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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 145 128
Rank change year-on-year -77 -17  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 493 854 927
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.14% 1.75% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 4.48% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 543 568
Median daily rate £430 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +1.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £383 £369
% change year-on-year +1.30% +3.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.55% +25.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

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 18075 19063 19563
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.87% 39.11% 38.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12426 13289 13299
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 412 396
Median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.98 £15.85 £19.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.05 £51.30 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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
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 26 June 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 -36 231 £450 - 41
South East -16 101 £438 +9.37% 17
North West -49 34 £370 -1.33% 7
South West -12 33 £394 +5.00% 9
East of England -16 31 £434 +27.50% 8
West Midlands -22 28 £450 +12.50% 3
East Midlands -34 17 £393 -7.64% 2
Yorkshire -3 12 £375 +7.14% 11
North East +38 1 - - 2
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 996 (98.61%) SQL
2 877 (86.83%) Oracle
3 412 (40.79%) Oracle Database
4 384 (38.02%) Java
5 315 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
6 301 (29.80%) Finance
7 273 (27.03%) Unix
8 214 (21.19%) Linux
9 192 (19.01%) JavaScript
10 188 (18.61%) XML
11 185 (18.32%) Oracle Database 11g
12 181 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
13 169 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
13 169 (16.73%) Shell Script
14 166 (16.44%) HTML
15 159 (15.74%) SQL Server
16 151 (14.95%) Spring
17 148 (14.65%) Data Modelling
17 148 (14.65%) ETL
18 140 (13.86%) Relational Database
19 138 (13.66%) Oracle Database 12c
20 133 (13.17%) Performance Tuning
21 126 (12.48%) Web Services
22 115 (11.39%) Hibernate
23 111 (10.99%) SDLC
24 110 (10.89%) Banking
24 110 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
25 108 (10.69%) Oracle Database 10g
26 104 (10.30%) Windows
27 101 (10.00%) WebLogic

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
1 101 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 66 (6.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 53 (5.25%) JBoss
4 37 (3.66%) Confluence
5 32 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 19 (1.88%) Apache
6 19 (1.88%) Tomcat
6 19 (1.88%) WebSphere
7 16 (1.58%) Mule
8 14 (1.39%) Apache Spark
9 12 (1.19%) Tuxedo
10 10 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
10 10 (0.99%) SAS
11 9 (0.89%) WebLogic Portal
12 8 (0.79%) IIS
12 8 (0.79%) WildFly
13 7 (0.69%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.69%) GeoServer
13 7 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (0.59%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 17 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.50%) LaTeX
3 5 (0.50%) SPSS
4 4 (0.40%) Stata
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.30%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.20%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 43 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (3.37%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (2.28%) Oracle 11i
4 19 (1.88%) Oracle BPM
5 17 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
6 9 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
7 8 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
7 8 (0.79%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 8 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
7 8 (0.79%) Siebel CRM
8 7 (0.69%) Oracle iStore
9 6 (0.59%) Oracle Utilities
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
10 5 (0.50%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (0.40%) Global One
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.09%) PaaS
4 6 (0.59%) IaaS
4 6 (0.59%) SaaS
5 2 (0.20%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.20%) GitHub
6 1 (0.099%) Amazon CloudSearch
6 1 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.099%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.099%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.099%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.099%) Force.com
6 1 (0.099%) Office 365
6 1 (0.099%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.099%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.099%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.099%) Slack
6 1 (0.099%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.57%) LDAP
2 22 (2.18%) HTTP
3 15 (1.49%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.59%) AMQP
4 6 (0.59%) Internet
4 6 (0.59%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.59%) VoIP
4 6 (0.59%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.50%) FTP
5 5 (0.50%) Skype
5 5 (0.50%) SSH
5 5 (0.50%) SSL
6 4 (0.40%) Firewall
6 4 (0.40%) SNMP
7 3 (0.30%) Intranet
7 3 (0.30%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.20%) SAN
9 1 (0.099%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.099%) SMS
9 1 (0.099%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (40.79%) Oracle Database
2 185 (18.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 169 (16.73%) Data Warehouse
4 159 (15.74%) SQL Server
5 140 (13.86%) Relational Database
6 138 (13.66%) Oracle Database 12c
7 110 (10.89%) Oracle Reports
8 108 (10.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 70 (6.93%) RDBMS
10 65 (6.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 58 (5.74%) SQLPlus
12 54 (5.35%) MySQL
13 41 (4.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 36 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 33 (3.27%) BusinessObjects
16 31 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (2.97%) Oracle ODI
18 26 (2.57%) Big Data
19 24 (2.38%) Hadoop
19 24 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (8.71%) JIRA
2 83 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 76 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 76 (7.52%) Oracle Forms
4 60 (5.94%) Maven
5 57 (5.64%) Oracle APEX
6 49 (4.85%) Subversion
7 48 (4.75%) JUnit
8 44 (4.36%) Toad
9 42 (4.16%) Selenium
10 39 (3.86%) Talend Open Studio
11 37 (3.66%) ProC
12 33 (3.27%) Mockito
13 22 (2.18%) Cucumber
14 18 (1.78%) Bitbucket
15 17 (1.68%) JDeveloper
16 14 (1.39%) Ant
16 14 (1.39%) HP UFT
16 14 (1.39%) SoapUI
16 14 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 301 (29.80%) Finance
2 110 (10.89%) Banking
3 40 (3.96%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.56%) Retail
5 29 (2.87%) Manufacturing
6 23 (2.28%) Marketing
7 20 (1.98%) Front Office
8 18 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.58%) Publishing
10 10 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.89%) Billing
12 8 (0.79%) Back Office
13 6 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.50%) Electronics
14 5 (0.50%) Games
14 5 (0.50%) German Language
14 5 (0.50%) Music Industry
15 4 (0.40%) Automotive
15 4 (0.40%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 634 (62.77%) Developer
2 280 (27.72%) Oracle Developer
3 183 (18.12%) Java Developer
4 176 (17.43%) SQL Developer
5 138 (13.66%) PL/SQL Developer
6 107 (10.59%) Analyst
7 63 (6.24%) DBA
8 55 (5.45%) Architect
9 51 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 50 (4.95%) Consultant
11 41 (4.06%) Oracle DBA
12 38 (3.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 30 (2.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 27 (2.67%) Support Analyst
15 26 (2.57%) ETL Developer
16 25 (2.48%) Applications Developer
16 25 (2.48%) Oracle Analyst
16 25 (2.48%) Oracle Consultant
17 24 (2.38%) Applications Support
18 23 (2.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (18.61%) XML
2 166 (16.44%) HTML
3 151 (14.95%) Spring
4 126 (12.48%) Web Services
5 115 (11.39%) Hibernate
6 92 (9.11%) jQuery
7 91 (9.01%) CSS
8 87 (8.61%) .NET
9 82 (8.12%) REST
10 70 (6.93%) J2EE
11 63 (6.24%) JPA
11 63 (6.24%) SOAP
12 55 (5.45%) Java EE
13 54 (5.35%) XSLT
14 50 (4.95%) AngularJS
14 50 (4.95%) RESTful
15 46 (4.55%) HTML5
15 46 (4.55%) JMS
16 40 (3.96%) Oracle ADF
16 40 (3.96%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 77 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
3 35 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.57%) Data Structures
5 24 (2.38%) Equities
5 24 (2.38%) Fintech
6 21 (2.08%) Derivative
7 15 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.49%) TWAP
7 15 (1.49%) VWAP
8 12 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 11 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.09%) Client/Server
9 11 (1.09%) Clustering
10 10 (0.99%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.89%) Fixed Income
12 8 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (0.59%) Market Risk
13 6 (0.59%) Smart Meter
13 6 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 273 (27.03%) Unix
2 214 (21.19%) Linux
3 104 (10.30%) Windows
4 27 (2.67%) Solaris
5 24 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (2.28%) AIX
7 17 (1.68%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.49%) HPUX
9 14 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (1.09%) Windows Server
13 10 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.40%) VMS
16 1 (0.099%) Android
16 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
3 148 (14.65%) Data Modelling
3 148 (14.65%) ETL
4 133 (13.17%) Performance Tuning
5 111 (10.99%) SDLC
6 93 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
7 90 (8.91%) Scrum
8 78 (7.72%) TDD
8 78 (7.72%) Test Automation
9 75 (7.43%) MVC
10 72 (7.13%) Migration
11 70 (6.93%) Waterfall
12 68 (6.73%) SOA
13 60 (5.94%) Unit Testing
14 58 (5.74%) Analytics
15 57 (5.64%) Configuration Management
16 51 (5.05%) OO
17 49 (4.85%) Data Analysis
18 45 (4.46%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 996 (98.61%) SQL
2 384 (38.02%) Java
3 192 (19.01%) JavaScript
4 169 (16.73%) Shell Script
5 85 (8.42%) C#
6 73 (7.23%) Python
7 70 (6.93%) T-SQL
8 51 (5.05%) C
9 48 (4.75%) Perl
10 34 (3.37%) C++
11 30 (2.97%) PowerShell
12 23 (2.28%) Bash Shell
13 16 (1.58%) Korn
14 13 (1.29%) Ruby
14 13 (1.29%) VB
14 13 (1.29%) VBA
15 12 (1.19%) Groovy
15 12 (1.19%) Scala
15 12 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 93 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 69 (6.83%) SC Cleared
3 59 (5.84%) Degree
4 20 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 20 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 15 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.39%) ISEB
7 10 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
7 10 (0.99%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.50%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.30%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.20%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.099%) CCIE
13 1 (0.099%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.099%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.099%) IBM Certification
13 1 (0.099%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.95%) QA
2 32 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.08%) SLA
4 11 (1.09%) EMIR
5 6 (0.59%) MiFID
6 5 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.40%) FATCA
7 4 (0.40%) HL7
7 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Basel II
8 3 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.099%) DICOM
10 1 (0.099%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.099%) GMP
10 1 (0.099%) ISO 15022
10 1 (0.099%) TickIT
System Software
1 32 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (1.58%) Docker
3 5 (0.50%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.30%) HDFS
4 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.20%) vSphere
6 1 (0.099%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (2.48%) Control-M
3 20 (1.98%) Data Guard
4 15 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.79%) Puppet
6 7 (0.69%) Ansible
6 7 (0.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 7 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.59%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.59%) vRealize
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
8 5 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.30%) SCOM
11 2 (0.20%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.20%) Graphite
11 2 (0.20%) Kibana
11 2 (0.20%) logstash
11 2 (0.20%) MOM
11 2 (0.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 877 (86.83%) Oracle
2 59 (5.84%) Informatica
3 48 (4.75%) Microsoft
4 39 (3.86%) Talend
5 29 (2.87%) IBM
6 25 (2.48%) Sybase
7 23 (2.28%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.98%) BEA
9 18 (1.78%) HP
9 18 (1.78%) SAP
10 15 (1.49%) Cognos
10 15 (1.49%) Teradata
11 14 (1.39%) webMethods
12 13 (1.29%) VMware
13 12 (1.19%) Siebel
14 11 (1.09%) Atlassian
15 10 (0.99%) Tableau
16 9 (0.89%) Google
17 7 (0.69%) Hyperion
17 7 (0.69%) Pega
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified TBC
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Computer People
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago