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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 85 49 66
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +17
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 49 68 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.78% 2.76% 1.72%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 9.32% 12.98% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 27 17
Average daily rate
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£388 £338 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £262 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £43.00 £33.25
% change year-on-year
-19.76% +29.32%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
526 524 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.15% 21.25% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 245 201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £30.40
% change year-on-year
-6.55% +0.32%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -20 28 £381 +12.96% 9
Edinburgh -8 17 £413 - 4
Fife - 1 - - 1
RDBMS
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RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 55 (52.88%) Java
3 53 (50.96%) Finance
4 52 (50.00%) SQL
4 52 (50.00%) Oracle
5 41 (39.42%) UNIX
6 33 (31.73%) Linux
6 33 (31.73%) HTML
7 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
8 27 (25.96%) Sybase
8 27 (25.96%) Oracle Database
9 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 25 (24.04%) Spring
10 25 (24.04%) Perl
11 22 (21.15%) XML
11 22 (21.15%) CSS
12 21 (20.19%) JSP
12 21 (20.19%) OO
13 20 (19.23%) Servlets
13 20 (19.23%) Data Modelling
14 19 (18.27%) Performance Tuning
15 18 (17.31%) DB2
16 17 (16.35%) JMS
16 17 (16.35%) Hibernate
16 17 (16.35%) Banking
17 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
18 15 (14.42%) SOA
18 15 (14.42%) JUnit
18 15 (14.42%) JSF
18 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (6.73%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.88%) SAS
4 2 (1.92%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.92%) Confluence
4 2 (1.92%) GemFire
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Lync
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 27 (25.96%) Oracle Database
3 26 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 18 (17.31%) DB2
5 12 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (8.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (6.73%) Cognos Report Studio
7 7 (6.73%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 7 (6.73%) Cognos Transformer
7 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (3.85%) KDB
11 2 (1.92%) DataStage
11 2 (1.92%) Ingres
11 2 (1.92%) MySQL
12 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.96%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) JUnit
2 14 (13.46%) Maven
3 10 (9.62%) Subversion
4 8 (7.69%) Selenium
5 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.85%) Ant
8 3 (2.88%) NUnit
8 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.88%) JIRA
9 2 (1.92%) CppUnit
9 2 (1.92%) PVCS
9 2 (1.92%) JDeveloper
9 2 (1.92%) ERwin
9 2 (1.92%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.96%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.96%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 53 (50.96%) Finance
2 17 (16.35%) Banking
3 11 (10.58%) Front Office
4 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (61.54%) Developer
2 26 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.58%) Analyst
4 8 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 8 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 8 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 7 (6.73%) Cognos Developer
5 7 (6.73%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) DBA
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Data Architect
8 4 (3.85%) Programmer
8 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Database Developer
9 3 (2.88%) SAS Developer
9 3 (2.88%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.73%) HTML
2 25 (24.04%) Spring
3 22 (21.15%) XML
3 22 (21.15%) CSS
4 21 (20.19%) JSP
5 20 (19.23%) Servlets
6 17 (16.35%) JMS
6 17 (16.35%) Hibernate
7 15 (14.42%) JSF
8 14 (13.46%) J2SE
9 13 (12.50%) Web Services
9 13 (12.50%) .NET
10 11 (10.58%) J2EE
11 10 (9.62%) EJB
12 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.73%) XSL
13 7 (6.73%) jQuery
14 6 (5.77%) JSTL
14 6 (5.77%) DHTML
15 5 (4.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (4.81%) Hedge funds
3 4 (3.85%) Equities
3 4 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) GIS
5 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.96%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.42%) UNIX
2 33 (31.73%) Linux
3 13 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.96%) Solaris
4 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.19%) OO
2 20 (19.23%) Data Modelling
3 19 (18.27%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.42%) SOA
6 12 (11.54%) ETL
6 12 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (11.54%) OOD
7 11 (10.58%) TDD
8 9 (8.65%) Unit Testing
8 9 (8.65%) Multithreading
8 9 (8.65%) Technical Analysis
9 8 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
9 8 (7.69%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.69%) MVC
10 7 (6.73%) ITIL
10 7 (6.73%) Scrum
10 7 (6.73%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.88%) Java
2 52 (50.00%) SQL
3 29 (27.88%) JavaScript
4 25 (24.04%) Perl
5 11 (10.58%) C#
6 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
7 7 (6.73%) VBA
7 7 (6.73%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.73%) Python
8 4 (3.85%) VB
9 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.88%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) C
11 1 (0.96%) PHP
11 1 (0.96%) VC++
11 1 (0.96%) Jython
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) XPath
11 1 (0.96%) Groovy
11 1 (0.96%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Sun Certification
1 4 (3.85%) OCPJP
2 2 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.96%) Control-M
Vendors
1 52 (50.00%) Oracle
2 27 (25.96%) Sybase
3 8 (7.69%) JBoss
4 7 (6.73%) Cognos
5 6 (5.77%) IBM
6 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.85%) Sun
7 4 (3.85%) StreamBase
8 3 (2.88%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.92%) Kofax
9 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.92%) Google
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
10 1 (0.96%) Twitter
10 1 (0.96%) HP
10 1 (0.96%) Informatica
10 1 (0.96%) Progress
10 1 (0.96%) Business Objects