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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 145 126
Rank change year-on-year -54 -19  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 592 941 998
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.26% 1.75% 1.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 4.50% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 599 609
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 £303 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.29 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.47% +14.28%  

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 19720 20910 21020
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.86% 38.83% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26328 28996 26859
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 £310 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 797 908 915
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £14.43 £18.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £52.50 £51.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 11 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 28 June 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 -77 498 £437 +9.31% 104
UK excluding London -63 341 £388 +3.33% 78
London -22 236 £450 - 38
South East -18 99 £438 +9.37% 14
Scotland +43 48 £375 +3.44% 11
North of England -61 48 £375 +7.14% 22
Midlands -48 41 £450 +7.14% 11
South West -18 37 £388 -0.64% 10
East of England -16 31 £434 +27.50% 9
Wales +9 22 £368 -5.16% 1
Northern Ireland -41 15 £289 -24.19%

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 1159 (98.81%) SQL
2 1004 (85.59%) Oracle
3 478 (40.75%) Oracle Database
4 417 (35.55%) Java
5 364 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
6 349 (29.75%) Finance
7 302 (25.75%) Unix
8 228 (19.44%) Linux
9 226 (19.27%) JavaScript
10 217 (18.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 208 (17.73%) XML
12 190 (16.20%) HTML
13 187 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
14 180 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
14 180 (15.35%) SQL Server
14 180 (15.35%) Relational Database
15 176 (15.00%) Shell Script
16 165 (14.07%) ETL
17 163 (13.90%) Data Modelling
18 160 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
19 157 (13.38%) Web Services
20 156 (13.30%) Spring
21 151 (12.87%) .NET
22 143 (12.19%) C#
23 139 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
24 127 (10.83%) Windows
24 127 (10.83%) Banking
25 125 (10.66%) Oracle Database 10g
26 124 (10.57%) SDLC
27 123 (10.49%) Hibernate

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
1 103 (8.78%) WebLogic
2 79 (6.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 57 (4.86%) JBoss
4 39 (3.32%) Confluence
5 33 (2.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 22 (1.88%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.53%) Apache
8 17 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 16 (1.36%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.36%) Mule
10 12 (1.02%) SAS
10 12 (1.02%) Tuxedo
11 11 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
12 9 (0.77%) IIS
13 8 (0.68%) WildFly
14 7 (0.60%) ColdFusion
14 7 (0.60%) GeoServer
14 7 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
15 6 (0.51%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.51%) Apache Qpid
Applications
1 19 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.43%) LaTeX
3 5 (0.43%) SPSS
4 4 (0.34%) Stata
5 3 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.26%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.17%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (3.84%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (3.07%) Oracle Applications
3 24 (2.05%) Oracle 11i
4 20 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
5 19 (1.62%) Oracle Financials
6 18 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (0.68%) Siebel CRM
9 7 (0.60%) Oracle iStore
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
10 6 (0.51%) Oracle Utilities
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
11 5 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
11 5 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.34%) Global One
12 4 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
12 4 (0.34%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.02%) PaaS
4 6 (0.51%) IaaS
4 6 (0.51%) SaaS
5 3 (0.26%) GitHub
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.085%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.085%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.085%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.085%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.085%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.085%) Force.com
7 1 (0.085%) Office 365
7 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.085%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.085%) Slack
7 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.47%) LDAP
2 26 (2.22%) HTTP
3 15 (1.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.51%) AMQP
4 6 (0.51%) Internet
4 6 (0.51%) Kerberos
4 6 (0.51%) Skype
4 6 (0.51%) VoIP
4 6 (0.51%) Wireshark
5 5 (0.43%) FTP
5 5 (0.43%) SSH
5 5 (0.43%) SSL
6 4 (0.34%) Firewall
6 4 (0.34%) SNMP
7 3 (0.26%) Intranet
7 3 (0.26%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.17%) SAN
9 1 (0.085%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.085%) SMS
9 1 (0.085%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (40.75%) Oracle Database
2 217 (18.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 180 (15.35%) Data Warehouse
3 180 (15.35%) Relational Database
3 180 (15.35%) SQL Server
4 160 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
5 125 (10.66%) Oracle Database 10g
6 119 (10.14%) Oracle Reports
7 93 (7.93%) RDBMS
8 71 (6.05%) Oracle BI EE
9 61 (5.20%) SQLPlus
10 58 (4.94%) MySQL
11 43 (3.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 37 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 33 (2.81%) BusinessObjects
14 32 (2.73%) Oracle ODI
14 32 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
15 28 (2.39%) Big Data
16 27 (2.30%) Oracle9i Database
17 26 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 101 (8.61%) Oracle Forms
2 92 (7.84%) JIRA
3 91 (7.76%) Git (software)
4 82 (6.99%) Jenkins
5 72 (6.14%) Oracle APEX
6 62 (5.29%) Maven
7 56 (4.77%) Subversion
8 51 (4.35%) JUnit
9 50 (4.26%) Toad
10 42 (3.58%) Selenium
10 42 (3.58%) Talend Open Studio
11 40 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 37 (3.15%) ProC
13 36 (3.07%) Mockito
14 33 (2.81%) Visual Studio
15 22 (1.88%) Cucumber
16 21 (1.79%) JDeveloper
17 18 (1.53%) Bitbucket
18 15 (1.28%) Ant
18 15 (1.28%) TeamCity
General
1 349 (29.75%) Finance
2 127 (10.83%) Banking
3 41 (3.50%) Investment Banking
4 36 (3.07%) Retail
5 33 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 29 (2.47%) Front Office
7 26 (2.22%) Marketing
8 21 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 16 (1.36%) Publishing
10 11 (0.94%) Billing
11 10 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.77%) Back Office
12 9 (0.77%) German Language
13 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.51%) Games
15 5 (0.43%) Electronics
15 5 (0.43%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
16 4 (0.34%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 738 (62.92%) Developer
2 313 (26.68%) Oracle Developer
3 202 (17.22%) SQL Developer
4 192 (16.37%) Java Developer
5 156 (13.30%) PL/SQL Developer
6 125 (10.66%) Analyst
7 79 (6.73%) DBA
8 59 (5.03%) Architect
9 58 (4.94%) Consultant
9 58 (4.94%) Senior Developer
10 57 (4.86%) Oracle DBA
11 47 (4.01%) .NET Developer
12 40 (3.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 39 (3.32%) C# Developer
14 31 (2.64%) Applications Support
14 31 (2.64%) Support Analyst
15 30 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
16 29 (2.47%) Oracle Consultant
17 28 (2.39%) Applications Developer
18 27 (2.30%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (17.73%) XML
2 190 (16.20%) HTML
3 157 (13.38%) Web Services
4 156 (13.30%) Spring
5 151 (12.87%) .NET
6 123 (10.49%) Hibernate
7 120 (10.23%) CSS
8 107 (9.12%) jQuery
9 86 (7.33%) REST
10 69 (5.88%) J2EE
11 68 (5.80%) JPA
12 66 (5.63%) SOAP
13 65 (5.54%) AngularJS
14 62 (5.29%) RESTful
15 61 (5.20%) JSON
16 59 (5.03%) HTML5
17 57 (4.86%) XSLT
18 55 (4.69%) WCF
19 54 (4.60%) Java EE
20 47 (4.01%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 90 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
3 41 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 32 (2.73%) Data Structures
5 27 (2.30%) Fintech
6 24 (2.05%) Equities
7 23 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 20 (1.71%) Derivative
9 18 (1.53%) User Experience
10 16 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.28%) TWAP
11 15 (1.28%) VWAP
12 12 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (1.02%) Hedge funds
12 12 (1.02%) Management Information System
13 11 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 11 (0.94%) Clustering
13 11 (0.94%) NHS
14 9 (0.77%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.60%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 302 (25.75%) Unix
2 228 (19.44%) Linux
3 127 (10.83%) Windows
4 28 (2.39%) Solaris
5 25 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (2.05%) AIX
7 21 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 15 (1.28%) HPUX
9 14 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.02%) Oracle Linux
11 12 (1.02%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.60%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.34%) VMS
15 2 (0.17%) Android
16 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.085%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (15.94%) Business Intelligence
3 165 (14.07%) ETL
4 163 (13.90%) Data Modelling
5 139 (11.85%) Performance Tuning
6 124 (10.57%) SDLC
7 122 (10.40%) Scrum
8 97 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
9 94 (8.01%) MVC
10 93 (7.93%) Test Automation
11 85 (7.25%) TDD
12 84 (7.16%) Migration
13 81 (6.91%) SOA
13 81 (6.91%) Unit Testing
14 68 (5.80%) Waterfall
15 63 (5.37%) OO
16 59 (5.03%) Analytics
16 59 (5.03%) Configuration Management
17 56 (4.77%) Data Analysis
18 53 (4.52%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1159 (98.81%) SQL
2 417 (35.55%) Java
3 226 (19.27%) JavaScript
4 176 (15.00%) Shell Script
5 143 (12.19%) C#
6 77 (6.56%) Python
7 76 (6.48%) T-SQL
8 51 (4.35%) C
9 44 (3.75%) Perl
10 34 (2.90%) C++
11 30 (2.56%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.96%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.71%) VB
14 18 (1.53%) VB.NET
15 17 (1.45%) Korn
16 14 (1.19%) Ruby
16 14 (1.19%) VBA
17 13 (1.11%) Scala
18 12 (1.02%) Groovy
19 11 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 112 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 81 (6.91%) SC Cleared
3 79 (6.73%) Degree
4 25 (2.13%) ISTQB
5 20 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (1.28%) ISEB
7 14 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (0.85%) Sun Certification
11 5 (0.43%) Master's Degree
12 4 (0.34%) HND
12 4 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.26%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.17%) NVQ Level 3
15 1 (0.085%) IBM Certification
15 1 (0.085%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.69%) QA
2 33 (2.81%) Data Quality
3 21 (1.79%) SLA
4 13 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.94%) EMIR
6 6 (0.51%) MiFID
7 5 (0.43%) HL7
7 5 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.34%) FATCA
8 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.26%) Basel II
9 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 20022
10 2 (0.17%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.17%) PMO
11 1 (0.085%) DICOM
11 1 (0.085%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.085%) ISO 15022
11 1 (0.085%) TickIT
System Software
1 37 (3.15%) Oracle RAC
2 18 (1.53%) Docker
3 5 (0.43%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.26%) HDFS
4 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.085%) Firmware
6 1 (0.085%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 45 (3.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 25 (2.13%) Control-M
3 23 (1.96%) Data Guard
4 19 (1.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (0.77%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 8 (0.68%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.68%) Puppet
7 7 (0.60%) Ansible
7 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.51%) vRealize
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.26%) SCOM
12 2 (0.17%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.17%) Graphite
12 2 (0.17%) Kibana
12 2 (0.17%) logstash
12 2 (0.17%) MOM
12 2 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1004 (85.59%) Oracle
2 80 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 62 (5.29%) Informatica
4 42 (3.58%) Talend
5 32 (2.73%) Sybase
6 28 (2.39%) IBM
7 24 (2.05%) Red Hat
7 24 (2.05%) Siebel
8 20 (1.71%) HP
8 20 (1.71%) SAP
9 18 (1.53%) BEA
10 15 (1.28%) Cognos
10 15 (1.28%) Teradata
10 15 (1.28%) VMware
11 12 (1.02%) webMethods
12 11 (0.94%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.85%) Tableau
14 7 (0.60%) Google
14 7 (0.60%) Hyperion
14 7 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £475 - £520 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Datalynx
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London
Orbis Consultants Limited
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Computer People
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified TBC
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
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