Period
to 16 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 6 months to 16 February 2019 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 180 168
Rank change year-on-year -24 -12 -28
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 46 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 1.08% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 2.03% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 62 38
City of London median daily rate £500 £535 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +18.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £413 £426 £320
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £506 £450
% change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
City of London median hourly rate - £46.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £46.50 -

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,601 3,797 3,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 53.14% 53.36% 50.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,979 3,237 2,593
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% +1.05%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £700 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
City of London median hourly rate £37.09 £21.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.51% -21.82% -7.22%
10th Percentile £18.32 £17.25 £16.90
90th Percentile £39.64 £44.60 £50.31
Central London median hourly rate £37.09 £21.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +72.51% -21.82% -7.22%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the City of London

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the City of London

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the City of London

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 39 (84.78%) Oracle
3 27 (58.70%) Finance
4 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (45.65%) Java
6 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database
7 18 (39.13%) Scrum
8 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
9 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (28.26%) HTML
11 13 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (26.09%) ETL
13 11 (23.91%) Unix
13 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
13 11 (23.91%) Spring
13 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (23.91%) Analytics
14 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
14 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
14 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
15 9 (19.57%) Star Schema
15 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
15 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
15 9 (19.57%) QA
15 9 (19.57%) TDD

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.35%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Drupal
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Confluence
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.17%) Actimize
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) PaaS
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database
2 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
3 13 (28.26%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (23.91%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (19.57%) Big Data
6 9 (19.57%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (19.57%) Star Schema
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle ODI
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle OWB
9 5 (10.87%) SQLPlus
10 4 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
12 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (2.17%) MySQL
12 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 7 (15.22%) Selenium
3 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.70%) Eclipse
5 4 (8.70%) Gradle
5 4 (8.70%) IntelliJ
5 4 (8.70%) JMeter
5 4 (8.70%) Maven
5 4 (8.70%) NeoLoad
6 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (4.35%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.17%) Hudson
7 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.17%) Mocha
7 1 (2.17%) Mockito
7 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (58.70%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
5 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Cloud Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) DBA
6 2 (4.35%) ETL Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Oracle CRM Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Perl Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) Spring
3 8 (17.39%) CSS
3 8 (17.39%) REST
3 8 (17.39%) XML
4 7 (15.22%) JMS
4 7 (15.22%) JSON
5 6 (13.04%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.04%) Spring Batch
6 5 (10.87%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (10.87%) J2EE
6 5 (10.87%) JPA
6 5 (10.87%) SOAP
6 5 (10.87%) Spring Boot
7 4 (8.70%) Sass
8 3 (6.52%) HTML5
8 3 (6.52%) Spring MVC
9 2 (4.35%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Equities
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Unix
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) Scrum
3 15 (32.61%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (26.09%) ETL
5 11 (23.91%) Analytics
5 11 (23.91%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.57%) Decision-Making
7 9 (19.57%) Inmon Methodology
7 9 (19.57%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
7 9 (19.57%) System Testing
7 9 (19.57%) TDD
8 8 (17.39%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) DevOps
8 8 (17.39%) Microservices
8 8 (17.39%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (10.87%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (45.65%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
4 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (17.39%) Shell Script
6 7 (15.22%) Perl
7 4 (8.70%) Python
8 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.35%) C#
9 2 (4.35%) Java 8
9 2 (4.35%) PHP
10 1 (2.17%) COBOL
10 1 (2.17%) R
10 1 (2.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) MiFID
3 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Kibana
1 4 (8.70%) logstash
2 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
3 1 (2.17%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (2.17%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Oracle
2 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Cadence
3 4 (8.70%) Google
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.35%) Talend
5 1 (2.17%) BEA
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Informatica
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) webMethods