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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 90 76 54
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 37 56 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.22% 2.12% 3.02%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.05% 9.96% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 54
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£413 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+26.27% -1.35%
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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
612 562 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.23% 21.26% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 294 275
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -64.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 -11 24 £425 +33.22% 6
Stirling -3 5 £450 -
Edinburgh -16 2 - - 3
Aberdeen - 2 £370 -
Fife - 2 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 57 (77.03%) Java
3 44 (59.46%) SQL
4 43 (58.11%) Finance
5 35 (47.30%) Spring
6 32 (43.24%) Banking
7 31 (41.89%) JMS
8 29 (39.19%) Oracle
8 29 (39.19%) Performance Tuning
9 28 (37.84%) Linux
9 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (35.14%) Web Services
11 25 (33.78%) Sybase
12 24 (32.43%) UNIX
13 23 (31.08%) OO
13 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
14 22 (29.73%) Hibernate
15 20 (27.03%) CSS
15 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (25.68%) DB2
17 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
17 18 (24.32%) Perl
17 18 (24.32%) JUnit
18 17 (22.97%) HTML
18 17 (22.97%) J2SE
19 16 (21.62%) OOD
20 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
20 14 (18.92%) JSP
20 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
20 14 (18.92%) Database Tuning

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (9.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
3 3 (4.05%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) CMS
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) CICS
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (25.68%) DB2
3 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 14 (18.92%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.81%) MySQL
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.70%) Datomic
11 1 (1.35%) Big Data
11 1 (1.35%) IBM InfoSphere
11 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.35%) BODI
Development Applications
1 18 (24.32%) JUnit
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) YourKit
5 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) JBehave
5 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Log4j
5 1 (1.35%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
General
1 43 (58.11%) Finance
2 32 (43.24%) Banking
3 11 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Front Office
5 2 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (66.22%) Developer
2 34 (45.95%) Java Developer
3 20 (27.03%) Senior Developer
4 17 (22.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Technical Leader
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Designer
8 5 (6.76%) DBA
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Designer
10 3 (4.05%) UI Programmer
10 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.70%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) Spring
2 31 (41.89%) JMS
3 26 (35.14%) Web Services
4 22 (29.73%) Hibernate
5 20 (27.03%) CSS
6 17 (22.97%) HTML
6 17 (22.97%) J2SE
7 14 (18.92%) JSP
8 12 (16.22%) XML
9 9 (12.16%) Servlets
10 8 (10.81%) XSL
10 8 (10.81%) EJB
10 8 (10.81%) DHTML
11 6 (8.11%) SOAP
11 6 (8.11%) JPA
11 6 (8.11%) HTML5
11 6 (8.11%) Java EE
11 6 (8.11%) jQuery
11 6 (8.11%) Spring Integration
12 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.51%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.41%) Fixed Income
3 4 (5.41%) Equities
4 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.70%) VSAM
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.35%) EPoS
6 1 (1.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.35%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 28 (37.84%) Linux
2 24 (32.43%) UNIX
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.19%) Performance Tuning
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (31.08%) OO
4 16 (21.62%) OOD
5 14 (18.92%) Database Tuning
6 12 (16.22%) SOA
7 11 (14.86%) Software Engineering
8 10 (13.51%) Wealth Management
9 9 (12.16%) Scrum
10 8 (10.81%) TDD
11 7 (9.46%) ETL
11 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.11%) UML
12 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.11%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.76%) Use Case
13 5 (6.76%) Performance Testing
14 4 (5.41%) CRM
14 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 57 (77.03%) Java
2 44 (59.46%) SQL
3 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 18 (24.32%) Perl
5 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
6 8 (10.81%) VBA
7 5 (6.76%) Groovy
7 5 (6.76%) Jython
7 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.05%) C#
9 2 (2.70%) VB
9 2 (2.70%) Python
9 2 (2.70%) Clojure
10 1 (1.35%) Scala
10 1 (1.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
1 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.35%) OCPJP
1 1 (1.35%) MCITP
1 1 (1.35%) MCDBA
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.35%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (39.19%) Oracle
2 25 (33.78%) Sybase
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (1.35%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.35%) Coverity
5 1 (1.35%) VMware
5 1 (1.35%) Sun