Period
to 25 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 February 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)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 258 240
Rank change year-on-year +26 -18 -26
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 749 1,050 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.10% 1.07% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 2.44% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 450 686 735
UK median daily rate £478 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.14% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £350 £315 £313
90th Percentile £650 £600 £591
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.00% +36.05% -5.77%
10th Percentile £17.72 £26.80 £28.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £58.74 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -58.00% +38.89% -7.69%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 27,875 43,117 42,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.83% 43.87% 42.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,950 30,253 29,576
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.26% +8.24%
10th Percentile £325 £324 £310
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 692 765
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.80
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 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
England +26 690 £488 +8.33% 214
UK excluding London -1 407 £475 +18.75% 167
London +71 328 £500 +5.26% 59
South East +49 181 £500 +17.65% 51
Midlands 0 66 £436 +10.44% 44
North of England +40 52 £419 +4.69% 38
West Midlands +17 38 £425 +7.59% 28
Scotland -13 38 £475 +20.63% 10
North West +20 37 £438 +9.38% 9
East of England -11 32 £331 -30.26% 7
East Midlands +25 28 £500 +26.98% 16
South West -9 27 £500 +17.65% 13
Wales +19 9 £400 +1.59% 4
Yorkshire +31 8 £400 - 27
North East +20 7 £425 +6.25% 2
Northern Ireland +4 2 £225 -41.18%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 731 (97.60%) SQL
2 648 (86.52%) Oracle
3 290 (38.72%) Java
4 253 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
5 238 (31.78%) Oracle Database
6 201 (26.84%) Business Intelligence
7 182 (24.30%) Unix
8 179 (23.90%) WebLogic
9 160 (21.36%) SQL Server
10 159 (21.23%) Security Cleared
11 151 (20.16%) Shell Script
12 147 (19.63%) ETL
13 142 (18.96%) Linux
14 139 (18.56%) Data Modelling
15 136 (18.16%) JIRA
16 135 (18.02%) XML
17 132 (17.62%) SC Cleared
18 128 (17.09%) Migration
19 117 (15.62%) Confluence
20 114 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
21 111 (14.82%) JSON
22 110 (14.69%) Finance
23 106 (14.15%) DevOps
23 106 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
24 102 (13.62%) Oracle Database 11g
25 98 (13.08%) T-SQL
26 97 (12.95%) J2EE
27 95 (12.68%) Windows
28 89 (11.88%) Configuration Management
29 88 (11.75%) Microsoft

PL/SQL
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
1 179 (23.90%) WebLogic
2 117 (15.62%) Confluence
3 47 (6.28%) JBoss
4 43 (5.74%) Red Hat Fuse
5 42 (5.61%) MQSeries
6 34 (4.54%) Tomcat
7 31 (4.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (3.74%) Apache
9 24 (3.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 24 (3.20%) WebSphere
10 21 (2.80%) SAS
11 11 (1.47%) SharePoint
12 9 (1.20%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.20%) IIS
13 7 (0.93%) Apache Pig
14 5 (0.67%) DataSynapse
14 5 (0.67%) Oracle Application Server
15 4 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
16 3 (0.40%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (3.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 78 (10.41%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (3.20%) Oracle Payables
2 24 (3.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 22 (2.94%) Maximo
4 21 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
5 17 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
6 16 (2.14%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (1.74%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (1.34%) Finacle
10 8 (1.07%) Oracle AML
11 7 (0.93%) PeopleSoft HCM
12 6 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
14 3 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
14 3 (0.40%) SAP MM
14 3 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 87 (11.62%) Azure
2 80 (10.68%) AWS
3 29 (3.87%) GitHub
4 22 (2.94%) Power Platform
5 16 (2.14%) Boomi
6 13 (1.74%) SaaS
7 10 (1.34%) PaaS
8 8 (1.07%) GCP
9 7 (0.93%) Google Sheets
10 6 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.67%) Office 365
12 4 (0.53%) IaaS
13 3 (0.40%) Serverless
14 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.27%) NuGet
14 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.07%) HTTP
2 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.67%) SSL
4 4 (0.53%) DMZ
4 4 (0.53%) Internet
5 3 (0.40%) BGP
5 3 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.40%) DNS
5 3 (0.40%) Firewall
5 3 (0.40%) Intranet
5 3 (0.40%) IPsec
5 3 (0.40%) Junos
5 3 (0.40%) LAN
5 3 (0.40%) MPLS
5 3 (0.40%) Network Security
5 3 (0.40%) OSPF
5 3 (0.40%) SNMP
5 3 (0.40%) TACACS
5 3 (0.40%) VPN
5 3 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (31.78%) Oracle Database
2 160 (21.36%) SQL Server
3 114 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
4 102 (13.62%) Oracle Database 11g
5 84 (11.21%) Oracle Database 12c
6 77 (10.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 64 (8.54%) Oracle Reports
8 63 (8.41%) PostgreSQL
9 62 (8.28%) Oracle BI EE
10 57 (7.61%) Oracle ODI
11 51 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 40 (5.34%) Relational Database
13 33 (4.41%) Hadoop
14 32 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
15 29 (3.87%) Oracle Database 10g
15 29 (3.87%) RDBMS
16 25 (3.34%) Big Data
16 25 (3.34%) MongoDB
16 25 (3.34%) NoSQL
17 22 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 136 (18.16%) JIRA
2 85 (11.35%) Git (software)
3 73 (9.75%) Bitbucket
4 64 (8.54%) Jenkins
5 49 (6.54%) Oracle Forms
6 48 (6.41%) Maven
7 43 (5.74%) Oracle APEX
8 41 (5.47%) Subversion
9 39 (5.21%) Selenium
10 30 (4.01%) Toad
11 28 (3.74%) Eclipse
11 28 (3.74%) JUnit
12 23 (3.07%) TeamCity
13 21 (2.80%) Artifactory
14 19 (2.54%) Ant
14 19 (2.54%) Cucumber
15 18 (2.40%) CA Gen
16 16 (2.14%) SoapUI
17 15 (2.00%) Gradle
17 15 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 110 (14.69%) Finance
2 67 (8.95%) Public Sector
3 53 (7.08%) Banking
4 21 (2.80%) General Ledger
5 15 (2.00%) Back Office
5 15 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.34%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.34%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.34%) Retail
7 9 (1.20%) Front Office
8 7 (0.93%) Billing
8 7 (0.93%) Electronics
8 7 (0.93%) Marketing
9 6 (0.80%) Law
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Local Government
12 2 (0.27%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.27%) German Language
13 1 (0.13%) Advertising
13 1 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 433 (57.81%) Developer
2 108 (14.42%) Oracle Developer
3 70 (9.35%) Java Developer
4 62 (8.28%) SQL Developer
5 61 (8.14%) Analyst
6 59 (7.88%) Architect
6 59 (7.88%) Consultant
7 46 (6.14%) DBA
8 38 (5.07%) PL/SQL Developer
9 34 (4.54%) Oracle DBA
10 27 (3.60%) C# Developer
11 26 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
11 26 (3.47%) Oracle Consultant
12 25 (3.34%) .NET Developer
12 25 (3.34%) Scala Developer
12 25 (3.34%) Senior Developer
13 24 (3.20%) Applications Architect
13 24 (3.20%) OBIEE Developer
14 21 (2.80%) Technical Architect
15 19 (2.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (18.02%) XML
2 111 (14.82%) JSON
3 97 (12.95%) J2EE
4 75 (10.01%) REST
5 71 (9.48%) HTML
6 70 (9.35%) Spring
7 66 (8.81%) Hibernate
8 63 (8.41%) .NET
9 53 (7.08%) CSS
9 53 (7.08%) Web Services
10 45 (6.01%) ActiveMQ
10 45 (6.01%) Apache Camel
10 45 (6.01%) RabbitMQ
11 44 (5.87%) SOAP
12 42 (5.61%) MSMQ
13 36 (4.81%) jQuery
14 35 (4.67%) AngularJS
15 34 (4.54%) Middleware
16 31 (4.14%) Oracle Fusion
16 31 (4.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (1.74%) Data Structures
3 12 (1.60%) Derivative
3 12 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 11 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.34%) Replication
6 7 (0.93%) User Experience
7 5 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.67%) Grid Computing
7 5 (0.67%) IVR
7 5 (0.67%) NHS
7 5 (0.67%) Robotics
8 4 (0.53%) Clustering
8 4 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.53%) Virtual Team
8 4 (0.53%) Wiki
9 3 (0.40%) Blog
9 3 (0.40%) SCADA
9 3 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 182 (24.30%) Unix
2 142 (18.96%) Linux
3 95 (12.68%) Windows
4 36 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (2.67%) AIX
6 13 (1.74%) Solaris
7 10 (1.34%) HPUX
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (1.07%) Windows Server
9 7 (0.93%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.80%) OpenVMS
11 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (0.40%) CentOS
13 3 (0.40%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.27%) Android
14 2 (0.27%) Debian
14 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (26.84%) Business Intelligence
3 147 (19.63%) ETL
4 139 (18.56%) Data Modelling
5 128 (17.09%) Migration
6 106 (14.15%) DevOps
6 106 (14.15%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (11.88%) Configuration Management
8 84 (11.21%) Process Improvement
9 78 (10.41%) Problem Management
10 76 (10.15%) Test Strategy
11 62 (8.28%) Performance Tuning
12 60 (8.01%) Waterfall
13 57 (7.61%) Analytics
14 55 (7.34%) Scrum
15 52 (6.94%) Data Migration
16 46 (6.14%) Software Engineering
17 45 (6.01%) Project Management
18 44 (5.87%) Test Automation
19 43 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 731 (97.60%) SQL
2 290 (38.72%) Java
3 151 (20.16%) Shell Script
4 98 (13.08%) T-SQL
5 79 (10.55%) JavaScript
6 57 (7.61%) C#
7 55 (7.34%) Python
8 54 (7.21%) Perl
9 45 (6.01%) Scala
10 22 (2.94%) C
11 19 (2.54%) VB
12 14 (1.87%) Java 8
13 13 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 12 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 12 (1.60%) C++
14 12 (1.60%) VB.NET
14 12 (1.60%) VBA
14 12 (1.60%) XPath
15 11 (1.47%) XQuery
16 9 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 159 (21.23%) Security Cleared
2 132 (17.62%) SC Cleared
3 31 (4.14%) Degree
4 23 (3.07%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
6 11 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.47%) OCP
7 8 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.67%) MCP
10 4 (0.53%) HND
10 4 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.40%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.40%) MCPD
11 3 (0.40%) MCTS
12 2 (0.27%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.13%) MCSA
13 1 (0.13%) MCSE
13 1 (0.13%) OCA
13 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.01%) QA
2 19 (2.54%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.74%) MiFID
4 12 (1.60%) SLA
5 7 (0.93%) GDPR
6 6 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.27%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) FINREP
7 2 (0.27%) HL7
8 1 (0.13%) CDISC
8 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.13%) GAAP
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 34 (4.54%) Docker
2 32 (4.27%) Oracle RAC
3 15 (2.00%) HDFS
4 6 (0.80%) NFS
5 5 (0.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.67%) OCFS2
5 5 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.53%) Oracle Clusterware
6 4 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (0.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.27%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (3.60%) Data Guard
2 21 (2.80%) Oracle RMAN
3 19 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 18 (2.40%) Ansible
5 13 (1.74%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.74%) Puppet
6 12 (1.60%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 10 (1.34%) Kibana
7 10 (1.34%) logstash
7 10 (1.34%) Terraform
8 7 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.67%) Oozie
10 4 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.40%) Control-M
12 2 (0.27%) Amdocs OSS
12 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.27%) Mesos
12 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.27%) MIIS
12 2 (0.27%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 648 (86.52%) Oracle
2 88 (11.75%) Microsoft
3 76 (10.15%) Red Hat
4 74 (9.88%) BEA
5 64 (8.54%) webMethods
6 63 (8.41%) Informatica
7 48 (6.41%) Sybase
8 47 (6.28%) MuleSoft
9 42 (5.61%) Axway
10 26 (3.47%) SAP
11 17 (2.27%) Cloudera
11 17 (2.27%) IBM
11 17 (2.27%) Pega
12 16 (2.14%) Dell
13 13 (1.74%) Google
14 12 (1.60%) Tableau
15 11 (1.47%) Cognos
16 10 (1.34%) Talend
17 9 (1.20%) Hyperion
18 8 (1.07%) MicroStrategy