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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Relational Database
Rank 50 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +18
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 94 142 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.45% 6.02% 3.03%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 16.91% 26.20% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 87 43
Average daily rate £360 £320 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £250 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-39.18% +64.44%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
556 542 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.41% 22.98% 20.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 283 282
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +73.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £12.83 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.15 £70.00 £32.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
Relational Database
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -14 43 £319 - 18
Edinburgh -14 38 £400 +16.78% 4
Dundee -5 2 - - 3
West Lothian -3 1 £375 -3.22%
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - - 3
Aberdeenshire - - - -
Fife - - - -
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 117 (63.93%) RDBMS
2 101 (55.19%) Oracle
3 95 (51.91%) Java
4 84 (45.90%) SQL
5 65 (35.52%) Finance
6 60 (32.79%) Spring
7 54 (29.51%) XML
8 53 (28.96%) Oracle Database
9 50 (27.32%) HTML
10 48 (26.23%) SQL Server
11 46 (25.14%) JavaScript
12 42 (22.95%) UNIX
13 41 (22.40%) Hibernate
14 40 (21.86%) Sybase
15 34 (18.58%) JMS
16 32 (17.49%) J2EE
17 31 (16.94%) Linux
17 31 (16.94%) OO
17 31 (16.94%) ETL
17 31 (16.94%) JSF
18 29 (15.85%) JSP
18 29 (15.85%) JUnit
19 28 (15.30%) PL/SQL
20 27 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
21 25 (13.66%) .NET
22 23 (12.57%) Servlets
22 23 (12.57%) MVC
23 22 (12.02%) CSS
23 22 (12.02%) Perl
24 21 (11.48%) JSTL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (7.65%) WebSphere
2 12 (6.56%) Tomcat
3 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.73%) IIS
6 5 (2.73%) Apache
7 4 (2.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.64%) SAS
9 2 (1.09%) Confluence
10 1 (0.55%) StreamWeaver
10 1 (0.55%) Mule
10 1 (0.55%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Cognos TM1
1 5 (2.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (63.93%) RDBMS
2 53 (28.96%) Oracle Database
3 48 (26.23%) SQL Server
4 20 (10.93%) DB2
5 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 18 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (6.01%) Oracle OWB
8 8 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.64%) MySQL
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
12 2 (1.09%) MarkLogic
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.09%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 29 (15.85%) JUnit
2 18 (9.84%) Subversion
2 18 (9.84%) Maven
2 18 (9.84%) Ant
3 17 (9.29%) Eclipse
4 10 (5.46%) FitNesse
5 8 (4.37%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.19%) JDeveloper
6 4 (2.19%) PowerDesigner
6 4 (2.19%) NUnit
7 3 (1.64%) Selenium
7 3 (1.64%) JIRA
7 3 (1.64%) PVCS
8 2 (1.09%) ERwin
8 2 (1.09%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.09%) Build Forge
8 2 (1.09%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.09%) FlexUnit
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (0.55%) Mockito
General
1 65 (35.52%) Finance
2 19 (10.38%) Banking
3 14 (7.65%) Front Office
4 4 (2.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Retail
6 2 (1.09%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Marketing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 107 (58.47%) Developer
2 64 (34.97%) Java Developer
3 45 (24.59%) Analyst
4 15 (8.20%) Architect
5 14 (7.65%) Programmer
6 12 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 12 (6.56%) Java Programmer
7 10 (5.46%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 10 (5.46%) Applications Support
8 9 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.92%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (4.37%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Data Architect
10 7 (3.83%) Data Migration Analyst
10 7 (3.83%) Senior Programmer
11 6 (3.28%) Systems Developer
11 6 (3.28%) Senior Java Programmer
12 5 (2.73%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.79%) Spring
2 54 (29.51%) XML
3 50 (27.32%) HTML
4 41 (22.40%) Hibernate
5 34 (18.58%) JMS
6 32 (17.49%) J2EE
7 31 (16.94%) JSF
8 29 (15.85%) JSP
9 25 (13.66%) .NET
10 23 (12.57%) Servlets
11 22 (12.02%) CSS
12 21 (11.48%) JSTL
13 19 (10.38%) Web Services
14 16 (8.74%) J2SE
15 15 (8.20%) Struts
16 14 (7.65%) JDBC
16 14 (7.65%) EJB
16 14 (7.65%) Tapestry
17 13 (7.10%) iBATIS
18 12 (6.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
1 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (1.64%) Mainframe
2 3 (1.64%) Mathematics
2 3 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.09%) Statistics
3 2 (1.09%) FMCG
3 2 (1.09%) Open Source
4 1 (0.55%) Ontologies
4 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.55%) Equities
4 1 (0.55%) Derivative
4 1 (0.55%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.95%) UNIX
2 31 (16.94%) Linux
3 19 (10.38%) Windows
4 4 (2.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.55%) HPUX
5 1 (0.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.94%) OO
1 31 (16.94%) ETL
2 27 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.57%) MVC
4 21 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
5 20 (10.93%) Data Modelling
6 19 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.84%) TDD
7 18 (9.84%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (8.20%) Migration
8 15 (8.20%) OOD
8 15 (8.20%) Software Engineering
9 13 (7.10%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.10%) Data Management
10 12 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.56%) Data Migration
11 11 (6.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.46%) Pair Programming
12 10 (5.46%) UML
13 9 (4.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (51.91%) Java
2 84 (45.90%) SQL
3 46 (25.14%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.30%) PL/SQL
5 22 (12.02%) Perl
6 18 (9.84%) Shell Script
7 15 (8.20%) C#
8 10 (5.46%) VB
9 6 (3.28%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.73%) VBA
10 5 (2.73%) XQuery
11 4 (2.19%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.19%) PHP
11 4 (2.19%) XPath
12 2 (1.09%) Scala
12 2 (1.09%) Ruby
12 2 (1.09%) C
12 2 (1.09%) Python
13 1 (0.55%) VC++
13 1 (0.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (7.65%) Sun Certification
1 14 (7.65%) OCPJP
2 7 (3.83%) Degree
3 2 (1.09%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) QA
2 3 (1.64%) SLA
3 2 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Control-M
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 101 (55.19%) Oracle
2 40 (21.86%) Sybase
3 20 (10.93%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.20%) Sun
5 14 (7.65%) IBM
6 9 (4.92%) Cognos
7 6 (3.28%) SAP
8 5 (2.73%) Business Objects
9 4 (2.19%) JBoss
9 4 (2.19%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.19%) Kofax
10 3 (1.64%) Informatica
11 2 (1.09%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.09%) Pega
12 1 (0.55%) StreamBase
12 1 (0.55%) VMware
12 1 (0.55%) HP
12 1 (0.55%) Actuate
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