Period
to 28 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 133 116
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.11% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% - -
10th Percentile £341 £313 £313
90th Percentile £424 £338 £378
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £363
% change year-on-year +23.08% -10.34% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2169 2664 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.72% 95.76% 95.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1302 1481 1583
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £250 £265 £253
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £365
% change year-on-year - +2.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 37
Edinburgh median hourly rate £19.00 £15.82 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.14% -4.15% -15.38%
10th Percentile £11.54 £11.35 £9.50
90th Percentile £43.39 £48.49 £40.40
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +28.21% +4.00% +4.17%

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Database Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in Edinburgh

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in Edinburgh

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in Edinburgh

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Database 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 Edinburgh region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Informatics
2 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
3 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) Spatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (25.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Informatics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft