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 3 months to 26 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 61 61
Rank change year-on-year +9 0  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 70 96 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.21% 3.32% 2.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.42% 14.29% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 35
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £510 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.47 £33.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year -59.80% +19.11%  

Relational Database 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 454 672 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 20.79% 23.21% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 383 330
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
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 5 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 £30.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% +17.30%  

Relational Database
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 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 +3 41 £400 - 16
Edinburgh +29 24 £369 -1.66% 7
Renfrewshire +33 1 £395 -6.23%
West Lothian -3 1 £330 -22.35% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Relational Database
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 90 (66.18%) SQL
2 79 (58.09%) Java
3 59 (43.38%) RDBMS
4 58 (42.65%) Unix
5 46 (33.82%) OO
6 40 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (27.94%) Finance
8 34 (25.00%) Linux
8 34 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
9 30 (22.06%) Oracle
10 27 (19.85%) Spring
11 26 (19.12%) Sybase
12 24 (17.65%) XML
13 22 (16.18%) SQL Server
13 22 (16.18%) Perl
13 22 (16.18%) Shell Script
13 22 (16.18%) Banking
13 22 (16.18%) Scrum
14 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
15 20 (14.71%) Low Latency
16 18 (13.24%) DB2
16 18 (13.24%) SOAP
17 17 (12.50%) SDLC
18 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (11.76%) Maven
19 14 (10.29%) Web Development
19 14 (10.29%) Degree
19 14 (10.29%) Ant
19 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
19 14 (10.29%) Oracle Database

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 8 (5.88%) JBoss
2 4 (2.94%) SAS
2 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
5 1 (0.74%) Mule
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) GitHub
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.74%) Route 53
3 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) LAN
1 4 (2.94%) WAN
2 2 (1.47%) DNS
2 2 (1.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (1.47%) SSL
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (43.38%) RDBMS
2 22 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 18 (13.24%) DB2
4 14 (10.29%) Oracle Database
5 13 (9.56%) NoSQL
6 8 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.21%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.21%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (2.21%) KDB
11 3 (2.21%) Kdb+
11 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.47%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.76%) Maven
3 14 (10.29%) Ant
3 14 (10.29%) Jenkins
4 13 (9.56%) Hudson
5 12 (8.82%) Gradle
6 8 (5.88%) JUnit
7 6 (4.41%) GitLab
8 4 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.21%) ERwin
10 2 (1.47%) Concordion
10 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.47%) JBehave
10 2 (1.47%) JMeter
10 2 (1.47%) Mockito
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.47%) Selenium
10 2 (1.47%) Subversion
10 2 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (27.94%) Finance
2 22 (16.18%) Banking
3 5 (3.68%) Law
4 3 (2.21%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.47%) Billing
5 2 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (1.47%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Front Office
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (55.88%) Developer
2 55 (40.44%) Java Developer
3 13 (9.56%) Analyst
4 12 (8.82%) DBA
4 12 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 11 (8.09%) Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Architect
6 9 (6.62%) Data Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (5.88%) SQL DBA
8 7 (5.15%) Designer
9 5 (3.68%) Administrator
9 5 (3.68%) DevOps Consultant
9 5 (3.68%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.68%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Database Consultant
10 4 (2.94%) Security Consultant
10 4 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.85%) Spring
2 24 (17.65%) XML
3 18 (13.24%) SOAP
4 13 (9.56%) JSON
5 11 (8.09%) J2EE
5 11 (8.09%) Protocol Buffers
6 9 (6.62%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.88%) Web Services
8 7 (5.15%) .NET
8 7 (5.15%) HTML
9 6 (4.41%) CSS
9 6 (4.41%) JMS
10 5 (3.68%) J2SE
10 5 (3.68%) Middleware
10 5 (3.68%) WSDL
11 4 (2.94%) JSP
11 4 (2.94%) XML Messaging
12 3 (2.21%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.21%) WinForms
13 2 (1.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.41%) Replication
5 5 (3.68%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.68%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.94%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.94%) Reference Data
7 3 (2.21%) Clustering
7 3 (2.21%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.47%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.47%) NHS
8 2 (1.47%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Derivative
9 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.65%) Unix
2 34 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (9.56%) Windows
4 4 (2.94%) Solaris
5 3 (2.21%) AIX
5 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.74%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.74%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) OO
2 40 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
4 22 (16.18%) Scrum
5 20 (14.71%) Low Latency
6 17 (12.50%) SDLC
7 16 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (10.29%) Web Development
9 13 (9.56%) Data Modelling
10 12 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (6.62%) DevOps
12 9 (6.62%) SOA
12 9 (6.62%) TDD
13 7 (5.15%) Refactoring
13 7 (5.15%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.41%) ETL
14 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (66.18%) SQL
2 79 (58.09%) Java
3 22 (16.18%) Perl
3 22 (16.18%) Shell Script
4 14 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 12 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.62%) C#
6 9 (6.62%) PHP
7 7 (5.15%) Python
7 7 (5.15%) Ruby
8 6 (4.41%) Scala
9 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.21%) C++
11 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) Korn
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.68%) MCITP
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (2.21%) MCSA
5 2 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.47%) MCDBA
5 2 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) ISEB
6 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.62%) Dodd-Frank
1 9 (6.62%) EMIR
1 9 (6.62%) MiFID
2 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Docker
1 2 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
2 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Ansible
2 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (2.21%) Puppet
3 2 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
4 1 (0.74%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.74%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (22.06%) Oracle
2 26 (19.12%) Sybase
3 13 (9.56%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.56%) Perforce
4 4 (2.94%) McAfee
5 2 (1.47%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.47%) CA
5 2 (1.47%) HP
5 2 (1.47%) IBM
5 2 (1.47%) Informatica
5 2 (1.47%) Tableau
6 1 (0.74%) F5
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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