The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 116 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 963 922 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.78% 1.75% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 4.68% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 542 505
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £52.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.38% +41.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.39 £43.50 £22.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.03 £59.75 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £52.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +35.48%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20342 19691 17540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.55% 37.41% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13467 13006 10832
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 468 618
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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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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
England -4 862 £400 +6.66% 190
London -19 327 £418 +0.60% 78
South East -16 144 £400 +18.95% 45
Yorkshire +5 115 £365 +14.06% 11
City of London +1 94 £450 - 21
East Midlands +20 72 £363 -4.60%
Scotland +19 65 £364 -5.88% 15
West Yorkshire -11 64 £375 +25.00% 4
Leeds 0 63 £375 +15.38% 4
North West -10 55 £430 +22.85% 16
Surrey -2 42 £355 +1.42% 9
South West +9 41 £375 +7.14% 13
West Midlands +9 37 £400 +15.94% 6
Hampshire -27 33 £328 -3.67% 7
North East -18 32 £386 -6.92% 5
Glasgow +6 30 £328 -22.94% 6
East of England +5 28 £375 +25.00% 14
South Yorkshire +14 27 £368 +4.62% 6
Nottinghamshire +10 27 £350 +3.70%
Tyne and Wear -17 27 £370 -10.84% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 26 £385 -7.22% 1
Nottingham +10 24 £325 -3.70%
Wales +17 22 £303 +21.00% 4
South Wales +16 22 £303 +45.78% 4
Northamptonshire +18 21 £350 +7.69%
Edinburgh +6 21 £375 +6.00% 6
Lancashire +15 18 £445 +27.07% 4
Cheshire -2 18 £450 +20.48% 7
Oxfordshire -7 16 £500 +53.84% 6
Manchester -16 16 £430 +22.85% 5

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2000 (98.77%) SQL
2 1755 (86.67%) Oracle
3 821 (40.54%) Oracle Database
4 629 (31.06%) Java
5 547 (27.01%) UNIX
6 446 (22.02%) Finance
7 439 (21.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 396 (19.56%) XML
9 360 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 329 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
11 320 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
12 311 (15.36%) ETL
13 306 (15.11%) Oracle Reports
14 297 (14.67%) Shell Script
15 293 (14.47%) Security Cleared
16 279 (13.78%) .NET
17 271 (13.38%) Data Modelling
18 266 (13.14%) JavaScript
19 259 (12.79%) SQL Server
20 258 (12.74%) Oracle Database 10g
21 257 (12.69%) Linux
22 224 (11.06%) Web Services
23 220 (10.86%) HTML
24 213 (10.52%) Oracle Forms
25 211 (10.42%) Spring
26 206 (10.17%) SC Cleared
27 201 (9.93%) C#
28 195 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
28 195 (9.63%) Relational Database
29 190 (9.38%) J2EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 175 (8.64%) WebLogic
2 100 (4.94%) Oracle Workflow
3 54 (2.67%) JBoss
4 53 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 53 (2.62%) SAS
5 45 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 31 (1.53%) Apache
7 22 (1.09%) IIS
8 18 (0.89%) SharePoint
9 14 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (0.64%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 12 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
11 12 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
11 12 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.54%) Apache Pig
12 11 (0.54%) Oracle 10gAS
13 10 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.49%) Confluence
13 10 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 43 (2.12%) MS Office
3 13 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.40%) MS Project
5 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 162 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 124 (6.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 107 (5.28%) Oracle Applications
4 58 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 51 (2.52%) Oracle Payables
6 37 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
6 37 (1.83%) Oracle Receivables
7 23 (1.14%) Oracle HRMS
8 22 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
9 17 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
10 16 (0.79%) Oracle Assets
11 15 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
12 13 (0.64%) WebTrends
13 12 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 12 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
13 12 (0.59%) Adobe Campaign
14 11 (0.54%) Oracle Utilities
14 11 (0.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 11 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
15 9 (0.44%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 9 (0.44%) SaaS
2 9 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
3 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.099%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.099%) Boomi
6 1 (0.049%) Yammer
6 1 (0.049%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.049%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.12%) LDAP
2 36 (1.78%) Internet
3 25 (1.23%) HTTP
4 17 (0.84%) FTP
5 15 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.59%) Firewall
7 11 (0.54%) SAN
7 11 (0.54%) DNS
8 10 (0.49%) LAN
9 9 (0.44%) WAN
10 7 (0.35%) SSL
11 5 (0.25%) SSH
12 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.20%) 2G
13 3 (0.15%) RTP
13 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.099%) LTE
14 2 (0.099%) Network Security
14 2 (0.099%) SNMP
14 2 (0.099%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 821 (40.54%) Oracle Database
2 439 (21.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 320 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
4 306 (15.11%) Oracle Reports
5 259 (12.79%) SQL Server
6 258 (12.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 195 (9.63%) Relational Database
8 124 (6.12%) RDBMS
9 98 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 90 (4.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 71 (3.51%) Oracle9i Database
12 59 (2.91%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 56 (2.77%) Oracle ODI
14 52 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 51 (2.52%) Oracle Discoverer
16 49 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
17 48 (2.37%) Oracle Database 12c
18 43 (2.12%) SQLPlus
19 38 (1.88%) MySQL
19 38 (1.88%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 213 (10.52%) Oracle Forms
2 144 (7.11%) Oracle APEX
3 112 (5.53%) Toad
4 99 (4.89%) Subversion
5 94 (4.64%) Maven
6 76 (3.75%) JUnit
7 68 (3.36%) Ant
8 66 (3.26%) JIRA
9 59 (2.91%) Jenkins
10 56 (2.77%) Git (software)
11 49 (2.42%) ERwin
12 48 (2.37%) Eclipse
13 47 (2.32%) Visual Studio
14 32 (1.58%) Selenium
15 30 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 30 (1.48%) ClearCase
16 26 (1.28%) SoapUI
17 22 (1.09%) JDeveloper
18 21 (1.04%) CruiseControl
19 18 (0.89%) NUnit
General
1 446 (22.02%) Finance
2 188 (9.28%) Banking
3 70 (3.46%) Telecoms
4 67 (3.31%) Investment Banking
5 57 (2.81%) Retail
6 50 (2.47%) Marketing
7 40 (1.98%) General Ledger
8 33 (1.63%) Billing
9 16 (0.79%) Back Office
10 15 (0.74%) Games
11 11 (0.54%) Publishing
12 10 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.44%) Local Government
14 7 (0.35%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.35%) Legal
15 6 (0.30%) Advertising
15 6 (0.30%) Front Office
16 3 (0.15%) Electronics
16 3 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1171 (57.83%) Developer
2 440 (21.73%) Oracle Developer
3 287 (14.17%) Analyst
4 189 (9.33%) Java Developer
5 151 (7.46%) SQL Developer
6 146 (7.21%) Consultant
7 119 (5.88%) DBA
7 119 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
8 96 (4.74%) Oracle DBA
9 92 (4.54%) Senior Developer
10 82 (4.05%) Architect
11 81 (4.00%) Programmer
12 60 (2.96%) Oracle Consultant
13 56 (2.77%) Administrator
14 55 (2.72%) Designer
15 53 (2.62%) Analyst Programmer
16 49 (2.42%) ETL Developer
17 48 (2.37%) Data Analyst
18 47 (2.32%) Applications Support
18 47 (2.32%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (19.56%) XML
2 279 (13.78%) .NET
3 224 (11.06%) Web Services
4 220 (10.86%) HTML
5 211 (10.42%) Spring
6 190 (9.38%) J2EE
7 141 (6.96%) CSS
8 117 (5.78%) Hibernate
9 116 (5.73%) ASP.NET
10 110 (5.43%) JSP
11 107 (5.28%) SOAP
12 84 (4.15%) JMS
13 78 (3.85%) Java EE
14 71 (3.51%) Struts
15 67 (3.31%) jQuery
16 62 (3.06%) REST
17 55 (2.72%) Ajax
18 54 (2.67%) JPA
18 54 (2.67%) Middleware
19 53 (2.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.01%) Computer Science
3 41 (2.02%) Open Source
4 34 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 29 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 29 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 26 (1.28%) NHS
7 24 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (0.99%) Fixed Income
9 19 (0.94%) Replication
10 17 (0.84%) Clustering
11 15 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.74%) Equities
11 15 (0.74%) Visualisation
11 15 (0.74%) Derivative
12 13 (0.64%) Mathematics
13 12 (0.59%) Online Games
13 12 (0.59%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 547 (27.01%) UNIX
2 257 (12.69%) Linux
3 133 (6.57%) Windows
4 53 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 35 (1.73%) AIX
6 33 (1.63%) Solaris
7 32 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (0.99%) HPUX
9 11 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 8 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.35%) VMS
13 6 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (0.25%) Android
15 4 (0.20%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
17 2 (0.099%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 329 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
3 311 (15.36%) ETL
4 271 (13.38%) Data Modelling
5 195 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
6 152 (7.51%) Migration
7 133 (6.57%) OO
8 130 (6.42%) Unit Testing
9 118 (5.83%) Workflow
10 117 (5.78%) ITIL
11 108 (5.33%) SOA
12 106 (5.23%) CRM
12 106 (5.23%) TDD
13 101 (4.99%) Scrum
14 99 (4.89%) Data Analysis
15 91 (4.49%) Data Migration
16 90 (4.44%) MVC
17 77 (3.80%) Dimensional Modelling
18 73 (3.60%) Configuration Management
19 67 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2000 (98.77%) SQL
2 629 (31.06%) Java
3 297 (14.67%) Shell Script
4 266 (13.14%) JavaScript
5 201 (9.93%) C#
6 108 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 103 (5.09%) Perl
8 56 (2.77%) VB.NET
9 54 (2.67%) VB
10 51 (2.52%) VBA
11 38 (1.88%) Bash Shell
12 34 (1.68%) C
13 31 (1.53%) VB6
14 28 (1.38%) Korn
14 28 (1.38%) C++
14 28 (1.38%) VBScript
14 28 (1.38%) Python
15 22 (1.09%) PHP
16 21 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 16 (0.79%) XPath
Qualifications
1 293 (14.47%) Security Cleared
2 206 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 137 (6.77%) Degree
4 78 (3.85%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.63%) Sun Certification
6 31 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
7 27 (1.33%) Oracle Certification
8 19 (0.94%) ISTQB
9 14 (0.69%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.44%) OCP
11 7 (0.35%) ISEB
11 7 (0.35%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.099%) OCMJD
15 2 (0.099%) HND
15 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.049%) CIMA
16 1 (0.049%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (2.77%) QA
2 30 (1.48%) SLA
3 19 (0.94%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.49%) Solvency II
4 10 (0.49%) GAAP
5 7 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.30%) HL7
6 6 (0.30%) DICOM
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 14001
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.049%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.049%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (0.89%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (0.49%) Apache Flume
3 10 (0.49%) HDFS
4 8 (0.40%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.15%) OCFS2
6 3 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (0.15%) vSphere
7 1 (0.049%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.049%) NFS
7 1 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.049%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.049%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 65 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
2 44 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 43 (2.12%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 24 (1.19%) Control-M
5 15 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.64%) OpenView
7 10 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (0.49%) Oracle Flashback
8 6 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.25%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.20%) Hyperic
11 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.099%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.099%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.099%) Oracle EDQ
12 2 (0.099%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.099%) Ansible
13 1 (0.049%) BMC PATROL
13 1 (0.049%) Nagios
13 1 (0.049%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1755 (86.67%) Oracle
2 160 (7.90%) Informatica
3 127 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 103 (5.09%) Business Objects
5 56 (2.77%) HP
6 52 (2.57%) Red Hat
7 45 (2.22%) IBM
8 40 (1.98%) Cognos
9 38 (1.88%) SAP
10 37 (1.83%) webMethods
11 31 (1.53%) Sun
12 30 (1.48%) Tableau
13 25 (1.23%) Pega
14 24 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
15 23 (1.14%) Adobe
16 21 (1.04%) Google
17 20 (0.99%) BEA
18 17 (0.84%) Sybase
18 17 (0.84%) Endeca
19 16 (0.79%) Teradata
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