Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 July 2020 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 West
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 186 130
Rank change year-on-year +59 -56 -3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 23 39 73
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.63% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 1.52% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 46
Median daily rate £438 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £358 £364 £344
90th Percentile £624 £525 £528
England median daily rate £468 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +6.86% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £46.00 £22.83 £33.50
% change year-on-year +101.49% -31.85% -21.18%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,156 2,562 2,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.85% 41.38% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 1,621 1,271
Median daily rate £475 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +11.80% +7.33%
10th Percentile £325 £306 £275
90th Percentile £603 £613 £562
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 149 96
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -0.58%
10th Percentile £23.60 £35.00 £26.75
90th Percentile £49.75 £52.75 £48.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.61% +0.61%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the South West

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West.

Daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the South West

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the South West

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the South West

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
Devon +16 10 £420 -3.45%
Wiltshire +47 7 £458 +7.65%
Dorset - 3 £705 - 1
Bristol +18 2 £348 -18.24% 3
Gloucestershire +22 1 - - 2
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
4 12 (52.17%) Kanban
4 12 (52.17%) Scrum
5 11 (47.83%) ERP
6 10 (43.48%) Web Services
6 10 (43.48%) SDLC
7 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 7 (30.43%) CSS
9 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (30.43%) RESTful
9 7 (30.43%) JSON
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
9 7 (30.43%) DevOps
10 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
10 6 (26.09%) jQuery
10 6 (26.09%) Azure
10 6 (26.09%) OO

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle FAH
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) AWS
2 2 (8.70%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Database
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (4.35%) Data Mart
6 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (4.35%) MS Access
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) Hudson
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) REST Assured
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) Toad
5 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
8 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Specialist
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) JSON
2 7 (30.43%) RESTful
3 6 (26.09%) jQuery
3 6 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) .NET
4 5 (21.74%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Core
6 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.70%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (8.70%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) WPF
7 1 (4.35%) CSS3
7 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) Kanban
2 12 (52.17%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) ERP
4 10 (43.48%) SDLC
5 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
7 7 (30.43%) DevOps
8 6 (26.09%) OO
8 6 (26.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (21.74%) MVC
9 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (17.39%) Migration
11 3 (13.04%) ETL
11 3 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
12 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
4 5 (21.74%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
1 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) HP
4 3 (13.04%) IFS
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Teradata