The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SQL Developer
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
Rank 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.45% 4.92% 6.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 5.26% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -21.56% +41.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent. 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
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 57 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 89.09% 93.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 28 20
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent that featured SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Stoke-on-Trent

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Stoke-on-Trent region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (33.33%) Replication
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) Back Office
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (16.67%) B2B
5 1 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) SOLID

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) WinForms
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) B2B
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft