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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 84 109 94
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 37 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.88% 0.94% 1.25%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.51% 4.39% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 17
Median daily rate £338 £340 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% -17.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
RDBMS
UK

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
435 615 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.07% 21.47% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 360 390
Median daily rate £375 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.44 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+49.37% -22.90%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +6 17 £375 +41.50% 5
Edinburgh +25 10 £470 +4.44% 4
West Lothian - 7 £325 -
Renfrewshire -4 2 £315 -1.56%
Fife +1 1 £275 -14.06%
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 65 (73.86%) SQL
3 44 (50.00%) Unix
4 43 (48.86%) Java
5 41 (46.59%) Oracle
6 36 (40.91%) DB2
7 35 (39.77%) Linux
8 31 (35.23%) Finance
9 30 (34.09%) Sybase
10 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (31.82%) Spring
11 27 (30.68%) Perl
11 27 (30.68%) SDLC
12 26 (29.55%) Oracle Database
13 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (27.27%) Data Modelling
15 23 (26.14%) JUnit
15 23 (26.14%) Performance Tuning
16 21 (23.86%) PL/SQL
17 18 (20.45%) J2SE
18 16 (18.18%) JMS
19 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
19 15 (17.05%) OO
19 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
20 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
21 12 (13.64%) MongoDB
21 12 (13.64%) OOD
22 11 (12.50%) ETL
23 10 (11.36%) CRM
24 9 (10.23%) Change Control

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 8 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.27%) CICS
3 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) GitHub
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 36 (40.91%) DB2
3 26 (29.55%) Oracle Database
4 15 (17.05%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (17.05%) SQL Server
5 12 (13.64%) MongoDB
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
7 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (4.55%) IBM PureData
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.14%) PowerPivot
11 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) JUnit
2 8 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (4.55%) PVCS
4 2 (2.27%) MSI
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.14%) Ant
5 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.14%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.14%) Hudson
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) Maven
5 1 (1.14%) Mockito
5 1 (1.14%) Subversion
5 1 (1.14%) Toad
5 1 (1.14%) YouTrack
General
1 31 (35.23%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Billing
2 8 (9.09%) Law
3 7 (7.95%) Front Office
3 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.36%) Designer
4 9 (10.23%) Consultant
4 9 (10.23%) Database Designer
5 7 (7.95%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) DBA
5 7 (7.95%) Scala Developer
6 6 (6.82%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Database Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Software Verification Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Verification Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (31.82%) Spring
2 18 (20.45%) J2SE
3 16 (18.18%) JMS
4 9 (10.23%) Middleware
5 6 (6.82%) XML
6 5 (5.68%) .NET
7 4 (4.55%) Web Services
8 3 (3.41%) CSS
8 3 (3.41%) HTML
8 3 (3.41%) OC4J
8 3 (3.41%) REST
8 3 (3.41%) SOAP
9 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.27%) Apache CXF
9 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.27%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.27%) JSON
9 2 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.41%) Replication
6 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.14%) Clustering
7 1 (1.14%) Derivative
7 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.00%) Unix
2 35 (39.77%) Linux
3 8 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) AIX
4 3 (3.41%) Tru64
4 3 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.27%) MVS
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.68%) SDLC
3 24 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 23 (26.14%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (17.05%) OO
6 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
7 12 (13.64%) OOD
8 11 (12.50%) ETL
9 10 (11.36%) CRM
10 9 (10.23%) Change Control
10 9 (10.23%) Multithreading
11 8 (9.09%) SOA
12 6 (6.82%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.82%) Scrum
12 6 (6.82%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (5.68%) Data Analysis
13 5 (5.68%) Manual Testing
13 5 (5.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (73.86%) SQL
2 43 (48.86%) Java
3 27 (30.68%) Perl
4 21 (23.86%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.95%) Scala
6 6 (6.82%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) Python
7 5 (5.68%) VBA
8 4 (4.55%) C#
8 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.41%) VB
10 2 (2.27%) COBOL
10 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.14%) Clojure
11 1 (1.14%) Haskell
11 1 (1.14%) Lisp
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) Degree
2 3 (3.41%) ISEB
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (46.59%) Oracle
2 30 (34.09%) Sybase
3 8 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (9.09%) Talend
4 5 (5.68%) IBM
5 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.55%) Netezza
6 2 (2.27%) HP
6 2 (2.27%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) Progress
7 1 (1.14%) Telerik
7 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.14%) Twitter