Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 80 127
Rank change year-on-year -43 +47 -50
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 80 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.51% 2.09% 1.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.81% 4.78% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 52 43
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £324 £289 £307
90th Percentile £511 £474 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £422 £400
% change year-on-year +0.71% +5.50% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% - -
UK median hourly rate £34.25 £43.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -20.35% +10.97% +10.71%

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 2,099 1,695 1,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.64% 43.72% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,308 1,013 1,065
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £260
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 33
Scotland median hourly rate £17.03 £43.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.75% +11.26% +25.81%
10th Percentile £12.74 £14.90 £23.40
90th Percentile £45.41 £57.30 £44.35
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +8.55% +8.57%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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 -27 45 £375 - 5
Glasgow -13 30 £450 +24.14% 14
Aberdeen +12 2 £350 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 80 (100.00%) SQL
2 60 (75.00%) Oracle
3 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.00%) ETL
4 20 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (23.75%) Java
5 19 (23.75%) Data Analysis
6 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database
7 17 (21.25%) Migration
8 16 (20.00%) Finance
9 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database 12c
9 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (15.00%) Data Migration
11 11 (13.75%) Web Services
12 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
12 10 (12.50%) REST
13 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.25%) C#
13 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
14 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.00%) Data Quality
15 7 (8.75%) Analytics
15 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
15 7 (8.75%) Oracle APEX

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 6 (7.50%) Apache Pig
2 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.75%) SAS
4 2 (2.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.25%) Confluence
5 1 (1.25%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) Liferay
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.75%) Endur
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.25%) npm
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) FTP
2 1 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.25%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
5 8 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (8.75%) RDBMS
6 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.50%) Apache Hive
7 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
7 6 (7.50%) MongoDB
8 5 (6.25%) Big Data
8 5 (6.25%) Pentaho
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (5.00%) HBase
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (6.25%) JIRA
3 5 (6.25%) Maven
3 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.25%) Bower
4 1 (1.25%) DBeaver
4 1 (1.25%) Hudson
4 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.25%) PVCS
4 1 (1.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.25%) webpack
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
2 4 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Developer
2 25 (31.25%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (22.50%) SQL Developer
4 17 (21.25%) PL/SQL Developer
5 14 (17.50%) Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) ETL Developer
7 5 (6.25%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) DBA
7 5 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Endur Developer
9 3 (3.75%) OpenLink Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) Web Services
2 10 (12.50%) REST
3 7 (8.75%) .NET
4 6 (7.50%) HTML
4 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 6 (7.50%) Spring
4 6 (7.50%) WinForms
5 5 (6.25%) XML
6 4 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.00%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) J2EE
6 4 (5.00%) JDBC
6 4 (5.00%) JMS
6 4 (5.00%) JNDI
6 4 (5.00%) Spring Batch
7 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.75%) HTML5
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (6.25%) IVR
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.25%) Photography
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.00%) ETL
3 19 (23.75%) Data Analysis
4 17 (21.25%) Migration
5 13 (16.25%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 10 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (11.25%) Data Modelling
9 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.75%) Analytics
10 7 (8.75%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 6 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.50%) Data Integration
11 6 (7.50%) ETL Development
11 6 (7.50%) Innovative Thinking
11 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
12 5 (6.25%) CRM
12 5 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (23.75%) Java
3 9 (11.25%) C#
4 8 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.00%) VBA
8 3 (3.75%) Python
8 3 (3.75%) Scala
9 2 (2.50%) R
10 1 (1.25%) ES6
10 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
1 2 (2.50%) Degree
1 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.50%) QA
3 4 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (1.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) GeoWebCache
2 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (2.50%) Ambari
2 2 (2.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 60 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.75%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.25%) Alterian
4 1 (1.25%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.25%) Telerik
4 1 (1.25%) Teradata
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
4 1 (1.25%) Xamarin