Period
to

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 May 2022 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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 244 201 223
Rank change year-on-year -43 +22 +59
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 773 631 541
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.11% 1.36% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 3.33% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 396 370
10th Percentile £381 £356 £360
25th Percentile £440 £405 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £510 £493 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.55% +3.68% +11.76%
75th Percentile £613 £588 £563
90th Percentile £710 £644 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £473
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.53% +11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
10th Percentile £48.38 £22.14 £24.10
25th Percentile £59.06 £24.38 £32.88
Median hourly rate £65.00 £55.00 £50.00
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +10.00% +119.01%
75th Percentile £68.08 £63.50 £51.25
90th Percentile £73.62 £68.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £55.00 £48.20
% change year-on-year +18.18% +14.11% +111.13%

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 25,843 18,962 17,834
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 37.05% 40.93% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,075 13,523 12,722
10th Percentile £381 £325 £325
25th Percentile £460 £411 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
75th Percentile £675 £600 £588
90th Percentile £775 £694 £675
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 468 374 294
10th Percentile £20.00 £16.97 £17.83
25th Percentile £35.00 £24.08 £23.28
Median hourly rate £50.81 £41.66 £43.75
Median % change year-on-year +21.96% -4.78% -1.69%
75th Percentile £62.50 £52.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £75.00 £62.18 £57.50
UK median hourly rate £50.77 £41.66 £42.75
% change year-on-year +21.87% -2.55% -1.44%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -64 390 £525 -4.55% 54
Midlands -29 119 £450 +11.11% 14
West Midlands -29 109 £450 +11.11% 7
South East -20 68 £600 +18.52% 13
North of England -45 58 £475 +15.15% 17
East of England -9 40 £475 - 7
North West -29 31 £478 +19.38% 4
South West -24 26 £525 +7.97% 5
Yorkshire -26 22 £450 +5.88% 8
East Midlands -14 10 £438 +9.38% 7
North East -15 5 £575 +21.05% 5
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 750 (97.02%) SQL
2 659 (85.25%) Oracle
3 248 (32.08%) Oracle Database
4 237 (30.66%) Java
5 234 (30.27%) Unix
6 223 (28.85%) Agile
7 164 (21.22%) Linux
8 163 (21.09%) Finance
9 155 (20.05%) SQL Server
10 154 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
11 149 (19.28%) Security Cleared
12 147 (19.02%) Shell Script
13 146 (18.89%) Windows
14 140 (18.11%) AWS
15 138 (17.85%) Social Skills
16 137 (17.72%) C#
17 132 (17.08%) SC Cleared
18 130 (16.82%) Git (software)
18 130 (16.82%) JIRA
19 125 (16.17%) Software Engineering
19 125 (16.17%) .NET
20 122 (15.78%) ETL
21 117 (15.14%) T-SQL
22 111 (14.36%) Python
23 109 (14.10%) Data Modelling
24 105 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
25 104 (13.45%) XML
26 103 (13.32%) Confluence
27 101 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
28 100 (12.94%) Azure

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
1 103 (13.32%) Confluence
2 81 (10.48%) WebLogic
3 46 (5.95%) SAS
4 25 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 23 (2.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 18 (2.33%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.81%) JBoss
8 13 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (1.16%) Apache
10 8 (1.03%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.91%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.65%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.52%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.52%) Mule
14 3 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.39%) Alfresco
14 3 (0.39%) IIS
Applications
1 49 (6.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.81%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (6.34%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (2.85%) Oracle Applications
2 22 (2.85%) Oracle ERP
3 20 (2.59%) Oracle Receivables
4 16 (2.07%) Oracle 11i
4 16 (2.07%) Oracle Payables
5 13 (1.68%) assyst
5 13 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 12 (1.55%) Endur
7 10 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 10 (1.29%) Oracle Utilities
7 10 (1.29%) SAP FI-CA
7 10 (1.29%) SAP PSCD
8 8 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
9 6 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.78%) PeopleSoft HCM
9 6 (0.78%) Siebel CRM
9 6 (0.78%) TIBCO iProcess
10 5 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 140 (18.11%) AWS
2 100 (12.94%) Azure
3 65 (8.41%) Power Platform
4 36 (4.66%) GCP
5 23 (2.98%) PowerApps
5 23 (2.98%) SaaS
6 22 (2.85%) Serverless
7 20 (2.59%) GitHub
7 20 (2.59%) PaaS
8 19 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
8 19 (2.46%) Power Automate
9 18 (2.33%) Microsoft 365
9 18 (2.33%) Tricentis Tosca
10 17 (2.20%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 16 (2.07%) Azure Functions
12 13 (1.68%) Azure Logic Apps
12 13 (1.68%) Azure Storage
13 12 (1.55%) IaaS
14 11 (1.42%) Snowflake
15 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.68%) HTTP
2 7 (0.91%) Kerberos
3 4 (0.52%) Firewall
4 3 (0.39%) FTP
4 3 (0.39%) SSL
5 2 (0.26%) AMQP
5 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.26%) Intranet
5 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.13%) Internet
6 1 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (32.08%) Oracle Database
2 155 (20.05%) SQL Server
3 101 (13.07%) Data Warehouse
4 84 (10.87%) Oracle Database 12c
5 82 (10.61%) Relational Database
6 80 (10.35%) MySQL
7 75 (9.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 68 (8.80%) Pentaho
9 63 (8.15%) Oracle Reports
10 62 (8.02%) Power BI
11 58 (7.50%) RDBMS
12 55 (7.12%) MongoDB
13 47 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
14 44 (5.69%) Oracle Database 10g
15 36 (4.66%) BusinessObjects
16 33 (4.27%) SQLPlus
16 33 (4.27%) Tableau
17 30 (3.88%) Hadoop
18 26 (3.36%) Impala
19 24 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 130 (16.82%) Git (software)
1 130 (16.82%) JIRA
2 89 (11.51%) Jenkins
3 61 (7.89%) Bitbucket
4 53 (6.86%) Oracle Forms
5 47 (6.08%) GitLab
6 41 (5.30%) Oracle APEX
7 32 (4.14%) SoapUI
8 30 (3.88%) Maven
8 30 (3.88%) Postman
9 27 (3.49%) Subversion
10 26 (3.36%) CA Gen
11 25 (3.23%) JUnit
12 23 (2.98%) Selenium
12 23 (2.98%) Visual Studio
13 15 (1.94%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.94%) JMeter
14 14 (1.81%) IBM UrbanCode
14 14 (1.81%) IntelliJ
14 14 (1.81%) Zephyr
General
1 163 (21.09%) Finance
2 138 (17.85%) Social Skills
3 99 (12.81%) Banking
4 87 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (7.63%) Public Sector
6 25 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.72%) Investment Banking
8 15 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
9 14 (1.81%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.55%) Legal
11 11 (1.42%) Retail
12 9 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
13 8 (1.03%) Back Office
13 8 (1.03%) Front Office
14 7 (0.91%) Billing
14 7 (0.91%) Law
14 7 (0.91%) Local Government
15 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.65%) Automotive
16 5 (0.65%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 380 (49.16%) Developer
2 118 (15.27%) Oracle Developer
3 75 (9.70%) Software Engineer
4 70 (9.06%) DBA
5 65 (8.41%) Analyst
5 65 (8.41%) C# Developer
6 59 (7.63%) Java Developer
7 57 (7.37%) SQL Developer
8 53 (6.86%) .NET Developer
9 50 (6.47%) Oracle DBA
10 43 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
11 41 (5.30%) Consultant
12 39 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (3.49%) Data Engineer
13 27 (3.49%) Test Analyst
14 26 (3.36%) Oracle Consultant
14 26 (3.36%) Senior Developer
15 20 (2.59%) Administrator
15 20 (2.59%) Architect
15 20 (2.59%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (16.17%) .NET
2 104 (13.45%) XML
3 82 (10.61%) J2EE
4 76 (9.83%) JSON
5 70 (9.06%) Web Services
6 64 (8.28%) HTML
7 52 (6.73%) CSS
8 50 (6.47%) REST
9 43 (5.56%) React
9 43 (5.56%) SOAP
9 43 (5.56%) Spring
10 35 (4.53%) .NET Framework
11 34 (4.40%) Hibernate
12 29 (3.75%) Spring Boot
13 28 (3.62%) jQuery
13 28 (3.62%) Oracle Fusion
14 27 (3.49%) HTML5
15 26 (3.36%) Middleware
16 23 (2.98%) .NET Core
17 22 (2.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (2.72%) Data Structures
2 19 (2.46%) Cloud Native
3 18 (2.33%) Clustering
3 18 (2.33%) Legacy Systems
4 14 (1.81%) DataPower
4 14 (1.81%) SWIFT
5 13 (1.68%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.55%) Public Cloud
6 12 (1.55%) Replication
7 11 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 11 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.29%) Derivative
9 9 (1.16%) Cybercrime
9 9 (1.16%) Legacy Code
10 8 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.78%) Credit Risk
11 6 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 5 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 234 (30.27%) Unix
2 164 (21.22%) Linux
3 146 (18.89%) Windows
4 23 (2.98%) Solaris
4 23 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 20 (2.59%) AIX
6 8 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.78%) Mesosphere
8 3 (0.39%) HPUX
8 3 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.39%) SUSE
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (28.85%) Agile
2 154 (19.92%) Business Intelligence
3 125 (16.17%) Software Engineering
4 122 (15.78%) ETL
5 109 (14.10%) Data Modelling
6 105 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
7 98 (12.68%) Scrum
8 97 (12.55%) DevOps
9 94 (12.16%) Analytics
10 93 (12.03%) Migration
11 78 (10.09%) CI/CD
11 78 (10.09%) Test Strategy
12 74 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
13 73 (9.44%) Process Improvement
14 66 (8.54%) Data Analysis
14 66 (8.54%) Requirements Gathering
15 65 (8.41%) Configuration Management
16 64 (8.28%) Data Analytics
17 62 (8.02%) OO
18 60 (7.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 750 (97.02%) SQL
2 237 (30.66%) Java
3 147 (19.02%) Shell Script
4 137 (17.72%) C#
5 117 (15.14%) T-SQL
6 111 (14.36%) Python
7 90 (11.64%) JavaScript
8 68 (8.80%) Perl
9 58 (7.50%) VBA
10 56 (7.24%) C
11 42 (5.43%) C++
12 40 (5.17%) VB
13 36 (4.66%) VB.NET
14 33 (4.27%) Scala
15 27 (3.49%) COBOL
16 24 (3.10%) HiveQL
17 23 (2.98%) R
18 19 (2.46%) Korn
19 18 (2.33%) Go
20 12 (1.55%) Bash
Qualifications
1 149 (19.28%) Security Cleared
2 132 (17.08%) SC Cleared
3 28 (3.62%) ISTQB
3 28 (3.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (2.46%) Degree
5 11 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
5 11 (1.42%) ISEB
6 10 (1.29%) DV Cleared
7 8 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.39%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.39%) OCPJP
8 3 (0.39%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.26%) MBA
10 1 (0.13%) CIMA
10 1 (0.13%) CISM
10 1 (0.13%) CISSP
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (7.50%) QA
2 18 (2.33%) Data Quality
3 15 (1.94%) GDPR
4 10 (1.29%) MiFID
5 9 (1.16%) SEPA
6 7 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.65%) EMIR
8 4 (0.52%) SLA
9 3 (0.39%) COREP
9 3 (0.39%) FINREP
9 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.26%) Accessibility
10 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.13%) GAAP
11 1 (0.13%) IFRS
System Software
1 60 (7.76%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (3.62%) Docker
3 27 (3.49%) HDFS
4 10 (1.29%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Clusterware
7 3 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.13%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 51 (6.60%) Oracle RMAN
2 50 (6.47%) Data Guard
3 41 (5.30%) Ansible
4 21 (2.72%) Kubernetes
5 18 (2.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 14 (1.81%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
7 12 (1.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 11 (1.42%) Terraform
9 10 (1.29%) Kibana
10 7 (0.91%) Control-M
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Flashback
12 5 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.65%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.52%) logstash
14 3 (0.39%) HP ALM
15 2 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
15 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
15 2 (0.26%) Puppet
15 2 (0.26%) QRadar
15 2 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 659 (85.25%) Oracle
2 57 (7.37%) Informatica
3 47 (6.08%) Microsoft
4 40 (5.17%) Talend
5 34 (4.40%) webMethods
6 33 (4.27%) BEA
7 27 (3.49%) Citrix
8 25 (3.23%) SAP
8 25 (3.23%) Sybase
9 24 (3.10%) Pega
10 22 (2.85%) IBM
11 15 (1.94%) MuleSoft
12 14 (1.81%) Google
12 14 (1.81%) Green Hat
13 13 (1.68%) Cloudera
13 13 (1.68%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.68%) Siebel
14 12 (1.55%) Sun
15 11 (1.42%) OpenLink
16 9 (1.16%) Murex