The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / South East
Rank 133 129 127
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 113 142 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 4.58% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 108 91
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.60% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2624 3099 3269
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.43% 33.61% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1558 2046 1883
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 119 121
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the South East

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the South East

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the South East

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +22 40 £363 -9.37% 12
Hampshire +7 22 £450 +28.57% 5
Berkshire +25 19 £392 -3.27% 1
West Sussex +4 11 £505 +22.42%
Buckinghamshire -4 11 £363 +20.83%
Oxfordshire -17 5 £453 +0.55% 2
Kent -25 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 189 (97.93%) SQL
2 168 (87.05%) Oracle
3 97 (50.26%) Oracle Database
4 83 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
6 60 (31.09%) Java
7 58 (30.05%) Unix
8 53 (27.46%) jQuery
9 50 (25.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 50 (25.91%) HTML
9 50 (25.91%) Shell Script
9 50 (25.91%) Finance
10 47 (24.35%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (23.32%) Linux
12 42 (21.76%) Security Cleared
13 41 (21.24%) XML
14 37 (19.17%) SC Cleared
14 37 (19.17%) SDLC
15 36 (18.65%) Scrum
16 32 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (15.54%) SQLPlus
18 29 (15.03%) Waterfall
19 28 (14.51%) Relational Database
20 26 (13.47%) Performance Tuning
20 26 (13.47%) Oracle Database 12c
21 25 (12.95%) Spring
21 25 (12.95%) Web Services
22 24 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
23 23 (11.92%) SQL Server
23 23 (11.92%) Configuration Management

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 22 (11.40%) WebLogic
2 16 (8.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (4.15%) Confluence
4 5 (2.59%) JBoss
4 5 (2.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.07%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.04%) GeoServer
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.52%) CICS
7 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server 2007
7 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (4.66%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (4.15%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (3.11%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (3.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.55%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.52%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) LDAP
2 1 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (50.26%) Oracle Database
2 50 (25.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 30 (15.54%) SQLPlus
4 28 (14.51%) Relational Database
5 26 (13.47%) Oracle Database 12c
6 24 (12.44%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (11.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 23 (11.92%) SQL Server
8 22 (11.40%) RDBMS
9 20 (10.36%) Oracle BI EE
10 19 (9.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 18 (9.33%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (4.66%) Oracle OWB
14 8 (4.15%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (3.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 6 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
16 6 (3.11%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 22 (11.40%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.88%) Oracle APEX
3 18 (9.33%) Maven
4 17 (8.81%) TeamCity
5 15 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 15 (7.77%) JIRA
5 15 (7.77%) Selenium
6 13 (6.74%) Subversion
7 9 (4.66%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (4.66%) ProC
7 9 (4.66%) Toad
8 7 (3.63%) JUnit
8 7 (3.63%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (3.11%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.59%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.55%) Bitbucket
12 2 (1.04%) CA Gen
12 2 (1.04%) HP UFT
12 2 (1.04%) JMeter
12 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (25.91%) Finance
2 16 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.74%) Retail
4 10 (5.18%) Marketing
5 7 (3.63%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.11%) Electronics
7 5 (2.59%) Banking
8 4 (2.07%) Automotive
8 4 (2.07%) German Language
9 2 (1.04%) Military
9 2 (1.04%) Publishing
10 1 (0.52%) Back Office
10 1 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (63.21%) Developer
2 66 (34.20%) Oracle Developer
3 47 (24.35%) SQL Developer
4 43 (22.28%) PL/SQL Developer
5 27 (13.99%) Java Developer
6 16 (8.29%) DBA
7 13 (6.74%) Analyst
7 13 (6.74%) Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) Oracle Consultant
8 9 (4.66%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.15%) Oracle DBA
9 8 (4.15%) Systems Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 7 (3.63%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 7 (3.63%) HTML Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Integration Developer
10 7 (3.63%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (3.63%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 7 (3.63%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.63%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.46%) jQuery
2 50 (25.91%) HTML
3 41 (21.24%) XML
4 25 (12.95%) Spring
4 25 (12.95%) Web Services
5 23 (11.92%) Hibernate
6 22 (11.40%) CSS
7 21 (10.88%) HTML5
7 21 (10.88%) REST
8 17 (8.81%) Ajax
9 15 (7.77%) SOAP
10 13 (6.74%) XSD
10 13 (6.74%) XSLT
11 12 (6.22%) JPA
12 10 (5.18%) EclipseLink
13 9 (4.66%) EJB
13 9 (4.66%) EJB 3.0
13 9 (4.66%) JMS
13 9 (4.66%) Middleware
13 9 (4.66%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.11%) Clustering
2 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.07%) Replication
4 2 (1.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) ASTM
5 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.52%) iPad
5 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.05%) Unix
2 45 (23.32%) Linux
3 11 (5.70%) Windows
4 8 (4.15%) Solaris
5 7 (3.63%) AIX
5 7 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.11%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) MVS
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.01%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (24.35%) Business Intelligence
3 37 (19.17%) SDLC
4 36 (18.65%) Scrum
5 32 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (15.03%) Waterfall
7 26 (13.47%) Performance Tuning
8 23 (11.92%) Configuration Management
9 22 (11.40%) ETL
10 20 (10.36%) Data Modelling
11 18 (9.33%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (8.81%) SOA
13 16 (8.29%) Unit Testing
14 12 (6.22%) Service Design
14 12 (6.22%) Web Development
15 11 (5.70%) Test Scripting
16 10 (5.18%) Defect Management
17 9 (4.66%) BDD
18 8 (4.15%) MVC
18 8 (4.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 189 (97.93%) SQL
2 69 (35.75%) JavaScript
3 60 (31.09%) Java
4 50 (25.91%) Shell Script
5 15 (7.77%) C
6 11 (5.70%) PowerShell
7 9 (4.66%) C#
8 8 (4.15%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.59%) Korn
10 4 (2.07%) Perl
10 4 (2.07%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.07%) VBA
11 3 (1.55%) C++
11 3 (1.55%) ECMAScript
11 3 (1.55%) ES6
12 2 (1.04%) Delphi
12 2 (1.04%) Groovy
12 2 (1.04%) Python
12 2 (1.04%) Tcl
12 2 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (21.76%) Security Cleared
2 37 (19.17%) SC Cleared
3 15 (7.77%) Degree
4 7 (3.63%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.55%) MCITP
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.04%) ISEB
6 2 (1.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.52%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.77%) QA
2 5 (2.59%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.07%) SDET
4 1 (0.52%) HL7
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.04%) vSphere
4 1 (0.52%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (2.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (1.55%) Data Guard
3 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.04%) MOM
4 2 (1.04%) vRealize
5 1 (0.52%) Control-M
5 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 168 (87.05%) Oracle
2 15 (7.77%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.77%) SAP
3 10 (5.18%) Informatica
3 10 (5.18%) Red Hat
4 7 (3.63%) Talend
5 6 (3.11%) Cognos
5 6 (3.11%) VMware
6 5 (2.59%) Tableau
7 4 (2.07%) HP
7 4 (2.07%) MuleSoft
7 4 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.55%) Siebel
9 2 (1.04%) CA
10 1 (0.52%) Arqiva
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