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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)
Rank 83 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing RDBMS 37 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.40% 2.80% 3.83%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.78% 13.59% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 45
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.19 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- +10.52%
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
546 471 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.69% 20.64% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 228 278
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -58.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -9.83%

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 January 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 29 January 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 -23 22 £438 +37.14% 8
Edinburgh -11 11 £420 +20.00% 3
Stirling - 2 - - 1
Fife - 1 £350 - 1
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
RDBMS
UK

RDBMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 80 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 64 (80.00%) Java
3 44 (55.00%) SQL
4 39 (48.75%) Oracle
4 39 (48.75%) Finance
5 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
6 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (33.75%) Performance Tuning
7 27 (33.75%) UNIX
7 27 (33.75%) Linux
7 27 (33.75%) Banking
8 26 (32.50%) OO
8 26 (32.50%) Sybase
8 26 (32.50%) Spring
9 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 23 (28.75%) CSS
11 21 (26.25%) DB2
11 21 (26.25%) Perl
11 21 (26.25%) HTML
12 19 (23.75%) Web Services
12 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (22.50%) XML
14 17 (21.25%) JSP
14 17 (21.25%) PL/SQL
14 17 (21.25%) Hibernate
15 16 (20.00%) JMS
16 13 (16.25%) SOA
16 13 (16.25%) Servlets
17 12 (15.00%) JUnit
17 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database

RDBMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.00%) Apache
3 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
4 6 (7.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (7.50%) GlassFish
5 5 (6.25%) JBoss
6 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (5.00%) Adobe CQ
7 3 (3.75%) SAS
8 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Process Server
8 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (1.25%) CICS
9 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 25 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 21 (26.25%) DB2
4 12 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (10.00%) MySQL
6 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.50%) Datomic
9 1 (1.25%) BODI
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (15.00%) JUnit
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.00%) JIRA
3 4 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.75%) Maven
4 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.50%) CppUnit
5 2 (2.50%) GoogleTest
5 2 (2.50%) Selenium
6 1 (1.25%) YourKit
6 1 (1.25%) JBehave
6 1 (1.25%) JMeter
6 1 (1.25%) Log4j
6 1 (1.25%) Subversion
6 1 (1.25%) Ant
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 1 (1.25%) JDeveloper
General
1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 27 (33.75%) Banking
3 4 (5.00%) Front Office
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 62 (77.50%) Developer
2 35 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 10 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Database Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Designer
7 5 (6.25%) DBA
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior SQL Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
10 2 (2.50%) SQL DBA
10 2 (2.50%) SAS Developer
10 2 (2.50%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.50%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) Spring
2 23 (28.75%) CSS
3 21 (26.25%) HTML
4 19 (23.75%) Web Services
5 18 (22.50%) XML
6 17 (21.25%) JSP
6 17 (21.25%) Hibernate
7 16 (20.00%) JMS
8 13 (16.25%) Servlets
9 11 (13.75%) jQuery
9 11 (13.75%) EJB
10 10 (12.50%) J2SE
11 9 (11.25%) XSL
11 9 (11.25%) DHTML
12 8 (10.00%) Java EE
13 7 (8.75%) HTML5
13 7 (8.75%) SOAP
14 6 (7.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 5 (6.25%) Spring Security
15 5 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.75%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Equities
5 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.50%) DataPower
5 2 (2.50%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) VSAM
6 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.25%) Physics
6 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.25%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) EPoS
6 1 (1.25%) W3C
6 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (33.75%) UNIX
1 27 (33.75%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (32.50%) OO
4 13 (16.25%) SOA
5 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
5 11 (13.75%) TDD
5 11 (13.75%) OOD
6 10 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 9 (11.25%) Wealth Management
7 9 (11.25%) Database Tuning
8 8 (10.00%) Migration
9 7 (8.75%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.75%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (8.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (8.75%) UML
10 6 (7.50%) ETL
10 6 (7.50%) Scrum
10 6 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (80.00%) Java
2 44 (55.00%) SQL
3 31 (38.75%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.25%) Perl
5 17 (21.25%) PL/SQL
6 9 (11.25%) VBA
7 7 (8.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.00%) Jython
8 4 (5.00%) Groovy
9 2 (2.50%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) Clojure
9 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.25%) COBOL
10 1 (1.25%) C#
10 1 (1.25%) VBScript
10 1 (1.25%) VB
10 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.50%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.25%) MCITP
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Oracle
2 26 (32.50%) Sybase
3 11 (13.75%) IBM
4 4 (5.00%) Google
5 2 (2.50%) Sun
5 2 (2.50%) Informatica
5 2 (2.50%) Kony
5 2 (2.50%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.25%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) Coverity
6 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
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