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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 44 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 43 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.94% 2.62% 2.48%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.93% 11.07% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.91 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +4.62%
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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
270 289 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.47% 23.69% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 130 93
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £37.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +146.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -9.83%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 44 (61.97%) Java
2 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.85%) SQL
4 28 (39.44%) XML
5 27 (38.03%) Oracle
6 26 (36.62%) TDD
7 24 (33.80%) RDBMS
8 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
9 20 (28.17%) Spring
10 19 (26.76%) Selenium
11 18 (25.35%) JDBC
12 17 (23.94%) iBATIS
13 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (22.54%) CSS
13 16 (22.54%) JUnit
14 15 (21.13%) JSP
15 14 (19.72%) Banking
16 13 (18.31%) Hibernate
16 13 (18.31%) PL/SQL
16 13 (18.31%) J2EE
16 13 (18.31%) Linux
16 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
17 12 (16.90%) FitNesse
17 12 (16.90%) SOA
17 12 (16.90%) XML Schema
17 12 (16.90%) Web Services
18 11 (15.49%) JMS
18 11 (15.49%) Scrum
18 11 (15.49%) Pair Programming

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.68%) JBoss
4 8 (11.27%) Apache
5 6 (8.45%) SAS
6 4 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.63%) nginx
7 3 (4.23%) WordPress
8 2 (2.82%) CMS
9 1 (1.41%) PegaRULES
9 1 (1.41%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) SNA
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (33.80%) RDBMS
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) BODI
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Selenium
2 16 (22.54%) JUnit
3 12 (16.90%) FitNesse
4 11 (15.49%) Maven
5 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
5 10 (14.08%) JIRA
6 8 (11.27%) Ant
6 8 (11.27%) jMock
6 8 (11.27%) Mockito
7 7 (9.86%) CruiseControl
8 5 (7.04%) Eclipse
8 5 (7.04%) Subversion
9 3 (4.23%) Zephyr
9 3 (4.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.23%) JBuilder
10 1 (1.41%) FxCop
10 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.41%) T4 Templates
10 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (19.72%) Banking
2 9 (12.68%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Developer
2 33 (46.48%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Technical Leader
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) SAS Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (5.63%) Test Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) DBA
6 3 (4.23%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (2.82%) QA Tester
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Tester
7 2 (2.82%) Verification Engineer
8 1 (1.41%) Designer
8 1 (1.41%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (1.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.41%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) XML
2 20 (28.17%) Spring
3 18 (25.35%) JDBC
4 17 (23.94%) iBATIS
5 16 (22.54%) CSS
6 15 (21.13%) JSP
7 13 (18.31%) Hibernate
7 13 (18.31%) J2EE
8 12 (16.90%) XML Schema
8 12 (16.90%) Web Services
9 11 (15.49%) JMS
10 10 (14.08%) Struts
10 10 (14.08%) HTML
11 9 (12.68%) JSF
12 8 (11.27%) Servlets
12 8 (11.27%) Ajax
12 8 (11.27%) RESTful
13 7 (9.86%) GWT
13 7 (9.86%) Spring Web Flow
13 7 (9.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.63%) Open Source
4 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.41%) DataPower
5 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
3 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Android
4 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.41%) Solaris
4 1 (1.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (57.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) TDD
3 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (16.90%) SOA
5 11 (15.49%) Scrum
5 11 (15.49%) Pair Programming
5 11 (15.49%) Unit Testing
5 11 (15.49%) Web Application Development
6 9 (12.68%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.27%) OO
8 7 (9.86%) Manual Testing
8 7 (9.86%) Web Development
8 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.86%) MVC
9 5 (7.04%) Automated Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Software Testing
9 5 (7.04%) BDD
9 5 (7.04%) Project Management
10 4 (5.63%) ETL
10 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (61.97%) Java
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
4 13 (18.31%) PL/SQL
5 8 (11.27%) Perl
6 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
7 4 (5.63%) PHP5
8 3 (4.23%) Python
9 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.82%) VB
9 2 (2.82%) XPath
10 1 (1.41%) REXX
10 1 (1.41%) C#
10 1 (1.41%) AspectJ
10 1 (1.41%) Ruby
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) Sun Certification
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (1.41%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 27 (38.03%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) IBM
3 4 (5.63%) Sun
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) CA
5 1 (1.41%) Informatica
5 1 (1.41%) Cognos
5 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
Edinburgh
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 10 days ago