Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a PL/SQL Developer was £404 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 754 725 691
Rank change year-on-year -29 -34 -119
Contract jobs requiring a PL/SQL Developer 133 135 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 96 163
UK median daily rate £404 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £250 £280
90th Percentile £525 £531 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median hourly rate £32.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 - -

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 96,973 90,883 103,062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,439 59,031 67,193
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.16% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,109 2,785 3,127
UK median hourly rate £17.80 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.81% -1.58% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.78 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.57% -6.42% +9.73%

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 20 August 2018.

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 14 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 20 August 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
England -1 117 £425 +9.68% 7
UK excluding London -22 94 £400 +6.67% 9
London -36 38 £463 +10.12%
Midlands +4 31 £360 +1.05% 1
South East -8 28 £425 -3.68% 4
West Midlands +3 25 £355 - 1
Scotland -51 15 £375 +2.74% 1
North of England -25 13 £375 +2.74% 1
Yorkshire -3 10 £450 +20.00%
East Midlands -2 6 £375 +5.26%
East of England -7 4 £408 +63.00%
South West -22 3 £380 -1.94% 1
North East - 2 £325 -
North West -22 1 £375 +4.90% 1

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 131 (98.50%) SQL
3 121 (90.98%) Oracle
4 71 (53.38%) Oracle Database
5 43 (32.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 29 (21.80%) Finance
7 28 (21.05%) Linux
8 25 (18.80%) Unix
8 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (18.05%) Oracle Database 12c
10 23 (17.29%) ETL
11 22 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 19 (14.29%) Data Analysis
13 18 (13.53%) Java
13 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
14 17 (12.78%) .NET
14 17 (12.78%) XML
14 17 (12.78%) Migration
15 16 (12.03%) Relational Database
16 15 (11.28%) Banking
16 15 (11.28%) Data Migration
16 15 (11.28%) C#
16 15 (11.28%) HTML
17 14 (10.53%) C
17 14 (10.53%) Shell Script
17 14 (10.53%) ProC
17 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
18 13 (9.77%) Integration Testing
18 13 (9.77%) Oracle Certification

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 8 (6.02%) CMS
2 7 (5.26%) Confluence
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.75%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle FAH
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (0.75%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (53.38%) Oracle Database
2 43 (32.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (18.05%) Oracle Database 12c
4 22 (16.54%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (12.03%) Relational Database
6 10 (7.52%) SQLPlus
7 9 (6.77%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (6.77%) RDBMS
8 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
9 3 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.50%) GIS
10 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.50%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.75%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.75%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (10.53%) ProC
1 14 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.02%) JIRA
3 8 (6.02%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (6.02%) PVCS
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.76%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.01%) Toad
6 2 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.50%) JDeveloper
6 2 (1.50%) Subversion
6 2 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.75%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.75%) gulp
7 1 (0.75%) PhpStorm
7 1 (0.75%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Banking
3 6 (4.51%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.75%) Czech Language
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Slovak Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) .NET
1 17 (12.78%) XML
2 15 (11.28%) HTML
3 7 (5.26%) jQuery
3 7 (5.26%) WinForms
4 6 (4.51%) CSS
4 6 (4.51%) Web Services
5 5 (3.76%) WCF
5 5 (3.76%) XSLT
6 4 (3.01%) WPF
6 4 (3.01%) XSD
7 3 (2.26%) JSF
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (1.50%) Apache Camel
8 2 (1.50%) J2EE
8 2 (1.50%) Java EE
8 2 (1.50%) SOAP
8 2 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.01%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.50%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.50%) Replication
4 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.75%) Equities
4 1 (0.75%) NHS
4 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Linux
2 25 (18.80%) Unix
3 10 (7.52%) Windows
4 8 (6.02%) OpenVMS
5 6 (4.51%) AIX
6 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.50%) CentOS
7 2 (1.50%) Solaris
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) Debian
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.29%) ETL
3 19 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 17 (12.78%) Migration
5 15 (11.28%) Data Migration
6 13 (9.77%) Integration Testing
7 12 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.52%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.77%) SDLC
10 8 (6.02%) Change Management
10 8 (6.02%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.02%) Data Management
11 7 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.26%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.51%) Data Reconciliation
12 6 (4.51%) Server Management
13 5 (3.76%) BDD
13 5 (3.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 133 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 131 (98.50%) SQL
3 19 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 18 (13.53%) Java
5 15 (11.28%) C#
6 14 (10.53%) C
6 14 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.52%) ANSI SQL
8 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.76%) Python
10 2 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) Ruby
10 2 (1.50%) VBA
11 1 (0.75%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.75%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (3.01%) OCP
3 3 (2.26%) OCA
4 2 (1.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) Data Quality
2 7 (5.26%) MiFID
3 3 (2.26%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 121 (90.98%) Oracle
2 18 (13.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.51%) RedGate
4 5 (3.76%) Tableau
5 3 (2.26%) Capita
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 2 (1.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.50%) Perforce
6 2 (1.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.75%) Dell
7 1 (0.75%) Informatica
7 1 (0.75%) LANSA
7 1 (0.75%) Northgate
7 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) SAP
7 1 (0.75%) Siebel
7 1 (0.75%) Sybase
7 1 (0.75%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.75%) Zend