Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 89 119
Rank change year-on-year -42 +30 -34
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 58 120 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.10% 2.25% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 5.42% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 86 68
South West median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £309 £313 £313
90th Percentile £488 £515 £500
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £21.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.47% -51.15% -8.42%
10th Percentile £26.20 £18.25 £41.35
90th Percentile £45.50 £24.25 £45.25
England median hourly rate £35.50 £38.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.19% -10.00% +13.33%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,038 2,213 2,409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.73% 41.45% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,261 1,419 1,587
South West median daily rate £400 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% -2.00% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £500
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 161 161
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.27% -5.50% +19.43%
10th Percentile £22.20 £21.93 £26.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the South West

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the South West

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West.

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

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the South West over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 January 2018. 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
Bristol -8 16 £350 +3.70% 12
Gloucestershire +5 15 £420 +5.00%
Wiltshire -12 13 £425 +9.68% 3
Devon -7 8 £321 -33.92%
Somerset -1 2 £456 -
Dorset -12 1 £415 +3.75% 1
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 58 (100.00%) SQL
2 48 (82.76%) Oracle
3 26 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 14 (24.14%) Unix
7 13 (22.41%) Java
7 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (20.69%) XML
9 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
9 10 (17.24%) Oracle Workflow
9 10 (17.24%) Workflow
9 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
10 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
10 9 (15.52%) Oracle EBS R12
10 9 (15.52%) Confluence
10 9 (15.52%) JIRA
10 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 9 (15.52%) HTML
10 9 (15.52%) DB2
10 9 (15.52%) CSS
10 9 (15.52%) ETL
11 8 (13.79%) Ant
11 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
11 8 (13.79%) Migration
11 8 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (13.79%) IBM
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared

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 10 (17.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (15.52%) Confluence
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.45%) SAS
7 1 (1.72%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.72%) Jetty
7 1 (1.72%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.72%) nginx
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.72%) Route 53
2 1 (1.72%) Serverless
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) DHCP
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) IPsec
1 1 (1.72%) SAN
1 1 (1.72%) SMS
1 1 (1.72%) SSL
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.52%) DB2
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (10.34%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (6.90%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.17%) DataStage
7 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (3.45%) GIS
8 2 (3.45%) QualityStage
8 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 9 (15.52%) JIRA
3 8 (13.79%) Ant
4 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.07%) Maven
4 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (10.34%) Artifactory
6 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (8.62%) Subversion
6 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.45%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.45%) JUnit
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium
8 1 (1.72%) JBehave
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.72%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
4 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Developer
2 17 (29.31%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) SQL Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Business Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 7 (12.07%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.34%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) E-Business Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) XML
2 9 (15.52%) CSS
2 9 (15.52%) HTML
3 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) Hibernate
3 7 (12.07%) JSP
3 7 (12.07%) Spring
4 6 (10.34%) HTML5
4 6 (10.34%) J2EE
4 6 (10.34%) REST
4 6 (10.34%) SOAP
4 6 (10.34%) Web Services
5 5 (8.62%) CSS3
5 5 (8.62%) DHTML
5 5 (8.62%) EJB
5 5 (8.62%) JMS
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.72%) LAMP
7 1 (1.72%) Node.js
7 1 (1.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Unix
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Solaris
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.83%) Business Intelligence
2 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.24%) Workflow
4 9 (15.52%) ETL
4 9 (15.52%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Migration
5 8 (13.79%) SDLC
6 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
6 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
6 6 (10.34%) Data Management
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
6 6 (10.34%) Microservices
6 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.62%) CRM
7 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.90%) Data Governance
8 4 (6.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.90%) EAM
8 4 (6.90%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (22.41%) Java
3 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.17%) C#
5 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.72%) COBOL
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) ISEB
5 1 (1.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.72%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) GlusterFS
2 1 (1.72%) HDFS
2 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.72%) Nagios
1 1 (1.72%) OSSEC
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 48 (82.76%) Oracle
2 8 (13.79%) IBM
2 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.62%) SAP
4 4 (6.90%) Teradata
5 2 (3.45%) Netezza
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) AppDynamics
6 1 (1.72%) CA
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
6 1 (1.72%) CODA
6 1 (1.72%) ESRI
6 1 (1.72%) Google
6 1 (1.72%) Informatica
6 1 (1.72%) Microgen
6 1 (1.72%) New Relic
6 1 (1.72%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat