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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 102 113 91
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1040 939 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.81% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.22% 4.91% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 622 535 499
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 23
Average hourly rate £39.00 £31.60 £31.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.41% -0.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.53 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.60 £31.35
% change year-on-year
+23.41% +0.79%

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
19937 19106 17035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.16% 36.81% 36.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12929 12211 10557
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £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 411 457 624
Average hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £16.78 £16.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +2 899 £400 +6.66% 203
London +6 373 £413 +0.79% 83
South East -29 153 £373 +11.19% 26
City of London +4 80 £428 +0.58% 18
Scotland +14 76 £410 +17.27% 15
South West +15 70 £375 +7.14% 20
East Midlands +31 69 £350 -6.66% 5
North West 0 67 £400 +23.07% 15
Yorkshire -34 53 £338 -3.57% 22
Hampshire -19 50 £377 +4.58% 7
Surrey +3 46 £325 -9.09% 3
West Yorkshire -20 41 £345 -1.42% 10
Leeds -12 38 £338 -3.57% 7
South Wales +25 37 £375 +76.47%
Wales +22 37 £375 +53.84% 1
West Midlands +12 37 £388 +12.31% 11
East of England +1 37 £389 +3.66% 14
Edinburgh +7 34 £375 +7.14% 3
Glasgow +7 30 £375 +1.35% 6
Nottinghamshire +14 28 £325 - 3
Northamptonshire +15 26 £350 -18.84% 1
Nottingham +14 26 £325 +0.77% 3
North East -12 26 £406 -0.91% 3
Manchester -23 23 £400 +23.07% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 21 £403 -0.61% 2
Tyne and Wear -10 21 £403 -0.61% 3
Cheshire +9 19 £475 +46.15% 5
Gloucestershire 0 19 £450 +20.00% 9
Essex -2 19 £425 +17.24% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 17 £375 +25.00% 3

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 2151 (98.58%) SQL
2 1869 (85.66%) Oracle
3 853 (39.09%) Oracle Database
4 694 (31.81%) Java
5 579 (26.54%) UNIX
6 475 (21.77%) Finance
7 455 (20.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 380 (17.42%) XML
9 363 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
10 357 (16.36%) Security Cleared
10 357 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
11 329 (15.08%) Oracle Reports
12 316 (14.48%) Data Warehouse
13 313 (14.34%) Shell Script
14 309 (14.16%) Linux
15 281 (12.88%) .NET
16 269 (12.33%) ETL
17 260 (11.92%) Oracle Database 10g
18 258 (11.82%) Data Modelling
19 254 (11.64%) JavaScript
20 247 (11.32%) HTML
20 247 (11.32%) Web Services
21 246 (11.27%) SC Cleared
22 236 (10.82%) Spring
23 235 (10.77%) SQL Server
24 231 (10.59%) Relational Database
25 227 (10.40%) C#
26 216 (9.90%) Migration
27 214 (9.81%) Oracle Forms
28 210 (9.62%) WebLogic

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 210 (9.62%) WebLogic
2 122 (5.59%) Oracle Workflow
3 83 (3.80%) SAS
4 70 (3.21%) JBoss
5 58 (2.66%) Tomcat
6 54 (2.47%) WebSphere
7 30 (1.37%) Apache
8 28 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 27 (1.24%) Oracle Application Server
10 24 (1.10%) Oracle 10gAS
11 19 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (0.78%) IIS
13 15 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
15 11 (0.50%) Apache Pig
15 11 (0.50%) Oracle Self-Service HR
16 10 (0.46%) Umbraco
16 10 (0.46%) Mule
16 10 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
17 9 (0.41%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 55 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.70%) MS Office
3 15 (0.69%) MS Project
4 12 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 193 (8.85%) Oracle EBS
2 158 (7.24%) Oracle Applications
3 148 (6.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 56 (2.57%) Oracle General Ledger
5 53 (2.43%) Oracle Payables
6 51 (2.34%) Oracle Financials
7 39 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
8 25 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
8 25 (1.15%) Oracle HRMS
9 18 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
10 11 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 11 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
11 10 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
11 10 (0.46%) Markit EDM
12 9 (0.41%) WebTrends
13 8 (0.37%) Summit
13 8 (0.37%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.37%) SaaS
2 7 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.046%) Heroku
3 1 (0.046%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.046%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.046%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.70%) LDAP
2 44 (2.02%) HTTP
3 34 (1.56%) Internet
4 16 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.64%) Firewall
6 12 (0.55%) FTP
7 10 (0.46%) SAN
8 9 (0.41%) DNS
9 7 (0.32%) LAN
9 7 (0.32%) SMS
10 6 (0.27%) WAN
10 6 (0.27%) Ethernet
10 6 (0.27%) SDH
10 6 (0.27%) GPRS
10 6 (0.27%) MPLS
11 5 (0.23%) SSL
12 4 (0.18%) 2G
12 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.14%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 853 (39.09%) Oracle Database
2 455 (20.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 329 (15.08%) Oracle Reports
4 316 (14.48%) Data Warehouse
5 260 (11.92%) Oracle Database 10g
6 235 (10.77%) SQL Server
7 231 (10.59%) Relational Database
8 115 (5.27%) RDBMS
9 93 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
10 85 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 69 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 69 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
12 59 (2.70%) MySQL
13 54 (2.47%) Oracle Discoverer
14 47 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
15 44 (2.02%) OLTP
16 39 (1.79%) Hadoop
17 38 (1.74%) SQLPlus
17 38 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
18 36 (1.65%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 214 (9.81%) Oracle Forms
2 136 (6.23%) Oracle APEX
3 116 (5.32%) Toad
4 92 (4.22%) Subversion
5 87 (3.99%) Maven
6 72 (3.30%) JUnit
7 68 (3.12%) Ant
8 63 (2.89%) JIRA
9 59 (2.70%) Git (software)
10 56 (2.57%) Jenkins
11 55 (2.52%) Visual Studio
12 45 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 35 (1.60%) ClearCase
14 30 (1.37%) PVCS
15 28 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (1.24%) Selenium
17 25 (1.15%) SoapUI
18 24 (1.10%) CruiseControl
19 18 (0.82%) NUnit
19 18 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 475 (21.77%) Finance
2 210 (9.62%) Banking
3 84 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 71 (3.25%) Investment Banking
5 41 (1.88%) Retail
5 41 (1.88%) Marketing
6 30 (1.37%) General Ledger
7 23 (1.05%) Games
8 22 (1.01%) Manufacturing
9 20 (0.92%) Billing
10 19 (0.87%) Front Office
11 14 (0.64%) Back Office
12 8 (0.37%) Legal
12 8 (0.37%) Local Government
13 7 (0.32%) Publishing
14 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.23%) Advertising
16 4 (0.18%) Military
16 4 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1228 (56.28%) Developer
2 442 (20.26%) Oracle Developer
3 297 (13.61%) Analyst
4 209 (9.58%) Java Developer
5 192 (8.80%) Consultant
6 140 (6.42%) DBA
7 124 (5.68%) SQL Developer
8 122 (5.59%) Oracle DBA
9 107 (4.90%) PL/SQL Developer
10 99 (4.54%) Senior Developer
11 94 (4.31%) Architect
12 83 (3.80%) Oracle Consultant
13 79 (3.62%) Programmer
14 62 (2.84%) Administrator
15 60 (2.75%) Applications Support
16 54 (2.47%) Data Analyst
17 50 (2.29%) Designer
18 49 (2.25%) Support Analyst
19 47 (2.15%) Oracle Analyst
20 46 (2.11%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 380 (17.42%) XML
2 281 (12.88%) .NET
3 247 (11.32%) HTML
3 247 (11.32%) Web Services
4 236 (10.82%) Spring
5 176 (8.07%) J2EE
6 167 (7.65%) CSS
7 134 (6.14%) Hibernate
8 120 (5.50%) SOAP
9 111 (5.09%) JSP
10 101 (4.63%) ASP.NET
11 94 (4.31%) jQuery
12 86 (3.94%) JMS
13 81 (3.71%) REST
14 80 (3.67%) Struts
15 79 (3.62%) JPA
16 77 (3.53%) Java EE
17 69 (3.16%) Spring MVC
17 69 (3.16%) Middleware
18 61 (2.80%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 198 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 48 (2.20%) Open Source
4 45 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (1.74%) Data Integration
6 37 (1.70%) Data Structures
7 30 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 29 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.28%) Fixed Income
9 28 (1.28%) Visualisation
10 24 (1.10%) Mathematics
11 20 (0.92%) Online Games
12 19 (0.87%) Equities
13 18 (0.82%) Statistics
13 18 (0.82%) Derivative
14 16 (0.73%) Clustering
14 16 (0.73%) Replication
14 16 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.60%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 579 (26.54%) UNIX
2 309 (14.16%) Linux
3 132 (6.05%) Windows
4 46 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 38 (1.74%) Solaris
5 38 (1.74%) AIX
6 28 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 24 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.01%) HPUX
9 17 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.41%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.41%) VMS
12 4 (0.18%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.14%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.14%) Android
14 2 (0.092%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.046%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.046%) Debian
15 1 (0.046%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (16.64%) Business Intelligence
2 357 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 269 (12.33%) ETL
4 258 (11.82%) Data Modelling
5 216 (9.90%) Migration
6 179 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
7 152 (6.97%) OO
8 147 (6.74%) Workflow
9 127 (5.82%) TDD
10 126 (5.77%) Data Migration
11 125 (5.73%) ITIL
12 117 (5.36%) MVC
12 117 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 110 (5.04%) CRM
14 101 (4.63%) Scrum
15 95 (4.35%) SOA
16 88 (4.03%) Configuration Management
17 87 (3.99%) Dimensional Modelling
18 80 (3.67%) Data Analysis
19 67 (3.07%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2151 (98.58%) SQL
2 694 (31.81%) Java
3 313 (14.34%) Shell Script
4 254 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 227 (10.40%) C#
6 122 (5.59%) T-SQL
7 121 (5.55%) Perl
8 69 (3.16%) VB
9 56 (2.57%) VB.NET
9 56 (2.57%) C++
10 51 (2.34%) VBA
11 42 (1.92%) Python
12 38 (1.74%) C
13 36 (1.65%) VB6
14 35 (1.60%) Korn
15 24 (1.10%) Bash Shell
16 21 (0.96%) PHP
17 18 (0.82%) VBScript
17 18 (0.82%) PowerShell
18 17 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 357 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 246 (11.27%) SC Cleared
3 139 (6.37%) Degree
4 95 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 34 (1.56%) Sun Certification
6 27 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
7 25 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (0.78%) ISTQB
9 13 (0.60%) OCPJP
10 12 (0.55%) OCP
11 9 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.27%) BC Cleared
13 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.18%) ISEB
14 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 2 (0.092%) OCMJD
15 2 (0.092%) HND
16 1 (0.046%) CTC Cleared
16 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Certification
16 1 (0.046%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.35%) QA
2 32 (1.47%) SLA
3 22 (1.01%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.41%) GAAP
5 8 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.27%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.27%) HL7
6 6 (0.27%) DICOM
6 6 (0.27%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.046%) RosettaNet
8 1 (0.046%) COBIT
System Software
1 68 (3.12%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.69%) Oracle Clusterware
4 10 (0.46%) HDFS
4 10 (0.46%) Apache Flume
5 7 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.23%) vSphere
7 4 (0.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.14%) OCFS2
9 2 (0.092%) NFS
10 1 (0.046%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.046%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 67 (3.07%) Oracle RMAN
2 57 (2.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 41 (1.88%) Data Guard
4 36 (1.65%) Control-M
5 13 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
6 10 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.37%) OpenView
7 8 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
9 5 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.18%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.14%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.14%) Puppet
12 2 (0.092%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.092%) Vagrant
12 2 (0.092%) Ansible
12 2 (0.092%) NetBackup
13 1 (0.046%) Linux-HA
13 1 (0.046%) Hyperic
13 1 (0.046%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 1869 (85.66%) Oracle
2 136 (6.23%) Informatica
3 134 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 97 (4.45%) Business Objects
5 56 (2.57%) HP
6 54 (2.47%) SAP
7 49 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 46 (2.11%) IBM
9 38 (1.74%) webMethods
10 36 (1.65%) Sybase
11 35 (1.60%) Sun
11 35 (1.60%) Tableau
12 34 (1.56%) Cognos
13 30 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
14 26 (1.19%) Adobe
15 24 (1.10%) BEA
16 21 (0.96%) Siebel
16 21 (0.96%) Pega
17 19 (0.87%) Remedy
18 18 (0.82%) Google
London
Energon Global
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £350 - £550 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £540.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Fusion Experience
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago