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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 154 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 912 976 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.71% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.28% 4.51% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 585 587
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £293 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £25.40 £22.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.05 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
21318 21626 20289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 39.60% 37.89% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14625 14536 12990
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 447 448 418
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £18.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.17 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -8 847 £400 - 140
London -14 318 £450 +7.78% 46
South East -4 135 £364 -9.06% 13
North West +34 91 £368 -16.47% 15
West Midlands +10 71 £400 +6.66% 12
South West +7 70 £375 +2.04% 14
Hampshire +23 53 £335 -14.37% 2
East Midlands -1 44 £420 +14.28% 8
City of London -2 43 £450 +8.43% 20
North East -11 39 £378 +2.02% 3
Tyne and Wear -9 37 £378 +2.02% 3
Gloucestershire +5 36 £400 -1.84% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 36 £355 -2.06% 1
Scotland -40 36 £350 - 13
East of England +21 35 £375 - 15
Yorkshire -52 34 £350 +7.69% 8
Cheshire +22 32 £344 -19.11% 3
Edinburgh -21 23 £350 -9.38% 9
Birmingham -6 22 £400 +14.28% 1
Merseyside +17 20 £400 -8.57% 3
Chester +12 20 £375 -11.76%
Berkshire +2 20 £440 +0.57% 4
Manchester -9 19 £373 -21.98% 8
Reading +18 18 £445 -11.00% 2
Liverpool +14 18 £400 -8.57% 3
Nottinghamshire -8 18 £323 -11.64% 3
Shropshire -15 18 £365 - 2
Nottingham -12 17 £323 -11.34% 3
Surrey -37 15 £400 - 4
Cambridgeshire +22 14 £345 -1.42% 4

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1746 (98.20%) SQL
2 1560 (87.74%) Oracle
3 702 (39.48%) Oracle Database
4 518 (29.13%) Java
5 462 (25.98%) Finance
6 434 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
7 409 (23.00%) Unix
8 376 (21.15%) XML
9 365 (20.53%) Oracle Database 11g
10 279 (15.69%) SQL Server
11 275 (15.47%) ETL
12 262 (14.74%) Migration
13 259 (14.57%) Linux
13 259 (14.57%) Shell Script
14 246 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
15 244 (13.72%) Security Cleared
16 241 (13.55%) HTML
17 234 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
18 228 (12.82%) JavaScript
19 215 (12.09%) Oracle Database 10g
20 212 (11.92%) Spring
21 210 (11.81%) Web Services
22 206 (11.59%) Oracle Forms
23 202 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
24 192 (10.80%) Oracle EBS
25 191 (10.74%) Data Modelling
26 183 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
26 183 (10.29%) .NET
27 177 (9.96%) CSS
28 176 (9.90%) JIRA

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
1 154 (8.66%) WebLogic
2 84 (4.72%) Oracle Workflow
3 56 (3.15%) JBoss
4 54 (3.04%) Confluence
5 49 (2.76%) Tomcat
6 48 (2.70%) SAS
7 38 (2.14%) WebSphere
8 37 (2.08%) Apache
9 31 (1.74%) IIS
10 25 (1.41%) SharePoint
11 22 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
12 19 (1.07%) Apache Pig
13 18 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
14 16 (0.90%) Oracle Service Bus
14 16 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (0.56%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
17 9 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (0.51%) Mule
Applications
1 92 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 52 (2.92%) MS Office
3 19 (1.07%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.73%) SPSS
6 12 (0.67%) Stata
7 5 (0.28%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.17%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.11%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.11%) MS Project
10 1 (0.056%) GIMP
10 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 192 (10.80%) Oracle EBS
2 137 (7.71%) Oracle EBS R12
3 86 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
4 84 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
5 57 (3.21%) Oracle Receivables
6 54 (3.04%) Oracle General Ledger
7 27 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
8 23 (1.29%) Oracle Assets
9 21 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
10 19 (1.07%) Oracle iProcurement
11 18 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
12 16 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
13 15 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
14 11 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 9 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
15 9 (0.51%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
16 8 (0.45%) Beauchamp
16 8 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (0.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
17 7 (0.39%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.22%) SaaS
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (0.11%) Force.com
4 2 (0.11%) Taleo
5 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.056%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.056%) IaaS
5 1 (0.056%) Office 365
5 1 (0.056%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.74%) Firewall
2 23 (1.29%) Internet
3 21 (1.18%) SAN
4 19 (1.07%) DNS
4 19 (1.07%) LDAP
5 16 (0.90%) SSH
6 14 (0.79%) HTTP
7 12 (0.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
9 7 (0.39%) FTP
10 6 (0.34%) AMQP
10 6 (0.34%) Network Security
11 5 (0.28%) HTTPS
11 5 (0.28%) SSL
12 4 (0.22%) Wireshark
13 3 (0.17%) PuTTY
14 2 (0.11%) Intranet
14 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
14 2 (0.11%) SMS
15 1 (0.056%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 702 (39.48%) Oracle Database
2 365 (20.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 279 (15.69%) SQL Server
4 234 (13.16%) Oracle Reports
5 215 (12.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 183 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
7 175 (9.84%) Relational Database
8 139 (7.82%) Oracle Database 12c
9 123 (6.92%) BusinessObjects
10 108 (6.07%) RDBMS
11 84 (4.72%) Hadoop
11 84 (4.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 75 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 73 (4.11%) MySQL
14 57 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 51 (2.87%) Big Data
16 48 (2.70%) MongoDB
17 43 (2.42%) Oracle BI EE
17 43 (2.42%) Oracle OWB
18 39 (2.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 206 (11.59%) Oracle Forms
2 176 (9.90%) JIRA
3 137 (7.71%) Jenkins
4 136 (7.65%) Subversion
5 107 (6.02%) Maven
6 90 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 90 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
7 85 (4.78%) JUnit
8 64 (3.60%) Toad
8 64 (3.60%) Visual Studio
9 62 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 56 (3.15%) Selenium
11 55 (3.09%) Eclipse
12 44 (2.47%) Ant
13 38 (2.14%) Hudson
14 36 (2.02%) ClearQuest
15 35 (1.97%) SoapUI
16 34 (1.91%) Cucumber
17 33 (1.86%) ERwin
18 31 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 462 (25.98%) Finance
2 159 (8.94%) Banking
3 44 (2.47%) Investment Banking
4 41 (2.31%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.25%) Marketing
6 32 (1.80%) Retail
7 30 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.57%) General Ledger
9 24 (1.35%) Front Office
10 20 (1.12%) Back Office
11 17 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.62%) Automotive
13 11 (0.62%) Electronics
14 10 (0.56%) Law
15 9 (0.51%) Games
16 6 (0.34%) Billing
16 6 (0.34%) International Banking
17 5 (0.28%) Advertising
17 5 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1004 (56.47%) Developer
2 473 (26.60%) Oracle Developer
3 282 (15.86%) SQL Developer
4 256 (14.40%) Analyst
5 231 (12.99%) PL/SQL Developer
6 213 (11.98%) Java Developer
7 152 (8.55%) Consultant
8 118 (6.64%) DBA
9 112 (6.30%) Senior Developer
10 105 (5.91%) Oracle DBA
11 102 (5.74%) Oracle Consultant
12 71 (3.99%) Architect
13 69 (3.88%) Oracle Forms Developer
14 60 (3.37%) Test Analyst
15 59 (3.32%) Oracle Analyst
16 58 (3.26%) ETL Developer
17 56 (3.15%) Applications Support
17 56 (3.15%) E-Business Developer
17 56 (3.15%) SQL Analyst
18 53 (2.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 376 (21.15%) XML
2 241 (13.55%) HTML
3 212 (11.92%) Spring
4 210 (11.81%) Web Services
5 183 (10.29%) .NET
6 177 (9.96%) CSS
7 143 (8.04%) J2EE
8 116 (6.52%) jQuery
9 104 (5.85%) SOAP
10 93 (5.23%) Hibernate
11 79 (4.44%) Java EE
12 70 (3.94%) JSP
13 57 (3.21%) JMS
14 55 (3.09%) WCF
15 54 (3.04%) XSLT
16 52 (2.92%) REST
17 51 (2.87%) ASP.NET
17 51 (2.87%) HTML5
17 51 (2.87%) JSON
18 45 (2.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 128 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (2.76%) Management Information System
3 26 (1.46%) Clustering
3 26 (1.46%) Wiki
4 25 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.41%) Derivative
5 23 (1.29%) Algorithms
6 21 (1.18%) Fixed Income
6 21 (1.18%) Replication
7 20 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 19 (1.07%) Credit Risk
9 17 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (0.96%) Equities
10 16 (0.90%) User Experience
11 15 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 15 (0.84%) Mathematics
11 15 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
12 14 (0.79%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 409 (23.00%) Unix
2 259 (14.57%) Linux
3 158 (8.89%) Windows
4 68 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (2.76%) Solaris
6 23 (1.29%) AIX
6 23 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.79%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.67%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.28%) HPUX
12 3 (0.17%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.11%) SUSE
14 1 (0.056%) CentOS
14 1 (0.056%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.056%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.056%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (15.47%) ETL
3 262 (14.74%) Migration
4 246 (13.84%) Business Intelligence
5 202 (11.36%) Performance Tuning
6 191 (10.74%) Data Modelling
7 169 (9.51%) Scrum
8 151 (8.49%) Data Migration
9 141 (7.93%) TDD
10 114 (6.41%) SDLC
11 106 (5.96%) Unit Testing
12 101 (5.68%) Workflow
13 93 (5.23%) Continuous Integration
14 92 (5.17%) ITIL
14 92 (5.17%) Waterfall
15 81 (4.56%) OO
16 80 (4.50%) SOA
17 75 (4.22%) Configuration Management
18 70 (3.94%) Data Analysis
19 68 (3.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1746 (98.20%) SQL
2 518 (29.13%) Java
3 259 (14.57%) Shell Script
4 228 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 175 (9.84%) C#
6 152 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 90 (5.06%) VB
8 88 (4.95%) Perl
9 82 (4.61%) Python
10 78 (4.39%) C++
11 47 (2.64%) C
11 47 (2.64%) Ruby
12 46 (2.59%) PHP
13 42 (2.36%) VB6
14 40 (2.25%) VBA
15 35 (1.97%) Bash Shell
16 32 (1.80%) Scala
17 26 (1.46%) Korn
18 20 (1.12%) VBScript
19 15 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 244 (13.72%) Security Cleared
2 171 (9.62%) SC Cleared
3 73 (4.11%) Degree
4 46 (2.59%) DV Cleared
5 37 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
6 22 (1.24%) ISEB
7 17 (0.96%) OCP
8 16 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 12 (0.67%) OCPJP
10 10 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.51%) Sun Certification
12 7 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.28%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.28%) HND
13 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.28%) SAS Certification
13 5 (0.28%) Siebel Certification
14 4 (0.22%) HNC
15 3 (0.17%) CISSP
15 3 (0.17%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (2.64%) QA
2 37 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 35 (1.97%) SLA
4 21 (1.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.17%) ISO20022
5 3 (0.17%) SEPA
6 2 (0.11%) GxP
6 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) ISO15022
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.056%) DICOM
7 1 (0.056%) FATCA
7 1 (0.056%) GAAP
7 1 (0.056%) HL7
7 1 (0.056%) MiFID
7 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (3.49%) Oracle RAC
2 19 (1.07%) Docker
3 17 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 17 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.62%) iptables
5 10 (0.56%) Postfix
5 10 (0.56%) Sendmail
5 10 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.56%) vSphere
6 7 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 7 (0.39%) GeoWebCache
6 7 (0.39%) HDFS
6 7 (0.39%) NFS
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.056%) Cygwin
10 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.056%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 72 (4.05%) Oracle RMAN
2 54 (3.04%) Data Guard
3 41 (2.31%) Puppet
4 33 (1.86%) Control-M
5 27 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 22 (1.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 21 (1.18%) Graphite
8 18 (1.01%) Grafana
9 12 (0.67%) Nagios
10 11 (0.62%) OSSEC
11 10 (0.56%) Cobbler
11 10 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (0.39%) BladeLogic
12 7 (0.39%) Oracle Flashback
13 4 (0.22%) Ansible
13 4 (0.22%) SCOM
13 4 (0.22%) yum
14 3 (0.17%) Dollar Universe
15 2 (0.11%) Kibana
15 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1560 (87.74%) Oracle
2 135 (7.59%) Informatica
3 125 (7.03%) Microsoft
4 88 (4.95%) Red Hat
5 66 (3.71%) IBM
6 64 (3.60%) SAP
7 58 (3.26%) HP
8 31 (1.74%) Teradata
9 30 (1.69%) VMware
10 25 (1.41%) Sybase
11 24 (1.35%) Cognos
12 21 (1.18%) Siebel
13 20 (1.12%) Tableau
14 17 (0.96%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.96%) Talend
15 16 (0.90%) BMC
15 16 (0.90%) Remedy
16 14 (0.79%) Citrix
17 13 (0.73%) BEA
17 13 (0.73%) EMC
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