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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 172 118
Rank change year-on-year -25 -54  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 526 726 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.26% 1.46% 1.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 3.80% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 505 538
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Median hourly rate £42.25 £40.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +13.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £38.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.35 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.22% +4.48%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17212 19089 18252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.24% 38.43% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11879 13208 11970
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 436 385
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 213 £475 +5.49% 35
South East -9 113 £400 +6.66% 27
South West +9 46 £425 +13.33% 11
East Midlands +5 42 £154 -56.07% 4
North West +3 35 £395 +12.85% 10
West Midlands -33 31 £400 -10.26% 5
East of England +6 26 £450 - 12
Yorkshire -24 13 £375 +3.44% 14
North East -23 7 £613 +88.46% 2
Midlands +3 2 - -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 1052 (99.06%) SQL
2 914 (86.06%) Oracle
3 419 (39.45%) Oracle Database
4 378 (35.59%) Java
5 327 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
6 321 (30.23%) Finance
7 305 (28.72%) Unix
8 228 (21.47%) XML
9 210 (19.77%) Oracle Database 11g
10 206 (19.40%) Linux
11 200 (18.83%) JavaScript
12 194 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
13 191 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
14 187 (17.61%) Shell Script
15 174 (16.38%) SQL Server
16 146 (13.75%) HTML
17 139 (13.09%) Oracle Database 10g
18 138 (12.99%) Spring
19 137 (12.90%) Data Modelling
20 136 (12.81%) ETL
21 127 (11.96%) Banking
22 126 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
23 117 (11.02%) Hibernate
24 116 (10.92%) Web Services
25 114 (10.73%) Oracle Database 12c
26 113 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
27 111 (10.45%) WebLogic
28 104 (9.79%) Scrum
28 104 (9.79%) Security Cleared
29 101 (9.51%) SDLC

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
1 111 (10.45%) WebLogic
2 87 (8.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 43 (4.05%) Confluence
4 40 (3.77%) JBoss
5 37 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 32 (3.01%) Tomcat
7 27 (2.54%) WebSphere
8 20 (1.88%) Apache
9 15 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
10 12 (1.13%) Tuxedo
11 10 (0.94%) IIS
12 9 (0.85%) Oracle Application Server
13 8 (0.75%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.75%) SAS
14 7 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.56%) Apache Qpid
15 6 (0.56%) GeoServer
15 6 (0.56%) Mule
15 6 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
16 4 (0.38%) Anypoint
Applications
1 28 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.79%) MS Office
3 17 (1.60%) MS Project
4 6 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.28%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.19%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.19%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.094%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 55 (5.18%) Oracle Applications
2 53 (4.99%) Oracle EBS
3 33 (3.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 24 (2.26%) Oracle 11i
5 16 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
6 10 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 9 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
9 7 (0.66%) Demantra
9 7 (0.66%) SnowdropKCS
10 6 (0.56%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Utilities
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle HRMS
12 4 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.38%) Temenos T24
13 3 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 3 (0.28%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.56%) PaaS
4 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.28%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.19%) IaaS
6 2 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.19%) Route 53
6 2 (0.19%) SaaS
6 2 (0.19%) Slack
7 1 (0.094%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.094%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.094%) Force.com
7 1 (0.094%) GitHub
7 1 (0.094%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.79%) HTTP
2 16 (1.51%) LDAP
3 12 (1.13%) Firewall
3 12 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.94%) DNS
5 9 (0.85%) FTP
6 8 (0.75%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (0.75%) SSH
7 6 (0.56%) AMQP
7 6 (0.56%) VoIP
7 6 (0.56%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.47%) Internet
8 5 (0.47%) Intranet
8 5 (0.47%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.38%) SSL
9 4 (0.38%) VPN
10 3 (0.28%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.19%) SAN
11 2 (0.19%) Skype
12 1 (0.094%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 419 (39.45%) Oracle Database
2 210 (19.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 191 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
4 174 (16.38%) SQL Server
5 139 (13.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 126 (11.86%) Oracle Reports
7 114 (10.73%) Oracle Database 12c
8 95 (8.95%) Relational Database
9 57 (5.37%) Oracle BI EE
10 56 (5.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 47 (4.43%) BusinessObjects
12 43 (4.05%) SQLPlus
13 41 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 37 (3.48%) RDBMS
15 36 (3.39%) MySQL
16 31 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
18 28 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 26 (2.45%) SQL Server 2005
20 25 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 98 (9.23%) JIRA
2 91 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
3 79 (7.44%) Git (software)
4 73 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 70 (6.59%) Oracle APEX
6 59 (5.56%) Maven
7 58 (5.46%) Subversion
8 50 (4.71%) JUnit
9 48 (4.52%) Selenium
10 38 (3.58%) Toad
11 30 (2.82%) TeamCity
12 28 (2.64%) Ant
13 27 (2.54%) Mockito
14 23 (2.17%) Cucumber
15 21 (1.98%) Bitbucket
16 18 (1.69%) JDeveloper
17 17 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 15 (1.41%) HP UFT
20 13 (1.22%) ProC
General
1 321 (30.23%) Finance
2 127 (11.96%) Banking
3 42 (3.95%) Retail
4 40 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 39 (3.67%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.73%) Back Office
7 23 (2.17%) Front Office
7 23 (2.17%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.32%) Marketing
9 13 (1.22%) Publishing
10 10 (0.94%) Electronics
11 8 (0.75%) Advertising
12 7 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.56%) Automotive
13 6 (0.56%) German Language
13 6 (0.56%) Legal
14 5 (0.47%) Billing
14 5 (0.47%) Games
14 5 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 620 (58.38%) Developer
2 278 (26.18%) Oracle Developer
3 175 (16.48%) SQL Developer
4 149 (14.03%) Java Developer
5 134 (12.62%) PL/SQL Developer
6 125 (11.77%) Analyst
7 69 (6.50%) Consultant
8 66 (6.21%) Architect
9 64 (6.03%) DBA
10 58 (5.46%) Senior Developer
11 44 (4.14%) Oracle DBA
12 38 (3.58%) Oracle Consultant
12 38 (3.58%) Senior Java Developer
12 38 (3.58%) Support Analyst
13 36 (3.39%) Applications Support
13 36 (3.39%) ETL Developer
14 33 (3.11%) Applications Developer
15 27 (2.54%) Oracle Analyst
16 26 (2.45%) SQL Analyst
17 25 (2.35%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (21.47%) XML
2 146 (13.75%) HTML
3 138 (12.99%) Spring
4 117 (11.02%) Hibernate
5 116 (10.92%) Web Services
6 96 (9.04%) J2EE
7 89 (8.38%) .NET
8 85 (8.00%) CSS
9 81 (7.63%) jQuery
10 72 (6.78%) REST
11 69 (6.50%) SOAP
12 60 (5.65%) XSLT
13 52 (4.90%) Java EE
14 51 (4.80%) JSON
15 50 (4.71%) JMS
16 49 (4.61%) Ajax
17 44 (4.14%) EJB
17 44 (4.14%) JSP
18 42 (3.95%) JPA
19 40 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 70 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.67%) Computer Science
3 28 (2.64%) Data Structures
4 21 (1.98%) Fintech
5 19 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (1.79%) Equities
6 18 (1.69%) Derivative
7 17 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.51%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.22%) Clustering
9 13 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.13%) Hedge funds
11 10 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.85%) Replication
12 9 (0.85%) TWAP
12 9 (0.85%) VWAP
13 7 (0.66%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 6 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 305 (28.72%) Unix
2 206 (19.40%) Linux
3 91 (8.57%) Windows
4 39 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.88%) Solaris
5 20 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (1.60%) AIX
8 15 (1.41%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.22%) HPUX
10 13 (1.22%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.66%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.38%) SUSE
13 4 (0.38%) VMS
14 3 (0.28%) CentOS
15 2 (0.19%) CoreOS
15 2 (0.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (30.79%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (18.27%) Business Intelligence
3 137 (12.90%) Data Modelling
4 136 (12.81%) ETL
5 113 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
6 104 (9.79%) Scrum
7 101 (9.51%) SDLC
8 88 (8.29%) SOA
9 76 (7.16%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (6.87%) Migration
11 70 (6.59%) Waterfall
12 68 (6.40%) Unit Testing
13 66 (6.21%) OO
14 58 (5.46%) Configuration Management
15 56 (5.27%) TDD
16 50 (4.71%) Workflow
17 49 (4.61%) Analytics
18 47 (4.43%) Data Management
18 47 (4.43%) Test Scripting
19 44 (4.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1052 (99.06%) SQL
2 378 (35.59%) Java
3 200 (18.83%) JavaScript
4 187 (17.61%) Shell Script
5 79 (7.44%) C#
6 71 (6.69%) T-SQL
7 60 (5.65%) Python
8 50 (4.71%) Perl
9 32 (3.01%) C++
9 32 (3.01%) PowerShell
10 31 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 27 (2.54%) C
12 23 (2.17%) Korn
13 18 (1.69%) VBA
14 15 (1.41%) ActionScript
15 13 (1.22%) Ruby
16 12 (1.13%) VB
16 12 (1.13%) VB.NET
17 10 (0.94%) PHP
18 9 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 104 (9.79%) Security Cleared
2 82 (7.72%) SC Cleared
3 62 (5.84%) Degree
4 26 (2.45%) Sun Certification
5 18 (1.69%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.51%) ISEB
7 12 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.38%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.28%) MCITP
12 3 (0.28%) OCP
13 2 (0.19%) HND
13 2 (0.19%) IBM Certification
14 1 (0.094%) CCIE
14 1 (0.094%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.094%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.094%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (6.03%) QA
2 29 (2.73%) SLA
3 23 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 11 (1.04%) SDET
5 8 (0.75%) MiFID
6 7 (0.66%) Basel II
6 7 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.47%) EMIR
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.28%) PMO
10 2 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.19%) FATCA
10 2 (0.19%) HL7
10 2 (0.19%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.19%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.094%) IFRS
11 1 (0.094%) ISO15022
System Software
1 42 (3.95%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (1.51%) Docker
3 10 (0.94%) NFS
4 8 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.47%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.28%) HDFS
7 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.19%) LXC
7 2 (0.19%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.19%) vSphere
8 1 (0.094%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (3.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (2.45%) Control-M
3 25 (2.35%) Data Guard
4 11 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 11 (1.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 10 (0.94%) SCOM
6 7 (0.66%) Ansible
6 7 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Management
6 7 (0.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (0.47%) Nagios
7 5 (0.47%) Puppet
7 5 (0.47%) vRealize
8 4 (0.38%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.28%) MOM
10 2 (0.19%) Graphite
10 2 (0.19%) Kibana
10 2 (0.19%) logstash
10 2 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 914 (86.06%) Oracle
2 73 (6.87%) Informatica
3 57 (5.37%) Microsoft
4 40 (3.77%) IBM
5 38 (3.58%) Red Hat
5 38 (3.58%) SAP
6 30 (2.82%) BEA
6 30 (2.82%) Sybase
7 22 (2.07%) HP
7 22 (2.07%) Teradata
8 17 (1.60%) webMethods
9 14 (1.32%) Adobe
9 14 (1.32%) Hyperion
9 14 (1.32%) Pega
9 14 (1.32%) Tableau
9 14 (1.32%) VMware
10 13 (1.22%) Cognos
10 13 (1.22%) Google
10 13 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.22%) Talend
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £475 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 27 minutes ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Rate: £Good consultancy rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £640.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £40.00 - £48.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Posted: 13 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago