The table below looks at the statistics for Relational Database 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 Relational Database 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
Rank 47 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -17
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 88 98 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.18% 4.03% 5.79%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.88% 20.42% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 67
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £17.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
+162.85% -43.67%
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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
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%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Relational Database Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Relational Database
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Relational Database across the Scotland region.

Relational Database Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Relational Database
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Relational Database across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Relational Database Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Relational Database
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database across the Scotland region.

Relational Database Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Relational Database
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 Relational Database 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 -16 39 £450 +41.06% 9
Edinburgh -1 32 £415 +18.57% 11
West Lothian +6 6 £375 - 5
Stirling -10 3 - -
Fife - 1 £350 -
Aberdeen - 1 £365 -
Dundee - - - -
Highlands - - - -
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database.

1 118 (71.95%) Java
2 92 (56.10%) SQL
3 87 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (48.17%) RDBMS
5 67 (40.85%) XML
5 67 (40.85%) Spring
6 59 (35.98%) Oracle
7 54 (32.93%) Banking
8 50 (30.49%) UNIX
9 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
10 46 (28.05%) OO
10 46 (28.05%) JMS
11 44 (26.83%) Web Services
12 43 (26.22%) Finance
12 43 (26.22%) TDD
13 42 (25.61%) Linux
14 40 (24.39%) PL/SQL
15 39 (23.78%) CSS
16 38 (23.17%) JUnit
16 38 (23.17%) Perl
17 34 (20.73%) Hibernate
18 33 (20.12%) JDBC
18 33 (20.12%) JSP
19 31 (18.90%) iBATIS
20 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
20 29 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (17.07%) WebSphere
22 26 (15.85%) J2EE
22 26 (15.85%) XML Schema
22 26 (15.85%) Performance Tuning

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Relational Database 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 Relational Database. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (17.07%) WebSphere
2 23 (14.02%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.93%) Apache
4 10 (6.10%) WebSphere Application Server
4 10 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 7 (4.27%) SAS
5 7 (4.27%) GlassFish
6 6 (3.66%) CMS
7 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.05%) nginx
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (3.05%) Adobe CQ
7 5 (3.05%) FileNet
8 4 (2.44%) JBoss
9 3 (1.83%) WordPress
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (1.22%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.22%) WebLogic Integration
11 1 (0.61%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.44%) MS Office
1 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Internet
2 2 (1.22%) LAN
2 2 (1.22%) WAN
2 2 (1.22%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (48.17%) RDBMS
2 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
3 25 (15.24%) DB2
4 14 (8.54%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.10%) MySQL
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.44%) InterSystems Cache
10 3 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.22%) BODI
11 2 (1.22%) Datomic
12 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (23.17%) JUnit
2 25 (15.24%) Selenium
3 22 (13.41%) FitNesse
4 16 (9.76%) CruiseControl
5 15 (9.15%) Ant
6 11 (6.71%) Mockito
6 11 (6.71%) jMock
7 10 (6.10%) Maven
7 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
8 7 (4.27%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.27%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.66%) Git (software)
10 5 (3.05%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.83%) JIRA
12 1 (0.61%) Subversion
12 1 (0.61%) CppUnit
12 1 (0.61%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.61%) JMeter
12 1 (0.61%) Log4j
General
1 54 (32.93%) Banking
2 43 (26.22%) Finance
3 8 (4.88%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.05%) Front Office
5 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Local Government
6 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 117 (71.34%) Developer
2 80 (48.78%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.15%) Senior Developer
4 13 (7.93%) Technical Leader
5 12 (7.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (7.32%) Analyst
6 8 (4.88%) Database Developer
7 7 (4.27%) Tester
7 7 (4.27%) Designer
8 6 (3.66%) SAS Developer
8 6 (3.66%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.66%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Solutions Designer
9 5 (3.05%) DBA
9 5 (3.05%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.05%) Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) FileNet Developer
10 4 (2.44%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.44%) Senior Designer
10 4 (2.44%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (40.85%) XML
1 67 (40.85%) Spring
2 46 (28.05%) JMS
3 44 (26.83%) Web Services
4 39 (23.78%) CSS
5 34 (20.73%) Hibernate
6 33 (20.12%) JDBC
6 33 (20.12%) JSP
7 31 (18.90%) iBATIS
8 26 (15.85%) J2EE
8 26 (15.85%) XML Schema
9 22 (13.41%) HTML
10 20 (12.20%) SOAP
11 19 (11.59%) Ajax
12 18 (10.98%) Struts
12 18 (10.98%) Spring Web Flow
13 17 (10.37%) JSON
13 17 (10.37%) XSLT
14 16 (9.76%) Spring MVC
14 16 (9.76%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.71%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (6.10%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.66%) Open Source
6 4 (2.44%) W3C
6 4 (2.44%) Clustering
7 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.83%) Derivative
8 2 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.22%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.22%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.22%) Equities
8 2 (1.22%) VSAM
8 2 (1.22%) User Experience
8 2 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.22%) DataPower
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 50 (30.49%) UNIX
2 42 (25.61%) Linux
3 7 (4.27%) Windows
4 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.22%) Solaris
5 2 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (28.05%) OO
3 43 (26.22%) TDD
4 26 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
5 25 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (13.41%) Unit Testing
6 22 (13.41%) SOA
7 20 (12.20%) MVC
8 18 (10.98%) Mentoring
9 17 (10.37%) Pair Programming
9 17 (10.37%) Web Application Development
10 14 (8.54%) Scrum
10 14 (8.54%) Data Modelling
10 14 (8.54%) OOD
11 12 (7.32%) Software Engineering
11 12 (7.32%) Database Tuning
12 11 (6.71%) BDD
12 11 (6.71%) Web Development
12 11 (6.71%) Data Analysis
13 10 (6.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 118 (71.95%) Java
2 92 (56.10%) SQL
3 49 (29.88%) JavaScript
4 40 (24.39%) PL/SQL
5 38 (23.17%) Perl
6 17 (10.37%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.88%) XPath
8 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.66%) C#
9 5 (3.05%) PHP
9 5 (3.05%) Jython
9 5 (3.05%) Groovy
10 4 (2.44%) PHP5
10 4 (2.44%) VBA
11 3 (1.83%) VB
12 2 (1.22%) Clojure
13 1 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) COBOL
13 1 (0.61%) JCL
13 1 (0.61%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.27%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) VCP4
4 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.61%) MCITP
5 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (35.98%) Oracle
2 24 (14.63%) Sybase
3 13 (7.93%) IBM
4 7 (4.27%) Sun
5 3 (1.83%) Informatica
5 3 (1.83%) Google
6 2 (1.22%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.22%) Yahoo!
6 2 (1.22%) Kony
7 1 (0.61%) Coverity
7 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
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