Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 30 17
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 16 15 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.95% 3.79% 9.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.25% 3.93% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £308 £275 £263
90th Percentile £347 £437 £449
West Midlands median daily rate £363 £316 £325
% change year-on-year +14.90% -2.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +59.09% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 256 382 260
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 96.46% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 246 175
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £262 £175 £263
90th Percentile £451 £488 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 21
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £21.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.56% +59.26% +10.20%
10th Percentile £10.45 £11.33 £10.09
90th Percentile £45.90 £57.50 £18.18
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £15.49 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.52% -8.88% +6.25%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Staffordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Staffordshire

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Staffordshire

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Stoke-on-Trent +10 14 £325 +8.33% 2
Cannock - 1 £325 -
SQL Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (50.00%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) C#
6 7 (43.75%) ETL
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (12.50%) jQuery
11 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
11 2 (12.50%) TDD
11 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
11 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
11 2 (12.50%) HTML5
11 2 (12.50%) BDD
11 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (12.50%) Sass
11 2 (12.50%) CSS
11 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
11 2 (12.50%) DTS

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (12.50%) DTS
7 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.25%) GIS
7 1 (6.25%) OLTP
7 1 (6.25%) Power BI
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (12.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML5
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
2 2 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ETL
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ETL Development
5 1 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) T-SQL
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 6 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 4 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.25%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP