Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Database Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Database Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 186 168
Rank change year-on-year -8 -18 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Database Developer 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.058% 0.080% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.084% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -3.70%
10th Percentile £254 £400 £268
90th Percentile £470 £400 £425
UK median daily rate £450 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +19.21% -5.63% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,941 4,773 3,884
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.69% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,716 2,760 2,259
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -1.36%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 128 119
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +15.47% -15.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.03 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.41 £42.73 £44.60
UK median hourly rate £18.53 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.91% +3.89% -

Database Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Database Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Database Developer in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Database Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Database Developer in Scotland

Database Developer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Database Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -21 2 £438 +9.38% 1
West Lothian - 1 £235 -
Database Developer
UK

Database Developer Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, Database 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 Scotland region featuring Database Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Informatica
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Power BI
2 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation

Database Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Power BI
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ab Initio
1 1 (33.33%) Informatica
1 1 (33.33%) Tableau