The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 68 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 36 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 1.35% 1.09%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.09% 5.98% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 25 16
Median daily rate £325 £320 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -24.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £215 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
396 585 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.96% 22.64% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 343 322
Median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -47.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing RDBMS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
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 RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 January 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 +31 15 £345 -23.33% 3
Glasgow +10 12 £375 +49.25% 3
West Lothian - 6 £325 -
Renfrewshire +17 2 £315 -3.07%
Fife -3 2 £300 -6.25%
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 56 (77.78%) SQL
3 35 (48.61%) Oracle
4 33 (45.83%) Unix
5 31 (43.06%) Java
6 23 (31.94%) PL/SQL
6 23 (31.94%) Finance
6 23 (31.94%) Oracle Database
7 22 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
7 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (30.56%) Linux
8 20 (27.78%) Data Modelling
9 18 (25.00%) DB2
9 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (25.00%) SDLC
10 14 (19.44%) Sybase
10 14 (19.44%) Spring
11 13 (18.06%) Perl
11 13 (18.06%) CRM
12 12 (16.67%) Middleware
12 12 (16.67%) Law
12 12 (16.67%) Change Control
13 11 (15.28%) JUnit
14 10 (13.89%) Banking
14 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
15 9 (12.50%) Billing
15 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
15 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (12.50%) J2SE
16 8 (11.11%) Intel Security

RDBMS
Top Related 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 7 (9.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.17%) JBoss
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.78%) CICS
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) MS Office
2 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (31.94%) Oracle Database
3 18 (25.00%) DB2
4 9 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.94%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.39%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (15.28%) JUnit
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.17%) PVCS
2 3 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (2.78%) MSI
3 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.39%) Toad
General
1 23 (31.94%) Finance
2 12 (16.67%) Law
3 10 (13.89%) Banking
4 9 (12.50%) Billing
4 9 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.67%) Consultant
3 12 (16.67%) Database Designer
3 12 (16.67%) Designer
4 9 (12.50%) Database Consultant
4 9 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) DBA
6 6 (8.33%) Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) SIEM Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Scala Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.56%) Software Verification Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Verification Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) Spring
2 12 (16.67%) Middleware
3 9 (12.50%) J2SE
4 7 (9.72%) JMS
5 5 (6.94%) XML
6 4 (5.56%) .NET
7 3 (4.17%) OC4J
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (2.78%) CSS
8 2 (2.78%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.78%) HTML
8 2 (2.78%) Web Services
8 2 (2.78%) XSD
9 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.39%) HTML5
9 1 (1.39%) iBATIS
9 1 (1.39%) JSON
9 1 (1.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.94%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (5.56%) Replication
5 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.78%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.39%) Derivative
7 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (45.83%) Unix
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 8 (11.11%) Windows
4 3 (4.17%) AIX
4 3 (4.17%) Tru64
4 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.78%) MVS
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (30.56%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (27.78%) Data Modelling
3 18 (25.00%) SDLC
4 13 (18.06%) CRM
5 12 (16.67%) Change Control
6 8 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 7 (9.72%) SOA
8 6 (8.33%) OO
8 6 (8.33%) SIEM
8 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.94%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.94%) ETL
9 5 (6.94%) Manual Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
10 4 (5.56%) Scrum
10 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (77.78%) SQL
2 31 (43.06%) Java
3 23 (31.94%) PL/SQL
4 13 (18.06%) Perl
5 6 (8.33%) Python
6 5 (6.94%) Scala
7 4 (5.56%) VBA
8 3 (4.17%) C#
8 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.78%) C++
9 2 (2.78%) COBOL
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.78%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) Clojure
10 1 (1.39%) Haskell
10 1 (1.39%) Lisp
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) ISEB
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Degree
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Oracle
2 14 (19.44%) Sybase
3 8 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 3 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (4.17%) Talend
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.78%) VMware
6 1 (1.39%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.39%) Progress
6 1 (1.39%) Teradata
6 1 (1.39%) Twitter