The median contractor rate for a Senior SQL Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

Senior SQL Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 540 577 582
Rank change year-on-year +37 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 70 77 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 47
Median daily rate £425 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £414
% change year-on-year +12.30% -21.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior SQL Developer in the UK

Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 June 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 +11 61 £475 +2.15% 43
London -10 34 £475 -5.00% 19
City of London -16 15 £475 - 5
Yorkshire - 11 £325 - 5
West Yorkshire - 9 £325 - 4
North West +10 7 £363 +11.53% 4
Leeds - 7 £325 - 3
Manchester +15 5 £325 +47.72% 3
Belfast - 4 £365 -
County Antrim - 4 £365 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £365 -
Scotland +34 3 £425 +70.00% 1
Berkshire +25 3 £375 -
Edinburgh +24 3 £425 +13.33% 1
South East +16 3 £375 - 9
Reading +20 2 £375 -
South West +3 2 £475 +11.76% 2
South Wales - 2 £359 -
East Midlands - 2 £313 - 1
Cardiff - 2 £359 -
Bradford - 2 £320 - 1
Wales - 2 £359 -
Warrington +18 1 - -
Cheshire +16 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf +1 1 £550 +15.78%
East of England -3 1 £450 -10.00%
Watford -4 1 £450 -10.00%
Hertfordshire -5 1 £450 -10.00%
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £288 - 1

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 108 (93.10%) SQL
2 68 (58.62%) SQL Server
3 60 (51.72%) Finance
4 55 (47.41%) C#
5 53 (45.69%) .NET
6 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (32.76%) T-SQL
8 36 (31.03%) Banking
9 33 (28.45%) MVC
10 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
11 30 (25.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 29 (25.00%) Java
13 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
14 20 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
14 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
15 19 (16.38%) ETL
16 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (12.93%) TDD
18 14 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
18 14 (12.07%) PL/SQL
18 14 (12.07%) Oracle
18 14 (12.07%) HTML
19 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
19 13 (11.21%) Unix
19 13 (11.21%) Windows
19 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
19 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
20 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
20 12 (10.34%) Linux

Senior SQL 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 4 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.86%) Confluence
3 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (58.62%) SQL Server
2 30 (25.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (15.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
7 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.31%) QlikView
9 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.72%) Data Mart
12 2 (1.72%) KDB
12 2 (1.72%) MySQL
12 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.31%) JIRA
3 5 (4.31%) MSTest
4 4 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (3.45%) Moq
4 4 (3.45%) NUnit
4 4 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.45%) Selenium
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (2.59%) Subversion
6 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.72%) JUnit
6 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.86%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.86%) Maven
7 1 (0.86%) Mockito
7 1 (0.86%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 60 (51.72%) Finance
2 36 (31.03%) Banking
3 11 (9.48%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Back Office
5 4 (3.45%) Front Office
6 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (45.69%) .NET
2 32 (27.59%) ASP.NET
3 20 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 14 (12.07%) HTML
5 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (10.34%) .NET Framework
7 11 (9.48%) CSS
7 11 (9.48%) WCF
8 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 9 (7.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (6.90%) WPF
10 7 (6.03%) jQuery
10 7 (6.03%) React
11 6 (5.17%) Entity Framework
11 6 (5.17%) REST
11 6 (5.17%) Spring
12 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 5 (4.31%) Hibernate
12 5 (4.31%) J2EE
13 4 (3.45%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.03%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.45%) Fintech
5 2 (1.72%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.72%) Equities
5 2 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.72%) TWAP
5 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.72%) VWAP
6 1 (0.86%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.86%) Derivative
6 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.86%) NHS
6 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.21%) Unix
1 13 (11.21%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (28.45%) MVC
3 19 (16.38%) ETL
4 15 (12.93%) TDD
5 13 (11.21%) Data Modelling
6 11 (9.48%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (8.62%) SDLC
8 9 (7.76%) MVVM
8 9 (7.76%) OO
9 8 (6.90%) Scrum
9 8 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
10 7 (6.03%) Kanban
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.03%) Web Development
11 6 (5.17%) Mentoring
12 5 (4.31%) Analytics
12 5 (4.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 108 (93.10%) SQL
2 55 (47.41%) C#
3 38 (32.76%) T-SQL
4 29 (25.00%) Java
5 14 (12.07%) PL/SQL
6 13 (11.21%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.31%) C++
8 5 (4.31%) Python
8 5 (4.31%) VB
8 5 (4.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.86%) C
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.59%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) MCITP
4 2 (1.72%) MCSE
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (19.83%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle
3 2 (1.72%) RedGate
3 2 (1.72%) Teradata
4 1 (0.86%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.86%) IBM
4 1 (0.86%) Netezza
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
4 1 (0.86%) Solace
4 1 (0.86%) Sybase
4 1 (0.86%) TIBCO
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day 3 month rolling contracts- Long term project
Posted: 4 days ago