Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 86 136
Rank change year-on-year -33 +50 -73
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 95 91 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.72% 2.11% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 4.96% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 46
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £319 £263 £273
90th Percentile £570 £438 £438
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +11.11%

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 2,272 1,836 1,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 41.11% 42.53% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,359 1,091 1,074
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £280 £280 £263
90th Percentile £538 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £36.25 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.41% -8.23% +21.82%
10th Percentile £11.35 £14.56 £14.67
90th Percentile £43.00 £195.00 £46.45
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +19 53 £531 +25.00% 10
Edinburgh -51 40 £375 - 10
Aberdeen +10 1 - -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 95 (100.00%) SQL
2 78 (82.11%) Oracle
3 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (45.26%) Oracle Database
5 42 (44.21%) Java
6 41 (43.16%) Oracle Forms
7 38 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 34 (35.79%) NoSQL
8 34 (35.79%) REST
8 34 (35.79%) Web Services
9 30 (31.58%) SOAP
9 30 (31.58%) MongoDB
10 28 (29.47%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (27.37%) Enterprise Architecture
12 25 (26.32%) Waterfall
12 25 (26.32%) Microservices
12 25 (26.32%) Software Delivery
13 17 (17.89%) Finance
13 17 (17.89%) Data Analysis
14 15 (15.79%) Degree
15 14 (14.74%) ETL
16 12 (12.63%) Migration
17 11 (11.58%) Technical Architecture
17 11 (11.58%) C#
17 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
17 11 (11.58%) Collaborative Working
17 11 (11.58%) Decision-Making
18 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
18 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse

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 (6.32%) Apache Pig
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.16%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.16%) SAS
4 1 (1.05%) Confluence
4 1 (1.05%) IIS
4 1 (1.05%) JBoss
4 1 (1.05%) Liferay
4 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.05%) Office 365
1 1 (1.05%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.21%) FTP
2 1 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (45.26%) Oracle Database
2 38 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 34 (35.79%) NoSQL
4 30 (31.58%) MongoDB
5 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (9.47%) Relational Database
6 7 (7.37%) Apache Hive
6 7 (7.37%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.32%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.26%) Big Data
8 5 (5.26%) Pentaho
9 4 (4.21%) HBase
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.11%) QlikView
10 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (2.11%) TKPROF
11 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (43.16%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.32%) JIRA
3 6 (6.32%) Maven
3 6 (6.32%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.11%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.05%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.05%) webpack
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Banking
3 4 (4.21%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
5 1 (1.05%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (51.58%) Developer
2 29 (30.53%) Architect
3 26 (27.37%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (18.95%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (16.84%) SQL Developer
6 15 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
7 11 (11.58%) Analyst
8 9 (9.47%) Digital Architect
8 9 (9.47%) Senior Architect
8 9 (9.47%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 8 (8.42%) Service Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Data Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) ETL Developer
10 6 (6.32%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) .NET Developer
12 4 (4.21%) DBA
12 4 (4.21%) SQL Data Analyst
13 3 (3.16%) Big Data Developer
13 3 (3.16%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.16%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.79%) REST
1 34 (35.79%) Web Services
2 30 (31.58%) SOAP
3 7 (7.37%) .NET
3 7 (7.37%) HTML
4 6 (6.32%) Spring
4 6 (6.32%) WinForms
5 5 (5.26%) CSS
6 4 (4.21%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.21%) J2EE
6 4 (4.21%) JDBC
6 4 (4.21%) JMS
6 4 (4.21%) JNDI
6 4 (4.21%) Spring Batch
6 4 (4.21%) XML
7 3 (3.16%) HTML5
8 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.11%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) IVR
2 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.05%) Fintech
4 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.05%) NHS
4 1 (1.05%) User Experience
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.47%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (27.37%) Enterprise Architecture
4 25 (26.32%) Microservices
4 25 (26.32%) Software Delivery
4 25 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 17 (17.89%) Data Analysis
6 14 (14.74%) ETL
7 12 (12.63%) Migration
8 11 (11.58%) Collaborative Working
8 11 (11.58%) Data Migration
8 11 (11.58%) Decision-Making
8 11 (11.58%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (9.47%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (8.42%) Analytics
10 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (7.37%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.32%) Data Integration
13 5 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 95 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (44.21%) Java
3 11 (11.58%) C#
4 8 (8.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.37%) Shell Script
5 7 (7.37%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.21%) Python
7 3 (3.16%) Perl
7 3 (3.16%) Scala
7 3 (3.16%) VBA
8 2 (2.11%) R
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) ES6
9 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.05%) VB
9 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.11%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.32%) QA
3 3 (3.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.05%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) HDFS
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
3 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) Oracle Flashback
2 2 (2.11%) Ambari
2 2 (2.11%) Ansible
2 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 78 (82.11%) Oracle
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.11%) VMware
4 1 (1.05%) Alterian
4 1 (1.05%) Google
4 1 (1.05%) HP
4 1 (1.05%) Informatica
4 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.05%) Tableau
4 1 (1.05%) Telerik
4 1 (1.05%) Teradata
4 1 (1.05%) Xamarin