The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 33 34 41
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.81% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 2.27% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £225 £356 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +31.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.60% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +4.48%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 83 88 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.96% 28.85% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 74
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Bedfordshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Bedfordshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
Dunstable - 3 £235 -
Luton +9 2 £225 -33.33%
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) XML
2 10 (90.91%) XSL
2 10 (90.91%) XSLT
2 10 (90.91%) JSP
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
2 10 (90.91%) Spring
2 10 (90.91%) Java EE
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (81.82%) High Availability
3 9 (81.82%) JSF
3 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 9 (81.82%) Struts
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (63.64%) SLA
4 7 (63.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) Technical Analysis
5 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
5 6 (54.55%) BEA
5 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 6 (54.55%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Applications Support
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) ERP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Report Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Hibernate
1 10 (90.91%) Java EE
1 10 (90.91%) JSP
1 10 (90.91%) Spring
1 10 (90.91%) XML
1 10 (90.91%) XSL
1 10 (90.91%) XSLT
2 9 (81.82%) JSF
2 9 (81.82%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) High Availability
2 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
3 6 (54.55%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
5 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) BEA