The median contractor rate for a Senior SQL Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Senior SQL Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 150 136
Rank change year-on-year +42 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior SQL Developer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.14% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £250 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.00% -34.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £250 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £350 £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £354 £325 £415
% change year-on-year +8.84% -21.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2047 2683 2885
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.56% 92.68% 95.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 1497 1490
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 58 86
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.93 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.50% -20.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior SQL Developer in Scotland

Senior SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior SQL Developer in Scotland

Senior SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior SQL Developer in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior SQL Developer in Scotland

Senior SQL 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 Senior SQL Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 3 £425 +13.33% 1
Senior SQL Developer
UK

Senior SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Scotland region featuring Senior SQL Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Spring
4 1 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Senior SQL 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 (20.00%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (20.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle