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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 87 107 95
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1184 995 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.89% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.66% 4.84% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 562 670
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £22.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.34% -39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.11 £17.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £44.75 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.46% -25.33%

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
20914 20552 21661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.90% 38.97% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13428 12998 12848
Average daily rate £390 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £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 411 563 745
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £15.13 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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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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 +14 1035 £400 - 198
London +1 456 £420 -2.89% 51
South East -2 164 £365 +4.28% 40
East of England +67 136 £389 -2.81% 26
City of London -7 116 £422 -2.42% 12
Scotland +18 106 £350 - 15
North West +20 72 £375 +7.14% 24
South West -18 55 £375 - 16
Essex +26 53 £440 +10.00%
Glasgow +11 49 £350 -1.75% 4
Hampshire +1 44 £400 +24.03% 11
West Midlands -2 40 £350 -2.77% 11
Surrey -8 40 £350 -6.66% 7
Hertfordshire +8 38 £280 -30.00% 8
East Midlands +2 33 £370 +16.07% 4
Lancashire - 31 £425 - 5
North East -10 30 £330 -5.71% 5
Yorkshire -11 30 £380 +18.75% 20
Tyne and Wear -12 28 £330 -5.71% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -15 28 £330 -5.71% 5
Edinburgh +5 27 £375 +19.04% 7
West Yorkshire +1 25 £403 +20.14% 11
Gloucestershire -3 24 £405 +8.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +12 23 £426 +36.40% 3
Manchester -6 21 £325 +6.99% 10
Birmingham +10 20 £375 +4.16% 2
Southend-on-Sea +4 20 £425 -
Berkshire 0 20 £375 -14.77% 10
Nottingham +16 16 £318 -1.16%
Milton Keynes +12 16 £420 +34.40% 2

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2058 (98.05%) SQL
2 1865 (88.85%) Oracle
3 776 (36.97%) Oracle Database
4 600 (28.59%) Java
5 543 (25.87%) UNIX
6 536 (25.54%) Finance
7 468 (22.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 393 (18.72%) XML
9 348 (16.58%) SQL Server
10 346 (16.48%) ETL
11 341 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
12 325 (15.48%) Linux
13 306 (14.58%) .NET
14 299 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
15 298 (14.20%) Oracle Reports
16 290 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
17 275 (13.10%) Oracle Database 10g
18 263 (12.53%) Data Modelling
19 259 (12.34%) Shell Script
20 248 (11.82%) Relational Database
21 242 (11.53%) JavaScript
22 237 (11.29%) Banking
23 235 (11.20%) Oracle Forms
24 230 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
25 228 (10.86%) HTML
26 221 (10.53%) C#
26 221 (10.53%) Spring
27 215 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
28 214 (10.20%) Migration
29 207 (9.86%) Web Services

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 188 (8.96%) WebLogic
2 121 (5.76%) Oracle Workflow
3 71 (3.38%) SAS
4 56 (2.67%) WebSphere
5 49 (2.33%) Apache
6 44 (2.10%) IIS
7 35 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 29 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 25 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
11 22 (1.05%) Oracle Coherence
12 18 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
13 13 (0.62%) MQSeries
13 13 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
14 12 (0.57%) Tuxedo
14 12 (0.57%) Documentum
15 11 (0.52%) Liferay
16 10 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
17 9 (0.43%) Node.js
17 9 (0.43%) nginx
Applications
1 90 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 40 (1.91%) MS Office
3 11 (0.52%) InfoPath
3 11 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.19%) MS Project
6 3 (0.14%) FastStats
6 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.095%) GIMP
7 2 (0.095%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.048%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 158 (7.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 149 (7.10%) Oracle EBS
3 116 (5.53%) Oracle Payables
4 108 (5.15%) Oracle Applications
5 107 (5.10%) Oracle General Ledger
6 100 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 66 (3.14%) Oracle Assets
8 60 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
9 34 (1.62%) Oracle iProcurement
10 33 (1.57%) Oracle 11i
11 32 (1.52%) Oracle Cash Management
12 30 (1.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 21 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
14 20 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
15 19 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 19 (0.91%) Oracle HRMS
16 16 (0.76%) ResourceLink
17 14 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
18 12 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
18 12 (0.57%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.19%) PaaS
3 23 (1.10%) SaaS
4 17 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
5 10 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.095%) Taleo
7 2 (0.095%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.81%) LDAP
2 27 (1.29%) HTTP
3 24 (1.14%) SAN
4 17 (0.81%) DNS
5 16 (0.76%) Internet
6 14 (0.67%) Firewall
7 13 (0.62%) TCP/IP
8 12 (0.57%) SSH
9 10 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (0.29%) FTP
10 6 (0.29%) SSL
11 5 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.19%) Intranet
12 4 (0.19%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.19%) WinSCP
13 3 (0.14%) MPLS
13 3 (0.14%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.14%) SDH
13 3 (0.14%) NAS
14 2 (0.095%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 776 (36.97%) Oracle Database
2 468 (22.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 348 (16.58%) SQL Server
4 341 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
5 298 (14.20%) Oracle Reports
6 275 (13.10%) Oracle Database 10g
7 248 (11.82%) Relational Database
8 108 (5.15%) Oracle BI EE
9 107 (5.10%) MySQL
10 99 (4.72%) Oracle ODI
11 94 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 91 (4.34%) RDBMS
13 88 (4.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 76 (3.62%) PowerCenter
15 68 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 58 (2.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
17 54 (2.57%) Oracle9i Database
18 50 (2.38%) SQLPlus
19 44 (2.10%) OLAP
19 44 (2.10%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 235 (11.20%) Oracle Forms
2 109 (5.19%) Subversion
3 106 (5.05%) Toad
4 77 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
5 73 (3.48%) Git (software)
6 68 (3.24%) Maven
7 58 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 55 (2.62%) Eclipse
9 50 (2.38%) JIRA
10 45 (2.14%) Ant
11 44 (2.10%) JUnit
12 41 (1.95%) Selenium
13 39 (1.86%) Visual Studio
14 37 (1.76%) Jenkins
15 32 (1.52%) ERwin
16 24 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
16 24 (1.14%) CruiseControl
17 23 (1.10%) PVCS
18 20 (0.95%) ClearQuest
19 19 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 536 (25.54%) Finance
2 237 (11.29%) Banking
3 99 (4.72%) Investment Banking
4 55 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 47 (2.24%) General Ledger
6 45 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 42 (2.00%) Retail
8 35 (1.67%) Marketing
9 31 (1.48%) Front Office
10 28 (1.33%) Billing
11 25 (1.19%) Games
12 24 (1.14%) Financial Institution
13 21 (1.00%) Back Office
14 15 (0.71%) Electronics
15 14 (0.67%) German Language
16 13 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.48%) Legal
18 8 (0.38%) Advertising
19 7 (0.33%) Automotive
19 7 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1217 (57.98%) Developer
2 386 (18.39%) Oracle Developer
3 231 (11.01%) Java Developer
4 224 (10.67%) Analyst
5 179 (8.53%) Consultant
6 158 (7.53%) DBA
7 146 (6.96%) SQL Developer
8 131 (6.24%) Oracle DBA
9 125 (5.96%) Senior Developer
10 110 (5.24%) PL/SQL Developer
11 101 (4.81%) .NET Developer
12 97 (4.62%) Oracle Consultant
13 80 (3.81%) Architect
14 53 (2.53%) Support Analyst
15 52 (2.48%) ETL Developer
16 45 (2.14%) Administrator
17 44 (2.10%) Applications Support
17 44 (2.10%) C# Developer
18 43 (2.05%) Senior Java Developer
18 43 (2.05%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (18.72%) XML
2 306 (14.58%) .NET
3 228 (10.86%) HTML
4 221 (10.53%) Spring
5 207 (9.86%) Web Services
6 185 (8.81%) J2EE
7 180 (8.58%) CSS
8 158 (7.53%) Hibernate
9 119 (5.67%) ASP.NET
10 95 (4.53%) jQuery
11 92 (4.38%) JSP
12 86 (4.10%) WCF
13 81 (3.86%) Ajax
14 79 (3.76%) XSLT
15 77 (3.67%) .NET Framework
16 76 (3.62%) SOAP
17 72 (3.43%) Struts
18 66 (3.14%) Middleware
18 66 (3.14%) Spring MVC
19 64 (3.05%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 230 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.81%) Data Integration
3 52 (2.48%) Replication
3 52 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
4 50 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 48 (2.29%) Management Information System
6 40 (1.91%) N-Tier
7 25 (1.19%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.19%) Clustering
7 25 (1.19%) Data Extraction
8 24 (1.14%) Market Risk
9 22 (1.05%) Derivative
10 19 (0.91%) Open Source
11 18 (0.86%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 18 (0.86%) Statistics
12 16 (0.76%) Online Games
13 15 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.62%) DTV
14 13 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 543 (25.87%) UNIX
2 325 (15.48%) Linux
3 150 (7.15%) Windows
4 43 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (1.95%) Solaris
6 31 (1.48%) Mac OS X
7 21 (1.00%) AIX
8 13 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.48%) Windows 7
9 10 (0.48%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.43%) HPUX
11 8 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.24%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.14%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.14%) SUSE
14 3 (0.14%) MVS
15 2 (0.095%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (16.48%) ETL
2 299 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (13.82%) Business Intelligence
4 263 (12.53%) Data Modelling
5 215 (10.24%) Performance Tuning
6 214 (10.20%) Migration
7 184 (8.77%) MVC
8 146 (6.96%) OO
9 142 (6.77%) Data Migration
10 137 (6.53%) SOA
11 136 (6.48%) Workflow
12 126 (6.00%) Scrum
13 115 (5.48%) TDD
14 98 (4.67%) Unit Testing
15 96 (4.57%) Web Development
16 85 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
17 80 (3.81%) Data Analysis
18 71 (3.38%) UML
19 69 (3.29%) ITIL
20 67 (3.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2058 (98.05%) SQL
2 600 (28.59%) Java
3 259 (12.34%) Shell Script
4 242 (11.53%) JavaScript
5 221 (10.53%) C#
6 157 (7.48%) T-SQL
7 121 (5.76%) Perl
8 74 (3.53%) Python
9 63 (3.00%) VBA
10 57 (2.72%) VB
11 53 (2.53%) VB.NET
12 49 (2.33%) Bash Shell
13 38 (1.81%) Korn
14 37 (1.76%) C
15 30 (1.43%) VBScript
16 29 (1.38%) VB6
17 25 (1.19%) C++
18 17 (0.81%) COBOL
19 16 (0.76%) PHP
20 13 (0.62%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 202 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 132 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 100 (4.76%) Degree
4 35 (1.67%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 7 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 6 (0.29%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.24%) ISEB
9 5 (0.24%) HND
10 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.14%) OCP
12 2 (0.095%) HNC
13 1 (0.048%) ACCA
13 1 (0.048%) CIMA
13 1 (0.048%) Siebel Certification
13 1 (0.048%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (5.24%) QA
2 26 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 18 (0.86%) SLA
4 13 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.48%) CDISC
6 7 (0.33%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.048%) COREP
9 1 (0.048%) FINREP
9 1 (0.048%) Basel II
9 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.048%) COBIT
System Software
1 97 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
2 82 (3.91%) Oracle RMAN
3 15 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.38%) NFS
5 8 (0.38%) vCloud
6 5 (0.24%) OCFS2
6 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.24%) vSphere
6 5 (0.24%) SRDF
7 3 (0.14%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.095%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.095%) HDFS
9 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.048%) Cronacle
9 1 (0.048%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 86 (4.10%) Data Guard
2 60 (2.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (1.00%) Control-M
4 16 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (0.71%) Puppet
6 12 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.33%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.24%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.19%) OpenView
9 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.095%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.095%) OpenSSO
10 2 (0.095%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (0.048%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.048%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.048%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.048%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1865 (88.85%) Oracle
2 177 (8.43%) Informatica
3 172 (8.19%) Microsoft
4 123 (5.86%) Business Objects
5 81 (3.86%) JBoss
6 79 (3.76%) SAP
7 76 (3.62%) IBM
8 55 (2.62%) Cognos
9 42 (2.00%) Sybase
10 41 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 36 (1.72%) Teradata
12 33 (1.57%) Hyperion
13 32 (1.52%) HP
14 24 (1.14%) Talend
15 23 (1.10%) VMware
16 22 (1.05%) Dell
17 21 (1.00%) Netezza
18 19 (0.91%) CA
18 19 (0.91%) Sun
18 19 (0.91%) webMethods
North West
Engage PSG
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rate value
Posted: 17 hours ago
Perth & Kinross
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: From £200 to £210 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 20 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Rate: £230 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550-600 daily
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £350 to £475 per annum + 1 week in 4 on call - get up to £700/day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago