Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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.

Database Developer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 760 729 632
Rank change year-on-year -31 -97 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 127 162 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 111 189
UK median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £263
90th Percentile £580 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -6.67% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £52.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.47

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in the UK

Database Developer
Top 14 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 6 months to 23 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
England -13 119 £350 -12.50% 19
UK excluding London +15 75 £350 -6.67% 15
London -32 49 £475 +5.56% 5
South East +10 38 £338 -15.63% 5
North of England +53 16 £350 -12.50% 3
North West +22 10 £363 +3.57% 3
East of England -16 9 £315 -16.00% 1
Midlands +25 7 £315 -21.25% 3
Yorkshire +13 6 £350 -17.65%
South West -10 6 £338 -3.57% 2
East Midlands -4 4 £315 - 1
West Midlands +30 3 £325 -18.75% 2
Scotland -11 3 £400 +22.42% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 94 (74.02%) SQL
2 76 (59.84%) SQL Server
3 51 (40.16%) T-SQL
4 50 (39.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (29.13%) Finance
6 36 (28.35%) ETL
7 35 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (27.56%) Web Services
8 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
9 29 (22.83%) .NET
9 29 (22.83%) Migration
9 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (20.47%) Data Modelling
11 25 (19.69%) Java
12 24 (18.90%) Oracle
13 22 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (16.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (15.75%) SQL Server 2012
16 18 (14.17%) Banking
16 18 (14.17%) Data Management
16 18 (14.17%) Entity Framework
17 17 (13.39%) Statistics
17 17 (13.39%) C#
17 17 (13.39%) Algorithms
18 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Excel
18 16 (12.60%) .NET Framework
18 16 (12.60%) High Availability
19 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
20 13 (10.24%) REST

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (4.72%) Drupal
2 4 (3.15%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.57%) CMS
3 2 (1.57%) Confluence
4 1 (0.79%) Apache
4 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.79%) Mule
4 1 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (12.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.57%) Boomi
3 2 (1.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) FTP
1 2 (1.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (59.84%) SQL Server
2 50 (39.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 35 (27.56%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (16.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (15.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (11.02%) Relational Database
7 13 (10.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (7.87%) MongoDB
9 10 (7.87%) NoSQL
9 10 (7.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 10 (7.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (5.51%) MS Access
10 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
12 5 (3.94%) Big Data
12 5 (3.94%) MySQL
13 4 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (1.57%) ERwin
5 2 (1.57%) JIRA
5 2 (1.57%) JUnit
5 2 (1.57%) NUnit
5 2 (1.57%) Subversion
5 2 (1.57%) Toad
6 1 (0.79%) GitLab
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.79%) Selenium
6 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (29.13%) Finance
2 18 (14.17%) Banking
3 10 (7.87%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Front Office
4 5 (3.94%) Retail
5 3 (2.36%) Marketing
6 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.57%) Publishing
6 2 (1.57%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.56%) Web Services
2 29 (22.83%) .NET
3 18 (14.17%) Entity Framework
4 16 (12.60%) .NET Framework
5 13 (10.24%) REST
6 11 (8.66%) HTML
7 9 (7.09%) RESTful
8 8 (6.30%) SOAP
9 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (4.72%) CSS
10 5 (3.94%) jQuery
11 4 (3.15%) HTML5
11 4 (3.15%) Spring
12 3 (2.36%) AngularJS
12 3 (2.36%) CSS3
12 3 (2.36%) JSON
12 3 (2.36%) Spark Streaming
12 3 (2.36%) Spring Cloud
13 2 (1.57%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Algorithms
2 16 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.72%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.36%) Equities
4 3 (2.36%) Fintech
4 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.57%) Clustering
5 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.57%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.72%) Linux
2 3 (2.36%) Windows
3 2 (1.57%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.57%) Nucleus RTOS
3 2 (1.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.35%) ETL
2 29 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (22.83%) Migration
3 26 (20.47%) Data Modelling
4 18 (14.17%) Data Management
5 17 (13.39%) Statistics
6 16 (12.60%) High Availability
7 13 (10.24%) Web Development
8 11 (8.66%) Analytics
8 11 (8.66%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (7.87%) CRM
9 10 (7.87%) Kanban
9 10 (7.87%) RAD
9 10 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.09%) BDD
10 9 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.09%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.09%) Scrum
11 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.30%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 94 (74.02%) SQL
2 51 (40.16%) T-SQL
3 25 (19.69%) Java
4 17 (13.39%) C#
5 11 (8.66%) VBA
6 10 (7.87%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.51%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.51%) Python
8 6 (4.72%) PHP
9 5 (3.94%) C
10 4 (3.15%) Scala
11 3 (2.36%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.57%) C++
12 2 (1.57%) Perl
12 2 (1.57%) Ruby
13 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.94%) CTC Cleared
1 5 (3.94%) Degree
1 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 33 (25.98%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.57%) Dell
4 2 (1.57%) Google
4 2 (1.57%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (1.57%) Sybase
4 2 (1.57%) Tableau
4 2 (1.57%) Teradata
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) Informatica
5 1 (0.79%) Lotus
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
5 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.79%) Talend
5 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.79%) Yardi