Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 103 82
Rank change year-on-year +5 -21 -37
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 85 83 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.69% 1.92% 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 4.76% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 62 82
Scotland median daily rate £373 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.56% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £288 £282 £269
90th Percentile £431 £425 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 - -
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +3.40%

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 1913 1744 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 37.97% 40.43% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1052 1045
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £259
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 44
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.08 £14.85 £14.39
90th Percentile £195.00 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

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 24 November 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 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 24 November 2017. 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 +6 69 £375 +10.29% 3
Glasgow -14 11 £366 +8.52% 2
Stirling - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 85 (100.00%) SQL
2 64 (75.29%) Oracle
3 31 (36.47%) Oracle Database
4 27 (31.76%) .NET
5 26 (30.59%) C#
6 22 (25.88%) Java
7 18 (21.18%) Finance
7 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
8 14 (16.47%) HTML
9 13 (15.29%) XML
10 12 (14.12%) CSS
11 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
12 10 (11.76%) Windows
12 10 (11.76%) JMS
12 10 (11.76%) ETL
12 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (11.76%) Web Development
13 9 (10.59%) Subversion
13 9 (10.59%) Maven
13 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.59%) JPA
13 9 (10.59%) Open Source
13 9 (10.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 9 (10.59%) SOA
13 9 (10.59%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (10.59%) Web Services
13 9 (10.59%) MVC
14 8 (9.41%) Scrum

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 9 (10.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (9.41%) JBoss
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.35%) assyst
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.18%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) AMQP
1 1 (1.18%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (9.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.71%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.53%) Hadoop
7 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.53%) Spatial Data
8 2 (2.35%) Big Data
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.59%) Maven
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (10.59%) Subversion
3 4 (4.71%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.53%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.35%) NUnit
5 2 (2.35%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (2.35%) Redmine
5 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.18%) JMeter
6 1 (1.18%) Log4j
6 1 (1.18%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.18%) Selenium
6 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.18%) Toad
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
2 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (70.59%) Developer
2 21 (24.71%) Oracle Developer
3 20 (23.53%) SQL Developer
4 19 (22.35%) PL/SQL Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Applications Support
6 11 (12.94%) Analyst
6 11 (12.94%) Consultant
7 10 (11.76%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Applications Support Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Oracle Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Specialist
10 4 (4.71%) Integration Consultant
10 4 (4.71%) Oracle Support Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Support Specialist
11 3 (3.53%) SQL DBA
11 3 (3.53%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.76%) .NET
2 14 (16.47%) HTML
3 13 (15.29%) XML
4 12 (14.12%) CSS
5 10 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 10 (11.76%) JMS
6 9 (10.59%) JPA
6 9 (10.59%) Web Services
7 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET
7 8 (9.41%) Drools
7 8 (9.41%) Java EE
7 8 (9.41%) jBPM
7 8 (9.41%) XSD
8 7 (8.24%) Ajax
9 6 (7.06%) RESTful
9 6 (7.06%) Spring
9 6 (7.06%) WinForms
10 5 (5.88%) Apache Camel
10 5 (5.88%) J2EE
11 4 (4.71%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.53%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) DataPower
5 1 (1.18%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.18%) Fintech
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.76%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (12.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (11.76%) ETL
2 10 (11.76%) Web Development
3 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (10.59%) MVC
3 9 (10.59%) Open Source
3 9 (10.59%) SOA
4 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
4 8 (9.41%) Scrum
4 8 (9.41%) TDD
5 7 (8.24%) BDD
5 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
6 6 (7.06%) DevOps
6 6 (7.06%) Open Source Development
6 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.88%) API Design
7 5 (5.88%) Case Management
7 5 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (30.59%) C#
3 22 (25.88%) Java
4 18 (21.18%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) Python
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.53%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.53%) VB6
8 2 (2.35%) ES6
8 2 (2.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) HND
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Docker
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 64 (75.29%) Oracle
2 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.88%) VMware
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.53%) Google
5 3 (3.53%) Pega
6 2 (2.35%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.18%) IBM
7 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (1.18%) Thunderhead