Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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 Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 100 79
Rank change year-on-year -30 -21 +15
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 53 109 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.09% 1.77% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.86% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 81 83
West Midlands median daily rate £373 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.62% - -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £214
90th Percentile £475 £438 £448
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +34.33% -10.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4603 5857 4727
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.00% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2911 3519 2703
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £210 £235 £213
90th Percentile £543 £544 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 238 273
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in the West Midlands

SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Developer within the West Midlands region 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
Staffordshire +12 15 £325 +4.00% 5
Birmingham -17 15 £375 +27.12% 9
Coventry +4 10 £425 +25.00%
Warwickshire -4 4 £375 +38.63%
Shropshire +21 1 £350 +10.94% 1
West Bromwich - 1 - -
SQL Developer
England

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Midlands region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 40 (75.47%) SQL Server
3 24 (45.28%) .NET
4 20 (37.74%) C#
5 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (32.08%) T-SQL
7 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (28.30%) ETL
9 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (24.53%) HTML
10 13 (24.53%) CSS
11 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
12 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (18.87%) MVC
14 9 (16.98%) TDD
14 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
15 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (15.09%) BDD
16 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
17 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
17 6 (11.32%) Oracle
17 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
17 6 (11.32%) Finance
17 6 (11.32%) Scrum
17 6 (11.32%) jQuery
17 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
17 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API

SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (75.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (33.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (30.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (15.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
7 3 (5.66%) Power BI
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.77%) QlikView
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.89%) DTS
9 1 (1.89%) OLAP
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.89%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) PHPUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Back Office
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (45.28%) .NET
2 13 (24.53%) CSS
2 13 (24.53%) HTML
3 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
4 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (11.32%) jQuery
5 5 (9.43%) Web Services
5 5 (9.43%) XML
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (7.55%) Dapper ORM
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) Sass
7 3 (5.66%) REST
8 1 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.89%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.89%) RESTful
8 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) ETL
3 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (18.87%) MVC
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
6 8 (15.09%) BDD
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.55%) CRM
8 4 (7.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (7.55%) Kanban
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.55%) SOLID
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
9 3 (5.66%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (90.57%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) T-SQL
4 11 (20.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
7 4 (7.55%) Java
7 4 (7.55%) TypeScript
7 4 (7.55%) VBA
8 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 5 (9.43%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Informatica
4 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) SAP
4 1 (1.89%) Teradata