The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 66 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 17 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.46% 3.95% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Average daily rate
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£413 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 - £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +29.32%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
228 177 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.84% 17.30% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 73 70
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 £250 £263 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £28.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.06% +41.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
RDBMS
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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 37 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 23 (62.16%) Oracle
3 19 (51.35%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) HTML
4 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
6 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
7 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (24.32%) Java
8 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
8 9 (24.32%) SQL
8 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (21.62%) TDD
9 8 (21.62%) JSF
9 8 (21.62%) Maven
9 8 (21.62%) Selenium
9 8 (21.62%) JBoss
10 7 (18.92%) JSP
10 7 (18.92%) Servlets
10 7 (18.92%) Cognos
10 7 (18.92%) SOA
10 7 (18.92%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (18.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (18.92%) Cognos Transformer
10 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
10 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (18.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (16.22%) Scrum

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (8.11%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
3 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.92%) Cognos Report Studio
4 7 (18.92%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 7 (18.92%) Cognos Transformer
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.70%) MySQL
6 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.70%) DataStage
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Maven
1 8 (21.62%) Selenium
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.11%) NUnit
4 2 (5.41%) ERwin
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Cognos Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Data Architect
6 3 (8.11%) SAS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Verification Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cognos Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Systems Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) CSS
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) JSF
3 7 (18.92%) JSP
3 7 (18.92%) Servlets
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) J2EE
6 1 (2.70%) Classic ASP
6 1 (2.70%) XML
6 1 (2.70%) XSL
6 1 (2.70%) XSLT
6 1 (2.70%) J2SE
6 1 (2.70%) JMS
6 1 (2.70%) JavaBeans
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 10 (27.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
5 7 (18.92%) SOA
5 7 (18.92%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (16.22%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) Data Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Data Governance
8 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
8 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.11%) Data Management
8 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
8 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
8 3 (8.11%) MVC
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
1 9 (24.32%) Java
1 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) Perl
3 2 (5.41%) VB
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) XQuery
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) XPath
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) JBoss
3 7 (18.92%) Cognos
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.70%) Sybase
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica