Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 224 165
Rank change year-on-year -29 -59 -36
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1,055 1,065 1,648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.21% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 2.90% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 687 1,110
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £310 £309 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 17
England median hourly rate £36.75 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.53% +6.25% +18.26%
10th Percentile £31.18 £29.88 £20.50
90th Percentile £50.63 £45.05 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +18.26%

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 41,554 36,758 39,619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.09% 41.61% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,346 25,327 27,488
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £463 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 743 752 845
England median hourly rate £41.53 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £17.52 £16.57 £14.13
90th Percentile £53.50 £53.75 £51.90
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.61% +10.00% +7.14%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 -39 429 £450 - 87
South East -22 228 £425 -2.86% 47
Midlands +49 176 £400 +3.23% 22
North of England -47 98 £415 +10.67% 28
East Midlands +39 91 £400 +19.40% 3
West Midlands +10 85 £375 -6.25% 19
South West -4 66 £425 +6.25% 8
Yorkshire +5 54 £425 +13.33% 6
East of England -12 53 £419 -6.11% 11
North West -55 35 £400 +2.56% 20
North East -12 9 £333 +7.26% 2
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 1,022 (96.87%) SQL
2 868 (82.27%) Oracle
3 329 (31.18%) Oracle Database
4 318 (30.14%) Java
5 291 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
6 281 (26.64%) Unix
7 261 (24.74%) Finance
8 193 (18.29%) XML
9 183 (17.35%) Shell Script
10 180 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
11 179 (16.97%) Linux
12 177 (16.78%) JavaScript
13 172 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
14 169 (16.02%) C#
15 166 (15.73%) ETL
16 164 (15.55%) Oracle Database 11g
17 159 (15.07%) SQL Server
18 155 (14.69%) Web Services
19 150 (14.22%) .NET
20 124 (11.75%) HTML
21 123 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
22 117 (11.09%) Windows
23 116 (11.00%) JIRA
24 112 (10.62%) J2EE
25 110 (10.43%) T-SQL
25 110 (10.43%) Banking
26 109 (10.33%) Security Cleared
27 107 (10.14%) Data Modelling
28 104 (9.86%) Git (software)
28 104 (9.86%) Analytical Skills

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 68 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 64 (6.07%) Confluence
3 60 (5.69%) WebLogic
4 59 (5.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 45 (4.27%) WebSphere
6 29 (2.75%) Apache
7 24 (2.27%) SAS
8 21 (1.99%) Tomcat
9 20 (1.90%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.80%) JBoss
11 15 (1.42%) GlassFish
11 15 (1.42%) IIS
12 14 (1.33%) Liferay
13 13 (1.23%) Oracle Application Server
14 11 (1.04%) CMS
14 11 (1.04%) WebSphere Portal
15 8 (0.76%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
15 8 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 60 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.66%) SPSS
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 84 (7.96%) Oracle EBS
2 57 (5.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 41 (3.89%) Oracle Receivables
4 29 (2.75%) Oracle Payables
5 28 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 26 (2.46%) Oracle Financials
7 22 (2.09%) Oracle Applications
8 20 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
9 16 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
10 11 (1.04%) Oracle Assets
11 8 (0.76%) Oracle iProcurement
11 8 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
11 8 (0.76%) ResourceLink
12 7 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
12 7 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 6 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
14 5 (0.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
15 4 (0.38%) Oracle TCA
15 4 (0.38%) Oracle Utilities
15 4 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 74 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (2.37%) npm
4 13 (1.23%) Boomi
4 13 (1.23%) SaaS
5 12 (1.14%) GitHub
5 12 (1.14%) PaaS
6 6 (0.57%) Amazon S3
6 6 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.57%) IaaS
6 6 (0.57%) Taleo
7 5 (0.47%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.38%) iPaaS
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.19%) AWS CloudTrail
10 2 (0.19%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.37%) SMS
2 19 (1.80%) AMQP
3 11 (1.04%) FTP
4 10 (0.95%) SAN
5 7 (0.66%) HTTP
6 6 (0.57%) Internet
7 5 (0.47%) Skype
8 4 (0.38%) SSH
9 3 (0.28%) SSL
9 3 (0.28%) VPN
10 2 (0.19%) Broadband
10 2 (0.19%) DNS
10 2 (0.19%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.095%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 329 (31.18%) Oracle Database
2 172 (16.30%) Data Warehouse
3 164 (15.55%) Oracle Database 11g
4 159 (15.07%) SQL Server
5 98 (9.29%) Oracle Reports
6 93 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
7 90 (8.53%) Relational Database
8 61 (5.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 56 (5.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 55 (5.21%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (4.74%) BusinessObjects
12 46 (4.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 43 (4.08%) RDBMS
14 42 (3.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 41 (3.89%) SQLPlus
16 39 (3.70%) MongoDB
17 36 (3.41%) Oracle ODI
18 33 (3.13%) DB2
19 30 (2.84%) MySQL
19 30 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 116 (11.00%) JIRA
2 104 (9.86%) Git (software)
3 87 (8.25%) Jenkins
4 59 (5.59%) Selenium
5 56 (5.31%) Oracle Forms
6 46 (4.36%) Maven
7 41 (3.89%) Cucumber
8 36 (3.41%) Toad
9 33 (3.13%) Eclipse
10 31 (2.94%) Ant
10 31 (2.94%) JUnit
11 30 (2.84%) Oracle APEX
12 29 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (2.46%) ProC
13 26 (2.46%) Subversion
14 23 (2.18%) SoapUI
15 22 (2.09%) JMeter
16 21 (1.99%) Karma Test Runner
16 21 (1.99%) Mocha
17 19 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 261 (24.74%) Finance
2 110 (10.43%) Banking
3 29 (2.75%) Retail
4 28 (2.65%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.46%) General Ledger
6 25 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.52%) Back Office
8 13 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.14%) Billing
9 12 (1.14%) Publishing
10 11 (1.04%) Front Office
11 9 (0.85%) Local Government
12 8 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.57%) Law
13 6 (0.57%) Marketing
14 3 (0.28%) Automotive
14 3 (0.28%) German Language
14 3 (0.28%) Legal
14 3 (0.28%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 592 (56.11%) Developer
2 203 (19.24%) Oracle Developer
3 140 (13.27%) SQL Developer
4 132 (12.51%) Analyst
5 128 (12.13%) PL/SQL Developer
6 104 (9.86%) Java Developer
7 73 (6.92%) Consultant
8 60 (5.69%) C# Developer
9 48 (4.55%) Architect
10 46 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 39 (3.70%) DBA
11 39 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 37 (3.51%) ETL Developer
13 36 (3.41%) Oracle Analyst
13 36 (3.41%) Oracle Consultant
13 36 (3.41%) Oracle DBA
14 29 (2.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 28 (2.65%) Applications Support
15 28 (2.65%) Data Engineer
15 28 (2.65%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (18.29%) XML
2 155 (14.69%) Web Services
3 150 (14.22%) .NET
4 124 (11.75%) HTML
5 112 (10.62%) J2EE
6 85 (8.06%) CSS
7 80 (7.58%) SOAP
7 80 (7.58%) Spring
8 63 (5.97%) AngularJS
9 62 (5.88%) REST
10 61 (5.78%) JSON
11 59 (5.59%) WPF
12 54 (5.12%) ASP.NET
12 54 (5.12%) JSP
13 51 (4.83%) Hibernate
14 48 (4.55%) WinForms
15 44 (4.17%) JMS
15 44 (4.17%) RESTful
16 39 (3.70%) Node.js
16 39 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (4.27%) Computer Science
3 29 (2.75%) Hedge funds
4 19 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (1.71%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.71%) User Experience
6 16 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 13 (1.23%) Mainframe
8 13 (1.23%) Replication
9 11 (1.04%) Derivative
10 10 (0.95%) NHS
11 9 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (0.76%) Reference Data
13 7 (0.66%) Life Science
13 7 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.66%) Mobile App
13 7 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 281 (26.64%) Unix
2 179 (16.97%) Linux
3 117 (11.09%) Windows
4 41 (3.89%) Windows Server
5 30 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (2.37%) AIX
7 22 (2.09%) Solaris
8 13 (1.23%) CentOS
8 13 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.76%) Android
9 8 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.66%) VME
11 6 (0.57%) OpenVMS
12 5 (0.47%) Debian
12 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
14 3 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (27.58%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (17.06%) Business Intelligence
3 166 (15.73%) ETL
4 123 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (10.14%) Data Modelling
6 96 (9.10%) Performance Tuning
7 94 (8.91%) Migration
8 91 (8.63%) Scrum
9 86 (8.15%) Test Automation
10 80 (7.58%) Analytics
11 75 (7.11%) DevOps
12 72 (6.82%) SOA
13 68 (6.45%) Workflow
14 63 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 62 (5.88%) Data Migration
15 62 (5.88%) Microservices
16 57 (5.40%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (4.93%) OO
17 52 (4.93%) SDLC
18 49 (4.64%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,022 (96.87%) SQL
2 318 (30.14%) Java
3 183 (17.35%) Shell Script
4 177 (16.78%) JavaScript
5 169 (16.02%) C#
6 110 (10.43%) T-SQL
7 80 (7.58%) Python
8 53 (5.02%) C
9 49 (4.64%) VB.NET
10 48 (4.55%) Perl
11 35 (3.32%) C++
12 24 (2.27%) VBA
13 18 (1.71%) Bash Shell
13 18 (1.71%) Java 8
14 17 (1.61%) VB
15 14 (1.33%) Korn
15 14 (1.33%) Ruby
16 13 (1.23%) Scala
17 12 (1.14%) R
18 11 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 109 (10.33%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.20%) SC Cleared
3 63 (5.97%) Degree
4 22 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (1.80%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (0.57%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.57%) OCP
7 5 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.38%) ISEB
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.28%) MCP
9 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.19%) MCPD
10 2 (0.19%) MCTS
11 1 (0.095%) CLAS
11 1 (0.095%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.095%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.98%) QA
2 34 (3.22%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.95%) SLA
4 8 (0.76%) MiFID
5 7 (0.66%) GDPR
6 6 (0.57%) PMO
7 5 (0.47%) GCP
8 4 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.38%) SEPA
9 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.095%) Basel II
11 1 (0.095%) DICOM
11 1 (0.095%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.095%) ISO 9002
11 1 (0.095%) RMADS
11 1 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.095%) TickIT
System Software
1 45 (4.27%) Docker
2 27 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.28%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.19%) HDFS
5 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.095%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.095%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 26 (2.46%) Data Guard
2 22 (2.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 17 (1.61%) HP ALM
4 14 (1.33%) Control-M
5 13 (1.23%) Ansible
6 11 (1.04%) Amdocs OSS
7 10 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 7 (0.66%) Kibana
10 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 6 (0.57%) Puppet
11 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.38%) Ambari
12 4 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.38%) Terraform
12 4 (0.38%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.28%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.28%) Salt
13 3 (0.28%) SCOM
14 2 (0.19%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 868 (82.27%) Oracle
2 100 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.40%) IBM
4 42 (3.98%) Informatica
5 41 (3.89%) Tableau
6 34 (3.22%) Talend
7 31 (2.94%) SAP
8 28 (2.65%) Cognos
9 27 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 26 (2.46%) BEA
11 22 (2.09%) HP
12 18 (1.71%) Citrix
13 16 (1.52%) Teradata
13 16 (1.52%) webMethods
14 15 (1.42%) Hyperion
15 14 (1.33%) Capita
15 14 (1.33%) Google
15 14 (1.33%) Northgate
15 14 (1.33%) Remedy
16 13 (1.23%) BMC