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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 81 98 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 46 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.13% 1.03% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.64% 5.83% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 33
Median daily rate £327 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.64% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
477 566 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.08% 17.75% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 316 371
Median daily rate £350 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Median hourly rate £42.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £32.43 £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +34.20%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +19 30 £423 +20.71% 4
Edinburgh +23 6 £413 -15.81% 2
West Lothian +9 4 £325 -
Fife +4 4 £275 -6.77%
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 74 (69.16%) SQL
3 57 (53.27%) Unix
4 56 (52.34%) Linux
4 56 (52.34%) DB2
5 55 (51.40%) Java
6 51 (47.66%) Sybase
7 45 (42.06%) Spring
8 43 (40.19%) SDLC
9 42 (39.25%) Oracle
9 42 (39.25%) Perl
10 41 (38.32%) JUnit
11 40 (37.38%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (35.51%) Finance
13 35 (32.71%) J2SE
14 33 (30.84%) OO
14 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (29.91%) JMS
15 32 (29.91%) OOD
15 32 (29.91%) Oracle Database
16 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
17 23 (21.50%) Data Modelling
17 23 (21.50%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (21.50%) Performance Tuning
18 21 (19.63%) Front Office
19 16 (14.95%) PL/SQL
19 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
20 14 (13.08%) Equity Derivative
20 14 (13.08%) Multithreading
21 13 (12.15%) ETL

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 5 (4.67%) JBoss
2 2 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) Confluence
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.93%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Office
2 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
1 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 56 (52.34%) DB2
3 32 (29.91%) Oracle Database
4 23 (21.50%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (14.95%) SQL Server
6 13 (12.15%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (11.21%) MongoDB
8 7 (6.54%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
9 6 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (5.61%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 6 (5.61%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (4.67%) Big Data
10 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
10 5 (4.67%) IBM PureData
10 5 (4.67%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.93%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 41 (38.32%) JUnit
2 11 (10.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (5.61%) PVCS
4 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.87%) Ant
5 2 (1.87%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.87%) Hudson
5 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) JIRA
5 2 (1.87%) Maven
5 2 (1.87%) Subversion
5 2 (1.87%) Toad
6 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.93%) Grunt
6 1 (0.93%) gulp
6 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.93%) Selenium
6 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) YouTrack
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 21 (19.63%) Front Office
3 12 (11.21%) Banking
4 9 (8.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.67%) Billing
6 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.80%) Law
8 2 (1.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (55.14%) Developer
2 38 (35.51%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.28%) C++ Developer
4 9 (8.41%) DBA
4 9 (8.41%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
5 8 (7.48%) Architect
5 8 (7.48%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.54%) Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Data Architect
7 6 (5.61%) Analyst
7 6 (5.61%) Scala Developer
8 5 (4.67%) Big Data Architect
8 5 (4.67%) Designer
9 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Senior Oracle Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Software Verification Engineer
9 4 (3.74%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (42.06%) Spring
2 35 (32.71%) J2SE
3 32 (29.91%) JMS
4 5 (4.67%) SOAP
5 4 (3.74%) HTML
5 4 (3.74%) Middleware
5 4 (3.74%) Web Services
6 3 (2.80%) .NET
6 3 (2.80%) CSS
6 3 (2.80%) JSON
6 3 (2.80%) REST
6 3 (2.80%) XML
7 2 (1.87%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.87%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.87%) Drools
7 2 (1.87%) J2EE
7 2 (1.87%) JDBC
7 2 (1.87%) OC4J
7 2 (1.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 40 (37.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.08%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.48%) Data Integration
3 8 (7.48%) Equities
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.80%) Derivative
5 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.87%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 57 (53.27%) Unix
2 56 (52.34%) Linux
3 5 (4.67%) Solaris
3 5 (4.67%) Windows
4 3 (2.80%) AIX
5 2 (1.87%) Tru64
6 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.19%) SDLC
2 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.84%) OO
3 32 (29.91%) OOD
4 26 (24.30%) Software Engineering
5 23 (21.50%) Data Modelling
5 23 (21.50%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (13.08%) Multithreading
7 13 (12.15%) ETL
8 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.21%) Database Tuning
9 9 (8.41%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.48%) SOA
11 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.61%) Automated Testing
12 6 (5.61%) Investment Management
12 6 (5.61%) Logical Data Model
12 6 (5.61%) Physical Data Model
12 6 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.61%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.16%) SQL
2 55 (51.40%) Java
3 42 (39.25%) Perl
4 16 (14.95%) PL/SQL
5 11 (10.28%) C++
6 6 (5.61%) Scala
7 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.67%) Python
8 4 (3.74%) VBA
9 2 (1.87%) C#
9 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.87%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.93%) Clojure
10 1 (0.93%) Haskell
10 1 (0.93%) Lisp
10 1 (0.93%) Ruby
10 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.61%) Degree
3 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.74%) ISEB
4 4 (3.74%) OCP
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.87%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) HDFS
2 1 (0.93%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.93%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.93%) logstash
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) rkt
3 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.93%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 51 (47.66%) Sybase
2 42 (39.25%) Oracle
3 12 (11.21%) MicroStrategy
4 11 (10.28%) Talend
5 6 (5.61%) IBM
6 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.67%) Netezza
7 2 (1.87%) HP
7 2 (1.87%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) Perforce
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.93%) Splunk
8 1 (0.93%) Telerik
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) VMware
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