The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / East of England
Rank 99 106 93
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 28 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.32% 0.69% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 2.15% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 21
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £371 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.75 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.80%  
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 East of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 822 792 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.72% 32.20% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 462 492
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 59 60
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +6.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £19.00 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £50.00 £45.00
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the East of England

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the East of England

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the East of England

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 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
Essex +5 12 £490 +8.88% 4
Cambridgeshire - 8 £450 - 3
Bedfordshire +3 5 £225 -36.84%
Hertfordshire -7 2 £400 -11.11% 5
Norfolk -3 1 - - 1
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 48 (92.31%) Oracle
3 42 (80.77%) Java
4 22 (42.31%) Oracle Database
5 21 (40.38%) XML
5 21 (40.38%) Unix
6 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
6 20 (38.46%) Spring
7 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (30.77%) Finance
8 16 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
9 15 (28.85%) Web Services
10 14 (26.92%) XSLT
11 12 (23.08%) Linux
11 12 (23.08%) Java EE
12 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
12 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (21.15%) Struts
12 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
13 10 (19.23%) XSL
13 10 (19.23%) JSP
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
13 10 (19.23%) JSF
13 10 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
13 10 (19.23%) Web Development
14 9 (17.31%) JPA
14 9 (17.31%) High Availability
14 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
14 9 (17.31%) HTML

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 16 (30.77%) WebLogic
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MDG
2 1 (1.92%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LDAP
2 4 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (21.15%) Relational Database
4 10 (19.23%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (13.46%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (11.54%) MySQL
7 5 (9.62%) MariaDB
8 4 (7.69%) Big Data
8 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (5.77%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (5.77%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (5.77%) Pentaho
9 3 (5.77%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.85%) SQLPlus
11 1 (1.92%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.46%) JUnit
3 5 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.62%) Mockito
3 5 (9.62%) PVCS
4 3 (5.77%) CA Gen
4 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 3 (5.77%) Maven
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) EasyMock
5 2 (3.85%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.92%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Applications Support
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (11.54%) SQL Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Applications Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 5 (9.62%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) ETL Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Pentaho Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) XML
2 20 (38.46%) Hibernate
2 20 (38.46%) Spring
3 15 (28.85%) Web Services
4 14 (26.92%) XSLT
5 12 (23.08%) Java EE
6 11 (21.15%) Struts
7 10 (19.23%) JSF
7 10 (19.23%) JSP
7 10 (19.23%) XSL
8 9 (17.31%) HTML
8 9 (17.31%) JPA
9 7 (13.46%) EclipseLink
9 7 (13.46%) Oracle ADF
10 6 (11.54%) .NET
10 6 (11.54%) CSS
11 5 (9.62%) JAAS
11 5 (9.62%) JAXB
11 5 (9.62%) REST
11 5 (9.62%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) iPad
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) RIA
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Unix
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
3 5 (9.62%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) VMS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Android
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.23%) Web Development
4 9 (17.31%) High Availability
5 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
6 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 6 (11.54%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) ITIL
8 5 (9.62%) Microservices
8 5 (9.62%) MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.62%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) ETL
9 4 (7.69%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (80.77%) Java
3 11 (21.15%) Shell Script
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) C++
6 3 (5.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.85%) C
7 2 (3.85%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) Python
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.85%) VBA
8 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
1 5 (9.62%) Sun Certification
2 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.92%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) Oracle
2 9 (17.31%) BEA
3 5 (9.62%) Sun
4 4 (7.69%) Informatica
5 3 (5.77%) Cognos
5 3 (5.77%) Pega
5 3 (5.77%) webMethods
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Mitel
6 2 (3.85%) Red Box
6 2 (3.85%) Tableau
7 1 (1.92%) Embarcadero
7 1 (1.92%) EMC
7 1 (1.92%) HP
7 1 (1.92%) JDA
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Teradata