The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 29 April 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 Developer
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 27
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.70% - 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £46.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -7.52% +29.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 130 107 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 90.91% 94.69% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 56 72
Median daily rate £350 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.10% -5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £144 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £467 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.45 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Watford

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, 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 across the Watford region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft