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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 126 116
Rank change year-on-year +32 -10  
Contract jobs citing JDBC 13 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.15% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 0.70% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 12
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 513 575 579
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.53% 22.21% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 335 351
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

JDBC
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing JDBC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 26 March 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
Moray - 9 £388 -
Edinburgh +16 2 £400 +14.28%
West Lothian - 1 - -
JDBC
UK

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 11 (78.57%) MVC
3 11 (78.57%) SOA
3 11 (78.57%) Pair Programming
3 11 (78.57%) JIRA
3 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
4 10 (71.43%) Ehcache
4 10 (71.43%) Scala
4 10 (71.43%) JMS
4 10 (71.43%) SAML
4 10 (71.43%) Web Design
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (71.43%) Play Framework
4 10 (71.43%) Microservices
4 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
5 9 (64.29%) REST
5 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
5 9 (64.29%) Maven
6 8 (57.14%) Scrum
6 8 (57.14%) Apache CXF
6 8 (57.14%) JBoss
6 8 (57.14%) J2EE
6 8 (57.14%) Gherkin

JDBC
Top Related 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 8 (57.14%) JBoss
2 5 (35.71%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (7.14%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
2 11 (78.57%) JIRA
3 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
3 9 (64.29%) Maven
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
5 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
5 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
5 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 1 (7.14%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 1 (7.14%) jMock
5 1 (7.14%) Mockito
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) SOAP
3 10 (71.43%) CSS
3 10 (71.43%) Ehcache
3 10 (71.43%) JMS
3 10 (71.43%) Play Framework
3 10 (71.43%) SAML
4 9 (64.29%) REST
5 8 (57.14%) Apache Camel
5 8 (57.14%) Apache CXF
5 8 (57.14%) Gherkin
5 8 (57.14%) J2EE
6 5 (35.71%) Java EE
6 5 (35.71%) OSGi
7 4 (28.57%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (21.43%) Spring
9 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
10 1 (7.14%) Web Services
10 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) MVC
2 11 (78.57%) Pair Programming
2 11 (78.57%) SOA
3 10 (71.43%) Front End Development
3 10 (71.43%) Microservices
3 10 (71.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (71.43%) Web Design
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source Development
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (71.43%) Scala
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Ansible
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Reuters