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 24 June 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.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 35 36
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.13% 0.62% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.51% 3.28% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

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 114 61 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 32.29% 19.00% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 49 49
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £46.07 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.88% -10.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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
Luton - 2 £388 - 2
PL/SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSL
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Java EE
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (77.78%) JSF
3 7 (77.78%) Struts
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (66.67%) SLA
4 6 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 6 (66.67%) High Availability
5 5 (55.56%) Banking
5 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
5 5 (55.56%) BEA
5 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
6 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
8 1 (11.11%) ERP
8 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP

PL/SQL
Co-occurring 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 5 (55.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Applications Support
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Applications Support Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
1 8 (88.89%) Java EE
1 8 (88.89%) JSP
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
1 8 (88.89%) XML
1 8 (88.89%) XSL
1 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 7 (77.78%) JSF
2 7 (77.78%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (66.67%) High Availability
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
6 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (11.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) BEA