Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 181 137
Rank change year-on-year -54 -44 -34
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1103 1519 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.46% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 3.62% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 967 1212
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £304 £295 £285
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 18
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £41.25 £37.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.91% +9.34% +2.65%
10th Percentile £26.03 £22.75 £27.20
90th Percentile £44.00 £45.88 £45.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £41.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -10.91% - +12.24%

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 42954 41918 43850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.30% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30018 28802 29667
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 801 874 1054
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +21.95%
10th Percentile £16.13 £14.37 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +20.19%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -58 983 £440 +10.00% 101
UK excluding London -66 583 £400 +6.67% 68
London -39 500 £498 +10.56% 44
South East -32 179 £448 +16.23% 15
North of England -28 101 £388 +10.71% 19
Scotland -9 85 £375 +10.29% 8
East of England -1 76 £360 -10.00% 4
Midlands -75 70 £400 - 15
South West -51 55 £400 +5.96% 4
North East +39 46 £391 +21.32% 1
North West -48 37 £400 +14.29% 9
West Midlands -59 37 £425 +9.68% 6
East Midlands -36 32 £364 -9.06% 9
Yorkshire -1 24 £425 +14.86% 9
Wales +11 15 £400 -3.03% 2
Northern Ireland -57 4 £289 -29.94% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 1085 (98.37%) SQL
2 886 (80.33%) Oracle
3 397 (35.99%) Oracle Database
4 395 (35.81%) Java
5 333 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (24.93%) Finance
6 275 (24.93%) Unix
7 220 (19.95%) Linux
8 205 (18.59%) XML
9 195 (17.68%) Web Services
10 191 (17.32%) JavaScript
11 181 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
12 165 (14.96%) ETL
13 160 (14.51%) Relational Database
14 158 (14.32%) Data Warehouse
15 154 (13.96%) Oracle Database 11g
16 150 (13.60%) C#
17 149 (13.51%) Shell Script
18 147 (13.33%) Windows
19 146 (13.24%) Data Modelling
20 144 (13.06%) .NET
21 139 (12.60%) SQL Server
22 135 (12.24%) Spring
23 134 (12.15%) HTML
24 125 (11.33%) Oracle Database 12c
25 119 (10.79%) Banking
26 115 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
27 112 (10.15%) Oracle Reports
28 111 (10.06%) Scrum
29 102 (9.25%) Migration

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 96 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 93 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 90 (8.16%) JBoss
4 55 (4.99%) Confluence
5 52 (4.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 36 (3.26%) Tomcat
7 29 (2.63%) Apache
8 25 (2.27%) Apache Spark
9 22 (1.99%) WebSphere
10 17 (1.54%) GlassFish
10 17 (1.54%) WildFly
11 16 (1.45%) SAS
12 15 (1.36%) Liferay
13 13 (1.18%) Mule
14 10 (0.91%) IIS
15 8 (0.73%) Tuxedo
16 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
16 6 (0.54%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.54%) WebSphere Portal
17 4 (0.36%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 38 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.091%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.091%) SPSS
5 1 (0.091%) Stata
Business Applications
1 61 (5.53%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (2.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 25 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
4 25 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
5 24 (2.18%) Oracle Payables
6 14 (1.27%) Oracle iProcurement
7 13 (1.18%) Oracle Assets
7 13 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 13 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (1.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (1.18%) Oracle Retail
8 11 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
9 10 (0.91%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (0.45%) Markit EDM
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Payroll
11 5 (0.45%) Siebel CRM
12 4 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 36 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.27%) PaaS
3 20 (1.81%) SaaS
4 18 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.27%) IaaS
6 13 (1.18%) OpenShift
7 7 (0.63%) Taleo
8 5 (0.45%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.36%) Boomi
10 3 (0.27%) GitHub
10 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
11 2 (0.18%) npm
12 1 (0.091%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.091%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.08%) LDAP
2 22 (1.99%) DNS
2 22 (1.99%) OpenLDAP
3 21 (1.90%) SSH
4 20 (1.81%) HTTP
5 16 (1.45%) Firewall
6 10 (0.91%) FTP
7 9 (0.82%) SSL
7 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.63%) SMS
9 5 (0.45%) AMQP
9 5 (0.45%) Network Security
10 4 (0.36%) Skype
11 2 (0.18%) Internet
11 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.18%) VPN
12 1 (0.091%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.091%) IMAP
12 1 (0.091%) POP3
12 1 (0.091%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (35.99%) Oracle Database
2 160 (14.51%) Relational Database
3 158 (14.32%) Data Warehouse
4 154 (13.96%) Oracle Database 11g
5 139 (12.60%) SQL Server
6 125 (11.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 112 (10.15%) Oracle Reports
8 94 (8.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 81 (7.34%) RDBMS
10 65 (5.89%) Big Data
11 49 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 48 (4.35%) NoSQL
13 47 (4.26%) Oracle BI EE
14 45 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
15 40 (3.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 34 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
16 34 (3.08%) SQLPlus
17 33 (2.99%) MongoDB
18 29 (2.63%) MySQL
19 27 (2.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 96 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 92 (8.34%) JIRA
3 91 (8.25%) Maven
4 83 (7.52%) Subversion
5 76 (6.89%) JUnit
6 75 (6.80%) Jenkins
6 75 (6.80%) Oracle Forms
7 40 (3.63%) Toad
8 37 (3.35%) Talend Open Studio
9 35 (3.17%) Oracle APEX
10 34 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (2.99%) Ant
11 33 (2.99%) Eclipse
12 29 (2.63%) SoapUI
13 25 (2.27%) Mockito
14 23 (2.09%) ProC
15 22 (1.99%) Selenium
15 22 (1.99%) Visual Studio
16 19 (1.72%) Cucumber
17 18 (1.63%) IntelliJ
General
1 275 (24.93%) Finance
2 119 (10.79%) Banking
3 45 (4.08%) Retail
4 38 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 24 (2.18%) Front Office
5 24 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.18%) Marketing
6 21 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 15 (1.36%) General Ledger
8 13 (1.18%) Publishing
9 10 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.54%) Legal
10 6 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.36%) Billing
11 4 (0.36%) Electronics
11 4 (0.36%) Games
12 2 (0.18%) Back Office
12 2 (0.18%) Local Government
12 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 652 (59.11%) Developer
2 238 (21.58%) Oracle Developer
3 163 (14.78%) Java Developer
4 155 (14.05%) SQL Developer
5 118 (10.70%) PL/SQL Developer
6 107 (9.70%) Analyst
7 78 (7.07%) Architect
8 70 (6.35%) Consultant
9 68 (6.17%) Senior Developer
10 65 (5.89%) DBA
11 62 (5.62%) Oracle DBA
12 41 (3.72%) Applications Support
13 39 (3.54%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.08%) ETL Developer
14 34 (3.08%) Oracle Consultant
15 32 (2.90%) .NET Developer
16 27 (2.45%) Support Analyst
17 23 (2.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
18 21 (1.90%) Senior Java Developer
18 21 (1.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (18.59%) XML
2 195 (17.68%) Web Services
3 144 (13.06%) .NET
4 135 (12.24%) Spring
5 134 (12.15%) HTML
6 101 (9.16%) Hibernate
7 90 (8.16%) J2EE
8 89 (8.07%) jQuery
9 85 (7.71%) CSS
10 77 (6.98%) JSON
11 76 (6.89%) SOAP
12 74 (6.71%) REST
13 67 (6.07%) RESTful
14 60 (5.44%) AngularJS
15 55 (4.99%) HTML5
16 54 (4.90%) JMS
17 46 (4.17%) JPA
18 39 (3.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
19 38 (3.45%) JSF
20 37 (3.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 20 (1.81%) Data Structures
5 19 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (1.36%) Derivative
6 15 (1.36%) User Experience
7 13 (1.18%) Equities
7 13 (1.18%) Market Risk
7 13 (1.18%) Reference Data
8 11 (1.00%) Fintech
8 11 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 10 (0.91%) Credit Risk
9 10 (0.91%) OTC Derivatives
10 9 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (0.73%) Clustering
11 8 (0.73%) Life Science
11 8 (0.73%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.54%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 275 (24.93%) Unix
2 220 (19.95%) Linux
3 147 (13.33%) Windows
4 35 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 31 (2.81%) Windows Server
6 27 (2.45%) Windows XP
7 26 (2.36%) AIX
8 12 (1.09%) HPUX
9 11 (1.00%) Solaris
10 8 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
11 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.36%) Android
13 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.091%) CentOS
15 1 (0.091%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.091%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (16.41%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (14.96%) ETL
4 146 (13.24%) Data Modelling
5 111 (10.06%) Scrum
6 102 (9.25%) Migration
7 97 (8.79%) SOA
8 95 (8.61%) Performance Tuning
9 93 (8.43%) Unit Testing
10 85 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (7.07%) DevOps
12 73 (6.62%) TDD
13 71 (6.44%) SDLC
14 69 (6.26%) MVC
15 67 (6.07%) Workflow
16 63 (5.71%) OO
17 62 (5.62%) Data Migration
18 60 (5.44%) Test Automation
19 57 (5.17%) Data Management
20 56 (5.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1085 (98.37%) SQL
2 395 (35.81%) Java
3 191 (17.32%) JavaScript
4 150 (13.60%) C#
5 149 (13.51%) Shell Script
6 85 (7.71%) T-SQL
7 82 (7.43%) Python
8 66 (5.98%) Perl
9 49 (4.44%) C
10 38 (3.45%) VBA
11 28 (2.54%) XPath
12 23 (2.09%) VB
13 19 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.63%) C++
15 17 (1.54%) Korn
15 17 (1.54%) Ruby
16 15 (1.36%) PowerShell
17 14 (1.27%) Scala
18 13 (1.18%) R
19 11 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (9.16%) Security Cleared
2 57 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.81%) Degree
4 26 (2.36%) DV Cleared
5 16 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.36%) ISEB
6 15 (1.36%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.45%) HND
8 5 (0.45%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.091%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.091%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.091%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (4.71%) Data Quality
2 45 (4.08%) QA
3 11 (1.00%) SLA
4 8 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (0.73%) MiFID
5 3 (0.27%) PMO
6 2 (0.18%) Basel II
6 2 (0.18%) Basel III
6 2 (0.18%) COREP
6 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.18%) EMIR
6 2 (0.18%) GDPR
6 2 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.091%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.091%) CDISC
7 1 (0.091%) GxP
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.091%) Solvency II
System Software
1 45 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
2 44 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.99%) NFS
4 20 (1.81%) Oracle Clusterware
5 19 (1.72%) Docker
6 18 (1.63%) HDFS
7 16 (1.45%) Apache Flume
8 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (0.36%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.27%) Cronacle
11 2 (0.18%) Firmware
11 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.18%) SRDF
12 1 (0.091%) GlusterFS
12 1 (0.091%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (4.08%) Data Guard
2 41 (3.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (2.27%) Control-M
4 23 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 20 (1.81%) Oracle Flashback
6 15 (1.36%) Ambari
6 15 (1.36%) Ansible
6 15 (1.36%) Oozie
7 10 (0.91%) Puppet
8 9 (0.82%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.73%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 7 (0.63%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.27%) Nagios
13 2 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
13 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (0.18%) MOM
13 2 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 886 (80.33%) Oracle
2 86 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.17%) Informatica
4 48 (4.35%) IBM
4 48 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 37 (3.35%) Sybase
5 37 (3.35%) Talend
6 31 (2.81%) Atlassian
7 29 (2.63%) HP
8 20 (1.81%) Tableau
9 19 (1.72%) SAP
10 16 (1.45%) Teradata
11 11 (1.00%) Cognos
11 11 (1.00%) Solace
12 9 (0.82%) VMware
13 8 (0.73%) JDA
13 8 (0.73%) Siebel
14 7 (0.63%) Charles River
14 7 (0.63%) Retek
14 7 (0.63%) webMethods