The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 69 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.37% 0.89% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 3.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +4.48%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 193 291 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.29% 28.87% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 191 215
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Reading

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Reading

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Reading

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Reading

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
3 12 (57.14%) Java
4 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
5 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (23.81%) Maven
8 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
8 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
8 5 (23.81%) JUnit
9 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (19.05%) Sun Certification
9 4 (19.05%) Finance
9 4 (19.05%) SDLC
10 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
10 3 (14.29%) REST
10 3 (14.29%) High Availability
10 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPEL
2 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Maven
3 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.52%) Bitbucket
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) DBA
5 3 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
5 3 (14.29%) SQL DBA
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Team Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (9.52%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
3 3 (14.29%) REST
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) JSON
4 2 (9.52%) Middleware
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (9.52%) SAML
4 2 (9.52%) SOAP
4 2 (9.52%) WSDL
4 2 (9.52%) XML
4 2 (9.52%) XSD
4 2 (9.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) High Availability
5 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) BPEL
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) SQL
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C
4 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Sun Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (14.29%) MCITP
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) SAP