The table below looks at the statistics for the SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SQL Server Developer
Rank 113 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 8 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.30% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.19% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
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£283 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.53% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £375 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £22.25 £19.39
% change year-on-year
+113.48% +14.74%
SQL Server 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
2500 2131 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 94.27% 92.81% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1048 1005
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 63 54
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.72 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.54% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

SQL Server Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SQL Server Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 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
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - -
SQL Server Developer
UK

SQL Server Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (42.86%) Banking
5 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle
5 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (33.33%) Wealth Management
6 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
7 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
7 6 (28.57%) Sybase
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (23.81%) VBA
8 5 (23.81%) .NET
8 5 (23.81%) EJB
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) JSP
8 5 (23.81%) Servlets
8 5 (23.81%) Web Services
8 5 (23.81%) XML
8 5 (23.81%) XSL
8 5 (23.81%) DHTML
8 5 (23.81%) HTML

SQL Server Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited SQL Server 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 Server Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 2 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
1 5 (23.81%) EJB
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) JSP
1 5 (23.81%) Servlets
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
1 5 (23.81%) XML
1 5 (23.81%) XSL
1 5 (23.81%) DHTML
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
2 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Data Modelling
2 8 (38.10%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 7 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
8 1 (4.76%) Workflow
8 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 1 (4.76%) Workflow Management
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Release Management
8 1 (4.76%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
3 5 (23.81%) VBA
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft