Period
to 18 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 53 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +14
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 26 20 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.79% 2.40% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 2.53% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 26
South Yorkshire median daily rate £385 £343 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.24% +4.73% +9.17%
10th Percentile £268 £206 £263
90th Percentile £479 £405 £390
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £343 £350
% change year-on-year +6.41% -2.00% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 882 792 1,084
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.19% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 455 731
South Yorkshire median daily rate £424 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £205 £225
90th Percentile £575 £583 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 52
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £20.66 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.80% +32.34% +20.06%
10th Percentile £9.43 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.10 £34.83
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14% -

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in South Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SQL Developer in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in South Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in South Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in South Yorkshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Sheffield -7 11 £464 +35.28% 1
Doncaster +6 7 £288 +43.75% 1
Rotherham - 2 £350 - 2
SQL Developer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 17 (65.38%) .NET
4 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (57.69%) C#
5 14 (53.85%) MVC
6 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (38.46%) jQuery
9 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
10 8 (30.77%) ETL
10 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
11 7 (26.92%) RESTful
11 7 (26.92%) Power BI
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (23.08%) QlikView
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
13 5 (19.23%) Scrum
13 5 (19.23%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (19.23%) DevOps
14 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
14 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (26.92%) Power BI
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (23.08%) QlikView
5 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) .NET
2 15 (57.69%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) RESTful
4 7 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (19.23%) Razor View Engine
6 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (15.38%) CSS
7 3 (11.54%) WPF
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
8 2 (7.69%) HTML
8 2 (7.69%) React
8 2 (7.69%) WCF
9 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.85%) CSS3
9 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) MVC
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (30.77%) ETL
4 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 4 (15.38%) Visualisation
7 2 (7.69%) B2B
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
7 2 (7.69%) High Availability
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (7.69%) Web Design
8 1 (3.85%) Logistics
8 1 (3.85%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) C#
3 9 (34.62%) T-SQL
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Tableau
3 2 (7.69%) SAP