Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 97 127
Rank change year-on-year -16 +30 -29
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 76 89 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.54% 2.05% 1.23%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.65% 8.57% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 44 33
Scotland median daily rate £413 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -15.15%
10th Percentile £321 £270 £277
90th Percentile £500 £514 £523
UK median daily rate £498 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +10.56% +2.27% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 - £65.00
10th Percentile £23.00 - £57.50
90th Percentile £25.00 - £72.50
UK median hourly rate £29.74 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -30.02% +6.25% +14.29%

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 993 1039 1236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.07% 23.94% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 578 688
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -6.67% +4.90%
10th Percentile £290 £261 £262
90th Percentile £525 £475 £516
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 8
Scotland median hourly rate £42.70 £42.00 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.65% +46.28% +4.41%
10th Percentile £15.11 £9.37 £11.04
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £52.38
UK median hourly rate £31.15 £28.18 £29.25
% change year-on-year +10.54% -3.66% +21.88%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -19 43 £425 - 4
Edinburgh -1 22 £400 -15.79% 2
Inverclyde - 5 £325 -
West Lothian -10 3 £338 +3.85%
RDBMS
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 76 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 54 (71.05%) Java
3 53 (69.74%) SQL
4 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (36.84%) Linux
6 27 (35.53%) Unix
7 26 (34.21%) Spring
8 24 (31.58%) Oracle
8 24 (31.58%) JUnit
9 21 (27.63%) Perl
10 20 (26.32%) OO
10 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (22.37%) DB2
12 16 (21.05%) Finance
13 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
13 15 (19.74%) J2SE
13 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
14 14 (18.42%) XML
14 14 (18.42%) OOD
14 14 (18.42%) Sybase
14 14 (18.42%) Maven
15 13 (17.11%) SDLC
16 12 (15.79%) Scrum
16 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.79%) HTML
17 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
17 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
17 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (14.47%) Scala
18 10 (13.16%) Test Automation

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 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Mule
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.32%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 17 (22.37%) DB2
3 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.84%) MySQL
5 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.63%) GIS
9 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.63%) Spatial Data
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
10 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 7
10 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) JUnit
2 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
3 14 (18.42%) Maven
4 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.53%) Selenium
6 6 (7.89%) Ant
7 5 (6.58%) Hudson
8 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.95%) JDeveloper
9 3 (3.95%) Log4j
9 3 (3.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 3 (3.95%) XMLSpy
10 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (2.63%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.32%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.32%) Mockito
11 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (21.05%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Front Office
3 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Law
5 2 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (1.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (81.58%) Developer
2 41 (53.95%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Java Scala Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Scala Developer
4 7 (9.21%) C++ Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Architect
6 4 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 4 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Database Designer
8 2 (2.63%) DBA
8 2 (2.63%) Designer
8 2 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) Spring
2 15 (19.74%) J2SE
3 14 (18.42%) XML
4 12 (15.79%) HTML
5 10 (13.16%) CSS
5 10 (13.16%) Hibernate
5 10 (13.16%) JMS
5 10 (13.16%) Web Services
6 9 (11.84%) J2EE
7 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
7 8 (10.53%) JSP
7 8 (10.53%) SOAP
8 6 (7.89%) EJB
8 6 (7.89%) jQuery
9 5 (6.58%) .NET
9 5 (6.58%) JDBC
9 5 (6.58%) JSON
10 3 (3.95%) DHTML
10 3 (3.95%) Servlets
10 3 (3.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.89%) User Experience
5 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.58%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.95%) PKI
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.32%) Clustering
8 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.32%) Derivative
8 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (36.84%) Linux
2 27 (35.53%) Unix
3 6 (7.89%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) Android
4 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) OO
3 14 (18.42%) OOD
4 13 (17.11%) SDLC
5 12 (15.79%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (14.47%) Software Engineering
7 10 (13.16%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.84%) Load Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Analytics
9 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
10 7 (9.21%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) Mathematics
10 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
10 7 (9.21%) TDD
11 6 (7.89%) ETL
11 6 (7.89%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.89%) Web Analytics
12 5 (6.58%) Database Tuning
12 5 (6.58%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) Java
2 53 (69.74%) SQL
3 21 (27.63%) Perl
4 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
5 11 (14.47%) Scala
6 10 (13.16%) C++
7 7 (9.21%) C#
8 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
9 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.95%) VBA
12 2 (2.63%) ES6
12 2 (2.63%) Python
13 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.32%) PHP
13 1 (1.32%) Ruby
13 1 (1.32%) VB
13 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Ansible
1 3 (3.95%) Netcool
1 3 (3.95%) SCOM
2 1 (1.32%) Control-M
2 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Terraform
2 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 24 (31.58%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) Sybase
3 5 (6.58%) Perforce
4 3 (3.95%) CyberArk
4 3 (3.95%) Guidewire
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.63%) Cognos
5 2 (2.63%) Mapbox
6 1 (1.32%) CA
6 1 (1.32%) Informatica