The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Developer
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 4.08% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £315 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.48% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 47 72 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 95.92% 97.30% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 172 84
Median daily rate £335 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.58% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £113 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £584 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 8
Median hourly rate £10.15 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings that featured SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Back Office
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) WinForms
4 2 (40.00%) WPF
4 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (20.00%) DTS
5 1 (20.00%) B2B
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DTS
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
2 2 (40.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) B2B
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) MVC
1 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft