CSS
5 1 (5.26%) HTML
5 1 (5.26%) jQuery
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (5.26%) WCF
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) FMCG
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 2 (10.53%) Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) B2B
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.26%) Data Deduplication
5 1 (5.26%) Database Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) OOP
5 1 (5.26%) OWASP
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) T-SQL
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 8 (42.11%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) VBA
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Xamarin
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Dell