Period
to 30 October 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 247 255
Rank change year-on-year +41 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 356 840 1,040
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.08% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 2.57% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 561 696
Median daily rate £450 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.26% +0.29%
10th Percentile £313 £340 £313
90th Percentile £600 £650 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £445
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.74% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -30.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £42.00 £19.85 £33.25
90th Percentile £61.06 £55.63 £58.38
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +38.89%

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 12,004 32,728 42,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.82% 42.26% 44.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,990 22,925 30,257
Median daily rate £488 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £310 £325 £319
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 621 640
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.51 £42.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.37% +5.50% +5.48%
10th Percentile £12.75 £19.25 £17.00
90th Percentile £57.17 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £41.81
% change year-on-year -20.45% +5.25% +4.51%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 30 October 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 -4 124 £450 -12.83% 34
South East +66 101 £475 +5.56% 13
Midlands +65 50 £405 -4.71% 28
West Midlands +73 44 £415 -2.35% 12
North of England +92 25 £440 +4.76% 15
South West +79 24 £410 -13.68% 6
North West +77 17 £440 -2.22% 9
East of England +57 7 £488 +56.00% 7
Yorkshire +62 4 £400 -3.61% 6
North East +37 4 £495 +13.14%
East Midlands +20 4 £450 -10.00% 16
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 348 (97.75%) SQL
2 313 (87.92%) Oracle
3 136 (38.20%) Java
4 131 (36.80%) Oracle Database
5 113 (31.74%) Security Cleared
6 110 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
7 98 (27.53%) SC Cleared
8 79 (22.19%) WebLogic
9 75 (21.07%) Linux
9 75 (21.07%) Business Intelligence
10 74 (20.79%) Unix
11 73 (20.51%) XML
12 66 (18.54%) Jenkins
13 61 (17.13%) SQL Server
14 58 (16.29%) JSON
15 57 (16.01%) Data Modelling
16 55 (15.45%) J2EE
17 54 (15.17%) JavaScript
18 53 (14.89%) Oracle Reports
19 52 (14.61%) Shell Script
19 52 (14.61%) Git (software)
20 50 (14.04%) T-SQL
21 49 (13.76%) ERP
21 49 (13.76%) Finance
22 46 (12.92%) OO
23 45 (12.64%) Python
23 45 (12.64%) Scrum
23 45 (12.64%) JIRA
24 44 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
24 44 (12.36%) Microservices

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 79 (22.19%) WebLogic
2 31 (8.71%) Confluence
3 24 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 18 (5.06%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 13 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (3.09%) Mule
7 11 (3.09%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.81%) Red Hat Fuse
9 9 (2.53%) MQSeries
10 8 (2.25%) JBoss
11 7 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.40%) Jetty
12 5 (1.40%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 4 (1.12%) Apache
13 4 (1.12%) IIS
13 4 (1.12%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.56%) CMS
15 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.69%) RoboHelp
3 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (11.80%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (7.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (6.18%) Oracle Applications
4 16 (4.49%) Maximo
5 15 (4.21%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (3.93%) Oracle ERP
7 13 (3.65%) Oracle General Ledger
8 11 (3.09%) SAP FI-CA
9 9 (2.53%) Oracle Assets
10 6 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
10 6 (1.69%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
13 3 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle Cash Management
14 2 (0.56%) Oracle FAH
14 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
15 1 (0.28%) iTrent
15 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.11%) Azure
2 29 (8.15%) AWS
3 16 (4.49%) GitHub
4 5 (1.40%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.12%) PaaS
6 3 (0.84%) GCP
7 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 2 (0.56%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
8 1 (0.28%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.25%) Firewall
2 5 (1.40%) BGP
2 5 (1.40%) MPLS
2 5 (1.40%) SNMP
2 5 (1.40%) SSH
2 5 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.56%) FTP
3 2 (0.56%) SAN
3 2 (0.56%) SSL
3 2 (0.56%) WebEx
4 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (36.80%) Oracle Database
2 61 (17.13%) SQL Server
3 53 (14.89%) Oracle Reports
4 38 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
5 33 (9.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 32 (8.99%) Oracle Database 12c
7 29 (8.15%) MySQL
8 28 (7.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 26 (7.30%) Relational Database
10 25 (7.02%) MongoDB
10 25 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 24 (6.74%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (5.34%) SQLPlus
13 18 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (4.78%) Hadoop
15 14 (3.93%) BusinessObjects
16 13 (3.65%) NoSQL
16 13 (3.65%) Oracle Discoverer
17 12 (3.37%) Oracle ODI
18 11 (3.09%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 66 (18.54%) Jenkins
2 52 (14.61%) Git (software)
3 45 (12.64%) JIRA
4 39 (10.96%) Oracle APEX
5 33 (9.27%) Toad
6 31 (8.71%) Maven
7 27 (7.58%) Oracle Forms
8 24 (6.74%) CA Gen
9 23 (6.46%) Selenium
10 19 (5.34%) Cucumber
11 18 (5.06%) Subversion
12 12 (3.37%) Ant
12 12 (3.37%) Eclipse
12 12 (3.37%) Postman
12 12 (3.37%) SoapUI
13 11 (3.09%) ClearCase
14 10 (2.81%) Gradle
14 10 (2.81%) Hudson
14 10 (2.81%) LoadRunner
14 10 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (13.76%) Finance
2 35 (9.83%) Public Sector
3 21 (5.90%) Banking
4 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) Back Office
7 2 (0.56%) Front Office
7 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
7 2 (0.56%) Police
8 1 (0.28%) Billing
8 1 (0.28%) German Language
8 1 (0.28%) International Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (51.40%) Developer
2 52 (14.61%) Oracle Developer
3 45 (12.64%) Analyst
4 34 (9.55%) DBA
5 33 (9.27%) Java Developer
6 30 (8.43%) Oracle DBA
7 23 (6.46%) Consultant
8 18 (5.06%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.06%) SQL Developer
9 17 (4.78%) PL/SQL Developer
10 16 (4.49%) Maximo Developer
10 16 (4.49%) Oracle Consultant
11 15 (4.21%) Test Analyst
12 14 (3.93%) Oracle Specialist
13 13 (3.65%) Architect
14 11 (3.09%) ETL Developer
15 10 (2.81%) Business Analyst
15 10 (2.81%) Software Developer
16 9 (2.53%) Scala Developer
17 8 (2.25%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (20.51%) XML
2 58 (16.29%) JSON
3 55 (15.45%) J2EE
4 42 (11.80%) Spring
4 42 (11.80%) Web Services
5 40 (11.24%) HTML
6 39 (10.96%) SOAP
7 33 (9.27%) CSS
8 30 (8.43%) REST
9 29 (8.15%) jQuery
10 28 (7.87%) .NET
11 26 (7.30%) RabbitMQ
12 25 (7.02%) Middleware
13 24 (6.74%) Oracle Fusion
14 21 (5.90%) ASP.NET
14 21 (5.90%) Spring Boot
15 19 (5.34%) JMS
16 18 (5.06%) RESTful
17 17 (4.78%) Apache Camel
18 16 (4.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.25%) Robotics
3 7 (1.97%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.97%) Replication
4 6 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 6 (1.69%) Clustering
4 6 (1.69%) User Experience
5 5 (1.40%) Derivative
5 5 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.12%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.84%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.56%) CMDB
8 2 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.28%) Equities
9 1 (0.28%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 75 (21.07%) Linux
2 74 (20.79%) Unix
3 34 (9.55%) Windows
4 20 (5.62%) AIX
5 18 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (4.78%) Solaris
7 7 (1.97%) CentOS
7 7 (1.97%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.69%) Android
8 6 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (1.69%) SUSE
8 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
9 5 (1.40%) Debian
9 5 (1.40%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (30.90%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (21.07%) Business Intelligence
3 57 (16.01%) Data Modelling
4 49 (13.76%) ERP
5 46 (12.92%) OO
6 45 (12.64%) Scrum
7 44 (12.36%) Microservices
7 44 (12.36%) Performance Tuning
8 43 (12.08%) Test Automation
9 39 (10.96%) DevOps
10 37 (10.39%) ETL
11 36 (10.11%) Test Scripting
11 36 (10.11%) Test Strategy
12 35 (9.83%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (9.27%) Configuration Management
13 33 (9.27%) Kanban
13 33 (9.27%) Migration
13 33 (9.27%) Unit Testing
14 27 (7.58%) RUP
15 26 (7.30%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 348 (97.75%) SQL
2 136 (38.20%) Java
3 54 (15.17%) JavaScript
4 52 (14.61%) Shell Script
5 50 (14.04%) T-SQL
6 45 (12.64%) Python
7 38 (10.67%) Perl
8 25 (7.02%) Java 8
9 23 (6.46%) C#
10 16 (4.49%) Scala
11 15 (4.21%) Bash Shell
12 13 (3.65%) C
12 13 (3.65%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.37%) Ruby
13 12 (3.37%) VB.NET
14 11 (3.09%) C++
14 11 (3.09%) PHP
14 11 (3.09%) VB
15 9 (2.53%) Korn
16 8 (2.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 113 (31.74%) Security Cleared
2 98 (27.53%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.21%) Degree
4 13 (3.65%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.12%) ISEB
7 3 (0.84%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.28%) MCP
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.28%) OCP
9 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.49%) QA
2 3 (0.84%) COREP
2 3 (0.84%) FINREP
2 3 (0.84%) GDPR
3 2 (0.56%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.28%) MiFID
4 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (5.34%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.09%) HDFS
3 8 (2.25%) Docker
4 4 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.84%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.56%) KVM
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (7.87%) Oracle RMAN
2 19 (5.34%) Kubernetes
3 17 (4.78%) Ansible
3 17 (4.78%) Data Guard
4 14 (3.93%) Puppet
5 13 (3.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 11 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (2.25%) Netcool
8 7 (1.97%) Terraform
9 5 (1.40%) Salt
10 4 (1.12%) Control-M
11 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 2 (0.56%) Nagios
12 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.56%) Rancher
12 2 (0.56%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.56%) Tivoli
13 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 313 (87.92%) Oracle
2 36 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.83%) BEA
4 32 (8.99%) Informatica
5 30 (8.43%) webMethods
6 29 (8.15%) SAP
7 19 (5.34%) Red Hat
8 14 (3.93%) IBM
8 14 (3.93%) Sybase
9 11 (3.09%) Sun
10 10 (2.81%) IFS
10 10 (2.81%) Pega
10 10 (2.81%) Remedy
11 9 (2.53%) PeopleSoft
12 8 (2.25%) AppDynamics
12 8 (2.25%) Axway
12 8 (2.25%) CA
12 8 (2.25%) MuleSoft
12 8 (2.25%) SevOne
13 7 (1.97%) WSO2