The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 13 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.49% 1.79% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.50% 10.00% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £283 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.67% -59.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
40 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 37.74% 17.94% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 5
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £283 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £350 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.86 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.76% -64.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Aberdeen region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Aberdeen region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PL/SQL 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 PL/SQL.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (44.44%) VB
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) MVC
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) Intranet
6 2 (22.22%) WCF
6 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing PL/SQL 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 PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (11.11%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) EDI
4 1 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle