Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 206 155
Rank change year-on-year -28 -51 -44
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 999 1,116 1,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.24% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 3.04% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 712 1,001
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £308 £290 £288
90th Percentile £600 £550 £550
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
England median hourly rate £35.50 £40.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.80% -5.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24.00 £25.08 £33.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.58 £46.15
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £40.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.80% -5.29% -5.56%

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 39,150 36,666 38,153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.40% 40.86% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,882 25,398 26,131
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 701 776 964
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £16.75 £15.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.25 £51.25 £50.75
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -15 491 £500 +11.11% 93
South East -11 198 £425 - 36
North of England -8 102 £400 +14.29% 39
Midlands -56 81 £375 - 21
East of England +9 69 £355 -11.25% 9
South West -45 55 £415 +3.75% 12
North West -5 48 £400 +18.52% 33
West Midlands -38 43 £400 +6.67% 10
North East +46 39 £425 +36.00%
East Midlands -26 37 £239 -34.05% 10
Yorkshire +8 20 £425 +21.43% 6
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 981 (98.20%) SQL
2 807 (80.78%) Oracle
3 359 (35.94%) Java
4 342 (34.23%) Oracle Database
5 281 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 267 (26.73%) Finance
7 259 (25.93%) Unix
8 201 (20.12%) Linux
9 193 (19.32%) Web Services
10 176 (17.62%) XML
11 171 (17.12%) JavaScript
12 165 (16.52%) Business Intelligence
13 150 (15.02%) Shell Script
14 148 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
15 138 (13.81%) ETL
16 134 (13.41%) Relational Database
17 132 (13.21%) Windows
18 130 (13.01%) Banking
19 129 (12.91%) SQL Server
20 128 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
21 125 (12.51%) Data Modelling
22 121 (12.11%) HTML
23 119 (11.91%) .NET
24 110 (11.01%) C#
25 109 (10.91%) Oracle Database 12c
26 108 (10.81%) Security Cleared
27 107 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
28 106 (10.61%) Migration
29 102 (10.21%) J2EE
30 98 (9.81%) Oracle Database 10g

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 97 (9.71%) WebLogic
2 82 (8.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 56 (5.61%) JBoss
4 50 (5.01%) Confluence
5 48 (4.80%) Oracle Workflow
6 37 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 33 (3.30%) Apache
8 28 (2.80%) GlassFish
9 27 (2.70%) Liferay
9 27 (2.70%) Tomcat
10 24 (2.40%) Apache Spark
11 19 (1.90%) SAS
12 14 (1.40%) WildFly
13 12 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
14 11 (1.10%) IIS
15 7 (0.70%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.60%) Tuxedo
17 5 (0.50%) Oracle Beehive
18 4 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
19 3 (0.30%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 45 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.20%) Pipeline Pilot
5 1 (0.10%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.10%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 73 (7.31%) Oracle EBS
2 47 (4.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 43 (4.30%) Oracle Receivables
4 31 (3.10%) Oracle Payables
5 24 (2.40%) Oracle Applications
6 19 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
7 18 (1.80%) Oracle Financials
8 17 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
9 14 (1.40%) Oracle Assets
9 14 (1.40%) Oracle iProcurement
10 13 (1.30%) Oracle Cash Management
11 12 (1.20%) Oracle Retail
12 11 (1.10%) Oracle 11i
13 10 (1.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
14 9 (0.90%) Markit EDM
15 7 (0.70%) Oracle TCA
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
16 5 (0.50%) Oracle Payroll
16 5 (0.50%) Siebel CRM
17 4 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (1.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.40%) PaaS
4 12 (1.20%) OpenShift
5 11 (1.10%) SaaS
6 9 (0.90%) Taleo
7 8 (0.80%) Boomi
7 8 (0.80%) IaaS
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Service Cloud
9 3 (0.30%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.20%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.20%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.10%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 1 (0.10%) npm
11 1 (0.10%) Serverless
11 1 (0.10%) Slack
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.00%) LDAP
2 15 (1.50%) DNS
3 14 (1.40%) HTTP
4 13 (1.30%) OpenLDAP
4 13 (1.30%) SMS
5 12 (1.20%) SSH
6 10 (1.00%) Firewall
6 10 (1.00%) FTP
7 6 (0.60%) Network Security
8 4 (0.40%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.30%) Internet
9 3 (0.30%) Skype
10 2 (0.20%) IMAP
10 2 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.20%) POP3
10 2 (0.20%) RTP
10 2 (0.20%) SAN
10 2 (0.20%) SSL
10 2 (0.20%) VPN
11 1 (0.10%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 342 (34.23%) Oracle Database
2 148 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 134 (13.41%) Relational Database
4 129 (12.91%) SQL Server
5 128 (12.81%) Data Warehouse
6 109 (10.91%) Oracle Database 12c
7 98 (9.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 93 (9.31%) Oracle Reports
9 68 (6.81%) Big Data
10 65 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 58 (5.81%) RDBMS
12 54 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
13 46 (4.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 36 (3.60%) NoSQL
15 33 (3.30%) BusinessObjects
16 28 (2.80%) Apache Hive
16 28 (2.80%) SQLPlus
17 27 (2.70%) Hadoop
17 27 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
18 25 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (9.31%) Git (software)
2 84 (8.41%) JIRA
3 76 (7.61%) Jenkins
4 75 (7.51%) Subversion
5 64 (6.41%) Maven
6 63 (6.31%) JUnit
7 52 (5.21%) Oracle Forms
8 42 (4.20%) Selenium
9 34 (3.40%) Ant
10 32 (3.20%) Eclipse
11 28 (2.80%) SoapUI
11 28 (2.80%) TeamCity
12 27 (2.70%) Toad
13 25 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
14 19 (1.90%) Cucumber
14 19 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (1.80%) Bitbucket
15 18 (1.80%) ProC
16 16 (1.60%) Mockito
17 14 (1.40%) IntelliJ
General
1 267 (26.73%) Finance
2 130 (13.01%) Banking
3 36 (3.60%) Retail
4 30 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 27 (2.70%) Front Office
6 24 (2.40%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.20%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.50%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.40%) General Ledger
9 14 (1.40%) Marketing
10 11 (1.10%) Back Office
11 10 (1.00%) Publishing
12 7 (0.70%) Billing
12 7 (0.70%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.50%) Electronics
15 3 (0.30%) Legal
16 2 (0.20%) Law
16 2 (0.20%) Local Government
16 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 567 (56.76%) Developer
2 200 (20.02%) Oracle Developer
3 143 (14.31%) Java Developer
4 133 (13.31%) SQL Developer
5 96 (9.61%) Analyst
6 95 (9.51%) PL/SQL Developer
7 74 (7.41%) Consultant
8 68 (6.81%) Architect
9 52 (5.21%) DBA
9 52 (5.21%) Senior Developer
10 50 (5.01%) Oracle DBA
11 47 (4.70%) C# Developer
11 47 (4.70%) Oracle Consultant
12 39 (3.90%) Applications Support
13 31 (3.10%) .NET Developer
14 28 (2.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 27 (2.70%) ETL Developer
16 25 (2.50%) C# .NET Developer
16 25 (2.50%) Support Analyst
17 23 (2.30%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (19.32%) Web Services
2 176 (17.62%) XML
3 121 (12.11%) HTML
4 119 (11.91%) .NET
5 102 (10.21%) J2EE
6 92 (9.21%) Spring
7 81 (8.11%) jQuery
8 79 (7.91%) CSS
9 68 (6.81%) JSON
9 68 (6.81%) SOAP
10 66 (6.61%) Hibernate
11 63 (6.31%) REST
12 59 (5.91%) HTML5
13 56 (5.61%) RESTful
14 55 (5.51%) AngularJS
15 44 (4.40%) .NET Framework
15 44 (4.40%) EJB
16 43 (4.30%) JPA
17 42 (4.20%) JMS
18 35 (3.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 107 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (8.21%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (1.90%) User Experience
4 18 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 18 (1.80%) Data Structures
5 16 (1.60%) Equities
6 15 (1.50%) Reference Data
7 13 (1.30%) Market Risk
8 12 (1.20%) Derivative
9 11 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
9 11 (1.10%) Credit Risk
9 11 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.10%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (0.80%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.70%) Clustering
12 7 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.70%) N-Tier
12 7 (0.70%) OTC Derivatives
13 6 (0.60%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 259 (25.93%) Unix
2 201 (20.12%) Linux
3 132 (13.21%) Windows
4 42 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 33 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 17 (1.70%) AIX
8 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.70%) HPUX
10 6 (0.60%) Solaris
11 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.30%) Android
13 3 (0.30%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.20%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (16.52%) Business Intelligence
3 138 (13.81%) ETL
4 125 (12.51%) Data Modelling
5 106 (10.61%) Migration
6 91 (9.11%) Unit Testing
7 86 (8.61%) Scrum
7 86 (8.61%) SOA
8 75 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (7.41%) Data Migration
10 73 (7.31%) Performance Tuning
11 63 (6.31%) DevOps
12 62 (6.21%) SDLC
13 61 (6.11%) Test Automation
14 55 (5.51%) Web Development
14 55 (5.51%) Workflow
15 52 (5.21%) Data Analysis
15 52 (5.21%) Data Management
15 52 (5.21%) Software Engineering
16 50 (5.01%) OO
Programming Languages
1 981 (98.20%) SQL
2 359 (35.94%) Java
3 171 (17.12%) JavaScript
4 150 (15.02%) Shell Script
5 110 (11.01%) C#
6 88 (8.81%) Python
7 75 (7.51%) T-SQL
8 63 (6.31%) Perl
9 56 (5.61%) C
10 35 (3.50%) VBA
11 22 (2.20%) XPath
12 20 (2.00%) C++
13 18 (1.80%) VB
14 16 (1.60%) Ruby
15 14 (1.40%) R
15 14 (1.40%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.30%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.20%) Korn
18 11 (1.10%) PHP
18 11 (1.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 108 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 59 (5.91%) SC Cleared
3 35 (3.50%) DV Cleared
4 33 (3.30%) Degree
5 9 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.80%) ISEB
6 8 (0.80%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.40%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.20%) HND
8 2 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.10%) OCP
9 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.70%) Data Quality
2 44 (4.40%) QA
3 17 (1.70%) MiFID
4 12 (1.20%) SLA
5 3 (0.30%) GDPR
6 2 (0.20%) Basel II
6 2 (0.20%) Basel III
6 2 (0.20%) COREP
6 2 (0.20%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.20%) EMIR
6 2 (0.20%) HL7
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) PMO
7 1 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.10%) CDISC
7 1 (0.10%) GxP
7 1 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 44 (4.40%) Oracle RAC
2 38 (3.80%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.10%) HDFS
4 18 (1.80%) Oracle Clusterware
5 15 (1.50%) Apache Flume
6 13 (1.30%) NFS
7 7 (0.70%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.50%) Docker
9 3 (0.30%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.20%) Firmware
10 2 (0.20%) SRDF
10 2 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 42 (4.20%) Data Guard
2 33 (3.30%) Oracle RMAN
3 23 (2.30%) Control-M
4 19 (1.90%) Oracle Flashback
5 18 (1.80%) Oozie
6 17 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 16 (1.60%) Ambari
8 8 (0.80%) Puppet
8 8 (0.80%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 5 (0.50%) Ansible
10 5 (0.50%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 2 (0.20%) Dollar Universe
13 2 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.20%) MOM
13 2 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 807 (80.78%) Oracle
2 92 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.71%) Informatica
4 45 (4.50%) IBM
5 37 (3.70%) HP
6 35 (3.50%) Red Hat
7 29 (2.90%) Tableau
8 28 (2.80%) Sybase
9 24 (2.40%) SAP
10 22 (2.20%) Atlassian
10 22 (2.20%) Talend
11 14 (1.40%) Teradata
12 12 (1.20%) Cognos
13 11 (1.10%) Citrix
13 11 (1.10%) Fujitsu
14 10 (1.00%) Solace
15 8 (0.80%) Dell
15 8 (0.80%) Microgen
16 7 (0.70%) JDA
16 7 (0.70%) MicroStrategy