The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 102 104 111
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 168 163 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.96% 1.75% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 5.23% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 105 47
Average daily rate £413 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £492 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +65.17%
PL/SQL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2893 3119 2734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.82% 33.55% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1754 1436
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 109 126
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £15.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £45.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -9 50 £420 +29.23% 3
Berkshire -1 35 £450 +38.46% 8
Buckinghamshire +17 21 £295 -20.27% 2
Hampshire -12 21 £375 -8.53% 1
West Sussex - 14 £413 - 3
Oxfordshire +4 13 £450 -7.69% 7
Kent +5 11 £325 -7.14% 5
Middlesex -3 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £313 - 2
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL.

1 371 (98.67%) SQL
2 317 (84.31%) Oracle
3 200 (53.19%) Oracle Database
4 155 (41.22%) Java
5 131 (34.84%) Unix
6 123 (32.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 121 (32.18%) XML
8 116 (30.85%) Shell Script
9 107 (28.46%) Security Cleared
9 107 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
10 106 (28.19%) SC Cleared
11 89 (23.67%) JavaScript
12 87 (23.14%) Oracle Database 10g
12 87 (23.14%) Finance
13 81 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
14 80 (21.28%) HTML
15 79 (21.01%) WebLogic
16 78 (20.74%) Java EE
17 70 (18.62%) Linux
18 65 (17.29%) Web Services
19 62 (16.49%) CSS
20 59 (15.69%) Eclipse
20 59 (15.69%) Waterfall
21 54 (14.36%) Oracle Forms
22 52 (13.83%) SOAP
22 52 (13.83%) Toad
22 52 (13.83%) System Testing
22 52 (13.83%) Oracle APEX
23 51 (13.56%) Oracle Reports
24 50 (13.30%) Data Warehouse

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 79 (21.01%) WebLogic
2 25 (6.65%) JBoss
2 25 (6.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 16 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (2.13%) AquaLogic
5 7 (1.86%) SAS
6 6 (1.60%) Apache
7 5 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) Documentum
8 2 (0.53%) IIS
8 2 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.27%) CMS
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.59%) MS Office
3 14 (3.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (6.12%) Cordys
2 16 (4.26%) Oracle BPM
3 12 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (2.66%) Oracle General Ledger
5 9 (2.39%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (2.39%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (1.60%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (1.06%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle BRM
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.53%) BigMachines
10 2 (0.53%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.53%) Maximo
10 2 (0.53%) SAP PSCD
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
1 4 (1.06%) Wireshark
2 3 (0.80%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.53%) Firewall
3 2 (0.53%) Internet
3 2 (0.53%) SSH
4 1 (0.27%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (53.19%) Oracle Database
2 123 (32.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 87 (23.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 51 (13.56%) Oracle Reports
5 50 (13.30%) Data Warehouse
6 37 (9.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 35 (9.31%) Oracle Database 12c
8 32 (8.51%) Oracle BI EE
9 28 (7.45%) Data Mining
10 23 (6.12%) Relational Database
11 21 (5.59%) SQL Server
12 20 (5.32%) Oracle9i Database
13 12 (3.19%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (2.93%) SAP BI
15 10 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
15 10 (2.66%) Oracle ODI
15 10 (2.66%) Oracle OWB
15 10 (2.66%) SQL Navigator
16 9 (2.39%) BusinessObjects
16 9 (2.39%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 59 (15.69%) Eclipse
2 54 (14.36%) Oracle Forms
3 52 (13.83%) Oracle APEX
3 52 (13.83%) Toad
4 50 (13.30%) Maven
5 44 (11.70%) Ant
6 36 (9.57%) Subversion
7 16 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 16 (4.26%) SoapUI
8 15 (3.99%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.99%) TeamCity
9 14 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (2.93%) JDeveloper
11 10 (2.66%) JIRA
11 10 (2.66%) JUnit
12 8 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
13 7 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (1.33%) CA Gen
14 5 (1.33%) ClearCase
14 5 (1.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 87 (23.14%) Finance
2 23 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.19%) Military
4 8 (2.13%) Banking
5 7 (1.86%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.86%) Marketing
6 6 (1.60%) Billing
6 6 (1.60%) Electronics
7 3 (0.80%) Retail
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 243 (64.63%) Developer
2 112 (29.79%) Oracle Developer
3 75 (19.95%) Java Developer
4 57 (15.16%) SQL Developer
5 52 (13.83%) PL/SQL Developer
6 38 (10.11%) Analyst
6 38 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 31 (8.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 30 (7.98%) Test Analyst
9 26 (6.91%) Consultant
10 24 (6.38%) DBA
11 23 (6.12%) Oracle DBA
12 22 (5.85%) Oracle Forms Developer
12 22 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (5.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 18 (4.79%) SQL Analyst
15 17 (4.52%) Oracle Consultant
15 17 (4.52%) XML Developer
16 16 (4.26%) Architect
17 15 (3.99%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (32.18%) XML
2 80 (21.28%) HTML
3 78 (20.74%) Java EE
4 65 (17.29%) Web Services
5 62 (16.49%) CSS
6 52 (13.83%) SOAP
7 47 (12.50%) JSF
8 40 (10.64%) JMS
9 35 (9.31%) Oracle Fusion
10 34 (9.04%) Middleware
11 33 (8.78%) jQuery
12 32 (8.51%) EJB
12 32 (8.51%) Java SE
12 32 (8.51%) JPA
13 29 (7.71%) JRules
14 28 (7.45%) Spring
15 24 (6.38%) .NET
16 22 (5.85%) Ajax
17 21 (5.59%) Hibernate
18 18 (4.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (2.66%) Replication
3 7 (1.86%) Visualisation
4 5 (1.33%) PKI
5 4 (1.06%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.06%) Smart Meter
6 3 (0.80%) Clustering
6 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.53%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.53%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.53%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.53%) W3C
8 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.27%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.27%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.27%) Life Science
8 1 (0.27%) PMI
8 1 (0.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 131 (34.84%) Unix
2 70 (18.62%) Linux
3 19 (5.05%) AIX
3 19 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
4 16 (4.26%) Solaris
5 15 (3.99%) Windows
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (28.46%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
3 59 (15.69%) Waterfall
4 52 (13.83%) System Testing
5 40 (10.64%) ETL
6 35 (9.31%) UML
7 32 (8.51%) Workflow
8 29 (7.71%) Performance Tuning
8 29 (7.71%) SDLC
9 28 (7.45%) Business Analysis
10 26 (6.91%) Test Scripting
11 25 (6.65%) MVC
12 24 (6.38%) Scrum
12 24 (6.38%) SOA
13 23 (6.12%) Process Management
14 22 (5.85%) CRM
15 21 (5.59%) Migration
16 20 (5.32%) ITIL
16 20 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 371 (98.67%) SQL
2 155 (41.22%) Java
3 116 (30.85%) Shell Script
4 89 (23.67%) JavaScript
5 33 (8.78%) Perl
6 26 (6.91%) C#
7 25 (6.65%) Python
8 23 (6.12%) Jython
8 23 (6.12%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 12 (3.19%) Korn
10 11 (2.93%) C-shell
10 11 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.93%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.39%) C
11 9 (2.39%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.39%) XAML
12 5 (1.33%) PHP
13 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.53%) ABAP
14 2 (0.53%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 107 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 106 (28.19%) SC Cleared
3 11 (2.93%) ISEB
4 8 (2.13%) Sun Certification
5 6 (1.60%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.33%) Degree
7 3 (0.80%) OCA
7 3 (0.80%) OCP
7 3 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.52%) QA
2 11 (2.93%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.53%) SLA
4 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.27%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (3.19%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (1.86%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.60%) Oracle Clusterware
4 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.93%) Data Guard
3 9 (2.39%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (1.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (0.80%) Control-M
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Flashback
6 2 (0.53%) Ansible
6 2 (0.53%) yum
7 1 (0.27%) Foglight
7 1 (0.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 317 (84.31%) Oracle
2 43 (11.44%) Microsoft
3 36 (9.57%) SAP
4 27 (7.18%) Informatica
5 19 (5.05%) Red Hat
6 17 (4.52%) HP
7 13 (3.46%) IBM
8 10 (2.66%) VMware
9 9 (2.39%) Netezza
10 8 (2.13%) Cognizant
10 8 (2.13%) Pega
11 7 (1.86%) BEA
11 7 (1.86%) Talend
12 6 (1.60%) webMethods
13 4 (1.06%) Cognos
13 4 (1.06%) Sybase
14 3 (0.80%) Remedy
14 3 (0.80%) Siebel
15 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
15 2 (0.53%) Adobe
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