The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £395 per day in advertised job vacancies 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
Database Developer
UK
Rank 523 548 516
Rank change year-on-year +25 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 86 93 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 64
Median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +0.80% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +104.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +91.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Database Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 77 £400 +3.22% 32
London +26 37 £450 +12.50% 12
South East +32 22 £350 +16.66% 9
City of London +7 8 £500 - 5
Brighton - 7 £330 - 1
East Sussex - 7 £330 - 1
North West +27 6 £378 -24.40% 3
Northern Ireland - 6 £395 -
County Antrim - 6 £395 -
Belfast - 6 £395 -
South West +5 5 £480 +12.94% 2
Surrey - 5 £563 -
West Midlands +16 4 £450 - 3
Oxfordshire -7 4 £500 +11.11%
Berkshire - 4 £350 - 1
Cheshire +29 3 £402 -19.70% 1
Manchester +18 3 £350 +27.27% 2
Chippenham - 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £500 -
Scotland +20 2 £438 +34.61%
Yorkshire +6 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Milton Keynes -3 2 £350 +16.66% 5
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £350 +16.66% 7
Shropshire - 2 £450 -
Reading - 2 £350 -
West End of London - 2 £98 -
Telford - 2 £450 -
Edinburgh +17 1 £375 +15.38%

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Database 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 featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 112 (69.57%) SQL
2 94 (58.39%) SQL Server
3 66 (40.99%) Finance
4 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (27.95%) C#
5 44 (27.33%) T-SQL
6 41 (25.47%) ETL
7 40 (24.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (21.74%) Banking
9 30 (18.63%) MS Excel
9 30 (18.63%) Java
10 29 (18.01%) .NET
10 29 (18.01%) Microsoft
11 28 (17.39%) Analytics
11 28 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
12 26 (16.15%) Oracle
13 25 (15.53%) Data Modelling
14 23 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (13.66%) Sybase
16 20 (12.42%) Linux
17 19 (11.80%) Unix
17 19 (11.80%) Migration
18 18 (11.18%) MS Access
18 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
19 17 (10.56%) SQL Server 2014
20 16 (9.94%) JIRA
20 16 (9.94%) XML
20 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
21 15 (9.32%) VBA

Database Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (5.59%) Confluence
2 5 (3.11%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.86%) SAS
4 2 (1.24%) IIS
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
5 1 (0.62%) JBoss
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.62%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 30 (18.63%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.11%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.24%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.24%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) Boomi
2 3 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.24%) GitHub
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) IaaS
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.62%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Intranet
2 4 (2.48%) FTP
3 2 (1.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.62%) 2G
4 1 (0.62%) 3G
4 1 (0.62%) AMQP
4 1 (0.62%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.62%) DHCP
4 1 (0.62%) LTE
4 1 (0.62%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.62%) SMS
4 1 (0.62%) SNMP
4 1 (0.62%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (58.39%) SQL Server
2 40 (24.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 23 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (11.18%) MS Access
5 17 (10.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 15 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (7.45%) MongoDB
8 11 (6.83%) MySQL
8 11 (6.83%) Oracle Database
8 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (6.21%) Relational Database
9 10 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (3.73%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (3.73%) Snowflake Schema
12 5 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.48%) QlikView
13 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
13 4 (2.48%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 18 (11.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (9.94%) JIRA
3 10 (6.21%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.73%) Liquibase
5 6 (3.73%) Subversion
5 6 (3.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (2.48%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.48%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.86%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.86%) Bower
7 3 (1.86%) gulp
7 3 (1.86%) Maven
8 2 (1.24%) Ant
8 2 (1.24%) Gradle
9 1 (0.62%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.62%) MSI
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.62%) Toad
General
1 66 (40.99%) Finance
2 35 (21.74%) Banking
3 9 (5.59%) Front Office
3 9 (5.59%) Retail
4 7 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.11%) Publishing
6 4 (2.48%) Advertising
6 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Marketing
8 2 (1.24%) Automotive
8 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Back Office
9 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.01%) .NET
2 16 (9.94%) XML
3 13 (8.07%) ADO
4 11 (6.83%) HTML
5 10 (6.21%) CSS
5 10 (6.21%) RESTful
6 9 (5.59%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.97%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.97%) Node.js
8 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
8 7 (4.35%) HTML5
8 7 (4.35%) REST
9 6 (3.73%) JSON
9 6 (3.73%) Middleware
10 5 (3.11%) CSS3
10 5 (3.11%) jQuery
11 4 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (2.48%) MDX
11 4 (2.48%) Web Services
11 4 (2.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.97%) Replication
3 5 (3.11%) Equities
3 5 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (3.11%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.48%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.48%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.86%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.24%) Clustering
6 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.24%) Derivative
6 2 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.24%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.24%) User Experience
7 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.62%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.42%) Linux
2 19 (11.80%) Unix
3 10 (6.21%) Windows
4 5 (3.11%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.24%) Android
5 2 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.62%) Solaris
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.95%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.47%) ETL
3 28 (17.39%) Analytics
3 28 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
4 25 (15.53%) Data Modelling
5 19 (11.80%) Migration
6 15 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (7.45%) Data Management
8 9 (5.59%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.97%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.97%) Visualisation
10 7 (4.35%) Scrum
10 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.73%) Customer Insight
12 5 (3.11%) Business Analysis
12 5 (3.11%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (3.11%) High Availability
12 5 (3.11%) Prototyping
12 5 (3.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (69.57%) SQL
2 45 (27.95%) C#
3 44 (27.33%) T-SQL
4 30 (18.63%) Java
5 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
6 15 (9.32%) VBA
7 10 (6.21%) PL/SQL
8 9 (5.59%) Shell Script
9 8 (4.97%) PHP
10 6 (3.73%) C++
10 6 (3.73%) PowerShell
11 5 (3.11%) Python
11 5 (3.11%) VB
12 4 (2.48%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.86%) C
13 3 (1.86%) Scala
13 3 (1.86%) XPath
14 2 (1.24%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.24%) Perl
14 2 (1.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (5.59%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.11%) Degree
4 2 (1.24%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.62%) HNC
5 1 (0.62%) ISEB
5 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) Basel III
4 1 (0.62%) IFRS
4 1 (0.62%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 3 (1.86%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.62%) LXC
3 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.15%) Oracle
3 22 (13.66%) Sybase
4 6 (3.73%) Ab Initio
4 6 (3.73%) Talend
5 5 (3.11%) Dell
6 4 (2.48%) Netezza
6 4 (2.48%) Tableau
7 3 (1.86%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.24%) SAP
8 2 (1.24%) Teradata
9 1 (0.62%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.62%) Greenplum
9 1 (0.62%) Huawei
9 1 (0.62%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (0.62%) Nortel
9 1 (0.62%) Perforce
9 1 (0.62%) Samsung
9 1 (0.62%) VMware
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