Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 80 111
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31 -33
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 34 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.17% 1.41% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.47% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 18
Edinburgh median daily rate £394 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.81% - -4.23%
10th Percentile £224 £304 £293
90th Percentile £462 £408 £550
Scotland median daily rate £386 £325 £340
% change year-on-year +18.85% -4.41% -10.53%
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 2,801 1,700 2,862
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.10% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,664 1,053 1,484
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £247 £260
90th Percentile £555 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +12.50% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.61 £13.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £41.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +11.43% -19.54% +24.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) Oracle
5 11 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
6 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
7 8 (23.53%) C#
7 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (20.59%) Data Integration
9 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (17.65%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 6 (17.65%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) SDLC
11 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
11 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 4 (11.76%) Banking
11 4 (11.76%) ETL
11 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
12 3 (8.82%) Python
12 3 (8.82%) Linux
12 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering

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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (20.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.82%) PowerPivot
5 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (5.88%) Big Data
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (5.88%) PowerCenter
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Bower
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Sass
4 1 (2.94%) WinForms
4 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (20.59%) Data Integration
3 5 (14.71%) SDLC
4 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) ETL
4 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (5.88%) Data Security
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.94%) System Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (88.24%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) T-SQL
3 8 (23.53%) C#
3 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Oracle
2 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) Informatica
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau