The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 53 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 14 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.90% 1.95% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.01% 6.16% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 0
Median daily rate £425 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -5.94%

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
233 292 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.61% 31.70% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 206 151
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 3
Median hourly rate £16.31 £33.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.30% -10.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £55.55 £44.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Reading region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
4 7 (46.67%) Spring
4 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 5 (33.33%) JUnit
6 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
7 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
8 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Scrum
8 3 (20.00%) Replication
8 3 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (20.00%) MCITP
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (20.00%) High Availability

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPEL
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Java Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SOA Developer
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (13.33%) REST
3 2 (13.33%) SAML
3 2 (13.33%) SOAP
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) WSDL
3 2 (13.33%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) XSD
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (20.00%) High Availability
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) BPEL
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) Sun Certification
4 3 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) MCITP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft