The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £305 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 26 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 Developer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 91 70
Rank change year-on-year -9 -21  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 17 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.64% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.73% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 40
Median daily rate £305 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.86% +20.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £440 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1933 2827 2253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.57% 94.68% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1160 1682 1364
Median daily rate £388 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.51% +13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 91 140
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.96 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £39.00 £29.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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
Warwickshire +12 5 £200 -44.82% 1
Coventry +8 5 £318 -6.61% 3
Staffordshire +1 2 £315 - 4
Birmingham 0 2 £294 -20.60% 4
Solihull +10 1 £325 -18.75%
SQL Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
3 16 (34.04%) .NET
4 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (29.79%) C#
5 14 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.40%) ETL
8 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (21.28%) HTML
8 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
8 10 (21.28%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (17.02%) jQuery
9 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
10 7 (14.89%) OO
10 7 (14.89%) MVC
10 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (12.77%) OO PHP
11 6 (12.77%) Sass
11 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (12.77%) Finance
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
11 6 (12.77%) PHP
11 6 (12.77%) Symfony
12 5 (10.64%) TDD
12 5 (10.64%) nginx

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 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (10.64%) nginx
3 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (21.28%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (8.51%) Power BI
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) OLAP
9 2 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (4.26%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.26%) QlikView
9 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) PHPUnit
1 5 (10.64%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) CSS
2 10 (21.28%) HTML
3 8 (17.02%) jQuery
4 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
4 6 (12.77%) Sass
4 6 (12.77%) Symfony
5 5 (10.64%) Twig
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.38%) REST
6 3 (6.38%) WPF
6 3 (6.38%) XML
7 2 (4.26%) Django
7 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
7 2 (4.26%) WinForms
7 2 (4.26%) XSL
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.40%) ETL
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.89%) MVC
5 7 (14.89%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) OO PHP
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.38%) Workflow
10 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
10 2 (4.26%) HOOD
10 2 (4.26%) Migration
10 2 (4.26%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.26%) Unit Testing
11 1 (2.13%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 40 (85.11%) SQL
2 14 (29.79%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) PHP
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.26%) Java
8 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.26%) Python
8 2 (4.26%) TypeScript
8 2 (4.26%) VBA
9 1 (2.13%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Informatica
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Cognos
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Sybase
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago