The median contractor rate for a SQL Database Developer was £350 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.

SQL Database Developer
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 616 573
Rank change year-on-year +27 -43  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 21 38 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.070% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.074% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £460 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year - +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.09 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.09 -

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%  

SQL Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 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 18 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 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 +5 21 £350 - 14
South East +11 10 £330 -5.71% 5
London -3 7 £365 +0.68% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 4 £313 -16.66%
North West - 4 £350 - 3
Kent - 4 £350 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £355 -
Maidstone - 4 £350 - 1
Milton Keynes -14 3 £313 -16.66%
Chester - 3 £350 -
Cheshire - 3 £350 -
City of London 0 2 £425 - 1
Surrey +6 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Amersham - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £325 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £325 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
3 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (45.10%) T-SQL
5 19 (37.25%) .NET
5 19 (37.25%) Finance
6 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (31.37%) C#
8 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
10 13 (25.49%) ETL
11 11 (21.57%) Web Services
12 10 (19.61%) Banking
12 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (17.65%) Java
13 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
14 8 (15.69%) Migration
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
15 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (11.76%) Unix
16 6 (11.76%) Ab Initio
16 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
17 5 (9.80%) Data Management
17 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
17 5 (9.80%) MVC
17 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling

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 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (27.45%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (3.92%) OLAP
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.92%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.96%) OLTP
10 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.96%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.84%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Toad
5 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.96%) Maven
5 1 (1.96%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Front Office
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) .NET
2 11 (21.57%) Web Services
3 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.88%) REST
6 3 (5.88%) XML
7 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 2 (3.92%) MDX
7 2 (3.92%) SOAP
8 1 (1.96%) ADO
8 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.96%) RESTful
8 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.84%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Unix
2 4 (7.84%) Windows
3 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) ETL
3 10 (19.61%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (15.69%) Migration
6 5 (9.80%) Analytics
6 5 (9.80%) Data Management
6 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.80%) High Availability
6 5 (9.80%) MVC
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.84%) Statistics
8 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.92%) Performance Improvement
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 23 (45.10%) T-SQL
3 16 (31.37%) C#
4 9 (17.65%) Java
5 8 (15.69%) Shell Script
6 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.88%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.92%) VB
8 2 (3.92%) VB6
8 2 (3.92%) VBA
9 1 (1.96%) PHP
9 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Postgraduate
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.96%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Ab Initio
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Perforce
5 1 (1.96%) Sybase
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago