Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 188 214
Rank change year-on-year +50 +26 -42
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 228 233 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.74% 1.38% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.93% 3.34% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 148 121
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +12.90%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £356
90th Percentile £588 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £51.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.65% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +40.85% -11.25%

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 4,628 6,982 5,991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 35.28% 41.30% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,825 4,494 3,698
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £588 £575 £551
England median daily rate £488 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +2.63% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 171 168
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £18.03 £22.75 £16.80
90th Percentile £73.63 £52.50 £51.08
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.23 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +5.57% +5.26%

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 6 December 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
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 6 December 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 +32 99 £450 +5.88% 17
Berkshire +11 83 £441 +3.65% 9
Hampshire +18 63 £463 +20.13% 2
West Sussex +41 29 £565 +35.33% 3
Surrey +45 23 £375 -1.32% 4
Buckinghamshire +25 13 £413 +3.77% 7
East Sussex +14 4 £388 +3.33%
Oxfordshire +11 3 £500 +5.26% 1
Kent +7 1 - - 2
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 225 (98.68%) SQL
2 190 (83.33%) Oracle
3 86 (37.72%) Java
4 75 (32.89%) Oracle Database
5 74 (32.46%) Business Intelligence
6 72 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
8 53 (23.25%) ETL
9 48 (21.05%) WebLogic
10 47 (20.61%) Migration
11 45 (19.74%) Security Cleared
12 44 (19.30%) Data Modelling
13 43 (18.86%) Linux
14 42 (18.42%) SC Cleared
14 42 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 41 (17.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 41 (17.98%) J2EE
16 40 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (15.79%) JavaScript
18 34 (14.91%) Unix
19 33 (14.47%) Oracle EBS
19 33 (14.47%) DevOps
20 32 (14.04%) Configuration Management
21 31 (13.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
21 31 (13.60%) Oracle Database 12c
22 28 (12.28%) webMethods
22 28 (12.28%) BEA
23 27 (11.84%) Shell Script
23 27 (11.84%) HTML
23 27 (11.84%) Finance

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 48 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 25 (10.96%) Confluence
3 20 (8.77%) WebSphere
4 19 (8.33%) Apache
5 11 (4.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 11 (4.82%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.39%) iPlanet
7 9 (3.95%) CMS
8 6 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (2.19%) Captiva
9 5 (2.19%) Documentum
10 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.44%) Mule
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 33 (14.47%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (5.26%) Maximo
3 10 (4.39%) CSG Singleview
3 10 (4.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (3.95%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (3.95%) Oracle Financials
5 8 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (3.07%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (1.75%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (1.32%) BusinessWorks
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle TCA
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
10 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.39%) Azure
2 9 (3.95%) AWS
2 9 (3.95%) GitHub
3 3 (1.32%) Apigee
3 3 (1.32%) IBM Blueworks
3 3 (1.32%) SaaS
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.75%) Internet
1 4 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (32.89%) Oracle Database
2 54 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
3 42 (18.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 41 (17.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 31 (13.60%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 31 (13.60%) Oracle Database 12c
6 25 (10.96%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (7.46%) Oracle OWB
9 10 (4.39%) SQL Server
10 8 (3.51%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (3.51%) Qlik Sense
11 5 (2.19%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (2.19%) MS Access
11 5 (2.19%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
13 3 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
13 3 (1.32%) GIS
Development Applications
1 27 (11.84%) JIRA
2 23 (10.09%) Bitbucket
3 15 (6.58%) ProC
4 14 (6.14%) Jenkins
5 8 (3.51%) Oracle APEX
6 7 (3.07%) CA Gen
6 7 (3.07%) Gradle
6 7 (3.07%) SonarQube
6 7 (3.07%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (2.63%) Maven
7 6 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (2.63%) PowerBuilder
7 6 (2.63%) PVCS
8 5 (2.19%) Ant
8 5 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.19%) Git (software)
9 4 (1.75%) Subversion
10 3 (1.32%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.32%) Selenium
11 2 (0.88%) Toad
General
1 27 (11.84%) Finance
2 26 (11.40%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.70%) Public Sector
4 12 (5.26%) Billing
5 7 (3.07%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.19%) Military
7 4 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.75%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.75%) Retail
8 3 (1.32%) Electronics
8 3 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 141 (61.84%) Developer
2 54 (23.68%) Oracle Developer
3 24 (10.53%) PL/SQL Developer
3 24 (10.53%) SQL Developer
4 21 (9.21%) OBIEE Developer
5 17 (7.46%) Consultant
6 14 (6.14%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.26%) Scala Developer
8 11 (4.82%) Analyst
8 11 (4.82%) Architect
8 11 (4.82%) Maximo Developer
9 10 (4.39%) Programmer
10 9 (3.95%) DBA
10 9 (3.95%) Oracle DBA
10 9 (3.95%) Technical Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Integration Developer
11 8 (3.51%) Oracle Consultant
11 8 (3.51%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
12 7 (3.07%) Applications Support
12 7 (3.07%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.98%) J2EE
2 27 (11.84%) HTML
3 23 (10.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 19 (8.33%) Web Services
5 17 (7.46%) XML
6 14 (6.14%) REST
6 14 (6.14%) Spring
7 12 (5.26%) SOAP
8 11 (4.82%) .NET
8 11 (4.82%) JMS
9 10 (4.39%) Apache Commons
9 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET
9 10 (4.39%) JDBC
9 10 (4.39%) JSP
9 10 (4.39%) Servlets
10 9 (3.95%) Hibernate
10 9 (3.95%) Middleware
10 9 (3.95%) XSLT
11 8 (3.51%) CSS
11 8 (3.51%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.39%) Data Structures
3 8 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.63%) Derivative
4 6 (2.63%) NHS
5 5 (2.19%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.19%) IVR
6 4 (1.75%) Clustering
6 4 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.88%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.44%) LIMS
8 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.44%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) RIA
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (18.86%) Linux
2 34 (14.91%) Unix
3 22 (9.65%) Windows
4 11 (4.82%) OpenVMS
5 7 (3.07%) Oracle Linux
6 6 (2.63%) AIX
7 5 (2.19%) Android
7 5 (2.19%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.46%) Business Intelligence
2 72 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (23.25%) ETL
4 47 (20.61%) Migration
5 44 (19.30%) Data Modelling
6 40 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (14.47%) DevOps
8 32 (14.04%) Configuration Management
9 27 (11.84%) Defect Management
9 27 (11.84%) Performance Tuning
9 27 (11.84%) Problem Management
10 21 (9.21%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.77%) Process Improvement
11 20 (8.77%) Test Strategy
12 16 (7.02%) SDLC
13 14 (6.14%) Analytics
14 13 (5.70%) CRM
14 13 (5.70%) Data Management
14 13 (5.70%) Scrum
14 13 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 225 (98.68%) SQL
2 86 (37.72%) Java
3 36 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 27 (11.84%) Shell Script
5 23 (10.09%) C
6 19 (8.33%) Scala
7 12 (5.26%) Perl
7 12 (5.26%) VB
8 10 (4.39%) C#
8 10 (4.39%) VBA
9 7 (3.07%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.63%) C++
10 6 (2.63%) Fortran
11 5 (2.19%) VC++
12 4 (1.75%) Python
12 4 (1.75%) XQuery
13 3 (1.32%) XPath
14 2 (0.88%) Java 8
14 2 (0.88%) PHP
14 2 (0.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 45 (19.74%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.95%) Degree
4 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.19%) QA
3 4 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) PMO
4 1 (0.44%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 7 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (2.19%) NFS
3 4 (1.75%) OCFS2
4 3 (1.32%) Docker
5 2 (0.88%) HDFS
6 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (3.95%) Amdocs OSS
1 9 (3.95%) Puppet
2 8 (3.51%) Data Guard
3 6 (2.63%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (1.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.88%) Control-M
6 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Ansible
7 1 (0.44%) MOM
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 190 (83.33%) Oracle
2 28 (12.28%) BEA
2 28 (12.28%) webMethods
3 20 (8.77%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.82%) SAP
4 11 (4.82%) Sun
5 9 (3.95%) Cramer
5 9 (3.95%) IBM
5 9 (3.95%) Remedy
6 8 (3.51%) Pega
7 5 (2.19%) Micro Focus
7 5 (2.19%) OpenText
7 5 (2.19%) Telerik
8 4 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.75%) Veritas
9 3 (1.32%) Cognos
9 3 (1.32%) Informatica
9 3 (1.32%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.88%) Citrix
10 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft