The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for JDBC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JDBC 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.

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 143 125
Rank change year-on-year +34 -18  
Contract jobs citing JDBC 7 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.27% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 1.19% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £475 £350 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £325 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £338
% change year-on-year - +40.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year - +44.73%  

JDBC is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 652 675 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.58% 22.82% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1509 1205
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £463 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JDBC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JDBC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JDBC in Scotland

JDBC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JDBC in Scotland

JDBC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JDBC in Scotland over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JDBC in Scotland

JDBC
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDBC within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 3 £475 +35.71%
Glasgow - 1 £475 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Moray - 1 £488 -
JDBC
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JDBC 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 Scotland region with a requirement for JDBC.

1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) JMS
3 14 (70.00%) SOA
3 14 (70.00%) Pair Programming
3 14 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (65.00%) Microservices
4 13 (65.00%) JIRA
4 13 (65.00%) SOAP
4 13 (65.00%) MVC
4 13 (65.00%) J2EE
4 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 13 (65.00%) Linux
5 11 (55.00%) JBoss
5 11 (55.00%) Apache CXF
5 11 (55.00%) Maven
5 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 11 (55.00%) REST
5 11 (55.00%) Apache Camel
5 11 (55.00%) Gherkin
6 10 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (50.00%) Ehcache
6 10 (50.00%) Scala
6 10 (50.00%) Play Framework
6 10 (50.00%) Front End Development
6 10 (50.00%) Web Design
6 10 (50.00%) SAML

JDBC
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (55.00%) JBoss
2 5 (25.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Git (software)
1 14 (70.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (65.00%) JIRA
3 11 (55.00%) Maven
4 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (10.00%) Ant
6 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (10.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
7 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.00%) ClearCase
7 1 (5.00%) Hudson
7 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 1 (5.00%) jMock
7 1 (5.00%) Mockito
7 1 (5.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) JMS
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 13 (65.00%) J2EE
3 13 (65.00%) SOAP
4 11 (55.00%) Apache Camel
4 11 (55.00%) Apache CXF
4 11 (55.00%) Gherkin
4 11 (55.00%) REST
5 10 (50.00%) Ehcache
5 10 (50.00%) Play Framework
5 10 (50.00%) SAML
6 8 (40.00%) OSGi
7 7 (35.00%) XML
8 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (30.00%) Spring
9 5 (25.00%) Java EE
10 3 (15.00%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (15.00%) JSP
10 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) Pair Programming
2 14 (70.00%) SOA
3 13 (65.00%) Microservices
3 13 (65.00%) MVC
4 11 (55.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) Front End Development
5 10 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (50.00%) Web Design
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) DevOps
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Scala
3 8 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat