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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Relational Database
Rank 58 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 86 103 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.58% 3.69% 3.26%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 14.33% 18.07% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 27
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£390 £400 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £282 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £65.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.91%
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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
600 570 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.02% 20.39% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 287 211
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.75 £16.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.28% -53.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £31.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+8.22% -4.61%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 43 £350 -12.50% 9
Edinburgh -28 24 £415 -9.78% 4
Stirling +13 7 - -
West Lothian - 5 £375 - 1
North Lanarkshire -6 2 - -
Fife -7 2 £295 -
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 103 (64.78%) Java
2 88 (55.35%) RDBMS
3 87 (54.72%) SQL
4 69 (43.40%) Oracle
5 68 (42.77%) Spring
6 62 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (38.36%) Finance
8 54 (33.96%) OO
9 50 (31.45%) UNIX
10 45 (28.30%) Linux
11 44 (27.67%) Hibernate
12 41 (25.79%) Banking
12 41 (25.79%) Analytical Skills
13 40 (25.16%) Sybase
14 38 (23.90%) SDLC
15 37 (23.27%) JUnit
16 36 (22.64%) XML
17 35 (22.01%) Web Services
17 35 (22.01%) JMS
18 33 (20.75%) PL/SQL
19 31 (19.50%) Perl
20 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
21 26 (16.35%) DB2
22 24 (15.09%) CSS
22 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
23 23 (14.47%) TDD
23 23 (14.47%) OOD
24 22 (13.84%) SQL Server
24 22 (13.84%) Performance Tuning
25 21 (13.21%) J2SE

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 4 (2.52%) Apache
4 3 (1.89%) IIS
4 3 (1.89%) SAS
5 2 (1.26%) JBoss
5 2 (1.26%) WordPress
5 2 (1.26%) nginx
5 2 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) Internet
2 4 (2.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) CTI
3 1 (0.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (55.35%) RDBMS
2 26 (16.35%) DB2
3 22 (13.84%) SQL Server
4 19 (11.95%) Oracle Database
5 13 (8.18%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.03%) Big Data
9 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (3.77%) MS Access
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.52%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (1.89%) KDB
12 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (1.89%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 37 (23.27%) JUnit
2 13 (8.18%) Ant
3 11 (6.92%) Selenium
4 10 (6.29%) CruiseControl
5 9 (5.66%) FitNesse
6 6 (3.77%) Maven
6 6 (3.77%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.14%) Subversion
7 5 (3.14%) jMock
7 5 (3.14%) Mockito
8 3 (1.89%) Axure RP
8 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.89%) QUnit
8 3 (1.89%) NUnit
9 2 (1.26%) JIRA
9 2 (1.26%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.26%) Gradle
General
1 61 (38.36%) Finance
2 41 (25.79%) Banking
3 16 (10.06%) Investment Banking
4 13 (8.18%) Front Office
5 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.26%) Local Government
7 2 (1.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Back Office
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (61.64%) Developer
2 73 (45.91%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.58%) Senior Developer
4 19 (11.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (9.43%) Analyst
6 12 (7.55%) Lead Developer
6 12 (7.55%) SQL Developer
6 12 (7.55%) Lead Java Developer
7 10 (6.29%) Architect
8 9 (5.66%) Designer
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Leader
9 8 (5.03%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Tester
11 5 (3.14%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.14%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Developer
12 4 (2.52%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (42.77%) Spring
2 44 (27.67%) Hibernate
3 36 (22.64%) XML
4 35 (22.01%) Web Services
4 35 (22.01%) JMS
5 24 (15.09%) CSS
6 21 (13.21%) J2SE
7 20 (12.58%) JSP
8 19 (11.95%) HTML
8 19 (11.95%) JPA
9 17 (10.69%) J2EE
9 17 (10.69%) Ajax
10 15 (9.43%) JDBC
11 14 (8.81%) iBATIS
12 11 (6.92%) XML Schema
13 10 (6.29%) EJB
13 10 (6.29%) Servlets
13 10 (6.29%) RESTful
13 10 (6.29%) Spring Integration
14 9 (5.66%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.52%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.89%) GIS
6 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.26%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.26%) Equities
6 2 (1.26%) CMDB
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) iPad
7 1 (0.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Derivative
7 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 50 (31.45%) UNIX
2 45 (28.30%) Linux
3 12 (7.55%) Windows
4 4 (2.52%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.89%) AIX
5 3 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.63%) HPUX
7 1 (0.63%) VME
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (33.96%) OO
3 38 (23.90%) SDLC
4 24 (15.09%) Software Engineering
5 23 (14.47%) TDD
5 23 (14.47%) OOD
6 22 (13.84%) Performance Tuning
7 21 (13.21%) Data Modelling
8 18 (11.32%) SOA
9 17 (10.69%) Unit Testing
10 15 (9.43%) Wealth Management
10 15 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.18%) UML
13 12 (7.55%) Web Application Development
14 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
14 11 (6.92%) MVC
15 10 (6.29%) Database Tuning
15 10 (6.29%) Use Case
16 9 (5.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 103 (64.78%) Java
2 87 (54.72%) SQL
3 33 (20.75%) PL/SQL
4 31 (19.50%) Perl
5 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
6 13 (8.18%) Shell Script
7 9 (5.66%) VBA
8 7 (4.40%) C#
9 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.14%) VB
9 5 (3.14%) Python
9 5 (3.14%) Scala
10 3 (1.89%) XPath
11 2 (1.26%) PHP5
11 2 (1.26%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) SAS Macro
12 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.63%) COBOL
12 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.77%) Degree
2 4 (2.52%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) QA
2 6 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (3.14%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.26%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) GxP
5 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) logstash
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (0.63%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 69 (43.40%) Oracle
2 40 (25.16%) Sybase
3 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.03%) Teradata
5 5 (3.14%) Sun
6 2 (1.26%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Actuate
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Netezza
7 1 (0.63%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.63%) Vertica
7 1 (0.63%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.63%) MapR