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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 55 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 28 49 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 4.10% 2.18%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.22% 22.79% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 11
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£400 £388 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £334 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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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
274 215 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.28% 18.01% 18.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 116 67
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 35 (60.34%) Java
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) XML
4 28 (48.28%) SQL
5 24 (41.38%) Oracle
6 23 (39.66%) Spring
7 20 (34.48%) Banking
8 18 (31.03%) TDD
8 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
8 18 (31.03%) OO
9 17 (29.31%) PL/SQL
9 17 (29.31%) J2EE
9 17 (29.31%) JUnit
10 16 (27.59%) JDBC
10 16 (27.59%) iBATIS
11 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
11 15 (25.86%) Linux
12 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (22.41%) Selenium
13 13 (22.41%) Web Services
14 12 (20.69%) UNIX
14 12 (20.69%) Perl
14 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
14 12 (20.69%) JMS
14 12 (20.69%) XML Schema
14 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
15 11 (18.97%) CruiseControl
15 11 (18.97%) Ajax
15 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
15 11 (18.97%) Spring MVC

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (18.97%) WebSphere
2 7 (12.07%) Apache
2 7 (12.07%) nginx
3 6 (10.34%) WordPress
4 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.45%) SAS
6 1 (1.72%) CMS
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.34%) Internet
2 5 (8.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) DB2
4 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (29.31%) JUnit
2 13 (22.41%) Selenium
3 11 (18.97%) CruiseControl
4 10 (17.24%) FitNesse
5 8 (13.79%) Ant
5 8 (13.79%) Mockito
5 8 (13.79%) jMock
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) Maven
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 20 (34.48%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 29 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (13.79%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Tester
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) DBA
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.45%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.72%) WordPress Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Linux Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (1.72%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (51.72%) XML
2 23 (39.66%) Spring
3 17 (29.31%) J2EE
4 16 (27.59%) JDBC
4 16 (27.59%) iBATIS
5 13 (22.41%) Web Services
6 12 (20.69%) JMS
6 12 (20.69%) XML Schema
6 12 (20.69%) Hibernate
7 11 (18.97%) Ajax
7 11 (18.97%) Spring MVC
7 11 (18.97%) Spring Web Flow
7 11 (18.97%) GWT
7 11 (18.97%) JSP
7 11 (18.97%) CSS
7 11 (18.97%) Struts
8 9 (15.52%) JSON
8 9 (15.52%) RESTful
8 9 (15.52%) XSLT
9 7 (12.07%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) VSAM
4 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Derivative
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 12 (20.69%) UNIX
3 7 (12.07%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) TDD
2 18 (31.03%) OO
3 15 (25.86%) Unit Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.97%) MVC
5 11 (18.97%) Web Application Development
6 10 (17.24%) Data Modelling
6 10 (17.24%) SOA
6 10 (17.24%) Pair Programming
7 9 (15.52%) Web Development
8 7 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 7 (12.07%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (10.34%) UML
9 6 (10.34%) Use Case
10 5 (8.62%) ETL
11 4 (6.90%) Refactoring
12 3 (5.17%) Migration
12 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) Java
2 28 (48.28%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.31%) PL/SQL
5 12 (20.69%) Perl
5 12 (20.69%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.07%) PHP5
6 7 (12.07%) PHP
7 2 (3.45%) XPath
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.72%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.72%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Sun
3 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.45%) Sybase
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
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