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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 47 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 31 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.55% 1.88% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 12.45% 9.73% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +51.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £317 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £34.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
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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
249 226 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.44% 19.30% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 98 54
Average daily rate £355 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £453 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £34.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.96% +67.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £31.56 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+2.99% -1.39%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014, 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 49 (61.25%) Java
2 36 (45.00%) Oracle
3 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (33.75%) RDBMS
5 22 (27.50%) XML
6 21 (26.25%) Web Services
7 19 (23.75%) Data Modelling
8 18 (22.50%) SOA
8 18 (22.50%) JBoss
8 18 (22.50%) HTML
8 18 (22.50%) JSF
9 17 (21.25%) Finance
9 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
9 17 (21.25%) CSS
9 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (20.00%) Scrum
11 14 (17.50%) TDD
11 14 (17.50%) Linux
11 14 (17.50%) SQL
11 14 (17.50%) JSON
12 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
12 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
13 12 (15.00%) RESTful
13 12 (15.00%) Selenium
13 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
14 11 (13.75%) Mac OS X
14 11 (13.75%) SOAP
14 11 (13.75%) HTTP
15 10 (12.50%) SQL Server

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 7 (8.75%) SAS
2 5 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) CICS
5 1 (1.25%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (5.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) SNA
2 1 (1.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) RDBMS
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (11.25%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (8.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (5.00%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (5.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Cognos Transformer
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (2.50%) DataStage
10 1 (1.25%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.25%) DB2
10 1 (1.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.25%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) Selenium
2 10 (12.50%) Maven
3 9 (11.25%) JIRA
3 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
4 6 (7.50%) Subversion
5 5 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 4 (5.00%) JUnit
7 3 (3.75%) JBuilder
7 3 (3.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.75%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.25%) FxCop
9 1 (1.25%) Mockito
9 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.25%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.25%) ReSharper
9 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (21.25%) Finance
2 6 (7.50%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (46.25%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Java Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Architect
3 10 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 8 (10.00%) Designer
4 8 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) SAS Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) SAS Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Cognos Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Data Warehouse Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Junior Java Architect
9 3 (3.75%) Junior Designer
9 3 (3.75%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) XML
2 21 (26.25%) Web Services
3 18 (22.50%) JSF
3 18 (22.50%) HTML
4 17 (21.25%) CSS
5 14 (17.50%) JSON
6 12 (15.00%) RESTful
6 12 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (13.75%) SOAP
8 9 (11.25%) JSP
8 9 (11.25%) Servlets
9 8 (10.00%) JPA
9 8 (10.00%) Apache CXF
9 8 (10.00%) RichFaces
10 6 (7.50%) Spring
10 6 (7.50%) .NET
11 4 (5.00%) JDBC
11 4 (5.00%) JMS
11 4 (5.00%) XML Schema
11 4 (5.00%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) FMCG
2 4 (5.00%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Open Source
3 3 (3.75%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.25%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Linux
2 11 (13.75%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.75%) UNIX
5 1 (1.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.75%) Data Modelling
3 18 (22.50%) SOA
4 17 (21.25%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (20.00%) Scrum
6 14 (17.50%) TDD
7 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 9 (11.25%) Project Management
9 9 (11.25%) ETL
10 8 (10.00%) OO
10 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.00%) Use Case
10 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (8.75%) UML
12 6 (7.50%) Software Testing
12 6 (7.50%) Refactoring
12 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
13 5 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 3 (3.75%) Python
4 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.50%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) VB
5 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.25%) VB6
6 1 (1.25%) AspectJ
6 1 (1.25%) REXX
6 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) RACF
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.25%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.25%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Oracle
2 18 (22.50%) JBoss
3 4 (5.00%) Cognos
3 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.50%) Sybase
4 2 (2.50%) Informatica
4 2 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.25%) CA
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