The first table below looks at the demand for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Programming Languages category for the City of London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 91 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 111 135 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.95% 1.91% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 4.38% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 92 123
Average daily rate
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£456 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £366 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £32.58 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2377 3085 2946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.76% 43.70% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1848 2353 2270
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £18.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/SQL
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PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 209 (100.00%) SQL
2 192 (91.87%) Oracle
3 94 (44.98%) Finance
4 77 (36.84%) Oracle Database
5 76 (36.36%) Java
6 75 (35.89%) Banking
7 56 (26.79%) UNIX
8 54 (25.84%) Linux
9 51 (24.40%) Investment Banking
10 49 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
11 42 (20.10%) ETL
11 42 (20.10%) Oracle Database 11g
12 41 (19.62%) Relational Database
13 39 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (17.22%) SQL Server
15 35 (16.75%) Shell Script
16 34 (16.27%) XML
16 34 (16.27%) Performance Tuning
17 29 (13.88%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (13.88%) J2EE
18 28 (13.40%) Oracle Database 10g
19 27 (12.92%) Data Modelling
19 27 (12.92%) .NET
19 27 (12.92%) WebLogic
19 27 (12.92%) Oracle Forms
19 27 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (12.44%) Business Objects
20 26 (12.44%) RDBMS
21 24 (11.48%) SOA
21 24 (11.48%) Spring

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 27 (12.92%) WebLogic
2 23 (11.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (8.13%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.66%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (4.78%) Apache
5 10 (4.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (3.35%) SAS
7 6 (2.87%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (2.87%) Oracle Coherence
8 5 (2.39%) Oracle Service Bus
9 4 (1.91%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.44%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.96%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.48%) Node.js
12 1 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
12 1 (0.48%) nginx
12 1 (0.48%) Liferay
12 1 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (6.70%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.83%) MS Office
3 4 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.48%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (4.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (4.78%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (4.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (4.31%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (3.35%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (2.39%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (1.91%) Oracle 11i
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle CRM
9 2 (0.96%) Siebel Analytics
9 2 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) Amazon EC2
2 12 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.44%) LDAP
1 3 (1.44%) SAN
2 2 (0.96%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 49 (23.44%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (20.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (19.62%) Relational Database
5 36 (17.22%) SQL Server
6 29 (13.88%) Oracle Reports
7 28 (13.40%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (12.44%) RDBMS
9 17 (8.13%) MySQL
10 16 (7.66%) SQLPlus
11 12 (5.74%) BusinessObjects XI
12 10 (4.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 8 (3.83%) QlikView
13 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (3.83%) MS Access
13 8 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (3.35%) OLAP
14 7 (3.35%) PowerCenter
14 7 (3.35%) Oracle BI EE
14 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (12.92%) Oracle Forms
2 20 (9.57%) Git (software)
3 19 (9.09%) Maven
4 18 (8.61%) JIRA
4 18 (8.61%) Subversion
5 17 (8.13%) Jenkins
6 15 (7.18%) Ant
7 12 (5.74%) Gerrit
7 12 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (5.74%) Mercurial
8 11 (5.26%) AnthillPro
8 11 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 10 (4.78%) JDeveloper
10 8 (3.83%) Toad
11 5 (2.39%) JUnit
11 5 (2.39%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (2.39%) Apache Ivy
12 4 (1.91%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.44%) Selenium
13 3 (1.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 94 (44.98%) Finance
2 75 (35.89%) Banking
3 51 (24.40%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.74%) Front Office
4 12 (5.74%) Back Office
5 4 (1.91%) Advertising
5 4 (1.91%) Billing
5 4 (1.91%) German Language
6 3 (1.44%) Marketing
6 3 (1.44%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.44%) Legal
7 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.96%) International Banking
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 113 (54.07%) Developer
2 39 (18.66%) Analyst
3 38 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 31 (14.83%) Java Developer
5 20 (9.57%) SQL Developer
6 19 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
7 17 (8.13%) DBA
8 13 (6.22%) Senior Developer
8 13 (6.22%) Consultant
8 13 (6.22%) Oracle DBA
9 11 (5.26%) Deployment Manager
10 9 (4.31%) Oracle Consultant
10 9 (4.31%) Architect
10 9 (4.31%) Oracle Analyst
11 8 (3.83%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.83%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.35%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.35%) Administrator
12 7 (3.35%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.35%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.27%) XML
2 29 (13.88%) J2EE
3 27 (12.92%) .NET
4 24 (11.48%) Spring
5 22 (10.53%) Web Services
6 16 (7.66%) HTML
7 15 (7.18%) Hibernate
8 14 (6.70%) JMS
9 12 (5.74%) JDBC
10 10 (4.78%) jQuery
11 9 (4.31%) JSP
11 9 (4.31%) Servlets
11 9 (4.31%) SOAP
11 9 (4.31%) CSS
12 8 (3.83%) EJB
13 7 (3.35%) Ajax
13 7 (3.35%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET
15 5 (2.39%) JSON
15 5 (2.39%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.66%) Derivative
2 11 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.31%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.83%) Clustering
4 8 (3.83%) Market Risk
5 6 (2.87%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.91%) Data Conversion
7 4 (1.91%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.91%) Replication
8 3 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.44%) iPad
9 2 (0.96%) Open Source
9 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.96%) Equities
9 2 (0.96%) Life Science
9 2 (0.96%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.48%) Statistics
10 1 (0.48%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 56 (26.79%) UNIX
2 54 (25.84%) Linux
3 19 (9.09%) Solaris
4 9 (4.31%) Windows
4 9 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.96%) Debian
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.48%) HPUX
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.10%) ETL
2 39 (18.66%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (16.27%) Performance Tuning
4 27 (12.92%) Data Modelling
4 27 (12.92%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (11.48%) SOA
5 24 (11.48%) Analytics
6 21 (10.05%) Workflow
7 15 (7.18%) Scrum
8 14 (6.70%) ITIL
8 14 (6.70%) OO
9 13 (6.22%) Data Analysis
9 13 (6.22%) Migration
9 13 (6.22%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.78%) Incident Management
10 10 (4.78%) Multithreading
10 10 (4.78%) Validation
10 10 (4.78%) Procure-to-pay
10 10 (4.78%) DevOps
11 9 (4.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 209 (100.00%) SQL
2 76 (36.36%) Java
3 35 (16.75%) Shell Script
4 22 (10.53%) Bash Shell
5 21 (10.05%) Python
6 15 (7.18%) JavaScript
7 14 (6.70%) C#
8 11 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.35%) VBA
10 5 (2.39%) Korn
11 4 (1.91%) Groovy
12 3 (1.44%) VB
12 3 (1.44%) Perl
13 2 (0.96%) VBScript
13 2 (0.96%) C++
13 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.96%) C
13 2 (0.96%) Ruby
14 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 12 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) OCP
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.48%) ACCA
5 1 (0.48%) CIMA
5 1 (0.48%) OCPJP
5 1 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.70%) QA
2 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) Basel II
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (7.66%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (5.26%) vCloud
3 10 (4.78%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.96%) HDFS
4 2 (0.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.96%) SRDF
5 1 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 15 (7.18%) Puppet
2 9 (4.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (4.31%) Control-M
2 9 (4.31%) Data Guard
3 5 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.91%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.96%) OpenSSO
6 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.48%) MOM
7 1 (0.48%) Legato
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle EDQ
7 1 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 192 (91.87%) Oracle
2 26 (12.44%) Business Objects
3 17 (8.13%) Informatica
4 11 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.26%) VMware
4 11 (5.26%) Hyperion
5 7 (3.35%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.87%) Sybase
6 6 (2.87%) Sun
7 5 (2.39%) Cognos
7 5 (2.39%) IBM
8 4 (1.91%) BMC
9 3 (1.44%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.44%) Veritas
9 3 (1.44%) Siebel
9 3 (1.44%) Murex
9 3 (1.44%) EMC
9 3 (1.44%) Serena
9 3 (1.44%) Teradata
10 2 (0.96%) ION Trading
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