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 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)
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 9 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.21% 0.67% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 2.17% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
Median daily rate £490 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.76%  
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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 191 138 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.81% 30.80% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 83 95
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £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 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 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
Southend-on-Sea - 7 £490 - 1
Billericay - 1 - -
PL/SQL
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Oracle
2 18 (94.74%) Unix
3 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) Web Development
4 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
5 9 (47.37%) XML
5 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
6 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
7 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
7 7 (36.84%) JPA
7 7 (36.84%) EclipseLink
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
8 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 6 (31.58%) C++
8 6 (31.58%) HTML
9 5 (26.32%) PVCS
9 5 (26.32%) JUnit
9 5 (26.32%) CSS
9 5 (26.32%) MySQL
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) JBoss
9 5 (26.32%) LDAP

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 8 (42.11%) WebLogic
2 5 (26.32%) JBoss
3 3 (15.79%) Confluence
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Relational Database
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (26.32%) MariaDB
3 5 (26.32%) MySQL
4 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (15.79%) Pentaho
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.26%) DataStage
6 1 (5.26%) MS Access
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (26.32%) JUnit
2 5 (26.32%) Mockito
2 5 (26.32%) PVCS
3 3 (15.79%) CA Gen
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
3 3 (15.79%) Maven
3 3 (15.79%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.26%) Automotive
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) SQL Developer
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) ETL Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Pentaho Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle ETL Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) XML
2 8 (42.11%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) EclipseLink
3 7 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) JPA
4 6 (31.58%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 5 (26.32%) JAAS
5 5 (26.32%) JAXB
5 5 (26.32%) Spring MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) J2EE
6 4 (21.05%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) EJB
7 3 (15.79%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (15.79%) JMS
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (15.79%) SOAP
7 3 (15.79%) XSD
7 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 5 (26.32%) Mac OS X
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Web Development
3 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Configuration Management
5 5 (26.32%) MVC
5 5 (26.32%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (26.32%) TDD
5 5 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Data Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
7 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.79%) ETL
7 3 (15.79%) OO
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
7 3 (15.79%) RUP
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Shell Script
4 6 (31.58%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.79%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Sun Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Sun
3 3 (15.79%) BEA
3 3 (15.79%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) Pega
3 3 (15.79%) webMethods
4 1 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata