Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 112 115
Rank change year-on-year +20 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 48 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.61% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.50% 4.07% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 6 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -8.82% +15.65%
10th Percentile £331 £344 £310
90th Percentile £538 £454 £550
Scotland median daily rate £413 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.44% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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 505 540 498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 16.90% 19.51% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 284 268
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £255
90th Percentile £544 £538 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.28% -8.17% +45.72%
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -62.55% +20.53% +11.03%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 48 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (56.25%) HTML
4 26 (54.17%) CSS
4 26 (54.17%) React
5 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
5 25 (52.08%) SQL
5 25 (52.08%) HTML5
5 25 (52.08%) CSS3
6 24 (50.00%) Oracle
7 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
8 18 (37.50%) MySQL
8 18 (37.50%) Microservices
9 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 16 (33.33%) .NET
10 15 (31.25%) Node.js
11 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
11 14 (29.17%) C#
11 14 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (27.08%) SDLC
12 13 (27.08%) MEAN Stack
12 13 (27.08%) Java
12 13 (27.08%) Finance
12 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
12 13 (27.08%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (25.00%) jQuery
13 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (25.00%) XML
13 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio

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 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
1 11 (22.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (37.50%) MySQL
3 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (29.17%) NoSQL
5 13 (27.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (27.08%) MongoDB
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (6.25%) Amazon Athena
8 3 (6.25%) Apache Hive
8 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
9 2 (4.17%) Big Data
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 11 (22.92%) NUnit
4 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 1 (2.08%) Ant
6 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Maven
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) International Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (70.83%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (20.83%) SharePoint Developer
4 7 (14.58%) Node.js Developer
4 7 (14.58%) React Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
7 4 (8.33%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 3 (6.25%) Data Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Data Scientist
8 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.17%) Architect
9 2 (4.17%) DBA
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
9 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) HTML
2 26 (54.17%) CSS
2 26 (54.17%) React
3 25 (52.08%) AngularJS
3 25 (52.08%) CSS3
3 25 (52.08%) HTML5
4 16 (33.33%) .NET
5 15 (31.25%) Node.js
6 14 (29.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 13 (27.08%) MEAN Stack
8 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
8 12 (25.00%) jQuery
8 12 (25.00%) XML
9 11 (22.92%) .NET Framework
9 11 (22.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (22.92%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (14.58%) Spring
11 5 (10.42%) Spring Boot
12 4 (8.33%) Kafka
13 3 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Fintech
3 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
1 3 (6.25%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (72.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Microservices
3 13 (27.08%) SDLC
4 12 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.00%) DevOps
5 11 (22.92%) Functional Testing
5 11 (22.92%) MVC
5 11 (22.92%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
7 4 (8.33%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Prototyping
8 3 (6.25%) Analytics
8 3 (6.25%) Data Science
8 3 (6.25%) Decision-Making
8 3 (6.25%) Experimental Design
8 3 (6.25%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.25%) Naive Bayes
8 3 (6.25%) Random Forest
8 3 (6.25%) Reinforcement Learning
8 3 (6.25%) Support Vector Machines
Programming Languages
1 25 (52.08%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (29.17%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) Java
5 11 (22.92%) PowerShell
5 11 (22.92%) TypeScript
6 6 (12.50%) Python
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 3 (6.25%) R
9 2 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (4.17%) Scala
10 1 (2.08%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.08%) IBM