Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 156 177 203
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26 -48
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 232 234 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.63% 1.43% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 3.55% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 154 125
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.49% +11.25%
10th Percentile £363 £307 £340
90th Percentile £625 £500 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £434
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.96% +8.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £53.79 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +39.29% -12.50%

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 5,192 6,583 5,748
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.49% 40.13% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,220 4,148 3,531
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £281
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 201 168
South East median hourly rate £47.25 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.62% -3.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £22.20 £20.00 £16.54
90th Percentile £63.95 £53.75 £57.65
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -10 94 £450 +5.88% 9
Berkshire -6 72 £450 +5.88% 6
Hampshire +9 67 £450 +11.11% 2
Surrey +45 38 £375 - 11
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £500 +17.65% 2
West Sussex +24 17 £568 +29.71% 3
East Sussex +7 12 £388 +6.90%
Kent 0 3 £500 +47.06% 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £400 -13.51% 1
Middlesex - 1 £375 - 1
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 224 (96.55%) SQL
2 207 (89.22%) Oracle
3 102 (43.97%) Java
4 70 (30.17%) Oracle Database
5 65 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
6 63 (27.16%) Performance Tuning
7 60 (25.86%) Unix
8 57 (24.57%) Shell Script
9 51 (21.98%) Linux
9 51 (21.98%) Security Cleared
10 49 (21.12%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (19.40%) WebLogic
12 43 (18.53%) J2EE
12 43 (18.53%) Telecoms
13 42 (18.10%) SC Cleared
14 40 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
14 40 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (16.38%) JavaScript
16 37 (15.95%) Finance
17 36 (15.52%) Data Modelling
18 35 (15.09%) Migration
19 31 (13.36%) Web Services
19 31 (13.36%) ETL
19 31 (13.36%) Oracle BI EE
20 29 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
21 28 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
22 27 (11.64%) DevOps
22 27 (11.64%) Oracle Database 11g
22 27 (11.64%) Windows
22 27 (11.64%) 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 45 (19.40%) WebLogic
2 19 (8.19%) Apache
3 16 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 12 (5.17%) Confluence
5 11 (4.74%) Tomcat
6 10 (4.31%) CMS
6 10 (4.31%) iPlanet
7 9 (3.88%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.16%) Captiva
8 5 (2.16%) Documentum
8 5 (2.16%) nginx
8 5 (2.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 4 (1.72%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.86%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.43%) Mule
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 14 (6.03%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (4.74%) CSG Singleview
4 10 (4.31%) BusinessWorks
5 8 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle iSupplier
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.47%) Azure
2 10 (4.31%) GitHub
2 10 (4.31%) IBM Blueworks
3 8 (3.45%) Apigee
3 8 (3.45%) AWS
4 3 (1.29%) Power Platform
4 3 (1.29%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.16%) HTTP
1 5 (2.16%) SSL
1 5 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.72%) Internet
2 4 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (30.17%) Oracle Database
2 40 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (13.36%) Oracle BI EE
4 29 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
5 28 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
6 27 (11.64%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (9.91%) Oracle ODI
8 19 (8.19%) Relational Database
9 15 (6.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 14 (6.03%) Oracle OWB
11 13 (5.60%) Oracle Database 10g
11 13 (5.60%) SQL Server
12 12 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
12 12 (5.17%) Qlik Sense
13 11 (4.74%) RDBMS
14 10 (4.31%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (3.45%) Oracle Discoverer
16 5 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (2.16%) MS Access
17 4 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (8.19%) Jenkins
2 15 (6.47%) JIRA
3 13 (5.60%) Bitbucket
4 10 (4.31%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.31%) Toad
5 9 (3.88%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (3.88%) PowerBuilder
5 9 (3.88%) ProC
6 8 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.45%) Maven
6 8 (3.45%) PVCS
6 8 (3.45%) Selenium
7 7 (3.02%) Ant
7 7 (3.02%) CA Gen
7 7 (3.02%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.02%) Gradle
7 7 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (3.02%) SonarQube
7 7 (3.02%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.02%) Subversion
General
1 43 (18.53%) Telecoms
2 37 (15.95%) Finance
3 12 (5.17%) Billing
4 7 (3.02%) Public Sector
5 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.16%) Military
6 4 (1.72%) Banking
6 4 (1.72%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.86%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.43%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 109 (46.98%) Developer
2 47 (20.26%) Oracle Developer
3 27 (11.64%) SQL Developer
4 26 (11.21%) PL/SQL Developer
5 24 (10.34%) Architect
6 23 (9.91%) Analyst
7 22 (9.48%) DBA
7 22 (9.48%) Oracle DBA
8 20 (8.62%) Consultant
9 16 (6.90%) Java Developer
10 11 (4.74%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Analyst Developer
11 10 (4.31%) Oracle Consultant
11 10 (4.31%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.88%) Developer in Test
12 9 (3.88%) Oracle Analyst
13 8 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.02%) Migration Engineer
14 7 (3.02%) Senior Analyst Developer
14 7 (3.02%) Senior Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.53%) J2EE
2 31 (13.36%) Web Services
3 27 (11.64%) XML
4 25 (10.78%) JMS
5 22 (9.48%) HTML
6 20 (8.62%) .NET
7 17 (7.33%) Spring
8 15 (6.47%) JSON
9 14 (6.03%) Middleware
10 13 (5.60%) CSS
11 12 (5.17%) ASP.NET
11 12 (5.17%) Oracle Fusion
11 12 (5.17%) XSL
12 11 (4.74%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.74%) XSD
13 10 (4.31%) Apache Commons
13 10 (4.31%) JDBC
13 10 (4.31%) JSP
13 10 (4.31%) Swagger
13 10 (4.31%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.45%) Replication
4 6 (2.59%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.16%) NHS
5 5 (2.16%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.29%) Life Science
7 2 (0.86%) Clustering
7 2 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.86%) TM Forum
7 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.43%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) LIMS
8 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 60 (25.86%) Unix
2 51 (21.98%) Linux
3 27 (11.64%) Windows
4 20 (8.62%) AIX
5 11 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (3.45%) OpenVMS
7 7 (3.02%) SUSE
8 6 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (2.16%) Android
9 5 (2.16%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.02%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.16%) Performance Tuning
3 49 (21.12%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (15.52%) Data Modelling
6 35 (15.09%) Migration
7 31 (13.36%) ETL
8 27 (11.64%) DevOps
9 22 (9.48%) Configuration Management
9 22 (9.48%) Data Migration
9 22 (9.48%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.19%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (7.76%) SOA
12 17 (7.33%) OOA/OOD
13 16 (6.90%) CRM
14 14 (6.03%) MVC
15 13 (5.60%) Data Management
15 13 (5.60%) Reverse Engineering
15 13 (5.60%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (5.60%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 224 (96.55%) SQL
2 102 (43.97%) Java
3 57 (24.57%) Shell Script
4 38 (16.38%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.62%) C#
6 19 (8.19%) C
7 18 (7.76%) Perl
7 18 (7.76%) VB
8 11 (4.74%) XQuery
9 10 (4.31%) VBA
9 10 (4.31%) XPath
10 9 (3.88%) VB.NET
11 7 (3.02%) Python
12 6 (2.59%) Scala
13 5 (2.16%) F#
14 4 (1.72%) Java 8
15 3 (1.29%) REXX
16 2 (0.86%) PHP
16 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.43%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 51 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.10%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.03%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.88%) Degree
4 9 (3.88%) ISEB
4 9 (3.88%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (1.29%) OCP
8 2 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.60%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.74%) QA
3 3 (1.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (5.60%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.59%) Docker
3 1 (0.43%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 23 (9.91%) Amdocs OSS
2 13 (5.60%) Puppet
3 12 (5.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 8 (3.45%) Data Guard
5 7 (3.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (2.59%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.16%) Ansible
7 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.72%) HP ALM
9 3 (1.29%) Control-M
9 3 (1.29%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 207 (89.22%) Oracle
2 23 (9.91%) Cramer
3 19 (8.19%) IBM
4 17 (7.33%) BEA
4 17 (7.33%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.33%) webMethods
5 11 (4.74%) Sun
6 10 (4.31%) Remedy
6 10 (4.31%) TIBCO
7 9 (3.88%) Red Hat
8 8 (3.45%) Pega
8 8 (3.45%) SAP
9 7 (3.02%) MicroStrategy
10 6 (2.59%) Informatica
11 5 (2.16%) Micro Focus
11 5 (2.16%) OpenText
11 5 (2.16%) Telerik
12 4 (1.72%) HP
13 2 (0.86%) Cognos
14 1 (0.43%) Citrix