The table below looks at the statistics for RDBMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RDBMS over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 74 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +10
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 59 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.14% 2.51% 1.94%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.32% 12.28% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 26
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£425 £362 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +27.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £309 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £45.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +41.08%
RDBMS
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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 Scotland region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
633 505 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.95% 20.45% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 217 230
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £279 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £347 £335
% change year-on-year
+0.86% +3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -3.22%

RDBMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

RDBMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region.

RDBMS Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

RDBMS Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

RDBMS
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RDBMS across the Scotland region.

RDBMS Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

RDBMS
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RDBMS within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -17 39 £425 +21.42% 7
Edinburgh -1 14 £460 - 3
Aberdeen - 2 £356 - 1
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
Stirling - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS.

1 99 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 62 (62.63%) Java
3 55 (55.56%) SQL
4 54 (54.55%) Finance
5 53 (53.54%) Oracle
6 41 (41.41%) UNIX
7 33 (33.33%) Linux
8 31 (31.31%) Sybase
9 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
9 30 (30.30%) HTML
9 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (29.29%) SQL Server
11 27 (27.27%) XML
11 27 (27.27%) Banking
12 26 (26.26%) Perl
12 26 (26.26%) CSS
13 25 (25.25%) JSP
14 24 (24.24%) OO
14 24 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (23.23%) Data Modelling
15 23 (23.23%) Servlets
16 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
17 21 (21.21%) Hibernate
18 19 (19.19%) SOA
18 19 (19.19%) Web Services
19 18 (18.18%) DB2
19 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
19 18 (18.18%) Spring
20 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing RDBMS 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 RDBMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.12%) WebSphere
2 9 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (5.05%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.04%) GlassFish
5 3 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.03%) SAS
6 2 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (2.02%) GemFire
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (2.02%) Confluence
6 2 (2.02%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) Apache
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.02%) WebLogic Integration
7 1 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 29 (29.29%) SQL Server
3 22 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 18 (18.18%) DB2
5 16 (16.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (13.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (10.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (6.06%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (5.05%) Cognos Report Studio
10 5 (5.05%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 5 (5.05%) Cognos Transformer
11 4 (4.04%) KDB
12 3 (3.03%) MySQL
13 2 (2.02%) Ingres
14 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
14 1 (1.01%) DataStage
14 1 (1.01%) Oracle OWB
14 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Maven
2 10 (10.10%) JUnit
3 9 (9.09%) Selenium
4 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
5 7 (7.07%) Subversion
6 6 (6.06%) JIRA
7 4 (4.04%) GoogleTest
7 4 (4.04%) CppUnit
7 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.02%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.01%) Ant
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.01%) Rational Application Developer
9 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.01%) FitNesse
General
1 54 (54.55%) Finance
2 27 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Front Office
4 2 (2.02%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (65.66%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Senior Developer
4 10 (10.10%) Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (7.07%) Applications Support
6 7 (7.07%) Database Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Cognos Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Verification Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Programmer
10 3 (3.03%) DBA
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) HTML
2 27 (27.27%) XML
3 26 (26.26%) CSS
4 25 (25.25%) JSP
5 23 (23.23%) Servlets
6 21 (21.21%) Hibernate
7 19 (19.19%) Web Services
8 18 (18.18%) Spring
9 13 (13.13%) JSF
9 13 (13.13%) EJB
10 12 (12.12%) JMS
11 11 (11.11%) XSL
11 11 (11.11%) DHTML
12 10 (10.10%) jQuery
13 9 (9.09%) J2EE
14 8 (8.08%) J2SE
14 8 (8.08%) .NET
15 6 (6.06%) Middleware
16 5 (5.05%) SOAP
16 5 (5.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Hedge funds
2 6 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.03%) Equities
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.02%) DataPower
4 2 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.02%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.01%) GIS
5 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) Physics
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.41%) UNIX
2 33 (33.33%) Linux
3 11 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.01%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.24%) OO
2 24 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
3 23 (23.23%) Data Modelling
4 19 (19.19%) SOA
5 15 (15.15%) TDD
6 12 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.12%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 10 (10.10%) Migration
8 10 (10.10%) Wealth Management
9 9 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 9 (9.09%) Automated Testing
9 9 (9.09%) Scrum
9 9 (9.09%) OOD
9 9 (9.09%) ETL
9 9 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (7.07%) ITIL
11 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (62.63%) Java
2 55 (55.56%) SQL
3 30 (30.30%) JavaScript
4 26 (26.26%) Perl
5 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.11%) VBA
7 8 (8.08%) Python
8 7 (7.07%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.06%) C#
10 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
11 4 (4.04%) VB
11 4 (4.04%) C++
12 2 (2.02%) Groovy
12 2 (2.02%) Ruby
12 2 (2.02%) Jython
13 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.01%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.01%) Control-M
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (53.54%) Oracle
2 31 (31.31%) Sybase
3 11 (11.11%) JBoss
4 9 (9.09%) IBM
5 6 (6.06%) Google
6 5 (5.05%) Cognos
7 4 (4.04%) StreamBase
8 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
8 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.02%) Twitter
9 2 (2.02%) Kony
9 2 (2.02%) Yahoo!
9 2 (2.02%) Kofax
10 1 (1.01%) Sun
10 1 (1.01%) HP
10 1 (1.01%) Informatica
10 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
10 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.01%) Progress
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £440 - £480 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow, Scotland
University of Strathclyde
Rate: £30,434 - £37,394
Posted: 12 days ago