The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 76 67
Rank change year-on-year +29 -9  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 35 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.91% 1.62% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.42% 5.37% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 12
Median daily rate £375 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.39 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 472 410 410
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 39.24% 30.24% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 221 235
Median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £459
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% -12.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PL/SQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Edinburgh

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (74.07%) Oracle
3 19 (35.19%) .NET
3 19 (35.19%) Java
4 18 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 17 (31.48%) C#
6 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 15 (27.78%) CSS
7 14 (25.93%) Finance
8 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (18.52%) Degree
11 9 (16.67%) Scrum
11 9 (16.67%) HTML
11 9 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
12 7 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (12.96%) ETL
12 7 (12.96%) WinForms
13 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
13 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
13 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
13 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
14 5 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
14 5 (9.26%) React
14 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (9.26%) Fintech

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Sonata
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.56%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) Spatial Data
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Subversion
4 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.56%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Hudson
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) German Language
2 4 (7.41%) Italian Language
3 3 (5.56%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (24.07%) PL/SQL Developer
3 13 (24.07%) SQL Developer
4 7 (12.96%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.26%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.26%) VB Developer
5 5 (9.26%) VB6 Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Database Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.19%) .NET
2 15 (27.78%) CSS
3 9 (16.67%) HTML
4 7 (12.96%) WinForms
5 6 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) Ajax
6 5 (9.26%) COM+
6 5 (9.26%) React
7 3 (5.56%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.56%) jQuery
7 3 (5.56%) Vue.js
7 3 (5.56%) XML
8 2 (3.70%) J2EE
8 2 (3.70%) JDBC
8 2 (3.70%) JSP
8 2 (3.70%) MSMQ
8 2 (3.70%) Spring
8 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 6 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 5 (9.26%) Fintech
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Unix
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.67%) Scrum
3 7 (12.96%) ETL
4 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
4 5 (9.26%) Fund Management
4 5 (9.26%) Web Development
5 4 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 4 (7.41%) MVC
5 4 (7.41%) OO
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.56%) ETL Development
6 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.56%) SDLC
6 3 (5.56%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.70%) Kanban
7 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (35.19%) Java
3 17 (31.48%) C#
4 15 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.26%) VB
5 5 (9.26%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.26%) VB6
6 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.70%) Python
8 1 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.85%) Korn
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) HND
4 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 40 (74.07%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.56%) FNZ
4 2 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.85%) Perforce
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.85%) Telerik
5 1 (1.85%) Twitter
5 1 (1.85%) VMware