Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 249 181
Rank change year-on-year +9 -68 -38
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1,051 962 1,500
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.05% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.50% 2.50% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 630 973
England median daily rate £438 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.38% -
10th Percentile £310 £305 £300
90th Percentile £575 £594 £538
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
England median hourly rate £48.75 £35.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.32% -11.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £33.25 £24.98 £20.50
90th Percentile £59.09 £44.00 £45.53
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £36.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.25% -8.13% +14.29%

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 42,043 38,408 39,775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.95% 42.03% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,816 26,907 27,590
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £285
90th Percentile £650 £638 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 741 841
England median hourly rate £42.27 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £17.48 £16.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -26 440 £450 -5.26% 73
South East +30 238 £425 -5.56% 41
Midlands +34 134 £400 - 39
North of England -35 90 £413 +6.45% 37
East of England +17 83 £463 +25.00% 15
West Midlands +27 82 £400 -5.88% 14
South West -19 65 £425 +6.25% 11
East Midlands +26 52 £425 +15.25% 25
Yorkshire -1 46 £425 - 12
North West -14 38 £400 - 23
North East -32 6 £325 -16.93% 2
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,016 (96.67%) SQL
2 843 (80.21%) Oracle
3 346 (32.92%) Java
4 336 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
5 300 (28.54%) Oracle Database
6 260 (24.74%) Unix
7 257 (24.45%) Finance
8 197 (18.74%) ETL
9 193 (18.36%) SQL Server
10 192 (18.27%) XML
11 190 (18.08%) C#
12 167 (15.89%) Shell Script
13 165 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
14 159 (15.13%) Linux
15 155 (14.75%) JavaScript
16 151 (14.37%) .NET
17 148 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
18 139 (13.23%) Web Services
19 137 (13.04%) Data Modelling
19 137 (13.04%) Spring
20 135 (12.84%) Security Cleared
21 133 (12.65%) Git (software)
22 130 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
23 121 (11.51%) Scrum
24 120 (11.42%) T-SQL
25 119 (11.32%) Banking
26 117 (11.13%) Oracle Reports
27 115 (10.94%) J2EE
28 112 (10.66%) JIRA
29 110 (10.47%) Microservices

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 96 (9.13%) WebLogic
2 51 (4.85%) Confluence
3 49 (4.66%) Oracle Workflow
4 40 (3.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 30 (2.85%) CMS
6 28 (2.66%) JBoss
7 25 (2.38%) WebSphere
8 23 (2.19%) IIS
9 22 (2.09%) SAS
10 19 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.62%) Apache Spark
12 15 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
12 15 (1.43%) Tomcat
13 14 (1.33%) Apache Solr
13 14 (1.33%) Mule
14 13 (1.24%) Apache
15 7 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
16 6 (0.57%) SharePoint
17 5 (0.48%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.48%) WildFly
Applications
1 63 (5.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.29%) SPSS
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.19%) Windchill
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 74 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
2 57 (5.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (3.04%) Oracle Receivables
4 22 (2.09%) Oracle Financials
5 21 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
6 20 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
6 20 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
7 19 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
8 16 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
9 14 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
10 11 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle iProcurement
11 9 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.57%) Remedy AR System
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle FAH
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
15 4 (0.38%) Oracle TCA
16 3 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 83 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.14%) npm
4 16 (1.52%) PaaS
5 11 (1.05%) Apigee
5 11 (1.05%) Boomi
6 9 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.76%) GitHub
7 8 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.67%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.57%) SaaS
9 6 (0.57%) Serverless
10 4 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
11 3 (0.29%) IaaS
12 2 (0.19%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.19%) Taleo
13 1 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.66%) AMQP
2 12 (1.14%) FTP
3 11 (1.05%) HTTP
4 9 (0.86%) SMS
5 8 (0.76%) SAN
6 6 (0.57%) Internet
7 4 (0.38%) LAN
7 4 (0.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.29%) SSL
9 2 (0.19%) Broadband
9 2 (0.19%) Firewall
9 2 (0.19%) WAN
10 1 (0.095%) DNS
10 1 (0.095%) GPRS
10 1 (0.095%) GSM
10 1 (0.095%) NAS
10 1 (0.095%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.095%) VPN
10 1 (0.095%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (28.54%) Oracle Database
2 193 (18.36%) SQL Server
3 148 (14.08%) Data Warehouse
4 130 (12.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 117 (11.13%) Oracle Reports
6 102 (9.71%) Oracle Database 12c
7 96 (9.13%) Relational Database
8 74 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (6.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 54 (5.14%) MySQL
11 52 (4.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 52 (4.95%) RDBMS
12 51 (4.85%) MongoDB
13 44 (4.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 42 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
15 41 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (3.71%) SQLPlus
17 33 (3.14%) Oracle BI EE
18 24 (2.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 133 (12.65%) Git (software)
2 112 (10.66%) JIRA
3 91 (8.66%) Jenkins
4 77 (7.33%) Maven
5 56 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
6 53 (5.04%) Toad
7 45 (4.28%) Cucumber
7 45 (4.28%) Subversion
8 40 (3.81%) Oracle APEX
9 39 (3.71%) Selenium
10 38 (3.62%) SoapUI
11 36 (3.43%) Eclipse
11 36 (3.43%) JMeter
12 33 (3.14%) Karma Test Runner
12 33 (3.14%) Mocha
13 28 (2.66%) Protractor
14 26 (2.47%) JUnit
15 25 (2.38%) ProC
16 21 (2.00%) JDeveloper
17 20 (1.90%) NeoLoad
General
1 257 (24.45%) Finance
2 119 (11.32%) Banking
3 35 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 33 (3.14%) Retail
5 28 (2.66%) Front Office
6 25 (2.38%) General Ledger
7 13 (1.24%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 9 (0.86%) Marketing
10 8 (0.76%) Publishing
11 7 (0.67%) Law
11 7 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.57%) Billing
13 5 (0.48%) Back Office
13 5 (0.48%) Local Government
14 4 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.29%) Advertising
15 3 (0.29%) Automotive
16 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 675 (64.22%) Developer
2 231 (21.98%) Oracle Developer
3 151 (14.37%) SQL Developer
4 150 (14.27%) Java Developer
5 124 (11.80%) Analyst
6 103 (9.80%) PL/SQL Developer
7 68 (6.47%) Senior Developer
8 64 (6.09%) ETL Developer
9 58 (5.52%) C# Developer
10 49 (4.66%) .NET Developer
11 46 (4.38%) Consultant
12 42 (4.00%) Architect
13 39 (3.71%) DBA
14 34 (3.24%) Senior Java Developer
15 32 (3.04%) Oracle DBA
16 30 (2.85%) Oracle Analyst
17 27 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 27 (2.57%) Tester
18 26 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
18 26 (2.47%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (18.27%) XML
2 151 (14.37%) .NET
3 139 (13.23%) Web Services
4 137 (13.04%) Spring
5 115 (10.94%) J2EE
6 109 (10.37%) HTML
7 91 (8.66%) CSS
8 84 (7.99%) AngularJS
9 80 (7.61%) JSON
10 72 (6.85%) Hibernate
10 72 (6.85%) REST
11 70 (6.66%) SOAP
12 64 (6.09%) JMS
13 60 (5.71%) ASP.NET
14 54 (5.14%) RESTful
15 50 (4.76%) WinForms
16 49 (4.66%) Node.js
17 46 (4.38%) XSLT
18 43 (4.09%) Spring Boot
18 43 (4.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (2.76%) Computer Science
3 22 (2.09%) Reference Data
4 20 (1.90%) Hedge funds
5 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (1.43%) Derivative
9 13 (1.24%) Mainframe
10 12 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.05%) NHS
12 10 (0.95%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 7 (0.67%) Management Information System
13 7 (0.67%) User Experience
14 6 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.48%) Credit Risk
15 5 (0.48%) Equities
15 5 (0.48%) Taxonomies
16 4 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 260 (24.74%) Unix
2 159 (15.13%) Linux
3 91 (8.66%) Windows
4 30 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 26 (2.47%) AIX
6 23 (2.19%) Solaris
7 16 (1.52%) OpenVMS
8 11 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.95%) CentOS
9 10 (0.95%) VME
9 10 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.29%) HPUX
13 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.095%) Android
14 1 (0.095%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.095%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (18.74%) ETL
3 165 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
4 137 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 121 (11.51%) Scrum
6 110 (10.47%) Microservices
7 106 (10.09%) Problem-Solving
8 104 (9.90%) Migration
9 99 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
10 89 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 83 (7.90%) OO
12 81 (7.71%) TDD
13 75 (7.14%) Data Migration
14 71 (6.76%) BDD
15 69 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
16 68 (6.47%) SDLC
17 63 (5.99%) Analytics
17 63 (5.99%) DevOps
18 59 (5.61%) Test Strategy
19 58 (5.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,016 (96.67%) SQL
2 346 (32.92%) Java
3 190 (18.08%) C#
4 167 (15.89%) Shell Script
5 155 (14.75%) JavaScript
6 120 (11.42%) T-SQL
7 82 (7.80%) Python
8 67 (6.37%) Perl
9 49 (4.66%) VB.NET
10 37 (3.52%) C
11 34 (3.24%) VB
12 32 (3.04%) Java 8
13 26 (2.47%) VBA
14 20 (1.90%) C++
15 14 (1.33%) R
15 14 (1.33%) XPath
16 12 (1.14%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.14%) Korn
17 10 (0.95%) COBOL
17 10 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 135 (12.84%) Security Cleared
2 102 (9.71%) SC Cleared
3 45 (4.28%) Degree
4 17 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (1.43%) ISEB
7 12 (1.14%) Oracle Certification
8 10 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.29%) CCNA
11 3 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.29%) MCP
11 3 (0.29%) OCA
11 3 (0.29%) OCP
12 2 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.33%) QA
2 32 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.86%) PMO
4 8 (0.76%) SLA
5 7 (0.67%) GDPR
6 6 (0.57%) MiFID
7 4 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.19%) ISO 9002
9 2 (0.19%) SEPA
9 2 (0.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 58 (5.52%) Docker
2 25 (2.38%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (0.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.095%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.095%) HDFS
5 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
2 19 (1.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 18 (1.71%) Amdocs OSS
3 18 (1.71%) Kibana
4 17 (1.62%) logstash
5 14 (1.33%) Ansible
5 14 (1.33%) Data Guard
6 13 (1.24%) Kubernetes
7 9 (0.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.76%) Control-M
8 8 (0.76%) HP ALM
9 7 (0.67%) SCOM
10 6 (0.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
11 5 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.48%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (0.48%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.38%) Puppet
13 3 (0.29%) Terraform
14 2 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 843 (80.21%) Oracle
2 79 (7.52%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.47%) Informatica
4 43 (4.09%) IBM
5 41 (3.90%) BEA
6 40 (3.81%) Talend
7 30 (2.85%) Citrix
8 28 (2.66%) webMethods
9 19 (1.81%) Google
9 19 (1.81%) Pega
10 18 (1.71%) Cramer
10 18 (1.71%) TIBCO
11 17 (1.62%) SAP
12 16 (1.52%) Red Hat
13 15 (1.43%) Hyperion
13 15 (1.43%) Tableau
14 13 (1.24%) Amdocs
14 13 (1.24%) Cognos
14 13 (1.24%) Dell
15 12 (1.14%) Teradata