Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 107 93
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 -4
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 83 83 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.59% 1.66% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 4.40% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 67
Scotland median daily rate £425 £368 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% +9.70% -4.29%
10th Percentile £319 £278 £288
90th Percentile £575 £438 £422
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% +2.56%

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 2,163 1,885 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.37% 37.81% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,237 1,137 1,031
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £306 £278 £263
90th Percentile £550 £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 27 33
Scotland median hourly rate £42.50 £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.38% -47.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £16.00 £15.08 £14.85
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.23
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.98% +4.60%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +5 40 £538 +43.33% 9
Edinburgh -30 39 £393 +6.08% 5
West Lothian - 2 £375 - 5
Dundee - 1 - -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 83 (100.00%) SQL
2 71 (85.54%) Oracle
3 42 (50.60%) Oracle Database
4 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (48.19%) Oracle Forms
6 38 (45.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 37 (44.58%) Java
8 31 (37.35%) SOAP
8 31 (37.35%) NoSQL
8 31 (37.35%) REST
8 31 (37.35%) Microservices
9 29 (34.94%) MongoDB
9 29 (34.94%) Web Services
10 26 (31.33%) Software Delivery
11 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (27.71%) Enterprise Architecture
13 22 (26.51%) C#
13 22 (26.51%) Waterfall
14 15 (18.07%) Degree
14 15 (18.07%) Technical Leadership
15 14 (16.87%) Finance
16 13 (15.66%) .NET
17 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
17 11 (13.25%) Collaborative Working
18 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
18 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
18 10 (12.05%) ETL
19 9 (10.84%) XML
19 9 (10.84%) Oracle Reports
19 9 (10.84%) 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 4 (4.82%) Apache
1 4 (4.82%) JBoss
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.41%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (50.60%) Oracle Database
2 38 (45.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 31 (37.35%) NoSQL
4 29 (34.94%) MongoDB
5 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
6 9 (10.84%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
8 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
9 6 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (4.82%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (4.82%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (3.61%) Big Data
12 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (3.61%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (2.41%) TKPROF
14 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
14 1 (1.20%) Impala
Development Applications
1 40 (48.19%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (6.02%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.82%) Artifactory
3 4 (4.82%) CppUnit
3 4 (4.82%) JUnit
4 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.61%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) ProC
5 2 (2.41%) Hudson
5 2 (2.41%) JDeveloper
5 2 (2.41%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.20%) ER Studio
6 1 (1.20%) ERwin
6 1 (1.20%) Maven
6 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.20%) webpack
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
3 3 (3.61%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (48.19%) Developer
2 28 (33.73%) Architect
3 21 (25.30%) Oracle Developer
4 16 (19.28%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (15.66%) SQL Developer
6 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL Developer
7 9 (10.84%) Digital Architect
8 8 (9.64%) Service Architect
9 7 (8.43%) Senior Architect
9 7 (8.43%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.82%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.82%) Analyst
11 4 (4.82%) SQL Analyst
12 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
12 3 (3.61%) Consultant
12 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.61%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.35%) REST
1 31 (37.35%) SOAP
2 29 (34.94%) Web Services
3 13 (15.66%) .NET
4 9 (10.84%) XML
5 8 (9.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.23%) HTML
6 6 (7.23%) JSON
7 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
7 5 (6.02%) RESTful
7 5 (6.02%) WinForms
8 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (4.82%) HTML5
8 4 (4.82%) Kafka
8 4 (4.82%) WebSockets
9 3 (3.61%) CSS
10 2 (2.41%) .NET Core
10 2 (2.41%) Middleware
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (1.20%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.61%) Fintech
2 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.61%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Licensing
3 2 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.20%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (49.40%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) Microservices
3 26 (31.33%) Software Delivery
4 25 (30.12%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (27.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 22 (26.51%) Waterfall
7 15 (18.07%) Technical Leadership
8 11 (13.25%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (12.05%) ETL
9 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (10.84%) Decision-Making
10 9 (10.84%) Scrum
11 8 (9.64%) Workshop Facilitation
12 7 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.43%) SDLC
13 6 (7.23%) Kanban
14 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
14 5 (6.02%) Migration
14 5 (6.02%) Open Source
14 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (100.00%) SQL
2 37 (44.58%) Java
3 22 (26.51%) C#
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 8 (9.64%) Shell Script
6 7 (8.43%) Perl
7 6 (7.23%) Python
8 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
9 4 (4.82%) C
10 3 (3.61%) VB
11 2 (2.41%) VBA
11 2 (2.41%) VBScript
12 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.20%) ES6
12 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) EMIR
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.23%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 71 (85.54%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Informatica
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Tableau
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Google
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) IBM