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 3 months to 27 May 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
3 months to
27 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 153 127
Rank change year-on-year -32 -26  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 634 904 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.39% 1.66% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 4.30% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 587 585
Median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Median hourly rate £43.39 £37.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% +7.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £20.50 £22.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.65 £40.98 £45.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -  

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 19188 21012 20476
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.13% 38.52% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13080 14472 13578
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 390 470 422
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £12.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 May 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 542 £438 +9.37% 127
London +1 250 £475 +0.52% 45
South East -12 111 £438 +16.66% 32
City of London 0 47 £550 +10.00% 8
Surrey +27 45 £434 +8.43% 8
North West -32 43 £375 - 8
South West +3 38 £425 +6.25% 3
Scotland +51 36 £375 - 8
East of England +2 33 £388 +10.71% 12
Wales +14 27 £325 -13.33% 1
Edinburgh +24 26 £369 -1.66% 5
South Wales +20 23 £325 -13.33%
Hampshire -11 23 £431 +20.37% 10
West Midlands -33 23 £450 +1.92% 7
Redhill - 21 £438 - 2
Berkshire +28 19 £392 -12.94% 4
County Antrim -20 18 £332 -5.14% 1
Belfast -20 18 £332 - 1
Northern Ireland -22 18 £332 -5.14% 1
East Midlands -30 18 £368 -12.50% 7
Cardiff +14 17 £352 -
Yorkshire -21 16 £378 +7.85% 12
Oxfordshire +4 14 £476 +31.37% 3
Wiltshire +16 13 £438 +16.66%
Essex -5 13 £450 +38.46% 5
Manchester +2 12 £389 +7.24% 5
Bristol -2 11 £450 +19.20% 2
Merseyside -25 11 £350 -8.79%
Cheshire +8 10 £450 +20.00% 1
Nottingham -8 10 £368 -13.52% 6

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 1179 (98.91%) SQL
2 1036 (86.91%) Oracle
3 480 (40.27%) Oracle Database
4 428 (35.91%) Java
5 384 (32.21%) Finance
6 360 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
7 310 (26.01%) Unix
8 228 (19.13%) JavaScript
9 227 (19.04%) XML
10 217 (18.20%) Oracle Database 11g
11 215 (18.04%) Linux
12 197 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
13 190 (15.94%) SQL Server
14 184 (15.44%) HTML
14 184 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
15 176 (14.77%) Shell Script
16 171 (14.35%) Relational Database
17 160 (13.42%) ETL
18 156 (13.09%) Oracle Database 12c
19 149 (12.50%) Data Modelling
20 145 (12.16%) Web Services
21 143 (12.00%) Spring
22 137 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
23 135 (11.33%) .NET
23 135 (11.33%) Performance Tuning
24 132 (11.07%) Banking
25 124 (10.40%) C#
26 123 (10.32%) Oracle Database 10g
26 123 (10.32%) Security Cleared
27 120 (10.07%) SDLC

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
1 106 (8.89%) WebLogic
2 85 (7.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 48 (4.03%) JBoss
4 38 (3.19%) Oracle Workflow
5 34 (2.85%) Confluence
6 26 (2.18%) Tomcat
7 23 (1.93%) WebSphere
8 19 (1.59%) Apache
9 13 (1.09%) Apache Spark
10 12 (1.01%) Tuxedo
11 11 (0.92%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (0.92%) SAS
12 10 (0.84%) Mule
12 10 (0.84%) WebLogic Portal
13 9 (0.76%) IIS
14 7 (0.59%) GeoServer
14 7 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 6 (0.50%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.50%) Apache Qpid
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 25 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.42%) SPSS
4 4 (0.34%) LaTeX
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) Stata
5 3 (0.25%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.084%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 64 (5.37%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (4.28%) Oracle Applications
3 43 (3.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 29 (2.43%) Oracle 11i
5 21 (1.76%) Oracle BPM
5 21 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
6 14 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (1.09%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.67%) Siebel CRM
9 7 (0.59%) Demantra
9 7 (0.59%) Oracle iStore
9 7 (0.59%) SnowdropKCS
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle Cash Management
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
10 6 (0.50%) Sonata
11 5 (0.42%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.50%) PaaS
4 2 (0.17%) GitHub
4 2 (0.17%) IaaS
4 2 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.084%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.084%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.084%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.084%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.084%) Force.com
5 1 (0.084%) Office 365
5 1 (0.084%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.084%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.084%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.084%) Slack
5 1 (0.084%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.18%) LDAP
2 22 (1.85%) HTTP
3 15 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.50%) AMQP
4 6 (0.50%) Internet
4 6 (0.50%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.50%) VoIP
4 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.42%) FTP
5 5 (0.42%) Skype
5 5 (0.42%) SSH
6 4 (0.34%) Firewall
6 4 (0.34%) SNMP
7 3 (0.25%) Intranet
7 3 (0.25%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.17%) DNS
8 2 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.084%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.084%) SSL
9 1 (0.084%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 480 (40.27%) Oracle Database
2 217 (18.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 190 (15.94%) SQL Server
4 184 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 171 (14.35%) Relational Database
6 156 (13.09%) Oracle Database 12c
7 137 (11.49%) Oracle Reports
8 123 (10.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 85 (7.13%) RDBMS
10 77 (6.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 60 (5.03%) SQLPlus
12 56 (4.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 53 (4.45%) MySQL
14 42 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
16 29 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
17 26 (2.18%) Big Data
18 25 (2.10%) QlikView
18 25 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 107 (8.98%) Oracle Forms
2 95 (7.97%) JIRA
3 83 (6.96%) Git (software)
4 82 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 82 (6.88%) Oracle APEX
5 54 (4.53%) Maven
6 53 (4.45%) Subversion
7 50 (4.19%) Selenium
8 49 (4.11%) JUnit
9 47 (3.94%) Toad
10 34 (2.85%) ProC
11 33 (2.77%) Talend Open Studio
12 32 (2.68%) Mockito
13 31 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (2.18%) Visual Studio
15 24 (2.01%) JDeveloper
16 22 (1.85%) Cucumber
17 19 (1.59%) Bitbucket
18 18 (1.51%) Ant
18 18 (1.51%) TeamCity
General
1 384 (32.21%) Finance
2 132 (11.07%) Banking
3 48 (4.03%) Retail
4 40 (3.36%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.10%) Manufacturing
6 33 (2.77%) Front Office
7 21 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.59%) Marketing
9 18 (1.51%) Publishing
10 13 (1.09%) Billing
11 12 (1.01%) Back Office
12 10 (0.84%) German Language
13 8 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.59%) Games
15 6 (0.50%) General Ledger
16 5 (0.42%) Automotive
16 5 (0.42%) Electronics
16 5 (0.42%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.42%) Music Industry
17 4 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 717 (60.15%) Developer
2 326 (27.35%) Oracle Developer
3 188 (15.77%) SQL Developer
4 182 (15.27%) Java Developer
5 155 (13.00%) PL/SQL Developer
6 133 (11.16%) Analyst
7 74 (6.21%) DBA
8 72 (6.04%) Consultant
9 59 (4.95%) Senior Developer
10 52 (4.36%) Architect
11 51 (4.28%) Oracle DBA
12 45 (3.78%) Oracle Consultant
13 37 (3.10%) .NET Developer
13 37 (3.10%) Support Analyst
14 36 (3.02%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 33 (2.77%) Applications Support
15 33 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
16 31 (2.60%) C# Developer
17 30 (2.52%) Oracle Analyst
18 29 (2.43%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (19.04%) XML
2 184 (15.44%) HTML
3 145 (12.16%) Web Services
4 143 (12.00%) Spring
5 135 (11.33%) .NET
6 117 (9.82%) Hibernate
7 112 (9.40%) CSS
8 103 (8.64%) jQuery
9 81 (6.80%) J2EE
10 75 (6.29%) REST
11 61 (5.12%) JPA
12 59 (4.95%) RESTful
12 59 (4.95%) SOAP
13 57 (4.78%) AngularJS
13 57 (4.78%) JSON
14 56 (4.70%) HTML5
15 51 (4.28%) XSLT
16 49 (4.11%) Java EE
17 47 (3.94%) WCF
18 45 (3.78%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
3 37 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 29 (2.43%) Data Structures
5 26 (2.18%) Fintech
6 24 (2.01%) Derivative
6 24 (2.01%) Equities
7 22 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.09%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.09%) TWAP
9 13 (1.09%) User Experience
9 13 (1.09%) VWAP
10 11 (0.92%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.92%) Clustering
11 9 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 9 (0.76%) NHS
12 7 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 310 (26.01%) Unix
2 215 (18.04%) Linux
3 111 (9.31%) Windows
4 28 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (2.27%) Solaris
6 19 (1.59%) AIX
7 18 (1.51%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (1.26%) HPUX
10 13 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (1.09%) Windows Server
10 13 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (1.01%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.34%) VMS
13 2 (0.17%) MVS
14 1 (0.084%) Android
14 1 (0.084%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.084%) SUSE
14 1 (0.084%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (16.53%) Business Intelligence
3 160 (13.42%) ETL
4 149 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 135 (11.33%) Performance Tuning
6 120 (10.07%) SDLC
7 103 (8.64%) Scrum
8 93 (7.80%) Test Automation
9 86 (7.21%) SOA
10 85 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
11 81 (6.80%) Migration
12 77 (6.46%) MVC
13 76 (6.38%) Unit Testing
14 69 (5.79%) TDD
15 64 (5.37%) Waterfall
16 62 (5.20%) OO
17 59 (4.95%) Configuration Management
18 55 (4.61%) CRM
19 52 (4.36%) Data Analysis
19 52 (4.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1179 (98.91%) SQL
2 428 (35.91%) Java
3 228 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 176 (14.77%) Shell Script
5 124 (10.40%) C#
6 78 (6.54%) T-SQL
7 71 (5.96%) Python
8 50 (4.19%) C
8 50 (4.19%) Perl
9 38 (3.19%) C++
10 29 (2.43%) PowerShell
11 25 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 20 (1.68%) Korn
13 19 (1.59%) VB
14 16 (1.34%) VBA
15 14 (1.17%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.09%) Ruby
17 9 (0.76%) Scala
18 8 (0.67%) R
18 8 (0.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 123 (10.32%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 67 (5.62%) Degree
4 26 (2.18%) ISTQB
5 16 (1.34%) ISEB
6 15 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 15 (1.26%) Sun Certification
7 11 (0.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.34%) HND
10 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 3 (0.25%) BC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.17%) IBM Certification
12 2 (0.17%) NVQ Level 3
13 1 (0.084%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.084%) CompTIA Security+
13 1 (0.084%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.45%) QA
2 28 (2.35%) Data Quality
3 22 (1.85%) SLA
4 12 (1.01%) EMIR
5 10 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.59%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.50%) MiFID
8 5 (0.42%) HL7
8 5 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.34%) Basel II
9 4 (0.34%) FATCA
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.084%) DICOM
11 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.084%) GMP
11 1 (0.084%) IFRS
11 1 (0.084%) ISO 15022
11 1 (0.084%) TickIT
System Software
1 37 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (1.09%) Docker
3 5 (0.42%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.25%) HDFS
5 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.17%) NFS
5 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.084%) Firmware
6 1 (0.084%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.084%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.084%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (3.44%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (2.10%) Control-M
3 24 (2.01%) Data Guard
4 15 (1.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.76%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
6 6 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (0.50%) SCOM
6 6 (0.50%) vRealize
7 5 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.42%) Puppet
8 4 (0.34%) Ansible
8 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
9 2 (0.17%) Graphite
9 2 (0.17%) Kibana
9 2 (0.17%) logstash
9 2 (0.17%) MOM
9 2 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1036 (86.91%) Oracle
2 79 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 63 (5.29%) Informatica
4 39 (3.27%) Sybase
5 33 (2.77%) Talend
6 32 (2.68%) IBM
7 29 (2.43%) Red Hat
8 24 (2.01%) SAP
9 21 (1.76%) BEA
9 21 (1.76%) Siebel
10 19 (1.59%) Hyperion
11 18 (1.51%) HP
12 17 (1.43%) Cognos
13 16 (1.34%) Teradata
13 16 (1.34%) VMware
14 11 (0.92%) Tableau
15 10 (0.84%) webMethods
16 9 (0.76%) Atlassian
16 9 (0.76%) Google
17 8 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day 6 months initial (client can wait for max 4 weeks n
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
La Fosse Associates
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £440 - £490 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Gibbs S3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Networkers
Rate: £43.39 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ORC International
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £430.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Carnival UK
Rate: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £475 to £515 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Rullion
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £420 per day + £420 / Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 22 days ago