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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 94 111 99
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1135 965 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.01% 1.83% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 4.72% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 527 675
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £17.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%

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
21073 20434 21374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.26% 38.77% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12843 12797
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 566 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +15 997 £400 - 175
London +5 464 £425 -5.55% 74
South East -6 162 £363 +3.57% 28
City of London 0 122 £441 -1.94% 25
East of England +55 118 £375 -6.25% 18
Scotland +10 95 £350 - 17
North West +4 63 £375 +3.44% 22
Glasgow +13 46 £338 -3.57% 9
Hampshire -8 44 £388 +23.01% 8
South West -43 44 £385 +2.66% 9
Surrey +1 42 £350 -6.66% 8
Essex +20 40 £448 +11.87% 2
Yorkshire +7 38 £400 +22.13% 15
Hertfordshire +16 37 £280 -30.00% 11
West Midlands -3 37 £350 -12.50% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 29 £426 +43.27%
East Midlands -7 29 £325 - 1
West Yorkshire +9 27 £403 +13.38% 7
Lancashire +15 25 £400 - 2
Edinburgh -6 25 £344 +9.12% 5
Milton Keynes +15 23 £425 +42.85%
North East -9 22 £313 -10.71% 1
Birmingham +11 19 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 18 £345 -8.00% 3
Manchester -10 16 £375 +17.18% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 16 £313 -10.71% 1
Tyne and Wear -15 16 £313 -10.71% 1
Rickmansworth - 16 £275 -
Gloucestershire -10 15 £450 +20.40% 1
Southend-on-Sea +4 14 £460 - 1

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2020 (98.15%) SQL
2 1840 (89.41%) Oracle
3 788 (38.29%) Oracle Database
4 594 (28.86%) Java
5 560 (27.21%) Finance
6 538 (26.14%) UNIX
7 492 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 414 (20.12%) XML
9 354 (17.20%) SQL Server
10 337 (16.38%) ETL
11 335 (16.28%) Linux
12 312 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
13 310 (15.06%) .NET
14 308 (14.97%) Oracle Reports
15 305 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
16 273 (13.27%) Oracle Database 10g
17 260 (12.63%) Oracle Forms
18 253 (12.29%) Relational Database
19 248 (12.05%) JavaScript
20 247 (12.00%) Shell Script
21 237 (11.52%) Data Modelling
22 235 (11.42%) Banking
23 233 (11.32%) C#
24 225 (10.93%) HTML
25 219 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
26 213 (10.35%) Spring
27 207 (10.06%) Web Services
28 203 (9.86%) Security Cleared
29 194 (9.43%) Migration
30 193 (9.38%) J2EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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
1 190 (9.23%) WebLogic
2 128 (6.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 72 (3.50%) SAS
4 55 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 47 (2.28%) Apache
6 42 (2.04%) IIS
7 38 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 33 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.12%) Oracle Service Bus
11 21 (1.02%) Oracle Coherence
12 20 (0.97%) Oracle Application Server
13 16 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
14 13 (0.63%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.58%) Documentum
15 12 (0.58%) Oracle Spatial
16 11 (0.53%) Liferay
16 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.49%) ArcGIS
17 10 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 98 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.14%) MS Office
3 15 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) MS Project
7 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.15%) FastStats
8 2 (0.097%) GIMP
8 2 (0.097%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.049%) SPSS
9 1 (0.049%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 168 (8.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 156 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
3 121 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 121 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
4 114 (5.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 105 (5.10%) Oracle Receivables
6 63 (3.06%) Oracle Assets
7 59 (2.87%) Oracle Financials
8 39 (1.90%) Oracle 11i
9 32 (1.55%) Oracle iProcurement
9 32 (1.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 28 (1.36%) Oracle Cash Management
11 27 (1.31%) Oracle Retail
12 26 (1.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 23 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
14 18 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
15 15 (0.73%) ResourceLink
15 15 (0.73%) Oracle HRMS
16 13 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
17 12 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.17%) SaaS
3 19 (0.92%) PaaS
4 16 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
5 12 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.097%) Taleo
7 2 (0.097%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.40%) LDAP
2 23 (1.12%) HTTP
2 23 (1.12%) SAN
3 16 (0.78%) Internet
3 16 (0.78%) DNS
4 15 (0.73%) Firewall
5 14 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 12 (0.58%) SSH
7 9 (0.44%) FTP
8 8 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (0.29%) SSL
10 5 (0.24%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.19%) NAS
11 4 (0.19%) Intranet
12 2 (0.097%) Telnet
13 1 (0.049%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.049%) WinSCP
13 1 (0.049%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.049%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (38.29%) Oracle Database
2 492 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 354 (17.20%) SQL Server
4 312 (15.16%) Data Warehouse
5 308 (14.97%) Oracle Reports
6 273 (13.27%) Oracle Database 10g
7 253 (12.29%) Relational Database
8 100 (4.86%) Oracle ODI
8 100 (4.86%) RDBMS
9 90 (4.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 89 (4.32%) MySQL
11 86 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
12 84 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 73 (3.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 68 (3.30%) Oracle9i Database
15 67 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 61 (2.96%) PowerCenter
17 59 (2.87%) SQLPlus
18 44 (2.14%) Oracle OWB
19 42 (2.04%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 260 (12.63%) Oracle Forms
2 123 (5.98%) Subversion
3 104 (5.05%) Toad
4 82 (3.98%) Git (software)
5 77 (3.74%) Maven
6 74 (3.60%) Oracle APEX
7 63 (3.06%) Eclipse
8 53 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 52 (2.53%) Ant
9 52 (2.53%) JIRA
10 46 (2.24%) Visual Studio
10 46 (2.24%) Jenkins
11 45 (2.19%) JUnit
12 43 (2.09%) Selenium
13 29 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
14 28 (1.36%) ERwin
15 22 (1.07%) JDeveloper
15 22 (1.07%) CruiseControl
16 21 (1.02%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.02%) ClearQuest
General
1 560 (27.21%) Finance
2 235 (11.42%) Banking
3 104 (5.05%) Investment Banking
4 62 (3.01%) Manufacturing
5 57 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.14%) Retail
7 42 (2.04%) General Ledger
8 34 (1.65%) Marketing
9 32 (1.55%) Billing
10 28 (1.36%) Games
10 28 (1.36%) Front Office
11 23 (1.12%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.07%) Back Office
13 18 (0.87%) German Language
14 16 (0.78%) Electronics
15 14 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.39%) Advertising
17 7 (0.34%) Automotive
18 5 (0.24%) Legal
18 5 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 1171 (56.90%) Developer
2 361 (17.54%) Oracle Developer
3 226 (10.98%) Analyst
4 209 (10.16%) Java Developer
5 197 (9.57%) Consultant
6 171 (8.31%) DBA
7 149 (7.24%) Oracle DBA
8 143 (6.95%) SQL Developer
9 119 (5.78%) Senior Developer
10 115 (5.59%) Oracle Consultant
11 108 (5.25%) PL/SQL Developer
12 98 (4.76%) .NET Developer
13 71 (3.45%) Architect
14 55 (2.67%) Support Analyst
15 48 (2.33%) ETL Developer
16 47 (2.28%) Applications Support
16 47 (2.28%) C# Developer
17 45 (2.19%) Technical Consultant
18 43 (2.09%) Data Analyst
18 43 (2.09%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 414 (20.12%) XML
2 310 (15.06%) .NET
3 225 (10.93%) HTML
4 213 (10.35%) Spring
5 207 (10.06%) Web Services
6 193 (9.38%) J2EE
7 185 (8.99%) CSS
8 142 (6.90%) Hibernate
9 129 (6.27%) ASP.NET
10 115 (5.59%) jQuery
11 87 (4.23%) JSP
12 82 (3.98%) Ajax
13 80 (3.89%) XSLT
14 76 (3.69%) WCF
15 72 (3.50%) .NET Framework
16 69 (3.35%) SOAP
17 66 (3.21%) Struts
18 65 (3.16%) Middleware
19 56 (2.72%) JMS
20 55 (2.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 74 (3.60%) Data Integration
2 54 (2.62%) Replication
3 52 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 40 (1.94%) N-Tier
6 35 (1.70%) Management Information System
7 27 (1.31%) Derivative
8 26 (1.26%) Market Risk
9 25 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 21 (1.02%) Clustering
10 21 (1.02%) Data Extraction
11 19 (0.92%) Data Conversion
11 19 (0.92%) GIS
12 18 (0.87%) Statistics
12 18 (0.87%) Online Games
13 17 (0.83%) Open Source
14 16 (0.78%) Visualisation
14 16 (0.78%) Mathematics
14 16 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 538 (26.14%) UNIX
2 335 (16.28%) Linux
3 147 (7.14%) Windows
4 61 (2.96%) Solaris
5 38 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.17%) AIX
7 21 (1.02%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.53%) HPUX
9 11 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.15%) MVS
14 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.097%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.097%) SUSE
15 2 (0.097%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (16.38%) ETL
2 305 (14.82%) Business Intelligence
3 237 (11.52%) Data Modelling
4 219 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 194 (9.43%) Migration
6 163 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
7 160 (7.77%) MVC
8 145 (7.05%) Workflow
8 145 (7.05%) OO
9 135 (6.56%) SOA
10 125 (6.07%) Scrum
11 124 (6.03%) Data Migration
12 113 (5.49%) TDD
13 105 (5.10%) Web Development
14 96 (4.66%) Unit Testing
15 91 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
16 88 (4.28%) Data Analysis
17 80 (3.89%) ITIL
18 78 (3.79%) Configuration Management
19 73 (3.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2020 (98.15%) SQL
2 594 (28.86%) Java
3 248 (12.05%) JavaScript
4 247 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 233 (11.32%) C#
6 157 (7.63%) T-SQL
7 107 (5.20%) Perl
8 90 (4.37%) Python
9 64 (3.11%) VBA
10 54 (2.62%) VB.NET
11 53 (2.58%) VB
12 52 (2.53%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.90%) Korn
14 36 (1.75%) C
15 31 (1.51%) C++
16 24 (1.17%) VBScript
17 16 (0.78%) COBOL
17 16 (0.78%) VB6
18 14 (0.68%) PHP
19 10 (0.49%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 203 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 134 (6.51%) SC Cleared
3 99 (4.81%) Degree
4 33 (1.60%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.29%) OCPJP
9 6 (0.29%) OCP
9 6 (0.29%) ISEB
10 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.19%) HND
10 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.097%) HNC
12 1 (0.049%) MCSE
12 1 (0.049%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.049%) PMP
12 1 (0.049%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.049%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (4.86%) QA
2 24 (1.17%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.78%) SLA
4 15 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.49%) CDISC
6 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.097%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.049%) COREP
10 1 (0.049%) FINREP
10 1 (0.049%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.049%) Basel II
10 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.049%) COBIT
System Software
1 111 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
2 92 (4.47%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (0.73%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.49%) vCloud
6 8 (0.39%) NFS
7 5 (0.24%) OCFS2
7 5 (0.24%) SRDF
7 5 (0.24%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.097%) HDFS
10 2 (0.097%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.049%) XenApp
11 1 (0.049%) NDS
11 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.049%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 94 (4.57%) Data Guard
2 66 (3.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 25 (1.21%) Control-M
4 17 (0.83%) Puppet
5 12 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.49%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.19%) Legato
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.097%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.097%) Oracle EDQ
12 1 (0.049%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.049%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.049%) OVSD
12 1 (0.049%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.049%) MOM
Vendors
1 1840 (89.41%) Oracle
2 169 (8.21%) Informatica
3 160 (7.77%) Microsoft
4 109 (5.30%) Business Objects
5 76 (3.69%) SAP
6 68 (3.30%) IBM
7 62 (3.01%) JBoss
8 53 (2.58%) Cognos
9 44 (2.14%) Sybase
10 40 (1.94%) Hyperion
11 35 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 32 (1.55%) Teradata
13 29 (1.41%) HP
13 29 (1.41%) Talend
14 26 (1.26%) Sun
14 26 (1.26%) VMware
15 23 (1.12%) Netezza
16 22 (1.07%) Dell
17 18 (0.87%) EMC
17 18 (0.87%) Ab Initio
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25K - £7K plus call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £385 - £425 Per Day Ltd Co basis
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Spring Technology
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago