Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 114 124
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 -34
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 22 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.62% 0.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.12% 2.83% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £388 £325 £257
90th Percentile £450 £551 £504
Scotland median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 - £65.00

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 534 459 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.35% 21.78% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 240 313
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £364 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.97% -9.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £265 £275
90th Percentile £529 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £396 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +13.21% -6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £49.63 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.56% +53.05% +31.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
% change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing RDBMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) Oracle
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 8 (36.36%) MySQL
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Maven
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (31.82%) CSS
7 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (27.27%) User Experience
8 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 6 (27.27%) jQuery
8 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 6 (27.27%) Analytics
8 6 (27.27%) JUnit
8 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
9 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
9 5 (22.73%) J2EE
10 4 (18.18%) JSP
10 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 4 (18.18%) OO
10 4 (18.18%) Spring
10 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) DB2
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 2 (9.09%) Spatial Data
6 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Maven
2 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) ERwin
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Law
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modeller
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) J2EE
5 4 (18.18%) JSP
5 4 (18.18%) Spring
6 3 (13.64%) DHTML
6 3 (13.64%) EJB
6 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
6 3 (13.64%) JMS
6 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 3 (13.64%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) RESTful
8 1 (4.55%) CSS3
8 1 (4.55%) HTML5
8 1 (4.55%) JPA
8 1 (4.55%) OAuth2
8 1 (4.55%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (27.27%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Informatics
6 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 2 (9.09%) OOD
6 2 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.55%) High Availability
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Microservices
7 1 (4.55%) Open Source
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle