The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 43 55 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 51 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.98% 2.09% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.43% 6.13% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £344 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £600 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £355
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +15.07%
PL/SQL
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
446 408 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.04% 34.11% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 239 113
Average daily rate £350 £367 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.62% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 8
Average hourly rate £25.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £20.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £42.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 51 (77.27%) Oracle
3 35 (53.03%) Java
4 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (27.27%) Finance
5 18 (27.27%) J2EE
6 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
7 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
8 14 (21.21%) Ant
8 14 (21.21%) Web Services
8 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (19.70%) Linux
10 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (16.67%) TDD
11 10 (15.15%) Banking
11 10 (15.15%) XML
11 10 (15.15%) UNIX
11 10 (15.15%) JUnit
11 10 (15.15%) C#
11 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
12 9 (13.64%) SDLC
12 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.64%) CSS
13 8 (12.12%) JSP
13 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
13 8 (12.12%) ETL
13 8 (12.12%) Informatica
13 8 (12.12%) Web Development
14 7 (10.61%) Spring
14 7 (10.61%) MVC

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.06%) JBoss
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (3.03%) Node.js
4 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database
3 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
5 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.03%) SQLPlus
7 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.52%) BODI
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Ant
2 10 (15.15%) JUnit
3 7 (10.61%) PowerBuilder
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (6.06%) Selenium
5 4 (6.06%) JDeveloper
5 4 (6.06%) CruiseControl
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.55%) Toad
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Hudson
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.52%) Bower
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (84.85%) Developer
2 19 (28.79%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (10.61%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Database Developer
5 6 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Informatica Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Report Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (4.55%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.03%) ETL Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) J2EE
2 14 (21.21%) Web Services
3 10 (15.15%) XML
4 9 (13.64%) CSS
5 8 (12.12%) JSP
6 7 (10.61%) Spring
6 7 (10.61%) Struts
7 6 (9.09%) Ajax
7 6 (9.09%) HTML
8 4 (6.06%) Hibernate
8 4 (6.06%) TopLink
8 4 (6.06%) JMS
8 4 (6.06%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.06%) Spring Web Flow
8 4 (6.06%) GWT
9 3 (4.55%) jQuery
9 3 (4.55%) Middleware
9 3 (4.55%) XSLT
9 3 (4.55%) .NET
10 2 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) GIS
2 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) UNIX
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) TDD
2 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (15.15%) Unit Testing
4 9 (13.64%) SDLC
5 8 (12.12%) Web Development
5 8 (12.12%) ETL
5 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.61%) MVC
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
7 5 (7.58%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) Dimensional Modelling
7 5 (7.58%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (6.06%) Web Application Development
8 4 (6.06%) OO
9 3 (4.55%) Analytics
9 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.03%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.03%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) SQL
2 35 (53.03%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.09%) Perl
5 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) C
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Sun Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Oracle
2 8 (12.12%) Informatica
3 6 (9.09%) Sun
4 5 (7.58%) Tableau
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Netezza
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.52%) Sybase