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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 90 86 91
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1165 1105 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.15% 2.16% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 5.73% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 615 570
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 24
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £47.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -26.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.86 £60.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.38
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.12%

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
20685 19299 18387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.14% 37.70% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14073 12258 11255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 443 559 731
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 £16.00 £14.29 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -15 1000 £400 - 112
London -10 427 £420 -1.17% 42
South East -20 168 £350 +7.69% 25
Scotland +15 110 £375 +25.00% 11
City of London -16 107 £418 -4.02% 18
North West +30 96 £400 +10.34% 10
South West +18 79 £443 +41.60% 6
East of England -5 67 £425 +49.12% 6
Berkshire +23 59 £325 +1.96% 5
West Midlands -7 57 £333 +4.72% 7
Hampshire -8 54 £430 +17.00% 10
Edinburgh -7 44 £350 +16.66% 5
Yorkshire -35 44 £425 +21.42% 8
Surrey +5 43 £338 +3.84% 5
Gloucestershire +11 34 £458 +52.50%
Essex -6 33 £475 +257.14%
Cheshire +26 32 £400 +6.66% 3
East Midlands -2 32 £550 +77.41% 6
Lancashire +6 29 £450 +44.00%
Shropshire -3 29 £394 +50.00%
Glasgow +10 28 £399 +53.36% 4
Telford +2 26 £400 +52.38%
South Wales +5 24 £375 +20.00% 3
Wales -2 24 £375 +20.00% 4
North East -21 22 £492 +31.25% 1
Cardiff +7 21 £375 +20.00% 3
Warrington +1 21 £313 +2.45%
Bristol -3 21 £356 +14.00% 2
Manchester -10 21 £325 -7.14% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -8 20 £484 -5.64% 1

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2319 (98.39%) SQL
2 2083 (88.38%) Oracle
3 891 (37.80%) Oracle Database
4 666 (28.26%) Java
5 596 (25.29%) UNIX
6 519 (22.02%) Finance
7 481 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 386 (16.38%) XML
9 378 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
10 364 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
11 357 (15.15%) Linux
12 351 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
13 336 (14.26%) Shell Script
14 335 (14.21%) SQL Server
15 333 (14.13%) ETL
16 332 (14.09%) .NET
17 329 (13.96%) Oracle Reports
18 320 (13.58%) Oracle Database 10g
19 307 (13.03%) Security Cleared
20 295 (12.52%) HTML
20 295 (12.52%) Relational Database
21 272 (11.54%) Migration
22 257 (10.90%) C#
23 254 (10.78%) Data Modelling
23 254 (10.78%) Banking
24 252 (10.69%) Spring
25 246 (10.44%) JavaScript
26 237 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
27 223 (9.46%) Web Services
28 214 (9.08%) Oracle Forms

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 178 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 130 (5.52%) Oracle Workflow
3 97 (4.12%) JBoss
4 88 (3.73%) SAS
5 53 (2.25%) WebSphere
6 35 (1.48%) IIS
7 32 (1.36%) Tomcat
8 26 (1.10%) SharePoint
9 25 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
10 23 (0.98%) Apache
11 20 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
12 18 (0.76%) Oracle 10gAS
13 15 (0.64%) Tuxedo
14 13 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
15 12 (0.51%) WebLogic Portal
16 11 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 9 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
17 9 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 109 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 50 (2.12%) MS Office
3 13 (0.55%) MS Project
4 12 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.17%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.085%) FastStats
7 1 (0.042%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 171 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
2 167 (7.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 136 (5.77%) Oracle Applications
4 85 (3.61%) Oracle Payables
5 75 (3.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 75 (3.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 51 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
7 46 (1.95%) Oracle Assets
8 30 (1.27%) Oracle Cash Management
9 27 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
9 27 (1.15%) Oracle HRMS
10 21 (0.89%) Oracle iProcurement
10 21 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 15 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
12 14 (0.59%) Oracle ERP
13 13 (0.55%) Oracle BPM
13 13 (0.55%) Markit EDM
13 13 (0.55%) ResourceLink
14 11 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
15 8 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (1.32%) PaaS
3 24 (1.02%) SaaS
4 15 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.042%) Heroku
5 1 (0.042%) Taleo
5 1 (0.042%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 85 (3.61%) LDAP
2 43 (1.82%) HTTP
3 20 (0.85%) Internet
4 15 (0.64%) SAN
5 10 (0.42%) Firewall
6 9 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.38%) DNS
7 8 (0.34%) MPLS
7 8 (0.34%) Ethernet
7 8 (0.34%) SDH
8 7 (0.30%) SMS
8 7 (0.30%) FTP
8 7 (0.30%) SSL
9 6 (0.25%) GPRS
10 5 (0.21%) OpenLDAP
10 5 (0.21%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.17%) WinSCP
11 4 (0.17%) Kerberos
11 4 (0.17%) Intranet
12 3 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 891 (37.80%) Oracle Database
2 481 (20.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 351 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
4 335 (14.21%) SQL Server
5 329 (13.96%) Oracle Reports
6 320 (13.58%) Oracle Database 10g
7 295 (12.52%) Relational Database
8 125 (5.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 115 (4.88%) MySQL
9 115 (4.88%) RDBMS
10 93 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 87 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 87 (3.69%) Oracle ODI
12 82 (3.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 67 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 66 (2.80%) Oracle9i Database
15 52 (2.21%) MariaDB
16 49 (2.08%) Big Data
17 46 (1.95%) SQLPlus
18 43 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 214 (9.08%) Oracle Forms
2 139 (5.90%) Oracle APEX
3 122 (5.18%) Toad
4 107 (4.54%) Subversion
5 66 (2.80%) Visual Studio
6 62 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 58 (2.46%) JUnit
8 53 (2.25%) Eclipse
8 53 (2.25%) JIRA
8 53 (2.25%) Git (software)
9 52 (2.21%) Maven
10 43 (1.82%) Ant
11 41 (1.74%) PVCS
12 37 (1.57%) Jenkins
13 33 (1.40%) ClearCase
14 30 (1.27%) Selenium
15 27 (1.15%) CruiseControl
16 26 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
17 23 (0.98%) ERwin
18 22 (0.93%) ClearQuest
General
1 519 (22.02%) Finance
2 254 (10.78%) Banking
3 87 (3.69%) Investment Banking
4 82 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 37 (1.57%) Front Office
6 33 (1.40%) Marketing
7 32 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.32%) Retail
9 30 (1.27%) General Ledger
10 28 (1.19%) Games
11 19 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.81%) Billing
12 13 (0.55%) Legal
13 11 (0.47%) Back Office
14 9 (0.38%) Electronics
15 7 (0.30%) German Language
16 5 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.21%) Local Government
17 4 (0.17%) Military
17 4 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1353 (57.40%) Developer
2 433 (18.37%) Oracle Developer
3 248 (10.52%) Java Developer
4 238 (10.10%) Analyst
5 222 (9.42%) Consultant
6 168 (7.13%) DBA
7 149 (6.32%) Senior Developer
8 141 (5.98%) Oracle DBA
9 139 (5.90%) SQL Developer
10 116 (4.92%) Oracle Consultant
11 102 (4.33%) .NET Developer
12 98 (4.16%) PL/SQL Developer
13 93 (3.95%) Architect
14 65 (2.76%) Programmer
15 62 (2.63%) Administrator
16 54 (2.29%) C# Developer
17 48 (2.04%) Applications Support
18 44 (1.87%) Senior Java Developer
19 43 (1.82%) Support Analyst
20 42 (1.78%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (16.38%) XML
2 332 (14.09%) .NET
3 295 (12.52%) HTML
4 252 (10.69%) Spring
5 223 (9.46%) Web Services
6 207 (8.78%) CSS
7 180 (7.64%) Hibernate
8 170 (7.21%) J2EE
9 113 (4.79%) JSP
9 113 (4.79%) jQuery
10 107 (4.54%) ASP.NET
11 93 (3.95%) SOAP
12 91 (3.86%) Struts
13 85 (3.61%) WCF
14 84 (3.56%) Spring MVC
15 75 (3.18%) Ajax
16 69 (2.93%) XSLT
17 67 (2.84%) Servlets
17 67 (2.84%) .NET Framework
17 67 (2.84%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 237 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 75 (3.18%) Data Integration
4 64 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (2.16%) Management Information System
6 49 (2.08%) Replication
7 40 (1.70%) Data Structures
8 38 (1.61%) Open Source
9 33 (1.40%) Fixed Income
9 33 (1.40%) Mathematics
10 26 (1.10%) Statistics
10 26 (1.10%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.06%) Data Extraction
12 24 (1.02%) Visualisation
12 24 (1.02%) Clustering
13 21 (0.89%) Online Games
14 20 (0.85%) Market Risk
15 19 (0.81%) N-Tier
16 18 (0.76%) Derivative
17 14 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 596 (25.29%) UNIX
2 357 (15.15%) Linux
3 156 (6.62%) Windows
4 51 (2.16%) Mac OS X
5 41 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (1.40%) Solaris
7 26 (1.10%) AIX
8 19 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
9 15 (0.64%) HPUX
10 10 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.38%) VMS
12 5 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.13%) OpenVMS
13 3 (0.13%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.13%) SUSE
14 2 (0.085%) Android
14 2 (0.085%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (15.44%) Business Intelligence
3 333 (14.13%) ETL
4 272 (11.54%) Migration
5 254 (10.78%) Data Modelling
6 193 (8.19%) Performance Tuning
7 185 (7.85%) MVC
8 168 (7.13%) OO
8 168 (7.13%) Data Migration
9 152 (6.45%) Workflow
10 141 (5.98%) TDD
11 129 (5.47%) Scrum
12 112 (4.75%) Unit Testing
13 109 (4.62%) ITIL
14 106 (4.50%) Web Development
15 101 (4.29%) CRM
16 95 (4.03%) Dimensional Modelling
17 89 (3.78%) SOA
18 82 (3.48%) Data Analysis
19 74 (3.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2319 (98.39%) SQL
2 666 (28.26%) Java
3 336 (14.26%) Shell Script
4 257 (10.90%) C#
5 246 (10.44%) JavaScript
6 144 (6.11%) Perl
7 136 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 85 (3.61%) VB
9 75 (3.18%) VBA
10 66 (2.80%) C++
11 64 (2.72%) Python
12 53 (2.25%) VB.NET
13 48 (2.04%) VB6
14 44 (1.87%) C
15 36 (1.53%) Korn
16 32 (1.36%) VBScript
17 29 (1.23%) Bash Shell
18 22 (0.93%) Ruby
19 21 (0.89%) PHP
20 16 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 307 (13.03%) Security Cleared
2 202 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 152 (6.45%) Degree
4 64 (2.72%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.23%) Sun Certification
6 23 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
7 13 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (0.38%) OCPJP
9 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.30%) OCP
10 7 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.17%) Siebel Certification
12 3 (0.13%) HND
12 3 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.13%) ISEB
13 1 (0.042%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.042%) OCA
13 1 (0.042%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (4.71%) QA
2 27 (1.15%) SLA
3 22 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.47%) ISO 9001
5 9 (0.38%) CDISC
6 8 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.21%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.042%) RosettaNet
9 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.042%) COBIT
9 1 (0.042%) GAAP
9 1 (0.042%) COREP
9 1 (0.042%) FINREP
System Software
1 87 (3.69%) Oracle RMAN
2 85 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.42%) VMware ESX
5 7 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.25%) vSphere
6 6 (0.25%) HDFS
7 4 (0.17%) Apache Flume
7 4 (0.17%) OCFS2
8 3 (0.13%) NFS
8 3 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.085%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 74 (3.14%) Data Guard
2 61 (2.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 32 (1.36%) Control-M
4 18 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (0.38%) OpenView
7 8 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.30%) Tivoli
9 6 (0.25%) Puppet
9 6 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.085%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.085%) Oracle EDQ
11 2 (0.085%) CA Endevor
11 2 (0.085%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.042%) Nagios
12 1 (0.042%) OVSD
12 1 (0.042%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (0.042%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2083 (88.38%) Oracle
2 198 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 160 (6.79%) Informatica
4 110 (4.67%) Business Objects
5 91 (3.86%) SAP
6 66 (2.80%) IBM
7 62 (2.63%) Sybase
8 47 (1.99%) Cognos
9 46 (1.95%) HP
10 44 (1.87%) Red Hat
11 36 (1.53%) webMethods
12 29 (1.23%) Teradata
12 29 (1.23%) Adobe
13 26 (1.10%) Tableau
14 25 (1.06%) Siebel
14 25 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
15 23 (0.98%) TIBCO
16 22 (0.93%) Sun
17 20 (0.85%) BEA
18 18 (0.76%) Dell
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Canterbury, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £144 - £145 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per month
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Camberley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £575.00 per annum + BONUS
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
CPS Group
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 17 days ago