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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 88 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 49 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.49% 2.11% 2.32%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 8.33% 9.98% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £310 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £487 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
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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
588 591 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.92% 21.17% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 299 213
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% +1.63%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 32 £353 -17.05% 4
Edinburgh -24 6 £368 -20.10% 2
Stirling - 5 - -
Fife -6 2 £295 -
West Lothian - 2 £330 - 1
North Lanarkshire -6 1 - -
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 59 (67.05%) Java
3 49 (55.68%) SQL
4 43 (48.86%) Spring
5 42 (47.73%) Oracle
6 40 (45.45%) Finance
7 36 (40.91%) Sybase
8 34 (38.64%) OO
9 31 (35.23%) Linux
10 30 (34.09%) UNIX
10 30 (34.09%) JMS
10 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (32.95%) Hibernate
12 27 (30.68%) SDLC
13 24 (27.27%) Web Services
13 24 (27.27%) Banking
14 23 (26.14%) OOD
15 22 (25.00%) DB2
15 22 (25.00%) JUnit
16 21 (23.86%) Perl
16 21 (23.86%) J2SE
17 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
17 19 (21.59%) Oracle Database
18 18 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
19 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
19 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
20 15 (17.05%) PL/SQL
21 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
21 14 (15.91%) Wealth Management

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 3 (3.41%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.27%) SAS
2 2 (2.27%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.14%) JBoss
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
2 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.41%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) HTTP
1 1 (1.14%) CTI
1 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 22 (25.00%) DB2
3 19 (21.59%) Oracle Database
4 16 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 10 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (9.09%) Big Data
8 7 (7.95%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.41%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (3.41%) MySQL
10 3 (3.41%) MongoDB
10 3 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.27%) SQLPlus
12 1 (1.14%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 22 (25.00%) JUnit
2 4 (4.55%) Ant
2 4 (4.55%) Maven
3 3 (3.41%) Subversion
3 3 (3.41%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.41%) QUnit
4 2 (2.27%) Gradle
4 2 (2.27%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.27%) NUnit
4 2 (2.27%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.14%) Toad
5 1 (1.14%) JIRA
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.14%) Selenium
5 1 (1.14%) Fiddler
General
1 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 24 (27.27%) Banking
3 14 (15.91%) Investment Banking
4 13 (14.77%) Front Office
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Retail
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 57 (64.77%) Developer
2 42 (47.73%) Java Developer
3 17 (19.32%) Senior Developer
4 16 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
5 12 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 10 (11.36%) SQL Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Technical Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 8 (9.09%) Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.41%) Architect
10 3 (3.41%) DBA
10 3 (3.41%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Designer
11 2 (2.27%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.27%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.86%) Spring
2 30 (34.09%) JMS
3 29 (32.95%) Hibernate
4 24 (27.27%) Web Services
5 21 (23.86%) J2SE
6 13 (14.77%) HTML
6 13 (14.77%) CSS
7 12 (13.64%) JSP
8 11 (12.50%) XML
9 10 (11.36%) Servlets
10 9 (10.23%) XSL
10 9 (10.23%) DHTML
10 9 (10.23%) EJB
11 8 (9.09%) JPA
12 6 (6.82%) Spring Integration
13 5 (5.68%) REST
13 5 (5.68%) SOAP
14 4 (4.55%) Middleware
14 4 (4.55%) Ajax
14 4 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.41%) GIS
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.27%) Equities
4 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.27%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.14%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (35.23%) Linux
2 30 (34.09%) UNIX
3 10 (11.36%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) AIX
5 2 (2.27%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) VME
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) OO
2 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (30.68%) SDLC
4 23 (26.14%) OOD
5 19 (21.59%) Software Engineering
6 18 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
7 14 (15.91%) Wealth Management
8 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
9 9 (10.23%) Database Tuning
10 8 (9.09%) SOA
11 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
11 7 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
12 6 (6.82%) UML
12 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (6.82%) Migration
13 5 (5.68%) Scrum
13 5 (5.68%) Waterfall
14 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
14 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
14 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (67.05%) Java
2 49 (55.68%) SQL
3 21 (23.86%) Perl
4 16 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.05%) PL/SQL
6 9 (10.23%) VBA
7 5 (5.68%) Scala
8 4 (4.55%) Python
8 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.41%) VB
9 3 (3.41%) C#
10 1 (1.14%) COBOL
10 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) logstash
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.14%) Control-M
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Oracle
2 36 (40.91%) Sybase
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.14%) Cognos
5 1 (1.14%) Sun
5 1 (1.14%) Actuate
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.14%) Perforce
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Teradata
5 1 (1.14%) Netezza
5 1 (1.14%) Greenplum
5 1 (1.14%) Vertica
5 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.14%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.14%) MapR