Period
to 23 March 2019

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 23 March 2019 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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 104 80
Rank change year-on-year +21 -24 +46
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 48 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.89% 1.16% 1.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.67% 6.69% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.15% -21.21%
10th Percentile £383 £395 £292
90th Percentile £549 £640 £478
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £344
% change year-on-year +5.56% +30.91% +2.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 450 493 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.74% 17.35% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 284 175
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -8.75%
10th Percentile £313 £310 £271
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £32.50 £111.50 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.85% +114.42% +160.00%
10th Percentile £30.50 £111.25 £45.22
90th Percentile £34.50 £111.75 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £12.50 £42.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -70.24% +4.35% +114.67%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019, 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 26 (54.17%) Oracle
3 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) MySQL
4 18 (37.50%) React
4 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 18 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 18 (37.50%) Node.js
5 17 (35.42%) AngularJS
5 17 (35.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (35.42%) DevOps
5 17 (35.42%) Microservices
5 17 (35.42%) MEAN Stack
5 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
6 16 (33.33%) HTML
6 16 (33.33%) CSS
6 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 16 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 15 (31.25%) CSS3
7 15 (31.25%) HTML5
7 15 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 15 (31.25%) Finance
8 13 (27.08%) Banking
8 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.00%) SAN
9 12 (25.00%) SQL
9 12 (25.00%) Firewall
9 12 (25.00%) Public Cloud
9 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (20.83%) Java

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 3 (6.25%) JBoss
1 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.08%) Apache
3 1 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Serverless
2 1 (2.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
1 12 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.17%) DHCP
2 2 (4.17%) Skype
3 1 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (2.08%) MPLS
3 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 18 (37.50%) MySQL
2 18 (37.50%) NoSQL
3 17 (35.42%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
4 6 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.17%) Informix
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.08%) Data Lake
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Ant
1 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) git-flow
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Maven
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Developer
2 16 (33.33%) Architect
2 16 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (22.92%) Node.js Developer
5 10 (20.83%) React Developer
6 7 (14.58%) HTML CSS Developer
6 7 (14.58%) HTML Developer
7 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (8.33%) Data Architect
8 4 (8.33%) DBA
9 3 (6.25%) Integration Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (4.17%) Scala Developer
10 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (37.50%) Node.js
1 18 (37.50%) React
2 17 (35.42%) AngularJS
2 17 (35.42%) MEAN Stack
3 16 (33.33%) CSS
3 16 (33.33%) HTML
4 15 (31.25%) CSS3
4 15 (31.25%) HTML5
4 15 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.25%) .NET
5 3 (6.25%) EJB
5 3 (6.25%) JMS
6 2 (4.17%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (4.17%) J2EE
6 2 (4.17%) JAX-WS
6 2 (4.17%) JDBC
6 2 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.08%) LESS
7 1 (2.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) DevOps
2 17 (35.42%) Microservices
3 16 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) Asset Management
6 5 (10.42%) TOGAF
7 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) Investment Management
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.17%) Scala
6 1 (2.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.25%) XenApp
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (2.08%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 26 (54.17%) Oracle
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) IBM
3 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) EMC
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) HP
5 1 (2.08%) Veritas