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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 42 56 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 35 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.92% 1.00% 1.41%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.13% 6.01% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 7
Average daily rate
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£460 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £290 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £290 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
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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
217 183 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.08% 16.59% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 71 60
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £32.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.07% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.90 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £21.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 50 (54.35%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) Oracle
3 34 (36.96%) RDBMS
4 25 (27.17%) Web Services
5 24 (26.09%) Data Modelling
6 22 (23.91%) Finance
7 21 (22.83%) SOA
7 21 (22.83%) JBoss
7 21 (22.83%) XML
7 21 (22.83%) JSF
8 20 (21.74%) HTML
9 19 (20.65%) SQL
9 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (19.57%) Scrum
10 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
10 18 (19.57%) CSS
10 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
11 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.22%) Linux
12 14 (15.22%) JSON
13 13 (14.13%) ETL
13 13 (14.13%) TDD
14 12 (13.04%) Hibernate
14 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (13.04%) Selenium
14 12 (13.04%) RESTful
15 11 (11.96%) RichFaces
15 11 (11.96%) Apache CXF
15 11 (11.96%) JPA

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (6.52%) SAS
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (3.26%) Apache
5 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.09%) CICS
6 1 (1.09%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (6.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) HTTP
2 1 (1.09%) SNA
2 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (36.96%) RDBMS
2 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
3 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.61%) Oracle OWB
6 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.52%) Cognos Report Studio
6 6 (6.52%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 6 (6.52%) Cognos Transformer
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.26%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.17%) DataStage
10 1 (1.09%) MySQL
10 1 (1.09%) PowerCenter
10 1 (1.09%) DB2
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.09%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Selenium
2 10 (10.87%) Maven
3 9 (9.78%) JIRA
3 9 (9.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) Subversion
5 3 (3.26%) Zephyr
5 3 (3.26%) FitNesse
5 3 (3.26%) JBuilder
5 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.17%) ERwin
6 2 (2.17%) JUnit
6 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.09%) FxCop
7 1 (1.09%) Mockito
7 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (48.91%) Developer
2 21 (22.83%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Technical Leader
5 9 (9.78%) Designer
6 8 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) ETL Developer
7 7 (7.61%) Data Architect
7 7 (7.61%) Java Architect
8 6 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Cognos Developer
8 6 (6.52%) SAS Developer
8 6 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (5.43%) Junior
9 5 (5.43%) Junior Java Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Junior Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse Architect
10 4 (4.35%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) Web Services
2 21 (22.83%) XML
2 21 (22.83%) JSF
3 20 (21.74%) HTML
4 18 (19.57%) CSS
5 14 (15.22%) JSON
6 12 (13.04%) RESTful
6 12 (13.04%) Hibernate
7 11 (11.96%) JPA
7 11 (11.96%) Apache CXF
7 11 (11.96%) SOAP
7 11 (11.96%) RichFaces
8 9 (9.78%) JSP
8 9 (9.78%) Servlets
9 8 (8.70%) .NET
10 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.35%) Spring
10 4 (4.35%) Java EE
11 3 (3.26%) Middleware
11 3 (3.26%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) FMCG
2 3 (3.26%) Open Source
2 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.09%) Replication
3 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.09%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.22%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) Mac OS X
3 4 (4.35%) Windows
4 3 (3.26%) UNIX
5 1 (1.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Data Modelling
2 21 (22.83%) SOA
3 19 (20.65%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.57%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) TDD
5 13 (14.13%) ETL
6 11 (11.96%) OO
6 11 (11.96%) Use Case
6 11 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.87%) UML
8 9 (9.78%) Project Management
9 8 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 8 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (7.61%) Migration
10 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.52%) Refactoring
11 6 (6.52%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (54.35%) Java
2 19 (20.65%) SQL
3 18 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.52%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.35%) C#
7 3 (3.26%) Python
8 2 (2.17%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) C
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) REXX
9 1 (1.09%) VB6
9 1 (1.09%) AspectJ
9 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
1 3 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) RACF
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.09%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 47 (51.09%) Oracle
2 21 (22.83%) JBoss
3 6 (6.52%) Cognos
3 6 (6.52%) Sybase
4 4 (4.35%) IBM
5 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
6 2 (2.17%) Informatica
6 2 (2.17%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.09%) CA