Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 85 82
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 15 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.04% 1.00% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.76% 3.01% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £538 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.19% +46.26% -17.18%
East of England median daily rate £365 £450 £419
% change year-on-year -18.89% +7.53% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £42.50
East of England median hourly rate £20.93 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -35.60% -7.14% -12.50%

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 544 531 490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.78% 33.10% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 333 270
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.30% +8.07%
10th Percentile £300 £238 £265
90th Percentile £550 £556 £588
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +11.11% -33.33%
10th Percentile £35.53 £12.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.63 £54.00 £51.74
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year +9.41% +12.58% -5.03%

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 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 18 August 2019. 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 -19 7 £300 -45.45%
Rickmansworth - 2 £330 -
PL/SQL
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 13 (86.67%) Oracle
3 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
4 7 (46.67%) ETL
4 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
4 7 (46.67%) Unix
4 7 (46.67%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (40.00%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) VB
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (33.33%) Teradata
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (13.33%) API Development
8 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (6.67%) VBA
9 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (6.67%) Toad
9 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (6.67%) XMLSpy
9 1 (6.67%) Altova
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
9 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
9 1 (6.67%) QlikView
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
2 1 (6.67%) XMLSpy
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Backend Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
2 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) API Development
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Teradata
3 1 (6.67%) Altova