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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 87 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 +2  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 39 61 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.78% 2.08% 1.52%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.61% 8.94% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 21
Median daily rate £388 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £36.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year -52.77% -44.61%  

RDBMS is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 453 682 604
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.65% 23.21% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 388 320
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.57% +9.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -15.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £31.14 £26.00
% change year-on-year +22.04% +19.75%  

RDBMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing RDBMS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -13 20 £425 +6.25% 7
Edinburgh +33 17 £375 -6.25% 3
West Lothian - 1 £330 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 45 (76.27%) SQL
3 27 (45.76%) Java
4 26 (44.07%) Oracle
5 24 (40.68%) Unix
6 18 (30.51%) Linux
6 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.03%) Finance
7 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
8 12 (20.34%) OO
9 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
9 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
9 11 (18.64%) SDLC
9 11 (18.64%) Spring
10 10 (16.95%) Banking
10 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (16.95%) Scrum
11 9 (15.25%) Sybase
12 7 (11.86%) C#
12 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
12 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
13 6 (10.17%) Replication
13 6 (10.17%) XML
13 6 (10.17%) SOAP
13 6 (10.17%) SOA
14 5 (8.47%) J2SE
14 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (8.47%) JMS
14 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling

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 3 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (3.39%) JBoss
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (3.39%) SAS
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Mule
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (22.03%) Oracle Database
3 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.78%) DB2
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (5.08%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (5.08%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (5.08%) KDB
7 3 (5.08%) Kdb+
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.39%) Spatial Data
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JUnit
2 3 (5.08%) ERwin
2 3 (5.08%) Maven
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.39%) Ant
3 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) JMeter
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.69%) Hudson
4 1 (1.69%) Mockito
4 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Law
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 17 (28.81%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) DBA
4 7 (11.86%) Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
5 5 (8.47%) SQL DBA
5 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Database Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Designer
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.78%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (6.78%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) J2EE Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) Spring
2 7 (11.86%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.17%) SOAP
3 6 (10.17%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) J2SE
4 5 (8.47%) JMS
5 4 (6.78%) J2EE
5 4 (6.78%) JSP
5 4 (6.78%) Middleware
6 3 (5.08%) .NET
6 3 (5.08%) CSS
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) WinForms
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (3.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.69%) HTML5
8 1 (1.69%) Hystrix
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.69%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.17%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Algorithms
3 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
4 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.78%) Reference Data
5 3 (5.08%) Clustering
5 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.39%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) User Experience
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.68%) Unix
2 18 (30.51%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Solaris
4 3 (5.08%) AIX
4 3 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.08%) Windows
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.69%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.34%) OO
3 11 (18.64%) SDLC
4 10 (16.95%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (10.17%) SOA
7 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.47%) OOD
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.78%) Data Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) ETL
8 4 (6.78%) Kanban
8 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.78%) Programme Delivery
8 4 (6.78%) SIEM
8 4 (6.78%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 45 (76.27%) SQL
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
4 7 (11.86%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.78%) Scala
7 3 (5.08%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Korn
9 1 (1.69%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) MCDBA
2 2 (3.39%) MCITP
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.69%) QA
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) Control-M
3 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Sybase
3 4 (6.78%) McAfee
4 2 (3.39%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.39%) CA
4 2 (3.39%) Informatica
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter
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