Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 229 268
Rank change year-on-year +54 +39 -28
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 588 678 934
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.11% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 2.70% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 448 632
Median daily rate £450 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £315
90th Percentile £606 £650 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £438
% change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 9
Median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +161.90% -58.00% +40.85%
10th Percentile £22.46 £18.35 £20.79
90th Percentile £68.00 £38.60 £58.03
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +161.90% -58.00% +40.85%

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 16,261 25,080 39,587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.77% 41.21% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,501 17,807 28,358
Median daily rate £495 £490 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.02% +1.24% +1.89%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £485 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.11% - +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 463 575
Median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £16.36 £17.04 £17.50
90th Percentile £58.75 £56.25 £52.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +12 263 £500 - 60
Midlands +75 103 £405 -4.71% 26
West Midlands +81 94 £405 -4.71% 13
South East +23 90 £495 -1.00% 22
North of England +88 56 £450 +5.88% 15
North West +49 30 £433 -2.54% 7
South West +83 23 £500 - 10
North East +44 15 £465 +9.41% 2
East of England +36 14 £450 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +47 11 £450 +12.50% 6
East Midlands +8 6 £400 -20.00% 12
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 575 (97.79%) SQL
2 525 (89.29%) Oracle
3 199 (33.84%) Java
4 189 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 176 (29.93%) Business Intelligence
6 161 (27.38%) Unix
7 150 (25.51%) Oracle Database
8 115 (19.56%) Data Modelling
9 114 (19.39%) Shell Script
10 113 (19.22%) WebLogic
11 108 (18.37%) Software Engineering
12 106 (18.03%) Test Strategy
13 103 (17.52%) Linux
14 101 (17.18%) J2EE
15 93 (15.82%) Python
16 90 (15.31%) XML
17 89 (15.14%) Security Cleared
18 88 (14.97%) OO
18 88 (14.97%) Process Improvement
19 86 (14.63%) BEA
20 85 (14.46%) webMethods
20 85 (14.46%) Finance
21 84 (14.29%) T-SQL
21 84 (14.29%) Azure
22 82 (13.95%) Migration
23 80 (13.61%) Jenkins
23 80 (13.61%) Microservices
24 78 (13.27%) Scrum
25 77 (13.10%) Configuration Management
25 77 (13.10%) RUP

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
1 113 (19.22%) WebLogic
2 46 (7.82%) Confluence
3 37 (6.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 31 (5.27%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (4.42%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (2.21%) SAS
8 11 (1.87%) Apache
9 10 (1.70%) Red Hat Fuse
10 9 (1.53%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.53%) IIS
11 8 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.36%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.02%) JBoss
13 5 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.85%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.68%) Liferay
14 4 (0.68%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 66 (11.22%) Oracle EBS
2 50 (8.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 34 (5.78%) Oracle Applications
4 26 (4.42%) Oracle Payables
5 25 (4.25%) Oracle General Ledger
6 23 (3.91%) Oracle Assets
7 21 (3.57%) Maximo
8 16 (2.72%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (2.04%) SAP FI-CA
10 10 (1.70%) SAP PSCD
11 6 (1.02%) Oracle Receivables
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
13 3 (0.51%) Oracle HRMS
13 3 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
14 2 (0.34%) iTrent
14 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
14 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
15 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 84 (14.29%) Azure
2 64 (10.88%) AWS
3 39 (6.63%) Serverless
4 37 (6.29%) Azure Functions
5 36 (6.12%) Logic Apps
6 33 (5.61%) AWS Lambda
7 12 (2.04%) GitHub
8 10 (1.70%) PaaS
9 9 (1.53%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.53%) Power Platform
10 8 (1.36%) GCP
10 8 (1.36%) Google Analytics
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle CX
11 7 (1.19%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 4 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.68%) SaaS
12 4 (0.68%) Tricentis Tosca
13 3 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
13 3 (0.51%) Microsoft 365
13 3 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.36%) Firewall
1 8 (1.36%) SNMP
2 7 (1.19%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.85%) BGP
3 5 (0.85%) MPLS
4 4 (0.68%) SSL
4 4 (0.68%) VLAN
5 3 (0.51%) HTTP
5 3 (0.51%) SMTP
5 3 (0.51%) SSH
6 2 (0.34%) DMZ
6 2 (0.34%) FTP
6 2 (0.34%) Internet
6 2 (0.34%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.17%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (25.51%) Oracle Database
2 71 (12.07%) Data Warehouse
3 65 (11.05%) Oracle Reports
4 59 (10.03%) SQL Server
5 53 (9.01%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 49 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 49 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 46 (7.82%) Oracle Database 11g
8 40 (6.80%) MySQL
9 39 (6.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 39 (6.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 37 (6.29%) Oracle ODI
10 37 (6.29%) SQLPlus
11 29 (4.93%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (4.42%) Oracle BI EE
12 26 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 25 (4.25%) Oracle Discoverer
13 25 (4.25%) Tableau
14 22 (3.74%) NoSQL
15 20 (3.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 80 (13.61%) Jenkins
2 67 (11.39%) Git (software)
3 62 (10.54%) CA Gen
4 61 (10.37%) JIRA
5 42 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
6 37 (6.29%) Maven
7 33 (5.61%) Oracle APEX
8 29 (4.93%) Bitbucket
8 29 (4.93%) Toad
9 17 (2.89%) SoapUI
10 15 (2.55%) Selenium
11 13 (2.21%) Gradle
11 13 (2.21%) Postman
12 11 (1.87%) Cucumber
13 10 (1.70%) JUnit
14 9 (1.53%) JDeveloper
14 9 (1.53%) Visual Studio
15 8 (1.36%) Subversion
16 7 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 6 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (14.46%) Finance
2 61 (10.37%) Banking
3 54 (9.18%) Public Sector
4 27 (4.59%) Investment Banking
5 10 (1.70%) Back Office
6 8 (1.36%) Law
7 6 (1.02%) Front Office
8 5 (0.85%) General Ledger
8 5 (0.85%) Marketing
8 5 (0.85%) Retail
9 4 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.68%) Publishing
10 3 (0.51%) Automotive
10 3 (0.51%) Legal
11 2 (0.34%) Advertising
11 2 (0.34%) Local Government
11 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
12 1 (0.17%) International Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 311 (52.89%) Developer
2 74 (12.59%) Oracle Developer
3 71 (12.07%) Java Developer
4 47 (7.99%) Analyst
5 46 (7.82%) Consultant
6 45 (7.65%) DBA
7 41 (6.97%) Oracle DBA
8 38 (6.46%) Senior Developer
9 36 (6.12%) Software Engineer
10 34 (5.78%) Data Engineer
11 31 (5.27%) SQL Developer
12 28 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
13 25 (4.25%) PL/SQL Developer
13 25 (4.25%) Scala Developer
14 21 (3.57%) Maximo Developer
14 21 (3.57%) Python Developer
14 21 (3.57%) Software Developer
15 16 (2.72%) Programmer
16 15 (2.55%) Technical Consultant
17 14 (2.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (17.18%) J2EE
2 90 (15.31%) XML
3 68 (11.56%) JSON
4 55 (9.35%) .NET
5 53 (9.01%) HTML
5 53 (9.01%) Spring
6 39 (6.63%) CSS
7 34 (5.78%) Web Services
8 28 (4.76%) .NET Core
8 28 (4.76%) REST
8 28 (4.76%) RESTful
9 26 (4.42%) SOAP
10 24 (4.08%) Kafka
10 24 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
11 23 (3.91%) Spring Boot
12 22 (3.74%) AngularJS
12 22 (3.74%) Apache Camel
12 22 (3.74%) HTML5
13 17 (2.89%) ASP.NET
13 17 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (6.63%) Cloud Native
3 17 (2.89%) Data Structures
4 15 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (1.36%) Clustering
6 8 (1.36%) Robotics
7 6 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (0.85%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.85%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.85%) Derivative
9 4 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (0.68%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.68%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.51%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.51%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.51%) Reference Data
10 3 (0.51%) User Experience
11 2 (0.34%) NHS
11 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 161 (27.38%) Unix
2 103 (17.52%) Linux
3 54 (9.18%) Windows
4 20 (3.40%) Solaris
5 15 (2.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.21%) AIX
7 9 (1.53%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (0.85%) SUSE
10 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.17%) VMS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (29.93%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (19.56%) Data Modelling
4 108 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 106 (18.03%) Test Strategy
6 88 (14.97%) OO
6 88 (14.97%) Process Improvement
7 82 (13.95%) Migration
8 80 (13.61%) Microservices
9 78 (13.27%) Scrum
10 77 (13.10%) Configuration Management
10 77 (13.10%) RUP
11 72 (12.24%) Problem Management
12 69 (11.73%) Performance Tuning
13 68 (11.56%) ETL
14 66 (11.22%) Waterfall
15 64 (10.88%) DevOps
15 64 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
16 51 (8.67%) Unit Testing
17 50 (8.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 575 (97.79%) SQL
2 199 (33.84%) Java
3 114 (19.39%) Shell Script
4 93 (15.82%) Python
5 84 (14.29%) T-SQL
6 68 (11.56%) Perl
7 67 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 64 (10.88%) C#
9 54 (9.18%) C++
10 51 (8.67%) Java 8
11 37 (6.29%) Scala
12 33 (5.61%) C
12 33 (5.61%) COBOL
12 33 (5.61%) Go
13 17 (2.89%) PowerShell
14 15 (2.55%) PHP
15 10 (1.70%) VB
15 10 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.36%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 89 (15.14%) Security Cleared
2 69 (11.73%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.59%) Degree
4 14 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 13 (2.21%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.21%) ISEB
5 13 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.53%) Master's Degree
8 5 (0.85%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (0.34%) MCP
11 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.34%) OCP
11 2 (0.34%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.17%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.57%) QA
2 13 (2.21%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.68%) COREP
3 4 (0.68%) FINREP
3 4 (0.68%) GDPR
3 4 (0.68%) MiFID
3 4 (0.68%) PMO
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.34%) IFRS
5 1 (0.17%) GAAP
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) NIST
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (1.87%) Docker
3 6 (1.02%) HDFS
4 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.68%) Oracle Clusterware
5 4 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.17%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 33 (5.61%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (4.25%) Ansible
4 21 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (2.72%) Data Guard
6 9 (1.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (1.36%) Netcool
7 8 (1.36%) Puppet
8 6 (1.02%) Control-M
8 6 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (1.02%) Terraform
9 4 (0.68%) Oracle Flashback
9 4 (0.68%) Tivoli
10 3 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.34%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
11 2 (0.34%) Nagios
11 2 (0.34%) Rancher
11 2 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 525 (89.29%) Oracle
2 86 (14.63%) BEA
3 85 (14.46%) webMethods
4 43 (7.31%) Informatica
4 43 (7.31%) Pega
5 39 (6.63%) MuleSoft
6 38 (6.46%) SAP
7 34 (5.78%) Microsoft
8 25 (4.25%) IBM
9 18 (3.06%) CA
10 16 (2.72%) Red Hat
11 15 (2.55%) Google
12 11 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
13 10 (1.70%) Sun
13 10 (1.70%) WSO2
14 9 (1.53%) AppDynamics
14 9 (1.53%) Dynatrace
15 8 (1.36%) Remedy
15 8 (1.36%) SevOne
16 7 (1.19%) Guidewire