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 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)
England / South East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 133 128
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 100 153 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.31% 1.74% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 4.96% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 99 84
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £320 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £383 £368
% change year-on-year +1.30% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

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 2674 3083 3233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 35.01% 34.99% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1668 1914 2015
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 119 86
Median hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.66 £12.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 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 June 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 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
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 June 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 +19 35 £430 +7.50% 5
Oxfordshire +7 24 £488 +34.48% 1
Hampshire -32 17 £388 +3.81% 3
Berkshire +4 12 £400 -11.11% 5
West Sussex +18 6 £500 +21.21% 2
Buckinghamshire -25 3 £303 -16.55% 3
Kent -9 1 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

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

1 204 (95.77%) SQL
2 188 (88.26%) Oracle
3 118 (55.40%) Oracle Database
4 98 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (37.09%) Unix
6 68 (31.92%) JavaScript
7 64 (30.05%) Finance
8 61 (28.64%) Java
9 55 (25.82%) Shell Script
10 53 (24.88%) HTML
10 53 (24.88%) Oracle Database 11g
11 52 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
12 49 (23.00%) Linux
12 49 (23.00%) jQuery
13 48 (22.54%) Waterfall
13 48 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
14 47 (22.07%) SDLC
15 45 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
16 38 (17.84%) XML
17 37 (17.37%) Web Services
17 37 (17.37%) Oracle Database 12c
18 35 (16.43%) Relational Database
19 34 (15.96%) ETL
19 34 (15.96%) SQLPlus
20 31 (14.55%) C
21 30 (14.08%) Data Modelling
22 29 (13.62%) Scrum
22 29 (13.62%) RDBMS
22 29 (13.62%) Talend
22 29 (13.62%) Talend Open Studio

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 26 (12.21%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (4.69%) Confluence
4 7 (3.29%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.35%) JBoss
6 4 (1.88%) Anypoint
7 3 (1.41%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.94%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.47%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.47%) LaTeX
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.69%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (3.29%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.88%) Oracle 11i
4 3 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.41%) Siebel CRM
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.88%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.94%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (55.40%) Oracle Database
2 53 (24.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 45 (21.13%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (17.37%) Oracle Database 12c
5 35 (16.43%) Relational Database
6 34 (15.96%) SQLPlus
7 29 (13.62%) RDBMS
8 27 (12.68%) Oracle BI EE
9 26 (12.21%) Oracle Reports
10 23 (10.80%) Oracle Database 10g
11 22 (10.33%) SQL Server
12 10 (4.69%) Oracle OWB
13 9 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 6 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (2.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 5 (2.35%) MySQL
16 5 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (13.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 23 (10.80%) ProC
3 22 (10.33%) JIRA
4 20 (9.39%) Maven
5 19 (8.92%) Subversion
6 17 (7.98%) Git (software)
7 16 (7.51%) Oracle Forms
8 13 (6.10%) Jenkins
8 13 (6.10%) Selenium
9 10 (4.69%) SoapUI
10 8 (3.76%) Oracle APEX
11 7 (3.29%) Toad
12 6 (2.82%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.88%) JUnit
13 4 (1.88%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.41%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.94%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.94%) JMeter
15 2 (0.94%) Mockito
15 2 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (30.05%) Finance
2 11 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.69%) Retail
4 8 (3.76%) Publishing
5 7 (3.29%) Marketing
6 6 (2.82%) Banking
7 3 (1.41%) Automotive
7 3 (1.41%) Electronics
7 3 (1.41%) German Language
7 3 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (70.89%) Developer
2 78 (36.62%) Oracle Developer
3 56 (26.29%) SQL Developer
4 45 (21.13%) PL/SQL Developer
5 30 (14.08%) Java Developer
6 26 (12.21%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 14 (6.57%) Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) C Developer
9 12 (5.63%) DBA
10 11 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (5.16%) Systems Developer
11 10 (4.69%) ETL Developer
11 10 (4.69%) HTML Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Integration Developer
11 10 (4.69%) OBIEE Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.69%) Talend Developer
11 10 (4.69%) UI Developer
12 9 (4.23%) Oracle ETL Developer
13 8 (3.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (24.88%) HTML
2 49 (23.00%) jQuery
3 38 (17.84%) XML
4 37 (17.37%) Web Services
5 27 (12.68%) HTML5
5 27 (12.68%) Spring
6 25 (11.74%) Hibernate
6 25 (11.74%) REST
7 17 (7.98%) JPA
7 17 (7.98%) SOAP
8 16 (7.51%) XSLT
9 15 (7.04%) CSS
10 14 (6.57%) EclipseLink
10 14 (6.57%) XSD
11 13 (6.10%) JMS
11 13 (6.10%) RESTful
12 12 (5.63%) .NET
12 12 (5.63%) EJB
12 12 (5.63%) EJB 3.0
13 10 (4.69%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.82%) Clustering
1 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (1.88%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.47%) ASTM
5 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.47%) iPad
5 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.47%) Replication
5 1 (0.47%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.47%) User Experience
5 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 79 (37.09%) Unix
2 49 (23.00%) Linux
3 13 (6.10%) Windows
4 11 (5.16%) Solaris
5 10 (4.69%) AIX
6 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.94%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.41%) Business Intelligence
3 48 (22.54%) Performance Tuning
3 48 (22.54%) Waterfall
4 47 (22.07%) SDLC
5 34 (15.96%) ETL
6 30 (14.08%) Data Modelling
7 29 (13.62%) Scrum
8 25 (11.74%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (10.80%) Requirements Analysis
10 21 (9.86%) Configuration Management
10 21 (9.86%) Kimball Methodology
11 20 (9.39%) SOA
11 20 (9.39%) Test Automation
12 19 (8.92%) Dimensional Modelling
13 18 (8.45%) Software Engineering
14 14 (6.57%) MVC
14 14 (6.57%) Unit Testing
15 12 (5.63%) TDD
16 11 (5.16%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (95.77%) SQL
2 68 (31.92%) JavaScript
3 61 (28.64%) Java
4 55 (25.82%) Shell Script
5 31 (14.55%) C
6 9 (4.23%) C#
6 9 (4.23%) Korn
6 9 (4.23%) Python
7 8 (3.76%) Groovy
8 7 (3.29%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.41%) C++
9 3 (1.41%) ECMAScript
9 3 (1.41%) ES6
9 3 (1.41%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.94%) Delphi
10 2 (0.94%) Perl
10 2 (0.94%) Tcl
10 2 (0.94%) VB
11 1 (0.47%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 20 (9.39%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.57%) Degree
4 9 (4.23%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.88%) ISEB
6 4 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.88%) Sun Certification
7 3 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.47%) FATCA
3 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.82%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (2.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (1.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (1.41%) Data Guard
4 3 (1.41%) vRealize
5 2 (0.94%) MOM
6 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 188 (88.26%) Oracle
2 29 (13.62%) Talend
3 11 (5.16%) Informatica
4 9 (4.23%) Cognos
4 9 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.23%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.76%) HP
5 8 (3.76%) SAP
6 6 (2.82%) VMware
7 4 (1.88%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.41%) Siebel
9 2 (0.94%) BEA
9 2 (0.94%) CA
10 1 (0.47%) Arqiva
10 1 (0.47%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.47%) IBM
10 1 (0.47%) Perforce
10 1 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) Tableau
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