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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 75 60 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 46 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.67% 2.45% 2.29%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.40% 10.72% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 31
Average daily rate
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£425 £328 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.13%
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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
622 569 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.62% 22.90% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 257 244
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 £260 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% +118.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £31.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -22 28 £425 +28.78% 4
Edinburgh -4 10 £505 +64.76% 5
Aberdeen - 5 £350 - 1
Fife - 1 - - 2
West Lothian - - - - 1
Inverclyde - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - - 5
Highlands - - - -
Stirling - - - -
RDBMS
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 92 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 65 (70.65%) Java
3 51 (55.43%) Oracle
4 46 (50.00%) SQL
5 41 (44.57%) Finance
6 36 (39.13%) UNIX
7 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
8 33 (35.87%) Linux
9 32 (34.78%) HTML
10 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (32.61%) CSS
12 29 (31.52%) Sybase
13 28 (30.43%) Perl
14 27 (29.35%) OO
15 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
15 26 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (26.09%) JSP
17 23 (25.00%) XML
18 22 (23.91%) Servlets
18 22 (23.91%) DB2
19 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
19 20 (21.74%) Banking
20 19 (20.65%) Spring
20 19 (20.65%) Data Modelling
20 19 (20.65%) SOA
20 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (19.57%) TDD
21 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
22 17 (18.48%) Web Services
23 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 11 (11.96%) JBoss
2 7 (7.61%) WebLogic
2 7 (7.61%) Apache
2 7 (7.61%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (4.35%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.35%) SAS
5 2 (2.17%) GemFire
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.17%) Adobe CQ
5 2 (2.17%) Confluence
5 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.17%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) MS Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (28.26%) SQL Server
3 22 (23.91%) DB2
4 18 (19.57%) Oracle Database
5 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.52%) MySQL
9 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (3.26%) KDB
10 3 (3.26%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (3.26%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (3.26%) Cognos Transformer
11 2 (2.17%) Ingres
12 1 (1.09%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (1.09%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.04%) Maven
2 9 (9.78%) Selenium
3 8 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.70%) JUnit
4 6 (6.52%) JIRA
5 5 (5.43%) Subversion
6 4 (4.35%) GoogleTest
6 4 (4.35%) CppUnit
6 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
6 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.17%) Ant
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.09%) JMeter
8 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.09%) YourKit
General
1 41 (44.57%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Front Office
4 1 (1.09%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (75.00%) Developer
2 28 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 13 (14.13%) SQL Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Database Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
5 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (8.70%) Technical Leader
7 6 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.52%) Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.35%) Verification Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) Programmer
9 3 (3.26%) Cognos Developer
9 3 (3.26%) SAS Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (34.78%) HTML
2 30 (32.61%) CSS
3 24 (26.09%) JSP
4 23 (25.00%) XML
5 22 (23.91%) Servlets
6 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 19 (20.65%) Spring
8 17 (18.48%) Web Services
9 13 (14.13%) EJB
10 12 (13.04%) JSF
11 11 (11.96%) jQuery
11 11 (11.96%) DHTML
11 11 (11.96%) XSL
12 10 (10.87%) JMS
13 8 (8.70%) J2EE
14 7 (7.61%) J2SE
15 6 (6.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 6 (6.52%) Java EE
16 5 (5.43%) JSON
16 5 (5.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.61%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.52%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.26%) Equities
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.17%) DataPower
5 2 (2.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) W3C
6 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
6 1 (1.09%) Physics
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) UNIX
2 33 (35.87%) Linux
3 10 (10.87%) Windows
4 2 (2.17%) Solaris
5 1 (1.09%) Android
5 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) OO
3 26 (28.26%) Performance Tuning
4 19 (20.65%) Data Modelling
4 19 (20.65%) SOA
5 18 (19.57%) TDD
6 16 (17.39%) Data Analysis
7 11 (11.96%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (11.96%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.78%) Scrum
8 9 (9.78%) Migration
8 9 (9.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.78%) Wealth Management
8 9 (9.78%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.78%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (8.70%) OOD
10 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.61%) Project Management
10 7 (7.61%) Multithreading
11 6 (6.52%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 65 (70.65%) Java
2 46 (50.00%) SQL
3 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
4 28 (30.43%) Perl
5 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
6 11 (11.96%) VBA
7 6 (6.52%) Python
8 5 (5.43%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.35%) C++
10 3 (3.26%) VB
11 2 (2.17%) Groovy
11 2 (2.17%) Ruby
11 2 (2.17%) Jython
12 1 (1.09%) VBScript
12 1 (1.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) SLA
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 51 (55.43%) Oracle
2 29 (31.52%) Sybase
3 8 (8.70%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) Google
5 3 (3.26%) Cognos
5 3 (3.26%) StreamBase
6 2 (2.17%) Kony
6 2 (2.17%) Twitter
6 2 (2.17%) Yahoo!
6 2 (2.17%) Sun
6 2 (2.17%) Kofax
6 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.09%) HP
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