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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 59 40 33
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -7
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 23 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 3.03% 2.95%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.58% 20.22% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 24 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £17.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -52.70%
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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
268 183 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.50% 14.99% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 90 45
Average daily rate £400 £340 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +19.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -80.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.38 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +22.76%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) Java
2 39 (57.35%) XML
3 32 (47.06%) SQL
4 30 (44.12%) Spring
5 25 (36.76%) Banking
5 25 (36.76%) TDD
6 23 (33.82%) JDBC
7 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
7 22 (32.35%) Oracle
7 22 (32.35%) JUnit
7 22 (32.35%) iBATIS
8 20 (29.41%) PL/SQL
9 19 (27.94%) J2EE
10 18 (26.47%) JMS
10 18 (26.47%) XML Schema
10 18 (26.47%) Selenium
10 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
10 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (23.53%) FitNesse
11 16 (23.53%) RDBMS
11 16 (23.53%) Linux
11 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
12 15 (22.06%) CSS
13 14 (20.59%) JSP
13 14 (20.59%) OO
13 14 (20.59%) UNIX
13 14 (20.59%) Perl
13 14 (20.59%) Pair Programming
13 14 (20.59%) WebSphere

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.65%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.76%) Apache
4 7 (10.29%) nginx
5 6 (8.82%) WordPress
6 5 (7.35%) SAS
7 2 (2.94%) CMS
8 1 (1.47%) CICS
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Internet
2 5 (7.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) DB2
5 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) BODI
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.47%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) JUnit
2 18 (26.47%) Selenium
3 16 (23.53%) FitNesse
4 13 (19.12%) CruiseControl
5 12 (17.65%) jMock
5 12 (17.65%) Mockito
6 11 (16.18%) Ant
7 6 (8.82%) Maven
8 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.88%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.47%) JMeter
10 1 (1.47%) Subversion
10 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 25 (36.76%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (66.18%) Developer
2 38 (55.88%) Java Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Software Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) SAS Developer
5 4 (5.88%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Consultant
5 4 (5.88%) DBA
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (4.41%) Tester
6 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Technical Leader
7 2 (2.94%) QA Tester
7 2 (2.94%) Architect
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (1.47%) SQL DBA
8 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (57.35%) XML
2 30 (44.12%) Spring
3 23 (33.82%) JDBC
4 22 (32.35%) iBATIS
5 19 (27.94%) J2EE
6 18 (26.47%) JMS
6 18 (26.47%) XML Schema
7 16 (23.53%) Hibernate
8 15 (22.06%) CSS
9 14 (20.59%) JSP
10 13 (19.12%) XSLT
10 13 (19.12%) Struts
10 13 (19.12%) Web Services
10 13 (19.12%) Spring MVC
10 13 (19.12%) Spring Web Flow
10 13 (19.12%) Ajax
10 13 (19.12%) GWT
11 12 (17.65%) RESTful
12 11 (16.18%) JSON
13 8 (11.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.82%) Open Source
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) VSAM
4 2 (2.94%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Derivative
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) W3C
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Linux
2 14 (20.59%) UNIX
3 7 (10.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.94%) Windows
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Android
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.76%) TDD
3 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
3 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (20.59%) Web Application Development
4 14 (20.59%) Pair Programming
4 14 (20.59%) OO
5 13 (19.12%) MVC
6 9 (13.24%) Web Development
7 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.29%) SOA
8 6 (8.82%) ETL
9 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
10 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.88%) Refactoring
10 4 (5.88%) User Stories
10 4 (5.88%) BDD
10 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 22 (32.35%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.41%) PL/SQL
5 14 (20.59%) Perl
6 13 (19.12%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.29%) PHP5
7 7 (10.29%) PHP
8 4 (5.88%) XPath
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) COBOL
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) Sun
3 2 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Informatica
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
4 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
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