The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 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)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 42 56
Rank change year-on-year -13 +14  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 16 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.75% 2.29% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.24% 6.21% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £305 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £345 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 177 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 51.76% 36.88% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 86 120
Median daily rate £450 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 14
Median hourly rate £41.50 £32.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.69% -22.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £40.33 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PL/SQL in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Essex

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Essex

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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
Southend-on-Sea - 12 £449 -
PL/SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (96.43%) Java
3 24 (85.71%) Oracle
3 24 (85.71%) Relational Database
4 23 (82.14%) Unix
5 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (75.00%) Spring
5 21 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (71.43%) HTML
7 19 (67.86%) CSS
7 19 (67.86%) TDD
7 19 (67.86%) Web Development
8 18 (64.29%) JPA
8 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
8 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
8 18 (64.29%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (64.29%) MariaDB
8 18 (64.29%) MySQL
8 18 (64.29%) XML
8 18 (64.29%) JBoss
8 18 (64.29%) Linux
9 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
10 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
10 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
10 16 (57.14%) MVC
11 15 (53.57%) Mac OS X
11 15 (53.57%) Hibernate
11 15 (53.57%) JUnit
11 15 (53.57%) Mockito
11 15 (53.57%) EclipseLink

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (64.29%) JBoss
2 16 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.71%) Confluence
4 2 (7.14%) Mule
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) IaaS
1 2 (7.14%) PaaS
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) LDAP
2 7 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 18 (64.29%) MariaDB
2 18 (64.29%) MySQL
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (10.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (10.71%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (10.71%) Pentaho
4 3 (10.71%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.57%) MS Access
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Git (software)
2 17 (60.71%) Jenkins
3 15 (53.57%) JUnit
3 15 (53.57%) Mockito
4 5 (17.86%) Maven
5 3 (10.71%) CA Gen
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (92.86%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) ETL Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Pentaho Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Digital Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) Spring
2 20 (71.43%) HTML
3 19 (67.86%) CSS
4 18 (64.29%) JPA
4 18 (64.29%) XML
5 16 (57.14%) Spring MVC
6 15 (53.57%) EclipseLink
6 15 (53.57%) Hibernate
7 14 (50.00%) JAAS
8 13 (46.43%) JAXB
8 13 (46.43%) Web Services
9 12 (42.86%) REST
10 8 (28.57%) JAX-RPC
10 8 (28.57%) Struts
10 8 (28.57%) Struts2
11 5 (17.86%) SOAP
11 5 (17.86%) XSLT
12 3 (10.71%) EJB
12 3 (10.71%) JMS
12 3 (10.71%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Unix
2 18 (64.29%) Linux
3 15 (53.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.14%) AIX
4 2 (7.14%) HPUX
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (67.86%) TDD
2 19 (67.86%) Web Development
3 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 16 (57.14%) MVC
5 14 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 11 (39.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (35.71%) Mentoring
8 9 (32.14%) Microservices
9 8 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (28.57%) Web Design
10 7 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
12 4 (14.29%) OO
13 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
13 3 (10.71%) ETL
13 3 (10.71%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (96.43%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Perl
4 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.14%) C
5 2 (7.14%) Groovy
5 2 (7.14%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (17.86%) webMethods
3 3 (10.71%) BEA
3 3 (10.71%) Informatica
3 3 (10.71%) Pega
4 2 (7.14%) WSO2
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft