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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 101 90
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11  
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 20 29 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.14% 1.12% 1.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.83% 5.65% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 20
Median daily rate £388 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £322 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 £46.09
% change year-on-year -31.39% -6.70%  

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 343 513 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.57% 19.79% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 307 360
Median daily rate £375 £375 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £14.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -70.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.35% -  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Edinburgh +23 10 £325 -10.34% 4
Glasgow -5 9 £413 +10.00% 13
West Lothian - 1 - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 43 (78.18%) SQL
3 26 (47.27%) Oracle
4 24 (43.64%) Java
4 24 (43.64%) Unix
5 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (29.09%) PL/SQL
6 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
7 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (27.27%) Finance
8 14 (25.45%) Linux
9 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
9 12 (21.82%) SDLC
10 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 11 (20.00%) Banking
10 11 (20.00%) Law
11 10 (18.18%) CRM
11 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.36%) Change Control
12 9 (16.36%) Spring
12 9 (16.36%) Middleware
12 9 (16.36%) Intel Security
13 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
13 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
14 7 (12.73%) SIEM
14 7 (12.73%) Replication
14 7 (12.73%) XML
14 7 (12.73%) DB2
15 6 (10.91%) Windows

RDBMS
Top Related 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 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (5.45%) JBoss
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) CICS
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Apache
4 1 (1.82%) SAS
4 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) GitHub
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle Database
3 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (12.73%) DB2
5 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.64%) KDB
9 2 (3.64%) Kdb+
9 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.82%) DataStage
10 1 (1.82%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JUnit
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.64%) MSI
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.82%) JMeter
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Banking
2 11 (20.00%) Law
3 6 (10.91%) Telecoms
4 5 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Designer
3 10 (18.18%) Database Designer
4 9 (16.36%) Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Database Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Java Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Security Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) DBA
5 7 (12.73%) SIEM Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Programmer
7 3 (5.45%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Programme Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (3.64%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) Middleware
1 9 (16.36%) Spring
2 8 (14.55%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.73%) XML
4 4 (7.27%) JMS
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (7.27%) SOAP
5 3 (5.45%) .NET
5 3 (5.45%) J2SE
5 3 (5.45%) OC4J
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) JSP
6 2 (3.64%) XSD
7 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.82%) HTML
7 1 (1.82%) J2EE
7 1 (1.82%) JPA
7 1 (1.82%) JSF
7 1 (1.82%) RESTful
7 1 (1.82%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Replication
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (43.64%) Unix
2 14 (25.45%) Linux
3 6 (10.91%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) AIX
4 3 (5.45%) Tru64
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.64%) MVS
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Android
6 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (21.82%) Data Modelling
3 12 (21.82%) SDLC
4 10 (18.18%) CRM
5 9 (16.36%) Change Control
6 8 (14.55%) Data Analysis
7 7 (12.73%) SIEM
8 6 (10.91%) OO
8 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.09%) SOA
10 4 (7.27%) OOD
10 4 (7.27%) Scrum
11 3 (5.45%) Asset Management
11 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.45%) Security Operations
11 3 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) SQL
2 24 (43.64%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.45%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) Perl
5 3 (5.45%) Python
6 2 (3.64%) COBOL
6 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) C++
7 1 (1.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.82%) VB
7 1 (1.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.64%) Degree
1 2 (3.64%) MCDBA
1 2 (3.64%) MCITP
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Intel Security
3 5 (9.09%) Sybase
4 2 (3.64%) Ab Initio
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.82%) CA
5 1 (1.82%) Informatica
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Progress
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Tableau
5 1 (1.82%) Teradata
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