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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 194 132 89
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -43
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 700 1020 1229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.33% 1.77% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 4.62% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 650 752
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £28.34 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%

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
21531 22087 21370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 38.26% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 15025 13861
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 457 524 417
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 £15.50 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
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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 -52 632 £400 -1.23% 126
London -23 267 £450 +7.14% 49
South East -50 114 £375 -6.25% 27
West Midlands -5 70 £363 -12.65% 4
South West 0 48 £375 -6.83% 14
Hampshire 0 44 £390 -2.50% 5
Scotland -30 43 £340 -2.85% 19
North West -22 38 £338 -29.31% 10
City of London -7 36 £450 +5.88% 16
Tyne and Wear -38 32 £353 +0.71%
North East -39 32 £353 +0.71%
Newcastle upon Tyne -40 31 £355 +1.42%
Shropshire -9 29 £340 +17.24% 1
Edinburgh +1 28 £340 -2.85% 10
Telford -9 28 £340 +17.24% 1
East of England -1 24 £438 - 9
East Midlands -24 23 £450 +26.31% 5
Surrey -23 21 £525 +23.52% 5
Gloucestershire 0 20 £380 -13.14% 2
Manchester +5 19 £330 -5.71% 6
Buckinghamshire +20 15 £375 +31.57% 3
Wiltshire +8 14 £369 -22.36% 1
Nottinghamshire -9 14 £375 +7.14% 5
Nottingham -11 14 £375 +7.14% 5
Milton Keynes +7 13 £375 +31.57% 2
Yorkshire -40 13 £335 -4.28% 8
Warwickshire +7 11 £400 -23.07%
Berkshire +5 11 £320 -20.00% 5
Swindon +9 10 £375 -21.05% 1
West Sussex -1 10 £445 -

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1626 (98.13%) SQL
2 1437 (86.72%) Oracle
3 598 (36.09%) Oracle Database
4 484 (29.21%) Finance
5 473 (28.55%) Java
6 408 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
7 346 (20.88%) Unix
8 313 (18.89%) XML
9 311 (18.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 263 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
11 256 (15.45%) Migration
12 249 (15.03%) Shell Script
13 245 (14.79%) ETL
14 241 (14.54%) Linux
15 222 (13.40%) HTML
16 220 (13.28%) SQL Server
17 218 (13.16%) JavaScript
18 215 (12.98%) Oracle Reports
19 213 (12.85%) Oracle EBS
20 205 (12.37%) Security Cleared
21 198 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
22 194 (11.71%) Web Services
23 177 (10.68%) Spring
24 175 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
25 174 (10.50%) Oracle Forms
26 170 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
27 169 (10.20%) Data Modelling
28 166 (10.02%) .NET
29 164 (9.90%) CSS
30 157 (9.47%) Banking

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
1 130 (7.85%) WebLogic
2 84 (5.07%) Oracle Workflow
3 56 (3.38%) JBoss
4 40 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 37 (2.23%) Confluence
5 37 (2.23%) WebSphere
6 34 (2.05%) Apache
7 33 (1.99%) SAS
8 27 (1.63%) IIS
9 24 (1.45%) SharePoint
10 18 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 18 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
12 14 (0.84%) Apache Pig
12 14 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
15 8 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.42%) ArcGIS
16 7 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 73 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 51 (3.08%) MS Office
3 15 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.36%) SPSS
6 5 (0.30%) Stata
7 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.060%) GIMP
9 1 (0.060%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 213 (12.85%) Oracle EBS
2 137 (8.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 95 (5.73%) Oracle Payables
4 86 (5.19%) Oracle Applications
5 58 (3.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 55 (3.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 36 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (1.39%) Oracle Assets
9 19 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
10 16 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
11 15 (0.91%) Oracle 11i
11 15 (0.91%) Oracle HRMS
12 14 (0.84%) Oracle Cash Management
12 14 (0.84%) Oracle iProcurement
12 14 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 12 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
13 12 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 10 (0.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 9 (0.54%) Oracle iRecruitment
16 7 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.24%) SaaS
5 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.12%) Force.com
5 2 (0.12%) Route 53
5 2 (0.12%) Taleo
5 2 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.060%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.060%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.060%) GitHub
6 1 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.060%) Office 365
6 1 (0.060%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.75%) Firewall
2 19 (1.15%) LDAP
3 17 (1.03%) Internet
3 17 (1.03%) SAN
4 16 (0.97%) DNS
5 15 (0.91%) HTTP
6 11 (0.66%) SSH
7 9 (0.54%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.48%) SSL
9 6 (0.36%) FTP
10 5 (0.30%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.18%) Network Security
11 3 (0.18%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.18%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.12%) AMQP
12 2 (0.12%) Intranet
12 2 (0.12%) SMS
12 2 (0.12%) VPN
13 1 (0.060%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (36.09%) Oracle Database
2 311 (18.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 220 (13.28%) SQL Server
4 215 (12.98%) Oracle Reports
5 198 (11.95%) Data Warehouse
6 170 (10.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 154 (9.29%) Relational Database
8 147 (8.87%) Oracle Database 12c
9 118 (7.12%) BusinessObjects
10 91 (5.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 89 (5.37%) RDBMS
12 79 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 69 (4.16%) Hadoop
14 62 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 58 (3.50%) MySQL
16 48 (2.90%) SQLPlus
17 46 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
18 44 (2.66%) Big Data
19 40 (2.41%) MongoDB
20 37 (2.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 174 (10.50%) Oracle Forms
2 138 (8.33%) JIRA
3 126 (7.60%) Subversion
4 106 (6.40%) Jenkins
5 104 (6.28%) Oracle APEX
6 92 (5.55%) Git (software)
7 87 (5.25%) Maven
8 76 (4.59%) JUnit
9 55 (3.32%) Visual Studio
10 46 (2.78%) Eclipse
10 46 (2.78%) Toad
11 39 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 37 (2.23%) Selenium
13 33 (1.99%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.93%) Ant
15 30 (1.81%) Hudson
16 26 (1.57%) ClearCase
17 25 (1.51%) ClearQuest
17 25 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (1.33%) Gradle
General
1 484 (29.21%) Finance
2 157 (9.47%) Banking
3 42 (2.53%) Investment Banking
4 41 (2.47%) Retail
5 39 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.29%) Marketing
7 34 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 30 (1.81%) General Ledger
9 21 (1.27%) Front Office
10 18 (1.09%) Back Office
11 13 (0.78%) Law
12 12 (0.72%) Electronics
13 11 (0.66%) Automotive
14 10 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.60%) Publishing
15 9 (0.54%) Military
16 7 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.36%) Games
18 5 (0.30%) Billing
18 5 (0.30%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 921 (55.58%) Developer
2 435 (26.25%) Oracle Developer
3 261 (15.75%) SQL Developer
4 226 (13.64%) Analyst
5 218 (13.16%) PL/SQL Developer
6 187 (11.29%) Java Developer
7 165 (9.96%) Consultant
8 118 (7.12%) Oracle Consultant
9 112 (6.76%) DBA
10 100 (6.04%) Oracle DBA
11 90 (5.43%) Senior Developer
12 68 (4.10%) Architect
13 59 (3.56%) Applications Support
14 58 (3.50%) E-Business Developer
15 54 (3.26%) Data Analyst
15 54 (3.26%) Oracle Forms Developer
16 53 (3.20%) SQL Analyst
17 45 (2.72%) .NET Developer
18 44 (2.66%) ETL Developer
19 43 (2.60%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (18.89%) XML
2 222 (13.40%) HTML
3 194 (11.71%) Web Services
4 177 (10.68%) Spring
5 166 (10.02%) .NET
6 164 (9.90%) CSS
7 143 (8.63%) J2EE
8 119 (7.18%) jQuery
9 96 (5.79%) SOAP
10 89 (5.37%) Hibernate
11 68 (4.10%) Java EE
12 57 (3.44%) JMS
13 56 (3.38%) HTML5
14 54 (3.26%) JSP
14 54 (3.26%) XSLT
15 53 (3.20%) ASP.NET
16 52 (3.14%) JSON
17 47 (2.84%) WCF
18 46 (2.78%) JDBC
19 45 (2.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 131 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 33 (1.99%) Computer Science
4 28 (1.69%) Replication
5 24 (1.45%) Clustering
6 22 (1.33%) User Experience
7 21 (1.27%) Wiki
8 20 (1.21%) Credit Risk
8 20 (1.21%) Data Conversion
9 18 (1.09%) Data Integration
9 18 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.09%) Derivative
10 17 (1.03%) Mainframe
11 16 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (0.97%) Fixed Income
11 16 (0.97%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.84%) Data Centre
12 14 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
13 13 (0.78%) Data Extraction
14 11 (0.66%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 346 (20.88%) Unix
2 241 (14.54%) Linux
3 110 (6.64%) Windows
4 66 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 44 (2.66%) Solaris
6 25 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
7 21 (1.27%) AIX
8 16 (0.97%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.54%) VME
10 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.30%) HPUX
14 4 (0.24%) CentOS
15 2 (0.12%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.12%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.12%) SUSE
15 2 (0.12%) Tru64
16 1 (0.060%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
3 256 (15.45%) Migration
4 245 (14.79%) ETL
5 175 (10.56%) Performance Tuning
6 169 (10.20%) Data Modelling
7 148 (8.93%) Data Migration
8 141 (8.51%) Scrum
9 126 (7.60%) TDD
10 107 (6.46%) SDLC
11 104 (6.28%) Waterfall
12 101 (6.10%) Workflow
13 100 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 94 (5.67%) ITIL
15 87 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
16 81 (4.89%) OO
17 79 (4.77%) SOA
18 78 (4.71%) Data Analysis
19 74 (4.47%) Configuration Management
20 63 (3.80%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1626 (98.13%) SQL
2 473 (28.55%) Java
3 249 (15.03%) Shell Script
4 218 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 155 (9.35%) C#
6 133 (8.03%) T-SQL
7 95 (5.73%) Perl
8 92 (5.55%) Python
9 65 (3.92%) VB
10 51 (3.08%) C++
11 49 (2.96%) C
12 34 (2.05%) VB6
13 33 (1.99%) PHP
13 33 (1.99%) VBA
14 30 (1.81%) Bash Shell
14 30 (1.81%) Korn
15 26 (1.57%) Scala
16 21 (1.27%) Ruby
17 18 (1.09%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.91%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 205 (12.37%) Security Cleared
2 151 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 92 (5.55%) Degree
4 36 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 35 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
6 19 (1.15%) OCP
7 14 (0.84%) ISEB
8 13 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.72%) OCPJP
10 10 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 8 (0.48%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.30%) HND
12 5 (0.30%) Siebel Certification
12 5 (0.30%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.24%) HNC
13 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.18%) CISSP
14 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.18%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.72%) QA
2 37 (2.23%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.87%) SLA
4 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.36%) FATCA
6 5 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.18%) SEPA
8 2 (0.12%) GxP
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.12%) SDET
9 1 (0.060%) Basel III
9 1 (0.060%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.060%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.060%) Solvency II
System Software
1 66 (3.98%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.66%) Docker
3 11 (0.66%) iptables
4 10 (0.60%) Postfix
4 10 (0.60%) Sendmail
4 10 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.60%) vSphere
5 9 (0.54%) HDFS
5 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (0.42%) GeoWebCache
7 6 (0.36%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.36%) NFS
8 4 (0.24%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.18%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.12%) LXC
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 63 (3.80%) Oracle RMAN
2 58 (3.50%) Data Guard
3 32 (1.93%) Control-M
3 32 (1.93%) Puppet
4 22 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
5 13 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (0.78%) OSSEC
6 12 (0.72%) Nagios
7 11 (0.66%) Graphite
8 10 (0.60%) Cobbler
8 10 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.60%) Oracle Flashback
9 9 (0.54%) Grafana
10 7 (0.42%) BladeLogic
11 5 (0.30%) Ansible
12 4 (0.24%) SCOM
13 3 (0.18%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.18%) yum
14 2 (0.12%) Dollar Universe
14 2 (0.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1437 (86.72%) Oracle
2 111 (6.70%) Informatica
3 98 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 83 (5.01%) SAP
5 82 (4.95%) Red Hat
6 60 (3.62%) IBM
7 48 (2.90%) HP
8 37 (2.23%) Teradata
9 30 (1.81%) VMware
10 29 (1.75%) Cognos
11 21 (1.27%) BEA
11 21 (1.27%) Sybase
11 21 (1.27%) Talend
12 19 (1.15%) Tableau
12 19 (1.15%) webMethods
13 17 (1.03%) Citrix
13 17 (1.03%) IFS
14 16 (0.97%) Pega
14 16 (0.97%) Splunk
15 15 (0.91%) Atlassian
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