The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 135 117 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 36 71 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.05% 1.51% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 3.19% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 89
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.85 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.79%
PL/SQL
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1688 2224 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 49.44% 47.23% 42.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1861 1939
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £44.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -21.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £23.75 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £37.50 £115.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the City of London region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the City of London region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 88 (98.88%) SQL
2 79 (88.76%) Oracle
3 57 (64.04%) Finance
4 42 (47.19%) Oracle Database
5 39 (43.82%) Banking
6 30 (33.71%) Java
7 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (26.97%) Unix
9 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
10 20 (22.47%) Python
11 19 (21.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 19 (21.35%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (20.22%) C#
13 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (19.10%) ETL
13 17 (19.10%) Shell Script
14 16 (17.98%) Scrum
14 16 (17.98%) Linux
14 16 (17.98%) XML
14 16 (17.98%) Spring
14 16 (17.98%) Oracle Database 12c
15 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
15 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
16 12 (13.48%) SDLC
16 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (13.48%) TDD
17 11 (12.36%) Investment Banking
17 11 (12.36%) JIRA
17 11 (12.36%) Investment Management

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (5.62%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (4.49%) Apache
2 4 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.49%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.37%) JBoss
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.25%) WildFly
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.37%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle FAH
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.25%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.12%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.74%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (47.19%) Oracle Database
2 23 (25.84%) SQL Server
3 19 (21.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (19.10%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (17.98%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (6.74%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (5.62%) Big Data
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (4.49%) QlikView
9 4 (4.49%) SQLPlus
10 3 (3.37%) DataStage
10 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.37%) OLTP
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) JIRA
2 8 (8.99%) Subversion
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 7 (7.87%) Maven
4 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (4.49%) ClearCase
6 4 (4.49%) GitLab
6 4 (4.49%) Gradle
6 4 (4.49%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.25%) JUnit
7 2 (2.25%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.25%) Mockito
7 2 (2.25%) Spock
7 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (1.12%) JDeveloper
8 1 (1.12%) Toad
8 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (64.04%) Finance
2 39 (43.82%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.37%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.25%) Front Office
5 2 (2.25%) Law
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.12%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (67.42%) Developer
2 34 (38.20%) Oracle Developer
3 26 (29.21%) PL/SQL Developer
3 26 (29.21%) SQL Developer
4 25 (28.09%) Senior Developer
5 15 (16.85%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 13 (14.61%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
6 13 (14.61%) Senior SQL Developer
7 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
8 11 (12.36%) Analyst
9 8 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Applications Support
11 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Lead Java Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.49%) Applications Support Analyst
12 4 (4.49%) Database Developer
12 4 (4.49%) ETL Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (4.49%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Spring
1 16 (17.98%) XML
2 10 (11.24%) J2EE
3 9 (10.11%) .NET
4 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
4 7 (7.87%) REST
4 7 (7.87%) Web Services
4 7 (7.87%) XSLT
5 6 (6.74%) JDBC
5 6 (6.74%) JMS
5 6 (6.74%) JSON
5 6 (6.74%) SOAP
6 4 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Axis
6 4 (4.49%) Django
6 4 (4.49%) Guice
6 4 (4.49%) HTML
6 4 (4.49%) JPA
6 4 (4.49%) JSF
6 4 (4.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
2 8 (8.99%) Derivative
3 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.37%) Fintech
6 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.25%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.25%) Life Science
6 2 (2.25%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.25%) Wiki
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.12%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.97%) Unix
2 16 (17.98%) Linux
3 6 (6.74%) Solaris
4 5 (5.62%) Windows
5 2 (2.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (21.35%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (19.10%) ETL
4 16 (17.98%) Scrum
5 13 (14.61%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (14.61%) Data Modelling
6 12 (13.48%) SDLC
6 12 (13.48%) TDD
7 11 (12.36%) Investment Management
7 11 (12.36%) OO
8 9 (10.11%) Migration
9 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.74%) Analytics
10 6 (6.74%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.74%) Workflow
11 5 (5.62%) BDD
11 5 (5.62%) Database Optimisation
11 5 (5.62%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.49%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 88 (98.88%) SQL
2 30 (33.71%) Java
3 20 (22.47%) Python
4 18 (20.22%) C#
5 17 (19.10%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.87%) C++
7 6 (6.74%) C
7 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.74%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.74%) VBA
8 5 (5.62%) VB
9 3 (3.37%) Korn
9 3 (3.37%) Perl
9 3 (3.37%) XPath
10 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.25%) VBScript
11 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.12%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) FATCA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Clusterware
3 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Control-M
2 4 (4.49%) BladeLogic
2 4 (4.49%) Data Guard
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 79 (88.76%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Remedy
3 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.49%) Google
3 4 (4.49%) Informatica
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
4 3 (3.37%) Netezza
4 3 (3.37%) Teradata
5 2 (2.25%) BMC
5 2 (2.25%) Citrix
5 2 (2.25%) Cognos
5 2 (2.25%) SAP
5 2 (2.25%) Solace
5 2 (2.25%) Sophis
6 1 (1.12%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.12%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.12%) Splunk
6 1 (1.12%) Tableau
6 1 (1.12%) Talend
6 1 (1.12%) WorldPay