The first table below looks at the demand for Star Schema 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 Star Schema over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Star Schema
Rank 118 111 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Star Schema 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.34% 0.25% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.62% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
556 527 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.15% 22.19% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 271 265
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 £272 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £50.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Star Schema
UK

Star Schema
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Star Schema Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Star Schema
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Star Schema across the Scotland region.

Star Schema Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Star Schema
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Star Schema across the Scotland region.

Star Schema Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Star Schema
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 Star Schema within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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 +12 5 - -
Edinburgh -22 4 £300 -25.00%
Star Schema
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Star Schema
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (64.29%) ETL
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (42.86%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) OLAP
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
5 5 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (28.57%) User Stories
6 4 (28.57%) Gradle
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) ATDD
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) Puppet
6 4 (28.57%) WATIR
6 4 (28.57%) Selenium
6 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (28.57%) Groovy

Star Schema
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Star Schema 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 Star Schema. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (35.71%) OLAP
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) MySQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (14.29%) PowerCenter
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 1 (7.14%) DataStage
7 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) WATIR
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) TortoiseSVN
1 4 (28.57%) RSpec
1 4 (28.57%) JBehave
1 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 4 (28.57%) Gradle
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
2 2 (14.29%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Microstrategy Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Informatica ETL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ETL
2 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) ATDD
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Data Management
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (14.29%) Data Transformation
6 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) CRM
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Python
3 4 (28.57%) Groovy
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Talend
4 2 (14.29%) Informatica
4 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (14.29%) Ab Initio
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
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