The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 41 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 113 106 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.11% 4.30% 2.63%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 21.65% 20.23% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
522 524 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.99% 21.26% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 245 193
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 24
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.09% -15.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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
Edinburgh +20 52 £400 +35.59% 9
Glasgow -12 52 £375 +11.11% 15
Stirling - 3 - -
Fife - 1 - - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 137 (62.27%) Java
2 102 (46.36%) RDBMS
3 101 (45.91%) Oracle
4 96 (43.64%) SQL
5 75 (34.09%) UNIX
6 68 (30.91%) Finance
7 64 (29.09%) Linux
8 59 (26.82%) HTML
9 58 (26.36%) XML
10 57 (25.91%) OO
10 57 (25.91%) Spring
11 53 (24.09%) JavaScript
12 46 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
12 46 (20.91%) Banking
12 46 (20.91%) Hibernate
13 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
13 45 (20.45%) CSS
14 41 (18.64%) Sybase
14 41 (18.64%) Perl
15 38 (17.27%) JMS
16 36 (16.36%) Web Services
17 35 (15.91%) JSP
18 33 (15.00%) Data Modelling
19 32 (14.55%) Unit Testing
19 32 (14.55%) Oracle Database
20 30 (13.64%) PL/SQL
21 29 (13.18%) J2EE
21 29 (13.18%) SOA
22 27 (12.27%) Shell Script
23 26 (11.82%) Performance Tuning

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 22 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.73%) SAS
4 6 (2.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.82%) Apache
6 4 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.36%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.91%) GemFire
8 2 (0.91%) Confluence
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.45%) Lync
9 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.45%) Mule
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.73%) MS Office
3 3 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.82%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 23 (10.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (46.36%) RDBMS
2 45 (20.45%) SQL Server
3 32 (14.55%) Oracle Database
4 23 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (9.09%) DB2
6 16 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (6.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (5.45%) MongoDB
8 12 (5.45%) Neo4j
9 11 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (3.18%) Cognos Report Studio
10 7 (3.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 7 (3.18%) Cognos Transformer
10 7 (3.18%) Oracle OWB
10 7 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.82%) KDB
14 3 (1.36%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 24 (10.91%) Selenium
2 22 (10.00%) JUnit
3 17 (7.73%) Subversion
4 16 (7.27%) Maven
5 14 (6.36%) CruiseControl
6 10 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.09%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.09%) JIRA
8 7 (3.18%) Jenkins
9 6 (2.73%) FitNesse
9 6 (2.73%) Ant
10 3 (1.36%) JBuilder
10 3 (1.36%) Zephyr
10 3 (1.36%) NUnit
10 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.91%) Build Forge
11 2 (0.91%) FlexUnit
11 2 (0.91%) GoogleTest
11 2 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 68 (30.91%) Finance
2 46 (20.91%) Banking
3 14 (6.36%) Front Office
4 6 (2.73%) Retail
5 4 (1.82%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 139 (63.18%) Developer
2 84 (38.18%) Java Developer
3 30 (13.64%) Analyst
4 18 (8.18%) Architect
5 12 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 11 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.55%) Programmer
7 10 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 10 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.55%) Designer
8 8 (3.64%) Technical Leader
8 8 (3.64%) Data Architect
9 7 (3.18%) Business Analyst
9 7 (3.18%) Applications Support
9 7 (3.18%) SQL Developer
9 7 (3.18%) Java Programmer
9 7 (3.18%) ETL Developer
9 7 (3.18%) Cognos Developer
9 7 (3.18%) Java Architect
10 6 (2.73%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (26.82%) HTML
2 58 (26.36%) XML
3 57 (25.91%) Spring
4 46 (20.91%) Hibernate
5 45 (20.45%) CSS
6 38 (17.27%) JMS
7 36 (16.36%) Web Services
8 35 (15.91%) JSP
9 29 (13.18%) J2EE
10 25 (11.36%) JSF
11 24 (10.91%) .NET
12 21 (9.55%) JDBC
12 21 (9.55%) Struts
13 20 (9.09%) XSLT
13 20 (9.09%) Servlets
13 20 (9.09%) iBATIS
14 19 (8.64%) JSON
15 16 (7.27%) Ajax
16 15 (6.82%) Spring MVC
17 14 (6.36%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (2.73%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (2.27%) Fixed Income
3 5 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.82%) Equities
4 4 (1.82%) FMCG
4 4 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.36%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.36%) Open Source
6 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) SCORM
7 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 75 (34.09%) UNIX
2 64 (29.09%) Linux
3 24 (10.91%) Mac OS X
4 14 (6.36%) Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Solaris
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.91%) OO
2 46 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 32 (14.55%) Unit Testing
5 29 (13.18%) SOA
6 26 (11.82%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (11.36%) ETL
7 25 (11.36%) MVC
8 22 (10.00%) TDD
8 22 (10.00%) Scrum
8 22 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (8.18%) Configuration Management
9 18 (8.18%) Software Engineering
9 18 (8.18%) Web Application Development
10 16 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.36%) Project Management
11 14 (6.36%) OOD
11 14 (6.36%) UML
11 14 (6.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 137 (62.27%) Java
2 96 (43.64%) SQL
3 53 (24.09%) JavaScript
4 41 (18.64%) Perl
5 30 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 27 (12.27%) Shell Script
7 13 (5.91%) C#
8 11 (5.00%) Python
9 8 (3.64%) T-SQL
10 7 (3.18%) VBA
11 6 (2.73%) Scala
12 5 (2.27%) VB
13 3 (1.36%) C++
14 2 (0.91%) C
15 1 (0.45%) PHP
15 1 (0.45%) VC++
15 1 (0.45%) Jython
15 1 (0.45%) VB6
15 1 (0.45%) AspectJ
15 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (1.82%) Sun Certification
1 4 (1.82%) OCPJP
2 3 (1.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.91%) Degree
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 101 (45.91%) Oracle
2 41 (18.64%) Sybase
3 19 (8.64%) JBoss
4 12 (5.45%) IBM
5 11 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (5.00%) Cognos
6 5 (2.27%) Nintex
7 4 (1.82%) Sun
7 4 (1.82%) StreamBase
8 3 (1.36%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.36%) Informatica
8 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.36%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.91%) Kofax
9 2 (0.91%) Google
9 2 (0.91%) SAP
10 1 (0.45%) Twitter
10 1 (0.45%) HP
10 1 (0.45%) Progress
10 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day + doe
Posted: 23 days ago