The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland 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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SQL Server Developer
Rank 145 123 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -5
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.35% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 5
Median daily rate £388 £305 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.04% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £296 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
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
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
2786 2864 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.15% 95.40% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1526 1325
Median daily rate £375 £370 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 97 71
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.95 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

SQL Server Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 2 £388 +12.72%
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 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 Scotland region featuring SQL Server Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (18.18%) VB6
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) Replication
6 2 (18.18%) Retail

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (9.09%) OLAP
6 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Express
2 1 (9.09%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
4 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft