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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 72 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 51 51 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.25% 1.56% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.16% 8.28% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 22
Median daily rate £425 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £483 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +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
557 616 576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.57% 18.85% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 327 292
Median daily rate £350 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £24.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.69% +39.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.18 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +32.00%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +13 38 £450 +26.76% 2
Edinburgh +3 5 £400 +8.84% 1
Fife +5 3 £275 -6.77%
West Lothian +8 2 £327 -0.98%
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 74 (68.52%) SQL
3 59 (54.63%) Java
4 56 (51.85%) DB2
5 55 (50.93%) Linux
6 54 (50.00%) Unix
7 52 (48.15%) Sybase
8 49 (45.37%) Spring
9 45 (41.67%) JUnit
10 44 (40.74%) Perl
10 44 (40.74%) Oracle
10 44 (40.74%) SDLC
11 42 (38.89%) Finance
12 40 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
14 37 (34.26%) OO
15 36 (33.33%) J2SE
16 35 (32.41%) OOD
17 33 (30.56%) Oracle Database
18 32 (29.63%) JMS
19 28 (25.93%) Software Engineering
20 25 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
21 24 (22.22%) Data Modelling
22 23 (21.30%) Front Office
23 21 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
24 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
25 17 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
26 16 (14.81%) Equity Derivative
27 15 (13.89%) Multithreading
28 14 (12.96%) Database Tuning

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 6 (5.56%) JBoss
2 4 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.93%) IIS
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) HTTP
1 2 (1.85%) LDAP
1 2 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 56 (51.85%) DB2
3 33 (30.56%) Oracle Database
4 25 (23.15%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
6 12 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (6.48%) Big Data
7 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.56%) Hadoop
9 5 (4.63%) IBM PureData
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle Exadata
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 5 (4.63%) Oracle9i Database
9 5 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.93%) DataStage
10 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 45 (41.67%) JUnit
2 10 (9.26%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.63%) PVCS
5 4 (3.70%) Cobertura
5 4 (3.70%) JBehave
5 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.78%) Ant
6 3 (2.78%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.78%) Hudson
6 3 (2.78%) JIRA
6 3 (2.78%) Maven
6 3 (2.78%) Subversion
7 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.85%) Gradle
7 2 (1.85%) Selenium
7 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 42 (38.89%) Finance
2 23 (21.30%) Front Office
3 14 (12.96%) Banking
4 12 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Legal
6 2 (1.85%) Billing
6 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (57.41%) Developer
2 41 (37.96%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 11 (10.19%) Analyst
4 11 (10.19%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.33%) Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Data Architect
7 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) DBA
8 7 (6.48%) Oracle DBA
9 6 (5.56%) Big Data Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (5.56%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
10 5 (4.63%) Scala Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Consultant
12 3 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
12 3 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) Spring
2 36 (33.33%) J2SE
3 32 (29.63%) JMS
4 9 (8.33%) SOAP
5 6 (5.56%) Java EE
5 6 (5.56%) JDBC
5 6 (5.56%) XML
6 5 (4.63%) JSON
7 4 (3.70%) .NET
7 4 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.70%) HTML
7 4 (3.70%) JPA
7 4 (3.70%) Web Services
8 2 (1.85%) Apache CXF
8 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.85%) CSS
8 2 (1.85%) Drools
8 2 (1.85%) J2EE
8 2 (1.85%) JSP
8 2 (1.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.81%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (9.26%) Equities
4 9 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 4 (3.70%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.78%) Derivative
7 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.93%) Clustering
8 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (50.93%) Linux
2 54 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (5.56%) Windows
4 5 (4.63%) Solaris
5 2 (1.85%) AIX
5 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) SDLC
2 38 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (34.26%) OO
4 35 (32.41%) OOD
5 28 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 24 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 21 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
8 17 (15.74%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (13.89%) Multithreading
10 14 (12.96%) Database Tuning
11 12 (11.11%) ETL
12 11 (10.19%) Unit Testing
13 10 (9.26%) Mentoring
14 9 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (8.33%) Kimball Methodology
15 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
16 7 (6.48%) Investment Management
16 7 (6.48%) Wealth Management
17 6 (5.56%) Automated Testing
17 6 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (68.52%) SQL
2 59 (54.63%) Java
3 44 (40.74%) Perl
4 13 (12.04%) C++
5 11 (10.19%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.56%) Scala
7 5 (4.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.63%) Python
8 4 (3.70%) C#
8 4 (3.70%) VBA
9 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.85%) Ruby
10 2 (1.85%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
11 1 (0.93%) PL/1
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.41%) ISEB
3 7 (6.48%) Degree
4 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) OCP
5 4 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 6 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.85%) Docker
3 2 (1.85%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (3.70%) BladeLogic
3 2 (1.85%) Ansible
3 2 (1.85%) CA Wily
3 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.85%) logstash
3 2 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) Puppet
3 2 (1.85%) rkt
3 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.85%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 52 (48.15%) Sybase
2 44 (40.74%) Oracle
3 11 (10.19%) MicroStrategy
4 10 (9.26%) Talend
5 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.56%) IBM
7 5 (4.63%) Netezza
8 3 (2.78%) VMware
9 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.85%) Google
9 2 (1.85%) HP
9 2 (1.85%) Jaspersoft
9 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.85%) Splunk
10 1 (0.93%) Perforce
10 1 (0.93%) Telerik
10 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
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