Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 106 121
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 76 55 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.52% 1.53% 1.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.60% 7.28% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 52
Scotland median daily rate £450 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -11.24%
10th Percentile £344 £312 £233
90th Percentile £575 £425 £525
UK median daily rate £506 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +15.33% +3.24% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £23.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +93.55% -43.98% -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 1,000 755 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.99% 21.03% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 412 679
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £276
90th Percentile £500 £488 £515
UK median daily rate £470 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +7.43% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 16
Scotland median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +35.86% -15.07%
10th Percentile £21.40 £11.30 £9.44
90th Percentile £86.47 £52.17 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £29.00 £25.22
% change year-on-year +19.83% +14.99% -15.93%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -8 34 £450 +20.00% 6
Edinburgh -30 32 £475 +30.14% 1
Inverclyde - 3 £335 -
Aberdeen - 2 £350 -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 76 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (43.42%) Oracle
4 29 (38.16%) SQL
5 26 (34.21%) Java
6 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
7 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 20 (26.32%) ETL
8 19 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
8 19 (25.00%) OO
9 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database
9 17 (22.37%) SDLC
10 16 (21.05%) Waterfall
10 16 (21.05%) Linux
10 16 (21.05%) Unix
10 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
11 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
12 14 (18.42%) Data Architecture
12 14 (18.42%) OOD
12 14 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (17.11%) Python
13 13 (17.11%) Data Integration
13 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (15.79%) TOGAF
14 12 (15.79%) XML
15 11 (14.47%) SOA
15 11 (14.47%) Information Security
15 11 (14.47%) Scrum
15 11 (14.47%) Banking

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 (14.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.26%) JBoss
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.32%) Apache
6 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.32%) Jetty
6 1 (1.32%) SAS
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (27.63%) SQL Server
3 19 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (22.37%) Oracle Database
5 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (13.16%) Hadoop
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (6.58%) MySQL
8 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (5.26%) DB2
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (2.63%) Big Data
11 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (2.63%) PowerCenter
11 2 (2.63%) QlikView
12 1 (1.32%) Data Mart
12 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Grunt
1 7 (9.21%) gulp
2 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.58%) JUnit
3 5 (6.58%) NUnit
4 3 (3.95%) ERwin
4 3 (3.95%) Hudson
4 3 (3.95%) JDeveloper
4 3 (3.95%) Log4j
4 3 (3.95%) Maven
4 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 3 (3.95%) XMLSpy
5 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.63%) MagicDraw
5 2 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 11 (14.47%) Banking
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (53.95%) Developer
2 21 (27.63%) Architect
3 14 (18.42%) Java Developer
4 11 (14.47%) Data Architect
5 7 (9.21%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) DBA
6 5 (6.58%) Node.js Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Designer
7 4 (5.26%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.95%) ETL Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Office 365 Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Backend Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) AngularJS
2 12 (15.79%) XML
3 11 (14.47%) Spring
4 10 (13.16%) CSS
5 9 (11.84%) jQuery
5 9 (11.84%) Node.js
5 9 (11.84%) REST
6 8 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 8 (10.53%) HTML
7 7 (9.21%) HTML5
8 6 (7.89%) CSS3
8 6 (7.89%) J2EE
8 6 (7.89%) JSP
9 5 (6.58%) .NET
9 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.58%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (6.58%) React
10 4 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Derivative
3 3 (3.95%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (2.63%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.63%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.32%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
1 16 (21.05%) Unix
2 3 (3.95%) AIX
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (26.32%) ETL
3 19 (25.00%) OO
4 17 (22.37%) SDLC
5 16 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 16 (21.05%) Waterfall
6 14 (18.42%) Data Architecture
6 14 (18.42%) OOD
6 14 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (17.11%) Data Integration
8 12 (15.79%) TOGAF
9 11 (14.47%) Information Security
9 11 (14.47%) Scrum
9 11 (14.47%) SOA
10 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (11.84%) Unit Testing
11 7 (9.21%) API Development
11 7 (9.21%) UML
12 5 (6.58%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 26 (34.21%) Java
3 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 8 (10.53%) Perl
5 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.89%) C#
7 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.58%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.58%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.26%) C++
9 2 (2.63%) C
9 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.32%) Java 8
10 1 (1.32%) R
10 1 (1.32%) Ruby
10 1 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.32%) OCP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.32%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) PMO
2 1 (1.32%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) HDFS
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Control-M
1 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.32%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Oracle
2 3 (3.95%) Guidewire
2 3 (3.95%) IBM
2 3 (3.95%) Informatica
2 3 (3.95%) Sybase
2 3 (3.95%) Teradata
3 2 (2.63%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.32%) Perforce
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) TOWER Software