The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 88 82
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.099% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £356
% change year-on-year +15.38% -8.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £18.43
% change year-on-year - +133.31%  

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 961 1463 1454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.53% 95.50% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 831 827
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.23 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Database Developer in the job title.

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 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
2 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

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 (33.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) ETL Development
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
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