Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 241 242 248
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -58
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 919 1,152 1,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 1.12% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 2.51% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 748 721
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £347 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 22
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +36.05% -10.91%
10th Percentile £18.50 £34.30 £26.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £58.74 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -30.00% +36.05% -10.91%

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 35,035 45,912 42,610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.74% 44.64% 42.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,214 32,294 29,731
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £315 £308
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 711 681 791
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £19.18 £16.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.70% +8.00%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Top 17 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 12 November 2019. 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 +1 838 £475 +8.57% 152
UK excluding London -25 512 £425 - 118
London +47 394 £500 +11.17% 53
South East +41 238 £450 +5.88% 32
Midlands 0 70 £425 +6.25% 23
Scotland +5 58 £425 - 12
North of England +6 55 £425 +6.12% 27
South West -22 43 £475 +11.76% 7
East of England -14 38 £300 -36.84% 10
West Midlands -1 37 £409 +2.19% 10
East Midlands +11 33 £500 +17.65% 13
North West +16 28 £431 +7.81% 12
Yorkshire -2 19 £425 - 9
North East +21 8 £425 +30.77% 6
Wales +17 6 £413 -17.50% 6
Northern Ireland -12 3 - - 1
Isle of Man - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 900 (97.93%) SQL
2 775 (84.33%) Oracle
3 330 (35.91%) Oracle Database
4 316 (34.39%) Java
5 276 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (19.37%) ETL
7 176 (19.15%) Unix
8 171 (18.61%) Linux
8 171 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
9 166 (18.06%) Migration
10 165 (17.95%) Security Cleared
11 162 (17.63%) Finance
12 158 (17.19%) SQL Server
13 141 (15.34%) WebLogic
14 140 (15.23%) Data Modelling
15 135 (14.69%) XML
16 133 (14.47%) SC Cleared
17 131 (14.25%) Data Warehouse
18 126 (13.71%) Microsoft
19 122 (13.28%) Shell Script
19 122 (13.28%) JIRA
20 114 (12.40%) Oracle Database 12c
21 111 (12.08%) JavaScript
22 109 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
23 106 (11.53%) Web Services
24 102 (11.10%) Windows
25 98 (10.66%) Scrum
26 96 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
27 95 (10.34%) Confluence
27 95 (10.34%) T-SQL

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
1 141 (15.34%) WebLogic
2 95 (10.34%) Confluence
3 64 (6.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 31 (3.37%) JBoss
5 29 (3.16%) Apache
5 29 (3.16%) Tomcat
6 24 (2.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 23 (2.50%) MQSeries
8 20 (2.18%) WebSphere
9 17 (1.85%) Apache Spark
10 15 (1.63%) IIS
11 13 (1.41%) CMS
11 13 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.31%) SharePoint
13 10 (1.09%) iPlanet
14 8 (0.87%) SAS
15 7 (0.76%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
16 6 (0.65%) Jetty
16 6 (0.65%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 38 (4.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 68 (7.40%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (3.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 35 (3.81%) Oracle Receivables
4 26 (2.83%) Oracle Payables
5 21 (2.29%) Oracle Cash Management
5 21 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
6 18 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
7 15 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 15 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
8 14 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
9 13 (1.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 13 (1.41%) Oracle TCA
10 11 (1.20%) BusinessWorks
10 11 (1.20%) CSG Singleview
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle FAH
10 11 (1.20%) Oracle iProcurement
11 10 (1.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 9 (0.98%) Maximo
13 8 (0.87%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 89 (9.68%) AWS
2 71 (7.73%) Azure
3 30 (3.26%) GitHub
4 20 (2.18%) PaaS
5 17 (1.85%) Power Platform
6 14 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (1.20%) Apigee
7 11 (1.20%) SaaS
8 10 (1.09%) IBM Blueworks
8 10 (1.09%) Trello
9 9 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.76%) Google Sheets
11 6 (0.65%) GCP
12 4 (0.44%) Office 365
12 4 (0.44%) Serverless
13 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.22%) npm
15 1 (0.11%) Amazon SageMaker
15 1 (0.11%) Azure Data Factory
15 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.87%) HTTP
2 7 (0.76%) Intranet
3 6 (0.65%) Internet
3 6 (0.65%) SSH
4 3 (0.33%) SAN
4 3 (0.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.33%) WAN
5 2 (0.22%) FTP
5 2 (0.22%) SMTP
5 2 (0.22%) SSL
6 1 (0.11%) DMZ
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.11%) Modbus
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (35.91%) Oracle Database
2 158 (17.19%) SQL Server
3 131 (14.25%) Data Warehouse
4 114 (12.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 96 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 91 (9.90%) Oracle Reports
7 84 (9.14%) PostgreSQL
8 82 (8.92%) Oracle ODI
9 76 (8.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 61 (6.64%) Oracle BI EE
11 54 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 50 (5.44%) Oracle Database 10g
13 43 (4.68%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (4.57%) Relational Database
15 40 (4.35%) Big Data
16 31 (3.37%) MySQL
17 29 (3.16%) RDBMS
18 26 (2.83%) MongoDB
19 25 (2.72%) Hadoop
20 23 (2.50%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 122 (13.28%) JIRA
2 75 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 70 (7.62%) Jenkins
4 68 (7.40%) Oracle Forms
5 52 (5.66%) Maven
6 49 (5.33%) Oracle APEX
7 46 (5.01%) Selenium
8 43 (4.68%) Subversion
9 36 (3.92%) Eclipse
10 33 (3.59%) Bitbucket
11 31 (3.37%) Ant
11 31 (3.37%) Cucumber
12 26 (2.83%) Toad
13 21 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (2.18%) TeamCity
15 18 (1.96%) Gradle
15 18 (1.96%) JUnit
16 16 (1.74%) Artifactory
16 16 (1.74%) ProC
16 16 (1.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 162 (17.63%) Finance
2 91 (9.90%) Banking
3 60 (6.53%) Public Sector
4 51 (5.55%) Telecoms
5 30 (3.26%) Billing
6 25 (2.72%) Retail
7 15 (1.63%) Back Office
7 15 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.41%) Front Office
9 12 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 10 (1.09%) General Ledger
11 8 (0.87%) Electronics
11 8 (0.87%) Marketing
12 7 (0.76%) International Banking
13 5 (0.54%) Military
14 4 (0.44%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.33%) Law
15 3 (0.33%) Publishing
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 529 (57.56%) Developer
2 174 (18.93%) Oracle Developer
3 103 (11.21%) SQL Developer
4 74 (8.05%) Architect
5 69 (7.51%) DBA
6 68 (7.40%) PL/SQL Developer
7 64 (6.96%) Analyst
8 63 (6.86%) Consultant
9 61 (6.64%) Java Developer
10 49 (5.33%) Oracle DBA
11 36 (3.92%) Oracle Consultant
12 31 (3.37%) C# Developer
13 29 (3.16%) .NET Developer
13 29 (3.16%) ETL Developer
14 25 (2.72%) Senior Developer
15 22 (2.39%) Database Developer
16 21 (2.29%) C# .NET Developer
17 20 (2.18%) Data Engineer
17 20 (2.18%) Full Stack Developer
18 19 (2.07%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (14.69%) XML
2 106 (11.53%) Web Services
3 92 (10.01%) .NET
4 90 (9.79%) JSON
5 85 (9.25%) Spring
6 82 (8.92%) J2EE
7 73 (7.94%) HTML
8 71 (7.73%) Hibernate
9 55 (5.98%) REST
10 46 (5.01%) Oracle Fusion
11 44 (4.79%) AngularJS
12 43 (4.68%) CSS
13 42 (4.57%) SOAP
14 38 (4.13%) ActiveMQ
14 38 (4.13%) Apache Camel
15 36 (3.92%) JMS
15 36 (3.92%) jQuery
16 31 (3.37%) Middleware
17 30 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
18 28 (3.05%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 74 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (1.96%) Data Structures
3 16 (1.74%) NHS
4 15 (1.63%) Management Information System
5 14 (1.52%) Replication
6 13 (1.41%) Derivative
6 13 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (1.20%) User Experience
9 8 (0.87%) Clustering
9 8 (0.87%) Robotics
10 7 (0.76%) Data Centre
10 7 (0.76%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.54%) Credit Risk
11 5 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.54%) IVR
12 4 (0.44%) SCADA
12 4 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 176 (19.15%) Unix
2 171 (18.61%) Linux
3 102 (11.10%) Windows
4 27 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (2.07%) AIX
6 17 (1.85%) Solaris
7 13 (1.41%) Android
8 10 (1.09%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.98%) OpenVMS
9 9 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
9 9 (0.98%) Ubuntu
10 8 (0.87%) CentOS
11 6 (0.65%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.65%) Debian
11 6 (0.65%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.44%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (30.03%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (19.37%) ETL
3 171 (18.61%) Business Intelligence
4 166 (18.06%) Migration
5 140 (15.23%) Data Modelling
6 109 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
7 98 (10.66%) Scrum
8 93 (10.12%) Performance Tuning
9 81 (8.81%) Data Migration
10 75 (8.16%) DevOps
11 65 (7.07%) SOA
12 57 (6.20%) Test Automation
13 54 (5.88%) Analytics
14 51 (5.55%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (5.55%) SDLC
15 50 (5.44%) Software Engineering
16 48 (5.22%) Configuration Management
17 45 (4.90%) ERP
17 45 (4.90%) MVC
18 43 (4.68%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 900 (97.93%) SQL
2 316 (34.39%) Java
3 122 (13.28%) Shell Script
4 111 (12.08%) JavaScript
5 95 (10.34%) T-SQL
6 82 (8.92%) C#
7 64 (6.96%) Python
8 50 (5.44%) Perl
9 36 (3.92%) C
10 30 (3.26%) Scala
10 30 (3.26%) VB
11 29 (3.16%) Java 8
12 27 (2.94%) VBA
13 24 (2.61%) C++
14 21 (2.29%) Ruby
14 21 (2.29%) VB.NET
15 16 (1.74%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.63%) XPath
17 14 (1.52%) XQuery
18 10 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 165 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 133 (14.47%) SC Cleared
3 43 (4.68%) Degree
4 18 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.65%) MCP
9 5 (0.54%) ISEB
9 5 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.54%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.54%) OCP
10 4 (0.44%) HND
10 4 (0.44%) SAP Certification
11 3 (0.33%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.33%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.33%) PhD
12 2 (0.22%) MCSE
12 2 (0.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.24%) QA
2 37 (4.03%) Data Quality
3 13 (1.41%) MiFID
4 10 (1.09%) GDPR
5 7 (0.76%) SLA
6 5 (0.54%) PMO
7 2 (0.22%) COREP
7 2 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.22%) FINREP
7 2 (0.22%) HL7
8 1 (0.11%) CDISC
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.11%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 38 (4.13%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (1.96%) Docker
3 9 (0.98%) HDFS
4 6 (0.65%) NFS
4 6 (0.65%) OCFS2
5 3 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.11%) KVM
7 1 (0.11%) RHEV
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (3.16%) Data Guard
2 25 (2.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 23 (2.50%) Amdocs OSS
4 17 (1.85%) Puppet
5 15 (1.63%) Kubernetes
6 13 (1.41%) Ansible
6 13 (1.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 8 (0.87%) Control-M
8 7 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.76%) Kibana
9 6 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (0.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 6 (0.65%) Salt
10 5 (0.54%) Oozie
11 4 (0.44%) HP ALM
11 4 (0.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.33%) Terraform
13 2 (0.22%) Ambari
13 2 (0.22%) Mesos
Vendors
1 775 (84.33%) Oracle
2 126 (13.71%) Microsoft
3 60 (6.53%) Informatica
4 47 (5.11%) Red Hat
5 44 (4.79%) BEA
5 44 (4.79%) SAP
6 42 (4.57%) webMethods
7 31 (3.37%) Sybase
8 30 (3.26%) IBM
9 26 (2.83%) MuleSoft
10 23 (2.50%) Axway
10 23 (2.50%) Cramer
11 22 (2.39%) Google
12 18 (1.96%) Cognos
12 18 (1.96%) Tableau
13 16 (1.74%) Pega
14 12 (1.31%) Sun
14 12 (1.31%) TIBCO
15 11 (1.20%) Cloudera
15 11 (1.20%) Talend