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SQL (Structured Query Language) is a database language programmers use to design tables, write queries, and store data. 

Depending on the platform used, there are different variations of SQL, but they all perform the same basic functions: retrieve, add, edit, and delete database data.

As a result, companies are looking for SQL programmers for hire. They want to streamline their data processes, and they know that hiring a talented developer can transform their business.

However, the demand for these devs increases as the language gets even more popular. This makes it difficult to find SQL programmers for hire. Hiring SQL developers who aren’t the right fit for your company can also cost you thousands of dollars.

That’s where we come in. At, we help companies of all sizes –from Fortune 500s to startups – hire SQL developers for full-time and part-time positions. Our average time to hire is 13 days. 

And instead of non-technical recruiters, we have a team of senior developers who run our vetting and matching. This process means we can help you hire SQL programmers with minimal fuss.

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Hire SQL developers vetted by our team of senior engineers

Developers on our platform go through a rigorous screening process. This screening includes an algorithmic screening, a background check, and a live technical interview with one of our senior engineers. As a result, approximately 100 developers get to work with clients each month out of 1,000 who apply.

Hire fast

Hire SQL programmers in 13 days or less (our average time-to-hire).

Hire from a trusted pool of talent   

Hundreds of companies – from startups to Fortune 500s – have been served through our platform. Moreover, 70% of currently engaged developers have 10+ years of software experience.

Hire SQL programmers

Let Gun help you find your perfect SQL developer (or three) for your company. Begin your search today!

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SQL Developer - Start in 13 days

1. Build your ideal candidate

Tell us the skills you require and chat with our talent team.

2. Receive your candidates

In 3-5 business days, you’ll be sent a shortlist of the best SQL developers for hire. There are no job posts or stacks of resumes to review—just a shortlist of great matches ready to work. 

You can then decide which candidates you’d like to chat with, and we’ll arrange the intro calls. One of our team will also sit in to help answer any questions.

3. Get started

Once contracts are in place and you’re ready to hire SQL developers, we’ll connect you. You can then work together as you see fit. We also support both parties as needed and handle hours tracking, billing, and payments.

At, we want you to be 100% satisfied, so we’ll keep helping you hire SQL programmers if you have any problems.

How to hire SQL developers

Why hire a SQL developer?

If you need your website to serve information from a database or users to enter password information to log in to your app, you’ll likely need a SQL developer.

Most expert SQL programmers know SQL, C++, and/or Java. They also know that being hacked or losing data is a real threat, so they make sure the data and code is secure for their projects.

One of the major perks of hiring a SQL developer is managing an ocean of data. Their expertise allows them to do more in less time and while using fewer company resources. 

Also, if you hire one who stays up to date on the ever-changing industry, they’ll be able to keep your systems running smoothly.

How do I hire SQL developers?

To hire SQL developers, you must define your needs, post a job description, screen resumes, conduct interviews, test candidates’ skills, check references, and make an offer.

If this sounds overwhelming, don’t worry. Here at Gun, we’ve helped companies of all sizes – from Fortune 500s to startups – hire talented developers in an average of 13 days or less, so we know we can help you too.


How much does it cost to hire SQL developers with

We get a lot of questions about SQL programmers for hire and how much they’ll cost. The short answer is this: If you have a budget, we can design a solution to suit your needs. But planning for a future headcount is much easier when you have numbers and data. 

With this in mind, we don’t have standard prices on Instead, we offer flexible retainers based on your needs, the project, and the developers’ salary expectations. These retainers start at $5,000 per month. This price includes’s fee, and you’ll see the total price upfront on developers’ profiles. There are no extra fees.

To help you move forward and find SQL programmers for hire, we’ve gathered data from recent hires on the platform. These numbers represent the averages and ranges for developer costs within their respective experience and geography bands. 

This data is a great place to understand how companies you’re competing with think about their investment with each hire.

We recommend using this data as a guide. You’ll still need to consider other factors to determine the best SQL developers for hire.

How is different from other SQL developer hiring platforms?

We make hiring SQL developers effortless, whether for full-time or part-time roles. We streamline the hiring process, from sourcing and vetting candidates to matching you with top SQL programmers.

Our clients appreciate our quick and easy hiring experience, with an average time-to-hire of 13 days. In addition, we’ve implemented a strict vetting process and have built a network of top developers. As a result, our developers have an average of 10+ years of experience.

Here’s a percentage breakdown for approved devs in our network:

  • < 7 years: 11%
  • 7-9 years: 26%
  • 10-19 years: 47%
  • 20+ years: 16%

Can I hire a SQL developer part-time?

Yes, you can! At, you can hire SQL developers on a full-time, part-time, or contract-to-hire basis. 

Of the three, contract-to-hire is a favorite among our clients and developers. This is because contract-to-hire lets you roll the developer onto your project to see if they’re a good fit before hiring full-time.

Does only provide hiring services, or can I get project management support for my SQL project too?

Yes, you can (again!) can help you hire SQL developers on a full-time, part-time, or contract-to-hire basis, and provide project management support. 

We facilitate intro calls and support both parties as needed throughout the engagement. We also handle hours tracking, billing, and payments.

What can our SQL developers do for you?

Our SQL developers can help you with the following:

  • Custom SQL development
  • Database management
  • Advanced SQL programming
  • Routine maintenance and support
  • Much more!

Meet available, vetted talent today

So are you looking to hire a SQL developer (or three) for your team? If so, we’ve got you covered. Click the button below so we can help you find SQL programmers for hire today!