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 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)
London / City of London
Rank 110 105 122
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 45 55 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.49% 1.65% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 3.56% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 54
Median daily rate £550 £488 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% +13.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £500
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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1463 1545 2219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 48.28% 46.45% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1302 1785
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.35 £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.36% +8.29%  
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL in the City of London.

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

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

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 City of London region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 69 (100.00%) SQL
2 57 (82.61%) Oracle
3 39 (56.52%) Finance
4 30 (43.48%) Java
5 28 (40.58%) Linux
6 26 (37.68%) XML
6 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (33.33%) Unix
8 22 (31.88%) Banking
8 22 (31.88%) Shell Script
9 17 (24.64%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
9 17 (24.64%) Oracle Database
10 16 (23.19%) Analytics
10 16 (23.19%) Investment Banking
11 15 (21.74%) Multithreading
12 14 (20.29%) JIRA
12 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
12 14 (20.29%) C#
12 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
13 13 (18.84%) JUnit
13 13 (18.84%) Spring
13 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (17.39%) Maven
14 12 (17.39%) Mockito
14 12 (17.39%) HTML
14 12 (17.39%) JMS
14 12 (17.39%) Windows
14 12 (17.39%) Data Structures

PL/SQL
Top Related 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 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
2 6 (8.70%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) Mule
2 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.45%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Data Warehouse
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle Database
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
4 8 (11.59%) KDB
4 8 (11.59%) Kdb+
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (5.80%) Power BI
6 4 (5.80%) Tick Data
7 3 (4.35%) Big Data
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.35%) VLDB
8 2 (2.90%) DataStage
8 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.90%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
1 14 (20.29%) JIRA
2 13 (18.84%) JUnit
3 12 (17.39%) Maven
3 12 (17.39%) Mockito
4 10 (14.49%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.70%) EasyMock
5 6 (8.70%) Selenium
6 4 (5.80%) Ant
6 4 (5.80%) Gerrit
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (2.90%) Subversion
8 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.45%) ERwin
8 1 (1.45%) jMock
8 1 (1.45%) PVCS
8 1 (1.45%) Spock
8 1 (1.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.45%) Toad
General
1 39 (56.52%) Finance
2 22 (31.88%) Banking
3 16 (23.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Front Office
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (71.01%) Developer
2 21 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 17 (24.64%) Oracle Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Senior Developer
4 13 (18.84%) SQL Developer
5 12 (17.39%) PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (15.94%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (10.14%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 6 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 5 (7.25%) Consultant
9 5 (7.25%) DBA
10 4 (5.80%) Analyst
10 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking Java Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Netezza Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Senior Test Automation Developer
10 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Agile Developer
11 3 (4.35%) Development DBA
12 2 (2.90%) Data Integration Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.68%) XML
2 13 (18.84%) Spring
3 12 (17.39%) HTML
3 12 (17.39%) JMS
4 10 (14.49%) Java EE
5 9 (13.04%) J2EE
5 9 (13.04%) JSON
5 9 (13.04%) SOAP
6 8 (11.59%) Hibernate
6 8 (11.59%) JSP
7 7 (10.14%) CSS
7 7 (10.14%) JAXB
7 7 (10.14%) JPA
7 7 (10.14%) REST
8 6 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (8.70%) Apache Camel
8 6 (8.70%) JDBC
8 6 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 6 (8.70%) Spring Boot
8 6 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 11 (15.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.94%) Fintech
3 9 (13.04%) Equities
3 9 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (11.59%) TWAP
4 8 (11.59%) VWAP
5 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.80%) Algorithms
6 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
7 3 (4.35%) Derivative
8 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
9 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.45%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.45%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.45%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (40.58%) Linux
2 23 (33.33%) Unix
3 12 (17.39%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) Analytics
3 15 (21.74%) Multithreading
4 14 (20.29%) Data Modelling
5 13 (18.84%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (15.94%) Data Analysis
6 11 (15.94%) ETL
6 11 (15.94%) UML
7 10 (14.49%) Data Management
7 10 (14.49%) Scrum
8 9 (13.04%) SDLC
8 9 (13.04%) Unit Testing
9 8 (11.59%) Arbitrage Trading
9 8 (11.59%) Index Arbitrage
9 8 (11.59%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (10.14%) BDD
10 7 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.14%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (10.14%) OO
10 7 (10.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (43.48%) Java
3 22 (31.88%) Shell Script
4 17 (24.64%) JavaScript
5 14 (20.29%) C#
6 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.80%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.35%) Python
9 2 (2.90%) C++
9 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.45%) Korn
10 1 (1.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.25%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.90%) MiFID
3 2 (2.90%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.45%) EMIR
4 1 (1.45%) ISO20022
4 1 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Control-M
2 5 (7.25%) Data Guard
2 5 (7.25%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (5.80%) SCOM
4 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 57 (82.61%) Oracle
2 11 (15.94%) WorldPay
3 5 (7.25%) Informatica
4 4 (5.80%) Netezza
5 2 (2.90%) BMC
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) Murex
5 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.90%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) Actimize
6 1 (1.45%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.45%) FactSet
6 1 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.45%) Solace
6 1 (1.45%) Sybase
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau
6 1 (1.45%) Talend
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