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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 51 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 32 28 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.32% 2.28% 3.65%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.17% 15.14% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 9
Average daily rate
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£415 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £243 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £17.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
+131.42% -43.67%
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
263 185 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.03% 15.07% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 91 51
Average daily rate £400 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -55.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (58.06%) Java
3 34 (54.84%) XML
4 30 (48.39%) SQL
5 27 (43.55%) Spring
6 24 (38.71%) TDD
7 22 (35.48%) Banking
7 22 (35.48%) JDBC
8 21 (33.87%) JUnit
8 21 (33.87%) iBATIS
9 19 (30.65%) Oracle
10 18 (29.03%) PL/SQL
10 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 17 (27.42%) J2EE
11 17 (27.42%) XML Schema
12 16 (25.81%) JMS
12 16 (25.81%) Selenium
12 16 (25.81%) FitNesse
12 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (24.19%) Unit Testing
13 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
13 15 (24.19%) RDBMS
14 13 (20.97%) CSS
14 13 (20.97%) Linux
14 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
14 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (19.35%) Web Application Development
15 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
15 12 (19.35%) OO
15 12 (19.35%) UNIX

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 12 (19.35%) WebSphere
1 12 (19.35%) Tomcat
2 6 (9.68%) Apache
3 5 (8.06%) nginx
3 5 (8.06%) SAS
4 4 (6.45%) WordPress
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
2 3 (4.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) BODI
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) JUnit
2 16 (25.81%) Selenium
2 16 (25.81%) FitNesse
3 11 (17.74%) Ant
3 11 (17.74%) jMock
3 11 (17.74%) CruiseControl
3 11 (17.74%) Mockito
4 6 (9.68%) Maven
5 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
6 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) JMeter
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 22 (35.48%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (66.13%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
3 5 (8.06%) SAS Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) DBA
4 4 (6.45%) SAS Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Tester
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Architect
7 1 (1.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (54.84%) XML
2 27 (43.55%) Spring
3 22 (35.48%) JDBC
4 21 (33.87%) iBATIS
5 17 (27.42%) J2EE
5 17 (27.42%) XML Schema
6 16 (25.81%) JMS
7 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
8 13 (20.97%) CSS
9 12 (19.35%) JSP
10 11 (17.74%) Struts
10 11 (17.74%) Web Services
10 11 (17.74%) XSLT
10 11 (17.74%) Spring Web Flow
10 11 (17.74%) Ajax
10 11 (17.74%) Spring MVC
10 11 (17.74%) GWT
11 10 (16.13%) RESTful
12 9 (14.52%) JSON
13 6 (9.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.68%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) VSAM
4 2 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) W3C
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) UNIX
3 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 16 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (24.19%) Unit Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
6 12 (19.35%) Web Application Development
6 12 (19.35%) OO
7 11 (17.74%) MVC
8 8 (12.90%) Web Development
9 6 (9.68%) SOA
9 6 (9.68%) ETL
10 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.45%) User Stories
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.45%) BDD
12 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
12 3 (4.84%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 30 (48.39%) SQL
3 18 (29.03%) PL/SQL
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 12 (19.35%) Perl
5 11 (17.74%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.06%) PHP5
6 5 (8.06%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) XPath
8 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.61%) COBOL
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.61%) VCP4
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Sun
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
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