Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Server Developer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.95% 0.21% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.22% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 8
Suffolk median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% -9.94%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £312
90th Percentile £423 £450 £450
East of England median daily rate £335 £363 £360
% change year-on-year -7.59% +0.69% -6.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £31.52

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 283 449 437
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.27% 94.73% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 276 289
Suffolk median daily rate £393 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.27% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £130 £216 £268
90th Percentile £569 £550 £526
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Suffolk median hourly rate £12.00 £16.56 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.53% +32.46% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.30 £11.95 £8.63
90th Percentile £35.50 £43.13 £15.45
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £24.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year -26.53% +16.67% +5.00%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Suffolk

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Suffolk

SQL Server Developer
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £375 -
Ipswich +5 1 £413 -2.94%
SQL Server Developer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Suffolk region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (33.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (66.67%) LINQ
1 2 (66.67%) NHibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle