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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 70 88 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 64 41 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.18% 1.56% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.74% 3.92% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £372 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.78% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £52.50 £43.25
% change year-on-year
-32.38% +21.38%
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
950 1047 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.32% 39.75% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 628 509
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 19
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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
Glasgow +5 29 £315 -10.00% 3
Edinburgh +12 20 £375 +11.11% 2
Stirling +1 7 £425 -
Aberdeen - 3 £405 - 2
Dundee - 2 £313 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £325 -
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 136 (100.00%) SQL
2 112 (82.35%) Oracle
3 73 (53.68%) Java
4 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (32.35%) Oracle Database
6 40 (29.41%) XML
7 39 (28.68%) Web Services
8 37 (27.21%) JavaScript
8 37 (27.21%) Finance
8 37 (27.21%) Relational Database
9 35 (25.74%) JSP
10 34 (25.00%) UNIX
11 33 (24.26%) CSS
11 33 (24.26%) Banking
12 27 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (19.12%) Data Modelling
13 26 (19.12%) Spring
14 25 (18.38%) J2EE
15 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 24 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
15 24 (17.65%) Hibernate
16 22 (16.18%) OO
16 22 (16.18%) HTML
17 20 (14.71%) Shell Script
18 19 (13.97%) Struts
18 19 (13.97%) Ajax
19 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 18 (13.24%) WebSphere
19 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
19 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database 10g

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 18 (13.24%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.09%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.62%) JBoss
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (3.68%) GlassFish
5 5 (3.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) FileNet
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) Internet
2 2 (1.47%) LDAP
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) Firewall
2 2 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.35%) Oracle Database
2 37 (27.21%) Relational Database
3 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 24 (17.65%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 18 (13.24%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (11.03%) RDBMS
7 9 (6.62%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (5.15%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (3.68%) Oracle ODI
10 5 (3.68%) MySQL
11 4 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (2.21%) TKPROF
12 3 (2.21%) BODI
12 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Selenium
2 15 (11.03%) CruiseControl
2 15 (11.03%) Toad
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
4 9 (6.62%) JIRA
4 9 (6.62%) Ant
5 8 (5.88%) JUnit
6 5 (3.68%) PowerDesigner
7 4 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.21%) Subversion
8 3 (2.21%) JDeveloper
8 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.21%) PVCS
9 2 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (1.47%) Maven
10 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.74%) Hudson
10 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.74%) Eclipse RCP
10 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (27.21%) Finance
2 33 (24.26%) Banking
3 8 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Local Government
4 3 (2.21%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 93 (68.38%) Developer
2 31 (22.79%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.91%) Oracle Developer
4 21 (15.44%) SQL Developer
5 12 (8.82%) DBA
5 12 (8.82%) PL/SQL Developer
6 10 (7.35%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.15%) Designer
9 7 (5.15%) Programmer
10 6 (4.41%) Solutions Designer
11 5 (3.68%) Administrator
11 5 (3.68%) Business Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Architect
11 5 (3.68%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.94%) Analyst
12 4 (2.94%) Development Specialist
12 4 (2.94%) Senior Designer
12 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.41%) XML
2 39 (28.68%) Web Services
3 35 (25.74%) JSP
4 33 (24.26%) CSS
5 26 (19.12%) Spring
6 25 (18.38%) J2EE
7 24 (17.65%) Hibernate
8 22 (16.18%) HTML
9 19 (13.97%) Struts
9 19 (13.97%) Ajax
10 16 (11.76%) XSLT
11 15 (11.03%) Spring MVC
11 15 (11.03%) GWT
11 15 (11.03%) Spring Web Flow
12 13 (9.56%) JMS
13 10 (7.35%) EJB
13 10 (7.35%) XSL
13 10 (7.35%) JDBC
13 10 (7.35%) Servlets
13 10 (7.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.68%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.47%) PKI
5 2 (1.47%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Replication
6 1 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) UNIX
2 15 (11.03%) Linux
3 4 (2.94%) Solaris
4 2 (1.47%) Windows
4 2 (1.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (19.85%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (19.12%) Data Modelling
4 22 (16.18%) OO
5 17 (12.50%) MVC
6 15 (11.03%) Unit Testing
6 15 (11.03%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.03%) Web Application Development
7 14 (10.29%) ETL
8 13 (9.56%) Migration
9 12 (8.82%) Scrum
9 12 (8.82%) Wealth Management
10 11 (8.09%) SOA
10 11 (8.09%) SDLC
11 10 (7.35%) Data Migration
12 9 (6.62%) Web Development
13 7 (5.15%) TDD
13 7 (5.15%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 136 (100.00%) SQL
2 73 (53.68%) Java
3 37 (27.21%) JavaScript
4 20 (14.71%) Shell Script
5 17 (12.50%) Perl
6 10 (7.35%) VBA
7 5 (3.68%) Groovy
7 5 (3.68%) Jython
7 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.94%) C#
9 2 (1.47%) C
10 1 (0.74%) Korn
10 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) Sun Certification
3 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.74%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.74%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (3.68%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.47%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.74%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 112 (82.35%) Oracle
2 11 (8.09%) Sybase
3 7 (5.15%) Sun
3 7 (5.15%) SAP
4 6 (4.41%) Business Objects
5 5 (3.68%) Informatica
6 4 (2.94%) Cognos
7 2 (1.47%) Adobe
7 2 (1.47%) EMC
7 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.47%) Remedy
7 2 (1.47%) Talend
8 1 (0.74%) Netezza
8 1 (0.74%) Tableau
8 1 (0.74%) BMC
8 1 (0.74%) Veritas
8 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
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