Period
to 23 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 6 months to 23 April 2019 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 127 79
Rank change year-on-year +27 -48 +40
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 78 66 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.74% 1.32% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 3.48% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 54
Scotland median daily rate £411 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +12.36% -4.64%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £283
90th Percentile £575 £475 £454
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 £45.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -22.75% -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% -1.82%

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,791 1,895 1,603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.87% 38.02% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,074 1,213 949
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +8.11% -1.33%
10th Percentile £310 £280 £263
90th Percentile £561 £529 £480
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 36
Scotland median hourly rate £40.00 £17.30 £43.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.21% -59.95% +15.19%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.75 £14.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.05 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +5.19%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Scotland

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Scotland

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Scotland

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Scotland

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +11 44 £425 +13.33% 3
Glasgow +3 31 £400 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £420 -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 78 (100.00%) SQL
2 65 (83.33%) Oracle
3 32 (41.03%) Oracle Database
4 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (30.77%) ETL
6 22 (28.21%) Finance
7 20 (25.64%) C#
8 18 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
9 16 (20.51%) Java
9 16 (20.51%) .NET
9 16 (20.51%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (19.23%) Migration
11 14 (17.95%) Unix
11 14 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
12 13 (16.67%) REST
13 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
13 12 (15.38%) Web Services
13 12 (15.38%) XML
13 12 (15.38%) JIRA
14 11 (14.10%) Scrum
14 11 (14.10%) Banking
14 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
14 11 (14.10%) SDLC
15 10 (12.82%) RDBMS
15 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
15 10 (12.82%) SOAP
15 10 (12.82%) JSON
16 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (10.26%) Informatica

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (8.97%) JBoss
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.56%) Confluence
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Actimize
1 6 (7.69%) Oracle AML
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.28%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.13%) GitHub
2 3 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) Broadband
2 1 (1.28%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.03%) Oracle Database
2 18 (23.08%) Oracle Database 12c
3 14 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
6 10 (12.82%) RDBMS
7 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (7.69%) TKPROF
10 4 (5.13%) MongoDB
10 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (5.13%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (3.85%) Big Data
11 3 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
12 1 (1.28%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle Forms
2 12 (15.38%) JIRA
3 6 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.85%) ProC
5 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.56%) Hudson
6 2 (2.56%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (1.28%) CppUnit
7 1 (1.28%) ER Studio
7 1 (1.28%) ERwin
7 1 (1.28%) JUnit
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (62.82%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) SQL Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (20.51%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
5 7 (8.97%) DBA
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
7 5 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.13%) ETL Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Tableau Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) .NET
2 13 (16.67%) REST
3 12 (15.38%) Web Services
3 12 (15.38%) XML
4 10 (12.82%) JSON
4 10 (12.82%) SOAP
5 6 (7.69%) HTML
6 5 (6.41%) WinForms
7 3 (3.85%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.85%) Spring
8 2 (2.56%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.56%) Middleware
8 2 (2.56%) OC4J
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (2.56%) React
9 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.85%) Clustering
1 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 3 (3.85%) Fintech
1 3 (3.85%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Replication
3 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.95%) Unix
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 5 (6.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) AIX
4 2 (2.56%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) ETL
3 15 (19.23%) Migration
4 11 (14.10%) Scrum
4 11 (14.10%) SDLC
5 7 (8.97%) Analytics
5 7 (8.97%) ITIL
5 7 (8.97%) Kanban
5 7 (8.97%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.69%) Change Management
6 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 6 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.41%) Data Integration
7 5 (6.41%) DevOps
7 5 (6.41%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 5 (6.41%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (25.64%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) Java
4 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.97%) Shell Script
5 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.13%) C
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) Clojure
7 1 (1.28%) COBOL
7 1 (1.28%) Pascal
7 1 (1.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) VB
7 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Docker
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 65 (83.33%) Oracle
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.26%) Informatica
4 7 (8.97%) Tableau
5 4 (5.13%) SAP
6 3 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (1.28%) Hitachi
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) IFS
7 1 (1.28%) MuleSoft