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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 57 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 90 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.82% 2.57% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.14% 6.36% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 40 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +9 42 £386 +14.44% 6
Glasgow +1 31 £338 +8.87% 4
Stirling +2 3 - -
Dundee - 3 £313 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £350 -
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

1 155 (96.88%) SQL
2 128 (80.00%) Oracle
3 75 (46.88%) Java
4 60 (37.50%) Finance
5 58 (36.25%) Oracle Database
6 46 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (25.63%) Data Modelling
8 36 (22.50%) XML
9 35 (21.88%) UNIX
10 34 (21.25%) Web Services
11 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
11 33 (20.63%) Relational Database
12 30 (18.75%) Banking
13 29 (18.13%) CSS
13 29 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (17.50%) Hibernate
15 27 (16.88%) Spring
15 27 (16.88%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (16.88%) JSP
15 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
15 27 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
16 25 (15.63%) HTML
17 24 (15.00%) J2EE
17 24 (15.00%) Linux
18 22 (13.75%) ETL
19 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 18 (11.25%) TDD
20 18 (11.25%) Toad
20 18 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
20 18 (11.25%) Shell Script

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 15 (9.38%) WebSphere
2 13 (8.13%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.00%) JBoss
4 4 (2.50%) Node.js
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Spatial
6 2 (1.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.25%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.25%) FileNet
7 1 (0.63%) CMS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.63%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.38%) Internet
2 2 (1.25%) Firewall
2 2 (1.25%) LDAP
2 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (36.25%) Oracle Database
2 33 (20.63%) Relational Database
3 29 (18.13%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (16.88%) SQL Server
4 27 (16.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (11.25%) Oracle Database 10g
7 15 (9.38%) RDBMS
7 15 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.13%) QlikView
11 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.25%) Toad
2 15 (9.38%) Ant
3 11 (6.88%) JUnit
4 10 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (5.63%) Selenium
5 9 (5.63%) CruiseControl
6 7 (4.38%) Subversion
7 6 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.75%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.75%) JIRA
8 5 (3.13%) Hudson
8 5 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
8 5 (3.13%) PowerDesigner
9 4 (2.50%) JDeveloper
9 4 (2.50%) Maven
9 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.88%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.88%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.88%) PVCS
11 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
General
1 60 (37.50%) Finance
2 30 (18.75%) Banking
3 12 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 9 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.50%) Back Office
6 2 (1.25%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 117 (73.13%) Developer
2 37 (23.13%) Java Developer
3 32 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 29 (18.13%) SQL Developer
5 19 (11.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 15 (9.38%) DBA
7 10 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
8 9 (5.63%) Database Developer
9 8 (5.00%) Programmer
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.38%) Architect
10 7 (4.38%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Informatica Developer
12 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
12 5 (3.13%) PowerBuilder Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database Developer
12 5 (3.13%) Designer
12 5 (3.13%) Development Specialist
12 5 (3.13%) Administrator
13 4 (2.50%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.50%) XML
2 34 (21.25%) Web Services
3 29 (18.13%) CSS
4 28 (17.50%) Hibernate
5 27 (16.88%) Spring
5 27 (16.88%) JSP
6 25 (15.63%) HTML
7 24 (15.00%) J2EE
8 13 (8.13%) Struts
8 13 (8.13%) Ajax
9 11 (6.88%) Spring MVC
10 10 (6.25%) XSLT
11 9 (5.63%) Servlets
11 9 (5.63%) DHTML
11 9 (5.63%) EJB
11 9 (5.63%) Spring Web Flow
11 9 (5.63%) GWT
11 9 (5.63%) XSL
12 8 (5.00%) jQuery
12 8 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.38%) Data Structures
3 5 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 5 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.88%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.88%) GIS
4 3 (1.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.25%) PKI
5 2 (1.25%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.25%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.88%) UNIX
2 24 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (1.88%) Solaris
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (25.63%) Data Modelling
3 27 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
4 22 (13.75%) ETL
5 18 (11.25%) TDD
5 18 (11.25%) SDLC
6 17 (10.63%) Unit Testing
7 15 (9.38%) Migration
7 15 (9.38%) MVC
8 13 (8.13%) OO
9 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.88%) SOA
10 11 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (6.25%) Scrum
12 9 (5.63%) Wealth Management
12 9 (5.63%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (4.38%) Data Migration
13 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 155 (96.88%) SQL
2 75 (46.88%) Java
3 33 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 18 (11.25%) Shell Script
5 14 (8.75%) Perl
6 11 (6.88%) C#
7 10 (6.25%) VBA
8 8 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.88%) Python
10 2 (1.25%) C
10 2 (1.25%) Jython
10 2 (1.25%) Groovy
10 2 (1.25%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (3.75%) Sun Certification
1 6 (3.75%) Degree
2 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.50%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.63%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (3.75%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (3.13%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.25%) Control-M
3 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (80.00%) Oracle
2 10 (6.25%) Sybase
2 10 (6.25%) Informatica
3 7 (4.38%) Sun
4 4 (2.50%) VMware
5 3 (1.88%) SAP
5 3 (1.88%) Cognos
6 2 (1.25%) IBM
6 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.25%) Adobe
6 2 (1.25%) EMC
6 2 (1.25%) Talend
6 2 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.25%) Remedy
7 1 (0.63%) Perforce
7 1 (0.63%) Veritas
7 1 (0.63%) Netezza
7 1 (0.63%) BMC
7 1 (0.63%) HP
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