The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 22 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 92 106
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 12 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 1.18% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 4.57% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 7
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16%  
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 Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 444 613 600
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.30% 25.73% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 363 367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 12
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Reading -6 3 £400 -11.11% 2
Slough - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
PL/SQL
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 28 (90.32%) Oracle
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
4 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
5 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
5 8 (25.81%) ETL
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Maven
7 6 (19.35%) RESTful
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Unix
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) WebLogic
8 5 (16.13%) CSS
8 5 (16.13%) Java EE
8 5 (16.13%) DevOps
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Global Marketing
9 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (16.13%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.45%) Pentaho
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.23%) DataStage
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
5 1 (3.23%) Essbase
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.23%) QlikView
5 1 (3.23%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 7 (22.58%) Maven
3 3 (9.68%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.45%) JMeter
4 2 (6.45%) ProC
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Mockito
5 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) Java Developer
2 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL Developer
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) RESTful
3 5 (16.13%) CSS
3 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.13%) Java EE
4 4 (12.90%) Backbone.js
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) Spring
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) J2EE
6 2 (6.45%) JPA
7 1 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (3.23%) Apache FOP
7 1 (3.23%) JDBC
7 1 (3.23%) JSP
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.23%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.81%) ETL
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) Global Marketing
7 3 (9.68%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 2 (6.45%) Data Transformation
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (6.45%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 14 (45.16%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) C
6 2 (6.45%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) Java 9
7 1 (3.23%) VBA
7 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) FATCA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) MOM
2 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.23%) Tableau