Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 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 Server Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 126 127
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 -19
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 13 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.047% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.049% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £368 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +4.26% +6.02%
10th Percentile £270 £359 £270
90th Percentile £475 £376 £393
Scotland median daily rate £400 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% -3.70%
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 2821 2049 3049
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 96.61% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1199 1573
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -3.03%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £258
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £356 £365
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.47% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 26
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 £10.99
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.91 £40.32
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, SQL Server 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 Server Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) C#
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
5 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) SDLC
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.69%) Web Development

SQL Server 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Integration
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft