The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 63 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 17 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.80% 0.56%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.83% 4.89% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Average daily rate
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£460 - £260
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 - £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
217 184 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.14% 16.43% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 72 60
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.90 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.30 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-0.63% +8.33%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Edinburgh region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS.

1 34 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (76.47%) Oracle
3 18 (52.94%) Finance
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
5 12 (35.29%) Java
6 11 (32.35%) CSS
6 11 (32.35%) HTML
7 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
7 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (26.47%) JBoss
8 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (26.47%) TDD
8 9 (26.47%) JSF
8 9 (26.47%) Maven
8 9 (26.47%) Selenium
9 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 8 (23.53%) JSP
9 8 (23.53%) Servlets
9 8 (23.53%) SOA
10 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (20.59%) SQL
10 7 (20.59%) Scrum
11 6 (17.65%) Cognos
11 6 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
11 6 (17.65%) Cognos Report Studio
11 6 (17.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 6 (17.65%) Cognos Transformer
11 6 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing RDBMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (8.82%) SAS
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 13 (38.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (17.65%) Cognos Report Studio
4 6 (17.65%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Cognos Transformer
5 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.94%) DataStage
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Maven
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) ERwin
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Technical Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Cognos Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) SAS Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.88%) DBA
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cognos Programmer
6 2 (5.88%) Verification Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 1 (2.94%) Development Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Java Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) CSS
1 11 (32.35%) HTML
2 9 (26.47%) JSF
3 8 (23.53%) JSP
3 8 (23.53%) Servlets
4 3 (8.82%) XML
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.94%) WCF
6 1 (2.94%) JavaBeans
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Data Modelling
1 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 8 (23.53%) SOA
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
5 6 (17.65%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
6 3 (8.82%) Investment Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Architecture
6 3 (8.82%) Data Management
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Java
2 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) Ruby
5 1 (2.94%) Perl
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Oracle
2 9 (26.47%) JBoss
3 6 (17.65%) Cognos
4 3 (8.82%) IBM
5 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 1 (2.94%) Informatica
6 1 (2.94%) Ab Initio