Period
to 25 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a PL/SQL Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Oracle PL/SQL Developer
UK
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 749 725 707
Rank change year-on-year -24 -18 -25
Contract jobs requiring a PL/SQL Developer 117 140 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 97 116
UK median daily rate £388 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00% +2.39%
10th Percentile £306 £310 £304
90th Percentile £476 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +4.32% -22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.32% -22.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 91,342 96,158 88,574
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 94.93% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,500 63,430 57,572
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £273 £263 £255
90th Percentile £650 £631 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,815 2,903 3,114
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +1.70% -3.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.71 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

PL/SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PL/SQL Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL Developer in the UK

PL/SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL Developer in the UK

PL/SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL Developer over the 6 months to 25 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL Developer in the UK

PL/SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL Developer in the UK

PL/SQL Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 March 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
England -24 94 £388 -6.06% 13
UK excluding London +1 79 £388 -3.13% 12
London +9 38 £400 -11.11% 4
South East -12 27 £388 -8.82% 6
Scotland +11 14 £413 +10.00% 3
North of England -8 12 £375 +7.14% 2
Midlands +8 11 £413 +3.13%
West Midlands -14 11 £413 +3.00%
North West +4 7 £375 +15.38%
South West -26 6 £431 +23.21%
Wales - 5 £388 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £383 -
North East - 3 £310 -
Yorkshire -3 2 £413 +10.00% 2
East of England +12 1 £190 -53.37% 1

PL/SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, PL/SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring PL/SQL Developer in the job title.

1 117 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 112 (95.73%) SQL
3 105 (89.74%) Oracle
4 40 (34.19%) Finance
4 40 (34.19%) Oracle Forms
5 36 (30.77%) Oracle Database
6 28 (23.93%) Banking
7 27 (23.08%) C#
8 25 (21.37%) .NET
9 24 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (17.95%) Unix
13 19 (16.24%) SDLC
14 17 (14.53%) Shell Script
15 16 (13.68%) Oracle Reports
15 16 (13.68%) Data Analysis
16 15 (12.82%) QA
17 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (11.97%) Oracle Database 12c
17 14 (11.97%) WinForms
17 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
17 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
18 13 (11.11%) VB.NET
18 13 (11.11%) Software Engineering
18 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
19 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
19 12 (10.26%) VBA
19 12 (10.26%) VB
19 12 (10.26%) IIS

PL/SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (10.26%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) CMS
3 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
1 1 (0.85%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.85%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 24 (20.51%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (19.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (13.68%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (11.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 14 (11.97%) SQL Server
6 12 (10.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (6.84%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (6.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
9 5 (4.27%) Qlik Sense
10 4 (3.42%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.85%) Power BI
11 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.85%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 40 (34.19%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.84%) ProC
3 5 (4.27%) Toad
4 4 (3.42%) PVCS
4 4 (3.42%) Subversion
4 4 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.56%) JIRA
5 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.71%) CA Gen
6 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.85%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.85%) JUnit
7 1 (0.85%) Maven
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (34.19%) Finance
2 28 (23.93%) Banking
3 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Front Office
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) .NET
2 14 (11.97%) WinForms
3 11 (9.40%) WPF
4 10 (8.55%) XML
5 7 (5.98%) HTML
6 4 (3.42%) Ajax
6 4 (3.42%) DOM
6 4 (3.42%) jQuery
7 3 (2.56%) SOAP
7 3 (2.56%) Spring
7 3 (2.56%) Web Services
8 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.71%) CSS
8 2 (1.71%) J2EE
8 2 (1.71%) REST
8 2 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.85%) Angular 2
9 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.85%) DTCC
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.85%) Equities
4 1 (0.85%) Replication
4 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.95%) Unix
2 6 (5.13%) Linux
3 5 (4.27%) OpenVMS
4 3 (2.56%) Solaris
5 2 (1.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.24%) SDLC
3 16 (13.68%) Data Analysis
4 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.40%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (8.55%) ETL
6 10 (8.55%) Scrum
7 9 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
7 9 (7.69%) Migration
8 6 (5.13%) Analytics
8 6 (5.13%) Data Ingestion
8 6 (5.13%) Inmon Methodology
8 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.42%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.42%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.56%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 117 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 112 (95.73%) SQL
3 27 (23.08%) C#
4 17 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 14 (11.97%) T-SQL
6 13 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 12 (10.26%) VB
7 12 (10.26%) VBA
8 9 (7.69%) C
8 9 (7.69%) Java
9 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.27%) Perl
11 4 (3.42%) Python
12 3 (2.56%) Korn
13 2 (1.71%) COBOL
13 2 (1.71%) Java 8
13 2 (1.71%) Ruby
14 1 (0.85%) C++
14 1 (0.85%) Fortran
14 1 (0.85%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) OCA
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.82%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) CRD IV
2 2 (1.71%) IFRS
2 2 (1.71%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.85%) EMIR
3 1 (0.85%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 105 (89.74%) Oracle
2 12 (10.26%) Citrix
3 4 (3.42%) IBM
4 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.71%) CA
5 2 (1.71%) Perforce
5 2 (1.71%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.85%) BEA
6 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.85%) Siebel
6 1 (0.85%) Talend
6 1 (0.85%) webMethods