Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 77 119
Rank change year-on-year -24 +42 -47
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 37 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.81% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 21
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +3.93% -3.78%
10th Percentile £324 £263 £308
90th Percentile £438 £434 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 2,867 2,150 2,709
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.94% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,629 1,309 1,496
Edinburgh median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £266
90th Percentile £563 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 18
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.68 £18.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.65% +16.98% -8.32%
10th Percentile £10.28 £12.55 £10.93
90th Percentile £39.05 £43.39 £48.49
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -35.00% +20.48% +6.41%

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 July 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 19 July 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 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) PL/SQL
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) Oracle
5 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (27.03%) .NET
6 10 (27.03%) C#
7 9 (24.32%) ETL
8 6 (16.22%) WinForms
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Java
9 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.81%) Informatica
10 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
10 4 (10.81%) Spring
10 4 (10.81%) API Development
10 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (10.81%) WCF
11 3 (8.11%) Big Data
11 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
11 3 (8.11%) Power BI
11 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
4 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (8.11%) Big Data
5 3 (8.11%) Power BI
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Mockito
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 6 (16.22%) WinForms
3 4 (10.81%) Spring
3 4 (10.81%) WCF
4 2 (5.41%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.41%) PostGIS
4 2 (5.41%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.70%) Fintech
2 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (24.32%) ETL
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) API Development
6 3 (8.11%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Data Transformation
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.41%) SDLC
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) PL/SQL
3 10 (27.03%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) HQL
5 2 (5.41%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) Java 8
6 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.81%) Informatica
4 2 (5.41%) Talend
5 1 (2.70%) Vermilion