Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 101 136
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35 -40
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 75 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.59% 1.91% 1.06%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.05% 8.38% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 33
Scotland median daily rate £450 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -1.52% -22.35%
10th Percentile £325 £273 £223
90th Percentile £598 £438 £523
UK median daily rate £500 £449 £430
% change year-on-year +11.42% +4.36% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%

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 932 859 1,140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.70% 22.80% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 465 666
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +3.02%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £261
90th Percentile £511 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 24 7
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +68.00% -20.63%
10th Percentile £12.77 £9.95 £17.45
90th Percentile £46.41 £52.12 £40.07
UK median hourly rate £30.75 £28.18 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.12% -6.07% +4.57%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -15 34 £475 +28.38% 14
Glasgow -10 30 £419 +13.56% 6
Inverclyde - 4 £325 - 3
West Lothian -5 1 £338 +3.85%
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for RDBMS.

1 75 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 41 (54.67%) Java
3 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (52.00%) SQL
5 29 (38.67%) Oracle
6 23 (30.67%) JUnit
7 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
7 22 (29.33%) Spring
8 21 (28.00%) SDLC
9 19 (25.33%) Data Modelling
10 18 (24.00%) Unix
10 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
11 17 (22.67%) DB2
11 17 (22.67%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (22.67%) ETL
11 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (21.33%) Waterfall
12 16 (21.33%) Linux
12 16 (21.33%) XML
13 15 (20.00%) Perl
13 15 (20.00%) HTML
13 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.67%) CSS
14 14 (18.67%) J2SE
14 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (18.67%) Finance
15 13 (17.33%) OO
15 13 (17.33%) Data Architecture
15 13 (17.33%) jQuery

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 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.33%) JBoss
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.33%) CMS
6 1 (1.33%) SAS
6 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (22.67%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (22.67%) DB2
4 12 (16.00%) Oracle Database
5 10 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (10.67%) MySQL
7 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (2.67%) GIS
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
11 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.33%) HBase
11 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (30.67%) JUnit
2 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (14.67%) Maven
4 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.00%) Selenium
6 5 (6.67%) JDeveloper
6 5 (6.67%) Log4j
6 5 (6.67%) NUnit
6 5 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 5 (6.67%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 5 (6.67%) XMLSpy
7 4 (5.33%) Ant
8 3 (4.00%) ERwin
8 3 (4.00%) Hudson
9 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (18.67%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Front Office
3 4 (5.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Law
4 3 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (62.67%) Developer
2 31 (41.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (28.00%) Architect
4 11 (14.67%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.00%) Java Scala Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.33%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.33%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) DBA
8 3 (4.00%) Designer
8 3 (4.00%) ETL Architect
8 3 (4.00%) Office 365 Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.67%) Data Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Spring
2 16 (21.33%) XML
3 15 (20.00%) HTML
4 14 (18.67%) CSS
4 14 (18.67%) J2SE
5 13 (17.33%) jQuery
6 12 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (14.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.67%) JSP
8 10 (13.33%) J2EE
9 8 (10.67%) EJB
9 8 (10.67%) JMS
9 8 (10.67%) Web Services
10 6 (8.00%) .NET
10 6 (8.00%) CSS3
10 6 (8.00%) HTML5
10 6 (8.00%) SOAP
11 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.33%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Derivative
6 2 (2.67%) Equities
7 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Unix
2 16 (21.33%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Android
3 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (28.00%) SDLC
3 19 (25.33%) Data Modelling
4 17 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (22.67%) ETL
5 16 (21.33%) Waterfall
6 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (17.33%) Data Architecture
7 13 (17.33%) OO
8 12 (16.00%) OOD
9 11 (14.67%) Data Integration
9 11 (14.67%) TOGAF
10 10 (13.33%) Information Security
10 10 (13.33%) Scrum
11 9 (12.00%) Analytics
12 7 (9.33%) UML
13 6 (8.00%) SOA
13 6 (8.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
13 6 (8.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) Java
2 39 (52.00%) SQL
3 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.00%) Perl
5 7 (9.33%) Scala
5 7 (9.33%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.00%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.67%) TypeScript
8 3 (4.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.00%) VBA
9 2 (2.67%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) Python
10 1 (1.33%) C
10 1 (1.33%) R
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (38.67%) Oracle
2 11 (14.67%) Sybase
3 5 (6.67%) Guidewire
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.00%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Perforce
4 3 (4.00%) Teradata
5 2 (2.67%) Cognos
5 2 (2.67%) Mapbox
6 1 (1.33%) SAP