Period
to 20 November 2018

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 6 months to 20 November 2018 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 78 77
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 34 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.08% 1.47% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 3.83% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £550 £350 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -16.42% -6.94%
East of England median daily rate £475 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +31.94% -10.00% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -9.72% -15.29% +8.28%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 560 600 504
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.29% 38.41% 36.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 318 291
Hertfordshire median daily rate £416 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £253 £284 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 28
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.15 £49.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.35% -65.52% +44.20%
10th Percentile £16.58 £13.65 £33.37
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £54.35
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2018. 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
Watford +7 21 £550 +44.74% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 7 £350 -22.22%
Stevenage - 2 £513 -
Hatfield +2 1 - - 2
Hitchin - 1 £500 -
PL/SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 27 (79.41%) Oracle
3 21 (61.76%) ETL
3 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
5 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
5 18 (52.94%) JIRA
6 16 (47.06%) Subversion
6 16 (47.06%) Migration
6 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
6 16 (47.06%) C#
6 16 (47.06%) XML
6 16 (47.06%) Data Migration
6 16 (47.06%) Reference Data
6 16 (47.06%) Data Mapping
6 16 (47.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
7 15 (44.12%) BDD
7 15 (44.12%) Talend
7 15 (44.12%) TDD
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 10 (29.41%) JSON
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
13 6 (17.65%) C

PL/SQL
Co-occurring 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 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) HFM
1 2 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) PostgreSQL
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (32.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle Database
4 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 4 (11.76%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.88%) Essbase
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) JIRA
2 16 (47.06%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (14.71%) Toad
4 4 (11.76%) JMeter
5 3 (8.82%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle Developer
3 16 (47.06%) Data Migration Developer
4 15 (44.12%) ETL Developer
4 15 (44.12%) Oracle ETL Developer
4 15 (44.12%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Developer
4 15 (44.12%) SQL Server Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Agile Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) OAT Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) OAT Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) XML
2 10 (29.41%) JSON
3 1 (2.94%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (47.06%) Reference Data
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Pharmacovigilance
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (61.76%) ETL
2 18 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 16 (47.06%) Data Mapping
3 16 (47.06%) Data Migration
3 16 (47.06%) Migration
3 16 (47.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 15 (44.12%) BDD
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (14.71%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C
4 6 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (58.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (44.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB
5 1 (2.94%) MCP
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) OCP
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP ALM
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Oracle
2 15 (44.12%) Talend
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft