Period
to 17 May 2021

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 17 May 2021 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
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 214 273
Rank change year-on-year +23 +59 -17
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 621 554 876
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.24% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 3.01% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 379 558
10th Percentile £350 £360 £325
25th Percentile £405 £413 £369
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £588 £569 £525
90th Percentile £638 £638 £633
UK median daily rate £475 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 6
10th Percentile £22.14 £21.18 £16.38
25th Percentile £24.38 £25.56 £19.28
Median hourly rate £55.00 £34.25 £23.43
Median % change year-on-year +60.58% +46.18% -43.54%
75th Percentile £63.50 £44.06 £42.75
90th Percentile £68.00 £49.13 £51.88
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £46.40 £23.43
% change year-on-year +18.53% +98.04% -43.54%

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 18,566 18,431 36,348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 40.99% 41.20% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,255 13,165 25,846
10th Percentile £325 £325 £325
25th Percentile £407 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 310 563
10th Percentile £17.24 £17.50 £18.00
25th Percentile £24.35 £21.59 £30.75
Median hourly rate £41.31 £43.00 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year -3.93% -1.15% +7.41%
75th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
90th Percentile £62.00 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £41.15 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -3.18% -1.16% +7.50%

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 2021. 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 +35 333 £542 +10.61% 52
Midlands +28 99 £405 -5.37% 22
West Midlands +40 95 £405 -4.71% 7
South East -67 61 £506 -1.22% 8
North of England +42 54 £400 - 16
South West +47 27 £500 +14.29% 9
North West +20 26 £400 - 7
East of England +31 22 £475 +23.38% 1
Yorkshire +36 16 £425 +6.25% 8
North East +32 12 £470 +13.94% 1
East Midlands -8 3 £400 -20.40% 15
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, 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.

1 608 (97.91%) SQL
2 568 (91.47%) Oracle
3 221 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (31.08%) Java
5 168 (27.05%) Business Intelligence
6 152 (24.48%) Unix
6 152 (24.48%) Oracle Database
7 140 (22.54%) Social Skills
8 135 (21.74%) Python
9 133 (21.42%) Software Engineering
10 118 (19.00%) Azure
11 117 (18.84%) Finance
12 112 (18.04%) Test Strategy
13 108 (17.39%) Data Modelling
14 106 (17.07%) C#
15 103 (16.59%) AWS
16 101 (16.26%) ETL
17 100 (16.10%) WebLogic
17 100 (16.10%) Banking
18 96 (15.46%) Scrum
19 94 (15.14%) Shell Script
19 94 (15.14%) T-SQL
20 93 (14.98%) .NET
20 93 (14.98%) Linux
21 91 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
22 86 (13.85%) Process Improvement
23 85 (13.69%) J2EE
24 84 (13.53%) DevOps
25 82 (13.20%) Microservices
26 81 (13.04%) XML

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
1 100 (16.10%) WebLogic
2 52 (8.37%) Confluence
3 45 (7.25%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (4.67%) Oracle Workflow
5 22 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 20 (3.22%) SAS
7 19 (3.06%) Apache Spark
8 15 (2.42%) WebSphere
9 14 (2.25%) Apache
9 14 (2.25%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.77%) IIS
11 8 (1.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 8 (1.29%) Red Hat Fuse
12 6 (0.97%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.81%) JBoss
13 5 (0.81%) Luigi
14 4 (0.64%) Liferay
15 3 (0.48%) CMS
15 3 (0.48%) nginx
16 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
Applications
1 14 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (5.96%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (3.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 23 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
4 22 (3.54%) Oracle General Ledger
5 20 (3.22%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (2.42%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (2.09%) SAP FI-CA
7 13 (2.09%) SAP PSCD
8 12 (1.93%) Maximo
9 11 (1.77%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle FAH
12 4 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
13 3 (0.48%) Cerner Millennium
13 3 (0.48%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
14 2 (0.32%) Actimize
14 2 (0.32%) iTrent
14 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 118 (19.00%) Azure
2 103 (16.59%) AWS
3 55 (8.86%) Serverless
4 54 (8.70%) Azure Logic Apps
5 53 (8.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 53 (8.53%) Azure Functions
5 53 (8.53%) Azure Storage
6 47 (7.57%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (3.70%) GCP
8 19 (3.06%) Google Analytics
9 18 (2.90%) Amazon S3
10 17 (2.74%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.77%) PaaS
12 8 (1.29%) Tricentis Tosca
13 6 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle CX
13 6 (0.97%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 6 (0.97%) SaaS
14 5 (0.81%) Amazon EMR
14 5 (0.81%) AWS Data Pipeline
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.45%) SSL
1 9 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.64%) Internet
2 4 (0.64%) VLAN
3 3 (0.48%) SMTP
3 3 (0.48%) SNMP
3 3 (0.48%) SSH
4 2 (0.32%) Broadband
4 2 (0.32%) DMZ
4 2 (0.32%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) HTTP
4 2 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Firewall
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.16%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (24.48%) Oracle Database
2 91 (14.65%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (10.79%) MongoDB
4 57 (9.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 55 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 54 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 50 (8.05%) Oracle Reports
8 49 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 49 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
9 46 (7.41%) SQL Server
10 42 (6.76%) MySQL
11 32 (5.15%) Star Schema
12 31 (4.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 31 (4.99%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (4.51%) Tableau
14 23 (3.70%) SQLPlus
15 21 (3.38%) Hadoop
15 21 (3.38%) Oracle BI EE
15 21 (3.38%) RDBMS
16 18 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 69 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 68 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 66 (10.63%) JIRA
4 54 (8.70%) CA Gen
5 41 (6.60%) Oracle APEX
6 34 (5.48%) Maven
7 31 (4.99%) Bitbucket
8 30 (4.83%) Oracle Forms
9 28 (4.51%) SoapUI
10 22 (3.54%) Postman
11 15 (2.42%) Toad
12 13 (2.09%) GitLab
13 12 (1.93%) Visual Studio
14 11 (1.77%) Gradle
14 11 (1.77%) Selenium
15 9 (1.45%) JUnit
15 9 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (1.45%) TeamCity
16 8 (1.29%) Ant
16 8 (1.29%) Subversion
General
1 140 (22.54%) Social Skills
2 117 (18.84%) Finance
3 100 (16.10%) Banking
4 79 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (7.89%) Public Sector
6 48 (7.73%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.25%) Retail
8 9 (1.45%) Front Office
9 8 (1.29%) Back Office
9 8 (1.29%) Publishing
10 7 (1.13%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.13%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (0.97%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.81%) Law
13 4 (0.64%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (0.64%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.64%) Marketing
14 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.48%) Legal
14 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 311 (50.08%) Developer
2 93 (14.98%) Oracle Developer
3 66 (10.63%) Java Developer
4 48 (7.73%) Analyst
4 48 (7.73%) Software Engineer
5 47 (7.57%) Consultant
6 46 (7.41%) Senior Developer
7 45 (7.25%) SQL Developer
8 43 (6.92%) Data Engineer
9 31 (4.99%) DBA
10 30 (4.83%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.67%) Oracle DBA
12 25 (4.03%) PL/SQL Developer
13 22 (3.54%) .NET Developer
14 21 (3.38%) Azure Developer
14 21 (3.38%) Python Developer
15 19 (3.06%) Programmer
16 18 (2.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 17 (2.74%) Scala Developer
17 17 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.98%) .NET
2 85 (13.69%) J2EE
3 81 (13.04%) XML
4 77 (12.40%) HTML
5 74 (11.92%) JSON
6 63 (10.14%) .NET Core
7 55 (8.86%) CSS
8 54 (8.70%) Spring
9 46 (7.41%) HTML5
10 40 (6.44%) AngularJS
11 38 (6.12%) RESTful
11 38 (6.12%) Web Services
12 37 (5.96%) Kafka
13 35 (5.64%) REST
13 35 (5.64%) SOAP
14 30 (4.83%) .NET Framework
15 29 (4.67%) Spring Boot
16 28 (4.51%) ASP.NET
17 23 (3.70%) ASP.NET Core
17 23 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.86%) Cloud Native
2 37 (5.96%) Data Structures
3 25 (4.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.58%) Algorithms
6 12 (1.93%) Derivative
7 8 (1.29%) Credit Risk
7 8 (1.29%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.13%) Clustering
9 6 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.81%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.64%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.64%) Virtual Team
12 3 (0.48%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.48%) NHS
12 3 (0.48%) User Experience
13 2 (0.32%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.32%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.32%) Renewable Energy
13 2 (0.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 152 (24.48%) Unix
2 93 (14.98%) Linux
3 71 (11.43%) Windows
4 9 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
6 7 (1.13%) SUSE
7 6 (0.97%) Solaris
8 4 (0.64%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.16%) AIX
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (27.05%) Business Intelligence
3 133 (21.42%) Software Engineering
4 112 (18.04%) Test Strategy
5 108 (17.39%) Data Modelling
6 101 (16.26%) ETL
7 96 (15.46%) Scrum
8 86 (13.85%) Process Improvement
9 84 (13.53%) DevOps
10 82 (13.20%) Microservices
11 79 (12.72%) OO
12 74 (11.92%) Migration
12 74 (11.92%) Performance Tuning
13 72 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (10.79%) Configuration Management
15 66 (10.63%) SDLC
16 65 (10.47%) RUP
17 63 (10.14%) Analytics
17 63 (10.14%) Problem Management
18 62 (9.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 608 (97.91%) SQL
2 193 (31.08%) Java
3 135 (21.74%) Python
4 106 (17.07%) C#
5 94 (15.14%) Shell Script
5 94 (15.14%) T-SQL
6 77 (12.40%) JavaScript
7 68 (10.95%) C++
8 62 (9.98%) Perl
9 57 (9.18%) Java 8
10 47 (7.57%) Go
11 42 (6.76%) Scala
12 41 (6.60%) COBOL
13 32 (5.15%) C
14 25 (4.03%) PowerShell
15 16 (2.58%) TypeScript
16 13 (2.09%) VB
17 12 (1.93%) Haskell
18 11 (1.77%) HiveQL
19 10 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 80 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 67 (10.79%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.80%) Degree
4 21 (3.38%) ISTQB
5 20 (3.22%) ISEB
6 16 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 15 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 8 (1.29%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.48%) OCP
11 3 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
12 2 (0.32%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.32%) MCP
12 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.32%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.16%) HND
13 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.67%) QA
2 20 (3.22%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.13%) FINREP
4 6 (0.97%) COREP
4 6 (0.97%) GDPR
5 5 (0.81%) SLA
6 3 (0.48%) IFRS
6 3 (0.48%) MiFID
6 3 (0.48%) PMO
7 1 (0.16%) GAAP
7 1 (0.16%) GRC
7 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.16%) NIST
7 1 (0.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (2.42%) Docker
2 13 (2.09%) HDFS
3 12 (1.93%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Clusterware
4 4 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.16%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 59 (9.50%) Kubernetes
2 26 (4.19%) Ansible
3 11 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.77%) Oracle RMAN
4 9 (1.45%) Puppet
5 8 (1.29%) Data Guard
5 8 (1.29%) Terraform
6 5 (0.81%) Control-M
7 4 (0.64%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (0.64%) Oracle Flashback
7 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.32%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.32%) Rancher
9 2 (0.32%) Salt
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 568 (91.47%) Oracle
2 70 (11.27%) BEA
3 66 (10.63%) webMethods
4 53 (8.53%) MuleSoft
5 49 (7.89%) SAP
6 39 (6.28%) Pega
7 36 (5.80%) Informatica
8 27 (4.35%) Microsoft
9 26 (4.19%) Google
10 15 (2.42%) Talend
11 14 (2.25%) IBM
12 13 (2.09%) CA
13 11 (1.77%) DevExpress
13 11 (1.77%) Red Hat
13 11 (1.77%) Serena
14 8 (1.29%) Guidewire
15 7 (1.13%) Splunk
15 7 (1.13%) Sybase
15 7 (1.13%) WSO2
16 5 (0.81%) Murex