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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Relational Database over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Relational Database
Rank 59 55 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing Relational Database 93 80 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.17% 2.70% 4.51%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 15.47% 12.94% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 61
Median daily rate £421 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
601 618 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.47% 20.89% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 324 302
Median daily rate £350 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £29.80 £19.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £23.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+41.97% -26.98%

Relational Database
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Relational Database as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Relational Database within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +8 40 £400 +23.07% 10
Renfrewshire - 24 £435 -
Edinburgh -11 17 £400 - 5
Stirling +1 6 £550 +22.22%
Aberdeen +6 1 - -
West Lothian +5 1 £425 +13.33%
Scottish Borders - 1 £450 - 1
Relational Database
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Relational Database
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Relational Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Relational Database.

1 89 (49.17%) RDBMS
2 82 (45.30%) Java
3 76 (41.99%) SQL
4 66 (36.46%) Oracle
5 59 (32.60%) Linux
6 51 (28.18%) OO
7 41 (22.65%) SDLC
8 39 (21.55%) Security Cleared
9 37 (20.44%) Finance
9 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (19.34%) Spring
10 35 (19.34%) Unix
11 32 (17.68%) SC Cleared
12 30 (16.57%) Sybase
12 30 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (16.02%) DB2
13 29 (16.02%) Data Modelling
13 29 (16.02%) LAN
13 29 (16.02%) WAN
13 29 (16.02%) Network Design
14 28 (15.47%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (15.47%) JUnit
15 27 (14.92%) Hibernate
16 26 (14.36%) JBoss
17 25 (13.81%) OOD
17 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
17 25 (13.81%) JPA
17 25 (13.81%) Oracle Database
17 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (13.26%) Software Engineering

Relational Database
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (14.36%) JBoss
2 7 (3.87%) Apache
3 6 (3.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.21%) nginx
4 4 (2.21%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.66%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.10%) Confluence
6 2 (1.10%) IIS
6 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.10%) SAS
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.42%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.02%) LAN
1 29 (16.02%) WAN
2 12 (6.63%) HTTP
3 9 (4.97%) SSL
4 6 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (2.21%) DNS
5 4 (2.21%) SAN
5 4 (2.21%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.10%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.10%) Firewall
6 2 (1.10%) LDAP
6 2 (1.10%) SSH
7 1 (0.55%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (49.17%) RDBMS
2 29 (16.02%) DB2
3 28 (15.47%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (13.81%) Oracle Database
4 25 (13.81%) SQL Server
5 9 (4.97%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (4.97%) MS Access
5 9 (4.97%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.97%) Star Schema
6 8 (4.42%) Big Data
6 8 (4.42%) BusinessObjects XI
7 7 (3.87%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.31%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 2 (1.10%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 28 (15.47%) JUnit
2 11 (6.08%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.31%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.76%) Cobertura
5 5 (2.76%) Hudson
5 5 (2.76%) JBehave
5 5 (2.76%) MSI
5 5 (2.76%) Subversion
5 5 (2.76%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.66%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.66%) Maven
7 3 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (1.10%) JIRA
8 2 (1.10%) PVCS
8 2 (1.10%) Selenium
8 2 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (20.44%) Finance
2 18 (9.94%) Banking
3 17 (9.39%) Front Office
4 11 (6.08%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (35.91%) Developer
2 59 (32.60%) Architect
3 47 (25.97%) Solutions Architect
4 33 (18.23%) Java Developer
5 20 (11.05%) Analyst
6 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (4.97%) Business Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Business Objects Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Senior Developer
7 9 (4.97%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (4.42%) Data Architect
8 8 (4.42%) DBA
8 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 8 (4.42%) Java Architect
8 8 (4.42%) Java Solutions Architect
9 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 6 (3.31%) Big Data Architect
10 6 (3.31%) C++ Developer
10 6 (3.31%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.34%) Spring
2 27 (14.92%) Hibernate
3 25 (13.81%) JPA
4 22 (12.15%) J2SE
5 21 (11.60%) JMS
5 21 (11.60%) XML
6 19 (10.50%) Drools
7 18 (9.94%) JSF
8 17 (9.39%) Apache CXF
9 16 (8.84%) Web Services
10 15 (8.29%) SOAP
11 13 (7.18%) Java EE
11 13 (7.18%) JSON
12 10 (5.52%) HTML
12 10 (5.52%) RichFaces
13 8 (4.42%) .NET
13 8 (4.42%) JDBC
14 7 (3.87%) RESTful
14 7 (3.87%) XSD
15 6 (3.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.18%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.52%) Equities
3 10 (5.52%) Private Cloud
4 9 (4.97%) Data Integration
4 9 (4.97%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.21%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.66%) User Experience
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.10%) Derivative
8 2 (1.10%) Fintech
8 2 (1.10%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.60%) Linux
2 35 (19.34%) Unix
3 23 (12.71%) Windows
4 13 (7.18%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.08%) Mac OS X
6 7 (3.87%) Solaris
7 6 (3.31%) AIX
7 6 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.18%) OO
2 41 (22.65%) SDLC
3 37 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (16.57%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (16.02%) Data Modelling
5 29 (16.02%) Network Design
6 25 (13.81%) OOD
7 24 (13.26%) Software Engineering
8 22 (12.15%) SOA
9 21 (11.60%) Office Automation
9 21 (11.60%) Unit Testing
10 20 (11.05%) Use Case
11 19 (10.50%) Logical Data Model
11 19 (10.50%) UML
12 18 (9.94%) Continuous Delivery
12 18 (9.94%) Project Management
12 18 (9.94%) Wireframes
13 17 (9.39%) Configuration Management
13 17 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (9.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 82 (45.30%) Java
2 76 (41.99%) SQL
3 24 (13.26%) Perl
4 21 (11.60%) PL/SQL
5 19 (10.50%) JavaScript
6 13 (7.18%) C++
7 11 (6.08%) C#
8 9 (4.97%) Python
9 6 (3.31%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.31%) VBScript
10 5 (2.76%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.76%) C
10 5 (2.76%) COBOL
10 5 (2.76%) PL/1
10 5 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 4 (2.21%) PHP
11 4 (2.21%) PHP 5
11 4 (2.21%) Ruby
11 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (21.55%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.97%) Degree
4 8 (4.42%) ISEB
5 4 (2.21%) OCP
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.10%) IISP
7 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (3.87%) QA
3 5 (2.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (9.39%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.21%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.10%) Docker
4 2 (1.10%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.55%) HDFS
5 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.76%) BladeLogic
2 5 (2.76%) logstash
2 5 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.21%) Kibana
4 3 (1.66%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.10%) Ansible
5 2 (1.10%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.10%) Puppet
5 2 (1.10%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.55%) Control-M
6 1 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.55%) Graphite
6 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (36.46%) Oracle
2 30 (16.57%) Sybase
3 11 (6.08%) MicroStrategy
3 11 (6.08%) VMware
4 9 (4.97%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.87%) CA
5 7 (3.87%) IBM
6 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.66%) F5
7 3 (1.66%) Talend
8 2 (1.10%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.10%) Google
8 2 (1.10%) Pega
8 2 (1.10%) Splunk
8 2 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.55%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.55%) HP
9 1 (0.55%) Informatica
9 1 (0.55%) Netezza