The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 28 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 9 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.72% 1.72% 3.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.82% 9.52% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 15
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £315 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £470 £450
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 Glasgow with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 132 105 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 25.19% 18.10% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 139
Median daily rate £375 £348 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.91% -9.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.61 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.39 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing RDBMS in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Glasgow

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (81.82%) SQL
3 14 (63.64%) Unix
4 13 (59.09%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) Oracle
5 11 (50.00%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (36.36%) Spring
7 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
7 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
9 5 (22.73%) Sybase
9 5 (22.73%) XML
9 5 (22.73%) SDLC
10 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (18.18%) OO
10 4 (18.18%) JMS
10 4 (18.18%) OOD
10 4 (18.18%) DB2
11 3 (13.64%) JUnit
11 3 (13.64%) SOAP
11 3 (13.64%) J2SE
11 3 (13.64%) JBoss
11 3 (13.64%) AIX
11 3 (13.64%) Tru64
11 3 (13.64%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.64%) Mentoring

RDBMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (13.64%) JBoss
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) CICS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 4 (18.18%) DB2
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (9.09%) KDB
6 2 (9.09%) Kdb+
6 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
7 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) DBA
4 3 (13.64%) Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Progress DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Scala Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) JMS
5 3 (13.64%) J2SE
5 3 (13.64%) OC4J
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) JSP
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) iBATIS
7 1 (4.55%) J2EE
7 1 (4.55%) Java EE
7 1 (4.55%) jQuery
7 1 (4.55%) JSF
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Unix
2 11 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) AIX
3 3 (13.64%) Tru64
4 2 (9.09%) MVS
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) OOD
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) SQL
2 13 (59.09%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Sybase
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Progress
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter
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