The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 28 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.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 47 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.54% 2.27% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.24% 5.24% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.22% +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 Sheffield with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 161 191 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 43.75% 43.31% 29.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 144 51
Median daily rate £425 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £750 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £20.97 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.30% -67.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Sheffield

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) OCP
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (25.00%) Replication

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Tuxedo
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Report Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fintech
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) OCP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat