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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 92 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1151 984 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 1.84% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 4.75% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 537 677
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 £28.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% -25.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £17.50 £22.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%

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
21089 20705 21403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.30% 38.78% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13369 13029 12820
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £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 422 577 760
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.68 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.90 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +12 1013 £400 - 185
London +13 479 £425 -5.55% 77
South East -5 162 £365 +4.28% 31
City of London -2 126 £425 -5.55% 26
East of England +59 122 £375 -6.25% 19
Scotland +4 94 £350 - 15
North West +13 61 £371 +2.41% 24
South West -49 46 £378 +0.66% 8
Glasgow +15 45 £338 -3.57% 8
Hampshire -8 43 £400 +26.98% 9
Surrey +3 42 £350 -6.66% 9
Essex +24 40 £448 +11.87% 3
Hertfordshire +14 37 £278 -30.62% 11
Yorkshire +7 37 £388 +18.32% 17
West Midlands -6 37 £350 -6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +26 29 £426 +43.27%
East Midlands -7 29 £325 +1.56% 1
West Yorkshire +9 26 £403 +13.38% 9
Lancashire +15 25 £400 - 2
Edinburgh -8 25 £344 +9.12% 5
Milton Keynes +15 23 £425 +42.85%
North East -8 21 £325 -7.14% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 20 £340 -9.33% 3
Birmingham +9 19 £350 - 2
Rickmansworth - 17 £275 -
Manchester -5 15 £375 +17.18% 12
Gloucestershire -8 15 £450 +20.40% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 15 £325 -7.14% 1
Tyne and Wear -17 15 £325 -7.14% 1
Southend-on-Sea +4 14 £460 - 1

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 2039 (98.17%) SQL
2 1860 (89.55%) Oracle
3 788 (37.94%) Oracle Database
4 590 (28.41%) Java
5 560 (26.96%) Finance
6 537 (25.85%) UNIX
7 490 (23.59%) Oracle Database 11g
8 413 (19.88%) XML
9 352 (16.95%) SQL Server
10 335 (16.13%) ETL
11 334 (16.08%) Linux
12 323 (15.55%) Data Warehouse
13 311 (14.97%) Oracle Reports
14 310 (14.93%) .NET
15 308 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
16 273 (13.14%) Oracle Database 10g
17 262 (12.61%) Oracle Forms
18 253 (12.18%) Relational Database
19 251 (12.08%) Data Modelling
19 251 (12.08%) JavaScript
20 248 (11.94%) Shell Script
21 235 (11.31%) Banking
22 233 (11.22%) C#
23 228 (10.98%) HTML
24 221 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
25 214 (10.30%) Spring
26 207 (9.97%) Security Cleared
27 206 (9.92%) Web Services
28 196 (9.44%) Migration
29 190 (9.15%) J2EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (9.05%) WebLogic
2 129 (6.21%) Oracle Workflow
3 73 (3.51%) SAS
4 54 (2.60%) WebSphere
5 48 (2.31%) Apache
6 44 (2.12%) IIS
7 37 (1.78%) Tomcat
8 32 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 26 (1.25%) SharePoint
10 23 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
11 20 (0.96%) Oracle Coherence
11 20 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
12 16 (0.77%) WebLogic Portal
13 13 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 12 (0.58%) Documentum
15 11 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.53%) Oracle Spatial
15 11 (0.53%) Liferay
16 10 (0.48%) Confluence
16 10 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 98 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.12%) MS Office
3 15 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.63%) InfoPath
5 10 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) MS Project
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.14%) FastStats
8 2 (0.096%) GIMP
8 2 (0.096%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.048%) SPSS
9 1 (0.048%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 171 (8.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 159 (7.66%) Oracle EBS
3 123 (5.92%) Oracle Payables
4 121 (5.83%) Oracle Applications
5 116 (5.58%) Oracle General Ledger
6 107 (5.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 65 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
8 62 (2.99%) Oracle Financials
9 41 (1.97%) Oracle 11i
10 32 (1.54%) Oracle iProcurement
10 32 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 30 (1.44%) Oracle Cash Management
12 28 (1.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
13 27 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
14 23 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
15 18 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
16 17 (0.82%) Oracle HRMS
17 15 (0.72%) ResourceLink
18 13 (0.63%) Oracle Payroll
19 12 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.16%) SaaS
3 20 (0.96%) PaaS
4 16 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
5 11 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.096%) Taleo
7 2 (0.096%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.37%) LDAP
2 24 (1.16%) SAN
3 23 (1.11%) HTTP
4 16 (0.77%) DNS
4 16 (0.77%) Internet
5 15 (0.72%) Firewall
6 14 (0.67%) TCP/IP
7 12 (0.58%) SSH
8 9 (0.43%) FTP
9 8 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
10 6 (0.29%) SSL
11 5 (0.24%) Kerberos
12 4 (0.19%) NAS
12 4 (0.19%) Intranet
13 2 (0.096%) Telnet
14 1 (0.048%) PuTTY
14 1 (0.048%) WinSCP
14 1 (0.048%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.048%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 788 (37.94%) Oracle Database
2 490 (23.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 352 (16.95%) SQL Server
4 323 (15.55%) Data Warehouse
5 311 (14.97%) Oracle Reports
6 273 (13.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 253 (12.18%) Relational Database
8 101 (4.86%) Oracle ODI
8 101 (4.86%) RDBMS
8 101 (4.86%) Oracle BI EE
9 90 (4.33%) MySQL
10 87 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 84 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 74 (3.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 68 (3.27%) Oracle9i Database
14 67 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 61 (2.94%) PowerCenter
16 59 (2.84%) SQLPlus
17 44 (2.12%) Oracle OWB
18 43 (2.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 262 (12.61%) Oracle Forms
2 121 (5.83%) Subversion
3 103 (4.96%) Toad
4 81 (3.90%) Git (software)
5 76 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
6 74 (3.56%) Maven
7 62 (2.99%) Eclipse
8 53 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 51 (2.46%) JIRA
10 50 (2.41%) Ant
11 47 (2.26%) Visual Studio
12 44 (2.12%) JUnit
12 44 (2.12%) Jenkins
13 43 (2.07%) Selenium
14 29 (1.40%) Talend Open Studio
15 28 (1.35%) ERwin
16 22 (1.06%) JDeveloper
16 22 (1.06%) CruiseControl
17 21 (1.01%) ClearQuest
18 20 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 560 (26.96%) Finance
2 235 (11.31%) Banking
3 104 (5.01%) Investment Banking
4 62 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 57 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.12%) General Ledger
6 44 (2.12%) Retail
7 34 (1.64%) Marketing
8 32 (1.54%) Billing
9 28 (1.35%) Front Office
10 27 (1.30%) Games
11 22 (1.06%) Back Office
11 22 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 18 (0.87%) German Language
13 16 (0.77%) Electronics
14 14 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.43%) Legal
16 8 (0.39%) Advertising
17 7 (0.34%) Automotive
18 5 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 1186 (57.10%) Developer
2 364 (17.53%) Oracle Developer
3 226 (10.88%) Analyst
4 209 (10.06%) Java Developer
5 200 (9.63%) Consultant
6 170 (8.18%) DBA
7 148 (7.13%) Oracle DBA
8 143 (6.88%) SQL Developer
9 120 (5.78%) Senior Developer
10 118 (5.68%) Oracle Consultant
11 109 (5.25%) PL/SQL Developer
12 101 (4.86%) .NET Developer
13 71 (3.42%) Architect
14 55 (2.65%) Support Analyst
15 48 (2.31%) C# Developer
15 48 (2.31%) ETL Developer
16 47 (2.26%) Applications Support
17 46 (2.21%) Technical Consultant
18 44 (2.12%) Oracle Analyst
19 43 (2.07%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 413 (19.88%) XML
2 310 (14.93%) .NET
3 228 (10.98%) HTML
4 214 (10.30%) Spring
5 206 (9.92%) Web Services
6 190 (9.15%) J2EE
7 187 (9.00%) CSS
8 143 (6.88%) Hibernate
9 131 (6.31%) ASP.NET
10 115 (5.54%) jQuery
11 87 (4.19%) JSP
12 82 (3.95%) Ajax
13 80 (3.85%) XSLT
14 78 (3.76%) WCF
15 72 (3.47%) .NET Framework
16 69 (3.32%) SOAP
17 67 (3.23%) Struts
18 65 (3.13%) Middleware
19 56 (2.70%) JMS
20 55 (2.65%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 74 (3.56%) Data Integration
2 54 (2.60%) Replication
3 53 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 51 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.07%) Management Information System
6 39 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 24 (1.16%) Fixed Income
7 24 (1.16%) Market Risk
8 23 (1.11%) Derivative
9 22 (1.06%) Clustering
9 22 (1.06%) Data Extraction
10 19 (0.91%) Data Conversion
11 18 (0.87%) Open Source
11 18 (0.87%) GIS
11 18 (0.87%) Statistics
12 17 (0.82%) Online Games
13 16 (0.77%) Visualisation
13 16 (0.77%) Mathematics
14 15 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 537 (25.85%) UNIX
2 334 (16.08%) Linux
3 147 (7.08%) Windows
4 60 (2.89%) Solaris
5 37 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (1.16%) AIX
7 21 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 14 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.53%) HPUX
9 11 (0.53%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.34%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.29%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.14%) MVS
14 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.096%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.096%) SUSE
15 2 (0.096%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (16.13%) ETL
2 308 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
3 251 (12.08%) Data Modelling
4 221 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
5 196 (9.44%) Migration
6 162 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (7.75%) MVC
8 146 (7.03%) Workflow
9 145 (6.98%) OO
10 133 (6.40%) SOA
11 127 (6.11%) Data Migration
12 125 (6.02%) Scrum
13 110 (5.30%) TDD
14 106 (5.10%) Web Development
15 96 (4.62%) Unit Testing
16 89 (4.29%) Data Analysis
17 88 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
18 81 (3.90%) ITIL
19 76 (3.66%) Configuration Management
20 73 (3.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2039 (98.17%) SQL
2 590 (28.41%) Java
3 251 (12.08%) JavaScript
4 248 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 233 (11.22%) C#
6 157 (7.56%) T-SQL
7 108 (5.20%) Perl
8 89 (4.29%) Python
9 64 (3.08%) VBA
10 55 (2.65%) VB.NET
11 54 (2.60%) VB
12 51 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 39 (1.88%) Korn
14 36 (1.73%) C
15 31 (1.49%) C++
16 26 (1.25%) VBScript
17 17 (0.82%) VB6
18 16 (0.77%) COBOL
19 15 (0.72%) PHP
20 10 (0.48%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 207 (9.97%) Security Cleared
2 137 (6.60%) SC Cleared
3 100 (4.81%) Degree
4 33 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 16 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.48%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.29%) OCPJP
9 6 (0.29%) OCP
9 6 (0.29%) ISEB
10 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.19%) HND
10 4 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.096%) HNC
12 1 (0.048%) MCSE
12 1 (0.048%) Siebel Certification
12 1 (0.048%) PMP
12 1 (0.048%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.048%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (4.86%) QA
2 24 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 16 (0.77%) SLA
4 15 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.48%) CDISC
6 7 (0.34%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.29%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.096%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.048%) COREP
10 1 (0.048%) FINREP
10 1 (0.048%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.048%) Basel II
10 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.048%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (5.39%) Oracle RAC
2 94 (4.53%) Oracle RMAN
3 14 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.43%) vCloud
6 8 (0.39%) NFS
7 5 (0.24%) OCFS2
7 5 (0.24%) SRDF
7 5 (0.24%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.19%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.096%) HDFS
10 2 (0.096%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.048%) XenApp
11 1 (0.048%) NDS
11 1 (0.048%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.048%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 96 (4.62%) Data Guard
2 67 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 25 (1.20%) Control-M
4 16 (0.77%) Puppet
5 12 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.48%) Tivoli
7 9 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
10 4 (0.19%) Legato
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.096%) OpenSSO
11 2 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
12 1 (0.048%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.048%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.048%) OVSD
12 1 (0.048%) CA Endevor
12 1 (0.048%) MOM
Vendors
1 1860 (89.55%) Oracle
2 170 (8.18%) Informatica
3 161 (7.75%) Microsoft
4 117 (5.63%) Business Objects
5 76 (3.66%) SAP
6 68 (3.27%) IBM
7 63 (3.03%) JBoss
8 53 (2.55%) Cognos
9 44 (2.12%) Sybase
10 40 (1.93%) Hyperion
11 35 (1.69%) Red Hat
12 32 (1.54%) Teradata
13 29 (1.40%) HP
13 29 (1.40%) Talend
14 26 (1.25%) Sun
15 25 (1.20%) VMware
16 23 (1.11%) Netezza
17 22 (1.06%) Dell
18 18 (0.87%) EMC
18 18 (0.87%) Ab Initio
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £265 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £25K - £7K plus call allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Rate: £400 - £405 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £385 - £425 Per Day Ltd Co basis
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: neg.
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £32000.00 - £34614.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Netforte Consulting Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago