The table below looks at the statistics for the Database Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Database Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Database Developer
Rank 127 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £333 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £393 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year
+72.72% -
Database Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2425 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.11% 91.93% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1315 1114
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 69 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Database Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Database Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Database Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Database Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Database Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Database Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Database Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling -7 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £375 -
Dundee +1 1 £400 -
Database Developer
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Database Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Database Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Database Developer in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
2 3 (42.86%) RAD
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Toad
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Database Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Database Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Database Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Classic ASP
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) RAD
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VBA
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle