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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 55 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 83 115 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.74% 4.42% 5.45%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.72% 20.57% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 79
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£388 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £28.83 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+40.84% -7.76%
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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
605 559 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.97% 21.47% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 291 285
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £33.75 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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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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 -13 38 £363 +14.80% 6
Edinburgh -24 27 £400 -0.62% 8
Stirling -2 7 £450 +55.17%
West Lothian -1 3 £375 - 3
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £370 - 1
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 119 (68.79%) Java
2 103 (59.54%) SQL
3 87 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (44.51%) RDBMS
5 70 (40.46%) Spring
6 69 (39.88%) XML
7 62 (35.84%) Oracle
8 56 (32.37%) Banking
9 55 (31.79%) Finance
10 54 (31.21%) Web Services
11 51 (29.48%) UNIX
12 50 (28.90%) JMS
13 48 (27.75%) OO
14 47 (27.17%) JavaScript
15 44 (25.43%) Linux
15 44 (25.43%) Hibernate
16 40 (23.12%) JUnit
16 40 (23.12%) CSS
17 39 (22.54%) PL/SQL
17 39 (22.54%) TDD
18 38 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (20.23%) Perl
20 34 (19.65%) JSP
20 34 (19.65%) Performance Tuning
21 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
22 30 (17.34%) SOA
23 29 (16.76%) Sybase
24 28 (16.18%) JDBC
25 27 (15.61%) Data Modelling
26 26 (15.03%) XML Schema

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (10.98%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.94%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.62%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.62%) Apache
3 8 (4.62%) nginx
4 6 (3.47%) WordPress
5 5 (2.89%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.89%) CMS
5 5 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (2.31%) JBoss
6 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.73%) FileNet
7 3 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.58%) Drupal
8 1 (0.58%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) SAS
8 1 (0.58%) CICS
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (2.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.47%) Internet
2 5 (2.89%) HTTP
3 2 (1.16%) Intranet
3 2 (1.16%) LAN
3 2 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (44.51%) RDBMS
2 33 (19.08%) SQL Server
3 20 (11.56%) DB2
4 15 (8.67%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.20%) MySQL
8 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.89%) MS Access
10 4 (2.31%) InterSystems Cache
11 3 (1.73%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.73%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.16%) Datomic
13 1 (0.58%) Big Data
13 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (23.12%) JUnit
2 26 (15.03%) Selenium
3 21 (12.14%) FitNesse
4 16 (9.25%) CruiseControl
4 16 (9.25%) Ant
5 12 (6.94%) Jenkins
6 11 (6.36%) Maven
7 9 (5.20%) jMock
7 9 (5.20%) Mockito
8 8 (4.62%) Cucumber
8 8 (4.62%) Eclipse
9 5 (2.89%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.58%) JBehave
12 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.58%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.58%) Log4j
General
1 56 (32.37%) Banking
2 55 (31.79%) Finance
3 17 (9.83%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.62%) Front Office
5 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (60.69%) Developer
2 75 (43.35%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.14%) Senior Developer
4 17 (9.83%) Analyst
4 17 (9.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (6.94%) Technical Leader
6 11 (6.36%) Architect
6 11 (6.36%) SQL Developer
7 9 (5.20%) Software Engineer
7 9 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.62%) Tester
8 8 (4.62%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.47%) DBA
9 6 (3.47%) Web Developer
9 6 (3.47%) Designer
10 5 (2.89%) Solutions Designer
10 5 (2.89%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.31%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.31%) Senior Designer
11 4 (2.31%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (40.46%) Spring
2 69 (39.88%) XML
3 54 (31.21%) Web Services
4 50 (28.90%) JMS
5 44 (25.43%) Hibernate
6 40 (23.12%) CSS
7 34 (19.65%) JSP
8 28 (16.18%) JDBC
9 26 (15.03%) XML Schema
10 25 (14.45%) iBATIS
10 25 (14.45%) HTML
11 22 (12.72%) J2EE
11 22 (12.72%) JSON
12 19 (10.98%) Ajax
13 18 (10.40%) J2SE
13 18 (10.40%) SOAP
14 17 (9.83%) XSLT
14 17 (9.83%) RESTful
15 15 (8.67%) Spring Web Flow
15 15 (8.67%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.09%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (5.78%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.47%) Open Source
6 4 (2.31%) Equities
6 4 (2.31%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.73%) W3C
7 3 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.73%) User Experience
7 3 (1.73%) Derivative
8 2 (1.16%) Clustering
8 2 (1.16%) VSAM
9 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.58%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 51 (29.48%) UNIX
2 44 (25.43%) Linux
3 10 (5.78%) Windows
4 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (50.29%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (27.75%) OO
3 39 (22.54%) TDD
4 34 (19.65%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (17.34%) SOA
6 27 (15.61%) Data Modelling
7 23 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (12.72%) Unit Testing
9 20 (11.56%) Software Engineering
10 19 (10.98%) Scrum
11 17 (9.83%) MVC
11 17 (9.83%) OOD
12 16 (9.25%) Database Tuning
13 15 (8.67%) Web Application Development
13 15 (8.67%) Pair Programming
14 13 (7.51%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.94%) UML
15 12 (6.94%) Web Development
15 12 (6.94%) Wealth Management
16 11 (6.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 119 (68.79%) Java
2 103 (59.54%) SQL
3 47 (27.17%) JavaScript
4 39 (22.54%) PL/SQL
5 35 (20.23%) Perl
6 18 (10.40%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.78%) VBA
7 10 (5.78%) XPath
8 8 (4.62%) PHP
8 8 (4.62%) C#
9 7 (4.05%) PHP5
10 6 (3.47%) VB
11 5 (2.89%) Groovy
11 5 (2.89%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.89%) Jython
12 2 (1.16%) Clojure
12 2 (1.16%) Python
13 1 (0.58%) Scala
13 1 (0.58%) COBOL
13 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (5.78%) Degree
2 6 (3.47%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.58%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.58%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.58%) OCPJP
4 1 (0.58%) MCITP
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.05%) QA
2 6 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.58%) Firmware
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.73%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.58%) logstash
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 62 (35.84%) Oracle
2 29 (16.76%) Sybase
3 7 (4.05%) Sun
4 6 (3.47%) Teradata
5 4 (2.31%) IBM
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.16%) Informatica
7 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.58%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.58%) Coverity
7 1 (0.58%) Guidewire
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