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 28 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 44 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 87 91 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.30% 3.99% 5.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.93% 19.32% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 46 59
Average daily rate
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£425 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £280 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £19.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+215.78% -36.66%
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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
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%

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 28 January 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 28 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
Edinburgh +1 39 £420 +27.27% 8
Glasgow -19 31 £450 +39.53% 12
Stirling - 4 £525 - 1
Fife - 1 £350 -
Highlands - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (72.39%) Java
2 91 (55.83%) SQL
3 86 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
4 80 (49.08%) RDBMS
5 66 (40.49%) XML
6 62 (38.04%) Oracle
7 60 (36.81%) Spring
8 54 (33.13%) Banking
8 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
9 50 (30.67%) OO
10 49 (30.06%) UNIX
11 47 (28.83%) Finance
12 46 (28.22%) Web Services
12 46 (28.22%) PL/SQL
13 45 (27.61%) CSS
14 43 (26.38%) JMS
15 40 (24.54%) JSP
16 39 (23.93%) Linux
16 39 (23.93%) Perl
17 35 (21.47%) TDD
18 34 (20.86%) Hibernate
19 33 (20.25%) JUnit
19 33 (20.25%) JDBC
20 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
20 32 (19.63%) WebSphere
21 31 (19.02%) iBATIS
22 30 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (17.79%) J2EE
24 28 (17.18%) Performance Tuning
25 27 (16.56%) HTML

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 32 (19.63%) WebSphere
2 21 (12.88%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.98%) Apache
4 11 (6.75%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (5.52%) WebLogic
6 8 (4.91%) SAS
7 6 (3.68%) JBoss
7 6 (3.68%) GlassFish
8 5 (3.07%) CMS
8 5 (3.07%) FileNet
8 5 (3.07%) nginx
9 4 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.45%) Adobe CQ
9 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.84%) WordPress
11 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (1.23%) WebLogic Integration
11 2 (1.23%) CICS
11 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Process Server
12 1 (0.61%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 8 (4.91%) MS Office
2 4 (2.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.23%) Intranet
2 2 (1.23%) LAN
2 2 (1.23%) WAN
2 2 (1.23%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) SNA
3 1 (0.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (49.08%) RDBMS
2 32 (19.63%) SQL Server
3 23 (14.11%) DB2
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.36%) Oracle Database
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.52%) MySQL
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (2.45%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.23%) Datomic
7 2 (1.23%) BODI
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (20.25%) JUnit
2 23 (14.11%) Selenium
3 18 (11.04%) CruiseControl
4 15 (9.20%) FitNesse
5 10 (6.13%) Ant
6 9 (5.52%) jMock
6 9 (5.52%) Mockito
7 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.68%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.68%) Maven
8 4 (2.45%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.45%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.45%) JIRA
9 3 (1.84%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.23%) CppUnit
10 2 (1.23%) GoogleTest
11 1 (0.61%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.61%) Subversion
11 1 (0.61%) Log4j
General
1 54 (33.13%) Banking
2 47 (28.83%) Finance
3 4 (2.45%) Front Office
3 4 (2.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 119 (73.01%) Developer
2 78 (47.85%) Java Developer
3 13 (7.98%) Technical Leader
3 13 (7.98%) Senior Developer
4 11 (6.75%) SQL Developer
4 11 (6.75%) Analyst
5 10 (6.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (4.91%) Database Developer
7 7 (4.29%) Designer
8 6 (3.68%) Software Developer
8 6 (3.68%) Consultant
8 6 (3.68%) DBA
8 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Developer
8 6 (3.68%) SAS Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.07%) Web Developer
9 5 (3.07%) FileNet Developer
10 4 (2.45%) Business Analyst
10 4 (2.45%) Tester
10 4 (2.45%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (40.49%) XML
2 60 (36.81%) Spring
3 46 (28.22%) Web Services
4 45 (27.61%) CSS
5 43 (26.38%) JMS
6 40 (24.54%) JSP
7 34 (20.86%) Hibernate
8 33 (20.25%) JDBC
9 31 (19.02%) iBATIS
10 29 (17.79%) J2EE
11 27 (16.56%) HTML
12 21 (12.88%) Ajax
13 20 (12.27%) Spring Web Flow
13 20 (12.27%) Struts
14 19 (11.66%) XSLT
15 18 (11.04%) XML Schema
15 18 (11.04%) SOAP
15 18 (11.04%) Spring MVC
15 18 (11.04%) GWT
16 13 (7.98%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.40%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.91%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (2.45%) Open Source
4 4 (2.45%) W3C
4 4 (2.45%) Clustering
5 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.84%) DataPower
6 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.23%) Equities
6 2 (1.23%) VSAM
7 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.61%) Physics
7 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.06%) UNIX
2 39 (23.93%) Linux
3 5 (3.07%) Windows
4 4 (2.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) zOS
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.67%) OO
3 35 (21.47%) TDD
4 28 (17.18%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (14.72%) Unit Testing
6 21 (12.88%) MVC
6 21 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (12.27%) SOA
7 20 (12.27%) Data Modelling
8 19 (11.66%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.66%) Web Application Development
9 15 (9.20%) Pair Programming
10 12 (7.36%) OOD
11 11 (6.75%) Software Engineering
11 11 (6.75%) Web Development
11 11 (6.75%) Data Analysis
12 10 (6.13%) Scrum
12 10 (6.13%) Migration
13 9 (5.52%) Wealth Management
13 9 (5.52%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 118 (72.39%) Java
2 91 (55.83%) SQL
3 54 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 46 (28.22%) PL/SQL
5 39 (23.93%) Perl
6 19 (11.66%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.52%) VBA
8 7 (4.29%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.07%) PHP
10 4 (2.45%) Groovy
10 4 (2.45%) Jython
10 4 (2.45%) PHP5
11 3 (1.84%) XPath
11 3 (1.84%) C#
12 2 (1.23%) Clojure
12 2 (1.23%) Scala
12 2 (1.23%) C++
12 2 (1.23%) Ruby
13 1 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Degree
2 7 (4.29%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.61%) MCITP
4 1 (0.61%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.61%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.61%) Firmware
2 1 (0.61%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.61%) OMEGAMON
2 1 (0.61%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (38.04%) Oracle
2 26 (15.95%) Sybase
3 13 (7.98%) IBM
4 7 (4.29%) Sun
5 4 (2.45%) Google
6 3 (1.84%) Informatica
7 2 (1.23%) Kony
7 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.23%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) Remedy
8 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.61%) Coverity
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