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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 93 124 97
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1097 868 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.71% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.57% 4.64% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 505 463
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £272 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 21
Average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.07% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -17.98%

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
19703 18687 16902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.51% 36.90% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12870 11739 10374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 419 478 654
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £16.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +25 949 £400 +6.66% 229
London +20 402 £408 -4.11% 70
South East 0 178 £350 +7.69% 32
South West +41 86 £450 +28.57% 32
Scotland +14 81 £425 +21.42% 13
North West +8 80 £350 +7.69% 19
City of London -4 72 £425 -3.40% 17
East Midlands +45 57 £350 +3.70% 6
Hampshire -7 57 £400 +12.67% 8
Surrey +11 54 £325 +4.00% 7
Edinburgh +11 45 £413 +17.85% 4
West Midlands +13 44 £400 +26.98% 21
Yorkshire -51 38 £338 -3.57% 25
South Wales +27 37 £375 +10.70% 3
Wales +24 37 £375 +10.70% 6
East of England -13 34 £414 +10.33% 16
Gloucestershire +21 33 £450 +2.85% 16
Manchester -14 32 £400 +23.07% 11
Glasgow +2 29 £430 +21.98% 5
West Yorkshire -49 25 £344 -1.78% 17
Nottinghamshire +6 23 £325 - 2
Berkshire +3 23 £325 +26.21% 10
Leeds -33 23 £338 -3.57% 13
Nottingham +12 21 £325 +0.77% 2
Cheshire +9 21 £425 +33.85% 2
Devon +16 20 £398 -
Northamptonshire +10 20 £350 +16.66% 1
Shropshire -1 19 £400 - 2
Cardiff +14 17 £375 +10.70% 2
Gloucester +12 17 £450 +2.85% 10

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2265 (98.56%) SQL
2 1985 (86.38%) Oracle
3 870 (37.86%) Oracle Database
4 701 (30.50%) Java
5 618 (26.89%) UNIX
6 501 (21.80%) Finance
7 436 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 386 (16.80%) XML
9 378 (16.45%) Security Cleared
10 368 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
11 358 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
12 336 (14.62%) Linux
12 336 (14.62%) Data Warehouse
13 329 (14.32%) Shell Script
14 328 (14.27%) Oracle Reports
15 293 (12.75%) .NET
16 289 (12.58%) Oracle Database 10g
17 277 (12.05%) ETL
18 260 (11.31%) SC Cleared
19 259 (11.27%) Data Modelling
19 259 (11.27%) HTML
20 251 (10.92%) JavaScript
21 247 (10.75%) Migration
22 246 (10.70%) SQL Server
22 246 (10.70%) Web Services
23 244 (10.62%) Relational Database
24 241 (10.49%) Spring
25 239 (10.40%) C#
26 228 (9.92%) Banking
27 227 (9.88%) Oracle Forms

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 213 (9.27%) WebLogic
2 134 (5.83%) Oracle Workflow
3 83 (3.61%) JBoss
4 73 (3.18%) SAS
5 55 (2.39%) WebSphere
6 54 (2.35%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.22%) Apache
7 28 (1.22%) IIS
7 28 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
8 27 (1.17%) SharePoint
9 25 (1.09%) Oracle 10gAS
10 18 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
11 16 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
12 15 (0.65%) Tuxedo
13 11 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 10 (0.44%) Mule
15 9 (0.39%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.39%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 73 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.09%) MS Office
3 13 (0.57%) MS Project
4 11 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 202 (8.79%) Oracle EBS
2 166 (7.22%) Oracle Applications
3 159 (6.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 59 (2.57%) Oracle General Ledger
4 59 (2.57%) Oracle Payables
5 56 (2.44%) Oracle Financials
6 43 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
7 33 (1.44%) Oracle HRMS
8 30 (1.31%) Oracle 11i
9 22 (0.96%) Oracle Assets
10 17 (0.74%) Oracle Cash Management
11 15 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
12 14 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 12 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
13 12 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (0.52%) Markit EDM
14 11 (0.48%) Oracle Utilities
14 11 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 8 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (0.52%) SaaS
1 12 (0.52%) PaaS
2 6 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.044%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.044%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.05%) LDAP
2 49 (2.13%) HTTP
3 32 (1.39%) Internet
4 12 (0.52%) FTP
4 12 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.52%) Firewall
5 11 (0.48%) SAN
5 11 (0.48%) DNS
6 9 (0.39%) MPLS
6 9 (0.39%) Ethernet
6 9 (0.39%) SDH
7 7 (0.30%) SMS
8 6 (0.26%) GPRS
8 6 (0.26%) SSL
9 5 (0.22%) LAN
10 4 (0.17%) WAN
10 4 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.17%) 2G
10 4 (0.17%) OpenLDAP
10 4 (0.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 870 (37.86%) Oracle Database
2 436 (18.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 336 (14.62%) Data Warehouse
4 328 (14.27%) Oracle Reports
5 289 (12.58%) Oracle Database 10g
6 246 (10.70%) SQL Server
7 244 (10.62%) Relational Database
8 120 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 114 (4.96%) RDBMS
10 97 (4.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 83 (3.61%) MySQL
12 69 (3.00%) Oracle9i Database
13 58 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 56 (2.44%) Oracle Discoverer
15 52 (2.26%) Oracle ODI
16 45 (1.96%) MariaDB
17 41 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
18 40 (1.74%) SQLPlus
19 38 (1.65%) Hadoop
20 37 (1.61%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 227 (9.88%) Oracle Forms
2 148 (6.44%) Oracle APEX
3 112 (4.87%) Toad
4 99 (4.31%) Subversion
5 80 (3.48%) Maven
6 66 (2.87%) JUnit
7 60 (2.61%) JIRA
8 58 (2.52%) Git (software)
9 57 (2.48%) Ant
10 56 (2.44%) Visual Studio
11 49 (2.13%) Jenkins
12 47 (2.05%) Eclipse
13 43 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
14 38 (1.65%) PVCS
15 37 (1.61%) ClearCase
16 25 (1.09%) Selenium
16 25 (1.09%) CruiseControl
17 19 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
18 18 (0.78%) SoapUI
19 17 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 501 (21.80%) Finance
2 228 (9.92%) Banking
3 84 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 77 (3.35%) Investment Banking
5 42 (1.83%) Retail
6 33 (1.44%) General Ledger
7 32 (1.39%) Marketing
8 23 (1.00%) Front Office
8 23 (1.00%) Games
9 21 (0.91%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.61%) Legal
11 12 (0.52%) Billing
12 10 (0.44%) Back Office
12 10 (0.44%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.35%) Local Government
14 4 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.17%) Advertising
14 4 (0.17%) Military
15 3 (0.13%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1276 (55.53%) Developer
2 444 (19.32%) Oracle Developer
3 306 (13.32%) Analyst
4 228 (9.92%) Java Developer
5 211 (9.18%) Consultant
6 150 (6.53%) DBA
7 128 (5.57%) Oracle DBA
8 124 (5.40%) SQL Developer
9 106 (4.61%) Architect
9 106 (4.61%) PL/SQL Developer
10 102 (4.44%) Senior Developer
11 99 (4.31%) Oracle Consultant
12 77 (3.35%) Programmer
13 65 (2.83%) Applications Support
14 60 (2.61%) .NET Developer
15 56 (2.44%) Support Analyst
16 55 (2.39%) Administrator
17 53 (2.31%) Data Analyst
18 48 (2.09%) Oracle Analyst
19 47 (2.05%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (16.80%) XML
2 293 (12.75%) .NET
3 259 (11.27%) HTML
4 246 (10.70%) Web Services
5 241 (10.49%) Spring
6 182 (7.92%) CSS
7 165 (7.18%) J2EE
8 148 (6.44%) Hibernate
9 121 (5.27%) SOAP
10 105 (4.57%) jQuery
11 100 (4.35%) JSP
12 94 (4.09%) ASP.NET
13 86 (3.74%) REST
14 84 (3.66%) JPA
15 78 (3.39%) Spring MVC
16 76 (3.31%) Java EE
17 74 (3.22%) Struts
17 74 (3.22%) JMS
17 74 (3.22%) Middleware
18 67 (2.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 220 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 55 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
4 48 (2.09%) Data Integration
5 45 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 44 (1.91%) Open Source
7 42 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 33 (1.44%) Fixed Income
9 30 (1.31%) Visualisation
10 29 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 23 (1.00%) Equities
12 22 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.96%) Replication
13 21 (0.91%) Algorithms
14 20 (0.87%) Derivative
14 20 (0.87%) Online Games
15 19 (0.83%) Data Extraction
15 19 (0.83%) Clustering
16 18 (0.78%) Statistics
17 16 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 618 (26.89%) UNIX
2 336 (14.62%) Linux
3 148 (6.44%) Windows
4 44 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (1.70%) Mac OS X
6 37 (1.61%) AIX
7 36 (1.57%) Solaris
8 21 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (0.91%) HPUX
9 17 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (0.57%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.39%) VMS
13 7 (0.30%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.17%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.13%) Android
15 3 (0.13%) OpenVMS
16 2 (0.087%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.044%) Windows Server 2012
17 1 (0.044%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (16.01%) Business Intelligence
2 358 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 277 (12.05%) ETL
4 259 (11.27%) Data Modelling
5 247 (10.75%) Migration
6 176 (7.66%) Performance Tuning
7 157 (6.83%) Workflow
8 154 (6.70%) OO
9 151 (6.57%) Data Migration
10 134 (5.83%) MVC
11 130 (5.66%) ITIL
12 128 (5.57%) TDD
13 117 (5.09%) Scrum
14 109 (4.74%) CRM
15 105 (4.57%) Unit Testing
16 90 (3.92%) Configuration Management
17 88 (3.83%) SOA
18 84 (3.66%) Dimensional Modelling
19 79 (3.44%) Data Analysis
20 78 (3.39%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2265 (98.56%) SQL
2 701 (30.50%) Java
3 329 (14.32%) Shell Script
4 251 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 239 (10.40%) C#
6 142 (6.18%) Perl
7 116 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 81 (3.52%) VB
9 64 (2.79%) C++
10 56 (2.44%) VBA
11 53 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 50 (2.18%) VB6
13 45 (1.96%) C
14 44 (1.91%) Python
15 32 (1.39%) Korn
16 24 (1.04%) Bash Shell
17 23 (1.00%) PHP
18 21 (0.91%) VBScript
19 19 (0.83%) Ruby
20 14 (0.61%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 378 (16.45%) Security Cleared
2 260 (11.31%) SC Cleared
3 139 (6.05%) Degree
4 96 (4.18%) DV Cleared
5 30 (1.31%) Sun Certification
5 30 (1.31%) VCP4
6 25 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
7 24 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 16 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 12 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 10 (0.44%) OCPJP
11 8 (0.35%) OCP
12 6 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 5 (0.22%) BC Cleared
13 5 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.13%) Siebel Certification
14 3 (0.13%) ISEB
15 2 (0.087%) HND
15 2 (0.087%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 1 (0.044%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.79%) QA
2 30 (1.31%) SLA
3 20 (0.87%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.39%) GAAP
6 6 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.26%) HL7
6 6 (0.26%) DICOM
6 6 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.26%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.044%) COBIT
8 1 (0.044%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 71 (3.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 68 (2.96%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.35%) HDFS
4 8 (0.35%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.30%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.22%) vSphere
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.13%) OCFS2
10 2 (0.087%) NFS
11 1 (0.044%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 1 (0.044%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.044%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 57 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 42 (1.83%) Data Guard
3 36 (1.57%) Control-M
4 12 (0.52%) OpenView
4 12 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (0.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.17%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.13%) Puppet
9 3 (0.13%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.087%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.087%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 1 (0.044%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.044%) Ansible
11 1 (0.044%) Oracle Statspack
11 1 (0.044%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.044%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.044%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 1985 (86.38%) Oracle
2 156 (6.79%) Microsoft
3 151 (6.57%) Informatica
4 107 (4.66%) Business Objects
5 60 (2.61%) SAP
6 58 (2.52%) IBM
7 49 (2.13%) HP
8 45 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 42 (1.83%) Sybase
10 38 (1.65%) webMethods
11 34 (1.48%) Cognos
11 34 (1.48%) Sun
12 32 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
13 31 (1.35%) Tableau
14 25 (1.09%) BEA
14 25 (1.09%) Siebel
15 20 (0.87%) TIBCO
16 19 (0.83%) Pega
16 19 (0.83%) Cramer
16 19 (0.83%) Adobe
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Rate: £430 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: From £375 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale Council
Rate: From £28,746 to £30,978 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Calderdale Council
Rate: From £25,440 to £29,558 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Damia Group.
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Egremont, Cumbria
Damia Group.
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Connectus
Rate: £430.7 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago