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 25 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 31 46
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 20 42 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.06% 6.00% 3.00%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.49% 21.99% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 16
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
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 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 174 191 214
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 26.65% 27.29% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 124 108
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

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 25 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 29 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (75.86%) Java
2 22 (75.86%) SQL
3 19 (65.52%) Unix
4 15 (51.72%) Linux
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (34.48%) OO
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 9 (31.03%) Sybase
7 9 (31.03%) Spring
8 7 (24.14%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) XML
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
10 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
10 5 (17.24%) SOAP
10 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (17.24%) JMS
10 5 (17.24%) OOD
10 5 (17.24%) J2SE
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
10 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
10 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
10 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
10 5 (17.24%) SDLC
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (13.79%) SOA
11 4 (13.79%) JSP
11 4 (13.79%) DB2

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 2 (6.90%) JBoss
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (3.45%) Mule
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 4 (13.79%) DB2
4 3 (10.34%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (10.34%) KDB
4 3 (10.34%) Kdb+
5 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JUnit
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Ant
3 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Hudson
3 1 (3.45%) JMeter
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
3 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
3 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Private Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 14 (48.28%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.34%) DBA
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE Architect
4 3 (10.34%) J2EE Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Java Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Java Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Scala Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (6.90%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Java Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) Hibernate
3 5 (17.24%) J2SE
3 5 (17.24%) JMS
3 5 (17.24%) SOAP
4 4 (13.79%) J2EE
4 4 (13.79%) JSP
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) Ajax
6 1 (3.45%) Java EE
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) JSF
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) OC4J
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Algorithms
1 5 (17.24%) Data Structures
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Unix
2 15 (51.72%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
4 1 (3.45%) Tru64
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) OO
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 5 (17.24%) OOD
4 5 (17.24%) SDLC
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
7 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) Java
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) Scala
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) C++
3 3 (10.34%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (3.45%) Control-M
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Oracle
1 9 (31.03%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) CA
2 1 (3.45%) Informatica
2 1 (3.45%) Perforce
2 1 (3.45%) Twitter