The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SQL Developer
Rank 114 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 12 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.01% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 16
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2459 2178 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.79% 92.96% 93.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1286 1075 1322
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 £230 £236 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 108
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.77 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.62% -29.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
SQL Developer
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 6 £350 +3.70% 2
Aberdeen +6 1 £275 +27.90% 1
Edinburgh -29 1 - - 3
Fife - 1 - -
SQL Developer
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SQL Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
3 12 (42.86%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (35.71%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle
5 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 8 (28.57%) Sybase
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) ETL
8 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) Sybase IQ
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (14.29%) System Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Derivative
9 4 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
9 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
9 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 3 (10.71%) VBA
10 3 (10.71%) Toad
10 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) Banking
10 3 (10.71%) GIS
11 2 (7.14%) ESRI
11 2 (7.14%) Charles River

SQL Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Spatial
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Sybase IQ
5 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
8 2 (7.14%) QlikView
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
8 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Toad
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) PVCS
3 1 (3.57%) ProC
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Derivative
1 4 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (14.29%) Market Risk
2 3 (10.71%) GIS
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ETL
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) System Testing
3 4 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) MATLAB
5 2 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
1 8 (28.57%) Sybase
2 2 (7.14%) ESRI
2 2 (7.14%) Charles River
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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