The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had SQL Server Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 95 83 80
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.071% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £335 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -17.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.14%
SQL Server Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1342 1362 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.18% 95.85% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 748 702
Median daily rate £400 £358 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £269 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £493 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 40
Median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured SQL Server Developer in the job title.

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Edinburgh region.

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, SQL Server 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 Edinburgh region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
5 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (20.00%) ETL
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) Replication
5 1 (20.00%) Clustering

SQL Server Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft