The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL 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 SQL Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Developer
Rank 101 102 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 20 10 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.45% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.48% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 13
Average daily rate
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£401 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £277 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £31.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-52.14% -12.50%
SQL Developer
UK

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
2525 2084 1909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.22% 93.12% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1015 1000
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.00 £15.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +3.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

SQL Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

SQL Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL 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 SQL Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow +3 13 £419 +13.17% 2
Edinburgh -2 6 £301 +2.11% 1
Aberdeen - - - -
SQL Developer
UK

SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL 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 SQL Developer in their job title.

1 45 (80.36%) SQL
2 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
3 30 (53.57%) Oracle
4 21 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (33.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (30.36%) Finance
7 15 (26.79%) Data Modelling
7 15 (26.79%) Banking
8 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 14 (25.00%) .NET
9 12 (21.43%) Java
9 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
10 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
10 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
11 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (17.86%) Web Development
11 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
11 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 10 (17.86%) HTML
12 9 (16.07%) VBA
12 9 (16.07%) Sybase
12 9 (16.07%) Web Services
12 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
12 9 (16.07%) HP
12 9 (16.07%) Kofax
12 9 (16.07%) Process Management

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL 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 SQL Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (76.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (33.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (30.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
6 10 (17.86%) RDBMS
6 10 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
9 3 (5.36%) Data Mining
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (3.57%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) PVCS
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
2 2 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.57%) Toad
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Back Office
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
3 10 (17.86%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) Web Services
5 8 (14.29%) XML
5 8 (14.29%) XSL
5 8 (14.29%) EJB
5 8 (14.29%) CSS
5 8 (14.29%) JSP
5 8 (14.29%) Servlets
5 8 (14.29%) DHTML
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.36%) Spring
7 3 (5.36%) Spring MVC
7 3 (5.36%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.57%) UNIX
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Data Modelling
2 11 (19.64%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (17.86%) Web Development
4 9 (16.07%) Process Management
5 8 (14.29%) Workflow
5 8 (14.29%) ETL
5 8 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (12.50%) Wealth Management
7 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.71%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) TDD
9 3 (5.36%) MVC
9 3 (5.36%) UML
9 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
10 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (80.36%) SQL
2 21 (37.50%) PL/SQL
3 14 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (16.07%) VBA
7 4 (7.14%) C#
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (16.07%) Sybase
3 9 (16.07%) HP
3 9 (16.07%) Kofax
4 2 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (3.57%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.57%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (1.79%) Sun
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