Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 193 142
Rank change year-on-year -39 -51 -45
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1129 1422 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.38% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 3.41% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 897 1179
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £304 £295 £287
90th Percentile £600 £538 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 19
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +2.56% -12.36%
10th Percentile £25.60 £23.65 £29.17
90th Percentile £44.35 £45.53 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -11.25% -1.23% -8.99%

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 43405 41744 43261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.01% 40.44% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30457 28667 29365
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £285 £270
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 879 1061
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +17.21%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.42 £14.10
90th Percentile £52.08 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +15.38%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -44 1016 £438 +9.38% 89
UK excluding London -60 594 £400 +6.67% 63
London -24 512 £500 +11.11% 38
South East -23 190 £431 +11.29% 19
North of England -10 111 £381 +8.93% 11
Scotland -25 79 £373 +11.19% 9
East of England -2 74 £360 -7.10% 6
Midlands -60 73 £391 +4.33% 9
South West -57 53 £400 +5.26% 6
North East +51 48 £388 +24.00%
North West -26 44 £400 +14.29% 8
West Midlands -37 42 £413 +10.00% 4
East Midlands -37 30 £264 -31.85% 5
Yorkshire +5 25 £425 +16.44% 3
Wales +11 12 £425 +1.80% 1
Northern Ireland -43 4 £289 - 2

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1111 (98.41%) SQL
2 903 (79.98%) Oracle
3 404 (35.78%) Java
4 389 (34.46%) Oracle Database
5 313 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
6 294 (26.04%) Finance
7 289 (25.60%) Unix
8 238 (21.08%) Linux
9 204 (18.07%) Web Services
10 192 (17.01%) XML
11 189 (16.74%) JavaScript
12 168 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
13 164 (14.53%) Shell Script
14 163 (14.44%) ETL
15 160 (14.17%) Windows
16 157 (13.91%) Relational Database
17 155 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 150 (13.29%) SQL Server
19 145 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
20 142 (12.58%) C#
21 140 (12.40%) .NET
22 136 (12.05%) Data Modelling
23 135 (11.96%) HTML
24 130 (11.51%) Oracle Database 12c
25 128 (11.34%) Banking
26 122 (10.81%) Spring
27 118 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
28 114 (10.10%) Migration
29 113 (10.01%) Oracle Reports
30 110 (9.74%) 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
1 105 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 90 (7.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 87 (7.71%) JBoss
4 50 (4.43%) Confluence
5 49 (4.34%) Oracle Workflow
6 38 (3.37%) Tomcat
7 32 (2.83%) Apache
8 30 (2.66%) WebSphere
9 25 (2.21%) Apache Spark
10 22 (1.95%) GlassFish
11 20 (1.77%) Liferay
12 19 (1.68%) SAS
13 17 (1.51%) WildFly
14 14 (1.24%) IIS
15 11 (0.97%) Mule
16 9 (0.80%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.71%) Tuxedo
17 8 (0.71%) WebSphere Portal
18 5 (0.44%) Umbraco
19 4 (0.35%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 46 (4.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (0.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.089%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.089%) LaTeX
5 1 (0.089%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.089%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (5.76%) Oracle EBS
2 34 (3.01%) Oracle Receivables
3 33 (2.92%) Oracle EBS R12
4 27 (2.39%) Oracle Payables
5 23 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
6 22 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
7 14 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
7 14 (1.24%) Oracle iProcurement
8 13 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
8 13 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 13 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle Assets
9 12 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
10 10 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 8 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
12 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payroll
12 5 (0.44%) Siebel CRM
13 4 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
13 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 39 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.21%) PaaS
3 20 (1.77%) SaaS
4 17 (1.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (1.24%) IaaS
5 14 (1.24%) OpenShift
6 7 (0.62%) Taleo
7 5 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.35%) Boomi
9 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 3 (0.27%) GitHub
9 3 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.27%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 2 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
10 2 (0.18%) Route 53
10 2 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.37%) LDAP
2 24 (2.13%) DNS
3 22 (1.95%) OpenLDAP
4 21 (1.86%) SSH
5 20 (1.77%) HTTP
6 17 (1.51%) Firewall
7 11 (0.97%) FTP
7 11 (0.97%) SMS
7 11 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.89%) SSL
9 6 (0.53%) Network Security
10 5 (0.44%) AMQP
11 3 (0.27%) Skype
11 3 (0.27%) VPN
12 2 (0.18%) IMAP
12 2 (0.18%) Internet
12 2 (0.18%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.18%) POP3
12 2 (0.18%) RTP
13 1 (0.089%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (34.46%) Oracle Database
2 157 (13.91%) Relational Database
3 155 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 150 (13.29%) SQL Server
5 145 (12.84%) Data Warehouse
6 130 (11.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 113 (10.01%) Oracle Reports
8 93 (8.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 76 (6.73%) RDBMS
10 65 (5.76%) Big Data
11 56 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 53 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
13 48 (4.25%) NoSQL
14 42 (3.72%) Oracle BI EE
15 38 (3.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 34 (3.01%) MongoDB
17 32 (2.83%) Oracle ODI
18 31 (2.75%) SQLPlus
19 28 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (2.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 94 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 93 (8.24%) JIRA
3 92 (8.15%) Subversion
4 88 (7.79%) Maven
5 76 (6.73%) Jenkins
6 73 (6.47%) JUnit
7 65 (5.76%) Oracle Forms
8 41 (3.63%) Toad
9 36 (3.19%) Ant
10 34 (3.01%) Eclipse
11 31 (2.75%) Oracle APEX
12 30 (2.66%) Selenium
12 30 (2.66%) SoapUI
13 28 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 25 (2.21%) Talend Open Studio
15 23 (2.04%) TeamCity
16 21 (1.86%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.86%) Mockito
17 20 (1.77%) ProC
18 19 (1.68%) IntelliJ
General
1 294 (26.04%) Finance
2 128 (11.34%) Banking
3 43 (3.81%) Retail
4 37 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 24 (2.13%) Front Office
7 22 (1.95%) Marketing
8 21 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.51%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.24%) General Ledger
11 11 (0.97%) Publishing
12 7 (0.62%) Back Office
12 7 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.53%) Retail Banking
14 5 (0.44%) Billing
14 5 (0.44%) Electronics
14 5 (0.44%) Legal
15 4 (0.35%) Games
16 2 (0.18%) Local Government
16 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 637 (56.42%) Developer
2 234 (20.73%) Oracle Developer
3 155 (13.73%) Java Developer
4 149 (13.20%) SQL Developer
5 115 (10.19%) Analyst
5 115 (10.19%) PL/SQL Developer
6 80 (7.09%) Architect
7 76 (6.73%) Consultant
8 68 (6.02%) DBA
9 64 (5.67%) Oracle DBA
10 61 (5.40%) Senior Developer
11 52 (4.61%) Applications Support
12 39 (3.45%) C# Developer
13 38 (3.37%) Oracle Consultant
14 36 (3.19%) .NET Developer
15 35 (3.10%) ETL Developer
16 30 (2.66%) Support Analyst
17 26 (2.30%) Support Engineer
18 23 (2.04%) Oracle Analyst
19 21 (1.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (18.07%) Web Services
2 192 (17.01%) XML
3 140 (12.40%) .NET
4 135 (11.96%) HTML
5 122 (10.81%) Spring
6 94 (8.33%) J2EE
7 93 (8.24%) jQuery
8 86 (7.62%) CSS
8 86 (7.62%) Hibernate
9 81 (7.17%) JSON
10 76 (6.73%) SOAP
11 74 (6.55%) REST
12 67 (5.93%) RESTful
13 65 (5.76%) AngularJS
14 57 (5.05%) HTML5
15 55 (4.87%) JMS
16 45 (3.99%) JPA
17 39 (3.45%) JSF
17 39 (3.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
18 36 (3.19%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 118 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (1.95%) Computer Science
4 20 (1.77%) Data Structures
5 18 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (1.42%) Equities
7 15 (1.33%) Derivative
7 15 (1.33%) User Experience
8 13 (1.15%) Market Risk
9 12 (1.06%) Reference Data
10 11 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 11 (0.97%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.89%) Clustering
11 10 (0.89%) Management Information System
11 10 (0.89%) OTC Derivatives
12 9 (0.80%) Fintech
12 9 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (0.80%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 289 (25.60%) Unix
2 238 (21.08%) Linux
3 160 (14.17%) Windows
4 41 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 39 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (2.39%) Windows XP
7 26 (2.30%) AIX
8 14 (1.24%) HPUX
9 11 (0.97%) Solaris
10 7 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.53%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.44%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.35%) Android
13 4 (0.35%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 2 (0.18%) CentOS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.089%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
3 163 (14.44%) ETL
4 136 (12.05%) Data Modelling
5 114 (10.10%) Migration
6 104 (9.21%) Scrum
7 94 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 94 (8.33%) SOA
8 90 (7.97%) Continuous Integration
8 90 (7.97%) Unit Testing
9 80 (7.09%) DevOps
10 72 (6.38%) Data Migration
10 72 (6.38%) SDLC
11 65 (5.76%) TDD
12 63 (5.58%) MVC
12 63 (5.58%) Workflow
13 59 (5.23%) Test Automation
13 59 (5.23%) Web Development
14 58 (5.14%) OO
15 57 (5.05%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1111 (98.41%) SQL
2 404 (35.78%) Java
3 189 (16.74%) JavaScript
4 164 (14.53%) Shell Script
5 142 (12.58%) C#
6 94 (8.33%) Python
7 86 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 77 (6.82%) Perl
9 53 (4.69%) C
10 38 (3.37%) VBA
11 28 (2.48%) XPath
12 23 (2.04%) C++
13 22 (1.95%) Ruby
14 19 (1.68%) VB
15 18 (1.59%) Korn
16 17 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 17 (1.51%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.51%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.24%) Scala
18 13 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (9.74%) Security Cleared
2 63 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 39 (3.45%) Degree
4 30 (2.66%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.97%) ISEB
5 11 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (0.44%) HND
9 4 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
12 1 (0.089%) BC Cleared
12 1 (0.089%) CESG Certified Professional
12 1 (0.089%) OCP
12 1 (0.089%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (4.34%) Data Quality
2 45 (3.99%) QA
3 13 (1.15%) MiFID
4 12 (1.06%) SLA
5 5 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.35%) GDPR
7 3 (0.27%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) Basel II
8 2 (0.18%) Basel III
8 2 (0.18%) COREP
8 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
8 2 (0.18%) HL7
8 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.089%) CDISC
9 1 (0.089%) GxP
9 1 (0.089%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.089%) Solvency II
System Software
1 48 (4.25%) Oracle RAC
2 45 (3.99%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.95%) NFS
4 20 (1.77%) Oracle Clusterware
5 18 (1.59%) Docker
5 18 (1.59%) HDFS
6 15 (1.33%) Apache Flume
7 6 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (0.35%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.27%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.18%) Firmware
10 2 (0.18%) GlusterFS
10 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.18%) SRDF
11 1 (0.089%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.089%) Xen
Systems Management
1 47 (4.16%) Data Guard
2 44 (3.90%) Oracle RMAN
3 25 (2.21%) Control-M
4 23 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 20 (1.77%) Oracle Flashback
6 17 (1.51%) Ansible
7 15 (1.33%) Ambari
7 15 (1.33%) Oozie
8 13 (1.15%) Puppet
9 11 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (0.89%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.89%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.71%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 4 (0.35%) Nagios
12 4 (0.35%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.18%) Dollar Universe
14 2 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.18%) Oracle Statspack
14 2 (0.18%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 903 (79.98%) Oracle
2 90 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 58 (5.14%) Informatica
4 50 (4.43%) Red Hat
5 49 (4.34%) IBM
6 34 (3.01%) HP
7 32 (2.83%) Sybase
8 25 (2.21%) Atlassian
8 25 (2.21%) Talend
9 22 (1.95%) SAP
10 18 (1.59%) Tableau
11 15 (1.33%) Teradata
12 11 (0.97%) Cognos
12 11 (0.97%) Solace
13 10 (0.89%) VMware
14 9 (0.80%) Micro Focus
15 8 (0.71%) Google
15 8 (0.71%) webMethods
16 7 (0.62%) Capita
16 7 (0.62%) Fujitsu