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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
UK / Scotland
Rank 76 88 64
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 31 42 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.78% 1.62% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.02% 5.10% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 40
Median daily rate £388 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £455 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.23 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +4.48%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 771 824 917
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 44.39% 31.83% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 484 538
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 12
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £19.65 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 19 £350 -17.64% 6
Glasgow -1 8 £400 +29.03% 3
West Lothian -8 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £400 -
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 83 (100.00%) SQL
2 68 (81.93%) Oracle
3 38 (45.78%) Java
4 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database
5 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (30.12%) Finance
7 21 (25.30%) Unix
8 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
9 16 (19.28%) RDBMS
10 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (15.66%) ETL
11 13 (15.66%) Data Modelling
12 12 (14.46%) .NET
12 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (13.25%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (12.05%) SAP
14 10 (12.05%) CRM
14 10 (12.05%) Scrum
15 9 (10.84%) Change Control
15 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
15 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
15 9 (10.84%) Middleware
16 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
16 8 (9.64%) C#
16 8 (9.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 8 (9.64%) Oracle APEX
17 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared

PL/SQL
Top Related 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 6 (7.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (6.02%) JBoss
3 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.61%) Oracle Spatial
5 2 (2.41%) CICS
6 1 (1.20%) Confluence
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.20%) MS Office
1 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Sonata
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.35%) Oracle Database
2 18 (21.69%) Relational Database
3 16 (19.28%) RDBMS
4 14 (16.87%) Oracle Database 12c
5 11 (13.25%) BusinessObjects
6 9 (10.84%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (9.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (8.43%) SAP Data Services
8 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
9 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (3.61%) Pentaho
11 2 (2.41%) InterSystems Cache
11 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
11 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
11 2 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (1.20%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (1.20%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.23%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (7.23%) Subversion
3 5 (6.02%) JIRA
4 4 (4.82%) Hudson
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.20%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.20%) Toad
7 1 (1.20%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (30.12%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Billing
4 3 (3.61%) German Language
4 3 (3.61%) Italian Language
5 2 (2.41%) Law
5 2 (2.41%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) French Language
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (60.24%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (19.28%) PL/SQL Developer
3 16 (19.28%) SQL Developer
4 10 (12.05%) Database Designer
4 10 (12.05%) Designer
5 9 (10.84%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Consultant
7 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Software Project Manager
8 4 (4.82%) Software Project Manager
9 3 (3.61%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) SAP BI Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) SAP Data Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) .NET
2 9 (10.84%) Middleware
3 6 (7.23%) CSS
3 6 (7.23%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) Hibernate
4 4 (4.82%) HTML
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (4.82%) WPF
5 3 (3.61%) Java EE
5 3 (3.61%) JSF
5 3 (3.61%) OC4J
6 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.41%) Drools
6 2 (2.41%) jBPM
6 2 (2.41%) JPA
6 2 (2.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.41%) Node.js
6 2 (2.41%) RichFaces
6 2 (2.41%) Sass
6 2 (2.41%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Fintech
2 4 (4.82%) Replication
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.30%) Unix
2 4 (4.82%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) AIX
3 3 (3.61%) Tru64
3 3 (3.61%) Windows
4 2 (2.41%) MVS
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.66%) Data Modelling
2 13 (15.66%) ETL
3 11 (13.25%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (12.05%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (12.05%) CRM
4 10 (12.05%) Scrum
5 9 (10.84%) Change Control
5 9 (10.84%) Data Analysis
6 6 (7.23%) SDLC
6 6 (7.23%) SOA
7 5 (6.02%) Fund Management
8 4 (4.82%) Change Management
8 4 (4.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.82%) Project Management
8 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.82%) Unit Testing
8 4 (4.82%) Wealth Management
9 3 (3.61%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) SQL
2 38 (45.78%) Java
3 8 (9.64%) C#
4 6 (7.23%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.41%) COBOL
6 2 (2.41%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (2.41%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 68 (81.93%) Oracle
2 10 (12.05%) SAP
3 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) Informatica
5 4 (4.82%) FNZ
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) Tableau
6 2 (2.41%) VMware
7 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.20%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.20%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.20%) Perforce
7 1 (1.20%) Talend
7 1 (1.20%) Telerik
7 1 (1.20%) Twitter
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