The median contractor rate for a SQL Developer was £370 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 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.

SQL Developer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 121 54
Rank change year-on-year +35 -67  
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Developer 31 30 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.43% 1.02% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.10% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 63
Median daily rate £370 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -1.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £256 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £416 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.55% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 2070 2727 2917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.61% 92.79% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1161 1526 1516
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 88
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.93 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.70% -19.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 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 +28 24 £375 +7.14% 2
Glasgow +1 5 £325 -3.70% 3
West Lothian - 2 £353 -
SQL Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
3 18 (36.73%) Oracle
4 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 16 (32.65%) .NET
6 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 9 (18.37%) ETL
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
9 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
10 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (10.20%) Unix
11 4 (8.16%) Marketing
11 4 (8.16%) Fund Management
11 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
11 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
11 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.16%) Java
11 4 (8.16%) JavaScript

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 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.12%) MS Access
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.08%) PowerCenter
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
5 1 (2.04%) Mockito
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.04%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) .NET
2 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
3 4 (8.16%) WinForms
4 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.12%) REST
5 2 (4.08%) HTML
5 2 (4.08%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
6 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.04%) Angular 2
6 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.04%) CSS
6 1 (2.04%) J2EE
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (2.04%) React
6 1 (2.04%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.04%) Equities
3 1 (2.04%) Fintech
3 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.37%) ETL
3 6 (12.24%) MVC
3 6 (12.24%) Scrum
4 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.16%) Fund Management
4 4 (8.16%) SDLC
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.12%) Investment Management
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
5 3 (6.12%) Web Development
6 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.08%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.08%) OO
6 2 (4.08%) Open Source
7 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (83.67%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) C#
2 17 (34.69%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.08%) ANSI SQL
5 2 (4.08%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Basel III
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) Informatica
4 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.04%) Netezza
4 1 (2.04%) Perforce