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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Relational Database
UK / Scotland
Rank 46 54 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 65 77 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.76% 2.99% 3.05%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.06% 15.07% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 44 46
Median daily rate £400 £430 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +2.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £52.17 - £33.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -26.62% -7.14%  

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 341 511 598
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 19.71% 19.84% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 304 335
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
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 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.39 £10.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.90% -78.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.75 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% -  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Relational Database in Scotland

Relational Database
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Relational Database in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 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
Glasgow +21 41 £400 +6.66% 18
Edinburgh 0 18 £325 -27.77% 7
Renfrewshire +5 3 £445 +2.29%
West Lothian - 2 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £400 -
Relational Database
UK

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 78 (55.71%) SQL
2 72 (51.43%) Java
3 57 (40.71%) RDBMS
4 43 (30.71%) Unix
5 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (26.43%) Oracle
7 33 (23.57%) Linux
8 32 (22.86%) OO
9 31 (22.14%) Windows
10 30 (21.43%) Finance
11 28 (20.00%) Data Centre
12 25 (17.86%) XML
13 24 (17.14%) Spring
13 24 (17.14%) Degree
14 22 (15.71%) OOA/OOD
14 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
15 21 (15.00%) Data Modelling
15 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
15 21 (15.00%) Oracle Database
16 20 (14.29%) Banking
17 19 (13.57%) PL/SQL
18 18 (12.86%) DB2
18 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
19 17 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
19 17 (12.14%) JavaScript
20 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
20 16 (11.43%) SDLC
21 15 (10.71%) Web Services
21 15 (10.71%) Shell Script
22 14 (10.00%) Hibernate

Relational Database
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 10 (7.14%) JBoss
2 7 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (2.14%) SAS
5 2 (1.43%) CICS
5 2 (1.43%) CMS
5 2 (1.43%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.43%) IIS
5 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.71%) Apache
6 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.43%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) IaaS
3 2 (1.43%) PaaS
3 2 (1.43%) Route 53
3 2 (1.43%) SaaS
3 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.29%) LAN
1 13 (9.29%) WAN
2 5 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (2.86%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) Internet
4 3 (2.14%) DNS
4 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.43%) HTTP
5 2 (1.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (40.71%) RDBMS
2 22 (15.71%) SQL Server
3 21 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 18 (12.86%) DB2
5 10 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
7 6 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database 12c
7 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (1.43%) Big Data
9 2 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.43%) KDB
9 2 (1.43%) Kdb+
9 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.57%) Maven
3 9 (6.43%) Ant
3 9 (6.43%) JUnit
4 8 (5.71%) Gradle
4 8 (5.71%) Hudson
4 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.57%) GitLab
5 5 (3.57%) Selenium
5 5 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.14%) Concordion
7 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.14%) JBehave
7 3 (2.14%) JIRA
7 3 (2.14%) Moq
7 3 (2.14%) NUnit
7 3 (2.14%) Subversion
8 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (21.43%) Finance
2 20 (14.29%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Law
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (40.00%) Developer
2 36 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 17 (12.14%) Architect
3 17 (12.14%) Consultant
4 15 (10.71%) Analyst
5 14 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.86%) Designer
7 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 10 (7.14%) Database Consultant
8 10 (7.14%) Database Designer
8 10 (7.14%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.43%) Data Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) DBA
11 7 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (5.00%) SIEM Consultant
12 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
14 4 (2.86%) C# Developer
14 4 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.86%) XML
2 24 (17.14%) Spring
3 15 (10.71%) Web Services
4 14 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 12 (8.57%) SOAP
6 11 (7.86%) Middleware
7 9 (6.43%) JSON
7 9 (6.43%) WSDL
8 8 (5.71%) .NET
8 8 (5.71%) XML Messaging
9 7 (5.00%) CSS
10 6 (4.29%) HTML
10 6 (4.29%) J2EE
10 6 (4.29%) Protocol Buffers
11 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET
11 5 (3.57%) JMS
11 5 (3.57%) jQuery
12 4 (2.86%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.57%) Private Cloud
4 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.71%) Replication
6 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.43%) Clustering
9 2 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.43%) Derivative
9 2 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.43%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (1.43%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.71%) RIA
10 1 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 43 (30.71%) Unix
2 33 (23.57%) Linux
3 31 (22.14%) Windows
4 3 (2.14%) AIX
4 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Tru64
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.43%) MVS
5 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (22.86%) OO
3 22 (15.71%) OOA/OOD
4 21 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 17 (12.14%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (11.43%) SDLC
7 13 (9.29%) CRM
7 13 (9.29%) Network Design
7 13 (9.29%) Scrum
7 13 (9.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 12 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (7.86%) Low Latency
9 11 (7.86%) Office Automation
9 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (7.86%) TDD
10 9 (6.43%) Change Control
10 9 (6.43%) DevOps
10 9 (6.43%) SOA
11 8 (5.71%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (55.71%) SQL
2 72 (51.43%) Java
3 19 (13.57%) PL/SQL
4 17 (12.14%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 12 (8.57%) Perl
7 9 (6.43%) C#
7 9 (6.43%) Python
8 7 (5.00%) PHP
8 7 (5.00%) Ruby
9 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.43%) COBOL
11 2 (1.43%) Scala
12 1 (0.71%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) Clojure
12 1 (0.71%) Haskell
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (17.14%) Degree
2 10 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.14%) MCAD
4 3 (2.14%) MCITP
4 3 (2.14%) MCSD
4 3 (2.14%) MCTS
5 2 (1.43%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.71%) HND
6 1 (0.71%) IISP
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (2.86%) MiFID
1 4 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) EMIR
3 2 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Docker
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.71%) Firmware
3 1 (0.71%) NFS
3 1 (0.71%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (3.57%) Ansible
2 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 37 (26.43%) Oracle
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.29%) Sybase
4 9 (6.43%) Intel Security
5 8 (5.71%) Perforce
6 2 (1.43%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.43%) IBM
6 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.43%) Tableau
6 2 (1.43%) Twitter
6 2 (1.43%) VMware
7 1 (0.71%) CA
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) Progress
7 1 (0.71%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.71%) Teradata
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