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 27 June 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.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 48 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 3 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.52% 2.85% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.88% 9.47% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £373
% change year-on-year - +4.02%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.47% +14.28%  

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 160 264 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.49% 30.10% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 160 155
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (20.00%) ETL
6 2 (20.00%) C

PL/SQL
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
3 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JMeter
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) Apache FOP
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) API Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Global Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) Java 9
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) SAP