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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 91 64 46
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 33 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 2.47% 3.24%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 5.65% 10.18% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 40
Average daily rate
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£416 £319 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £287 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.90 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.71% -1.84%
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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
584 599 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.97% 24.25% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 292 265
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £238 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.33 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.19%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -29 16 £453 +41.84% 4
Edinburgh -12 10 £385 +20.78% 3
Stirling - 2 - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
South Lanarkshire - - - -
Highlands - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 93 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 71 (76.34%) Java
3 50 (53.76%) SQL
4 49 (52.69%) Finance
5 47 (50.54%) Oracle
6 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
7 33 (35.48%) Linux
8 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (33.33%) UNIX
9 31 (33.33%) HTML
9 31 (33.33%) CSS
10 30 (32.26%) SQL Server
10 30 (32.26%) Sybase
11 29 (31.18%) Performance Tuning
12 28 (30.11%) OO
13 26 (27.96%) XML
13 26 (27.96%) Perl
14 25 (26.88%) JSP
14 25 (26.88%) Banking
15 23 (24.73%) Servlets
16 22 (23.66%) DB2
16 22 (23.66%) Web Services
17 21 (22.58%) Hibernate
17 21 (22.58%) Spring
18 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (21.51%) Data Modelling
18 20 (21.51%) PL/SQL
19 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2008
20 18 (19.35%) TDD
21 16 (17.20%) SOA

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 10 (10.75%) JBoss
2 8 (8.60%) WebLogic
2 8 (8.60%) Apache
3 7 (7.53%) Tomcat
3 7 (7.53%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (4.30%) GlassFish
6 3 (3.23%) SAS
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.15%) Adobe CQ
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.15%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 30 (32.26%) SQL Server
3 22 (23.66%) DB2
4 19 (20.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (15.05%) Oracle Database
7 12 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.45%) MySQL
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.15%) Datomic
10 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (1.08%) BODI
11 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.08%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) JUnit
2 8 (8.60%) Maven
2 8 (8.60%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.53%) Selenium
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.30%) GoogleTest
5 4 (4.30%) CppUnit
5 4 (4.30%) JIRA
5 4 (4.30%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.15%) Subversion
7 1 (1.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
7 1 (1.08%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.08%) Ant
7 1 (1.08%) Log4j
7 1 (1.08%) JMeter
7 1 (1.08%) JBehave
7 1 (1.08%) YourKit
General
1 49 (52.69%) Finance
2 25 (26.88%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Front Office
4 2 (2.15%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (76.34%) Developer
2 31 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 15 (16.13%) SQL Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Database Developer
5 10 (10.75%) Technical Leader
5 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Analyst
8 4 (4.30%) Verification Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) C++ Developer
9 3 (3.23%) DBA
9 3 (3.23%) Senior SQL Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Designer
10 2 (2.15%) DB2 Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Consultant
10 2 (2.15%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.33%) HTML
1 31 (33.33%) CSS
2 26 (27.96%) XML
3 25 (26.88%) JSP
4 23 (24.73%) Servlets
5 22 (23.66%) Web Services
6 21 (22.58%) Hibernate
6 21 (22.58%) Spring
7 16 (17.20%) EJB
8 14 (15.05%) XSL
8 14 (15.05%) DHTML
9 13 (13.98%) JMS
10 9 (9.68%) JSF
10 9 (9.68%) jQuery
11 7 (7.53%) J2SE
11 7 (7.53%) SOAP
11 7 (7.53%) HTML5
12 6 (6.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 6 (6.45%) Java EE
13 5 (5.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) Hedge funds
2 7 (7.53%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.15%) DataPower
4 2 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.08%) Equities
5 1 (1.08%) W3C
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Physics
5 1 (1.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 33 (35.48%) Linux
2 31 (33.33%) UNIX
3 7 (7.53%) Windows
4 2 (2.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.18%) Performance Tuning
3 28 (30.11%) OO
4 20 (21.51%) Data Modelling
5 18 (19.35%) TDD
6 16 (17.20%) SOA
7 15 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 13 (13.98%) Technical Analysis
9 12 (12.90%) Migration
9 12 (12.90%) Wealth Management
10 11 (11.83%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.75%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (9.68%) OOD
12 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (9.68%) Automated Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Scrum
14 7 (7.53%) Database Tuning
15 5 (5.38%) UML
15 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (5.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 71 (76.34%) Java
2 50 (53.76%) SQL
3 34 (36.56%) JavaScript
4 26 (27.96%) Perl
5 20 (21.51%) PL/SQL
6 14 (15.05%) VBA
7 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.30%) C++
9 3 (3.23%) Python
9 3 (3.23%) VB
10 2 (2.15%) Groovy
10 2 (2.15%) Clojure
10 2 (2.15%) Ruby
10 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.15%) Jython
11 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) OCPJP
2 2 (2.15%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.08%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (50.54%) Oracle
2 30 (32.26%) Sybase
3 10 (10.75%) IBM
4 6 (6.45%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) Kony
5 2 (2.15%) Twitter
5 2 (2.15%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.15%) Sun
5 2 (2.15%) Informatica
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.08%) Cognos
6 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.08%) HP
6 1 (1.08%) Coverity
6 1 (1.08%) Guidewire
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