The median contractor rate for a SQL Database Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

SQL Database Developer
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 592 586
Rank change year-on-year +14 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Database Developer 30 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.088% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 40
Median daily rate £450 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £331
% change year-on-year +15.38% -1.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +125.00%  
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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
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 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Database Developer over the 3 months to 28 March 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 27 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 28 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 +16 28 £450 +30.43% 15
London +24 18 £450 +12.50% 4
South East +6 5 £350 +21.73% 7
City of London - 5 £488 - 2
North West +30 3 £350 +27.27% 1
Manchester +14 3 £350 +27.27% 1
Scotland +23 2 £438 +34.61%
Surrey - 2 £563 -
West End of London - 2 £98 -
West Midlands +14 1 £388 - 1
Hampshire +10 1 - -
South West -3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £300 - 7
Milton Keynes -10 1 £300 - 4
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £388 -
Leatherhead - 1 £563 -
Chippenham - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £355 -
Salford - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £388 - 1
Middlesex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Glasgow - 1 £500 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 52 (89.66%) SQL
2 40 (68.97%) SQL Server
3 25 (43.10%) Finance
4 22 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (36.21%) T-SQL
6 17 (29.31%) C#
7 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (25.86%) .NET
8 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
8 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (20.69%) ETL
11 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
11 10 (17.24%) Banking
12 9 (15.52%) Migration
12 9 (15.52%) Java
12 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (13.79%) Analytics
13 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (13.79%) Unix
14 7 (12.07%) Oracle
14 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
14 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
14 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (10.34%) JIRA
15 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
15 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server

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 4 (6.90%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (68.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (24.14%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (24.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (6.90%) MS Access
8 4 (6.90%) QlikView
8 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.17%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (5.17%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (5.17%) SSDT
10 2 (3.45%) OLAP
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.34%) JIRA
1 6 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.17%) Liquibase
3 3 (5.17%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Subversion
5 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.72%) Maven
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Redmine
5 1 (1.72%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Front Office
4 3 (5.17%) Advertising
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 5 (8.62%) .NET Framework
4 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.45%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) MDX
6 2 (3.45%) RESTful
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) ADO
7 1 (1.72%) COM+
7 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.72%) REST
7 1 (1.72%) Spring
7 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.34%) Fixed Income
2 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Derivative
3 2 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Unix
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.69%) ETL
4 9 (15.52%) Migration
5 8 (13.79%) Analytics
5 8 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.07%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.34%) Data Management
8 5 (8.62%) Data Analysis
9 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
9 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 4 (6.90%) MVC
10 3 (5.17%) Customer Insight
10 3 (5.17%) Data Integration
10 3 (5.17%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (5.17%) Database Tuning
10 3 (5.17%) Line Management
10 3 (5.17%) Statistical Modelling
10 3 (5.17%) Visualisation
10 3 (5.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 52 (89.66%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) T-SQL
3 17 (29.31%) C#
4 9 (15.52%) Java
5 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
6 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.17%) VBA
8 2 (3.45%) VB
8 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.72%) C
9 1 (1.72%) C++
9 1 (1.72%) PHP
9 1 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.17%) Netezza
4 3 (5.17%) Talend
5 2 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.72%) Perforce
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago