Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 253 242 247
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -59
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 818 1,066 976
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.06% 1.13% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.51% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 696 637
England median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £340 £313 £306
90th Percentile £644 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 19
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.21% +39.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £19.20 £33.25 £25.20
90th Percentile £57.50 £59.09 £44.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +31.94% -10.00%

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 32,653 42,500 38,753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.25% 44.95% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,895 30,159 27,170
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 642 746
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% +5.66% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.25 £17.28 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +6.67%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +31 374 £500 +11.11% 57
South East +39 239 £450 +5.88% 34
Midlands -12 66 £438 +9.38% 20
North of England -9 52 £415 +3.62% 30
South West -24 48 £475 +11.76% 10
East of England -14 38 £313 -32.43% 7
West Midlands -18 34 £425 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +9 32 £500 +21.21% 9
North West +10 27 £413 +3.13% 12
Yorkshire +5 21 £415 -2.35% 14
North East +13 4 £375 +15.38% 4
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 805 (98.41%) SQL
2 689 (84.23%) Oracle
3 285 (34.84%) Oracle Database
4 262 (32.03%) Java
5 249 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
6 167 (20.42%) Unix
7 161 (19.68%) ETL
8 158 (19.32%) SQL Server
9 156 (19.07%) Business Intelligence
10 151 (18.46%) Linux
11 150 (18.34%) Finance
12 149 (18.22%) Migration
13 145 (17.73%) Security Cleared
14 136 (16.63%) Data Warehouse
15 123 (15.04%) XML
16 122 (14.91%) Shell Script
17 117 (14.30%) Data Modelling
18 112 (13.69%) SC Cleared
19 110 (13.45%) Oracle Database 12c
20 109 (13.33%) JavaScript
21 108 (13.20%) WebLogic
21 108 (13.20%) Scrum
22 104 (12.71%) Microsoft
23 100 (12.22%) JIRA
24 98 (11.98%) Web Services
24 98 (11.98%) Oracle Database 11g
25 96 (11.74%) Performance Tuning
26 94 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
27 92 (11.25%) Banking
28 89 (10.88%) Windows

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
1 108 (13.20%) WebLogic
2 79 (9.66%) Confluence
3 62 (7.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 27 (3.30%) Apache
5 26 (3.18%) Tomcat
6 23 (2.81%) JBoss
6 23 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 15 (1.83%) Apache Spark
7 15 (1.83%) CMS
7 15 (1.83%) MQSeries
7 15 (1.83%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.59%) IIS
9 12 (1.47%) SharePoint
10 10 (1.22%) iPlanet
11 7 (0.86%) Apache ServiceMix
11 7 (0.86%) SAS
12 6 (0.73%) Apache Pig
12 6 (0.73%) Jetty
12 6 (0.73%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 40 (4.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (7.33%) Oracle EBS
2 37 (4.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 36 (4.40%) Oracle Receivables
4 28 (3.42%) Oracle Payables
5 22 (2.69%) Oracle General Ledger
6 21 (2.57%) Oracle Cash Management
7 19 (2.32%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (2.32%) Oracle ERP
8 16 (1.96%) Oracle Assets
9 15 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
10 13 (1.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 13 (1.59%) Oracle TCA
11 11 (1.34%) BusinessWorks
11 11 (1.34%) CSG Singleview
11 11 (1.34%) Oracle FAH
11 11 (1.34%) Oracle iProcurement
12 10 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (0.86%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
13 7 (0.86%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 83 (10.15%) AWS
2 65 (7.95%) Azure
3 28 (3.42%) GitHub
4 18 (2.20%) PaaS
4 18 (2.20%) Power Platform
5 16 (1.96%) Trello
6 14 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.34%) Apigee
8 10 (1.22%) IBM Blueworks
8 10 (1.22%) SaaS
9 9 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.86%) Google Sheets
11 5 (0.61%) GCP
12 4 (0.49%) Office 365
13 3 (0.37%) Serverless
14 2 (0.24%) npm
14 2 (0.24%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.86%) Intranet
2 6 (0.73%) SSH
3 5 (0.61%) Internet
4 4 (0.49%) HTTP
4 4 (0.49%) WAN
5 3 (0.37%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.24%) FTP
6 2 (0.24%) SMTP
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
7 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) Modbus
7 1 (0.12%) SAN
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (34.84%) Oracle Database
2 158 (19.32%) SQL Server
3 136 (16.63%) Data Warehouse
4 110 (13.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 98 (11.98%) Oracle Database 11g
6 80 (9.78%) Oracle Reports
7 76 (9.29%) Oracle ODI
8 74 (9.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 68 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (6.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 54 (6.60%) Oracle BI EE
12 47 (5.75%) Relational Database
13 42 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
14 39 (4.77%) Big Data
15 32 (3.91%) RDBMS
16 31 (3.79%) MySQL
17 27 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
18 23 (2.81%) Hadoop
19 22 (2.69%) MongoDB
20 21 (2.57%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 100 (12.22%) JIRA
2 72 (8.80%) Git (software)
3 61 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
4 47 (5.75%) Jenkins
5 41 (5.01%) Oracle APEX
6 36 (4.40%) Selenium
7 34 (4.16%) Maven
7 34 (4.16%) Subversion
8 27 (3.30%) Bitbucket
9 25 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 22 (2.69%) TeamCity
11 20 (2.44%) Eclipse
12 17 (2.08%) Ant
12 17 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (1.96%) ProC
14 15 (1.83%) CA Gen
14 15 (1.83%) Gradle
15 13 (1.59%) Toad
16 12 (1.47%) Mockito
16 12 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 150 (18.34%) Finance
2 92 (11.25%) Banking
3 49 (5.99%) Telecoms
4 47 (5.75%) Public Sector
5 30 (3.67%) Billing
6 24 (2.93%) Retail
7 15 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 14 (1.71%) Back Office
8 14 (1.71%) Front Office
9 13 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.22%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.98%) Marketing
12 7 (0.86%) Electronics
12 7 (0.86%) International Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Military
14 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.37%) Law
15 3 (0.37%) Publishing
16 2 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 455 (55.62%) Developer
2 145 (17.73%) Oracle Developer
3 88 (10.76%) SQL Developer
4 71 (8.68%) DBA
5 66 (8.07%) Architect
6 60 (7.33%) Analyst
6 60 (7.33%) Consultant
7 55 (6.72%) Oracle DBA
8 53 (6.48%) Java Developer
9 52 (6.36%) PL/SQL Developer
10 34 (4.16%) Oracle Consultant
11 31 (3.79%) Senior Developer
12 30 (3.67%) C# Developer
13 27 (3.30%) .NET Developer
13 27 (3.30%) ETL Developer
14 21 (2.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (2.44%) Data Analyst
16 18 (2.20%) Administrator
16 18 (2.20%) Full Stack Developer
17 17 (2.08%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (15.04%) XML
2 98 (11.98%) Web Services
3 76 (9.29%) .NET
3 76 (9.29%) JSON
4 67 (8.19%) HTML
4 67 (8.19%) J2EE
5 66 (8.07%) Spring
6 53 (6.48%) Hibernate
7 44 (5.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 41 (5.01%) AngularJS
8 41 (5.01%) REST
9 36 (4.40%) CSS
9 36 (4.40%) jQuery
10 35 (4.28%) SOAP
11 34 (4.16%) JMS
12 30 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
12 30 (3.67%) Apache Camel
13 29 (3.55%) Middleware
14 24 (2.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 23 (2.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (2.08%) Data Structures
2 17 (2.08%) Replication
3 15 (1.83%) Derivative
3 15 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (1.59%) NHS
5 12 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.10%) User Experience
8 8 (0.98%) Robotics
9 7 (0.86%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.86%) Clustering
10 6 (0.73%) Credit Risk
10 6 (0.73%) Life Science
11 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.49%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.49%) Market Risk
12 4 (0.49%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 167 (20.42%) Unix
2 151 (18.46%) Linux
3 89 (10.88%) Windows
4 24 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 22 (2.69%) AIX
6 15 (1.83%) Solaris
7 11 (1.34%) Android
8 10 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.98%) CentOS
10 8 (0.98%) OpenVMS
10 8 (0.98%) SUSE
10 8 (0.98%) Windows Server
11 6 (0.73%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.73%) Debian
11 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.49%) HPUX
14 3 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (19.68%) ETL
3 156 (19.07%) Business Intelligence
4 149 (18.22%) Migration
5 117 (14.30%) Data Modelling
6 108 (13.20%) Scrum
7 96 (11.74%) Performance Tuning
8 94 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
9 78 (9.54%) Data Migration
10 74 (9.05%) DevOps
11 68 (8.31%) Test Automation
12 63 (7.70%) SOA
13 51 (6.23%) Analytics
14 49 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
15 45 (5.50%) Software Engineering
15 45 (5.50%) Unit Testing
16 43 (5.26%) ERP
16 43 (5.26%) MVC
17 37 (4.52%) Configuration Management
17 37 (4.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 805 (98.41%) SQL
2 262 (32.03%) Java
3 122 (14.91%) Shell Script
4 109 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 86 (10.51%) T-SQL
6 75 (9.17%) C#
7 58 (7.09%) Python
8 43 (5.26%) Perl
9 38 (4.65%) C
10 33 (4.03%) VB
11 28 (3.42%) Scala
11 28 (3.42%) VBA
12 26 (3.18%) Ruby
13 23 (2.81%) Java 8
14 20 (2.44%) VB.NET
15 17 (2.08%) C++
16 15 (1.83%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.83%) XPath
17 14 (1.71%) XQuery
18 7 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 145 (17.73%) Security Cleared
2 112 (13.69%) SC Cleared
3 43 (5.26%) Degree
4 18 (2.20%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.22%) ISEB
6 10 (1.22%) ISTQB
7 9 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
8 8 (0.98%) OCP
9 7 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.49%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.49%) MCP
11 4 (0.49%) SAP Certification
12 3 (0.37%) HND
12 3 (0.37%) PhD
13 2 (0.24%) MCSE
13 2 (0.24%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.13%) QA
2 34 (4.16%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.59%) MiFID
4 8 (0.98%) GDPR
5 4 (0.49%) PMO
5 4 (0.49%) SLA
6 2 (0.24%) COREP
6 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.24%) FINREP
6 2 (0.24%) HL7
7 1 (0.12%) CDISC
7 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (4.77%) Oracle RAC
2 12 (1.47%) Docker
3 11 (1.34%) HDFS
4 6 (0.73%) OCFS2
5 5 (0.61%) NFS
6 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.12%) KVM
7 1 (0.12%) RHEV
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (3.79%) Data Guard
2 21 (2.57%) Amdocs OSS
2 21 (2.57%) Oracle RMAN
3 16 (1.96%) Puppet
4 13 (1.59%) Kubernetes
5 12 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (1.22%) Ansible
7 9 (1.10%) Control-M
8 8 (0.98%) HP ALM
9 7 (0.86%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 7 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.86%) Kibana
10 6 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.73%) Salt
11 4 (0.49%) Oozie
12 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.24%) logstash
13 2 (0.24%) Mesos
13 2 (0.24%) SCOM
13 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 689 (84.23%) Oracle
2 104 (12.71%) Microsoft
3 49 (5.99%) Informatica
4 42 (5.13%) SAP
5 34 (4.16%) BEA
5 34 (4.16%) webMethods
6 30 (3.67%) Red Hat
7 25 (3.06%) IBM
8 24 (2.93%) Sybase
9 21 (2.57%) Cramer
10 20 (2.44%) Google
11 18 (2.20%) Tableau
12 16 (1.96%) MuleSoft
13 15 (1.83%) Axway
13 15 (1.83%) Pega
14 12 (1.47%) Sun
14 12 (1.47%) TIBCO
15 11 (1.34%) Citrix
15 11 (1.34%) Cognos
15 11 (1.34%) HP