Period
to 20 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 105 109
Rank change year-on-year -14 +4 +17
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 88 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.65% 1.66% 1.91%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.15% 7.92% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 46
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £350 £321 £298
90th Percentile £538 £490 £506
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £24.49 £40.75
% change year-on-year +83.79% -39.91% +1.88%

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 1,080 1,010 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.29% 21.01% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 604 541 616
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -0.71%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £257
90th Percentile £543 £525 £483
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 20
Scotland median hourly rate £16.25 £43.39 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.55% +5.19% +27.22%
10th Percentile £10.68 £13.65 £9.37
90th Percentile £34.25 £195.00 £46.01
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year - +1.69% +5.36%

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 October 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 October 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 +18 48 £400 - 8
Glasgow -24 37 £450 +5.88% 8
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (62.50%) Oracle
4 50 (56.82%) SQL
5 38 (43.18%) Java
6 33 (37.50%) HTML
7 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
7 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
8 30 (34.09%) HTML5
9 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 27 (30.68%) React
11 26 (29.55%) CSS
12 25 (28.41%) MySQL
12 25 (28.41%) CSS3
13 22 (25.00%) SDLC
13 22 (25.00%) Microservices
14 21 (23.86%) Spring
15 20 (22.73%) Finance
15 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (21.59%) .NET
17 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
18 17 (19.32%) NoSQL
18 17 (19.32%) Python
19 16 (18.18%) XML
20 15 (17.05%) Node.js
20 15 (17.05%) MongoDB
20 15 (17.05%) Oracle Database
21 14 (15.91%) DevOps
21 14 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 14 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 11 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (7.95%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.41%) Mule
3 3 (3.41%) Mule ESB
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.14%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) JBoss
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.50%) Office 365
2 7 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (5.68%) SaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (3.41%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) AMQP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 31 (35.23%) SQL Server
3 25 (28.41%) MySQL
4 17 (19.32%) NoSQL
5 15 (17.05%) MongoDB
5 15 (17.05%) Oracle Database
6 14 (15.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (13.64%) DB2
7 12 (13.64%) Hadoop
8 8 (9.09%) Big Data
8 8 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (6.82%) Amazon Athena
10 6 (6.82%) Apache Hive
10 6 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (6.82%) Pentaho
11 5 (5.68%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 11 (12.50%) NUnit
4 5 (5.68%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.68%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.55%) Hudson
6 3 (3.41%) JIRA
6 3 (3.41%) MagicDraw
6 3 (3.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.27%) JUnit
7 2 (2.27%) Selenium
8 1 (1.14%) Ant
8 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Legal
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.14%) Advertising
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) International Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (69.32%) Developer
2 19 (21.59%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.05%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (11.36%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (10.23%) SQL Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Node.js Developer
6 7 (7.95%) React Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Consultant
7 6 (6.82%) Data Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Angular Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.55%) DBA
9 4 (4.55%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (4.55%) HTML Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) Java Consultant
10 3 (3.41%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) HTML
2 31 (35.23%) AngularJS
3 30 (34.09%) HTML5
4 27 (30.68%) React
5 26 (29.55%) CSS
6 25 (28.41%) CSS3
7 21 (23.86%) Spring
8 19 (21.59%) .NET
9 16 (18.18%) XML
10 15 (17.05%) Node.js
11 14 (15.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (14.77%) MEAN Stack
13 12 (13.64%) ASP.NET
13 12 (13.64%) jQuery
14 11 (12.50%) .NET Framework
14 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
14 11 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
15 8 (9.09%) J2EE
15 8 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.23%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.55%) Derivative
3 4 (4.55%) Fintech
3 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.41%) NHS
4 3 (3.41%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.27%) AS400
5 2 (2.27%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (7.95%) Unix
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.00%) Microservices
2 22 (25.00%) SDLC
3 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.91%) DevOps
6 13 (14.77%) TDD
7 11 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 11 (12.50%) MVC
7 11 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 9 (10.23%) ETL
9 9 (10.23%) Scrum
10 8 (9.09%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.09%) OO
11 6 (6.82%) Analytics
11 6 (6.82%) Data Analytics
11 6 (6.82%) Decision-Making
12 5 (5.68%) SOLID
12 5 (5.68%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.82%) SQL
2 38 (43.18%) Java
3 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.32%) Python
5 14 (15.91%) C#
6 11 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 11 (12.50%) TypeScript
7 9 (10.23%) PL/SQL
8 7 (7.95%) Scala
9 5 (5.68%) Perl
10 4 (4.55%) Java 8
10 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (3.41%) C
11 3 (3.41%) C++
11 3 (3.41%) R
12 2 (2.27%) PHP
13 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.27%) Degree
1 2 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) GDPR
1 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) Control-M
2 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 55 (62.50%) Oracle
2 6 (6.82%) IBM
2 6 (6.82%) Informatica
2 6 (6.82%) Sybase
3 2 (2.27%) SAP
3 2 (2.27%) VMware