Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 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)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 242 226
Rank change year-on-year -25 -16 -62
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 846 1,014 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.02% 1.10% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.36% 2.52% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 668 648
England median daily rate £435 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £322 £313 £304
90th Percentile £638 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 12
England median hourly rate £22.83 £33.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.85% -21.64% +10.32%
10th Percentile £19.52 £31.15 £36.80
90th Percentile £65.50 £45.30 £45.35
UK median hourly rate £22.83 £34.25 £43.00
% change year-on-year -33.34% -20.35% +10.97%

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 35,847 40,245 35,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.06% 43.75% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,072 28,270 24,185
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 725 759
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% - +7.79%
10th Percentile £19.60 £17.52 £17.70
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £40.88 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.20% -1.51% +9.21%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in England

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor 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 26 June 2019. 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 -25 327 £475 +5.56% 20
South East +30 248 £425 +2.41% 17
Midlands -25 103 £400 - 11
North of England +3 84 £375 -11.66% 10
West Midlands 0 74 £423 +9.03% 5
Yorkshire +16 48 £375 -11.76% 2
East of England -4 42 £456 +10.61% 5
South West -52 39 £435 +2.35% 2
East Midlands -26 28 £400 - 6
North West +4 21 £407 -1.57% 6
North East +32 15 £303 -11.03% 2
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 England region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 826 (97.64%) SQL
2 736 (87.00%) Oracle
3 272 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
4 255 (30.14%) Oracle Database
5 249 (29.43%) Java
6 207 (24.47%) Unix
7 200 (23.64%) Finance
8 192 (22.70%) SQL Server
9 176 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
10 169 (19.98%) Data Warehouse
10 169 (19.98%) Shell Script
11 139 (16.43%) ETL
12 136 (16.08%) Microsoft
13 130 (15.37%) T-SQL
14 123 (14.54%) Security Cleared
15 122 (14.42%) Migration
16 118 (13.95%) C#
17 117 (13.83%) Data Modelling
18 115 (13.59%) XML
19 114 (13.48%) Scrum
20 113 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
21 111 (13.12%) Performance Tuning
21 111 (13.12%) .NET
22 109 (12.88%) Oracle Database 11g
23 104 (12.29%) JavaScript
24 99 (11.70%) Oracle Forms
25 98 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
26 97 (11.47%) WebLogic
27 96 (11.35%) Linux
28 95 (11.23%) Relational Database

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 97 (11.47%) WebLogic
2 61 (7.21%) Confluence
3 29 (3.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 25 (2.96%) Apache
4 25 (2.96%) Tomcat
5 24 (2.84%) IIS
5 24 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (2.72%) Apache Spark
7 15 (1.77%) CMS
8 12 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.42%) nginx
8 12 (1.42%) SharePoint
9 10 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.06%) JBoss
11 7 (0.83%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (0.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.47%) Appian
12 4 (0.47%) Captiva
12 4 (0.47%) Documentum
Applications
1 48 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 55 (6.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 28 (3.31%) Oracle Applications
3 28 (3.31%) Oracle Receivables
4 21 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
6 13 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (1.30%) Oracle Financials
8 10 (1.18%) BusinessWorks
9 9 (1.06%) Oracle General Ledger
9 9 (1.06%) Oracle TCA
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (0.95%) Oracle Cash Management
11 7 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
12 5 (0.59%) CSG Singleview
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle 11i
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle FAH
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle iProcurement
13 4 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 68 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.78%) Power Platform
4 16 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.30%) GitHub
6 10 (1.18%) IBM Blueworks
7 8 (0.95%) Apigee
7 8 (0.95%) PaaS
8 6 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (0.71%) Trello
9 3 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.24%) NuGet
10 2 (0.24%) Office 365
10 2 (0.24%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 2 (0.24%) Taleo
10 2 (0.24%) Tricentis Tosca
11 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.54%) Firewall
2 11 (1.30%) HTTP
3 9 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.83%) SSL
5 5 (0.59%) WAN
6 2 (0.24%) DNS
6 2 (0.24%) NAS
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) Internet
7 1 (0.12%) Modbus
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (30.14%) Oracle Database
2 192 (22.70%) SQL Server
3 169 (19.98%) Data Warehouse
4 109 (12.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 95 (11.23%) Relational Database
6 91 (10.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 87 (10.28%) Oracle Reports
8 72 (8.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (6.62%) Oracle BI EE
11 55 (6.50%) Oracle Database 10g
12 53 (6.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 43 (5.08%) RDBMS
14 40 (4.73%) BusinessObjects
14 40 (4.73%) MySQL
15 37 (4.37%) Big Data
16 35 (4.14%) Oracle ODI
17 32 (3.78%) MongoDB
18 30 (3.55%) Power BI
19 26 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 99 (11.70%) Oracle Forms
2 83 (9.81%) JIRA
3 81 (9.57%) Git (software)
4 54 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 36 (4.26%) Selenium
5 36 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (4.14%) Cucumber
6 35 (4.14%) Oracle APEX
7 34 (4.02%) Maven
7 34 (4.02%) ProC
7 34 (4.02%) Subversion
8 31 (3.66%) Bitbucket
9 29 (3.43%) Toad
10 22 (2.60%) CA Gen
10 22 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 22 (2.60%) Visual Studio
11 20 (2.36%) Eclipse
12 18 (2.13%) NUnit
13 17 (2.01%) TeamCity
14 16 (1.89%) SpecFlow
General
1 200 (23.64%) Finance
2 91 (10.76%) Banking
3 41 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 31 (3.66%) Retail
5 24 (2.84%) Front Office
6 22 (2.60%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.89%) Billing
8 13 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.06%) Back Office
9 9 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.59%) Marketing
11 4 (0.47%) Military
12 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Legal
13 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.24%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 453 (53.55%) Developer
2 117 (13.83%) Oracle Developer
3 99 (11.70%) SQL Developer
4 79 (9.34%) Analyst
4 79 (9.34%) Java Developer
5 74 (8.75%) DBA
6 69 (8.16%) Consultant
7 67 (7.92%) PL/SQL Developer
8 57 (6.74%) Oracle DBA
9 48 (5.67%) Oracle Consultant
10 41 (4.85%) C# Developer
10 41 (4.85%) Senior Developer
11 39 (4.61%) .NET Developer
11 39 (4.61%) Architect
12 25 (2.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (2.96%) Tester
13 22 (2.60%) Data Engineer
14 21 (2.48%) ETL Developer
15 20 (2.36%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.25%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (13.59%) XML
2 111 (13.12%) .NET
3 94 (11.11%) J2EE
4 92 (10.87%) Web Services
5 77 (9.10%) HTML
6 75 (8.87%) Spring
7 58 (6.86%) CSS
8 57 (6.74%) JSON
9 49 (5.79%) RESTful
10 47 (5.56%) SOAP
11 42 (4.96%) WinForms
12 41 (4.85%) JMS
12 41 (4.85%) REST
13 36 (4.26%) WPF
14 35 (4.14%) AngularJS
14 35 (4.14%) ASP.NET
15 34 (4.02%) Hibernate
15 34 (4.02%) Middleware
16 30 (3.55%) HTML5
17 28 (3.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 113 (13.36%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (3.78%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.43%) Robotics
4 21 (2.48%) Replication
5 17 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.42%) NHS
7 11 (1.30%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
9 9 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.83%) Derivative
10 7 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.71%) EPoS
11 6 (0.71%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.59%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.59%) Reference Data
13 4 (0.47%) Credit Risk
13 4 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 207 (24.47%) Unix
2 96 (11.35%) Linux
3 70 (8.27%) Windows
4 34 (4.02%) AIX
5 20 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.36%) Solaris
6 19 (2.25%) Oracle Linux
7 10 (1.18%) OpenVMS
7 10 (1.18%) SUSE
8 9 (1.06%) HPUX
8 9 (1.06%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.47%) Android
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.12%) Fedora
10 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (32.15%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (16.43%) ETL
4 122 (14.42%) Migration
5 117 (13.83%) Data Modelling
6 114 (13.48%) Scrum
7 111 (13.12%) Performance Tuning
8 98 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
9 89 (10.52%) Analytics
10 80 (9.46%) Test Automation
11 78 (9.22%) Data Migration
12 75 (8.87%) DevOps
13 66 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
14 63 (7.45%) Test Strategy
15 47 (5.56%) SDLC
16 46 (5.44%) CRM
17 45 (5.32%) Process Improvement
17 45 (5.32%) Software Engineering
18 44 (5.20%) Configuration Management
18 44 (5.20%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 826 (97.64%) SQL
2 249 (29.43%) Java
3 169 (19.98%) Shell Script
4 130 (15.37%) T-SQL
5 118 (13.95%) C#
6 104 (12.29%) JavaScript
7 63 (7.45%) Perl
8 53 (6.26%) C
9 49 (5.79%) Python
10 48 (5.67%) VB
11 45 (5.32%) Java 8
12 38 (4.49%) VB.NET
13 36 (4.26%) VBA
14 20 (2.36%) Scala
15 19 (2.25%) PowerShell
16 14 (1.65%) XPath
16 14 (1.65%) XQuery
17 13 (1.54%) Korn
18 11 (1.30%) C++
19 10 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (14.54%) Security Cleared
2 73 (8.63%) SC Cleared
3 52 (6.15%) Degree
4 39 (4.61%) DV Cleared
5 22 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 20 (2.36%) ISEB
7 14 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.42%) Master's Degree
9 10 (1.18%) OCP
9 10 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
10 9 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.83%) MCP
11 7 (0.83%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.35%) PhD
13 2 (0.24%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.24%) HP APS
13 2 (0.24%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.97%) QA
2 14 (1.65%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.95%) SLA
4 3 (0.35%) GDPR
4 3 (0.35%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.12%) EMIR
5 1 (0.12%) HL7
5 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 68 (8.04%) Oracle RAC
2 36 (4.26%) Docker
3 6 (0.71%) HDFS
4 5 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.35%) KVM
5 3 (0.35%) RHEV
5 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.24%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) zsh
Systems Management
1 29 (3.43%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (2.96%) Amdocs OSS
2 25 (2.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 21 (2.48%) HP ALM
3 21 (2.48%) Kubernetes
4 19 (2.25%) Ansible
4 19 (2.25%) Data Guard
5 12 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (1.42%) Puppet
6 8 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (0.95%) Kibana
7 6 (0.71%) Control-M
8 5 (0.59%) Terraform
9 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 3 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (0.35%) logstash
10 3 (0.35%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.12%) Automic
12 1 (0.12%) FlexNet
Vendors
1 736 (87.00%) Oracle
2 136 (16.08%) Microsoft
3 72 (8.51%) Informatica
4 48 (5.67%) BEA
5 41 (4.85%) webMethods
6 33 (3.90%) IBM
7 25 (2.96%) Cramer
7 25 (2.96%) HP
8 24 (2.84%) Pega
9 23 (2.72%) Citrix
10 22 (2.60%) SAP
10 22 (2.60%) Tableau
11 15 (1.77%) Google
11 15 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.42%) Splunk
13 11 (1.30%) Cadence
14 10 (1.18%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.95%) Teradata
15 8 (0.95%) VMware
16 7 (0.83%) ForgeRock