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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 83 81
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 10 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.10% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.21% 2.57% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

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

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 161 311 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.69% 20.62% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 198 173
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £52.09 £15.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.23% -68.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 29 March 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 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (73.91%) SQL
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 10 (43.48%) Banking
5 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
5 9 (39.13%) Law
5 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
5 9 (39.13%) Oracle
6 7 (30.43%) SIEM
7 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
7 5 (21.74%) Java
7 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 4 (17.39%) Unix
8 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (13.04%) Change Control
9 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
9 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (13.04%) Middleware
9 3 (13.04%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) DB2
9 3 (13.04%) CRM
9 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
9 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence

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 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) DB2
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (4.35%) Big Data
5 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.35%) DataStage
5 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
5 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Ant
1 1 (4.35%) JMeter
1 1 (4.35%) JUnit
1 1 (4.35%) Maven
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) Banking
3 9 (39.13%) Law
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) Database Consultant
1 9 (39.13%) Security Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) SIEM Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Database Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL DBA
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) JPA
3 1 (4.35%) RESTful
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) SIEM
2 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Database Security
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) Data Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) MCDBA
1 2 (8.70%) MCITP
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Intel Security
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Ab Initio
2 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Teradata