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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 163 109
Rank change year-on-year -31 -54  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 598 794 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.31% 1.47% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.19% 3.86% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 540 622
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 £295 £309 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 12
Median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.89 £44.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.00 £46.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +12.82%  

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 18757 20594 19950
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.20% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12916 14137 12939
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £557
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 469 411
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £19.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 March 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 -27 536 £425 +6.25% 121
London -9 215 £475 +5.55% 37
South East -6 114 £400 +6.66% 28
South West +20 46 £425 +13.33% 9
City of London +1 46 £550 +11.39% 11
Surrey +21 44 £363 -9.37% 14
East Midlands +3 43 £154 -57.14% 4
North West +7 39 £395 +12.85% 11
West Midlands -27 32 £400 -9.39% 4
Scotland +8 28 £375 -3.22% 5
East of England +12 26 £450 - 14
Hampshire +6 21 £463 +32.14% 8
Edinburgh +15 17 £350 -17.64% 2
Berkshire +22 16 £378 -6.79%
Manchester +10 16 £325 -1.51% 7
Redhill - 16 £366 - 8
Nottinghamshire -2 15 £305 -12.85% 3
Wales +7 14 £300 +4.34% 2
Derbyshire - 14 £145 -
Wiltshire +12 13 £432 +1.58% 7
Gloucestershire +8 13 £425 -13.92%
Birmingham +4 13 £480 +23.74% 1
Nottingham -9 13 £339 -3.21% 3
Yorkshire -20 13 £375 +7.14% 13
Cheshire +30 11 £475 +26.66% 1
South Wales +13 11 £300 +4.34% 2
West Sussex +8 11 £505 +22.42%
Milton Keynes +3 11 £363 +20.83%
Buckinghamshire 0 11 £363 +20.83%
Essex -8 9 £490 +8.88% 4

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1195 (99.09%) SQL
2 1037 (85.99%) Oracle
3 479 (39.72%) Oracle Database
4 430 (35.66%) Java
5 378 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
6 370 (30.68%) Finance
7 339 (28.11%) Unix
8 242 (20.07%) XML
9 226 (18.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 218 (18.08%) Linux
11 214 (17.74%) JavaScript
11 214 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
12 204 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
13 193 (16.00%) Shell Script
14 190 (15.75%) SQL Server
15 159 (13.18%) Data Modelling
16 157 (13.02%) HTML
17 154 (12.77%) ETL
18 153 (12.69%) Oracle Database 10g
19 146 (12.11%) Oracle Reports
20 143 (11.86%) Spring
21 138 (11.44%) Banking
22 132 (10.95%) Oracle Database 12c
23 130 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
23 130 (10.78%) Web Services
24 126 (10.45%) Scrum
24 126 (10.45%) Relational Database
25 124 (10.28%) Hibernate
26 122 (10.12%) Security Cleared
27 119 (9.87%) WebLogic

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
1 119 (9.87%) WebLogic
2 102 (8.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 46 (3.81%) Confluence
3 46 (3.81%) JBoss
4 42 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
5 32 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 28 (2.32%) WebSphere
7 20 (1.66%) Apache
8 14 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
9 12 (1.00%) Tuxedo
10 11 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
11 10 (0.83%) IIS
12 9 (0.75%) Apache Spark
13 8 (0.66%) SAS
14 7 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.50%) Apache Qpid
15 6 (0.50%) GeoServer
15 6 (0.50%) Mule
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
16 5 (0.41%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 32 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.82%) MS Office
3 18 (1.49%) MS Project
4 6 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.17%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.083%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.083%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 60 (4.98%) Oracle Applications
1 60 (4.98%) Oracle EBS
2 43 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (2.16%) Oracle 11i
4 20 (1.66%) Oracle BPM
5 16 (1.33%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
7 12 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
8 10 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.58%) Demantra
9 7 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
9 7 (0.58%) SnowdropKCS
9 7 (0.58%) Sonata
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
10 6 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle HRMS
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payroll
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.50%) PaaS
4 4 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.17%) IaaS
6 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.17%) Route 53
6 2 (0.17%) SaaS
6 2 (0.17%) Slack
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.083%) GitHub
7 1 (0.083%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.82%) HTTP
2 18 (1.49%) LDAP
3 12 (1.00%) Firewall
3 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.83%) DNS
5 9 (0.75%) FTP
6 8 (0.66%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (0.66%) SSH
7 6 (0.50%) AMQP
7 6 (0.50%) VoIP
7 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.41%) Internet
8 5 (0.41%) Intranet
8 5 (0.41%) Kerberos
9 4 (0.33%) SSL
9 4 (0.33%) VPN
10 3 (0.25%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.25%) SAN
10 3 (0.25%) Skype
11 2 (0.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 479 (39.72%) Oracle Database
2 226 (18.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 204 (16.92%) Data Warehouse
4 190 (15.75%) SQL Server
5 153 (12.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 146 (12.11%) Oracle Reports
7 132 (10.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 126 (10.45%) Relational Database
9 64 (5.31%) Oracle BI EE
10 62 (5.14%) BusinessObjects
10 62 (5.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 53 (4.39%) RDBMS
12 46 (3.81%) SQLPlus
13 42 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (3.15%) MySQL
15 32 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
16 30 (2.49%) SQL Server 2012
17 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
18 25 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 106 (8.79%) JIRA
2 100 (8.29%) Oracle Forms
3 87 (7.21%) Git (software)
4 83 (6.88%) Oracle APEX
5 80 (6.63%) Jenkins
6 66 (5.47%) Subversion
7 64 (5.31%) Maven
8 53 (4.39%) JUnit
9 52 (4.31%) Selenium
10 45 (3.73%) Toad
11 30 (2.49%) TeamCity
12 29 (2.40%) Mockito
13 28 (2.32%) Ant
14 23 (1.91%) Cucumber
15 22 (1.82%) JDeveloper
16 21 (1.74%) Bitbucket
17 19 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (1.49%) HP UFT
19 17 (1.41%) SoapUI
20 16 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 370 (30.68%) Finance
2 138 (11.44%) Banking
3 43 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 43 (3.57%) Retail
4 40 (3.32%) Investment Banking
5 31 (2.57%) Front Office
6 30 (2.49%) Telecoms
7 25 (2.07%) Back Office
8 15 (1.24%) Marketing
9 14 (1.16%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.08%) Publishing
11 12 (1.00%) Billing
12 10 (0.83%) Electronics
13 9 (0.75%) German Language
14 8 (0.66%) Advertising
15 7 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.50%) Automotive
16 6 (0.50%) Legal
17 5 (0.41%) Games
17 5 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 698 (57.88%) Developer
2 314 (26.04%) Oracle Developer
3 191 (15.84%) SQL Developer
4 162 (13.43%) Java Developer
5 150 (12.44%) PL/SQL Developer
6 135 (11.19%) Analyst
7 83 (6.88%) Consultant
8 80 (6.63%) DBA
9 70 (5.80%) Architect
10 64 (5.31%) Senior Developer
11 59 (4.89%) Oracle DBA
12 48 (3.98%) Oracle Consultant
13 41 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
14 40 (3.32%) Applications Support
15 39 (3.23%) Support Analyst
16 38 (3.15%) ETL Developer
17 35 (2.90%) Applications Developer
18 29 (2.40%) SQL Analyst
19 28 (2.32%) Oracle Analyst
20 27 (2.24%) Informatica Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (20.07%) XML
2 157 (13.02%) HTML
3 143 (11.86%) Spring
4 130 (10.78%) Web Services
5 124 (10.28%) Hibernate
6 108 (8.96%) .NET
7 98 (8.13%) J2EE
8 95 (7.88%) CSS
9 85 (7.05%) jQuery
10 77 (6.38%) SOAP
11 76 (6.30%) REST
12 64 (5.31%) XSLT
13 60 (4.98%) JSON
14 54 (4.48%) Java EE
14 54 (4.48%) JMS
15 50 (4.15%) RESTful
16 48 (3.98%) Ajax
16 48 (3.98%) JPA
17 46 (3.81%) EJB
17 46 (3.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.40%) Computer Science
3 32 (2.65%) Data Structures
4 25 (2.07%) Fintech
5 22 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.58%) Equities
7 18 (1.49%) Derivative
7 18 (1.49%) Mainframe
8 17 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.33%) Algorithms
10 14 (1.16%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.16%) Replication
11 13 (1.08%) Clustering
11 13 (1.08%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.83%) Client/Server
13 9 (0.75%) TWAP
13 9 (0.75%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.75%) VWAP
14 7 (0.58%) Data Centre
14 7 (0.58%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 339 (28.11%) Unix
2 218 (18.08%) Linux
3 98 (8.13%) Windows
4 39 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.66%) AIX
5 20 (1.66%) Solaris
5 20 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.33%) Windows Server
8 15 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.16%) Windows 7
10 13 (1.08%) HPUX
10 13 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.33%) SUSE
13 4 (0.33%) VMS
14 3 (0.25%) CentOS
14 3 (0.25%) MVS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (31.34%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
3 159 (13.18%) Data Modelling
4 154 (12.77%) ETL
5 130 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
6 126 (10.45%) Scrum
7 110 (9.12%) SDLC
8 104 (8.62%) SOA
9 83 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (6.88%) Migration
10 74 (6.14%) Waterfall
11 73 (6.05%) OO
11 73 (6.05%) Unit Testing
12 63 (5.22%) Configuration Management
13 59 (4.89%) TDD
14 55 (4.56%) Workflow
15 52 (4.31%) Analytics
16 51 (4.23%) Data Analysis
17 49 (4.06%) CRM
18 48 (3.98%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 1195 (99.09%) SQL
2 430 (35.66%) Java
3 214 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 193 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 97 (8.04%) C#
6 80 (6.63%) T-SQL
7 62 (5.14%) Python
8 54 (4.48%) Perl
9 35 (2.90%) PowerShell
10 32 (2.65%) C++
11 31 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.49%) C
13 23 (1.91%) Korn
14 18 (1.49%) VBA
15 15 (1.24%) ActionScript
16 13 (1.08%) Ruby
16 13 (1.08%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.00%) VB
18 10 (0.83%) Groovy
18 10 (0.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 122 (10.12%) Security Cleared
2 96 (7.96%) SC Cleared
3 65 (5.39%) Degree
4 25 (2.07%) Sun Certification
5 20 (1.66%) ISEB
6 19 (1.58%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.00%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
9 8 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.33%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.25%) MCITP
12 3 (0.25%) OCP
13 2 (0.17%) HND
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.17%) NVQ Level 3
14 1 (0.083%) CCIE
14 1 (0.083%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.80%) QA
2 28 (2.32%) SLA
3 23 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.91%) SDET
5 8 (0.66%) MiFID
6 7 (0.58%) Basel II
6 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.41%) EMIR
9 3 (0.25%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.25%) PMO
10 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
10 2 (0.17%) FATCA
10 2 (0.17%) HL7
10 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.083%) IFRS
11 1 (0.083%) ISO15022
System Software
1 44 (3.65%) Oracle RAC
2 16 (1.33%) Docker
3 10 (0.83%) NFS
4 8 (0.66%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (0.41%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.25%) HDFS
7 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.17%) LXC
7 2 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.17%) vSphere
8 1 (0.083%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.083%) Firmware
8 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 44 (3.65%) Oracle RMAN
2 26 (2.16%) Control-M
3 25 (2.07%) Data Guard
4 13 (1.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 11 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.83%) SCOM
7 8 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.58%) Ansible
8 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
8 7 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.41%) Nagios
9 5 (0.41%) Puppet
9 5 (0.41%) vRealize
10 4 (0.33%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.25%) MOM
12 2 (0.17%) Graphite
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Flashback
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
12 2 (0.17%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 1037 (85.99%) Oracle
2 82 (6.80%) Informatica
3 70 (5.80%) Microsoft
4 50 (4.15%) SAP
5 40 (3.32%) IBM
5 40 (3.32%) Red Hat
6 39 (3.23%) Sybase
7 30 (2.49%) BEA
8 23 (1.91%) HP
8 23 (1.91%) Teradata
9 18 (1.49%) VMware
9 18 (1.49%) webMethods
10 16 (1.33%) Tableau
11 15 (1.24%) Hyperion
11 15 (1.24%) Siebel
11 15 (1.24%) Talend
12 14 (1.16%) Adobe
12 14 (1.16%) Pega
13 13 (1.08%) Google
13 13 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
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London
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Rate: £475 - £520 per day
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
LEXSTRA
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
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Fareham, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
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Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Hampshire
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Rate: Negotiable
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Channel 3 Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Preston
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Square One Resources
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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