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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 71 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 57 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.23% 3.07% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.79% 8.09% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 30
Average daily rate £350 £413 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +24.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £327 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +65.17%
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
840 1026 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.92% 37.92% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 616 416
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.12 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £47.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -37 18 £330 -7.04% 2
Glasgow +12 17 £350 -17.64% 4
West Lothian - 12 £388 -
Stirling +8 3 £364 -21.37% 1
Aberdeen +2 1 - -
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (98.06%) SQL
2 80 (77.67%) Oracle
3 40 (38.83%) Java
4 29 (28.16%) Finance
5 28 (27.18%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (27.18%) Oracle Database
6 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (18.45%) J2EE
7 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
8 18 (17.48%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (16.50%) ETL
10 16 (15.53%) Unix
11 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
12 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
12 14 (13.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (12.62%) Oracle Forms
14 12 (11.65%) TDD
14 12 (11.65%) Spring
15 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
15 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
15 11 (10.68%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (10.68%) MS Access
15 11 (10.68%) Star Schema
15 11 (10.68%) Quality Management
16 10 (9.71%) MicroStrategy
16 10 (9.71%) XML
16 10 (9.71%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (9.71%) jQuery
17 9 (8.74%) REST

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (3.88%) Apache
2 2 (1.94%) CICS
2 2 (1.94%) JBoss
2 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.97%) Captiva
3 1 (0.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.97%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) FTP
1 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
1 1 (0.97%) LDAP
1 1 (0.97%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.18%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (27.18%) Oracle Database
2 19 (18.45%) Relational Database
3 18 (17.48%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (13.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (10.68%) MS Access
5 11 (10.68%) Oracle Reports
5 11 (10.68%) Star Schema
6 9 (8.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (7.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (7.77%) Oracle Database 12c
7 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
8 7 (6.80%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (3.88%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (2.91%) MySQL
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.94%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (9.71%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (6.80%) ClearCase
4 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) JUnit
4 5 (4.85%) Maven
4 5 (4.85%) Subversion
5 4 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.88%) JDeveloper
5 4 (3.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.88%) jMock
5 4 (3.88%) Mockito
6 2 (1.94%) ERwin
6 2 (1.94%) JIRA
6 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.97%) Ant
7 1 (0.97%) Hudson
7 1 (0.97%) Toad
7 1 (0.97%) XMLSpy
General
1 29 (28.16%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) German Language
Job Titles
1 69 (66.99%) Developer
2 38 (36.89%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (19.42%) Analyst
3 20 (19.42%) Java Developer
4 12 (11.65%) PL/SQL Developer
4 12 (11.65%) SQL Developer
5 6 (5.83%) Information Analyst
6 5 (4.85%) Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) ETL Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Oracle Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 4 (3.88%) Programmer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) SQL Programmer
8 3 (2.91%) Analyst Programmer
8 3 (2.91%) Database Developer
8 3 (2.91%) DBA
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) J2EE
2 12 (11.65%) Spring
3 10 (9.71%) jQuery
3 10 (9.71%) XML
4 9 (8.74%) HTML
4 9 (8.74%) REST
5 6 (5.83%) SOAP
6 5 (4.85%) .NET
6 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
6 5 (4.85%) JPA
6 5 (4.85%) JSON
6 5 (4.85%) TopLink
6 5 (4.85%) Web Services
7 4 (3.88%) Ext JS
7 4 (3.88%) JAXB
7 4 (3.88%) JDBC
7 4 (3.88%) JMS
7 4 (3.88%) Spring Integration
8 3 (2.91%) Java EE
9 2 (1.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (3.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.94%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.97%) DataPower
3 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Unix
2 7 (6.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.94%) MVS
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.39%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (16.50%) ETL
3 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
4 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.65%) TDD
6 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
6 11 (10.68%) Data Analysis
6 11 (10.68%) Quality Management
7 9 (8.74%) E-business
8 8 (7.77%) Analytics
8 8 (7.77%) ITIL
8 8 (7.77%) SDLC
9 7 (6.80%) Kimball Methodology
9 7 (6.80%) Migration
9 7 (6.80%) Service Management
9 7 (6.80%) SOA
10 6 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.83%) Data Stewardship
10 6 (5.83%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (98.06%) SQL
2 40 (38.83%) Java
3 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.88%) C#
5 4 (3.88%) Python
5 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.91%) Korn
6 3 (2.91%) Perl
7 2 (1.94%) C++
7 2 (1.94%) R
8 1 (0.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) VB6
8 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.97%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.97%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Control-M
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.94%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 80 (77.67%) Oracle
2 10 (9.71%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (7.77%) SAP
4 6 (5.83%) Informatica
4 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.83%) Tableau
5 5 (4.85%) Cognos
6 4 (3.88%) Sybase
7 2 (1.94%) HP
7 2 (1.94%) IBM
7 2 (1.94%) Perforce
7 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.94%) Twitter
8 1 (0.97%) Avaya
8 1 (0.97%) Cisco
8 1 (0.97%) Remedy
8 1 (0.97%) VMware
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