Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Relational Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Relational Database over the 6 months to 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 38 64
Rank change year-on-year -39 +26 -12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 124 187 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.49% 4.35% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.47% 18.21% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 109 80
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -3.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £324 £274 £287
90th Percentile £500 £450 £514
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £52.00 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.85% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £23.00 £52.00 £57.50
90th Percentile £25.00 £52.00 £72.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £42.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.82% +6.88% +6.67%

Relational Database 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 994 1027 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.98% 23.91% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 568 690
Scotland median daily rate £396 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% -6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £290 £261 £262
90th Percentile £525 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.51%
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 £29.00
% change year-on-year +10.54% -2.83% +16.00%

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Relational Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
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 Relational Database within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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 -13 66 £419 +2.76% 10
Edinburgh 0 46 £400 +11.89% 8
Inverclyde - 5 £325 -
West Lothian -14 3 £338 +3.29%
Perthshire - 1 - -
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 80 (64.52%) Java
2 77 (62.10%) SQL
3 76 (61.29%) RDBMS
4 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (36.29%) Linux
6 40 (32.26%) Unix
7 37 (29.84%) Finance
8 35 (28.23%) Oracle
9 34 (27.42%) Perl
10 31 (25.00%) OO
10 31 (25.00%) Spring
11 28 (22.58%) Sybase
12 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
12 25 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (19.35%) SDLC
13 24 (19.35%) JUnit
14 23 (18.55%) DB2
15 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
15 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
16 20 (16.13%) .NET
17 19 (15.32%) HTML
17 19 (15.32%) Jenkins
18 18 (14.52%) XML
19 17 (13.71%) Maven
20 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
20 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (12.90%) Scrum
21 15 (12.10%) C#
21 15 (12.10%) C++
21 15 (12.10%) Windows

Relational Database
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 12 (9.68%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.65%) JBoss
3 6 (4.84%) Apache
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.42%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) IIS
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.81%) Route 53
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) LDAP
2 3 (2.42%) Firewall
2 3 (2.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.61%) DNS
3 2 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
3 2 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (61.29%) RDBMS
2 23 (18.55%) DB2
3 22 (17.74%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.26%) MySQL
5 8 (6.45%) Oracle Database
6 6 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.61%) GIS
9 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.61%) Spatial Data
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) JUnit
2 22 (17.74%) Git (software)
3 19 (15.32%) Jenkins
4 17 (13.71%) Maven
5 9 (7.26%) Ant
5 9 (7.26%) Visual Studio
6 8 (6.45%) Hudson
6 8 (6.45%) Selenium
7 3 (2.42%) FishEye
7 3 (2.42%) Gradle
7 3 (2.42%) JDeveloper
7 3 (2.42%) Log4j
7 3 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.42%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 3 (2.42%) XMLSpy
8 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.61%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.61%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.61%) JIRA
9 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (29.84%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Banking
3 6 (4.84%) Front Office
3 6 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.23%) Law
5 2 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (71.77%) Developer
2 53 (42.74%) Java Developer
3 10 (8.06%) Full Stack Developer
3 10 (8.06%) Senior Developer
4 8 (6.45%) C++ Developer
4 8 (6.45%) Java Scala Developer
4 8 (6.45%) Scala Developer
5 6 (4.84%) Analyst
5 6 (4.84%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (4.03%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.03%) Architect
6 5 (4.03%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.23%) Administrator
7 4 (3.23%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (3.23%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Consultant
8 3 (2.42%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.42%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.00%) Spring
2 20 (16.13%) .NET
3 19 (15.32%) HTML
4 18 (14.52%) XML
5 15 (12.10%) J2SE
6 13 (10.48%) Hibernate
6 13 (10.48%) Web Services
7 12 (9.68%) CSS
7 12 (9.68%) SOAP
8 10 (8.06%) AngularJS
8 10 (8.06%) JMS
8 10 (8.06%) JSON
9 9 (7.26%) J2EE
10 8 (6.45%) JSP
11 6 (4.84%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.84%) EJB
11 6 (4.84%) jQuery
11 6 (4.84%) RESTful
12 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
12 5 (4.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (7.26%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.45%) User Experience
5 7 (5.65%) PKI
6 5 (4.03%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (3.23%) CMDB
8 3 (2.42%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.42%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.61%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.61%) Derivative
9 2 (1.61%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.61%) RIA
10 1 (0.81%) Clustering
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.81%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (36.29%) Linux
2 40 (32.26%) Unix
3 15 (12.10%) Windows
4 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (3.23%) Solaris
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.00%) OO
3 24 (19.35%) SDLC
4 16 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (12.90%) Scrum
4 16 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 14 (11.29%) OOD
6 13 (10.48%) Analytics
7 12 (9.68%) Load Testing
7 12 (9.68%) OOA/OOD
7 12 (9.68%) Web Development
8 11 (8.87%) Data Modelling
9 10 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
10 9 (7.26%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.45%) ITIL
11 8 (6.45%) Low Latency
11 8 (6.45%) TDD
11 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (64.52%) Java
2 77 (62.10%) SQL
3 34 (27.42%) Perl
4 25 (20.16%) JavaScript
5 15 (12.10%) C#
5 15 (12.10%) C++
6 14 (11.29%) Scala
7 8 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.65%) Python
8 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.23%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.42%) VBA
12 2 (1.61%) ES6
13 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.81%) PHP
13 1 (0.81%) Ruby
13 1 (0.81%) VB
13 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.81%) HND
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
3 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.81%) EMIR
4 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.42%) NFS
3 1 (0.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (4.84%) Netcool
1 6 (4.84%) SCOM
2 4 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.23%) Puppet
2 4 (3.23%) WMI
3 3 (2.42%) Ansible
4 2 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.81%) Control-M
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (0.81%) Packer
5 1 (0.81%) Terraform
5 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 35 (28.23%) Oracle
2 28 (22.58%) Sybase
3 12 (9.68%) Perforce
4 7 (5.65%) CyberArk
4 7 (5.65%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.03%) ServiceNow
6 4 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.42%) Guidewire
8 2 (1.61%) Cognos
8 2 (1.61%) HP
8 2 (1.61%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.81%) CA
9 1 (0.81%) Informatica