The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 56 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 37 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.59% 2.74% 2.60%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.59% 14.06% 15.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 15
Average daily rate £450 £418 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.78% +19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £463 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
Relational Database
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
294 256 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.59% 19.51% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 147 86
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +251.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 40 (62.50%) Oracle
3 26 (40.63%) OO
4 25 (39.06%) Data Modelling
4 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
5 24 (37.50%) JSF
5 24 (37.50%) JBoss
5 24 (37.50%) UML
5 24 (37.50%) Use Case
6 23 (35.94%) JPA
6 23 (35.94%) Logical Data Model
6 23 (35.94%) SOA
7 22 (34.38%) Drools
8 21 (32.81%) Apache CXF
9 20 (31.25%) SQL
10 18 (28.13%) BPMN
11 16 (25.00%) Web Services
12 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 14 (21.88%) Linux
12 14 (21.88%) RichFaces
13 12 (18.75%) SDLC
13 12 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
14 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.63%) HTTP
15 10 (15.63%) HTML
15 10 (15.63%) Spring
16 9 (14.06%) RDBMS
16 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
17 8 (12.50%) Finance

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (37.50%) JBoss
2 6 (9.38%) Apache
3 5 (7.81%) nginx
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) HTTP
2 6 (9.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (6.25%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) SSL
3 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) RDBMS
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.38%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) JUnit
3 2 (3.13%) NUnit
3 2 (3.13%) ReSharper
3 2 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.56%) Cobertura
4 1 (1.56%) ERwin
4 1 (1.56%) JBehave
4 1 (1.56%) JProfiler
4 1 (1.56%) Maven
4 1 (1.56%) Selenium
4 1 (1.56%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Law
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Architect
2 22 (34.38%) Solutions Architect
3 20 (31.25%) Developer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Architect
4 8 (12.50%) Java Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.25%) PHP Developer
8 3 (4.69%) DBA
8 3 (4.69%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.69%) SOA Architect
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) Hibernate
2 24 (37.50%) JSF
3 23 (35.94%) JPA
4 22 (34.38%) Drools
5 21 (32.81%) Apache CXF
6 16 (25.00%) Web Services
7 14 (21.88%) RichFaces
8 10 (15.63%) HTML
8 10 (15.63%) Spring
9 8 (12.50%) SOAP
9 8 (12.50%) XML
10 7 (10.94%) Java EE
10 7 (10.94%) JSON
11 6 (9.38%) jQuery
11 6 (9.38%) RESTful
12 4 (6.25%) .NET
12 4 (6.25%) J2EE
13 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
13 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
13 3 (4.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.13%) Fintech
2 2 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
3 4 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.69%) Unix
5 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) OO
2 25 (39.06%) Data Modelling
3 24 (37.50%) UML
3 24 (37.50%) Use Case
4 23 (35.94%) Logical Data Model
4 23 (35.94%) SOA
5 18 (28.13%) BPMN
6 12 (18.75%) SDLC
7 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (12.50%) ITIL
9 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
10 7 (10.94%) ETL
10 7 (10.94%) Project Management
11 6 (9.38%) Business Continuity
11 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 42 (65.63%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.81%) C#
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
6 4 (6.25%) PHP 5
7 2 (3.13%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) ANSI SQL
8 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) C++
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.56%) VB
8 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) ISEB
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) IISP
3 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.56%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (62.50%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) Informatica
4 2 (3.13%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) Sybase
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) TIBCO
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