Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Database Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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 Database Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 832 822 760
Rank change year-on-year -10 -62 +16
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 64 64 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.061% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.064% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 46 93
UK median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.91%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £300
90th Percentile £488 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £356 £330
% change year-on-year -5.26% +7.95% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
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 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Database Developer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Database Developer in the UK

SQL 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 SQL Database Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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 -5 61 £350 -6.67% 8
UK excluding London +27 41 £338 -5.26% 7
South East +10 26 £338 -10.00% 3
London -3 23 £475 +5.56% 1
North of England +57 6 £350 -12.50% 2
Midlands +31 6 £315 -23.17% 1
North West +32 5 £350 - 2
East of England -2 4 £315 -16.00%
West Midlands +18 3 £325 -20.73% 1
East Midlands +1 3 £315 -
South West -5 2 £326 -6.79% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +23 1 £275 -31.25%
Scotland -1 1 £400 +33.33%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, SQL 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 SQL Database Developer in the job title.

1 58 (90.63%) SQL
2 52 (81.25%) SQL Server
3 36 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (53.13%) T-SQL
5 26 (40.63%) .NET
5 26 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (40.63%) Migration
6 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (31.25%) ETL
8 19 (29.69%) Web Services
9 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 17 (26.56%) Entity Framework
10 17 (26.56%) Data Management
11 16 (25.00%) Statistics
11 16 (25.00%) Finance
12 15 (23.44%) .NET Framework
12 15 (23.44%) High Availability
12 15 (23.44%) Algorithms
13 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (18.75%) Oracle
14 11 (17.19%) C#
15 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
15 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2016
16 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
16 8 (12.50%) Web Development
17 7 (10.94%) Relational Database

SQL 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 2 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 36 (56.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (40.63%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (28.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (10.94%) Relational Database
8 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
9 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.13%) DTS
11 2 (3.13%) MS Access
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 20 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) NUnit
2 2 (3.13%) Toad
3 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Front Office
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.63%) .NET
2 19 (29.69%) Web Services
3 17 (26.56%) Entity Framework
4 15 (23.44%) .NET Framework
5 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.25%) HTML
6 4 (6.25%) jQuery
7 3 (4.69%) REST
8 2 (3.13%) Code First Entity Framework
8 2 (3.13%) React Native
8 2 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Equities
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.13%) Android
3 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Migration
2 20 (31.25%) ETL
3 17 (26.56%) Data Management
4 16 (25.00%) Statistics
5 15 (23.44%) High Availability
6 12 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
8 8 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (12.50%) Web Development
9 7 (10.94%) Data Migration
10 6 (9.38%) CRM
10 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) Kanban
10 6 (9.38%) MVC
10 6 (9.38%) RAD
11 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.25%) BDD
12 4 (6.25%) ITIL
12 4 (6.25%) Logical Data Model
12 4 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) SQL
2 34 (53.13%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.19%) C#
4 5 (7.81%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) C
6 3 (4.69%) VBA
7 2 (3.13%) C++
7 2 (3.13%) PHP
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.56%) Lotus
4 1 (1.56%) Sybase
4 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.56%) Yardi