Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 165 124
Rank change year-on-year -37 -41 -3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1217 1775 2091
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.61% 1.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 4.17% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 1197 1264
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +1.32%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £278
90th Percentile £573 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.60% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 24
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -22.22%
10th Percentile £32.50 £20.50 £25.26
90th Percentile £45.50 £45.00 £45.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -20.00%

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 39610 42579 42705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.66% 38.70% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27147 29186 28205
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £594 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 793 917 880
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.25 £13.27 £15.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -54 1059 £425 +6.25% 98
UK excluding London -43 730 £396 +5.60% 77
London -43 456 £450 - 35
South East -21 233 £438 +16.67% 16
North of England -61 125 £375 +7.14% 22
Midlands -64 97 £390 -4.88% 8
South West -16 74 £400 +6.67% 7
North West -52 74 £390 +5.41% 9
Scotland +30 73 £380 +8.57% 12
East of England -2 69 £447 +25.03% 10
West Midlands -58 49 £400 -6.98% 4
East Midlands -40 46 £345 -16.87% 4
Wales +12 37 £352 +17.42% 1
Yorkshire -24 28 £375 +7.14% 10
North East +16 24 £310 -11.43% 3
Northern Ireland -31 24 £375 -1.64% 1

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1200 (98.60%) SQL
2 1036 (85.13%) Oracle
3 479 (39.36%) Oracle Database
4 418 (34.35%) Java
5 377 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
6 348 (28.59%) Finance
7 305 (25.06%) Unix
8 236 (19.39%) Linux
9 220 (18.08%) JavaScript
10 219 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 207 (17.01%) XML
12 198 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
12 198 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
13 185 (15.20%) HTML
14 175 (14.38%) Relational Database
15 174 (14.30%) SQL Server
15 174 (14.30%) Shell Script
16 173 (14.22%) ETL
16 173 (14.22%) Oracle Database 12c
17 170 (13.97%) Web Services
18 163 (13.39%) C#
19 162 (13.31%) .NET
20 160 (13.15%) Data Modelling
21 158 (12.98%) Spring
22 148 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
23 139 (11.42%) Windows
24 130 (10.68%) Banking
25 127 (10.44%) Oracle Reports
26 125 (10.27%) Scrum
27 120 (9.86%) Security Cleared

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
1 115 (9.45%) WebLogic
2 77 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 76 (6.24%) JBoss
4 43 (3.53%) Confluence
5 36 (2.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (1.89%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.56%) Apache
8 16 (1.31%) Apache Spark
8 16 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.15%) Mule
10 13 (1.07%) Tuxedo
10 13 (1.07%) WildFly
11 10 (0.82%) SAS
12 9 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (0.74%) Umbraco
13 7 (0.58%) ColdFusion
13 7 (0.58%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.49%) Apache Pig
14 6 (0.49%) Apache Qpid
14 6 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.41%) LaTeX
4 4 (0.33%) SPSS
4 4 (0.33%) Stata
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (3.94%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (2.71%) Oracle Applications
3 23 (1.89%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
4 20 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
5 17 (1.40%) Oracle 11i
6 13 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
7 12 (0.99%) Oracle Receivables
8 9 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 8 (0.66%) Siebel CRM
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle iStore
10 7 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 6 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.49%) Oracle Utilities
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle iProcurement
13 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.23%) PaaS
3 12 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.74%) SaaS
5 8 (0.66%) IaaS
6 5 (0.41%) GitHub
7 4 (0.33%) Taleo
8 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.25%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudSearch
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.082%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.082%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.082%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.082%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.45%) LDAP
2 29 (2.38%) HTTP
3 18 (1.48%) SSH
4 16 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 14 (1.15%) Firewall
6 13 (1.07%) DNS
6 13 (1.07%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (0.66%) SSL
8 6 (0.49%) AMQP
8 6 (0.49%) FTP
8 6 (0.49%) Internet
8 6 (0.49%) Kerberos
8 6 (0.49%) Skype
8 6 (0.49%) VoIP
8 6 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.33%) SNMP
10 3 (0.25%) Intranet
10 3 (0.25%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.25%) SMS
11 2 (0.16%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (39.36%) Oracle Database
2 219 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 198 (16.27%) Data Warehouse
4 175 (14.38%) Relational Database
5 174 (14.30%) SQL Server
6 173 (14.22%) Oracle Database 12c
7 127 (10.44%) Oracle Reports
8 114 (9.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 96 (7.89%) RDBMS
10 83 (6.82%) Oracle BI EE
11 65 (5.34%) MySQL
12 63 (5.18%) SQLPlus
13 41 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 40 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 38 (3.12%) Oracle ODI
16 33 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 30 (2.47%) MongoDB
17 30 (2.47%) Oracle Discoverer
17 30 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
18 28 (2.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (8.22%) Oracle Forms
2 98 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 95 (7.81%) JIRA
4 80 (6.57%) Jenkins
5 74 (6.08%) Oracle APEX
6 64 (5.26%) Maven
7 56 (4.60%) Toad
8 55 (4.52%) Subversion
9 52 (4.27%) JUnit
9 52 (4.27%) Talend Open Studio
10 44 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (3.20%) ProC
12 34 (2.79%) Selenium
12 34 (2.79%) Visual Studio
13 32 (2.63%) Mockito
14 19 (1.56%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.56%) JDeveloper
14 19 (1.56%) SoapUI
15 17 (1.40%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 348 (28.59%) Finance
2 130 (10.68%) Banking
3 42 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 41 (3.37%) Retail
5 30 (2.47%) Front Office
5 30 (2.47%) Marketing
6 26 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 20 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.31%) Publishing
9 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.66%) Billing
10 8 (0.66%) Games
10 8 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.49%) German Language
12 5 (0.41%) Electronics
12 5 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.41%) Music Industry
13 4 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.33%) Legal
13 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 770 (63.27%) Developer
2 330 (27.12%) Oracle Developer
3 212 (17.42%) SQL Developer
4 193 (15.86%) Java Developer
5 164 (13.48%) PL/SQL Developer
6 114 (9.37%) Analyst
7 81 (6.66%) DBA
8 62 (5.09%) Architect
9 61 (5.01%) Consultant
9 61 (5.01%) Oracle DBA
10 58 (4.77%) Senior Developer
11 46 (3.78%) .NET Developer
12 45 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 44 (3.62%) C# Developer
14 33 (2.71%) ETL Developer
15 29 (2.38%) Applications Developer
15 29 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
15 29 (2.38%) OBIEE Developer
15 29 (2.38%) Oracle Consultant
16 27 (2.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (17.01%) XML
2 185 (15.20%) HTML
3 170 (13.97%) Web Services
4 162 (13.31%) .NET
5 158 (12.98%) Spring
6 119 (9.78%) Hibernate
7 110 (9.04%) CSS
8 109 (8.96%) jQuery
9 88 (7.23%) REST
10 71 (5.83%) AngularJS
11 70 (5.75%) SOAP
12 66 (5.42%) RESTful
13 63 (5.18%) J2EE
14 61 (5.01%) HTML5
14 61 (5.01%) JSON
15 60 (4.93%) JPA
16 59 (4.85%) XSLT
17 56 (4.60%) WCF
18 54 (4.44%) Java EE
19 49 (4.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
3 44 (3.62%) Computer Science
4 28 (2.30%) Equities
5 25 (2.05%) Data Structures
6 22 (1.81%) Fintech
7 21 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.64%) Derivative
9 18 (1.48%) User Experience
10 17 (1.40%) TWAP
10 17 (1.40%) VWAP
11 15 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (0.99%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.90%) NHS
14 10 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 9 (0.74%) Reference Data
16 8 (0.66%) Clustering
17 7 (0.58%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 305 (25.06%) Unix
2 236 (19.39%) Linux
3 139 (11.42%) Windows
4 38 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (2.38%) Solaris
6 24 (1.97%) AIX
7 21 (1.73%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 14 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (1.07%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.90%) HPUX
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.33%) VMS
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.082%) Android
14 1 (0.082%) CentOS
14 1 (0.082%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.082%) Tru64
14 1 (0.082%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 377 (30.98%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (16.27%) Business Intelligence
3 173 (14.22%) ETL
4 160 (13.15%) Data Modelling
5 148 (12.16%) Performance Tuning
6 125 (10.27%) Scrum
7 114 (9.37%) SDLC
8 102 (8.38%) MVC
9 99 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
10 93 (7.64%) Migration
11 91 (7.48%) Test Automation
12 85 (6.98%) TDD
12 85 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 78 (6.41%) SOA
14 70 (5.75%) Waterfall
15 63 (5.18%) Analytics
15 63 (5.18%) OO
16 58 (4.77%) Configuration Management
17 56 (4.60%) Data Migration
18 55 (4.52%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1200 (98.60%) SQL
2 418 (34.35%) Java
3 220 (18.08%) JavaScript
4 174 (14.30%) Shell Script
5 163 (13.39%) C#
6 78 (6.41%) Python
7 77 (6.33%) T-SQL
8 56 (4.60%) Perl
9 53 (4.35%) C
10 34 (2.79%) C++
11 30 (2.47%) PowerShell
12 26 (2.14%) Korn
13 21 (1.73%) VB
13 21 (1.73%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.56%) Bash Shell
14 19 (1.56%) Ruby
14 19 (1.56%) VBA
15 16 (1.31%) Scala
16 14 (1.15%) Groovy
17 12 (0.99%) XPath
Qualifications
1 120 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 87 (7.15%) SC Cleared
3 77 (6.33%) Degree
4 25 (2.05%) ISTQB
5 21 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.23%) ISEB
7 14 (1.15%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.07%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.82%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.41%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.33%) HND
12 4 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 3 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.16%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.16%) NVQ Level 3
15 1 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
15 1 (0.082%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.082%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.68%) QA
2 37 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.73%) SLA
4 11 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.90%) EMIR
5 7 (0.58%) MiFID
6 4 (0.33%) FATCA
6 4 (0.33%) HL7
7 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.16%) PMO
8 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.082%) Basel II
9 1 (0.082%) DICOM
9 1 (0.082%) GMP
9 1 (0.082%) ISO 20022
9 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.082%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
2 21 (1.73%) Docker
3 15 (1.23%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.07%) NFS
5 6 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.41%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.25%) HDFS
7 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.16%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.082%) Firmware
9 1 (0.082%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.082%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 23 (1.89%) Data Guard
3 21 (1.73%) Control-M
4 19 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 11 (0.90%) Puppet
6 10 (0.82%) Ansible
6 10 (0.82%) Kubernetes
6 10 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.74%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 6 (0.49%) vRealize
9 4 (0.33%) Nagios
10 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
11 2 (0.16%) Graphite
11 2 (0.16%) Kibana
11 2 (0.16%) logstash
12 1 (0.082%) Oracle Flashback
12 1 (0.082%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1036 (85.13%) Oracle
2 82 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 58 (4.77%) Informatica
4 52 (4.27%) Talend
5 35 (2.88%) Red Hat
6 33 (2.71%) Sybase
7 27 (2.22%) IBM
8 24 (1.97%) Siebel
9 23 (1.89%) HP
10 20 (1.64%) SAP
11 17 (1.40%) Cognos
12 15 (1.23%) BEA
12 15 (1.23%) Tableau
13 14 (1.15%) Teradata
14 13 (1.07%) VMware
15 12 (0.99%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.99%) webMethods
16 8 (0.66%) Hyperion
17 7 (0.58%) Google
17 7 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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