Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 113 106
Rank change year-on-year +36 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 111 76 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.46% 1.53% 1.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 11.86% 7.64% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 26
Scotland median daily rate £475 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +24.14% +3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £308
90th Percentile £649 £575 £431
UK median daily rate £500 £506 £438
% change year-on-year -1.19% +15.66% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year -6.67% +93.55% -43.98%

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 936 995 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.78% 20.01% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 592 418
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -3.33%
10th Percentile £311 £282 £263
90th Percentile £556 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £475 £470 £438
% change year-on-year +1.06% +7.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 21
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.48% +12.00% +100.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £21.40 £11.30
90th Percentile £32.60 £86.47 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £34.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +2.19% +24.55% +10.00%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +33 51 £463 -2.63%
Glasgow +13 51 £475 +5.56% 1
Fife - 4 £323 -
Stirling - 3 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 54 (48.65%) SQL
2 54 (48.65%) Oracle
3 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (38.74%) NoSQL
5 35 (31.53%) SQL Server
6 30 (27.03%) Java
7 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
8 27 (24.32%) MongoDB
8 27 (24.32%) Banking
9 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
10 24 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 24 (21.62%) Unix
11 23 (20.72%) MySQL
12 22 (19.82%) Python
12 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
12 22 (19.82%) Microservices
13 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 21 (18.92%) Finance
14 20 (18.02%) CSS
15 19 (17.12%) HTML
15 19 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (17.12%) HTML5
15 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database
15 19 (17.12%) DevOps
16 18 (16.22%) Node.js
17 17 (15.32%) Spring
17 17 (15.32%) Data Protection
17 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (15.32%) React

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 10 (9.01%) Apache Spark
1 10 (9.01%) JBoss
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (3.60%) Mule
3 4 (3.60%) NetWeaver
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.70%) Mule ESB
4 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.90%) FileNet
6 1 (0.90%) nginx
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (17.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.80%) SaaS
4 2 (1.80%) Serverless
5 1 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.90%) Office 365
5 1 (0.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) Firewall
1 12 (10.81%) SAN
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) AMQP
4 2 (1.80%) DHCP
4 2 (1.80%) Skype
5 1 (0.90%) MPLS
5 1 (0.90%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (38.74%) NoSQL
3 35 (31.53%) SQL Server
4 27 (24.32%) MongoDB
5 24 (21.62%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (20.72%) MySQL
7 19 (17.12%) Oracle Database
8 17 (15.32%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (12.61%) Big Data
10 11 (9.91%) Hadoop
11 9 (8.11%) Apache Hive
11 9 (8.11%) CouchDB
11 9 (8.11%) Impala
12 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (6.31%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (4.50%) DB2
16 4 (3.60%) Informix
16 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 10g
17 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.21%) JUnit
2 8 (7.21%) Subversion
3 7 (6.31%) Mockito
4 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.60%) Gradle
5 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.60%) Selenium
6 3 (2.70%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.70%) Hudson
7 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.80%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Ant
8 1 (0.90%) JMeter
8 1 (0.90%) MagicDraw
8 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (24.32%) Banking
2 21 (18.92%) Finance
3 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (37.84%) Developer
2 29 (26.13%) Architect
3 15 (13.51%) DBA
3 15 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Data Architect
5 12 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 12 (10.81%) Python Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Node.js Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle DBA
7 9 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 8 (7.21%) Hadoop Developer
8 8 (7.21%) React Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Python Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Scala Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.50%) HTML CSS Developer
10 5 (4.50%) HTML Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Lead Architect
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.23%) AngularJS
2 20 (18.02%) CSS
3 19 (17.12%) HTML
3 19 (17.12%) HTML5
4 18 (16.22%) Node.js
5 17 (15.32%) React
5 17 (15.32%) Spring
6 15 (13.51%) CSS3
6 15 (13.51%) MEAN Stack
7 13 (11.71%) Django
7 13 (11.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (9.91%) JMS
9 10 (9.01%) Web Services
10 9 (8.11%) Flask
10 9 (8.11%) MLlib
10 9 (8.11%) Natural Language Processing
10 9 (8.11%) NumPy
10 9 (8.11%) Pyramid
10 9 (8.11%) scikit-learn
11 8 (7.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Public Cloud
2 10 (9.01%) Algorithms
3 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.21%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.41%) Clustering
6 4 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.60%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.90%) Derivative
8 1 (0.90%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.90%) Replication
8 1 (0.90%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.62%) Unix
2 14 (12.61%) Linux
3 9 (8.11%) Windows
4 3 (2.70%) AIX
4 3 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.80%) Tru64
5 2 (1.80%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.42%) Test Automation
3 22 (19.82%) Microservices
4 19 (17.12%) DevOps
5 17 (15.32%) Data Protection
5 17 (15.32%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (14.41%) OO
7 14 (12.61%) Functional Testing
8 13 (11.71%) Data Modelling
8 13 (11.71%) SDLC
8 13 (11.71%) Unit Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Analytics
9 12 (10.81%) Data Analytics
9 12 (10.81%) TOGAF
10 11 (9.91%) Data Architecture
10 11 (9.91%) Data Management
10 11 (9.91%) ITIL
10 11 (9.91%) Visualisation
11 10 (9.01%) Migration
11 10 (9.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.65%) SQL
2 30 (27.03%) Java
3 22 (19.82%) Python
4 21 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.11%) R
6 9 (8.11%) Scala
7 6 (5.41%) C#
8 3 (2.70%) Perl
8 3 (2.70%) Ruby
8 3 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.90%) HiveQL
10 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) CISSP
3 1 (0.90%) MCDBA
3 1 (0.90%) MCITP
3 1 (0.90%) MCTS
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) HDFS
2 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (2.70%) vSphere
3 3 (2.70%) XenApp
4 2 (1.80%) Docker
4 2 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (48.65%) Oracle
2 13 (11.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.91%) Sybase
4 9 (8.11%) IBM
5 5 (4.50%) SAP
6 4 (3.60%) Charles River
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco
7 3 (2.70%) Citrix
7 3 (2.70%) EMC
7 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.70%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.70%) VMware
8 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.90%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.90%) HP
8 1 (0.90%) Veritas