The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 13 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 2.56% 17.02% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 36.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +4.48%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 23 22 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 58.97% 46.81% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 20
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in West Lothian

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PL/SQL in West Lothian.

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in West Lothian

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston -8 1 - -
PL/SQL
Scotland

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Data Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (77.78%) CRM
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (66.67%) Change Control
4 6 (66.67%) Middleware
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (55.56%) Billing
6 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (44.44%) Replication
6 4 (44.44%) SOA
6 4 (44.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (44.44%) SDLC
7 3 (33.33%) Scrum
8 2 (22.22%) User Stories
8 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
9 1 (11.11%) RESTful
9 1 (11.11%) Twitter
9 1 (11.11%) Spring
9 1 (11.11%) Java EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian 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 (44.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (77.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Database Designer
1 7 (77.78%) Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) RESTful
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (44.44%) Replication
3 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Data Modelling
3 7 (77.78%) CRM
3 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (66.67%) Change Control
5 4 (44.44%) Data Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) SOA
6 3 (33.33%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) User Stories
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter