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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 69 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 11 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.80% 1.51% 3.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 3.99% 9.19% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 12
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £248 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £503 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
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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
276 185 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.18% 16.44% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 77 79
Average daily rate £380 £335 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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
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 30 January 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 20 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (20.00%) XML
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
6 4 (20.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) DB2
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.00%) SOA
8 2 (10.00%) JUnit
8 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (10.00%) SAS
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) TDD
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) SAS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) DB2
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (5.00%) BODI
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
1 6 (30.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) DBA
3 4 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) SAS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) XML
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) JSP
3 2 (10.00%) Servlets
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) JSF
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JPA
4 1 (5.00%) J2SE
4 1 (5.00%) JMS
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) JDBC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) VSAM
3 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ETL
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
3 2 (10.00%) Scrum
3 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Database Tuning
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) OO
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) COBOL
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCITP
1 1 (5.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica