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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 63 42 34
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 22 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 2.96% 3.17%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.72% 17.84% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £313 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £25.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+62.40% -32.43%
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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
285 213 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.76% 16.60% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 111 50
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (59.68%) XML
3 36 (58.06%) Java
4 33 (53.23%) SQL
5 28 (45.16%) Spring
6 24 (38.71%) TDD
7 23 (37.10%) Banking
8 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
8 22 (35.48%) JDBC
9 21 (33.87%) Oracle
9 21 (33.87%) iBATIS
10 20 (32.26%) PL/SQL
10 20 (32.26%) JUnit
11 19 (30.65%) J2EE
12 18 (29.03%) Selenium
12 18 (29.03%) Unit Testing
13 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (27.42%) XML Schema
14 16 (25.81%) JMS
15 15 (24.19%) CSS
15 15 (24.19%) Linux
15 15 (24.19%) FitNesse
16 14 (22.58%) Hibernate
16 14 (22.58%) OO
16 14 (22.58%) UNIX
16 14 (22.58%) JSP
16 14 (22.58%) Perl
17 13 (20.97%) XSLT
17 13 (20.97%) Struts
17 13 (20.97%) Web Services

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.90%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.29%) Apache
3 7 (11.29%) nginx
4 6 (9.68%) WordPress
5 2 (3.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.61%) CICS
6 1 (1.61%) CMS
6 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
2 5 (8.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.97%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.84%) DB2
3 3 (4.84%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.61%) BODI
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 20 (32.26%) JUnit
2 18 (29.03%) Selenium
3 15 (24.19%) FitNesse
4 13 (20.97%) CruiseControl
5 11 (17.74%) jMock
5 11 (17.74%) Mockito
6 10 (16.13%) Ant
7 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.06%) Maven
8 4 (6.45%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 23 (37.10%) Banking
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) Developer
2 35 (56.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Tester
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.61%) Test Analyst
8 1 (1.61%) Web Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Consultant
8 1 (1.61%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.61%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (59.68%) XML
2 28 (45.16%) Spring
3 22 (35.48%) JDBC
4 21 (33.87%) iBATIS
5 19 (30.65%) J2EE
6 17 (27.42%) XML Schema
7 16 (25.81%) JMS
8 15 (24.19%) CSS
9 14 (22.58%) JSP
9 14 (22.58%) Hibernate
10 13 (20.97%) XSLT
10 13 (20.97%) Ajax
10 13 (20.97%) Struts
10 13 (20.97%) Web Services
10 13 (20.97%) Spring MVC
10 13 (20.97%) Spring Web Flow
10 13 (20.97%) GWT
11 11 (17.74%) RESTful
11 11 (17.74%) JSON
12 7 (11.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.06%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) VSAM
4 2 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 14 (22.58%) UNIX
3 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (69.35%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) TDD
3 18 (29.03%) Unit Testing
4 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.58%) OO
6 13 (20.97%) MVC
6 13 (20.97%) Pair Programming
6 13 (20.97%) Web Application Development
7 9 (14.52%) Web Development
8 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.29%) SOA
9 6 (9.68%) ETL
10 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.45%) Refactoring
11 4 (6.45%) User Stories
11 4 (6.45%) BDD
11 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.84%) Waterfall
12 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) SQL
3 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 20 (32.26%) PL/SQL
5 14 (22.58%) Perl
6 13 (20.97%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.29%) PHP5
7 7 (11.29%) PHP
8 4 (6.45%) XPath
9 3 (4.84%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCITP
3 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Sun
3 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 18 days ago