Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 79 70
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 +21
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 15 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.96% 1.08% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 2.87% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £368 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.18% +18.33%
10th Percentile £350 £255 £362
90th Percentile £550 £600 £476
East of England median daily rate £441 £419 £365
% change year-on-year +5.49% +14.66% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -12.50% +5.26%

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 523 488 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.31% 37.80% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 271 247
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +0.62%
10th Percentile £238 £265 £231
90th Percentile £556 £588 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 23
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £31.25 £31.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -30.00% +38.46%
10th Percentile £11.75 £15.00 £18.15
90th Percentile £54.38 £52.50 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -5.06% +5.33%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -2 5 £550 +44.74%
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £350 - 3
Stevenage -14 2 £513 -
Hitchin - 1 £500 -
PL/SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) JIRA
4 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (53.33%) ETL
6 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (40.00%) Migration
8 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 5 (33.33%) Subversion
8 5 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) XML
8 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
8 5 (33.33%) Reference Data
8 5 (33.33%) Data Mapping
8 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 5 (33.33%) BDD
8 5 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (33.33%) Talend
9 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (20.00%) Java

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 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) HFM
1 2 (13.33%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) Essbase
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) JMeter
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) eggPlant
5 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Data Migration Developer
3 5 (33.33%) ETL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle ETL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) PostgreSQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Tester
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Tester
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (13.33%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) DBA
7 1 (6.67%) Development Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) ETL
4 6 (40.00%) Migration
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Data Mapping
5 5 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (33.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (13.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
4 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) OCP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Talend
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Teradata
5 1 (6.67%) Veritas