The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 26 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 87 59
Rank change year-on-year +29 -28  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 24 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.98% 0.83% 1.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.26% 3.82% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 14
Median daily rate £369 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% -9.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £563 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database 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 234 288 280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 19.26% 21.75% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 153 161
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
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 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Edinburgh

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Edinburgh

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 27 (64.29%) RDBMS
3 17 (40.48%) Oracle
4 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 10 (23.81%) Java
6 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (19.05%) Linux
8 7 (16.67%) Banking
8 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
9 6 (14.29%) Finance
9 6 (14.29%) Web Services
9 6 (14.29%) Windows
9 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
10 5 (11.90%) C#
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.90%) MCITP
10 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
10 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (9.52%) Web Development
11 4 (9.52%) SIEM
11 4 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
11 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.52%) Law

Relational Database
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 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) SAS
1 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Route 53
2 1 (2.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
1 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (4.76%) SSL
1 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (64.29%) RDBMS
2 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.14%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.76%) Big Data
8 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (4.76%) Spatial Data
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.38%) DataStage
9 1 (2.38%) MySQL
9 1 (2.38%) PowerCenter
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) ERwin
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
3 2 (4.76%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
4 1 (2.38%) Mockito
4 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Banking
2 6 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (9.52%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 13 (30.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) DBA
5 6 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 6 (14.29%) SQL DBA
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Database Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Data Modeller
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
8 2 (4.76%) Database Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) HTML
2 4 (9.52%) WSDL
2 4 (9.52%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) XML Messaging
3 3 (7.14%) Spring
3 3 (7.14%) WinForms
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.76%) CSS
4 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) GWT
5 1 (2.38%) HTML5
5 1 (2.38%) JPA
5 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.38%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.38%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Replication
5 2 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.76%) NHS
5 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) SDLC
3 7 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) ETL
4 4 (9.52%) MVC
4 4 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Scrum
4 4 (9.52%) SIEM
4 4 (9.52%) Web Development
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Statistics
6 2 (4.76%) Analytics
6 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) C#
5 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Korn
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.38%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) MCITP
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) MCSA
4 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.76%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.38%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle
2 4 (9.52%) McAfee
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.76%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Informatica
5 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.38%) Tableau
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