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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 41 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 103 92 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 4.04% 3.41% 3.97%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 19.66% 15.49% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 50 46
Average daily rate £400 £425 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £373 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
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
524 594 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.54% 22.01% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 348 244
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £47.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.36% +251.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £22.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £47.50 £16.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +17.11%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 39 £450 +7.78% 9
Glasgow +1 26 £350 -22.22% 12
Renfrewshire +16 24 £410 -5.90%
Stirling +7 6 £277 -47.19%
Fife +5 4 £320 -8.57%
Scottish Borders - 1 £550 -
Relational Database
UK

Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 79 (46.20%) Java
2 69 (40.35%) Oracle
3 61 (35.67%) SQL
4 54 (31.58%) RDBMS
5 41 (23.98%) OO
6 38 (22.22%) Linux
6 38 (22.22%) Finance
7 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (18.71%) Use Case
9 31 (18.13%) Hibernate
10 29 (16.96%) JavaScript
11 28 (16.37%) Data Modelling
12 27 (15.79%) SOA
12 27 (15.79%) SDLC
13 26 (15.20%) UML
14 25 (14.62%) JSF
14 25 (14.62%) Security Cleared
14 25 (14.62%) JPA
15 24 (14.04%) Logical Data Model
16 23 (13.45%) JBoss
16 23 (13.45%) Web Services
16 23 (13.45%) XML
16 23 (13.45%) Drools
17 22 (12.87%) Apache CXF
17 22 (12.87%) LAN
17 22 (12.87%) WAN
17 22 (12.87%) Network Design
18 21 (12.28%) Windows
19 20 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (11.70%) PL/SQL

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 23 (13.45%) JBoss
2 7 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (3.51%) Apache
4 5 (2.92%) nginx
5 3 (1.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.17%) Documentum
6 2 (1.17%) Drupal
6 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.17%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.58%) Liferay
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (7.60%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (3.51%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) LAN
1 22 (12.87%) WAN
2 10 (5.85%) HTTP
3 6 (3.51%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (2.34%) DNS
4 4 (2.34%) SSL
4 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (31.58%) RDBMS
2 20 (11.70%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
4 11 (6.43%) MS Access
5 9 (5.26%) Star Schema
6 7 (4.09%) DB2
6 7 (4.09%) MongoDB
6 7 (4.09%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.92%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.17%) Big Data
10 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.17%) MySQL
10 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.58%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.43%) Visual Studio
3 10 (5.85%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.68%) JUnit
5 7 (4.09%) Hudson
5 7 (4.09%) MSI
5 7 (4.09%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 6 (3.51%) Maven
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (2.92%) NUnit
7 5 (2.92%) Subversion
8 4 (2.34%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.75%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.75%) Selenium
9 3 (1.75%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.17%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.17%) jMock
10 2 (1.17%) Mockito
General
1 38 (22.22%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Banking
3 5 (2.92%) Front Office
3 5 (2.92%) Legal
4 3 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.17%) Law
5 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (33.33%) Developer
2 50 (29.24%) Architect
3 44 (25.73%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (14.04%) Java Developer
5 20 (11.70%) Analyst
6 8 (4.68%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (4.09%) C++ Developer
7 7 (4.09%) Java Architect
7 7 (4.09%) Java Solutions Architect
7 7 (4.09%) Virtualisation Architect
8 6 (3.51%) Designer
9 5 (2.92%) Business Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Business Objects Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Lead Architect
9 5 (2.92%) Senior Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Software Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.92%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.13%) Hibernate
2 25 (14.62%) JPA
2 25 (14.62%) JSF
3 23 (13.45%) Drools
3 23 (13.45%) Web Services
3 23 (13.45%) XML
4 22 (12.87%) Apache CXF
5 18 (10.53%) HTML
5 18 (10.53%) Spring
6 14 (8.19%) .NET
6 14 (8.19%) RichFaces
7 13 (7.60%) SOAP
8 11 (6.43%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.43%) CSS
8 11 (6.43%) RESTful
9 10 (5.85%) jQuery
9 10 (5.85%) JSON
9 10 (5.85%) WinForms
9 10 (5.85%) WPF
10 8 (4.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Private Cloud
2 14 (8.19%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.92%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.92%) User Experience
7 4 (2.34%) Derivative
7 4 (2.34%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.75%) Equities
8 3 (1.75%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.17%) Fintech
9 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.17%) W3C
10 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.58%) FMCG
10 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.22%) Linux
2 21 (12.28%) Windows
3 13 (7.60%) Unix
4 11 (6.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.68%) Mac OS X
5 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.75%) AIX
6 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.98%) OO
2 34 (19.88%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.71%) Use Case
4 28 (16.37%) Data Modelling
5 27 (15.79%) SDLC
5 27 (15.79%) SOA
6 26 (15.20%) UML
7 24 (14.04%) Logical Data Model
8 22 (12.87%) Network Design
9 20 (11.70%) Configuration Management
9 20 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.70%) Unit Testing
10 19 (11.11%) BPMN
10 19 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.11%) Project Management
11 16 (9.36%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (9.36%) Waterfall
12 14 (8.19%) ETL
12 14 (8.19%) Web Development
13 13 (7.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 79 (46.20%) Java
2 61 (35.67%) SQL
3 29 (16.96%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.70%) PL/SQL
5 17 (9.94%) Perl
6 16 (9.36%) C#
7 15 (8.77%) C++
8 10 (5.85%) Python
9 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
9 8 (4.68%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.68%) VBScript
10 7 (4.09%) C
10 7 (4.09%) COBOL
10 7 (4.09%) PL/1
11 6 (3.51%) VB
12 5 (2.92%) PHP
12 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.34%) PHP 5
14 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.17%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.94%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.02%) Degree
4 8 (4.68%) ISEB
5 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.17%) IISP
6 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.58%) GxP
3 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.09%) Kibana
1 7 (4.09%) logstash
1 7 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.17%) Control-M
2 2 (1.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (40.35%) Oracle
2 17 (9.94%) Sybase
3 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.85%) VMware
4 7 (4.09%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (1.75%) IBM
5 3 (1.75%) Informatica
5 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.75%) Teradata
6 2 (1.17%) CA
7 1 (0.58%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.58%) Cognos
7 1 (0.58%) Pega
7 1 (0.58%) TIBCO
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