Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 96 124
Rank change year-on-year -24 +28 -49
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 86 92 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.62% 1.91% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 4.78% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 60
Scotland median daily rate £428 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% +6.43% -
10th Percentile £327 £263 £288
90th Percentile £575 £426 £426
UK median daily rate £439 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.24% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.25% -8.13% +14.29%

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 2,165 1,923 1,825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.66% 40.00% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,232 1,141 1,090
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 33
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -12.50% +14.94%
10th Percentile £10.75 £15.68 £19.60
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £45.65
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Glasgow +21 51 £538 +43.33% 8
Edinburgh -44 32 £400 +7.38% 10
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 3
Dundee - 1 - -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 86 (100.00%) SQL
2 70 (81.40%) Oracle
3 44 (51.16%) Oracle Database
4 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (47.67%) Oracle Forms
6 40 (46.51%) Java
6 40 (46.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 36 (41.86%) REST
7 36 (41.86%) NoSQL
7 36 (41.86%) Web Services
8 35 (40.70%) SOAP
9 32 (37.21%) MongoDB
10 30 (34.88%) Microservices
11 28 (32.56%) Software Delivery
11 28 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (30.23%) Enterprise Architecture
13 25 (29.07%) Waterfall
14 20 (23.26%) C#
15 15 (17.44%) Finance
15 15 (17.44%) Degree
16 12 (13.95%) Collaborative Working
17 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
17 11 (12.79%) .NET
17 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
18 10 (11.63%) Decision-Making
18 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
19 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
20 8 (9.30%) ETL
20 8 (9.30%) HTML

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 4 (4.65%) Apache Pig
1 4 (4.65%) JBoss
1 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.16%) Liferay
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) FTP
2 3 (3.49%) HTTP
2 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.16%) Oracle Database
2 40 (46.51%) Oracle Database 12c
3 36 (41.86%) NoSQL
4 32 (37.21%) MongoDB
5 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
6 9 (10.47%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.81%) Apache Hive
8 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (4.65%) Big Data
9 4 (4.65%) HBase
10 3 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.33%) TKPROF
12 1 (1.16%) Impala
12 1 (1.16%) Parquet
12 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.16%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 41 (47.67%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.98%) Maven
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (3.49%) Artifactory
5 3 (3.49%) CppUnit
5 3 (3.49%) JUnit
6 2 (2.33%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.16%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (1.16%) webpack
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Legal
4 2 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (48.84%) Developer
2 32 (37.21%) Architect
3 22 (25.58%) Oracle Developer
4 20 (23.26%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (12.79%) SQL Developer
6 10 (11.63%) PL/SQL Developer
7 9 (10.47%) Digital Architect
7 9 (10.47%) Senior Architect
7 9 (10.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 8 (9.30%) Service Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Big Data Developer
11 3 (3.49%) C# Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.49%) SQL Analyst
12 2 (2.33%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.86%) REST
1 36 (41.86%) Web Services
2 35 (40.70%) SOAP
3 11 (12.79%) .NET
4 8 (9.30%) HTML
4 8 (9.30%) XML
5 7 (8.14%) AngularJS
6 6 (6.98%) CSS
6 6 (6.98%) Spring
6 6 (6.98%) WinForms
7 5 (5.81%) HTML5
8 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.65%) J2EE
8 4 (4.65%) JDBC
8 4 (4.65%) JMS
8 4 (4.65%) JNDI
8 4 (4.65%) JSON
8 4 (4.65%) RESTful
8 4 (4.65%) Spring Batch
9 3 (3.49%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) IVR
3 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.88%) Microservices
3 28 (32.56%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (32.56%) Software Delivery
4 26 (30.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 25 (29.07%) Waterfall
6 12 (13.95%) Collaborative Working
7 11 (12.79%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (11.63%) Decision-Making
9 8 (9.30%) ETL
9 8 (9.30%) SDLC
10 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.98%) Analytics
11 6 (6.98%) Scrum
12 5 (5.81%) Change Control
12 5 (5.81%) CRM
12 5 (5.81%) Document Management
13 4 (4.65%) Open Source
13 4 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) SQL
2 40 (46.51%) Java
3 20 (23.26%) C#
4 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.79%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.98%) Perl
5 6 (6.98%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.81%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) VBA
8 2 (2.33%) VB
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.16%) ES6
9 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.16%) VB6
9 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) EMIR
2 1 (1.16%) GDPR
2 1 (1.16%) PMO
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Docker
1 4 (4.65%) HDFS
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 70 (81.40%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.16%) Alterian
4 1 (1.16%) HP
4 1 (1.16%) Informatica
4 1 (1.16%) Tableau
4 1 (1.16%) Teradata