Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 September 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 166 94
Rank change year-on-year +49 -72 -18
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 156 75 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.95% 0.96% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 2.87% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 35 142
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £301 £216 £301
90th Percentile £541 £511 £525
England median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +39.29% -12.50% +14.29%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,891 2,609 3,164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.08% 33.52% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,856 1,664 2,009
Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £514
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 73 72
Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.63% +43.70%
10th Percentile £15.23 £16.70 £14.16
90th Percentile £48.88 £67.10 £48.33
England median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% +6.67% +1.81%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
West Midlands +20 88 £388 -13.89% 11
East Midlands +40 68 £413 +11.86% 27
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 143 (91.67%) SQL
2 118 (75.64%) Oracle
3 70 (44.87%) Unix
4 58 (37.18%) Java
4 58 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (27.56%) Oracle Database
6 41 (26.28%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (26.28%) Shell Script
7 34 (21.79%) XML
7 34 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (19.23%) Linux
9 30 (19.23%) WebLogic
9 30 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (17.95%) Migration
11 26 (16.67%) Confluence
12 24 (15.38%) J2EE
12 24 (15.38%) OO
13 23 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (14.74%) Test Strategy
14 22 (14.10%) Process Improvement
14 22 (14.10%) ETL
14 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
14 22 (14.10%) HTML
14 22 (14.10%) C#
14 22 (14.10%) Configuration Management
14 22 (14.10%) JIRA
15 21 (13.46%) BEA
15 21 (13.46%) .NET
15 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 30 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 26 (16.67%) Confluence
3 8 (5.13%) JBoss
3 8 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.21%) nginx
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.92%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.92%) Mule
6 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Windchill
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (5.13%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.64%) Exstream
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.64%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.21%) Boomi
2 5 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (3.21%) SaaS
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.92%) IaaS
4 3 (1.92%) PaaS
5 2 (1.28%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.13%) FTP
2 7 (4.49%) SAN
3 3 (1.92%) HTTP
3 3 (1.92%) SSL
3 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.56%) Oracle Database
2 30 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 23 (14.74%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (12.82%) SQL Server
5 13 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 13 (8.33%) QlikView
6 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database 12c
6 12 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (7.05%) SQLPlus
8 9 (5.77%) MySQL
8 9 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 8 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (4.49%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (3.21%) MariaDB
12 4 (2.56%) Big Data
12 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (14.10%) JIRA
2 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 16 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (7.05%) Bitbucket
3 11 (7.05%) Selenium
4 9 (5.77%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.77%) Maven
4 9 (5.77%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.13%) JDeveloper
5 8 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.13%) Toad
6 7 (4.49%) JMeter
6 7 (4.49%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (1.92%) CA Gen
8 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.92%) Subversion
9 2 (1.28%) JUnit
9 2 (1.28%) RStudio
General
1 12 (7.69%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Retail
3 3 (1.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.28%) Publishing
5 1 (0.64%) Automotive
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 86 (55.13%) Developer
2 27 (17.31%) PL/SQL Developer
3 24 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 21 (13.46%) Analyst
5 15 (9.62%) Tester
6 12 (7.69%) Architect
7 9 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Specialist
8 7 (4.49%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Mainframe Developer
8 7 (4.49%) Oracle Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Technical Architect
9 6 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
9 6 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 5 (3.21%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.21%) ERP Analyst
11 4 (2.56%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.79%) XML
2 24 (15.38%) J2EE
3 22 (14.10%) HTML
4 21 (13.46%) .NET
5 18 (11.54%) REST
6 16 (10.26%) CSS
6 16 (10.26%) Spring
7 15 (9.62%) JSON
7 15 (9.62%) Web Services
8 13 (8.33%) SOAP
8 13 (8.33%) WCF
8 13 (8.33%) WPF
9 12 (7.69%) JSP
10 10 (6.41%) XSD
11 9 (5.77%) Oracle Streams
11 9 (5.77%) RESTful
12 8 (5.13%) AngularJS
12 8 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.13%) XSLT
13 7 (4.49%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.87%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.85%) NHS
5 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.28%) Replication
6 2 (1.28%) Robotics
7 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.87%) Unix
2 30 (19.23%) Linux
3 12 (7.69%) Windows
4 9 (5.77%) VME
4 9 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 9 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.49%) AIX
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.92%) HPUX
6 3 (1.92%) Solaris
7 2 (1.28%) Android
7 2 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (37.18%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.28%) Problem-Solving
3 34 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (17.95%) Migration
5 24 (15.38%) OO
6 23 (14.74%) Test Strategy
7 22 (14.10%) Configuration Management
7 22 (14.10%) ETL
7 22 (14.10%) Process Improvement
8 21 (13.46%) Data Modelling
9 18 (11.54%) DevOps
9 18 (11.54%) Problem Management
9 18 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 17 (10.90%) Data Migration
11 16 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.97%) Analytics
13 13 (8.33%) Integration Testing
13 13 (8.33%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.33%) Scrum
14 12 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 143 (91.67%) SQL
2 58 (37.18%) Java
3 41 (26.28%) Shell Script
4 22 (14.10%) C#
4 22 (14.10%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.97%) Perl
6 10 (6.41%) XQuery
7 9 (5.77%) COBOL
8 8 (5.13%) ANSI SQL
8 8 (5.13%) Python
8 8 (5.13%) XPath
9 3 (1.92%) C++
9 3 (1.92%) Groovy
9 3 (1.92%) Java 8
9 3 (1.92%) Korn
9 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.28%) R
10 2 (1.28%) VBScript
11 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.41%) Degree
1 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
1 10 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.77%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.21%) OCP
4 3 (1.92%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) PMO
2 5 (3.21%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.92%) QA
4 2 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.28%) ISO 9002
4 2 (1.28%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (7.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.64%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.64%) HDFS
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Ansible
1 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.64%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.64%) Mesos
2 1 (0.64%) Oozie
2 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (75.64%) Oracle
2 21 (13.46%) BEA
3 14 (8.97%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.05%) webMethods
5 9 (5.77%) TIBCO
6 7 (4.49%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.85%) Informatica
8 5 (3.21%) Cisco
8 5 (3.21%) Dell
8 5 (3.21%) Google
9 4 (2.56%) Alteryx
9 4 (2.56%) HP
9 4 (2.56%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.56%) Tableau
10 3 (1.92%) Pega
10 3 (1.92%) Perforce
10 3 (1.92%) SAP
10 3 (1.92%) Talend
10 3 (1.92%) WSO2
11 2 (1.28%) Blue Prism