Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a SQL Server Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 161 172
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -29
Contract jobs requiring a SQL Server Developer 13 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.26% 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 21
Scotland median daily rate £400 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% -4.06%
10th Percentile £270 £222 £263
90th Percentile £475 £382 £388
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.26

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 4746 4065 5866
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.38% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2692 2377 3035
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £230
90th Percentile £530 £490 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 118 125
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £48.80
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

SQL Server Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server 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 Server Developer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQL Server Developer in Scotland

SQL Server 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 Server Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +5 13 £400 +8.84% 1
SQL Server Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland 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 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 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