Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for RDBMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited RDBMS over the 6 months to 16 December 2018 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 107 93
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 +39
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 98 82 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.89% 1.65% 2.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.97% 8.51% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 30 39
Scotland median daily rate £425 £414 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +25.95% -3.03%
10th Percentile £351 £324 £263
90th Percentile £538 £583 £450
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £29.74 £42.50
% change year-on-year -19.31% -30.02% +6.25%

RDBMS is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,092 964 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.04% 19.44% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 534 526
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £288 £261
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 20
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £33.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.30% -21.89% +69.00%
10th Percentile £14.15 £13.36 £11.11
90th Percentile £35.00 £195.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £32.48 £30.95 £28.09
% change year-on-year +4.93% +10.18% +0.32%

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing RDBMS in Scotland over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for RDBMS in Scotland

RDBMS
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 RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +30 55 £413 +3.13% 3
Glasgow -28 40 £475 +11.76% 8
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 98 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (66.33%) Oracle
4 51 (52.04%) SQL
5 43 (43.88%) AngularJS
6 42 (42.86%) HTML
6 42 (42.86%) Java
7 39 (39.80%) HTML5
8 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
8 36 (36.73%) CSS
8 36 (36.73%) React
9 35 (35.71%) SQL Server
10 33 (33.67%) MySQL
10 33 (33.67%) CSS3
11 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
11 27 (27.55%) Finance
12 26 (26.53%) Microservices
13 25 (25.51%) NoSQL
14 24 (24.49%) Node.js
15 22 (22.45%) MongoDB
15 22 (22.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 22 (22.45%) DevOps
15 22 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (22.45%) Spring
16 21 (21.43%) .NET
16 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (20.41%) MEAN Stack
18 19 (19.39%) SDLC
18 19 (19.39%) Functional Testing
19 17 (17.35%) Python

RDBMS
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 (11.22%) SharePoint
1 11 (11.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.06%) Mule
3 3 (3.06%) Mule ESB
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) IIS
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.22%) Office 365
2 8 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.10%) SaaS
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.06%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) AMQP
2 1 (1.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 33 (33.67%) MySQL
4 25 (25.51%) NoSQL
5 22 (22.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 22 (22.45%) MongoDB
6 12 (12.24%) Hadoop
6 12 (12.24%) Oracle Database
7 11 (11.22%) DB2
8 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (8.16%) Big Data
9 8 (8.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
11 6 (6.12%) Amazon Athena
11 6 (6.12%) Apache Hive
12 5 (5.10%) Pentaho
13 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (11.22%) NUnit
2 11 (11.22%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.10%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.10%) Subversion
5 4 (4.08%) Hudson
5 4 (4.08%) JUnit
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.06%) JIRA
6 3 (3.06%) MagicDraw
6 3 (3.06%) Maven
6 3 (3.06%) Selenium
7 2 (2.04%) Gradle
7 2 (2.04%) Mockito
8 1 (1.02%) Ant
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (27.55%) Finance
2 11 (11.22%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.02%) International Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Law
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (65.31%) Developer
2 22 (22.45%) Full Stack Developer
3 18 (18.37%) Java Developer
4 12 (12.24%) Node.js Developer
5 11 (11.22%) React Developer
6 10 (10.20%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (8.16%) HTML CSS Developer
7 8 (8.16%) HTML Developer
8 7 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Consultant
9 6 (6.12%) Data Engineer
10 5 (5.10%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.10%) DBA
10 5 (5.10%) Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
12 3 (3.06%) Data Architect
12 3 (3.06%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (43.88%) AngularJS
2 42 (42.86%) HTML
3 39 (39.80%) HTML5
4 36 (36.73%) CSS
4 36 (36.73%) React
5 33 (33.67%) CSS3
6 24 (24.49%) Node.js
7 22 (22.45%) Spring
7 22 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (21.43%) .NET
9 20 (20.41%) MEAN Stack
10 15 (15.31%) XML
11 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET
12 12 (12.24%) .NET Framework
12 12 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (12.24%) jQuery
13 11 (11.22%) J2EE
13 11 (11.22%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
14 8 (8.16%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.08%) Derivative
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
4 3 (3.06%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.04%) AS400
5 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Fintech
6 1 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.22%) Linux
2 8 (8.16%) Unix
3 5 (5.10%) Windows
4 3 (3.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) AIX
6 1 (1.02%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.55%) Test Automation
3 26 (26.53%) Microservices
4 22 (22.45%) DevOps
5 21 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (19.39%) Functional Testing
6 19 (19.39%) SDLC
7 14 (14.29%) TDD
8 12 (12.24%) MVC
9 10 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (10.20%) ETL
10 9 (9.18%) Scrum
11 8 (8.16%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.16%) OO
11 8 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.12%) Analytics
12 6 (6.12%) Data Analytics
12 6 (6.12%) Data Integration
12 6 (6.12%) Decision-Making
12 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) SQL
2 42 (42.86%) Java
3 36 (36.73%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.35%) Python
5 14 (14.29%) C#
6 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
6 11 (11.22%) TypeScript
7 7 (7.14%) PL/SQL
7 7 (7.14%) Scala
8 5 (5.10%) Perl
9 3 (3.06%) R
9 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.04%) C
10 2 (2.04%) C++
10 2 (2.04%) Java 8
10 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 2 (2.04%) Ruby
11 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.04%) Degree
1 2 (2.04%) PhD
2 1 (1.02%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.02%) MCITP
2 1 (1.02%) MCTS
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) GDPR
1 1 (1.02%) PMO
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.04%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Control-M
2 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 65 (66.33%) Oracle
2 10 (10.20%) Sybase
3 6 (6.12%) IBM
4 5 (5.10%) Informatica
5 2 (2.04%) Charles River
5 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft