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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 84 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 39 78 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.41% 3.21% 3.70%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 7.04% 16.25% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 46
Average daily rate
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£444 £323 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.59% +1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.09 £16.87 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+173.20% -54.40%
RDBMS
UK

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
554 480 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.04% 19.75% 26.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 243 271
Average daily rate £383 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+245.45% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.56%

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
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 27 February 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 -19 28 £450 +41.06% 3
Edinburgh -19 7 - - 3
Fife - 1 £350 -
Aberdeen - 1 £365 -
Dundee - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Highlands - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 79 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 61 (77.22%) Java
3 42 (53.16%) SQL
4 38 (48.10%) Finance
5 34 (43.04%) Oracle
6 31 (39.24%) Linux
6 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (37.97%) Spring
8 29 (36.71%) UNIX
9 28 (35.44%) OO
9 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
10 26 (32.91%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (31.65%) Banking
12 24 (30.38%) Sybase
12 24 (30.38%) DB2
13 22 (27.85%) Perl
14 21 (26.58%) JMS
15 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
15 19 (24.05%) CSS
16 18 (22.78%) Web Services
17 16 (20.25%) HTML
18 15 (18.99%) JUnit
19 14 (17.72%) XML
19 14 (17.72%) SOA
19 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
20 13 (16.46%) OOD
20 13 (16.46%) J2SE
20 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
20 13 (16.46%) Hibernate

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (12.66%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (8.86%) GlassFish
4 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (6.33%) Adobe CQ
5 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (5.06%) JBoss
7 2 (2.53%) SAS
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (2.53%) CMS
7 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (1.27%) CICS
8 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 24 (30.38%) DB2
3 19 (24.05%) SQL Server
4 14 (17.72%) Oracle Database
5 9 (11.39%) MySQL
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.53%) Datomic
10 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.27%) BODI
10 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.27%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) JUnit
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.80%) Maven
3 3 (3.80%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) Ant
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
5 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.27%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.27%) JBehave
5 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) GoogleTest
5 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.27%) JMeter
5 1 (1.27%) Log4j
5 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 38 (48.10%) Finance
2 25 (31.65%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Front Office
4 4 (5.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 36 (45.57%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Technical Leader
5 8 (10.13%) Database Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Designer
7 5 (6.33%) DBA
7 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (6.33%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.53%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.53%) SAS Developer
10 2 (2.53%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.97%) Spring
2 21 (26.58%) JMS
3 19 (24.05%) CSS
4 18 (22.78%) Web Services
5 16 (20.25%) HTML
6 14 (17.72%) XML
7 13 (16.46%) J2SE
7 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
8 12 (15.19%) JSP
8 12 (15.19%) jQuery
9 9 (11.39%) SOAP
9 9 (11.39%) Java EE
10 7 (8.86%) Servlets
10 7 (8.86%) HTML5
11 6 (7.59%) EJB
11 6 (7.59%) JSON
12 5 (6.33%) Oracle ADF
12 5 (6.33%) Spring Security
12 5 (6.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 5 (6.33%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Equities
5 2 (2.53%) VSAM
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.53%) DataPower
5 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Open Source
6 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.27%) CMDB
6 1 (1.27%) EPoS
6 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (39.24%) Linux
2 29 (36.71%) UNIX
3 4 (5.06%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
5 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.24%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) OO
3 26 (32.91%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (17.72%) SOA
5 13 (16.46%) OOD
6 12 (15.19%) TDD
6 12 (15.19%) Database Tuning
7 11 (13.92%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.66%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.13%) UML
10 7 (8.86%) ETL
11 6 (7.59%) Scrum
11 6 (7.59%) Wealth Management
11 6 (7.59%) Waterfall
12 5 (6.33%) Use Case
12 5 (6.33%) Performance Testing
12 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (6.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 61 (77.22%) Java
2 42 (53.16%) SQL
3 28 (35.44%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.85%) Perl
5 13 (16.46%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) Jython
7 5 (6.33%) Groovy
8 4 (5.06%) VBA
9 3 (3.80%) C#
10 2 (2.53%) Clojure
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) C++
11 1 (1.27%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.53%) Sun Certification
1 2 (2.53%) OCPJP
1 2 (2.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.27%) MCITP
2 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (2.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.27%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 24 (30.38%) Sybase
3 11 (13.92%) IBM
4 3 (3.80%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) Sun
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) Yahoo!
5 2 (2.53%) Kony
6 1 (1.27%) Coverity
6 1 (1.27%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.27%) Business Objects