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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 90 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 56 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.93% 1.34% 1.42%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.52% 6.34% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 17
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £428 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £46.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-15.76% +29.57%
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
588 615 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.26% 21.11% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 327 300
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +94.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £29.80 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.07%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +15 34 £400 +10.34% 2
Edinburgh -1 9 £375 - 3
Stirling +2 6 £550 +22.22%
Renfrewshire - 5 £317 -
Aberdeen +8 1 - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 87 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 54 (62.07%) SQL
3 44 (50.57%) Java
4 37 (42.53%) Linux
5 35 (40.23%) Oracle
6 33 (37.93%) OO
7 31 (35.63%) SDLC
8 29 (33.33%) Unix
8 29 (33.33%) Spring
9 28 (32.18%) JUnit
9 28 (32.18%) Sybase
9 28 (32.18%) DB2
10 25 (28.74%) OOD
10 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (27.59%) Oracle Database
11 24 (27.59%) Perl
12 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (25.29%) J2SE
12 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (24.14%) Finance
14 20 (22.99%) JMS
15 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
16 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
17 17 (19.54%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (19.54%) Front Office
18 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
19 14 (16.09%) Banking
20 12 (13.79%) ETL
20 12 (13.79%) Windows
20 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared

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 (8.05%) JBoss
2 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.30%) Confluence
4 2 (2.30%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
1 2 (2.30%) LDAP
1 2 (2.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 28 (32.18%) DB2
3 24 (27.59%) Oracle Database
4 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
5 17 (19.54%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (9.20%) Big Data
7 8 (9.20%) BusinessObjects XI
8 6 (6.90%) Hadoop
9 5 (5.75%) MongoDB
10 4 (4.60%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
12 2 (2.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 2 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 1 (1.15%) DataStage
13 1 (1.15%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) JUnit
2 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.90%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.75%) Cobertura
4 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.75%) Hudson
4 5 (5.75%) JBehave
4 5 (5.75%) MSI
4 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.45%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.45%) Maven
5 3 (3.45%) Subversion
6 2 (2.30%) Ant
6 2 (2.30%) Gradle
6 2 (2.30%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) PVCS
6 2 (2.30%) Selenium
6 2 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 17 (19.54%) Front Office
3 14 (16.09%) Banking
4 11 (12.64%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (59.77%) Developer
2 30 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Business Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Business Objects Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (9.20%) DBA
6 7 (8.05%) Architect
6 7 (8.05%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Big Data Architect
7 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Data Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
9 2 (2.30%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.30%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.33%) Spring
2 22 (25.29%) J2SE
3 20 (22.99%) JMS
4 11 (12.64%) XML
5 8 (9.20%) .NET
5 8 (9.20%) Hibernate
5 8 (9.20%) Java EE
5 8 (9.20%) JDBC
5 8 (9.20%) SOAP
6 6 (6.90%) JPA
6 6 (6.90%) JSON
6 6 (6.90%) JSP
6 6 (6.90%) WinForms
6 6 (6.90%) WPF
7 5 (5.75%) HTML
7 5 (5.75%) XSD
8 4 (4.60%) Servlets
9 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (28.74%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Equities
3 9 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (6.90%) Data Integration
5 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.30%) Derivative
7 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.53%) Linux
2 29 (33.33%) Unix
3 12 (13.79%) Windows
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.75%) Solaris
6 2 (2.30%) AIX
6 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.93%) OO
2 31 (35.63%) SDLC
3 25 (28.74%) OOD
4 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (25.29%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (20.69%) Software Engineering
6 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 12 (13.79%) ETL
7 12 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.34%) Database Tuning
11 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
11 8 (9.20%) Web Development
12 7 (8.05%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (8.05%) Project Management
13 6 (6.90%) Investment Management
13 6 (6.90%) Multithreading
13 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) SQL
2 44 (50.57%) Java
3 24 (27.59%) Perl
4 11 (12.64%) C++
5 9 (10.34%) C#
5 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.34%) Python
6 7 (8.05%) PL/SQL
7 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.90%) VBScript
8 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.75%) C
8 5 (5.75%) COBOL
8 5 (5.75%) PL/1
8 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.60%) VB
10 2 (2.30%) Ruby
10 2 (2.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Degree
4 5 (5.75%) ISEB
5 4 (4.60%) OCP
5 4 (4.60%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Data Quality
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (2.30%) Docker
3 2 (2.30%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.15%) HDFS
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (5.75%) BladeLogic
2 5 (5.75%) logstash
2 5 (5.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) Kibana
3 3 (3.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.30%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 35 (40.23%) Oracle
2 28 (32.18%) Sybase
3 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.05%) VMware
5 3 (3.45%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.30%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) Pega
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.30%) Splunk
6 2 (2.30%) Talend
7 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.15%) IBM