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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 60 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 21 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.20% 2.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.72% 7.03% 16.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £375 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £329 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
- -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +23.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
216 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.82% 17.00% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £70.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
RDBMS
Scotland

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 38 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (55.26%) Oracle
3 15 (39.47%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
4 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.95%) .NET
5 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
6 9 (23.68%) C#
6 9 (23.68%) HTML
6 9 (23.68%) CSS
7 8 (21.05%) VB
7 8 (21.05%) Data Architecture
8 7 (18.42%) Investment Management
8 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
8 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) SAP
9 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) Windows
10 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
11 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
11 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
11 4 (10.53%) UNIX
11 4 (10.53%) XSL
11 4 (10.53%) PowerDesigner
11 4 (10.53%) EDI

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) SAS
1 2 (5.26%) Apache
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.63%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) DB2
5 2 (5.26%) PowerCenter
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (2.63%) Ingres
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.63%) Informix
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.63%) DataStage
6 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) PowerDesigner
1 4 (10.53%) NUnit
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) ERwin
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Front Office
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) Architect
3 7 (18.42%) Data Architect
4 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Cognos Developer
6 2 (5.26%) DBA
6 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.26%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Informatica Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 9 (23.68%) CSS
3 5 (13.16%) XML
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) XSL
4 4 (10.53%) EDI
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (7.89%) XSLT
6 2 (5.26%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.63%) Spring
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.63%) JMS
7 1 (2.63%) J2SE
7 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) HPUX
3 1 (2.63%) Solaris
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Data Modelling
3 8 (21.05%) Data Architecture
4 7 (18.42%) Investment Management
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.79%) Information Architecture
6 4 (10.53%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) MVC
6 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Management
6 4 (10.53%) Data Governance
6 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) ETL
8 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.26%) UML
8 2 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) C#
3 8 (21.05%) VB
4 7 (18.42%) PL/SQL
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (5.26%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Java
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) XQuery
7 2 (5.26%) XPath
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) SAP
4 4 (10.53%) Cognos
5 2 (5.26%) Informatica
5 2 (5.26%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (2.63%) Actuate
6 1 (2.63%) Sun
6 1 (2.63%) Sybase