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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 52 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 86 112 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.95% 4.43% 5.37%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.70% 20.66% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 76
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£375 £350 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Relational Database
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
585 542 568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.08% 21.43% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 290 297
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.44% -74.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.33 £34.75 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-27.10% +23.00%

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 22 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 22 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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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 -10 38 £338 +12.50% 10
Edinburgh -20 28 £400 +3.22% 14
Stirling +3 9 £450 +55.17%
West Lothian -4 2 £375 -
Fife - 2 - -
Aberdeen - 2 £370 - 2
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 115 (67.65%) Java
2 100 (58.82%) SQL
3 82 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (45.88%) RDBMS
5 73 (42.94%) Spring
6 66 (38.82%) Oracle
6 66 (38.82%) XML
7 60 (35.29%) Banking
8 57 (33.53%) Finance
9 53 (31.18%) OO
10 52 (30.59%) UNIX
11 51 (30.00%) Web Services
12 49 (28.82%) JMS
13 46 (27.06%) Linux
13 46 (27.06%) JavaScript
14 44 (25.88%) Hibernate
15 42 (24.71%) JUnit
16 39 (22.94%) CSS
17 38 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
18 37 (21.76%) PL/SQL
19 36 (21.18%) Sybase
20 35 (20.59%) Perl
20 35 (20.59%) TDD
21 33 (19.41%) SQL Server
21 33 (19.41%) Performance Tuning
22 31 (18.24%) JSP
23 28 (16.47%) SOA
23 28 (16.47%) Data Modelling
24 26 (15.29%) JDBC
25 24 (14.12%) iBATIS

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 17 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.06%) Tomcat
3 8 (4.71%) nginx
3 8 (4.71%) WebLogic
3 8 (4.71%) Apache
4 6 (3.53%) WordPress
5 5 (2.94%) CMS
5 5 (2.94%) GlassFish
5 5 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.76%) JBoss
6 3 (1.76%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.18%) IIS
7 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.18%) SAS
8 1 (0.59%) FileNet
8 1 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.59%) CICS
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Internet
2 5 (2.94%) HTTP
3 2 (1.18%) Intranet
4 1 (0.59%) LAN
4 1 (0.59%) WAN
4 1 (0.59%) CTI
4 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (45.88%) RDBMS
2 33 (19.41%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.53%) DB2
4 16 (9.41%) Oracle Database
5 11 (6.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.29%) MySQL
7 9 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.94%) MS Access
11 4 (2.35%) Big Data
12 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
13 2 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
14 1 (0.59%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 42 (24.71%) JUnit
2 23 (13.53%) Selenium
3 18 (10.59%) FitNesse
4 17 (10.00%) CruiseControl
5 14 (8.24%) Ant
6 9 (5.29%) Jenkins
7 8 (4.71%) Mockito
7 8 (4.71%) jMock
7 8 (4.71%) Maven
7 8 (4.71%) Eclipse
8 6 (3.53%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (1.18%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.18%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.18%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.18%) NUnit
11 2 (1.18%) Subversion
12 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 60 (35.29%) Banking
2 57 (33.53%) Finance
3 20 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.29%) Front Office
5 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Local Government
6 2 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (61.76%) Developer
2 75 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.53%) Senior Developer
4 18 (10.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (9.41%) Analyst
6 12 (7.06%) SQL Developer
7 10 (5.88%) Technical Leader
7 10 (5.88%) Architect
8 9 (5.29%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.71%) Designer
9 8 (4.71%) Data Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (4.12%) Tester
11 6 (3.53%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.94%) Lead Developer
12 5 (2.94%) DBA
13 4 (2.35%) Senior Designer
13 4 (2.35%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (42.94%) Spring
2 66 (38.82%) XML
3 51 (30.00%) Web Services
4 49 (28.82%) JMS
5 44 (25.88%) Hibernate
6 39 (22.94%) CSS
7 31 (18.24%) JSP
8 26 (15.29%) JDBC
9 24 (14.12%) iBATIS
10 23 (13.53%) XML Schema
11 22 (12.94%) HTML
11 22 (12.94%) J2EE
12 21 (12.35%) JSON
12 21 (12.35%) J2SE
13 20 (11.76%) Ajax
14 17 (10.00%) SOAP
15 16 (9.41%) XSLT
15 16 (9.41%) RESTful
16 15 (8.82%) Spring Web Flow
16 15 (8.82%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.24%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.35%) Open Source
5 4 (2.35%) Equities
5 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.76%) W3C
6 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.76%) Derivative
6 3 (1.76%) User Experience
7 2 (1.18%) CMDB
7 2 (1.18%) Clustering
7 2 (1.18%) VSAM
7 2 (1.18%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) EPoS
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 52 (30.59%) UNIX
2 46 (27.06%) Linux
3 10 (5.88%) Windows
4 7 (4.12%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.59%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (31.18%) OO
3 35 (20.59%) TDD
4 33 (19.41%) Performance Tuning
5 28 (16.47%) SOA
5 28 (16.47%) Data Modelling
6 24 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (13.53%) Software Engineering
8 22 (12.94%) Unit Testing
9 20 (11.76%) OOD
10 18 (10.59%) MVC
11 16 (9.41%) Scrum
11 16 (9.41%) Wealth Management
11 16 (9.41%) Database Tuning
12 15 (8.82%) Web Application Development
13 14 (8.24%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.06%) Mentoring
14 12 (7.06%) Web Development
14 12 (7.06%) UML
15 11 (6.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 115 (67.65%) Java
2 100 (58.82%) SQL
3 46 (27.06%) JavaScript
4 37 (21.76%) PL/SQL
5 35 (20.59%) Perl
6 19 (11.18%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.88%) VBA
8 9 (5.29%) C#
9 8 (4.71%) XPath
9 8 (4.71%) PHP
10 7 (4.12%) PHP5
11 6 (3.53%) VB
12 5 (2.94%) Jython
12 5 (2.94%) Groovy
13 4 (2.35%) Scala
14 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.18%) COBOL
15 2 (1.18%) Python
16 1 (0.59%) VB6
16 1 (0.59%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.53%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.59%) ISEB
5 1 (0.59%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.53%) QA
1 6 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.59%) Firmware
3 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.59%) Control-M
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (0.59%) logstash
Vendors
1 66 (38.82%) Oracle
2 36 (21.18%) Sybase
3 7 (4.12%) Sun
4 6 (3.53%) Teradata
5 3 (1.76%) IBM
5 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) VMware
7 1 (0.59%) Coverity
7 1 (0.59%) Guidewire
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