The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 80 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 44 89 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.99% 2.79% 3.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 9.02% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 55 73
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
PL/SQL
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
903 987 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.90% 30.97% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 525 608
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

PL/SQL
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 PL/SQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Edinburgh 0 29 £340 -2.85% 7
Glasgow -9 8 £325 -3.70% 5
West Lothian - 6 £327 -
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL 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 PL/SQL.

1 82 (100.00%) SQL
2 64 (78.05%) Oracle
3 39 (47.56%) Java
3 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (40.24%) Oracle Database
5 27 (32.93%) Scrum
6 23 (28.05%) Subversion
7 22 (26.83%) TDD
7 22 (26.83%) Relational Database
8 20 (24.39%) Data Modelling
9 18 (21.95%) HTML
10 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
11 16 (19.51%) Web Services
11 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (18.29%) RDBMS
12 15 (18.29%) XML
12 15 (18.29%) Unix
12 15 (18.29%) Java EE
13 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
13 14 (17.07%) SOA
14 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (14.63%) JBoss
15 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
15 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (13.41%) jQuery
16 11 (13.41%) Kanban
16 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
16 11 (13.41%) NoSQL
16 11 (13.41%) Hudson

PL/SQL
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 12 (14.63%) JBoss
2 7 (8.54%) GeoServer
3 3 (3.66%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.10%) MS Office
1 5 (6.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (10.98%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.88%) Sonata
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.24%) Oracle Database
2 22 (26.83%) Relational Database
3 16 (19.51%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (18.29%) RDBMS
5 13 (15.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
7 11 (13.41%) NoSQL
8 9 (10.98%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (9.76%) GIS
10 7 (8.54%) QGIS
11 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (7.32%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 6 (7.32%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (6.10%) MySQL
13 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
13 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (2.44%) TKPROF
14 1 (1.22%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 23 (28.05%) Subversion
2 11 (13.41%) Hudson
2 11 (13.41%) Jenkins
3 10 (12.20%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.76%) Bower
4 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
4 8 (9.76%) Maven
5 7 (8.54%) DBeaver
5 7 (8.54%) JIRA
6 6 (7.32%) PVCS
6 6 (7.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 4 (4.88%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (3.66%) Toad
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Billing
3 4 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
4 1 (1.22%) Back Office
4 1 (1.22%) Law
4 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (62.20%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.07%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.63%) Oracle Developer
5 11 (13.41%) SQL Developer
6 10 (12.20%) PL/SQL Developer
7 8 (9.76%) Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) Data Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) GIS Developer
8 7 (8.54%) Senior Java Developer
9 6 (7.32%) Integration Developer
10 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 5 (6.10%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Oracle Consultant
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 4 (4.88%) Senior Project Manager
11 4 (4.88%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.95%) HTML
2 16 (19.51%) Web Services
3 15 (18.29%) Java EE
3 15 (18.29%) XML
4 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
4 11 (13.41%) CSS
4 11 (13.41%) JMS
4 11 (13.41%) jQuery
4 11 (13.41%) Node.js
4 11 (13.41%) Sass
4 11 (13.41%) SOAP
4 11 (13.41%) XSD
5 10 (12.20%) Flask
6 9 (10.98%) Drools
6 9 (10.98%) jBPM
6 9 (10.98%) JSF
7 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
7 8 (9.76%) JPA
8 7 (8.54%) PostGIS
8 7 (8.54%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Data Integration
2 3 (3.66%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.44%) Minimum Viable Product
3 2 (2.44%) Photography
4 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Unix
2 9 (10.98%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.22%) AIX
4 1 (1.22%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.93%) Scrum
3 22 (26.83%) TDD
4 20 (24.39%) Data Modelling
5 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
5 14 (17.07%) SOA
6 12 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (13.41%) ETL
7 11 (13.41%) Kanban
8 10 (12.20%) BDD
8 10 (12.20%) Coaching
9 9 (10.98%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.76%) Open Source
10 8 (9.76%) Open Source Development
10 8 (9.76%) SDLC
11 6 (7.32%) System Testing
11 6 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) SQL
2 39 (47.56%) Java
3 17 (20.73%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.41%) CoffeeScript
5 10 (12.20%) Python
6 9 (10.98%) Perl
7 4 (4.88%) C#
8 3 (3.66%) PHP
9 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.22%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.44%) OCP
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (8.54%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.44%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.44%) Graphite
3 2 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 64 (78.05%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) VMware
3 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.76%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.54%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (7.32%) Talend
7 5 (6.10%) IBM
8 4 (4.88%) FNZ
8 4 (4.88%) HP