The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 109 118 89
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -29
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 993 875 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.82% 1.71% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 4.50% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 478 698
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 14
Average hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +59.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £32.82 £16.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £87.50 £53.60 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20247 19436 20658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.04% 38.09% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12959 12021 12339
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 410 571 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.80 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £50.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +13 891 £400 -4.47% 183
London +8 415 £425 -5.55% 73
South East +5 156 £350 -6.66% 33
City of London +15 119 £450 - 24
North West +20 70 £375 - 22
Scotland -7 68 £338 -6.25% 24
Yorkshire +21 59 £350 +42.85% 15
East of England +7 48 £350 -12.50% 8
West Yorkshire +14 43 £350 +47.36% 7
Surrey -1 43 £300 -20.00% 12
Hampshire -7 43 £365 +15.87% 9
South West -48 42 £369 -2.89% 17
Glasgow +11 32 £310 -11.42% 17
North East +9 31 £363 +3.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 30 £470 +57.98% 1
Lancashire +15 29 £379 - 1
Milton Keynes +20 27 £470 +57.98% 1
Leeds +13 27 £340 +40.20% 5
East Midlands +8 26 £378 - 5
West Midlands -14 26 £314 -22.04% 8
Tyne and Wear -1 25 £363 +3.57% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 23 £363 +3.57% 2
Edinburgh -12 23 £338 -3.57% 6
Essex +12 19 £448 - 1
Manchester +3 19 £375 +17.18% 7
Hertfordshire +10 15 £290 -27.50% 2
Gloucestershire -4 14 £453 +21.47% 4
Berkshire -10 13 £420 -5.08% 7
Birmingham +3 10 £310 -27.05% 3
Cheshire -9 10 £300 -20.00% 5

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1953 (98.19%) SQL
2 1789 (89.94%) Oracle
3 785 (39.47%) Oracle Database
4 562 (28.26%) Java
5 548 (27.55%) UNIX
6 544 (27.35%) Finance
7 513 (25.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 380 (19.11%) XML
9 355 (17.85%) Linux
10 332 (16.69%) SQL Server
11 309 (15.54%) Oracle Reports
12 301 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
13 297 (14.93%) ETL
14 294 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
15 289 (14.53%) Oracle Database 10g
16 277 (13.93%) Oracle Forms
17 276 (13.88%) .NET
18 253 (12.72%) Relational Database
19 242 (12.17%) JavaScript
20 239 (12.02%) Shell Script
21 233 (11.71%) Data Modelling
22 227 (11.41%) HTML
23 225 (11.31%) Security Cleared
23 225 (11.31%) Banking
24 219 (11.01%) C#
25 213 (10.71%) Web Services
26 209 (10.51%) WebLogic
26 209 (10.51%) Performance Tuning
27 195 (9.80%) CSS
28 193 (9.70%) J2EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 209 (10.51%) WebLogic
2 135 (6.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 65 (3.27%) SAS
4 55 (2.77%) WebSphere
5 52 (2.61%) Apache
6 43 (2.16%) Tomcat
7 36 (1.81%) IIS
8 32 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 30 (1.51%) SharePoint
10 28 (1.41%) Oracle Application Server
11 26 (1.31%) Oracle Coherence
12 25 (1.26%) Oracle Service Bus
13 17 (0.85%) Oracle Spatial
14 16 (0.80%) WebLogic Portal
15 12 (0.60%) MQSeries
15 12 (0.60%) nginx
15 12 (0.60%) Liferay
16 11 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
17 10 (0.50%) Documentum
17 10 (0.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 101 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 46 (2.31%) MS Office
3 26 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.70%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.15%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.10%) FastStats
7 2 (0.10%) GIMP
8 1 (0.050%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 174 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 166 (8.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 131 (6.59%) Oracle Applications
4 118 (5.93%) Oracle Payables
5 99 (4.98%) Oracle General Ledger
6 92 (4.63%) Oracle Receivables
7 62 (3.12%) Oracle Financials
8 54 (2.71%) Oracle Assets
9 40 (2.01%) Oracle 11i
10 39 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 25 (1.26%) Oracle iProcurement
11 25 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
12 24 (1.21%) Oracle Retail
13 22 (1.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 21 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
15 19 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
16 14 (0.70%) ResourceLink
17 12 (0.60%) Oracle Payroll
18 9 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
18 9 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.21%) SaaS
2 15 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.35%) PaaS
6 2 (0.10%) GitHub
6 2 (0.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 57 (2.87%) LDAP
2 25 (1.26%) SAN
3 20 (1.01%) HTTP
4 19 (0.96%) Internet
5 16 (0.80%) Firewall
5 16 (0.80%) DNS
6 13 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.60%) SSH
8 9 (0.45%) FTP
9 8 (0.40%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (0.25%) Intranet
10 5 (0.25%) Kerberos
10 5 (0.25%) SSL
11 4 (0.20%) NAS
12 3 (0.15%) Telnet
13 1 (0.050%) X.509
13 1 (0.050%) Radio Access Network
13 1 (0.050%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.050%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 785 (39.47%) Oracle Database
2 513 (25.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 332 (16.69%) SQL Server
4 309 (15.54%) Oracle Reports
5 294 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
6 289 (14.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 253 (12.72%) Relational Database
8 110 (5.53%) RDBMS
9 86 (4.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 78 (3.92%) Oracle ODI
11 76 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 74 (3.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 73 (3.67%) MySQL
14 72 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 69 (3.47%) Oracle9i Database
16 65 (3.27%) SQLPlus
17 58 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (2.66%) PowerCenter
19 47 (2.36%) Oracle OWB
20 44 (2.21%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 277 (13.93%) Oracle Forms
2 121 (6.08%) Subversion
3 112 (5.63%) Toad
4 91 (4.58%) Maven
5 82 (4.12%) Oracle APEX
6 78 (3.92%) Git (software)
7 65 (3.27%) Ant
8 59 (2.97%) Eclipse
9 57 (2.87%) Jenkins
10 47 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 46 (2.31%) JUnit
11 46 (2.31%) JIRA
12 38 (1.91%) JDeveloper
13 35 (1.76%) Visual Studio
14 34 (1.71%) Selenium
15 33 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
16 26 (1.31%) ERwin
17 22 (1.11%) TeamCity
18 19 (0.96%) CruiseControl
19 18 (0.90%) ProC
General
1 544 (27.35%) Finance
2 225 (11.31%) Banking
3 104 (5.23%) Investment Banking
4 59 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 57 (2.87%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.21%) Retail
7 35 (1.76%) Billing
8 34 (1.71%) General Ledger
9 26 (1.31%) Front Office
10 24 (1.21%) Back Office
11 23 (1.16%) Marketing
12 21 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 21 (1.06%) Games
13 19 (0.96%) German Language
14 14 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.55%) Electronics
16 9 (0.45%) French Language
17 7 (0.35%) Advertising
17 7 (0.35%) Military
18 6 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1088 (54.70%) Developer
2 359 (18.05%) Oracle Developer
3 246 (12.37%) Analyst
4 198 (9.95%) Consultant
5 189 (9.50%) DBA
6 188 (9.45%) Java Developer
7 170 (8.55%) Oracle DBA
8 145 (7.29%) SQL Developer
9 119 (5.98%) PL/SQL Developer
9 119 (5.98%) Oracle Consultant
10 83 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 78 (3.92%) Architect
12 72 (3.62%) .NET Developer
13 58 (2.92%) Support Analyst
14 54 (2.71%) Oracle Analyst
15 47 (2.36%) Applications Support
16 44 (2.21%) ETL Developer
17 43 (2.16%) Technical Consultant
18 42 (2.11%) C# Developer
19 40 (2.01%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (19.11%) XML
2 276 (13.88%) .NET
3 227 (11.41%) HTML
4 213 (10.71%) Web Services
5 195 (9.80%) CSS
6 193 (9.70%) J2EE
7 182 (9.15%) Spring
8 122 (6.13%) jQuery
9 118 (5.93%) Hibernate
10 112 (5.63%) ASP.NET
11 88 (4.42%) Ajax
12 78 (3.92%) JSP
13 72 (3.62%) XSLT
14 69 (3.47%) Middleware
15 65 (3.27%) SOAP
16 62 (3.12%) Struts
17 59 (2.97%) .NET Framework
18 57 (2.87%) HTML5
19 56 (2.82%) JMS
20 54 (2.71%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
2 52 (2.61%) Data Integration
3 44 (2.21%) Replication
4 37 (1.86%) N-Tier
5 35 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.71%) Derivative
7 31 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 29 (1.46%) Market Risk
9 25 (1.26%) Clustering
10 23 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 19 (0.96%) GIS
11 19 (0.96%) Open Source
12 18 (0.90%) Data Conversion
13 17 (0.85%) Credit Risk
13 17 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.80%) Statistics
15 15 (0.75%) Online Games
15 15 (0.75%) Visualisation
16 14 (0.70%) Data Extraction
16 14 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 548 (27.55%) UNIX
2 355 (17.85%) Linux
3 164 (8.25%) Windows
4 71 (3.57%) Solaris
5 44 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 28 (1.41%) AIX
7 20 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 19 (0.96%) HPUX
9 18 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (0.70%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
13 8 (0.40%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.35%) Windows 2000
15 6 (0.30%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.20%) Android
17 3 (0.15%) MVS
17 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (15.13%) Business Intelligence
2 297 (14.93%) ETL
3 233 (11.71%) Data Modelling
4 209 (10.51%) Performance Tuning
5 174 (8.75%) Migration
6 150 (7.54%) Workflow
7 146 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
8 141 (7.09%) SOA
9 131 (6.59%) OO
10 124 (6.23%) MVC
11 122 (6.13%) Scrum
12 116 (5.83%) TDD
13 106 (5.33%) Data Migration
14 104 (5.23%) Web Development
15 102 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
16 95 (4.78%) ITIL
17 93 (4.68%) Unit Testing
18 85 (4.27%) Configuration Management
19 80 (4.02%) Data Analysis
20 71 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1953 (98.19%) SQL
2 562 (28.26%) Java
3 242 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 239 (12.02%) Shell Script
5 219 (11.01%) C#
6 150 (7.54%) T-SQL
7 103 (5.18%) Perl
8 100 (5.03%) Python
9 53 (2.66%) Bash Shell
10 48 (2.41%) VBA
11 43 (2.16%) VB
11 43 (2.16%) VB.NET
12 38 (1.91%) Korn
13 37 (1.86%) C
14 29 (1.46%) C++
15 16 (0.80%) COBOL
16 14 (0.70%) PHP
17 13 (0.65%) VBScript
17 13 (0.65%) VB6
17 13 (0.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 225 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 153 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 80 (4.02%) Degree
4 32 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 14 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (0.45%) OCP
7 9 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.40%) Sun Certification
8 8 (0.40%) ISEB
9 6 (0.30%) OCPJP
10 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.10%) HNC
12 2 (0.10%) HND
13 1 (0.050%) PMP
13 1 (0.050%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.050%) ACCA
13 1 (0.050%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (4.58%) QA
2 22 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 19 (0.96%) SLA
4 13 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.20%) CDISC
6 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.050%) FINREP
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.050%) Basel II
8 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.050%) COBIT
System Software
1 124 (6.23%) Oracle RAC
2 105 (5.28%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (0.70%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.55%) vCloud
5 8 (0.40%) NFS
6 6 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.25%) OCFS2
7 5 (0.25%) SRDF
7 5 (0.25%) vSphere
8 3 (0.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.10%) HDFS
9 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.050%) XenApp
10 1 (0.050%) NDS
10 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.050%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 99 (4.98%) Data Guard
2 75 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 23 (1.16%) Control-M
4 22 (1.11%) Puppet
5 12 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.50%) Tivoli
6 10 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
10 4 (0.20%) Legato
11 3 (0.15%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.10%) MOM
12 2 (0.10%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (0.10%) OpenSSO
13 1 (0.050%) Dollar Universe
13 1 (0.050%) OVSD
13 1 (0.050%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1789 (89.94%) Oracle
2 162 (8.14%) Microsoft
3 160 (8.04%) Informatica
4 105 (5.28%) Business Objects
5 79 (3.97%) SAP
6 77 (3.87%) IBM
7 46 (2.31%) JBoss
8 45 (2.26%) Cognos
9 42 (2.11%) Hyperion
10 39 (1.96%) Red Hat
11 38 (1.91%) Sybase
12 33 (1.66%) Talend
13 29 (1.46%) VMware
14 27 (1.36%) HP
15 25 (1.26%) Sun
16 23 (1.16%) Teradata
17 21 (1.06%) Netezza
17 21 (1.06%) Dell
18 19 (0.96%) Serena
19 18 (0.90%) webMethods
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £360.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
JM
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Austin Fraser
Rate: £275 - £325 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £270 - £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Jonathan Garth
Rate: Excellent rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago