Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 99 114
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 79 65 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.42% 1.55% 1.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.80% 7.96% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 15 56
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £538 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £23.81 £41.50
% change year-on-year +88.98% -42.62% -9.96%

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 1,161 817 1,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.85% 19.52% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 425 695
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £263
90th Percentile £538 £499 £500
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 20
Scotland median hourly rate £24.38 £43.39 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.82% +20.53% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £11.30 £9.37
90th Percentile £73.38 £195.00 £43.08
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.26% +14.00%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Glasgow -20 37 £450 +5.88% 8
Edinburgh -18 33 £400 +6.67% 10
Inverclyde 0 3 £335 -
Aberdeen - 1 £350 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 79 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 47 (59.49%) Oracle
3 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (39.24%) SQL
4 31 (39.24%) Java
5 26 (32.91%) Python
6 21 (26.58%) Node.js
7 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
7 20 (25.32%) MySQL
8 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
8 18 (22.78%) OO
8 18 (22.78%) Finance
9 17 (21.52%) Microservices
10 16 (20.25%) Linux
10 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
11 15 (18.99%) HTML
11 15 (18.99%) NoSQL
11 15 (18.99%) SDLC
11 15 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (17.72%) HTML5
12 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
12 14 (17.72%) Hadoop
13 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
13 13 (16.46%) Scrum
13 13 (16.46%) Spring
13 13 (16.46%) CSS
13 13 (16.46%) Unix
14 12 (15.19%) React
14 12 (15.19%) MongoDB
15 11 (13.92%) CSS3

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 (10.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (8.86%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.27%) Jetty
4 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (3.80%) Amazon S3
2 3 (3.80%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 20 (25.32%) MySQL
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
4 15 (18.99%) NoSQL
5 14 (17.72%) Hadoop
5 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
6 12 (15.19%) MongoDB
7 10 (12.66%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (8.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (7.59%) Amazon Athena
9 6 (7.59%) Apache Hive
9 6 (7.59%) DB2
9 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.59%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (5.06%) Big Data
10 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Grunt
1 7 (8.86%) gulp
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.06%) Hudson
5 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.80%) JIRA
5 3 (3.80%) MagicDraw
5 3 (3.80%) Subversion
5 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.53%) ClearCase
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) Selenium
6 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) Ant
7 1 (1.27%) Gradle
7 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Mockito
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Retail
4 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.06%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) International Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (68.35%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.92%) Full Stack Developer
4 10 (12.66%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (11.39%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (10.13%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (10.13%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Data Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) React Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.80%) Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Data Scientist
10 3 (3.80%) DBA
10 3 (3.80%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL Developer
11 2 (2.53%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.53%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) Node.js
2 20 (25.32%) AngularJS
3 15 (18.99%) HTML
4 14 (17.72%) HTML5
5 13 (16.46%) CSS
5 13 (16.46%) Spring
6 12 (15.19%) React
7 11 (13.92%) CSS3
7 11 (13.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (12.66%) MEAN Stack
9 9 (11.39%) REST
10 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
11 7 (8.86%) .NET
11 7 (8.86%) Kafka
11 7 (8.86%) Spring Boot
12 6 (7.59%) JSON
12 6 (7.59%) XML
13 5 (6.33%) J2EE
14 3 (3.80%) Natural Language Processing
14 3 (3.80%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (6.33%) Derivative
4 5 (6.33%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.06%) NHS
6 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.80%) Fintech
6 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 3 (3.80%) AIX
4 2 (2.53%) Windows
5 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) OO
3 17 (21.52%) Microservices
4 15 (18.99%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (18.99%) SDLC
5 13 (16.46%) Scrum
5 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
6 11 (13.92%) DevOps
6 11 (13.92%) ETL
6 11 (13.92%) OOD
6 11 (13.92%) TDD
7 10 (12.66%) Test Automation
8 8 (10.13%) Functional Testing
8 8 (10.13%) SOA
9 7 (8.86%) Analytics
9 7 (8.86%) API Development
9 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.86%) OOP
10 6 (7.59%) Data Analytics
10 6 (7.59%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) Java
1 31 (39.24%) SQL
2 26 (32.91%) Python
3 16 (20.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.39%) Perl
5 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.59%) C++
7 4 (5.06%) C
7 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.80%) C#
8 3 (3.80%) Java 8
8 3 (3.80%) R
8 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.53%) PHP
9 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.27%) OCP
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) PMO
2 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Control-M
2 1 (1.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Informatica
3 4 (5.06%) Sybase
4 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) Perforce
5 1 (1.27%) TOWER Software