Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 104 82
Rank change year-on-year +22 -22 -1
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 52 20 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.80% 0.94% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.97% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -1.41%
10th Percentile £225 £313 £301
90th Percentile £460 £439 £415
Scotland median daily rate £386 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +18.85% -7.14% -2.78%
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 2765 2064 3061
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.77% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1197 1582
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% -1.28%
10th Percentile £252 £250 £259
90th Percentile £548 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.04
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 45 (86.54%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
3 20 (38.46%) Finance
4 19 (36.54%) Oracle
5 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (28.85%) PL/SQL
6 15 (28.85%) C#
7 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
8 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.38%) .NET
10 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
11 7 (13.46%) ETL
12 6 (11.54%) Java
12 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
13 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
13 5 (9.62%) Informatica
13 5 (9.62%) PowerCenter
13 5 (9.62%) Scrum
13 5 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
13 5 (9.62%) Banking
13 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (9.62%) SDLC
14 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
14 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
14 4 (7.69%) PowerShell

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (44.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (28.85%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (9.62%) PowerCenter
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.77%) PowerPivot
8 2 (3.85%) Big Data
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.92%) Power BI
9 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) Bower
5 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) WinForms
3 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) RESTful
3 2 (3.85%) Spring
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
4 1 (1.92%) Sass
4 1 (1.92%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.92%) Equities
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (13.46%) Data Integration
3 7 (13.46%) ETL
4 5 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (9.62%) Scrum
4 5 (9.62%) SDLC
5 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.77%) OO
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.85%) Data Security
7 2 (3.85%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.85%) Fund Management
7 2 (3.85%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (86.54%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) PL/SQL
3 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
4 6 (11.54%) Java
4 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.77%) Python
7 1 (1.92%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (1.92%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.62%) Informatica
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau