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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 92 81
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 18 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.44% 0.49%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.73% 2.01% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £375 £525 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +101.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £295 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £575 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

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 233 299 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 18.91% 22.00% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 346 276
Median daily rate £404 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £244 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.95 £26.00
% change year-on-year +18.93% +22.88%  

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 29 June 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 28 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (75.00%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) Banking
6 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
7 5 (17.86%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (14.29%) SIEM
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (14.29%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Law
8 4 (14.29%) McAfee
8 4 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
9 3 (10.71%) ETL
9 3 (10.71%) Linux
9 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.71%) ERwin
9 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
9 3 (10.71%) Replication

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 2 (7.14%) CMS
1 2 (7.14%) SAS
1 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
2 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.71%) Apache Hive
4 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (7.14%) Spatial Data
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.57%) Big Data
6 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.57%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) ERwin
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Ant
3 1 (3.57%) JMeter
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (17.86%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Database Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modeller
5 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Database Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Designer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Oracle DBA
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) WinForms
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.14%) RESTful
2 2 (7.14%) Spring
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) Hystrix
3 1 (3.57%) JPA
3 1 (3.57%) OAuth2
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
4 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (7.14%) NHS
4 2 (7.14%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Solaris
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
1 4 (14.29%) Scrum
1 4 (14.29%) SDLC
1 4 (14.29%) SIEM
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
2 3 (10.71%) ETL
3 2 (7.14%) Data Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Informatics
3 2 (7.14%) Kanban
3 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Korn
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCDBA
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Ansible
1 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (7.14%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.57%) CA
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Tableau
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