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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 120 98 116
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1057 1121 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 2.02% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 5.41% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 655 526
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Average hourly rate £37.45 £36.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% +29.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £25.05 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.55 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +15.07%

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
22342 20736 20418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.29% 38.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15023 13122 12841
Average daily rate £400 £388 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £267 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 507 415 565
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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
England -28 905 £400 - 165
London -49 339 £423 -0.47% 52
South East -12 168 £400 +10.34% 30
Scotland -1 98 £350 - 13
City of London -20 89 £418 -5.38% 14
North West -10 85 £480 +29.29% 18
Yorkshire +12 81 £330 -17.50% 15
South West +21 76 £400 +3.89% 7
West Yorkshire +6 56 £338 -16.14% 7
Edinburgh +10 50 £350 - 6
Leeds +10 49 £338 -16.66% 7
Surrey +3 49 £400 +21.21% 3
Hampshire -5 48 £400 +3.22% 11
West Midlands +7 44 £375 +7.14% 17
East Midlands +4 40 £350 +7.69% 6
Lancashire +2 40 £496 +28.06% 1
Leatherhead +1 37 £400 -11.11% 1
Wales +24 35 £375 +7.14% 5
South Wales +23 35 £375 +7.14% 5
Glasgow -2 35 £320 -1.53% 5
East of England -62 34 £375 +2.73% 16
Gloucestershire +13 31 £408 -9.44% 3
Blackpool -5 29 £500 +25.00%
North East -24 23 £421 +34.64% 3
Cardiff - 23 £308 - 1
Wiltshire +20 22 £325 -
Tyne and Wear -19 22 £417 +33.28% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 22 £417 +33.28% 2
Nottinghamshire -1 20 £350 +10.23% 1
Gloucester +14 19 £425 - 2

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1962 (98.05%) SQL
2 1715 (85.71%) Oracle
3 809 (40.43%) Oracle Database
4 537 (26.84%) UNIX
5 526 (26.29%) Java
6 498 (24.89%) Oracle Database 11g
7 456 (22.79%) Finance
8 402 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
9 386 (19.29%) XML
10 382 (19.09%) Shell Script
11 362 (18.09%) ETL
12 358 (17.89%) SQL Server
12 358 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
13 337 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
14 322 (16.09%) Data Modelling
15 286 (14.29%) Linux
16 281 (14.04%) Oracle Reports
17 280 (13.99%) Oracle Database 10g
18 247 (12.34%) JavaScript
19 240 (11.99%) .NET
20 237 (11.84%) Oracle Forms
21 233 (11.64%) Security Cleared
22 230 (11.49%) Banking
23 211 (10.54%) HTML
24 196 (9.80%) Informatica
25 191 (9.55%) Microsoft
26 187 (9.35%) Web Services
27 179 (8.95%) C#
28 177 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
29 173 (8.65%) J2EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 126 (6.30%) WebLogic
2 71 (3.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 59 (2.95%) SAS
4 47 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 44 (2.20%) JBoss
6 37 (1.85%) Apache
7 31 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 25 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.15%) IIS
10 22 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
11 16 (0.80%) Confluence
12 15 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
13 14 (0.70%) Oracle Application Server
13 14 (0.70%) Oracle Service Bus
14 13 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.60%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 9 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 9 (0.45%) AquaLogic
16 9 (0.45%) MQSeries
17 8 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 55 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.00%) MS Office
3 6 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.25%) MS Project
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.100%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.050%) SPSS
8 1 (0.050%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 115 (5.75%) Oracle EBS
2 73 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 50 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
4 38 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 37 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
6 31 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
7 27 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
8 19 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
9 13 (0.65%) Adobe Campaign
10 11 (0.55%) Oracle Cash Management
10 11 (0.55%) WebTrends
10 11 (0.55%) Oracle BRM
11 10 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
11 10 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
12 9 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
13 8 (0.40%) Oracle HRMS
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 7 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 7 (0.35%) ACBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (0.55%) SaaS
3 10 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.20%) PaaS
6 3 (0.15%) Taleo
7 2 (0.100%) Boomi
7 2 (0.100%) GitHub
7 2 (0.100%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.050%) Yammer
8 1 (0.050%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.20%) Internet
2 22 (1.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.05%) LDAP
4 11 (0.55%) FTP
4 11 (0.55%) SAN
5 9 (0.45%) SSL
6 8 (0.40%) DNS
7 7 (0.35%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.25%) WAN
8 5 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.20%) NAS
9 4 (0.20%) SSH
10 3 (0.15%) RTP
10 3 (0.15%) Firewall
10 3 (0.15%) 2G
10 3 (0.15%) Multicast
11 2 (0.100%) LTE
11 2 (0.100%) UMTS
11 2 (0.100%) SMTP
11 2 (0.100%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 809 (40.43%) Oracle Database
2 498 (24.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 358 (17.89%) SQL Server
4 337 (16.84%) Data Warehouse
5 281 (14.04%) Oracle Reports
6 280 (13.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 155 (7.75%) Relational Database
8 124 (6.20%) BusinessObjects
9 123 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 110 (5.50%) Oracle BI EE
11 90 (4.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 87 (4.35%) RDBMS
13 84 (4.20%) Oracle Database 12c
14 75 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 67 (3.35%) Oracle9i Database
16 66 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
17 57 (2.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 54 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
19 47 (2.35%) Oracle OWB
20 42 (2.10%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 237 (11.84%) Oracle Forms
2 142 (7.10%) Oracle APEX
3 114 (5.70%) Toad
4 92 (4.60%) Subversion
5 89 (4.45%) Maven
6 83 (4.15%) ERwin
7 77 (3.85%) Ant
8 70 (3.50%) Jenkins
9 57 (2.85%) SoapUI
10 56 (2.80%) JUnit
11 54 (2.70%) JIRA
12 53 (2.65%) Git (software)
13 52 (2.60%) Eclipse
14 38 (1.90%) Hudson
15 35 (1.75%) Selenium
16 31 (1.55%) NUnit
17 30 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (1.45%) JDeveloper
19 27 (1.35%) Visual Studio
20 18 (0.90%) ProC
General
1 456 (22.79%) Finance
2 230 (11.49%) Banking
3 79 (3.95%) Investment Banking
4 74 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 56 (2.80%) Retail
6 41 (2.05%) Marketing
7 32 (1.60%) Billing
8 30 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.30%) Back Office
10 20 (1.00%) General Ledger
11 14 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 14 (0.70%) Publishing
12 12 (0.60%) Front Office
13 8 (0.40%) Games
14 7 (0.35%) Military
14 7 (0.35%) French Language
14 7 (0.35%) German Language
15 6 (0.30%) Legal
15 6 (0.30%) Advertising
16 5 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1269 (63.42%) Developer
2 527 (26.34%) Oracle Developer
3 244 (12.19%) Analyst
4 192 (9.60%) SQL Developer
5 188 (9.40%) Java Developer
6 151 (7.55%) PL/SQL Developer
7 125 (6.25%) Consultant
8 106 (5.30%) DBA
9 90 (4.50%) Senior Developer
10 83 (4.15%) Architect
11 82 (4.10%) Oracle DBA
12 64 (3.20%) Test Analyst
12 64 (3.20%) Programmer
13 57 (2.85%) Database Developer
13 57 (2.85%) ETL Developer
14 54 (2.70%) Administrator
15 48 (2.40%) Informatica Developer
15 48 (2.40%) Oracle Consultant
15 48 (2.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 41 (2.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (19.29%) XML
2 240 (11.99%) .NET
3 211 (10.54%) HTML
4 187 (9.35%) Web Services
5 173 (8.65%) J2EE
6 163 (8.15%) Spring
7 129 (6.45%) SOAP
8 123 (6.15%) CSS
9 111 (5.55%) Hibernate
10 89 (4.45%) JSP
11 88 (4.40%) ASP.NET
12 86 (4.30%) JMS
13 82 (4.10%) XSLT
14 77 (3.85%) Middleware
15 76 (3.80%) jQuery
16 61 (3.05%) Java EE
17 55 (2.75%) Ajax
18 51 (2.55%) WCF
19 47 (2.35%) XML Messaging
19 47 (2.35%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 123 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (1.95%) Computer Science
3 37 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 34 (1.70%) Data Integration
4 34 (1.70%) Management Information System
5 28 (1.40%) NHS
6 26 (1.30%) Clustering
6 26 (1.30%) Data Structures
7 24 (1.20%) Replication
8 22 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (0.80%) Data Centre
9 16 (0.80%) Statistics
10 12 (0.60%) Derivative
11 11 (0.55%) Fixed Income
12 10 (0.50%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.50%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.50%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.45%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.40%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 537 (26.84%) UNIX
2 286 (14.29%) Linux
3 137 (6.85%) Windows
4 63 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 48 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (2.20%) Solaris
7 19 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
9 16 (0.80%) AIX
10 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.40%) HPUX
12 7 (0.35%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.30%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.30%) Android
14 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.100%) Windows 8
17 1 (0.050%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (18.09%) ETL
3 358 (17.89%) Business Intelligence
4 322 (16.09%) Data Modelling
5 177 (8.85%) Performance Tuning
6 166 (8.30%) SDLC
7 155 (7.75%) Unit Testing
8 136 (6.80%) TDD
9 134 (6.70%) Migration
10 111 (5.55%) SOA
11 104 (5.20%) ITIL
12 102 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
12 102 (5.10%) System Testing
13 100 (5.00%) Scrum
14 90 (4.50%) OO
14 90 (4.50%) Dimensional Modelling
15 88 (4.40%) Workflow
16 81 (4.05%) CRM
17 78 (3.90%) Data Analysis
18 69 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1962 (98.05%) SQL
2 526 (26.29%) Java
3 382 (19.09%) Shell Script
4 247 (12.34%) JavaScript
5 179 (8.95%) C#
6 161 (8.05%) Perl
7 158 (7.90%) T-SQL
8 64 (3.20%) C++
9 56 (2.80%) Python
10 55 (2.75%) C
11 49 (2.45%) PowerShell
11 49 (2.45%) Bash Shell
12 39 (1.95%) VB.NET
13 38 (1.90%) VB
14 33 (1.65%) VBA
15 25 (1.25%) VBScript
16 22 (1.10%) Korn
17 18 (0.90%) PHP
18 17 (0.85%) VB6
19 15 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 233 (11.64%) Security Cleared
2 171 (8.55%) SC Cleared
3 114 (5.70%) Degree
4 37 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.50%) Oracle Certification
6 29 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 22 (1.10%) Sun Certification
8 17 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.75%) OCP
10 11 (0.55%) ISEB
11 6 (0.30%) HND
12 5 (0.25%) OCPJP
13 4 (0.20%) HNC
13 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.20%) BC Cleared
14 3 (0.15%) OCA
15 2 (0.100%) Postgraduate
15 2 (0.100%) OCMJD
15 2 (0.100%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.100%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.15%) QA
2 25 (1.25%) SLA
3 15 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.60%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) Basel II
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.100%) GAAP
9 1 (0.050%) GMP
9 1 (0.050%) HL7
9 1 (0.050%) CDISC
System Software
1 68 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (0.60%) Oracle Clusterware
3 10 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.30%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.20%) HDFS
7 3 (0.15%) Docker
7 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.100%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.050%) SRDF
9 1 (0.050%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 62 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
2 48 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
3 46 (2.30%) Data Guard
4 37 (1.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 25 (1.25%) Control-M
6 10 (0.50%) OpenView
7 7 (0.35%) Puppet
7 7 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
11 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.15%) Hyperic
12 2 (0.100%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.100%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (0.100%) ITRS Geneos
13 1 (0.050%) Ansible
13 1 (0.050%) Netcool
13 1 (0.050%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1715 (85.71%) Oracle
2 196 (9.80%) Informatica
3 191 (9.55%) Microsoft
4 77 (3.85%) HP
5 65 (3.25%) Red Hat
6 48 (2.40%) IBM
7 46 (2.30%) SAP
8 39 (1.95%) Cognos
9 28 (1.40%) webMethods
10 25 (1.25%) Sybase
11 24 (1.20%) Adobe
11 24 (1.20%) VMware
11 24 (1.20%) Tableau
12 20 (1.00%) OpenText
13 19 (0.95%) Pega
14 17 (0.85%) Teradata
14 17 (0.85%) BEA
15 16 (0.80%) Google
16 15 (0.75%) Sun
16 15 (0.75%) Eloqua
Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £415 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £380 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
PCR
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £14000 - £99999 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £340.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £200 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Hanger Lane, West London
River Island
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 19 days ago
Hanger Lane, West London
River Island
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 19 days ago
Northampton
Mason Frank
Posted: 19 days ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago