Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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.

SQL Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 77 107
Rank change year-on-year -41 +30 -34
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 22 57 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.74% 2.06% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 2.14% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 35 20
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £385 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +8.45% +1.43%
10th Percentile £350 £235 £317
90th Percentile £438 £460 £446
Scotland median daily rate £425 £386 £338
% change year-on-year +10.03% +14.44% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,854 2,662 2,229
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 96.17% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,470 1,552 1,289
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £252 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -3.57% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.36 £11.30
90th Percentile £43.96 £36.68 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -21.35% +14.10% -3.70%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
5 8 (36.36%) ETL
6 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (18.18%) Scrum
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (18.18%) Java
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (13.64%) API Development
10 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.64%) WinForms
10 3 (13.64%) WCF
10 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (9.09%) Kanban
11 2 (9.09%) Degree
11 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (9.09%) Spring

SQL 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) BIG-IP
1 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (9.09%) Power BI
6 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (4.55%) Big Data
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.55%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) WCF
2 3 (13.64%) WinForms
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
4 1 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ETL
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) API Development
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Kanban
5 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) BDD
6 1 (4.55%) Cash Management
6 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Database Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) HQL
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Informatica
3 2 (9.09%) Talend
4 1 (4.55%) Charles River
4 1 (4.55%) F5
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Vermilion