The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 82 84 65
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 12 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.14% 1.57%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.18% 0.69% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
Average daily rate £363 - £408
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 - £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £46.09 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +26.27%
RDBMS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
287 289 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.71% 19.99% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 177 122
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.10 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.80% -8.28%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS.

1 17 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) JDBC
3 7 (41.18%) SOAP
3 7 (41.18%) JBoss
3 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (41.18%) Java EE
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Python
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) JUnit
5 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
5 5 (29.41%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) BladeLogic
5 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) JPA
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
5 5 (29.41%) JBehave
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 5 (29.41%) Cobertura
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) Banking
6 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Mentoring

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (41.18%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (11.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) LDAP
1 2 (11.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (41.18%) Oracle Database
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (17.65%) DB2
5 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
5 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
5 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.88%) Data Mart
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) Cobertura
2 5 (29.41%) JBehave
2 5 (29.41%) JUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.76%) Ant
4 2 (11.76%) Artifactory
4 2 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (11.76%) ClearCase
4 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
4 2 (11.76%) Gradle
4 2 (11.76%) Grunt
4 2 (11.76%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (11.76%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Database Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 1 (5.88%) Finance Modeller
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) Java EE
1 7 (41.18%) JDBC
1 7 (41.18%) SOAP
2 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 5 (29.41%) JPA
2 5 (29.41%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) Drools
4 2 (11.76%) J2EE
4 2 (11.76%) JSP
4 2 (11.76%) Servlets
4 2 (11.76%) XML
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (5.88%) Sass
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) AIX
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (29.41%) BDD
2 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Data Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 2 (11.76%) Open Source
5 2 (11.76%) Process Management
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.88%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
1 2 (11.76%) VirtualBox
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) BladeLogic
2 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
3 2 (11.76%) Ansible
3 2 (11.76%) CA Wily
3 2 (11.76%) logstash
3 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (11.76%) Puppet
3 2 (11.76%) Zenoss
4 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (11.76%) Google
3 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) Splunk
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Teradata