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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 74 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 54 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.94% 2.57% 1.53%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.85% 12.90% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +23.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £262 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.37%
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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
548 496 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.66% 19.88% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 214 208
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 26
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.28% +71.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £36.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +6.03%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -23 31 £388 +14.81% 11
Edinburgh -8 17 £443 - 1
Fife - 2 - - 1
Inverclyde - - - - 1
RDBMS
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 89 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 50 (56.18%) Java
3 49 (55.06%) Oracle
4 46 (51.69%) SQL
4 46 (51.69%) Finance
5 35 (39.33%) UNIX
6 27 (30.34%) Linux
6 27 (30.34%) HTML
7 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
8 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
9 23 (25.84%) Sybase
9 23 (25.84%) CSS
9 23 (25.84%) Data Modelling
10 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database
11 21 (23.60%) JSP
12 20 (22.47%) Perl
13 19 (21.35%) Servlets
13 19 (21.35%) XML
13 19 (21.35%) Performance Tuning
13 19 (21.35%) Banking
14 17 (19.10%) OO
14 17 (19.10%) SOA
15 16 (17.98%) Hibernate
16 15 (16.85%) Web Services
17 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
17 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (14.61%) Spring
18 12 (13.48%) Maven
18 12 (13.48%) DB2

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (8.99%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (3.37%) SAS
3 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (2.25%) GemFire
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.12%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
3 22 (24.72%) Oracle Database
4 12 (13.48%) DB2
5 11 (12.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (11.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.87%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (6.74%) Cognos Report Studio
9 6 (6.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 6 (6.74%) Cognos Transformer
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (4.49%) KDB
11 3 (3.37%) MySQL
12 2 (2.25%) Ingres
13 1 (1.12%) PowerCenter
13 1 (1.12%) DataStage
13 1 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
13 1 (1.12%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Maven
2 9 (10.11%) Selenium
3 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
3 8 (8.99%) JUnit
4 7 (7.87%) Subversion
5 4 (4.49%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.25%) GoogleTest
6 2 (2.25%) CppUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) ERwin
7 1 (1.12%) Ant
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 46 (51.69%) Finance
2 19 (21.35%) Banking
3 6 (6.74%) Front Office
4 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Electronics
5 1 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (58.43%) Developer
2 16 (17.98%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.24%) Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) SQL Developer
4 9 (10.11%) Technical Leader
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Applications Support
7 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (6.74%) Cognos Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Database Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Verification Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Architect
10 3 (3.37%) Programmer
10 3 (3.37%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.37%) DBA
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.34%) HTML
2 23 (25.84%) CSS
3 21 (23.60%) JSP
4 19 (21.35%) Servlets
4 19 (21.35%) XML
5 16 (17.98%) Hibernate
6 15 (16.85%) Web Services
7 13 (14.61%) Spring
8 11 (12.36%) JSF
9 9 (10.11%) XSL
9 9 (10.11%) EJB
9 9 (10.11%) DHTML
9 9 (10.11%) .NET
10 8 (8.99%) jQuery
10 8 (8.99%) JMS
11 7 (7.87%) J2EE
12 6 (6.74%) J2SE
13 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET
14 4 (4.49%) JSON
14 4 (4.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Hedge funds
2 4 (4.49%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.37%) Equities
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.12%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.12%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (39.33%) UNIX
2 27 (30.34%) Linux
3 11 (12.36%) Windows
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.84%) Data Modelling
2 19 (21.35%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (19.10%) OO
3 17 (19.10%) SOA
4 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.61%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) TDD
6 10 (11.24%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (10.11%) ETL
7 9 (10.11%) Scrum
8 8 (8.99%) Migration
9 7 (7.87%) OOD
9 7 (7.87%) ITIL
9 7 (7.87%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
9 7 (7.87%) Wealth Management
9 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.74%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) Java
2 46 (51.69%) SQL
3 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
4 20 (22.47%) Perl
5 13 (14.61%) PL/SQL
6 9 (10.11%) VBA
7 8 (8.99%) Python
8 7 (7.87%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.87%) C#
9 4 (4.49%) VB
10 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.25%) Ruby
11 2 (2.25%) Groovy
11 2 (2.25%) C++
11 2 (2.25%) C
11 2 (2.25%) Jython
12 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.49%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.12%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.12%) Control-M
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) Oracle
2 23 (25.84%) Sybase
3 9 (10.11%) JBoss
4 6 (6.74%) Cognos
5 5 (5.62%) IBM
6 4 (4.49%) StreamBase
7 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.25%) Google
8 2 (2.25%) Twitter
8 2 (2.25%) SAP
8 2 (2.25%) Kofax
9 1 (1.12%) Progress
9 1 (1.12%) Sun
9 1 (1.12%) HP
9 1 (1.12%) Informatica
9 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.12%) Business Objects
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