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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 107 122
Rank change year-on-year +25 +15  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 19 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.03% 0.78% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.24% 3.29% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 6
Median daily rate £392 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.27% +24.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £365 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £333
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 Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 577 793
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.19% 23.54% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 368 464
Median daily rate £425 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
Reading +19 9 £425 -10.52%
Maidenhead -3 2 £400 -
Slough - 1 £400 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
PL/SQL
South East

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 34 (91.89%) Oracle
3 16 (43.24%) Java
4 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
5 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
6 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) ETL
7 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
7 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
8 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
8 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Spring
9 7 (18.92%) Maven
9 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (16.22%) XML
10 6 (16.22%) ERP
10 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (13.51%) Tableau
11 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
11 5 (13.51%) QlikView
11 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
11 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
11 5 (13.51%) Scrum
11 5 (13.51%) MySQL
11 5 (13.51%) Web Services
11 5 (13.51%) JUnit
12 4 (10.81%) WebLogic

PL/SQL
Top Related 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 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPEL
4 1 (2.70%) JBoss
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.51%) MySQL
3 5 (13.51%) QlikView
4 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (10.81%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) SQLPlus
5 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 5 (13.51%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) Toad
5 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.41%) Bitbucket
6 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.41%) JMeter
6 2 (5.41%) ProC
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) PL/SQL Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) DBA
7 3 (8.11%) Java Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior SQL Developer
7 3 (8.11%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Spring
2 6 (16.22%) XML
3 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
3 5 (13.51%) Web Services
4 4 (10.81%) J2EE
5 3 (8.11%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) Java EE
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) Middleware
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.41%) SAML
6 2 (5.41%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) WSDL
6 2 (5.41%) XSD
6 2 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Replication
2 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
3 9 (24.32%) ETL
4 6 (16.22%) ERP
4 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
6 4 (10.81%) Data Extraction
6 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) Global Marketing
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
6 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (8.11%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.81%) VBA
5 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Delphi
6 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.81%) Sun Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCITP
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) MOM
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Tableau
3 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (10.81%) SAP
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.70%) HP