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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 59 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 83 112 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.61% 4.07% 4.11%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.00% 21.29% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 40
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
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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
593 526 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.62% 19.10% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 258 243
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% -39.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £11.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £75.60 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -8 38 £365 -2.66% 11
Edinburgh -22 27 £414 +0.91% 7
Stirling +4 8 - -
West Lothian - 4 £330 -
North Lanarkshire -7 2 - -
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 109 (66.46%) Java
2 94 (57.32%) SQL
3 88 (53.66%) RDBMS
4 74 (45.12%) Spring
5 72 (43.90%) Oracle
6 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (37.20%) Finance
8 57 (34.76%) OO
9 53 (32.32%) UNIX
10 49 (29.88%) Hibernate
11 47 (28.66%) Linux
12 45 (27.44%) Analytical Skills
13 44 (26.83%) XML
13 44 (26.83%) Banking
14 40 (24.39%) Sybase
15 38 (23.17%) JUnit
16 37 (22.56%) Web Services
17 36 (21.95%) JMS
17 36 (21.95%) SDLC
18 34 (20.73%) PL/SQL
19 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
19 33 (20.12%) TDD
20 31 (18.90%) Perl
21 26 (15.85%) CSS
21 26 (15.85%) DB2
21 26 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
22 25 (15.24%) SOA
23 24 (14.63%) OOD
24 23 (14.02%) JSP
25 22 (13.41%) SQL Server

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 10 (6.10%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.05%) Apache
5 3 (1.83%) IIS
5 3 (1.83%) SAS
5 3 (1.83%) WordPress
5 3 (1.83%) nginx
5 3 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.22%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.22%) JBoss
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.61%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (3.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.83%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Internet
2 4 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (0.61%) CTI
3 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (53.66%) RDBMS
2 26 (15.85%) DB2
3 22 (13.41%) SQL Server
4 20 (12.20%) Oracle Database
5 13 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (5.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (5.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (4.88%) Big Data
9 6 (3.66%) MySQL
9 6 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (3.05%) MS Access
11 4 (2.44%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.83%) InterSystems Cache
12 3 (1.83%) KDB
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 38 (23.17%) JUnit
2 18 (10.98%) Ant
3 17 (10.37%) Selenium
4 15 (9.15%) FitNesse
5 11 (6.71%) CruiseControl
6 10 (6.10%) Maven
7 9 (5.49%) Eclipse
8 7 (4.27%) jMock
8 7 (4.27%) Mockito
8 7 (4.27%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.44%) Subversion
10 3 (1.83%) NUnit
10 3 (1.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 3 (1.83%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.83%) QUnit
11 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
11 2 (1.22%) JIRA
General
1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 44 (26.83%) Banking
3 20 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 13 (7.93%) Front Office
5 5 (3.05%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.83%) Legal
7 2 (1.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (62.20%) Developer
2 76 (46.34%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.80%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (9.76%) Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) SQL Developer
7 11 (6.71%) Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Lead Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Lead Java Developer
9 8 (4.88%) Designer
10 7 (4.27%) Solutions Designer
10 7 (4.27%) Tester
11 6 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Software Engineer
12 5 (3.05%) Test Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Data Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.05%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.05%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (45.12%) Spring
2 49 (29.88%) Hibernate
3 44 (26.83%) XML
4 37 (22.56%) Web Services
5 36 (21.95%) JMS
6 26 (15.85%) CSS
7 23 (14.02%) JSP
8 21 (12.80%) J2SE
9 18 (10.98%) XML Schema
9 18 (10.98%) J2EE
9 18 (10.98%) JPA
10 17 (10.37%) HTML
10 17 (10.37%) JDBC
11 16 (9.76%) Ajax
11 16 (9.76%) JSON
12 15 (9.15%) iBATIS
13 14 (8.54%) RESTful
14 10 (6.10%) Spring Integration
14 10 (6.10%) EJB
14 10 (6.10%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (27.44%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.32%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.44%) Derivative
5 3 (1.83%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.83%) CMDB
5 3 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.83%) GIS
6 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.22%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.22%) Equities
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.61%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.61%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 53 (32.32%) UNIX
2 47 (28.66%) Linux
3 11 (6.71%) Windows
4 3 (1.83%) AIX
4 3 (1.83%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) VME
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (34.76%) OO
3 36 (21.95%) SDLC
4 33 (20.12%) TDD
5 26 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
6 25 (15.24%) SOA
7 24 (14.63%) OOD
8 22 (13.41%) Software Engineering
9 21 (12.80%) Data Modelling
10 16 (9.76%) Scrum
10 16 (9.76%) Wealth Management
10 16 (9.76%) Unit Testing
10 16 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (8.54%) UML
12 13 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (7.93%) MVC
12 13 (7.93%) Database Tuning
13 12 (7.32%) Web Application Development
14 11 (6.71%) Use Case
15 10 (6.10%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (66.46%) Java
2 94 (57.32%) SQL
3 34 (20.73%) PL/SQL
4 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
5 31 (18.90%) Perl
6 16 (9.76%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.49%) VBA
8 8 (4.88%) XPath
8 8 (4.88%) C#
9 5 (3.05%) VB
9 5 (3.05%) Scala
10 3 (1.83%) Python
10 3 (1.83%) PHP5
10 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.83%) PHP
11 2 (1.22%) Jython
11 2 (1.22%) Groovy
12 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.61%) VB6
12 1 (0.61%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.61%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.05%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) logstash
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 72 (43.90%) Oracle
2 40 (24.39%) Sybase
3 7 (4.27%) Teradata
4 6 (3.66%) Sun
5 5 (3.05%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.22%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Actuate
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Perforce
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Netezza
7 1 (0.61%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.61%) Vertica
7 1 (0.61%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.61%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.61%) MapR
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