The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

SQL Developer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 88 46
Rank change year-on-year +30 -42  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 24 10 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.00% 0.74% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.77% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 27
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £428 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - +20.68%  

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 1158 1294 1384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.26% 95.43% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 715 739
Median daily rate £375 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 21
Median hourly rate £15.86 £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.35% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 23 June 2017, SQL 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 SQL Developer in the job title.

1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) PL/SQL
3 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) .NET
5 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 7 (21.21%) Finance
6 7 (21.21%) ETL
7 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (12.12%) Fund Management
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) WinForms
10 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
10 3 (9.09%) Java
10 3 (9.09%) Unix
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
11 2 (6.06%) SDLC
11 2 (6.06%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
11 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008

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 (3.03%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.03%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) PowerCenter
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.03%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.03%) Pentaho
4 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) JUnit
3 1 (3.03%) Maven
3 1 (3.03%) Mockito
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.12%) WinForms
3 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) CSS
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Equities
2 1 (3.03%) Fintech
2 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) ETL
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Fund Management
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) OO
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
6 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.03%) ETL Development
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (84.85%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) PL/SQL
3 11 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) ANSI SQL
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Informatica
4 1 (3.03%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.03%) Netezza