Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a PL/SQL Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 762 753 688
Rank change year-on-year -9 -65 -97
Contract jobs requiring a PL/SQL Developer 121 125 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 86 153
UK median daily rate £400 £373 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +3.47% +2.86%
10th Percentile £309 £250 £294
90th Percentile £525 £469 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £385 £350
% change year-on-year +0.32% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
UK median hourly rate £33.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.28% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -19.28% - -

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 97,845 94,346 99,963
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.94% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,305 61,972 65,147
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,138 2,810 3,268
UK median hourly rate £17.75 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% +3.89% +0.06%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 22 October 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 16 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 22 October 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 -1 106 £425 +9.68% 4
UK excluding London -25 84 £386 +0.32% 5
London -12 37 £465 +24.83% 1
South East -17 33 £415 +0.61% 1
Midlands -8 23 £350 +1.45% 1
West Midlands +2 22 £350 - 1
North of England -14 10 £413 +17.86%
Scotland -35 10 £400 +10.34% 2
Yorkshire - 7 £450 -
Northern Ireland +39 4 £383 -
South West -27 2 £450 +16.13% 1
North East - 2 £325 -
East Midlands +12 1 - -
East of England +5 1 £425 +46.55%
North West -12 1 £325 -7.14%
Wales -22 1 £375 -11.76%

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 121 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 119 (98.35%) SQL
3 111 (91.74%) Oracle
4 65 (53.72%) Oracle Database
5 42 (34.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 26 (21.49%) Oracle Database 12c
7 23 (19.01%) Finance
7 23 (19.01%) ETL
8 22 (18.18%) C#
8 22 (18.18%) Linux
8 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (17.36%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (16.53%) Banking
11 19 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
12 17 (14.05%) Unix
12 17 (14.05%) XML
12 17 (14.05%) Java
13 16 (13.22%) .NET
14 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
14 14 (11.57%) Migration
15 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
16 11 (9.09%) Data Analysis
16 11 (9.09%) Data Migration
16 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
16 11 (9.09%) Windows
17 10 (8.26%) C
17 10 (8.26%) OpenVMS
17 10 (8.26%) Oracle Forms
17 10 (8.26%) ProC
18 9 (7.44%) Change Management

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 (6.61%) CMS
2 6 (4.96%) Confluence
3 5 (4.13%) IIS
4 4 (3.31%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.83%) SAS
6 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (53.72%) Oracle Database
2 42 (34.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 26 (21.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 19 (15.70%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.44%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
7 6 (4.96%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
7 6 (4.96%) SQLPlus
8 5 (4.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.65%) GIS
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
10 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (1.65%) Spatial Data
11 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.83%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (8.26%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (8.26%) ProC
3 8 (6.61%) PVCS
4 7 (5.79%) JIRA
5 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.96%) Subversion
6 4 (3.31%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.31%) JDeveloper
6 4 (3.31%) Toad
6 4 (3.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 20 (16.53%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.05%) XML
2 16 (13.22%) .NET
3 5 (4.13%) CSS
3 5 (4.13%) JSF
3 5 (4.13%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (3.31%) Apache Camel
4 4 (3.31%) J2EE
4 4 (3.31%) SOAP
4 4 (3.31%) Web Services
4 4 (3.31%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (3.31%) WinForms
5 3 (2.48%) HTML
6 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.65%) XSL
6 2 (1.65%) XSLT
7 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.83%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.83%) DTCC
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.83%) Replication
4 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.18%) Linux
2 17 (14.05%) Unix
3 11 (9.09%) Windows
4 10 (8.26%) OpenVMS
5 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.01%) ETL
2 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.36%) Performance Tuning
4 14 (11.57%) Migration
5 11 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 11 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 9 (7.44%) Change Management
7 8 (6.61%) Integration Testing
7 8 (6.61%) Scrum
8 7 (5.79%) Data Management
9 6 (4.96%) BDD
9 6 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.13%) Data Reconciliation
10 5 (4.13%) SDLC
10 5 (4.13%) Unit Testing
11 4 (3.31%) ATDD
11 4 (3.31%) Database Tuning
11 4 (3.31%) OO
11 4 (3.31%) Post-Production
12 3 (2.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) PL/SQL
2 119 (98.35%) SQL
3 22 (18.18%) C#
4 17 (14.05%) Java
5 13 (10.74%) Shell Script
6 10 (8.26%) C
7 7 (5.79%) ANSI SQL
7 7 (5.79%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.31%) Python
9 4 (3.31%) Ruby
9 4 (3.31%) VB
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.83%) Delphi
11 1 (0.83%) PHP
11 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.61%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.48%) OCA
3 2 (1.65%) OCP
4 1 (0.83%) Degree
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 6 (4.96%) MiFID
3 5 (4.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.83%) EMIR
4 1 (0.83%) GDPR
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.83%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 111 (91.74%) Oracle
2 14 (11.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.96%) RedGate
4 5 (4.13%) Citrix
5 4 (3.31%) IBM
5 4 (3.31%) Perforce
5 4 (3.31%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.65%) Dell
6 2 (1.65%) Northgate
6 2 (1.65%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.83%) Cramer
7 1 (0.83%) LANSA
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Siebel
7 1 (0.83%) Sybase
7 1 (0.83%) Talend
7 1 (0.83%) WorldPay