Period
to 25 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 110 67
Rank change year-on-year -33 -43 +12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 100 161 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.28% 1.88% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 5.48% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 92 106
Midlands median daily rate £365 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.01% -6.88% +8.70%
10th Percentile £221 £140 £275
90th Percentile £489 £500 £544
England median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate £30.00 - -
England median hourly rate £36.75 £39.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -5.77% -3.70% +9.46%

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 2,737 2,939 2,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 34.99% 34.27% 32.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,708 1,822 1,708
Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £249
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 66 63
Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -12.86%
10th Percentile £15.65 £14.25 £13.05
90th Percentile £53.40 £42.50 £43.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.94%

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 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 February 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 -10 54 £400 - 10
East Midlands -34 45 £250 -16.67% 21
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 98 (98.00%) SQL
2 80 (80.00%) Oracle
3 48 (48.00%) Oracle Database
4 40 (40.00%) Unix
4 40 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 34 (34.00%) Java
6 32 (32.00%) Shell Script
7 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (22.00%) Linux
9 20 (20.00%) .NET
10 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 18 (18.00%) C#
10 18 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (16.00%) JSON
13 15 (15.00%) HTML
13 15 (15.00%) XML
13 15 (15.00%) REST
14 14 (14.00%) ETL
15 13 (13.00%) SOA
15 13 (13.00%) UML
15 13 (13.00%) Oracle Reports
15 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
15 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
15 13 (13.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 13 (13.00%) DevOps
16 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 12 (12.00%) SOAP
16 12 (12.00%) XSL

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 13 (13.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (7.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.00%) JBoss
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.00%) WildFly
4 3 (3.00%) Confluence
4 3 (3.00%) nginx
5 2 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.00%) IIS
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.00%) EngageOne
3 1 (1.00%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.00%) Demantra
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.00%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.00%) Boomi
2 5 (5.00%) iPaaS
3 3 (3.00%) SaaS
4 2 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.00%) SAN
2 1 (1.00%) SSH
2 1 (1.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.00%) Oracle Database
2 40 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
4 17 (17.00%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (13.00%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
7 7 (7.00%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (4.00%) Apache Hive
10 4 (4.00%) Big Data
10 4 (4.00%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (4.00%) Sqoop
11 2 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) Subversion
2 6 (6.00%) JIRA
3 5 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (4.00%) CA Gen
4 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.00%) VersionOne
5 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Selenium
5 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.00%) GitLab
6 2 (2.00%) JMeter
6 2 (2.00%) JUnit
6 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.00%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Retail
3 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.00%) Publishing
5 3 (3.00%) Games
6 2 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (50.00%) Developer
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (14.00%) Architect
4 10 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Analyst
5 8 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Designer
7 6 (6.00%) ETL Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Lead Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 16 (16.00%) JSON
3 15 (15.00%) HTML
3 15 (15.00%) REST
3 15 (15.00%) XML
4 12 (12.00%) SOAP
4 12 (12.00%) XSL
5 11 (11.00%) XSD
6 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (8.00%) J2EE
6 8 (8.00%) jQuery
7 7 (7.00%) Spring
7 7 (7.00%) WCF
7 7 (7.00%) Web Services
8 6 (6.00%) HTML5
8 6 (6.00%) JSP
8 6 (6.00%) WPF
9 5 (5.00%) CSS
9 5 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.00%) NHS
3 4 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Clustering
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Replication
6 1 (1.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Unix
2 22 (22.00%) Linux
3 12 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (8.00%) Windows
5 5 (5.00%) HPUX
6 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.00%) AIX
7 1 (1.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (14.00%) ETL
4 13 (13.00%) DevOps
4 13 (13.00%) SOA
4 13 (13.00%) UML
5 12 (12.00%) EAI
6 11 (11.00%) OOA/OOD
7 9 (9.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.00%) CRM
8 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (8.00%) SDLC
8 8 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.00%) MVC
10 6 (6.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.00%) Data Management
10 6 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.00%) SQL
2 34 (34.00%) Java
3 32 (32.00%) Shell Script
4 18 (18.00%) C#
5 13 (13.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.00%) XPath
6 11 (11.00%) XQuery
7 8 (8.00%) Perl
8 5 (5.00%) VBA
9 4 (4.00%) VB
10 3 (3.00%) C++
10 3 (3.00%) VB6
11 2 (2.00%) Python
11 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.00%) VBScript
12 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
12 1 (1.00%) C
12 1 (1.00%) COBOL
12 1 (1.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.00%) PMO
3 1 (1.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.00%) CDISC
3 1 (1.00%) GxP
3 1 (1.00%) HL7
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9002
3 1 (1.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) HDFS
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.00%) Oozie
2 3 (3.00%) Data Guard
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
3 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 80 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 11 (11.00%) Dell
3 11 (11.00%) Informatica
4 4 (4.00%) BEA
4 4 (4.00%) Pega
4 4 (4.00%) webMethods
5 3 (3.00%) Micro Focus
5 3 (3.00%) Unisys
5 3 (3.00%) WSO2
6 2 (2.00%) CA
6 2 (2.00%) Capita
6 2 (2.00%) Serena
6 2 (2.00%) Teradata
7 1 (1.00%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.00%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.00%) JDA
7 1 (1.00%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.00%) Pegasus