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 25 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 164 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -22
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 856 1065 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.82% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 4.79% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 661 650
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £385 £360
% change year-on-year
-5.19% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.45 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.48% +3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.78 £25.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%

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
21729 22246 20869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.05% 38.07% 37.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14909 14891 13256
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 496 412
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.02 £50.00 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -30 790 £400 - 128
London -8 328 £450 +6.76% 43
South East -19 134 £364 -9.06% 20
West Midlands -6 71 £388 +3.33% 7
North West -9 64 £350 -28.93% 14
South West -8 56 £380 +1.33% 18
Hampshire +18 51 £335 -14.37% 8
City of London 0 50 £450 +7.78% 10
North East -4 41 £325 -22.75% 1
Scotland -35 40 £340 -2.85% 8
Tyne and Wear -9 39 £325 -21.96% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 37 £280 -32.77% 1
East of England +16 36 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire +5 28 £380 -6.74% 5
Yorkshire -58 28 £348 +6.10% 8
East Midlands -13 27 £425 +17.24% 12
Edinburgh -14 26 £340 -11.68% 6
Berkshire +18 23 £420 +5.00% 2
Cheshire +15 23 £325 -23.52% 2
Birmingham -8 23 £430 +27.40%
Shropshire -8 22 £363 -
Manchester 0 20 £368 -21.60% 10
Telford -13 18 £363 -
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £375 +21.45% 1
Milton Keynes +14 15 £375 +25.00% 1
Surrey -34 15 £450 +12.50% 5
Reading +23 14 £433 +8.12% 1
Cambridgeshire +26 13 £340 -2.85% 1
Hertfordshire +18 13 £400 +5.26%
Nottinghamshire -12 12 £325 -7.14% 5

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1687 (97.97%) SQL
2 1499 (87.05%) Oracle
3 646 (37.51%) Oracle Database
4 498 (28.92%) Java
5 473 (27.47%) Finance
6 402 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
7 389 (22.59%) Unix
8 350 (20.33%) XML
9 329 (19.11%) Oracle Database 11g
10 285 (16.55%) ETL
11 260 (15.10%) Migration
12 256 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
13 251 (14.58%) SQL Server
14 244 (14.17%) Shell Script
15 240 (13.94%) Linux
16 235 (13.65%) HTML
17 225 (13.07%) Security Cleared
18 220 (12.78%) Oracle Reports
19 219 (12.72%) JavaScript
20 215 (12.49%) Web Services
21 208 (12.08%) Oracle EBS
22 194 (11.27%) Spring
23 190 (11.03%) Oracle Forms
24 189 (10.98%) Data Modelling
25 184 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
26 182 (10.57%) Oracle Database 10g
27 171 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
28 170 (9.87%) CSS
29 166 (9.64%) Relational Database
30 163 (9.47%) .NET

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
1 135 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 83 (4.82%) Oracle Workflow
3 58 (3.37%) JBoss
4 50 (2.90%) Confluence
5 44 (2.56%) SAS
6 43 (2.50%) Tomcat
7 35 (2.03%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.97%) Apache
9 33 (1.92%) IIS
10 27 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
11 23 (1.34%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.99%) Apache Pig
13 14 (0.81%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.81%) Oracle Application Server
13 14 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 10 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.46%) ArcGIS
16 8 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
16 8 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 83 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 51 (2.96%) MS Office
3 19 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.58%) SPSS
6 9 (0.52%) Stata
7 4 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) MS Project
9 1 (0.058%) GIMP
9 1 (0.058%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 208 (12.08%) Oracle EBS
2 140 (8.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 91 (5.28%) Oracle Payables
4 87 (5.05%) Oracle Applications
5 60 (3.48%) Oracle Receivables
6 55 (3.19%) Oracle General Ledger
7 32 (1.86%) Oracle Financials
8 25 (1.45%) Oracle Assets
9 20 (1.16%) Oracle Payroll
10 17 (0.99%) Oracle 11i
10 17 (0.99%) Oracle BPM
10 17 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
10 17 (0.99%) Oracle iProcurement
11 12 (0.70%) Oracle HRMS
11 12 (0.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 11 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.58%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 9 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 8 (0.46%) Beauchamp
16 7 (0.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.23%) SaaS
4 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.12%) Force.com
4 2 (0.12%) Taleo
5 1 (0.058%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.058%) GitHub
5 1 (0.058%) IaaS
5 1 (0.058%) Office 365
5 1 (0.058%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.74%) Firewall
2 23 (1.34%) Internet
3 19 (1.10%) DNS
4 18 (1.05%) LDAP
4 18 (1.05%) SAN
5 15 (0.87%) SSH
6 14 (0.81%) HTTP
7 9 (0.52%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.46%) OpenLDAP
9 6 (0.35%) AMQP
9 6 (0.35%) Network Security
9 6 (0.35%) SSL
10 5 (0.29%) FTP
11 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.17%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.17%) Wireshark
13 2 (0.12%) Intranet
13 2 (0.12%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.12%) SMS
14 1 (0.058%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 646 (37.51%) Oracle Database
2 329 (19.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 251 (14.58%) SQL Server
4 220 (12.78%) Oracle Reports
5 182 (10.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 171 (9.93%) Data Warehouse
7 166 (9.64%) Relational Database
8 132 (7.67%) Oracle Database 12c
9 129 (7.49%) BusinessObjects
10 96 (5.57%) RDBMS
11 89 (5.17%) Hadoop
11 89 (5.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 74 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 60 (3.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 57 (3.31%) MySQL
15 52 (3.02%) Big Data
16 46 (2.67%) MongoDB
16 46 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
17 44 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
18 43 (2.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 190 (11.03%) Oracle Forms
2 161 (9.35%) JIRA
3 133 (7.72%) Subversion
4 115 (6.68%) Jenkins
5 90 (5.23%) Maven
6 89 (5.17%) Git (software)
7 88 (5.11%) Oracle APEX
8 74 (4.30%) JUnit
9 64 (3.72%) Visual Studio
10 56 (3.25%) Toad
11 55 (3.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 50 (2.90%) Eclipse
13 41 (2.38%) Selenium
14 39 (2.26%) Ant
15 33 (1.92%) ClearQuest
16 30 (1.74%) Hudson
17 27 (1.57%) ERwin
18 24 (1.39%) ClearCase
18 24 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
19 23 (1.34%) SoapUI
General
1 473 (27.47%) Finance
2 159 (9.23%) Banking
3 44 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 39 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 37 (2.15%) Retail
6 36 (2.09%) Marketing
7 34 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.68%) General Ledger
9 18 (1.05%) Front Office
10 13 (0.75%) Back Office
11 12 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.64%) Automotive
12 11 (0.64%) Law
13 9 (0.52%) Electronics
14 8 (0.46%) Games
14 8 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.41%) Publishing
16 6 (0.35%) International Banking
17 4 (0.23%) Billing
17 4 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 963 (55.92%) Developer
2 446 (25.90%) Oracle Developer
3 274 (15.91%) SQL Developer
4 253 (14.69%) Analyst
5 223 (12.95%) PL/SQL Developer
6 200 (11.61%) Java Developer
7 164 (9.52%) Consultant
8 112 (6.50%) Oracle Consultant
9 100 (5.81%) DBA
10 98 (5.69%) Senior Developer
11 88 (5.11%) Oracle DBA
12 72 (4.18%) Architect
13 62 (3.60%) E-Business Developer
14 59 (3.43%) Oracle Forms Developer
15 57 (3.31%) ETL Developer
16 56 (3.25%) Applications Support
16 56 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
17 53 (3.08%) Data Analyst
18 51 (2.96%) Test Analyst
19 49 (2.85%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (20.33%) XML
2 235 (13.65%) HTML
3 215 (12.49%) Web Services
4 194 (11.27%) Spring
5 170 (9.87%) CSS
6 163 (9.47%) .NET
7 139 (8.07%) J2EE
8 110 (6.39%) jQuery
9 98 (5.69%) SOAP
10 80 (4.65%) Hibernate
11 71 (4.12%) Java EE
12 63 (3.66%) HTML5
12 63 (3.66%) JSP
13 57 (3.31%) XSLT
14 52 (3.02%) JMS
15 51 (2.96%) ASP.NET
16 50 (2.90%) WCF
17 48 (2.79%) JSON
18 47 (2.73%) JDBC
19 43 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (2.96%) Management Information System
3 28 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.45%) Wiki
5 24 (1.39%) Clustering
5 24 (1.39%) Replication
6 23 (1.34%) User Experience
7 21 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 21 (1.22%) Derivative
8 19 (1.10%) Data Integration
9 17 (0.99%) Algorithms
10 16 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (0.93%) Fixed Income
11 15 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
11 15 (0.87%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.75%) Data Extraction
13 13 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
14 12 (0.70%) Data Conversion
14 12 (0.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 389 (22.59%) Unix
2 240 (13.94%) Linux
3 138 (8.01%) Windows
4 63 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (2.85%) Solaris
6 20 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.10%) AIX
8 14 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.70%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.29%) HPUX
12 5 (0.29%) VME
13 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.12%) SUSE
14 1 (0.058%) CentOS
14 1 (0.058%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.058%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.058%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (23.34%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (16.55%) ETL
3 260 (15.10%) Migration
4 256 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
5 189 (10.98%) Data Modelling
6 184 (10.69%) Performance Tuning
7 160 (9.29%) Scrum
8 150 (8.71%) Data Migration
9 131 (7.61%) TDD
10 108 (6.27%) SDLC
11 100 (5.81%) Waterfall
11 100 (5.81%) Workflow
12 97 (5.63%) Unit Testing
13 92 (5.34%) Continuous Integration
14 90 (5.23%) ITIL
15 76 (4.41%) Configuration Management
15 76 (4.41%) OO
15 76 (4.41%) SOA
16 68 (3.95%) CRM
16 68 (3.95%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1687 (97.97%) SQL
2 498 (28.92%) Java
3 244 (14.17%) Shell Script
4 219 (12.72%) JavaScript
5 156 (9.06%) C#
6 151 (8.77%) T-SQL
7 87 (5.05%) VB
8 84 (4.88%) Perl
9 80 (4.65%) Python
10 76 (4.41%) C++
11 52 (3.02%) C
12 44 (2.56%) VB6
13 42 (2.44%) PHP
14 37 (2.15%) VBA
15 35 (2.03%) Ruby
16 33 (1.92%) Scala
17 29 (1.68%) Korn
18 28 (1.63%) Bash Shell
19 15 (0.87%) PowerShell
20 13 (0.75%) AWK
Qualifications
1 225 (13.07%) Security Cleared
2 159 (9.23%) SC Cleared
3 83 (4.82%) Degree
4 42 (2.44%) DV Cleared
5 33 (1.92%) Oracle Certification
6 23 (1.34%) ISEB
7 17 (0.99%) OCP
8 15 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.70%) OCPJP
10 9 (0.52%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.52%) Sun Certification
11 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (0.29%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.29%) HND
12 5 (0.29%) SAS Certification
12 5 (0.29%) Siebel Certification
13 4 (0.23%) HNC
14 3 (0.17%) CISSP
14 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.17%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (2.90%) QA
2 41 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.80%) SLA
4 15 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.23%) FATCA
7 3 (0.17%) ISO20022
7 3 (0.17%) SEPA
8 2 (0.12%) GxP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO15022
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.058%) Basel III
9 1 (0.058%) Solvency II
System Software
1 61 (3.54%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (0.93%) Docker
4 11 (0.64%) iptables
5 10 (0.58%) Postfix
5 10 (0.58%) Sendmail
5 10 (0.58%) vSphere
6 8 (0.46%) HDFS
6 8 (0.46%) NFS
6 8 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 7 (0.41%) GeoWebCache
8 4 (0.23%) Oracle Clusterware
8 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.058%) Cygwin
11 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 55 (3.19%) Data Guard
3 39 (2.26%) Puppet
4 34 (1.97%) Control-M
5 24 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (1.05%) Graphite
7 15 (0.87%) Grafana
8 13 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 11 (0.64%) OSSEC
10 10 (0.58%) Cobbler
10 10 (0.58%) Nagios
10 10 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.58%) Oracle Flashback
11 7 (0.41%) BladeLogic
12 3 (0.17%) Amdocs OSS
12 3 (0.17%) Ansible
12 3 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
12 3 (0.17%) yum
13 2 (0.12%) Kibana
13 2 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1499 (87.05%) Oracle
2 143 (8.30%) Informatica
3 114 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 85 (4.94%) Red Hat
5 75 (4.36%) SAP
6 56 (3.25%) IBM
7 53 (3.08%) HP
8 34 (1.97%) Teradata
9 24 (1.39%) Talend
9 24 (1.39%) VMware
10 23 (1.34%) Cognos
11 19 (1.10%) Remedy
12 18 (1.05%) BMC
13 17 (0.99%) IFS
13 17 (0.99%) Siebel
13 17 (0.99%) Sybase
13 17 (0.99%) Tableau
14 16 (0.93%) Atlassian
14 16 (0.93%) Citrix
15 15 (0.87%) BEA
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon
Talent Point
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day + 12 months +
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon
Talent Point
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day + 12 months +
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum based on experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Axiom Software Solutions
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £25,700 to £55,750 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago