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 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 84 55 55
Rank change year-on-year
-29 0
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 2 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 1.46% 0.74%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.73% 8.49% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Average daily rate
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- £415 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £319
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £35.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+29.83% -4.05%
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Scotland

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
273 212 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.57% 17.24% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 111 61
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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
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 6 May 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) DB2
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (16.67%) VSAM
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) JSF
7 1 (8.33%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) SAS
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Maven
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (8.33%) SQL DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) JDBC
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Servlets
2 1 (8.33%) J2SE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) VSAM
2 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) SOA
1 3 (25.00%) ETL
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) VMware