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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 46 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 40 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.90% 2.80% 3.68%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.34% 16.08% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 11
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£423 £330 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.03% +38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £480 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £20.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+189.15% -30.83%
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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
279 199 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 20.20% 17.40% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 83 82
Average daily rate £380 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -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 27 January 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 January 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 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (60.32%) Java
3 31 (49.21%) XML
4 28 (44.44%) SQL
5 24 (38.10%) Oracle
6 23 (36.51%) Spring
7 22 (34.92%) TDD
8 21 (33.33%) Banking
8 21 (33.33%) RDBMS
9 20 (31.75%) JDBC
10 19 (30.16%) JUnit
10 19 (30.16%) iBATIS
11 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
12 17 (26.98%) PL/SQL
13 16 (25.40%) J2EE
14 15 (23.81%) JMS
14 15 (23.81%) WebSphere
14 15 (23.81%) Selenium
15 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
15 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (22.22%) CSS
16 13 (20.63%) JSP
16 13 (20.63%) XML Schema
16 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
17 12 (19.05%) OO
17 12 (19.05%) Web Services
17 12 (19.05%) Linux
17 12 (19.05%) FitNesse
17 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (17.46%) Web Application Development

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 15 (23.81%) WebSphere
2 11 (17.46%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.52%) SAS
4 5 (7.94%) Apache
5 4 (6.35%) nginx
5 4 (6.35%) JBoss
5 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (4.76%) WordPress
7 2 (3.17%) CMS
7 2 (3.17%) CICS
8 1 (1.59%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 1 (1.59%) SMS
3 1 (1.59%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.35%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) BODI
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 19 (30.16%) JUnit
2 15 (23.81%) Selenium
3 12 (19.05%) FitNesse
4 10 (15.87%) CruiseControl
5 9 (14.29%) jMock
5 9 (14.29%) Mockito
5 9 (14.29%) Ant
6 6 (9.52%) Maven
7 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.35%) JIRA
9 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.59%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.59%) Subversion
10 1 (1.59%) JMeter
10 1 (1.59%) FxCop
10 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.59%) T4 Templates
10 1 (1.59%) MSBuild
General
1 21 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 34 (53.97%) Java Developer
3 6 (9.52%) SAS Developer
4 5 (7.94%) DBA
4 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.35%) SAS Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Tester
7 2 (3.17%) QA Tester
8 1 (1.59%) Project Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Java Web Developer
8 1 (1.59%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) XML
2 23 (36.51%) Spring
3 20 (31.75%) JDBC
4 19 (30.16%) iBATIS
5 16 (25.40%) J2EE
6 15 (23.81%) JMS
7 14 (22.22%) CSS
8 13 (20.63%) JSP
8 13 (20.63%) XML Schema
8 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
9 12 (19.05%) Web Services
10 10 (15.87%) Ajax
10 10 (15.87%) Struts
10 10 (15.87%) XSLT
10 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
10 10 (15.87%) Spring Web Flow
10 10 (15.87%) GWT
11 7 (11.11%) RESTful
12 6 (9.52%) JSON
13 5 (7.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.35%) Open Source
4 2 (3.17%) VSAM
4 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.59%) W3C
5 1 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.59%) Replication
5 1 (1.59%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.59%) DataPower
5 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Linux
2 11 (17.46%) UNIX
3 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.59%) zOS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) TDD
3 14 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.05%) OO
5 11 (17.46%) Web Application Development
5 11 (17.46%) Pair Programming
6 10 (15.87%) MVC
7 8 (12.70%) SOA
7 8 (12.70%) Web Development
8 6 (9.52%) Scrum
8 6 (9.52%) ETL
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 5 (7.94%) Project Management
10 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.76%) Migration
11 3 (4.76%) Refactoring
11 3 (4.76%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) Java
2 28 (44.44%) SQL
3 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.98%) PL/SQL
5 11 (17.46%) Perl
6 10 (15.87%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.35%) PHP5
7 4 (6.35%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) XPath
8 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.59%) REXX
9 1 (1.59%) C#
9 1 (1.59%) COBOL
9 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.59%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.59%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (1.59%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) IBM
2 5 (7.94%) Sun
3 1 (1.59%) CA
3 1 (1.59%) Informatica
3 1 (1.59%) Sybase
3 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
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