The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Scotland region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 75 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +6
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 53 77 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 3.31% 2.54%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.71% 14.56% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 35
Average daily rate £350 £319 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.71% +16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £266 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £334
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+24.32% +23.33%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
546 529 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.56% 22.75% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 276 276
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
RDBMS
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -12 30 £319 +2.90% 18
Edinburgh -12 21 £400 +6.66% 2
Aberdeen - - - - 1
Dundee - - - - 1
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 67 (58.26%) Oracle
3 58 (50.43%) Finance
4 57 (49.57%) Java
5 53 (46.09%) SQL
6 41 (35.65%) Spring
7 40 (34.78%) Oracle Database
8 36 (31.30%) HTML
9 35 (30.43%) UNIX
10 31 (26.96%) XML
10 31 (26.96%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.48%) J2EE
11 27 (23.48%) JSF
12 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
12 26 (22.61%) JSP
13 25 (21.74%) Hibernate
14 22 (19.13%) Servlets
14 22 (19.13%) Linux
15 21 (18.26%) Sybase
15 21 (18.26%) JSTL
16 18 (15.65%) JMS
16 18 (15.65%) MVC
17 17 (14.78%) Data Modelling
17 17 (14.78%) ETL
17 17 (14.78%) OO
18 16 (13.91%) Windows
18 16 (13.91%) DB2
18 16 (13.91%) Perl
19 15 (13.04%) JUnit
19 15 (13.04%) .NET

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.57%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.61%) IIS
4 3 (2.61%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) SAS
5 2 (1.74%) Confluence
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.87%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.87%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 40 (34.78%) Oracle Database
3 26 (22.61%) SQL Server
4 16 (13.91%) DB2
5 14 (12.17%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (6.09%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.74%) PowerCenter
11 2 (1.74%) DataStage
11 2 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.87%) MS Access
12 1 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (13.04%) JUnit
1 15 (13.04%) Subversion
1 15 (13.04%) Maven
2 14 (12.17%) Ant
3 13 (11.30%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.48%) JDeveloper
4 4 (3.48%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (3.48%) NUnit
5 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.61%) PVCS
5 3 (2.61%) JIRA
6 2 (1.74%) ERwin
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.87%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 58 (50.43%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Front Office
3 10 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (59.13%) Developer
2 37 (32.17%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.74%) Analyst
4 12 (10.43%) Architect
4 12 (10.43%) Support Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Programmer
6 10 (8.70%) Applications Support
7 9 (7.83%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (7.83%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Java Programmer
8 7 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (6.09%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 7 (6.09%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.22%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Systems Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Programmer
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Java Programmer
11 4 (3.48%) Cognos Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Developer Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.65%) Spring
2 36 (31.30%) HTML
3 31 (26.96%) XML
4 27 (23.48%) J2EE
4 27 (23.48%) JSF
5 26 (22.61%) JSP
6 25 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 22 (19.13%) Servlets
8 21 (18.26%) JSTL
9 18 (15.65%) JMS
10 15 (13.04%) .NET
10 15 (13.04%) J2SE
11 14 (12.17%) EJB
12 13 (11.30%) Struts
12 13 (11.30%) Tapestry
13 11 (9.57%) CSS
14 10 (8.70%) Web Services
15 5 (4.35%) XSL
15 5 (4.35%) XSLT
15 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
2 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.87%) Equities
3 1 (0.87%) Derivative
3 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.87%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.43%) UNIX
2 22 (19.13%) Linux
3 16 (13.91%) Windows
4 1 (0.87%) HPUX
4 1 (0.87%) Solaris
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.65%) MVC
2 17 (14.78%) ETL
2 17 (14.78%) OO
2 17 (14.78%) Data Modelling
3 15 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
4 11 (9.57%) OOD
4 11 (9.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.83%) ITIL
7 8 (6.96%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.96%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.96%) Investment Management
7 8 (6.96%) Data Architecture
8 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (5.22%) Information Architecture
10 5 (4.35%) Kimball Methodology
11 4 (3.48%) Data Governance
11 4 (3.48%) Test Scripting
11 4 (3.48%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.57%) Java
2 53 (46.09%) SQL
3 31 (26.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.91%) Perl
5 11 (9.57%) C#
5 11 (9.57%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.70%) VB
7 5 (4.35%) VBA
8 4 (3.48%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.61%) XQuery
9 3 (2.61%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.61%) XPath
10 2 (1.74%) Scala
10 2 (1.74%) C
10 2 (1.74%) PHP
11 1 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.87%) Ruby
11 1 (0.87%) Korn
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Sun Certification
1 13 (11.30%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Control-M
1 1 (0.87%) Oracle Statspack
1 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (58.26%) Oracle
2 21 (18.26%) Sybase
3 14 (12.17%) Sun
4 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.83%) IBM
6 6 (5.22%) SAP
7 5 (4.35%) Cognos
8 4 (3.48%) TIBCO
8 4 (3.48%) Kofax
9 3 (2.61%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.74%) Ab Initio
10 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.74%) Pega
10 2 (1.74%) Informatica
11 1 (0.87%) StreamBase
11 1 (0.87%) VMware
11 1 (0.87%) Actuate
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