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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 58 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 47 65 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.70% 2.52% 2.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.90% 7.50% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 41
Median daily rate £325 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%

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
797 867 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.80% 33.60% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 484 589
Median daily rate £368 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £22.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.11% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £22.50 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +26 25 £338 -13.46% 9
Glasgow -5 15 £325 -7.14% 3
West Lothian -11 3 - -
Dundee - 2 £375 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £325 -
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 90 (100.00%) SQL
2 76 (84.44%) Oracle
3 42 (46.67%) Java
4 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (37.78%) Oracle Database
6 25 (27.78%) Finance
6 25 (27.78%) Unix
7 23 (25.56%) Relational Database
8 21 (23.33%) RDBMS
9 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (16.67%) Data Modelling
10 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
11 14 (15.56%) Scrum
12 13 (14.44%) ETL
13 12 (13.33%) CRM
13 12 (13.33%) .NET
14 11 (12.22%) Change Control
14 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
14 11 (12.22%) BusinessObjects
14 11 (12.22%) Middleware
15 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (11.11%) SAP
15 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
16 9 (10.00%) JBoss
16 9 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (10.00%) SOA
16 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
16 9 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 8 (8.89%) SDLC

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 9 (10.00%) JBoss
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (4.44%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.22%) CICS
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.22%) MS Office
1 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (5.56%) Sonata
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.78%) Oracle Database
2 23 (25.56%) Relational Database
3 21 (23.33%) RDBMS
4 11 (12.22%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (8.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 7 (7.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (7.78%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.22%) Pentaho
11 2 (2.22%) TKPROF
12 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) JIRA
1 8 (8.89%) Subversion
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (6.67%) PowerBuilder
3 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.44%) Hudson
3 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.33%) Maven
5 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.22%) Toad
6 1 (1.11%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.11%) PVCS
6 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Billing
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Developer
2 21 (23.33%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (17.78%) PL/SQL Developer
3 16 (17.78%) SQL Developer
4 12 (13.33%) Database Designer
4 12 (13.33%) Designer
5 11 (12.22%) Java Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Senior Software Project Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
8 4 (4.44%) BPM Developer
8 4 (4.44%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.33%) PowerBuilder Developer
9 3 (3.33%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 3 (3.33%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) .NET
2 11 (12.22%) Middleware
3 7 (7.78%) XML
4 5 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.56%) HTML
4 5 (5.56%) Java EE
5 4 (4.44%) JSF
5 4 (4.44%) OC4J
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (4.44%) WPF
6 3 (3.33%) Drools
6 3 (3.33%) jBPM
6 3 (3.33%) JMS
6 3 (3.33%) JPA
6 3 (3.33%) RichFaces
6 3 (3.33%) SOAP
6 3 (3.33%) Spring Batch
6 3 (3.33%) Web Services
6 3 (3.33%) XSD
6 3 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Fintech
2 4 (4.44%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.22%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.78%) Unix
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) AIX
3 4 (4.44%) Tru64
4 3 (3.33%) Windows
5 2 (2.22%) MVS
6 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 15 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (15.56%) Scrum
4 13 (14.44%) ETL
5 12 (13.33%) CRM
6 11 (12.22%) Change Control
7 10 (11.11%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (10.00%) SOA
9 8 (8.89%) SDLC
10 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.56%) Change Management
12 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.56%) Project Management
12 5 (5.56%) Wealth Management
13 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (4.44%) TDD
13 4 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (7.78%) C#
4 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.22%) COBOL
5 2 (2.22%) CoffeeScript
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 76 (84.44%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) SAP
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.56%) FNZ
5 4 (4.44%) IBM
5 4 (4.44%) Informatica
6 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.22%) Tableau
7 2 (2.22%) Talend
7 2 (2.22%) VMware
8 1 (1.11%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.11%) Perforce
8 1 (1.11%) Telerik
8 1 (1.11%) Twitter