Period
to 16 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £386 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 16 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 135 77
Rank change year-on-year +16 -58 -3
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 67 63 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.38% 1.29% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.37% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 87
Scotland median daily rate £386 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% -3.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £248 £233 £264
90th Percentile £441 £430 £421
UK median daily rate £413 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +13.01% -2.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK median hourly rate £43.25 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +57.27% -21.43% -6.67%

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 4619 4594 5835
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 93.85% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2609 2689 2994
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -0.07% -2.64%
10th Percentile £230 £225 £238
90th Percentile £530 £494 £497
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 125 132
Scotland median hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -3.70% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.90 £42.80 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% +7.66%

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Developer in Scotland

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Developer in Scotland

SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Developer in Scotland

SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Developer in Scotland

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 SQL Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 October 2017. 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
Edinburgh +32 57 £385 +8.45% 2
Glasgow -22 7 £400 +23.08%
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Scotland region featuring SQL Developer in the job title.

1 60 (89.55%) SQL
2 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
3 26 (38.81%) Oracle
4 24 (35.82%) Finance
5 23 (34.33%) PL/SQL
5 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (25.37%) C#
8 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
9 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (16.42%) .NET
12 10 (14.93%) Scrum
13 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (11.94%) Java
14 8 (11.94%) ETL
14 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
15 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
16 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
16 6 (8.96%) Banking
16 6 (8.96%) Informatica
16 6 (8.96%) PowerCenter
16 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
16 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
16 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (8.96%) SDLC
16 6 (8.96%) Customer Engagement

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 4 (5.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (40.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.87%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (13.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle Database
5 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (8.96%) PowerCenter
6 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (7.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (4.48%) PowerPivot
10 2 (2.99%) Big Data
10 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
11 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.49%) Power BI
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.96%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.48%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) Bower
5 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 1 (1.49%) Hudson
6 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) WinForms
3 4 (5.97%) HTML
4 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.48%) CSS
5 2 (2.99%) jQuery
5 2 (2.99%) Node.js
5 2 (2.99%) RESTful
5 2 (2.99%) Sass
5 2 (2.99%) Spring
5 2 (2.99%) Web Services
6 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.49%) Flask
6 1 (1.49%) FpML
6 1 (1.49%) REST
6 1 (1.49%) WPF
6 1 (1.49%) XML
6 1 (1.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (1.49%) Fintech
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.49%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.99%) Unix
2 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.93%) Scrum
3 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (11.94%) ETL
5 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
6 6 (8.96%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.96%) SDLC
7 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.97%) OO
8 4 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.97%) TDD
8 4 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.48%) Front End Development
9 3 (4.48%) Fund Management
9 3 (4.48%) Investment Management
9 3 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.48%) SQL Optimisation
9 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) PL/SQL
3 17 (25.37%) C#
4 15 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 8 (11.94%) Java
6 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.96%) PowerShell
7 5 (7.46%) Python
8 3 (4.48%) Perl
9 2 (2.99%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (1.49%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Oracle
2 14 (20.90%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.96%) Informatica
4 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) Pega
5 1 (1.49%) RedGate
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) VMware