The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 50 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 0  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 1.31% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.90% 4.81% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 221 187 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 36.96% 27.30% 36.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 107 115
Median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 9
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +32.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Stevenage - 1 - -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Google
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) XPath
6 1 (16.67%) JSON
6 1 (16.67%) Wiki
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (16.67%) iPad
6 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 1 (16.67%) JDeveloper
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Database Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Supply Chain Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) JDA
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy