Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 256 245
Rank change year-on-year +15 -11 -26
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 709 956 975
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.06% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.36% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 619 641
England median daily rate £495 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £308
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.05% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +40.85% -7.19%
10th Percentile £18.45 £26.80 £24.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £58.74 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £28.00 £50.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -44.00% +40.85% -7.19%

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 27,283 40,480 38,607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 41.13% 44.70% 42.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,936 28,684 27,463
England median daily rate £485 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% +1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 600 695
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.15 £17.65 £17.10
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.73% +5.48% -

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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 +60 340 £500 +5.82% 83
South East +49 192 £500 +17.65% 43
Midlands -5 59 £425 +6.25% 25
North of England +22 49 £413 +3.00% 24
North West +6 36 £400 - 11
East of England -22 34 £300 -36.84% 10
South West -20 31 £500 +17.65% 15
East Midlands +18 30 £500 +33.33% 16
West Midlands -6 29 £395 -9.71% 9
North East +21 9 £413 +3.13% 1
Yorkshire +27 4 £550 +29.41% 12
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 689 (97.18%) SQL
2 611 (86.18%) Oracle
3 234 (33.00%) Oracle Database
4 233 (32.86%) Java
5 214 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
6 184 (25.95%) Business Intelligence
7 174 (24.54%) Unix
8 143 (20.17%) WebLogic
9 134 (18.90%) Linux
9 134 (18.90%) ETL
10 132 (18.62%) Data Modelling
10 132 (18.62%) Security Cleared
11 129 (18.19%) Shell Script
11 129 (18.19%) Migration
12 127 (17.91%) JIRA
13 124 (17.49%) SQL Server
14 107 (15.09%) Confluence
15 105 (14.81%) SC Cleared
15 105 (14.81%) XML
16 100 (14.10%) Finance
17 99 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
18 91 (12.83%) DevOps
19 86 (12.13%) Windows
19 86 (12.13%) JavaScript
20 85 (11.99%) J2EE
20 85 (11.99%) Microsoft
20 85 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
21 84 (11.85%) Oracle Database 11g
22 80 (11.28%) Oracle Database 12c
22 80 (11.28%) JSON

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
1 143 (20.17%) WebLogic
2 107 (15.09%) Confluence
3 35 (4.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 32 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 30 (4.23%) Apache
6 27 (3.81%) JBoss
7 23 (3.24%) MQSeries
7 23 (3.24%) Red Hat Fuse
7 23 (3.24%) WebSphere
8 22 (3.10%) Oracle Workflow
9 12 (1.69%) SharePoint
10 8 (1.13%) Apache Spark
10 8 (1.13%) SAS
11 7 (0.99%) Apache Pig
11 7 (0.99%) IIS
12 5 (0.71%) DataSynapse
12 5 (0.71%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 57 (8.04%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (3.53%) Oracle Payables
2 25 (3.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 20 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 19 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (2.40%) Maximo
6 16 (2.26%) Oracle ERP
7 15 (2.12%) Oracle Financials
7 15 (2.12%) Oracle General Ledger
8 14 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
9 10 (1.41%) Finacle
10 8 (1.13%) Oracle AML
10 8 (1.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 7 (0.99%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle Assets
12 6 (0.85%) Oracle FAH
13 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 5 (0.71%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 4 (0.56%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 58 (8.18%) AWS
2 54 (7.62%) Azure
3 30 (4.23%) GitHub
4 16 (2.26%) PaaS
5 14 (1.97%) SaaS
6 11 (1.55%) Power Platform
6 11 (1.55%) Trello
7 8 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
8 7 (0.99%) Google Sheets
9 6 (0.85%) Boomi
10 5 (0.71%) GCP
11 4 (0.56%) Office 365
12 3 (0.42%) Apigee
12 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.42%) Serverless
13 1 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.14%) npm
13 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.85%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.56%) HTTP
2 4 (0.56%) Internet
2 4 (0.56%) Intranet
2 4 (0.56%) SSL
3 3 (0.42%) DMZ
4 2 (0.28%) BGP
4 2 (0.28%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.28%) DNS
4 2 (0.28%) Firewall
4 2 (0.28%) IPsec
4 2 (0.28%) Junos
4 2 (0.28%) MPLS
4 2 (0.28%) Network Security
4 2 (0.28%) OSPF
4 2 (0.28%) SNMP
4 2 (0.28%) SSH
4 2 (0.28%) TACACS
4 2 (0.28%) VPN
4 2 (0.28%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (33.00%) Oracle Database
2 124 (17.49%) SQL Server
3 99 (13.96%) Data Warehouse
4 84 (11.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 80 (11.28%) Oracle Database 12c
6 74 (10.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 74 (10.44%) Oracle ODI
7 68 (9.59%) Oracle BI EE
8 66 (9.31%) Oracle Reports
9 48 (6.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 44 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
11 33 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
12 29 (4.09%) Big Data
13 28 (3.95%) Hadoop
13 28 (3.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (3.95%) Relational Database
14 24 (3.39%) MongoDB
15 23 (3.24%) NoSQL
16 19 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (2.40%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 127 (17.91%) JIRA
2 74 (10.44%) Git (software)
3 60 (8.46%) Bitbucket
4 54 (7.62%) Jenkins
5 44 (6.21%) Oracle Forms
6 41 (5.78%) Maven
6 41 (5.78%) Oracle APEX
7 39 (5.50%) Subversion
8 38 (5.36%) Selenium
9 27 (3.81%) Toad
10 25 (3.53%) JUnit
11 22 (3.10%) TeamCity
12 20 (2.82%) Ant
12 20 (2.82%) Cucumber
13 19 (2.68%) Eclipse
14 16 (2.26%) Artifactory
14 16 (2.26%) Gradle
15 15 (2.12%) ProC
16 14 (1.97%) SoapUI
17 12 (1.69%) Mockito
General
1 100 (14.10%) Finance
2 63 (8.89%) Banking
3 54 (7.62%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.68%) General Ledger
4 19 (2.68%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.97%) Retail
6 13 (1.83%) Back Office
6 13 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.55%) Billing
8 8 (1.13%) Front Office
8 8 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.99%) Electronics
9 7 (0.99%) Marketing
10 3 (0.42%) International Banking
10 3 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 426 (60.08%) Developer
2 117 (16.50%) Oracle Developer
3 61 (8.60%) Java Developer
4 60 (8.46%) SQL Developer
5 53 (7.48%) Analyst
6 48 (6.77%) Consultant
7 46 (6.49%) Architect
8 40 (5.64%) DBA
9 35 (4.94%) PL/SQL Developer
10 28 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
11 27 (3.81%) Full Stack Developer
12 25 (3.53%) OBIEE Developer
12 25 (3.53%) Senior Developer
13 23 (3.24%) ETL Developer
14 21 (2.96%) C# Developer
15 20 (2.82%) .NET Developer
15 20 (2.82%) Scala Developer
16 19 (2.68%) Oracle Consultant
16 19 (2.68%) Technical Developer
17 18 (2.54%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (14.81%) XML
2 85 (11.99%) J2EE
3 80 (11.28%) JSON
4 71 (10.01%) HTML
5 65 (9.17%) Spring
6 62 (8.74%) Web Services
7 52 (7.33%) CSS
8 50 (7.05%) .NET
9 48 (6.77%) Hibernate
10 47 (6.63%) REST
11 39 (5.50%) Oracle Fusion
12 35 (4.94%) AngularJS
12 35 (4.94%) jQuery
13 34 (4.80%) SOAP
14 29 (4.09%) XSLT
15 28 (3.95%) Oracle GoldenGate
16 27 (3.81%) ActiveMQ
17 26 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
17 26 (3.67%) Spring Boot
18 25 (3.53%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.26%) Data Structures
3 13 (1.83%) Derivative
4 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 7 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (0.85%) Clustering
7 6 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (0.85%) NHS
7 6 (0.85%) Replication
7 6 (0.85%) Robotics
7 6 (0.85%) User Experience
8 5 (0.71%) Grid Computing
8 5 (0.71%) IVR
9 4 (0.56%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.56%) Wiki
10 3 (0.42%) Blog
10 3 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.42%) SCADA
11 2 (0.28%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 174 (24.54%) Unix
2 134 (18.90%) Linux
3 86 (12.13%) Windows
4 24 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (2.54%) AIX
6 11 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (1.55%) Solaris
7 7 (0.99%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.85%) OpenVMS
9 4 (0.56%) CentOS
9 4 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.56%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.28%) Android
11 2 (0.28%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.28%) Debian
11 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (25.95%) Business Intelligence
3 134 (18.90%) ETL
4 132 (18.62%) Data Modelling
5 129 (18.19%) Migration
6 91 (12.83%) DevOps
7 85 (11.99%) Problem-Solving
8 76 (10.72%) Configuration Management
9 69 (9.73%) Problem Management
10 68 (9.59%) Performance Tuning
11 63 (8.89%) Test Strategy
12 61 (8.60%) Scrum
13 60 (8.46%) Process Improvement
14 54 (7.62%) Data Migration
15 53 (7.48%) Test Automation
16 46 (6.49%) Waterfall
17 45 (6.35%) Analytics
17 45 (6.35%) ERP
18 41 (5.78%) SDLC
19 38 (5.36%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 689 (97.18%) SQL
2 233 (32.86%) Java
3 129 (18.19%) Shell Script
4 86 (12.13%) JavaScript
5 76 (10.72%) T-SQL
6 54 (7.62%) Python
7 48 (6.77%) C#
8 39 (5.50%) Scala
9 34 (4.80%) Perl
10 23 (3.24%) C
11 20 (2.82%) Ruby
12 15 (2.12%) Bash Shell
13 13 (1.83%) C++
13 13 (1.83%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.83%) VB
14 11 (1.55%) Java 8
14 11 (1.55%) VBA
15 9 (1.27%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.71%) Fortran
16 5 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 132 (18.62%) Security Cleared
2 105 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.23%) Degree
4 18 (2.54%) DV Cleared
5 12 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
6 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.71%) MCP
9 4 (0.56%) HND
10 3 (0.42%) MCPD
10 3 (0.42%) MCTS
10 3 (0.42%) OCP
11 2 (0.28%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.28%) ISEB
11 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.28%) SAP Certification
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 23 (3.24%) QA
3 13 (1.83%) MiFID
4 12 (1.69%) GDPR
4 12 (1.69%) SLA
5 2 (0.28%) COREP
5 2 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.28%) FINREP
5 2 (0.28%) HL7
5 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.14%) CDISC
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 25 (3.53%) Docker
1 25 (3.53%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (2.26%) HDFS
3 6 (0.85%) NFS
4 5 (0.71%) OCFS2
5 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.28%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.28%) Oracle Clusterware
7 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (2.68%) Data Guard
2 16 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (1.83%) Puppet
4 11 (1.55%) Ansible
5 7 (0.99%) Kubernetes
6 6 (0.85%) Control-M
6 6 (0.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 5 (0.71%) Oozie
8 3 (0.42%) Amdocs OSS
8 3 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.42%) Terraform
9 2 (0.28%) HP ALM
9 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.28%) Kibana
9 2 (0.28%) logstash
9 2 (0.28%) Mesos
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 611 (86.18%) Oracle
2 85 (11.99%) Microsoft
3 60 (8.46%) BEA
4 57 (8.04%) Informatica
5 50 (7.05%) webMethods
6 46 (6.49%) Red Hat
7 29 (4.09%) SAP
8 26 (3.67%) Sybase
9 25 (3.53%) MuleSoft
10 23 (3.24%) Axway
11 13 (1.83%) Cloudera
11 13 (1.83%) IBM
12 12 (1.69%) Cognos
12 12 (1.69%) Google
13 11 (1.55%) Tableau
14 10 (1.41%) Talend
15 9 (1.27%) Hyperion
15 9 (1.27%) Siebel
16 8 (1.13%) AppDynamics
16 8 (1.13%) Splunk