Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 206 251 257
Rank change year-on-year +45 +6 -27
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 397 889 1,027
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.07% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 2.50% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 582 680
Median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £310
90th Percentile £638 £631 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +2.56% +3.24% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £22.36 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.61% -33.25% -21.18%
10th Percentile £42.00 £15.70 £31.15
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.20 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £22.36 £35.00
% change year-on-year +123.61% -36.11% -17.65%

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 13,020 35,509 41,637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.67% 42.73% 44.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,746 24,821 29,450
Median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +4.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 325 621 698
Median hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +8.43% +1.22%
10th Percentile £17.75 £20.89 £17.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.25 £44.00 £40.63
% change year-on-year -19.89% +8.31% +0.31%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 7 August 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 +47 148 £498 +4.74% 21
South East +58 124 £500 +17.65% 7
Midlands +71 55 £431 +1.41% 17
West Midlands +53 43 £428 +0.71% 4
South West +75 30 £420 -3.45% 8
North of England +62 17 £400 +6.67% 19
East of England +52 13 £475 +14.46% 1
East Midlands +49 12 £510 +27.50% 12
Yorkshire +45 11 £400 +3.23% 5
North West +67 6 £400 +1.59% 13
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 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.

1 391 (98.49%) SQL
2 347 (87.41%) Oracle
3 153 (38.54%) Security Cleared
4 150 (37.78%) Java
5 131 (33.00%) SC Cleared
6 122 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
7 117 (29.47%) Oracle Database
8 101 (25.44%) Shell Script
9 94 (23.68%) Unix
10 88 (22.17%) WebLogic
11 85 (21.41%) Migration
12 79 (19.90%) XML
13 75 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
14 74 (18.64%) ETL
15 73 (18.39%) Git (software)
16 72 (18.14%) ERP
16 72 (18.14%) Finance
17 70 (17.63%) Linux
18 65 (16.37%) Unit Testing
19 64 (16.12%) JSON
20 63 (15.87%) DevOps
21 62 (15.62%) Scrum
22 61 (15.37%) Data Warehouse
23 58 (14.61%) SOAP
23 58 (14.61%) Jenkins
24 57 (14.36%) SQL Server
25 55 (13.85%) Analytics
26 52 (13.10%) Data Migration
27 51 (12.85%) HTML
27 51 (12.85%) Windows

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 88 (22.17%) WebLogic
2 33 (8.31%) Confluence
3 32 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (7.30%) SAS
5 27 (6.80%) WebSphere
6 21 (5.29%) Tomcat
7 16 (4.03%) JBoss
7 16 (4.03%) Oracle Workflow
8 11 (2.77%) Apache
9 10 (2.52%) MQSeries
9 10 (2.52%) Red Hat Fuse
10 8 (2.02%) Mule
11 7 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (1.51%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (1.51%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (1.26%) Jetty
13 5 (1.26%) Jupyter
13 5 (1.26%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (6.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.51%) RoboHelp
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (11.34%) Oracle Payables
2 36 (9.07%) Oracle EBS
3 30 (7.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 25 (6.30%) Oracle Cash Management
5 22 (5.54%) Oracle ERP
6 21 (5.29%) Maximo
7 11 (2.77%) Oracle Applications
8 10 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (2.02%) Oracle Financials
9 8 (2.02%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (2.02%) SAP FI-CA
10 5 (1.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Payroll
11 4 (1.01%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle iSupplier
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
13 2 (0.50%) Oracle FAH
14 1 (0.25%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.84%) AWS
1 47 (11.84%) Azure
2 26 (6.55%) PaaS
3 21 (5.29%) Power Platform
4 20 (5.04%) SaaS
5 12 (3.02%) GitHub
6 8 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.02%) GCP
7 6 (1.51%) Boomi
7 6 (1.51%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle CX
9 2 (0.50%) Apigee
9 2 (0.50%) IaaS
9 2 (0.50%) NuGet
9 2 (0.50%) Office 365
9 2 (0.50%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.26%) HTTP
1 5 (1.26%) SSH
2 3 (0.76%) DNS
3 2 (0.50%) FTP
3 2 (0.50%) SAN
3 2 (0.50%) WebEx
4 1 (0.25%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (29.47%) Oracle Database
2 61 (15.37%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (14.36%) SQL Server
4 41 (10.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 37 (9.32%) Oracle Reports
6 33 (8.31%) Hadoop
7 30 (7.56%) MongoDB
8 29 (7.30%) Oracle Database 12c
9 24 (6.05%) Pentaho
10 22 (5.54%) Relational Database
11 21 (5.29%) Power BI
11 21 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
13 19 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
13 19 (4.79%) MySQL
14 17 (4.28%) BusinessObjects XI
15 16 (4.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 16 (4.03%) SAS EBI
16 15 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 13 (3.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 73 (18.39%) Git (software)
2 58 (14.61%) Jenkins
3 34 (8.56%) JIRA
4 31 (7.81%) Bitbucket
5 30 (7.56%) Maven
6 29 (7.30%) Oracle APEX
7 28 (7.05%) Subversion
8 27 (6.80%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (5.79%) Toad
10 20 (5.04%) SoapUI
11 19 (4.79%) Postman
11 19 (4.79%) Selenium
12 17 (4.28%) Cucumber
13 16 (4.03%) Eclipse
14 14 (3.53%) Artifactory
14 14 (3.53%) GitLab
15 13 (3.27%) Ant
16 11 (2.77%) ClearCase
16 11 (2.77%) JUnit
17 10 (2.52%) Hudson
General
1 72 (18.14%) Finance
2 46 (11.59%) Public Sector
3 40 (10.08%) General Ledger
4 20 (5.04%) Banking
5 11 (2.77%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.26%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.76%) Back Office
9 3 (0.76%) Electronics
9 3 (0.76%) Local Government
9 3 (0.76%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Billing
10 2 (0.50%) Front Office
10 2 (0.50%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.50%) Police
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (48.61%) Developer
2 71 (17.88%) Oracle Developer
3 37 (9.32%) Analyst
4 36 (9.07%) Consultant
5 32 (8.06%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.05%) SQL Developer
7 26 (6.55%) Architect
8 25 (6.30%) Software Engineer
9 24 (6.05%) Oracle Consultant
10 23 (5.79%) Technical Developer
11 19 (4.79%) Maximo Developer
12 17 (4.28%) DBA
13 16 (4.03%) PL/SQL Developer
14 15 (3.78%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.53%) Oracle DBA
16 13 (3.27%) ERP Developer
17 12 (3.02%) .NET Developer
17 12 (3.02%) Oracle Specialist
18 11 (2.77%) ETL Developer
19 10 (2.52%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (19.90%) XML
2 64 (16.12%) JSON
3 58 (14.61%) SOAP
4 51 (12.85%) HTML
5 48 (12.09%) Web Services
6 43 (10.83%) CSS
7 40 (10.08%) J2EE
8 37 (9.32%) .NET
9 35 (8.82%) REST
10 33 (8.31%) jQuery
10 33 (8.31%) Spring
11 29 (7.30%) Oracle Fusion
12 25 (6.30%) Middleware
13 23 (5.79%) RESTful
14 21 (5.29%) RabbitMQ
15 17 (4.28%) ASP.NET
16 16 (4.03%) XSLT
17 15 (3.78%) Apache Camel
18 14 (3.53%) JMS
19 13 (3.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.76%) Client/Server
3 7 (1.76%) Data Centre
3 7 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.51%) Data Structures
4 6 (1.51%) Replication
5 5 (1.26%) Derivative
5 5 (1.26%) User Experience
6 4 (1.01%) Clustering
6 4 (1.01%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.25%) Blog
9 1 (0.25%) iPad
9 1 (0.25%) iPhone
9 1 (0.25%) Life Science
9 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 94 (23.68%) Unix
2 70 (17.63%) Linux
3 51 (12.85%) Windows
4 15 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (2.52%) AIX
6 7 (1.76%) Android
7 5 (1.26%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.26%) CentOS
7 5 (1.26%) Debian
7 5 (1.26%) Mac OS X
7 5 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 5 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (1.01%) Solaris
9 3 (0.76%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (30.73%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (21.41%) Migration
3 75 (18.89%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (18.64%) ETL
5 72 (18.14%) ERP
6 65 (16.37%) Unit Testing
7 63 (15.87%) DevOps
8 62 (15.62%) Scrum
9 55 (13.85%) Analytics
10 52 (13.10%) Data Migration
11 48 (12.09%) Software Engineering
12 39 (9.82%) Performance Tuning
12 39 (9.82%) Process Improvement
13 37 (9.32%) SOA
14 36 (9.07%) Data Analytics
15 35 (8.82%) Data Modelling
16 32 (8.06%) E-business
16 32 (8.06%) Kanban
16 32 (8.06%) Microservices
17 31 (7.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 391 (98.49%) SQL
2 150 (37.78%) Java
3 101 (25.44%) Shell Script
4 50 (12.59%) T-SQL
5 48 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 39 (9.82%) Python
7 36 (9.07%) Perl
8 31 (7.81%) C#
9 19 (4.79%) Bash Shell
9 19 (4.79%) VB
10 14 (3.53%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.53%) Ruby
10 14 (3.53%) Scala
11 12 (3.02%) SAS Macro
12 11 (2.77%) C
13 10 (2.52%) C++
13 10 (2.52%) Java 8
14 9 (2.27%) VB.NET
14 9 (2.27%) VB6
15 7 (1.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (38.54%) Security Cleared
2 131 (33.00%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.55%) DV Cleared
4 8 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.76%) Degree
6 5 (1.26%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.01%) ISEB
8 2 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.50%) OCP
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.25%) MCP
9 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.25%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.53%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.76%) GDPR
4 2 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) MiFID
4 2 (0.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.25%) GAMP
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (3.53%) Docker
2 10 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (2.02%) HDFS
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (4.79%) Ansible
2 15 (3.78%) Terraform
3 11 (2.77%) Data Guard
3 11 (2.77%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (1.76%) Puppet
6 6 (1.51%) Control-M
6 6 (1.51%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (1.26%) Salt
8 4 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.76%) Grafana
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Statspack
10 2 (0.50%) Rancher
10 2 (0.50%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.25%) Kibana
11 1 (0.25%) logstash
11 1 (0.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 347 (87.41%) Oracle
2 38 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.30%) Informatica
4 23 (5.79%) BEA
5 22 (5.54%) Sybase
6 21 (5.29%) Red Hat
7 20 (5.04%) Cloudera
8 19 (4.79%) SAP
8 19 (4.79%) webMethods
9 13 (3.27%) IFS
9 13 (3.27%) MuleSoft
10 12 (3.02%) Google
11 10 (2.52%) Axway
11 10 (2.52%) HP
12 7 (1.76%) Pega
12 7 (1.76%) Tableau
13 6 (1.51%) Dell
13 6 (1.51%) Remedy
14 5 (1.26%) Hortonworks
14 5 (1.26%) Talend