The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 196 139 92
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -47
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 661 933 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.69% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 4.39% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 517 733
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -16.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £34.70 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £43.65 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -16.31%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20194 21255 21257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.74% 38.56% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13845 14485 14460
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 542 419
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -64 576 £425 +6.25% 98
London -39 223 £450 +5.88% 29
South East -68 81 £425 +1.19% 19
South West +33 80 £400 +7.23% 14
Scotland +34 55 £325 - 13
East Midlands -8 43 £366 +1.03% 5
West Midlands -35 37 £451 +0.11% 3
North West -11 35 £350 -6.66% 13
Edinburgh +37 30 £325 - 8
Wiltshire +23 28 £388 +3.33% 2
City of London -20 28 £444 +14.59% 5
North East -31 27 £313 -10.71%
Hampshire +4 26 £425 +6.25% 4
East of England -21 26 £363 -17.14% 7
Tyne and Wear -36 26 £313 -10.71%
Newcastle upon Tyne -36 25 £313 -10.71%
Nottinghamshire -4 21 £373 +16.40% 5
Yorkshire -13 20 £369 +5.35% 8
Manchester -7 18 £346 -13.43% 10
Northamptonshire -6 17 £375 +13.20%
Nottingham -6 17 £388 +21.09% 5
Swindon +18 16 £400 -8.57% 2
Devon +1 16 £489 +32.09% 2
Gloucestershire 0 16 £413 -13.15% 1
Surrey -22 15 £488 +15.38% 3
Exeter -5 14 £485 +31.08% 1
Berkshire -8 14 £425 - 7
Telford -14 14 £383 -4.18% 1
Shropshire -19 14 £383 -4.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £325 +8.33% 1

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 1410 (98.88%) SQL
2 1238 (86.82%) Oracle
3 498 (34.92%) Oracle Database
4 412 (28.89%) Java
5 410 (28.75%) Finance
6 386 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
7 299 (20.97%) Unix
8 278 (19.50%) XML
9 268 (18.79%) Oracle Database 11g
10 261 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
11 240 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
12 236 (16.55%) ETL
13 216 (15.15%) Shell Script
14 206 (14.45%) SQL Server
15 191 (13.39%) JavaScript
16 183 (12.83%) Linux
17 178 (12.48%) Data Modelling
18 174 (12.20%) Migration
19 165 (11.57%) Oracle Database 10g
20 162 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
21 160 (11.22%) HTML
22 148 (10.38%) Banking
22 148 (10.38%) Spring
23 147 (10.31%) Web Services
24 142 (9.96%) Oracle EBS
25 136 (9.54%) .NET
26 135 (9.47%) Oracle Forms
27 134 (9.40%) Security Cleared
28 129 (9.05%) Oracle Database 12c
29 128 (8.98%) Relational Database

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 116 (8.13%) WebLogic
2 79 (5.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 71 (4.98%) Oracle Workflow
4 41 (2.88%) Confluence
4 41 (2.88%) JBoss
5 33 (2.31%) WebSphere
6 27 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.47%) Apache
7 21 (1.47%) SAS
8 19 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.05%) Oracle Application Server
11 14 (0.98%) IIS
11 14 (0.98%) Oracle Service Bus
11 14 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 13 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
13 7 (0.49%) Tuxedo
14 5 (0.35%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.35%) Liferay
14 5 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.59%) MS Office
3 15 (1.05%) MS Project
4 10 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.21%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.070%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.070%) GIMP
8 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 142 (9.96%) Oracle EBS
2 88 (6.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 81 (5.68%) Oracle Applications
4 47 (3.30%) Oracle Payables
5 32 (2.24%) Oracle Receivables
6 28 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
7 23 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
8 18 (1.26%) Oracle Assets
9 16 (1.12%) Oracle HRMS
10 15 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
11 14 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
12 13 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 11 (0.77%) Oracle 11i
14 10 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 9 (0.63%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
16 6 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
17 5 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (0.28%) Route 53
4 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.14%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.070%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.070%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.070%) Force.com
6 1 (0.070%) GitHub
6 1 (0.070%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.12%) Firewall
2 14 (0.98%) LDAP
3 13 (0.91%) DNS
4 11 (0.77%) HTTP
4 11 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.70%) SSH
6 8 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
7 6 (0.42%) FTP
7 6 (0.42%) Internet
7 6 (0.42%) SSL
8 5 (0.35%) SAN
8 5 (0.35%) VPN
9 4 (0.28%) Intranet
10 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.14%) SMS
11 1 (0.070%) AMQP
11 1 (0.070%) NAS
11 1 (0.070%) Skype
11 1 (0.070%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 498 (34.92%) Oracle Database
2 268 (18.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 240 (16.83%) Data Warehouse
4 206 (14.45%) SQL Server
5 165 (11.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 162 (11.36%) Oracle Reports
7 129 (9.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 128 (8.98%) Relational Database
9 106 (7.43%) BusinessObjects
10 81 (5.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 75 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 66 (4.63%) RDBMS
13 55 (3.86%) Oracle BI EE
14 50 (3.51%) Hadoop
15 46 (3.23%) SQLPlus
16 45 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 39 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
18 38 (2.66%) SAP Data Services
19 36 (2.52%) MySQL
20 33 (2.31%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 135 (9.47%) Oracle Forms
2 113 (7.92%) JIRA
3 84 (5.89%) Oracle APEX
3 84 (5.89%) Subversion
4 74 (5.19%) Jenkins
5 70 (4.91%) Maven
6 69 (4.84%) Git (software)
7 63 (4.42%) JUnit
8 45 (3.16%) Toad
9 41 (2.88%) TeamCity
10 40 (2.81%) Visual Studio
11 27 (1.89%) Selenium
12 26 (1.82%) Ant
12 26 (1.82%) Eclipse
12 26 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
13 25 (1.75%) Mockito
14 24 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
16 19 (1.33%) IntelliJ
17 17 (1.19%) Gradle
General
1 410 (28.75%) Finance
2 148 (10.38%) Banking
3 43 (3.02%) Retail
4 40 (2.81%) Investment Banking
5 37 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 36 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.75%) Back Office
7 25 (1.75%) Marketing
8 21 (1.47%) Front Office
9 19 (1.33%) General Ledger
10 14 (0.98%) Publishing
11 13 (0.91%) Electronics
11 13 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.84%) Law
13 10 (0.70%) Billing
14 8 (0.56%) Legal
15 7 (0.49%) Military
16 6 (0.42%) Advertising
17 4 (0.28%) Automotive
18 2 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 821 (57.57%) Developer
2 373 (26.16%) Oracle Developer
3 237 (16.62%) SQL Developer
4 191 (13.39%) PL/SQL Developer
5 167 (11.71%) Analyst
6 140 (9.82%) Java Developer
7 138 (9.68%) Consultant
8 92 (6.45%) DBA
9 84 (5.89%) Oracle Consultant
10 74 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
11 70 (4.91%) Architect
12 68 (4.77%) Senior Developer
13 55 (3.86%) ETL Developer
14 46 (3.23%) Applications Support
15 40 (2.81%) Informatica Developer
16 39 (2.73%) Oracle Forms Developer
17 37 (2.59%) Data Analyst
18 36 (2.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 36 (2.52%) Support Analyst
19 35 (2.45%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (19.50%) XML
2 160 (11.22%) HTML
3 148 (10.38%) Spring
4 147 (10.31%) Web Services
5 136 (9.54%) .NET
6 124 (8.70%) J2EE
7 117 (8.20%) CSS
8 106 (7.43%) Hibernate
9 95 (6.66%) jQuery
10 83 (5.82%) SOAP
11 67 (4.70%) XSLT
12 62 (4.35%) JSON
13 57 (4.00%) JMS
14 53 (3.72%) HTML5
14 53 (3.72%) Java EE
15 51 (3.58%) Ajax
16 49 (3.44%) REST
17 47 (3.30%) JSF
18 46 (3.23%) XSD
19 41 (2.88%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 110 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (2.66%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.31%) Mainframe
4 29 (2.03%) Management Information System
5 25 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 23 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 22 (1.54%) Data Conversion
7 22 (1.54%) Replication
8 21 (1.47%) User Experience
9 18 (1.26%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 15 (1.05%) Derivative
12 14 (0.98%) Wiki
13 13 (0.91%) Data Extraction
14 12 (0.84%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.70%) Equities
15 10 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.63%) Fintech
16 9 (0.63%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 299 (20.97%) Unix
2 183 (12.83%) Linux
3 75 (5.26%) Windows
4 54 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (2.31%) Solaris
6 18 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
7 15 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (0.91%) AIX
9 12 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.70%) HPUX
10 10 (0.70%) Windows Server
11 9 (0.63%) VME
12 7 (0.49%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.42%) CentOS
13 6 (0.42%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.28%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.28%) SUSE
15 3 (0.21%) MVS
15 3 (0.21%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 261 (18.30%) Business Intelligence
3 236 (16.55%) ETL
4 178 (12.48%) Data Modelling
5 174 (12.20%) Migration
6 127 (8.91%) Scrum
7 125 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
8 103 (7.22%) Waterfall
9 94 (6.59%) Data Migration
10 93 (6.52%) TDD
11 92 (6.45%) Unit Testing
12 90 (6.31%) Workflow
13 89 (6.24%) SOA
14 87 (6.10%) SDLC
15 86 (6.03%) OO
16 75 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (4.91%) Data Analysis
18 68 (4.77%) ITIL
19 60 (4.21%) Configuration Management
20 56 (3.93%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1410 (98.88%) SQL
2 412 (28.89%) Java
3 216 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 191 (13.39%) JavaScript
5 123 (8.63%) C#
6 112 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 65 (4.56%) Perl
8 52 (3.65%) Python
9 39 (2.73%) C
10 35 (2.45%) Korn
11 33 (2.31%) C++
12 30 (2.10%) VB
13 29 (2.03%) VBA
14 22 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.54%) XPath
15 21 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.33%) Scala
17 18 (1.26%) COBOL
18 15 (1.05%) VB.NET
18 15 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 134 (9.40%) Security Cleared
2 91 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 82 (5.75%) Degree
4 22 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 21 (1.47%) ISEB
6 16 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
7 15 (1.05%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.98%) Sun Certification
9 12 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.63%) OCP
11 7 (0.49%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.35%) HND
13 5 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (0.35%) Siebel Certification
14 4 (0.28%) HNC
15 3 (0.21%) CESG Certified Professional
15 3 (0.21%) MCITP
15 3 (0.21%) OCPJP
16 2 (0.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.42%) QA
2 32 (2.24%) Data Quality
3 30 (2.10%) SLA
4 10 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.42%) FATCA
6 5 (0.35%) MiFID
7 4 (0.28%) Basel II
7 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.28%) SDET
8 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.14%) Basel III
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.070%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.070%) EMIR
10 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.070%) SEPA
System Software
1 46 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.77%) NFS
3 8 (0.56%) Docker
3 8 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.42%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.35%) HDFS
5 5 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.28%) LXC
7 3 (0.21%) iptables
7 3 (0.21%) Postfix
7 3 (0.21%) Sendmail
7 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.21%) vSphere
8 2 (0.14%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.14%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 41 (2.88%) Oracle RMAN
2 34 (2.38%) Data Guard
3 24 (1.68%) Control-M
4 13 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
5 10 (0.70%) Oracle Flashback
5 10 (0.70%) Puppet
6 9 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.63%) SCOM
7 8 (0.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 8 (0.56%) Nagios
8 7 (0.49%) Ansible
8 7 (0.49%) OSSEC
9 5 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.28%) Terraform
11 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.21%) Cobbler
11 3 (0.21%) NetBackup
12 2 (0.14%) Graphite
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 1238 (86.82%) Oracle
2 118 (8.27%) Informatica
3 97 (6.80%) Microsoft
4 70 (4.91%) SAP
5 66 (4.63%) Red Hat
6 47 (3.30%) IBM
7 42 (2.95%) Teradata
8 32 (2.24%) BEA
9 31 (2.17%) Cognos
10 28 (1.96%) HP
11 27 (1.89%) Sybase
12 24 (1.68%) Tableau
12 24 (1.68%) webMethods
13 22 (1.54%) Talend
14 21 (1.47%) Pega
15 17 (1.19%) Solace
16 16 (1.12%) Sun
17 15 (1.05%) VMware
18 14 (0.98%) Citrix
18 14 (0.98%) Siebel
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £475 - £500+ per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Telford, Shropshire
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Hertfordshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Rate: £55 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £275 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
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Rate: £150 - £175 per day
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Blackburn
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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