The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 101 87 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -34
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 31 41 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 1.51% 2.82%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.87% 6.95% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 36
Average daily rate £320 £431 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.79% +32.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £349
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £15.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £125.00 £29.25
% change year-on-year
-68.00% +327.35%
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
528 590 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.72% 21.72% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 345 247
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.78% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.06%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 12 £265 -40.28% 5
Stirling +11 7 £277 -
Fife +5 4 £320 -8.57%
Edinburgh -19 4 £450 +7.14% 3
Renfrewshire - 4 £330 -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 56 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 27 (48.21%) Oracle
3 26 (46.43%) SQL
4 23 (41.07%) Java
5 15 (26.79%) Windows
5 15 (26.79%) Finance
6 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 13 (23.21%) Linux
7 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.21%) OO
8 12 (21.43%) ETL
8 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
9 11 (19.64%) SDLC
9 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
10 10 (17.86%) C#
10 10 (17.86%) XML
10 10 (17.86%) Python
10 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
10 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
11 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
11 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.07%) .NET
11 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.29%) WinForms
12 8 (14.29%) Project Management
12 8 (14.29%) C++
12 8 (14.29%) Perl
12 8 (14.29%) VBScript

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) Documentum
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.71%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (12.50%) BusinessObjects XI
5 7 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.14%) DB2
7 2 (3.57%) Big Data
7 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.79%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 7 (12.50%) Hudson
2 7 (12.50%) MSI
2 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.14%) JUnit
3 4 (7.14%) Maven
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.57%) jMock
5 2 (3.57%) Mockito
5 2 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (1.79%) ERwin
6 1 (1.79%) Gradle
6 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Business Developer
3 7 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Software Verification Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (7.14%) Verification Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Data Architect
5 3 (5.36%) DBA
5 3 (5.36%) Development Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Leader
6 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) XML
2 9 (16.07%) .NET
3 8 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 8 (14.29%) WinForms
3 8 (14.29%) WPF
4 7 (12.50%) ELK Stack
4 7 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (12.50%) XSD
5 6 (10.71%) Spring
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.14%) JMS
7 4 (7.14%) jQuery
7 4 (7.14%) SOAP
8 3 (5.36%) CSS
8 3 (5.36%) HTML
8 3 (5.36%) JSP
8 3 (5.36%) REST
9 2 (3.57%) JDBC
9 2 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 13 (23.21%) Linux
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (23.21%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) ETL
4 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (19.64%) SDLC
5 10 (17.86%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (16.07%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Web Development
8 7 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Change Management
8 7 (12.50%) DevOps
8 7 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Performance Management
8 7 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 7 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 5 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (46.43%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Java
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) C#
4 10 (17.86%) Python
5 8 (14.29%) C++
5 8 (14.29%) Perl
5 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 8 (14.29%) VBScript
6 7 (12.50%) C
6 7 (12.50%) COBOL
6 7 (12.50%) PL/1
6 7 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (10.71%) VB
8 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) ISEB
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Kibana
1 7 (12.50%) logstash
1 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.57%) Control-M
3 1 (1.79%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Oracle
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Sybase
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) Pega
5 1 (1.79%) Teradata
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