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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 163 110
Rank change year-on-year -12 -53  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 667 846 1106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.44% 1.51% 1.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 3.96% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 580 665
Median daily rate £425 £400 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.13% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.02 £37.30 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.95 £46.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 19173 21356 21138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.41% 38.21% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13180 14664 13707
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 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 469 443
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.00 £19.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -18 596 £426 +6.37% 135
London +7 246 £475 +2.15% 60
South East +5 140 £395 +5.33% 28
Surrey +35 53 £363 -9.37% 1
City of London -4 49 £550 +10.00% 20
North West +4 43 £389 +7.24% 8
East of England +18 42 £447 +23.31% 10
South West +13 40 £425 +13.33% 6
East Midlands -11 31 £275 -31.25% 3
West Midlands -25 31 £400 -10.26% 9
Scotland +14 28 £381 +5.17% 11
Hampshire 0 28 £438 +16.66% 8
Redhill - 20 £363 - 1
Berkshire +20 19 £378 -16.11% 4
Edinburgh +9 19 £375 -3.84% 7
Essex -4 18 £450 +33.33% 1
Wales +8 14 £300 +4.34% 3
Belfast -14 14 £375 - 1
Northern Ireland -16 14 £375 - 3
County Antrim -18 14 £375 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 14 £458 -
Cheshire +25 13 £475 +26.66% 2
Birmingham +11 13 £480 +19.87% 2
Wiltshire +10 13 £438 +10.41% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 13 £334 -14.96% 2
West Sussex +13 12 £505 +22.42% 5
Nottingham +1 12 £368 -6.36% 2
Yorkshire -7 12 £375 +7.14% 11
Oxfordshire -14 12 £475 +26.66% 2
South Wales +8 11 £300 +4.34% 2

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1192 (98.92%) SQL
2 1060 (87.97%) Oracle
3 494 (41.00%) Oracle Database
4 447 (37.10%) Java
5 375 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
6 373 (30.95%) Finance
7 320 (26.56%) Unix
8 242 (20.08%) XML
9 224 (18.59%) JavaScript
10 216 (17.93%) Linux
10 216 (17.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 205 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
12 195 (16.18%) SQL Server
13 186 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
14 178 (14.77%) HTML
15 175 (14.52%) Shell Script
16 155 (12.86%) Spring
17 151 (12.53%) Oracle Database 12c
18 146 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
18 146 (12.12%) ETL
19 145 (12.03%) Relational Database
20 142 (11.78%) Web Services
21 141 (11.70%) Data Modelling
22 140 (11.62%) Banking
23 137 (11.37%) Oracle Database 10g
24 132 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
25 129 (10.71%) Hibernate
26 128 (10.62%) Security Cleared
27 125 (10.37%) WebLogic
28 115 (9.54%) .NET

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
1 125 (10.37%) WebLogic
2 104 (8.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 52 (4.32%) JBoss
4 39 (3.24%) Confluence
5 37 (3.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 31 (2.57%) Tomcat
7 24 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 21 (1.74%) Apache
9 13 (1.08%) WebLogic Portal
10 12 (1.00%) Oracle Application Server
11 11 (0.91%) IIS
11 11 (0.91%) Tuxedo
12 9 (0.75%) Mule
12 9 (0.75%) SAS
13 8 (0.66%) Apache Spark
14 7 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 6 (0.50%) Apache Qpid
15 6 (0.50%) GeoServer
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
15 6 (0.50%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 31 (2.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.66%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.33%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.25%) S-PLUS
7 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.083%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.083%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 56 (4.65%) Oracle EBS
2 51 (4.23%) Oracle Applications
3 39 (3.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (2.16%) Oracle 11i
5 21 (1.74%) Oracle BPM
6 17 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
7 13 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
8 10 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
9 8 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 7 (0.58%) Demantra
10 7 (0.58%) SnowdropKCS
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
11 6 (0.50%) Sonata
12 5 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
13 4 (0.33%) Global One
13 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
14 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.50%) PaaS
4 2 (0.17%) GitHub
4 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.17%) IaaS
4 2 (0.17%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.17%) SaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Slack
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.083%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.083%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.083%) Force.com
5 1 (0.083%) Office 365
5 1 (0.083%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.07%) LDAP
2 24 (1.99%) HTTP
3 12 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (0.75%) Firewall
5 8 (0.66%) FTP
6 7 (0.58%) DNS
7 6 (0.50%) AMQP
7 6 (0.50%) SSH
7 6 (0.50%) VoIP
7 6 (0.50%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.41%) Internet
8 5 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
9 4 (0.33%) Intranet
10 3 (0.25%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.25%) SAN
10 3 (0.25%) Skype
10 3 (0.25%) SNMP
11 2 (0.17%) NAS
11 2 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (41.00%) Oracle Database
2 216 (17.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 195 (16.18%) SQL Server
4 186 (15.44%) Data Warehouse
5 151 (12.53%) Oracle Database 12c
6 146 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
7 145 (12.03%) Relational Database
8 137 (11.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 72 (5.98%) Oracle BI EE
10 64 (5.31%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 62 (5.15%) RDBMS
12 51 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
13 49 (4.07%) MySQL
13 49 (4.07%) SQLPlus
14 45 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 30 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
16 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 101 (8.38%) JIRA
2 99 (8.22%) Oracle Forms
3 93 (7.72%) Oracle APEX
4 90 (7.47%) Git (software)
5 86 (7.14%) Jenkins
6 64 (5.31%) Subversion
7 59 (4.90%) Maven
8 55 (4.56%) JUnit
9 53 (4.40%) Selenium
10 43 (3.57%) Toad
11 33 (2.74%) Mockito
12 30 (2.49%) TeamCity
13 29 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
14 24 (1.99%) Ant
14 24 (1.99%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.99%) ProC
15 22 (1.83%) Bitbucket
16 19 (1.58%) JDeveloper
16 19 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (1.49%) HP UFT
General
1 373 (30.95%) Finance
2 140 (11.62%) Banking
3 47 (3.90%) Retail
4 43 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 40 (3.32%) Manufacturing
6 32 (2.66%) Front Office
7 27 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.49%) Back Office
9 16 (1.33%) Marketing
9 16 (1.33%) Publishing
10 13 (1.08%) Billing
11 12 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.75%) German Language
13 8 (0.66%) Electronics
13 8 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.50%) Automotive
14 6 (0.50%) General Ledger
15 5 (0.41%) Games
15 5 (0.41%) Legal
16 4 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 701 (58.17%) Developer
2 313 (25.98%) Oracle Developer
3 188 (15.60%) SQL Developer
4 177 (14.69%) Java Developer
5 150 (12.45%) PL/SQL Developer
6 135 (11.20%) Analyst
7 79 (6.56%) Consultant
7 79 (6.56%) DBA
8 68 (5.64%) Architect
9 58 (4.81%) Senior Developer
10 56 (4.65%) Oracle DBA
11 47 (3.90%) Oracle Consultant
12 41 (3.40%) Applications Support
13 37 (3.07%) Support Analyst
14 36 (2.99%) Applications Developer
14 36 (2.99%) Senior Java Developer
15 31 (2.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
16 28 (2.32%) Oracle Analyst
17 27 (2.24%) Business Analyst
18 26 (2.16%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (20.08%) XML
2 178 (14.77%) HTML
3 155 (12.86%) Spring
4 142 (11.78%) Web Services
5 129 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 115 (9.54%) .NET
7 114 (9.46%) CSS
8 95 (7.88%) jQuery
9 89 (7.39%) J2EE
10 77 (6.39%) REST
11 67 (5.56%) XSLT
12 66 (5.48%) SOAP
13 60 (4.98%) RESTful
14 59 (4.90%) JSON
15 57 (4.73%) Java EE
15 57 (4.73%) JPA
16 51 (4.23%) AngularJS
17 48 (3.98%) JMS
17 48 (3.98%) JSP
18 47 (3.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 77 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (3.32%) Computer Science
3 34 (2.82%) Data Structures
4 33 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (2.07%) Fintech
6 23 (1.91%) Derivative
7 21 (1.74%) Equities
8 17 (1.41%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.41%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (1.33%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.08%) Clustering
11 12 (1.00%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (0.83%) Replication
13 10 (0.83%) TWAP
13 10 (0.83%) VWAP
14 9 (0.75%) User Experience
15 8 (0.66%) Reference Data
16 7 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 320 (26.56%) Unix
2 216 (17.93%) Linux
3 102 (8.46%) Windows
4 34 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (1.91%) Solaris
6 20 (1.66%) AIX
6 20 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 17 (1.41%) Windows Server
9 16 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (1.16%) HPUX
10 14 (1.16%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.08%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.33%) SUSE
12 4 (0.33%) VMS
12 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.17%) MVS
13 2 (0.17%) Tru64
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (17.01%) Business Intelligence
3 146 (12.12%) ETL
4 141 (11.70%) Data Modelling
5 132 (10.95%) Performance Tuning
6 114 (9.46%) Scrum
6 114 (9.46%) SDLC
7 105 (8.71%) SOA
8 92 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
9 82 (6.80%) Migration
10 75 (6.22%) TDD
11 73 (6.06%) OO
12 72 (5.98%) Unit Testing
13 67 (5.56%) Waterfall
14 66 (5.48%) MVC
15 60 (4.98%) Configuration Management
16 52 (4.32%) CRM
17 51 (4.23%) Mentoring
18 50 (4.15%) Analytics
19 49 (4.07%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1192 (98.92%) SQL
2 447 (37.10%) Java
3 224 (18.59%) JavaScript
4 175 (14.52%) Shell Script
5 108 (8.96%) C#
6 93 (7.72%) T-SQL
7 70 (5.81%) Python
8 55 (4.56%) Perl
9 41 (3.40%) C
10 39 (3.24%) PowerShell
11 37 (3.07%) C++
12 27 (2.24%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.66%) Korn
14 19 (1.58%) VBA
15 15 (1.24%) ActionScript
16 14 (1.16%) VB
17 13 (1.08%) Ruby
17 13 (1.08%) VB.NET
18 11 (0.91%) Groovy
19 9 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 128 (10.62%) Security Cleared
2 98 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 61 (5.06%) Degree
4 24 (1.99%) Sun Certification
5 23 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 17 (1.41%) ISEB
7 14 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 12 (1.00%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.33%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.25%) HND
12 3 (0.25%) OCP
13 2 (0.17%) IBM Certification
13 2 (0.17%) MCITP
13 2 (0.17%) NVQ Level 3
14 1 (0.083%) CCIE
14 1 (0.083%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.90%) QA
2 29 (2.41%) SLA
3 24 (1.99%) Data Quality
4 12 (1.00%) EMIR
4 12 (1.00%) SDET
5 9 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.50%) MiFID
8 5 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.33%) Basel II
9 4 (0.33%) HL7
10 2 (0.17%) FATCA
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.17%) ISO20022
10 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.083%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.083%) IFRS
11 1 (0.083%) ISO15022
11 1 (0.083%) TickIT
System Software
1 51 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (1.16%) Docker
3 7 (0.58%) NFS
4 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (0.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.25%) HDFS
6 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
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%) Time Sharing Option
8 1 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 45 (3.73%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (2.07%) Data Guard
3 24 (1.99%) Control-M
4 13 (1.08%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 12 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (0.83%) SCOM
7 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 6 (0.50%) Ansible
8 6 (0.50%) Puppet
9 5 (0.41%) Kubernetes
9 5 (0.41%) vRealize
10 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.25%) MOM
12 2 (0.17%) Graphite
12 2 (0.17%) Kibana
12 2 (0.17%) logstash
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 1060 (87.97%) Oracle
2 69 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 64 (5.31%) Informatica
4 43 (3.57%) Sybase
5 42 (3.49%) SAP
6 39 (3.24%) IBM
7 36 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 31 (2.57%) BEA
9 29 (2.41%) Talend
10 21 (1.74%) HP
11 17 (1.41%) Teradata
11 17 (1.41%) VMware
12 16 (1.33%) Hyperion
12 16 (1.33%) Siebel
13 14 (1.16%) Adobe
13 14 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.16%) webMethods
14 12 (1.00%) Cognos
15 11 (0.91%) Google
15 11 (0.91%) Pega
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Avance Consulting
Rate: From £0 to £0 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Cloud Computing International
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wirral, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £340 - £390 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £400 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £33,800 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,500 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago