Period
to 19 May 2019

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 6 months to 19 May 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 198 154
Rank change year-on-year +38 -44 -20
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 236 203 221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.60% 1.21% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 3.22% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 139 135
South East median daily rate £426 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £354 £324 £329
90th Percentile £637 £525 £508
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% +6.33%

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 South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,641 6,312 5,256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.23% 37.51% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,559 3,833 3,168
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £289
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
England median daily rate £485 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +2.11% +7.95% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 175 170
South East median hourly rate £45.60 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.29% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £21.09 £18.06 £15.23
90th Percentile £55.75 £52.50 £72.68
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +4.88% -1.20% +7.10%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the South East.

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

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the South East over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 May 2019. 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
Thames Valley +38 91 £550 +38.89% 6
Berkshire +7 62 £450 +13.07% 4
Hampshire -1 58 £450 +12.50%
Surrey +19 44 £388 -11.43% 2
Buckinghamshire +29 26 £630 +62.58% 1
West Sussex +20 22 £413 -10.13%
East Sussex -2 8 - - 1
Kent - 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire +22 3 £400 +3.23% 1
Middlesex - 1 £313 -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 220 (93.22%) SQL
2 216 (91.53%) Oracle
3 89 (37.71%) Oracle Database
4 66 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (27.12%) Shell Script
6 63 (26.69%) Unix
7 62 (26.27%) Performance Tuning
8 56 (23.73%) Java
9 53 (22.46%) Security Cleared
10 52 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (19.07%) Migration
12 44 (18.64%) Linux
13 43 (18.22%) Finance
13 43 (18.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 42 (17.80%) Data Modelling
15 39 (16.53%) Data Warehouse
16 36 (15.25%) Oracle EBS
17 35 (14.83%) Oracle Reports
17 35 (14.83%) .NET
17 35 (14.83%) Data Migration
17 35 (14.83%) Relational Database
17 35 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (13.56%) Oracle Database 12c
19 31 (13.14%) Oracle RAC
19 31 (13.14%) WebLogic
19 31 (13.14%) Web Services
20 30 (12.71%) SC Cleared
20 30 (12.71%) DV Cleared
21 29 (12.29%) JavaScript
22 28 (11.86%) XML

PL/SQL
Co-occurring 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 31 (13.14%) WebLogic
2 14 (5.93%) Confluence
3 13 (5.51%) Apache
4 10 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.81%) CMS
5 9 (3.81%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.97%) nginx
6 7 (2.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 6 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.42%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (15.25%) Oracle EBS
2 21 (8.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (8.05%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (2.97%) Oracle Retail
5 6 (2.54%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.66%) Power Platform
2 6 (2.54%) IBM Blueworks
2 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.69%) Apigee
4 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.27%) PowerApps
5 2 (0.85%) GitHub
6 1 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.97%) HTTP
1 7 (2.97%) SSL
1 7 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.27%) FTP
2 3 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (37.71%) Oracle Database
2 43 (18.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 39 (16.53%) Data Warehouse
4 35 (14.83%) Oracle Reports
4 35 (14.83%) Relational Database
5 32 (13.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 25 (10.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (8.47%) RDBMS
8 17 (7.20%) Oracle Database 10g
8 17 (7.20%) Oracle Exadata
9 16 (6.78%) SQL Server
10 11 (4.66%) Qlik Sense
11 10 (4.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 8 (3.39%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (3.39%) Power BI
12 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (2.97%) MySQL
14 6 (2.54%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 25 (10.59%) Oracle APEX
2 23 (9.75%) Oracle Forms
3 18 (7.63%) JIRA
4 14 (5.93%) Bitbucket
4 14 (5.93%) ProC
5 13 (5.51%) Toad
6 10 (4.24%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.24%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.24%) PVCS
7 9 (3.81%) Subversion
8 7 (2.97%) PowerBuilder
8 7 (2.97%) Selenium
9 6 (2.54%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.54%) Mocha
9 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.54%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.12%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.69%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 43 (18.22%) Finance
2 23 (9.75%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.24%) Retail
4 7 (2.97%) Banking
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.42%) Arabic Language
7 1 (0.42%) Billing
Job Titles
1 93 (39.41%) Developer
2 37 (15.68%) Analyst
3 36 (15.25%) DBA
3 36 (15.25%) Oracle Developer
4 31 (13.14%) Oracle DBA
5 27 (11.44%) PL/SQL Developer
5 27 (11.44%) SQL Developer
6 22 (9.32%) Architect
7 17 (7.20%) Consultant
7 17 (7.20%) Data Analyst
8 14 (5.93%) Oracle Consultant
9 13 (5.51%) Java Developer
10 12 (5.08%) Oracle Analyst
11 11 (4.66%) Data Consultant
11 11 (4.66%) Senior Developer
12 10 (4.24%) Administrator
12 10 (4.24%) Oracle Forms Developer
13 8 (3.39%) Analyst Developer
14 7 (2.97%) Team Leader
14 7 (2.97%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.83%) .NET
2 31 (13.14%) Web Services
3 28 (11.86%) XML
4 26 (11.02%) J2EE
4 26 (11.02%) Middleware
5 19 (8.05%) HTML
6 18 (7.63%) RESTful
7 16 (6.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 15 (6.36%) jQuery
9 14 (5.93%) JMS
10 13 (5.51%) CSS
10 13 (5.51%) JSON
11 10 (4.24%) .NET Framework
11 10 (4.24%) Ajax
11 10 (4.24%) ASP.NET
12 9 (3.81%) Spring
13 8 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (3.39%) SOAP
13 8 (3.39%) XSL
14 6 (2.54%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.75%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.81%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.54%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.54%) Replication
5 4 (1.69%) Animation
5 4 (1.69%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.69%) TM Forum
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.85%) Life Science
7 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.42%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 63 (26.69%) Unix
2 44 (18.64%) Linux
3 28 (11.86%) AIX
4 23 (9.75%) Windows
5 19 (8.05%) Oracle Linux
6 10 (4.24%) OpenVMS
7 9 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.54%) SUSE
9 4 (1.69%) Solaris
10 3 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.97%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.27%) Performance Tuning
3 52 (22.03%) Business Intelligence
4 45 (19.07%) Migration
5 42 (17.80%) Data Modelling
6 35 (14.83%) Data Migration
6 35 (14.83%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.75%) CRM
9 22 (9.32%) Configuration Management
10 20 (8.47%) DevOps
10 20 (8.47%) Test Automation
11 19 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (7.63%) Continuous Delivery
13 17 (7.20%) ETL
14 16 (6.78%) Load Balancing
14 16 (6.78%) Test Strategy
15 15 (6.36%) Test Scripting
16 14 (5.93%) Strategic Management
16 14 (5.93%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 220 (93.22%) SQL
2 64 (27.12%) Shell Script
3 56 (23.73%) Java
4 29 (12.29%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.90%) C#
6 19 (8.05%) C
7 12 (5.08%) Python
7 12 (5.08%) VB
8 10 (4.24%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.81%) Perl
10 8 (3.39%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.39%) VBA
11 6 (2.54%) XPath
11 6 (2.54%) XQuery
12 5 (2.12%) F#
13 2 (0.85%) C++
13 2 (0.85%) Delphi
13 2 (0.85%) Fortran
13 2 (0.85%) Java 8
14 1 (0.42%) REXX
Qualifications
1 53 (22.46%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.71%) DV Cleared
2 30 (12.71%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.93%) ISEB
3 14 (5.93%) ISTQB
4 12 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (1.27%) Degree
7 3 (1.27%) OCP
7 3 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.81%) QA
2 5 (2.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.85%) GDPR
3 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.14%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (3.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (10.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 21 (8.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (5.93%) Amdocs OSS
4 8 (3.39%) Ansible
5 7 (2.97%) HP ALM
5 7 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.97%) Puppet
6 5 (2.12%) Data Guard
6 5 (2.12%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (1.27%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.27%) nmon
7 3 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Control-M
8 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 216 (91.53%) Oracle
2 26 (11.02%) IBM
3 15 (6.36%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.93%) Cramer
5 13 (5.51%) Informatica
6 12 (5.08%) BEA
6 12 (5.08%) webMethods
7 10 (4.24%) Red Hat
8 7 (2.97%) HP
9 6 (2.54%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (2.54%) TIBCO
10 3 (1.27%) JDA
10 3 (1.27%) Talend
11 2 (0.85%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.85%) Serena
11 2 (0.85%) Tableau
12 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.42%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 1 (0.42%) Remedy