Period
to 9 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 9 April 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 272 242
Rank change year-on-year +72 -30 -28
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 689 896 1,063
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.01% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.09% 2.33% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 589 697
Median daily rate £475 £440 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £356 £323 £310
90th Percentile £650 £630 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Median hourly rate £21.00 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.09% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £18.38 £17.13 £30.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £51.50 £51.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £41.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -49.09% +3.13% -1.23%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,291 38,448 40,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.94% 43.43% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,227 27,095 28,197
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 606 723
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.83 £18.00 £17.29
90th Percentile £56.03 £53.75 £51.20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL in England.

Daily rate trend for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PL/SQL in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL in England.

Hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PL/SQL in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +97 310 £498 +4.74% 42
South East +89 202 £500 +17.65% 25
Midlands +25 77 £428 +7.00% 20
North of England +31 52 £425 +13.33% 10
West Midlands +33 49 £420 +5.00% 12
North West +37 30 £438 +8.83% 4
East of England +7 29 £375 -18.92% 2
East Midlands +25 28 £500 +25.00% 8
Yorkshire +47 15 £400 +14.29% 6
South West +3 15 £458 +4.57% 8
North East +19 7 £425 +34.92%
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 669 (97.10%) SQL
2 599 (86.94%) Oracle
3 279 (40.49%) Java
4 239 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 203 (29.46%) Shell Script
6 194 (28.16%) Oracle Database
7 192 (27.87%) Unix
8 183 (26.56%) Security Cleared
9 177 (25.69%) WebLogic
10 172 (24.96%) Business Intelligence
11 148 (21.48%) Migration
12 147 (21.34%) SC Cleared
13 138 (20.03%) XML
14 128 (18.58%) ETL
15 127 (18.43%) Linux
16 123 (17.85%) JIRA
17 122 (17.71%) SQL Server
18 109 (15.82%) Data Modelling
19 106 (15.38%) JSON
19 106 (15.38%) Confluence
20 103 (14.95%) DevOps
21 101 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
22 98 (14.22%) Git (software)
23 93 (13.50%) T-SQL
23 93 (13.50%) J2EE
24 88 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
25 87 (12.63%) Process Improvement
26 85 (12.34%) Windows
27 84 (12.19%) Finance
27 84 (12.19%) Red Hat

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 177 (25.69%) WebLogic
2 106 (15.38%) Confluence
3 48 (6.97%) JBoss
4 43 (6.24%) Red Hat Fuse
5 42 (6.10%) MQSeries
6 36 (5.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 36 (5.22%) WebSphere
7 30 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 29 (4.21%) SAS
9 24 (3.48%) Apache
10 19 (2.76%) Oracle Workflow
11 11 (1.60%) Apache Spark
12 8 (1.16%) Apache Pig
12 8 (1.16%) IIS
13 7 (1.02%) SharePoint
14 6 (0.87%) Apache Airflow
14 6 (0.87%) Oracle Application Server
15 5 (0.73%) DataSynapse
15 5 (0.73%) Jupyter
16 3 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 29 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 57 (8.27%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (7.26%) Oracle Payables
3 41 (5.95%) Oracle Receivables
4 31 (4.50%) Oracle Cash Management
5 30 (4.35%) Maximo
6 17 (2.47%) Oracle ERP
7 12 (1.74%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (1.45%) Finacle
9 9 (1.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (1.16%) Oracle AML
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle iSupplier
13 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
13 3 (0.44%) SAP MM
13 3 (0.44%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 82 (11.90%) AWS
2 81 (11.76%) Azure
3 25 (3.63%) Power Platform
4 24 (3.48%) SaaS
5 23 (3.34%) GitHub
6 22 (3.19%) Boomi
7 20 (2.90%) PaaS
8 11 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.31%) GCP
10 8 (1.16%) Google Sheets
11 4 (0.58%) IaaS
11 4 (0.58%) Office 365
11 4 (0.58%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.29%) NuGet
13 1 (0.15%) Apigee
13 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.02%) HTTP
2 6 (0.87%) DNS
2 6 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.73%) SSL
4 4 (0.58%) DMZ
5 3 (0.44%) BGP
5 3 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.44%) Firewall
5 3 (0.44%) Internet
5 3 (0.44%) IPsec
5 3 (0.44%) Junos
5 3 (0.44%) LAN
5 3 (0.44%) MPLS
5 3 (0.44%) Network Security
5 3 (0.44%) OSPF
5 3 (0.44%) SNMP
5 3 (0.44%) TACACS
5 3 (0.44%) VPN
5 3 (0.44%) WAN
6 2 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (28.16%) Oracle Database
2 122 (17.71%) SQL Server
3 101 (14.66%) Data Warehouse
4 88 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 69 (10.01%) Oracle Database 12c
6 63 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (8.42%) Oracle Reports
8 53 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
8 53 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 44 (6.39%) Oracle ODI
10 38 (5.52%) Hadoop
11 36 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
12 30 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
13 29 (4.21%) MongoDB
14 28 (4.06%) Pentaho
14 28 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (3.77%) NoSQL
16 25 (3.63%) Big Data
16 25 (3.63%) Power BI
17 22 (3.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 123 (17.85%) JIRA
2 98 (14.22%) Git (software)
3 80 (11.61%) Jenkins
4 74 (10.74%) Bitbucket
5 51 (7.40%) Maven
6 40 (5.81%) Oracle Forms
7 38 (5.52%) Subversion
8 31 (4.50%) Eclipse
9 29 (4.21%) Oracle APEX
10 28 (4.06%) JUnit
11 27 (3.92%) Artifactory
11 27 (3.92%) Toad
12 24 (3.48%) Selenium
13 20 (2.90%) SoapUI
14 18 (2.61%) Ant
14 18 (2.61%) Cucumber
15 17 (2.47%) CA Gen
16 16 (2.32%) ProC
17 15 (2.18%) Gradle
17 15 (2.18%) Postman
General
1 84 (12.19%) Finance
2 66 (9.58%) Public Sector
3 48 (6.97%) General Ledger
4 30 (4.35%) Banking
5 19 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.16%) Front Office
6 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.87%) Electronics
7 6 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.87%) Law
7 6 (0.87%) Marketing
7 6 (0.87%) Retail
8 5 (0.73%) Local Government
9 3 (0.44%) Back Office
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 378 (54.86%) Developer
2 94 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
3 66 (9.58%) Java Developer
4 61 (8.85%) Architect
5 55 (7.98%) Consultant
6 52 (7.55%) Analyst
7 40 (5.81%) DBA
8 35 (5.08%) SQL Developer
8 35 (5.08%) Technical Developer
9 29 (4.21%) Oracle DBA
10 28 (4.06%) Software Engineer
11 27 (3.92%) Maximo Developer
12 24 (3.48%) Oracle Consultant
13 23 (3.34%) Applications Architect
13 23 (3.34%) Scala Developer
14 21 (3.05%) OBIEE Developer
14 21 (3.05%) Senior Developer
14 21 (3.05%) Technical Architect
15 19 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
15 19 (2.76%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (20.03%) XML
2 106 (15.38%) JSON
3 93 (13.50%) J2EE
4 76 (11.03%) REST
5 58 (8.42%) Hibernate
6 56 (8.13%) SOAP
6 56 (8.13%) Spring
7 54 (7.84%) HTML
8 50 (7.26%) CSS
9 47 (6.82%) Web Services
10 46 (6.68%) .NET
11 45 (6.53%) ActiveMQ
11 45 (6.53%) Apache Camel
12 43 (6.24%) RabbitMQ
13 42 (6.10%) MSMQ
14 30 (4.35%) XSLT
15 27 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
16 26 (3.77%) Middleware
17 24 (3.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
17 24 (3.48%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 46 (6.68%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (1.60%) Data Centre
2 11 (1.60%) Management Information System
2 11 (1.60%) Replication
3 9 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.16%) Data Structures
5 5 (0.73%) Derivative
5 5 (0.73%) Grid Computing
5 5 (0.73%) IVR
5 5 (0.73%) NHS
5 5 (0.73%) Robotics
6 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.58%) User Experience
6 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.44%) Blog
7 3 (0.44%) Clustering
7 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.29%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 192 (27.87%) Unix
2 127 (18.43%) Linux
3 85 (12.34%) Windows
4 43 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.47%) AIX
6 8 (1.16%) Solaris
7 6 (0.87%) OpenVMS
7 6 (0.87%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.87%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.44%) HPUX
8 3 (0.44%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.29%) CentOS
9 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.15%) Android
10 1 (0.15%) Debian
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (24.96%) Business Intelligence
3 148 (21.48%) Migration
4 128 (18.58%) ETL
5 109 (15.82%) Data Modelling
6 103 (14.95%) DevOps
7 87 (12.63%) Process Improvement
8 79 (11.47%) Data Migration
9 76 (11.03%) Configuration Management
10 72 (10.45%) Test Strategy
11 71 (10.30%) Problem Management
12 70 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
13 66 (9.58%) Analytics
14 58 (8.42%) Unit Testing
14 58 (8.42%) Waterfall
15 56 (8.13%) Scrum
16 55 (7.98%) ERP
17 51 (7.40%) Software Engineering
18 48 (6.97%) Performance Tuning
19 39 (5.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 669 (97.10%) SQL
2 279 (40.49%) Java
3 203 (29.46%) Shell Script
4 93 (13.50%) T-SQL
5 51 (7.40%) JavaScript
6 46 (6.68%) Python
7 45 (6.53%) Perl
8 39 (5.66%) C#
9 38 (5.52%) Scala
10 24 (3.48%) C
11 18 (2.61%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.61%) XPath
12 17 (2.47%) XQuery
13 15 (2.18%) VB
14 12 (1.74%) C++
14 12 (1.74%) Java 8
14 12 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.74%) SAS Macro
15 11 (1.60%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 183 (26.56%) Security Cleared
2 147 (21.34%) SC Cleared
3 34 (4.93%) DV Cleared
4 25 (3.63%) Degree
5 11 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (0.58%) HND
8 4 (0.58%) MCP
8 4 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.44%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.44%) MCPD
9 3 (0.44%) MCTS
9 3 (0.44%) OCP
10 1 (0.15%) CCIE
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.63%) QA
2 13 (1.89%) SLA
3 11 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (0.73%) GDPR
6 3 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.29%) HL7
7 2 (0.29%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) FINREP
8 1 (0.15%) PMO
8 1 (0.15%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 34 (4.93%) Docker
2 25 (3.63%) Oracle RAC
3 9 (1.31%) HDFS
4 6 (0.87%) NFS
5 5 (0.73%) OCFS2
6 4 (0.58%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.44%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (3.48%) Ansible
2 23 (3.34%) Data Guard
3 21 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (2.61%) Oracle RMAN
4 18 (2.61%) Terraform
5 17 (2.47%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.60%) Puppet
7 8 (1.16%) Kibana
7 8 (1.16%) logstash
7 8 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (0.87%) Oozie
9 5 (0.73%) Control-M
10 4 (0.58%) Grafana
11 3 (0.44%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (0.29%) Amdocs OSS
12 2 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
12 2 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.29%) MIIS
Vendors
1 599 (86.94%) Oracle
2 84 (12.19%) Red Hat
3 69 (10.01%) BEA
4 62 (9.00%) Informatica
5 61 (8.85%) Microsoft
6 57 (8.27%) webMethods
7 53 (7.69%) Sybase
8 48 (6.97%) MuleSoft
9 42 (6.10%) Axway
10 24 (3.48%) Cloudera
11 22 (3.19%) Dell
12 21 (3.05%) SAP
13 17 (2.47%) Pega
14 15 (2.18%) Google
15 14 (2.03%) IBM
16 11 (1.60%) Cognos
16 11 (1.60%) Tableau
17 8 (1.16%) Hyperion
18 7 (1.02%) MicroStrategy
19 6 (0.87%) Splunk