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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 121 110 121
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 996 1029 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.88% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.63% 5.09% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 606 483
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £25.05 £28.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.05 £72.50 £52.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%

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
21504 20227 19528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.77% 36.96% 38.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14438 12937 12079
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 414 560
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -18 875 £400 - 195
London -33 354 £418 -1.76% 79
South East -23 154 £400 +14.28% 30
City of London -24 98 £418 -3.46% 30
Yorkshire +13 93 £325 -7.14% 21
Scotland +6 90 £350 +3.70% 9
South West +22 70 £368 +2.08% 17
West Yorkshire -3 58 £333 -5.00% 13
North West -32 55 £440 +17.33% 14
Leeds +4 52 £330 -3.64% 9
Surrey -5 45 £400 +33.33% 6
Edinburgh +16 44 £350 +3.70% 6
East Midlands +12 42 £365 -5.19% 1
West Midlands +15 39 £388 +16.10% 9
East of England -15 35 £375 +2.73% 14
Leatherhead -2 32 £400 -11.11%
Glasgow -4 29 £325 +4.83% 3
Gloucestershire +9 28 £408 -9.94% 4
Hampshire -21 28 £391 +5.74% 3
South Wales +18 21 £375 - 2
Wales +10 21 £375 - 2
Nottinghamshire +4 21 £364 +14.56% 1
Nottingham +1 19 £363 +14.17% 1
Manchester -8 19 £475 +26.66% 5
Gloucester +18 17 £425 -15.00% 3
Wiltshire +17 17 £325 - 3
Oxfordshire -8 17 £450 +16.12% 1
Cheshire -2 16 £425 +41.66% 8
Birmingham +6 15 £350 +6.06% 2
South Yorkshire +4 15 £325 +8.33% 5

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2013 (98.29%) SQL
2 1766 (86.23%) Oracle
3 813 (39.70%) Oracle Database
4 562 (27.44%) UNIX
5 551 (26.90%) Java
6 489 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 476 (23.24%) Finance
8 411 (20.07%) XML
9 395 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
10 368 (17.97%) Shell Script
11 348 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
12 345 (16.85%) ETL
13 343 (16.75%) Data Warehouse
14 320 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
15 310 (15.14%) Data Modelling
16 300 (14.65%) SQL Server
17 272 (13.28%) Oracle Forms
18 270 (13.18%) Oracle Database 10g
19 265 (12.94%) .NET
19 265 (12.94%) Linux
20 257 (12.55%) Security Cleared
21 243 (11.87%) JavaScript
22 223 (10.89%) Banking
23 213 (10.40%) Web Services
24 202 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
25 197 (9.62%) HTML
26 193 (9.42%) SC Cleared
27 186 (9.08%) C#
28 169 (8.25%) J2EE
28 169 (8.25%) Spring

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 142 (6.93%) WebLogic
2 96 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 51 (2.49%) WebSphere
3 51 (2.49%) SAS
4 46 (2.25%) JBoss
5 41 (2.00%) Apache
6 40 (1.95%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.12%) IIS
8 22 (1.07%) SharePoint
9 19 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
10 17 (0.83%) Oracle Application Server
10 17 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 13 (0.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 12 (0.59%) Confluence
14 11 (0.54%) AquaLogic
15 10 (0.49%) Oracle 10gAS
15 10 (0.49%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.39%) Documentum
Applications
1 51 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.00%) MS Office
3 9 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.24%) MS Project
5 4 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.098%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.049%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 155 (7.57%) Oracle EBS
2 110 (5.37%) Oracle EBS R12
3 90 (4.39%) Oracle Applications
4 54 (2.64%) Oracle General Ledger
5 49 (2.39%) Oracle Payables
6 36 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
7 26 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
8 25 (1.22%) Oracle Financials
9 15 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
10 14 (0.68%) WebTrends
10 14 (0.68%) Oracle HRMS
10 14 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
10 14 (0.68%) Oracle Assets
11 13 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
12 12 (0.59%) Oracle Cash Management
12 12 (0.59%) Oracle iProcurement
13 11 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 11 (0.54%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 10 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
15 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (0.73%) Google Analytics
2 11 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.49%) SaaS
3 10 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.20%) PaaS
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.098%) GitHub
6 2 (0.098%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.098%) Boomi
7 1 (0.049%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.049%) Yammer
7 1 (0.049%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.86%) LDAP
2 30 (1.46%) Internet
3 22 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 18 (0.88%) HTTP
5 13 (0.63%) FTP
6 12 (0.59%) DNS
7 11 (0.54%) SAN
8 9 (0.44%) SSL
9 5 (0.24%) 2G
9 5 (0.24%) WAN
9 5 (0.24%) LAN
10 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.20%) SSH
10 4 (0.20%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.20%) Firewall
10 4 (0.20%) NAS
11 3 (0.15%) RTP
12 2 (0.098%) Network Security
12 2 (0.098%) LTE
12 2 (0.098%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 813 (39.70%) Oracle Database
2 489 (23.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 343 (16.75%) Data Warehouse
4 320 (15.63%) Oracle Reports
5 300 (14.65%) SQL Server
6 270 (13.18%) Oracle Database 10g
7 168 (8.20%) Relational Database
8 125 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 115 (5.62%) BusinessObjects
10 105 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 93 (4.54%) RDBMS
12 84 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
13 78 (3.81%) Oracle ODI
14 69 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 68 (3.32%) Oracle9i Database
16 64 (3.13%) Oracle Database 12c
17 60 (2.93%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 56 (2.73%) Oracle OWB
19 55 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
20 49 (2.39%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 272 (13.28%) Oracle Forms
2 137 (6.69%) Oracle APEX
3 114 (5.57%) Toad
4 89 (4.35%) Subversion
5 72 (3.52%) Maven
6 69 (3.37%) Ant
7 59 (2.88%) SoapUI
7 59 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 51 (2.49%) JUnit
8 51 (2.49%) ERwin
9 45 (2.20%) Git (software)
10 44 (2.15%) JIRA
11 32 (1.56%) NUnit
12 27 (1.32%) Visual Studio
12 27 (1.32%) Hudson
13 26 (1.27%) Eclipse
13 26 (1.27%) Selenium
14 24 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (1.12%) JDeveloper
16 18 (0.88%) ProC
General
1 476 (23.24%) Finance
2 223 (10.89%) Banking
3 80 (3.91%) Investment Banking
4 74 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 67 (3.27%) Retail
6 51 (2.49%) Marketing
7 32 (1.56%) General Ledger
8 29 (1.42%) Billing
9 27 (1.32%) Back Office
10 25 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.68%) Manufacturing
12 12 (0.59%) Games
13 11 (0.54%) Publishing
14 9 (0.44%) Front Office
15 7 (0.34%) Legal
16 6 (0.29%) Local Government
16 6 (0.29%) French Language
16 6 (0.29%) German Language
17 5 (0.24%) Advertising
18 4 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1274 (62.21%) Developer
2 550 (26.86%) Oracle Developer
3 273 (13.33%) Analyst
4 200 (9.77%) SQL Developer
5 174 (8.50%) Java Developer
6 157 (7.67%) PL/SQL Developer
7 130 (6.35%) Consultant
8 109 (5.32%) DBA
9 88 (4.30%) Senior Developer
9 88 (4.30%) Architect
10 81 (3.96%) Oracle DBA
11 68 (3.32%) Programmer
12 57 (2.78%) Test Analyst
12 57 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
13 54 (2.64%) Database Developer
13 54 (2.64%) Administrator
14 52 (2.54%) ETL Developer
15 44 (2.15%) Oracle Analyst
16 42 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 41 (2.00%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (20.07%) XML
2 265 (12.94%) .NET
3 213 (10.40%) Web Services
4 197 (9.62%) HTML
5 169 (8.25%) J2EE
5 169 (8.25%) Spring
6 139 (6.79%) SOAP
7 113 (5.52%) CSS
8 102 (4.98%) Hibernate
9 101 (4.93%) ASP.NET
10 92 (4.49%) JSP
11 80 (3.91%) JMS
12 75 (3.66%) Middleware
13 61 (2.98%) jQuery
14 60 (2.93%) WCF
14 60 (2.93%) XSLT
15 58 (2.83%) Java EE
16 50 (2.44%) XML Messaging
17 49 (2.39%) REST
18 46 (2.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 134 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (2.25%) Data Integration
3 36 (1.76%) Computer Science
4 35 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 31 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
6 28 (1.37%) Data Structures
6 28 (1.37%) NHS
7 26 (1.27%) Clustering
8 22 (1.07%) Replication
9 21 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 16 (0.78%) Fixed Income
11 15 (0.73%) Hedge funds
12 13 (0.63%) Visualisation
12 13 (0.63%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.63%) Derivative
13 12 (0.59%) Statistics
13 12 (0.59%) Data Extraction
13 12 (0.59%) Mathematics
14 11 (0.54%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 562 (27.44%) UNIX
2 265 (12.94%) Linux
3 140 (6.84%) Windows
4 61 (2.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 45 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (1.95%) Solaris
7 20 (0.98%) AIX
8 16 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (0.73%) HPUX
10 10 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.44%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.29%) Android
14 3 (0.15%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 2 (0.098%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.049%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (19.29%) Agile Software Development
2 348 (16.99%) Business Intelligence
3 345 (16.85%) ETL
4 310 (15.14%) Data Modelling
5 202 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
6 166 (8.11%) SDLC
7 164 (8.01%) Migration
8 137 (6.69%) TDD
9 127 (6.20%) Unit Testing
10 120 (5.86%) SOA
11 112 (5.47%) Workflow
12 105 (5.13%) ITIL
13 97 (4.74%) Scrum
14 95 (4.64%) OO
15 94 (4.59%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (4.54%) CRM
17 85 (4.15%) Data Analysis
18 84 (4.10%) System Testing
19 82 (4.00%) MVC
19 82 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2013 (98.29%) SQL
2 551 (26.90%) Java
3 368 (17.97%) Shell Script
4 243 (11.87%) JavaScript
5 186 (9.08%) C#
6 132 (6.45%) Perl
7 125 (6.10%) T-SQL
8 49 (2.39%) Python
9 47 (2.29%) Bash Shell
10 45 (2.20%) VB.NET
10 45 (2.20%) PowerShell
11 44 (2.15%) VBA
11 44 (2.15%) C
12 41 (2.00%) VB
13 27 (1.32%) C++
13 27 (1.32%) Korn
14 23 (1.12%) VBScript
15 20 (0.98%) VB6
16 17 (0.83%) PHP
17 13 (0.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 257 (12.55%) Security Cleared
2 193 (9.42%) SC Cleared
3 121 (5.91%) Degree
4 46 (2.25%) DV Cleared
5 31 (1.51%) ISTQB
6 28 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
7 26 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (0.93%) Sun Certification
9 11 (0.54%) OCP
10 9 (0.44%) ISEB
11 8 (0.39%) BC Cleared
12 6 (0.29%) HND
13 5 (0.24%) OCPJP
14 4 (0.20%) HNC
15 3 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 2 (0.098%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 2 (0.098%) Postgraduate
16 2 (0.098%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.39%) QA
2 30 (1.46%) SLA
3 15 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 12 (0.59%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.20%) Basel II
7 2 (0.098%) GAAP
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.049%) HL7
8 1 (0.049%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (3.32%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (0.34%) Oracle Clusterware
3 6 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 5 (0.24%) HDFS
5 3 (0.15%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.049%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.049%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.049%) SRDF
6 1 (0.049%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (3.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 47 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 37 (1.81%) Data Guard
4 35 (1.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 27 (1.32%) Control-M
6 14 (0.68%) OpenView
7 6 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.20%) Puppet
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle EDQ
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle Flashback
9 3 (0.15%) Oracle ZFS
9 3 (0.15%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.15%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.15%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.098%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.098%) Ansible
11 1 (0.049%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1766 (86.23%) Oracle
2 159 (7.76%) Informatica
3 146 (7.13%) Microsoft
4 86 (4.20%) HP
5 61 (2.98%) Red Hat
6 43 (2.10%) IBM
7 39 (1.90%) Cognos
8 37 (1.81%) SAP
9 31 (1.51%) webMethods
10 24 (1.17%) Sun
10 24 (1.17%) Pega
11 23 (1.12%) Adobe
12 22 (1.07%) Sybase
13 21 (1.03%) Google
13 21 (1.03%) Tableau
14 19 (0.93%) Endeca
15 17 (0.83%) BEA
16 15 (0.73%) Teradata
16 15 (0.73%) Remedy
16 15 (0.73%) VMware
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