Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 249 242
Rank change year-on-year +54 -7 -27
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 536 1,016 1,198
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.08% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 2.54% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 658 797
Median daily rate £456 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% - -
10th Percentile £359 £325 £312
90th Percentile £638 £630 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.06% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £48.20 £22.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +111.13% -34.77% -17.65%
10th Percentile £42.00 £19.52 £31.20
90th Percentile £55.00 £65.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.20 £22.83 £34.25
% change year-on-year +111.13% -33.34% -19.41%

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 17,180 40,023 45,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.42% 42.73% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,494 27,769 31,809
Median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +5.14%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 726 794
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.93 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.48% +4.71% -
10th Percentile £18.03 £19.72 £16.25
90th Percentile £56.45 £55.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -18.60% +6.17% -2.41%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL.

Daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PL/SQL.

Hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the UK

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PL/SQL over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 2020. 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 +56 469 £469 +6.29% 50
UK excluding London +54 310 £455 +7.06% 46
London +69 190 £490 +3.16% 14
South East +60 142 £475 +11.76% 5
Midlands +58 64 £435 +5.45% 6
West Midlands +33 41 £425 -
North of England +39 26 £400 +6.67% 17
Scotland +22 24 £475 +11.76% 7
South West +57 23 £438 +0.57% 6
East Midlands +51 23 £503 +25.63% 6
Work from Home +1 18 £442 -1.78% 5
Yorkshire +52 16 £400 +6.67% 7
East of England +42 16 £443 -1.67% 1
North West +55 9 £413 - 10
Wales +29 8 £475 +18.75% 4
Northern Ireland +23 7 £431 -
North East +25 1 - -

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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.

1 528 (98.51%) SQL
2 473 (88.25%) Oracle
3 207 (38.62%) Java
4 196 (36.57%) Security Cleared
5 171 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
6 162 (30.22%) SC Cleared
7 150 (27.99%) Shell Script
8 133 (24.81%) Unix
8 133 (24.81%) Oracle Database
9 125 (23.32%) Migration
10 118 (22.01%) XML
10 118 (22.01%) WebLogic
11 102 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
12 98 (18.28%) JSON
13 93 (17.35%) SQL Server
13 93 (17.35%) Linux
13 93 (17.35%) Finance
14 90 (16.79%) ETL
15 83 (15.49%) Unit Testing
16 82 (15.30%) Data Warehouse
17 77 (14.37%) Data Migration
17 77 (14.37%) DevOps
18 76 (14.18%) Git (software)
19 72 (13.43%) ERP
20 71 (13.25%) T-SQL
21 70 (13.06%) Azure
21 70 (13.06%) REST
22 69 (12.87%) Data Modelling
23 68 (12.69%) AWS
24 66 (12.31%) SOAP

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
1 118 (22.01%) WebLogic
2 59 (11.01%) Confluence
3 38 (7.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 29 (5.41%) JBoss
4 29 (5.41%) SAS
4 29 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 25 (4.66%) Tomcat
6 23 (4.29%) Red Hat Fuse
7 22 (4.10%) MQSeries
8 18 (3.36%) Apache
9 17 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (1.68%) Apache Spark
11 7 (1.31%) IIS
11 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
12 6 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.93%) Jupyter
13 5 (0.93%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.75%) Mule
14 4 (0.75%) Oracle Service Bus
15 3 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 26 (4.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.31%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 62 (11.57%) Oracle Payables
2 45 (8.40%) Oracle EBS
3 43 (8.02%) Oracle Receivables
4 35 (6.53%) Oracle Cash Management
5 27 (5.04%) Oracle ERP
6 21 (3.92%) Maximo
7 16 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
8 14 (2.61%) Oracle EBS R12
9 12 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
10 9 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle 11i
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle FAH
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle iSupplier
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle Payroll
12 4 (0.75%) SAP FI-CA
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle E-Business Tax
13 2 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
13 2 (0.37%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 70 (13.06%) Azure
2 68 (12.69%) AWS
3 30 (5.60%) PaaS
4 27 (5.04%) Power Platform
5 25 (4.66%) SaaS
6 21 (3.92%) Boomi
7 11 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.05%) GCP
8 9 (1.68%) GitHub
9 6 (1.12%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 4 (0.75%) IaaS
10 4 (0.75%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.56%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.56%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.37%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.37%) NuGet
12 2 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.12%) DNS
2 5 (0.93%) HTTP
3 3 (0.56%) BGP
3 3 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (0.56%) DMZ
3 3 (0.56%) Firewall
3 3 (0.56%) Internet
3 3 (0.56%) IPsec
3 3 (0.56%) Junos
3 3 (0.56%) LAN
3 3 (0.56%) MPLS
3 3 (0.56%) Network Security
3 3 (0.56%) OSPF
3 3 (0.56%) SNMP
3 3 (0.56%) SSL
3 3 (0.56%) TACACS
3 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.56%) VPN
3 3 (0.56%) WAN
4 2 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (24.81%) Oracle Database
2 93 (17.35%) SQL Server
3 82 (15.30%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (11.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (8.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 38 (7.09%) Oracle Reports
7 36 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
8 32 (5.97%) Relational Database
9 28 (5.22%) MongoDB
10 27 (5.04%) Hadoop
10 27 (5.04%) Power BI
11 24 (4.48%) Pentaho
12 21 (3.92%) Amazon Redshift
12 21 (3.92%) MySQL
12 21 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (3.73%) RDBMS
13 20 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (3.17%) BusinessObjects XI
14 17 (3.17%) NoSQL
14 17 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 76 (14.18%) Git (software)
2 61 (11.38%) JIRA
3 60 (11.19%) Jenkins
4 51 (9.51%) Bitbucket
5 30 (5.60%) Maven
6 29 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
7 28 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (4.29%) SoapUI
9 22 (4.10%) Eclipse
9 22 (4.10%) Postman
9 22 (4.10%) Subversion
10 18 (3.36%) CA Gen
11 17 (3.17%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.99%) JUnit
12 16 (2.99%) Toad
13 15 (2.80%) Artifactory
13 15 (2.80%) GitLab
14 13 (2.43%) Gradle
15 11 (2.05%) Mockito
16 10 (1.87%) Selenium
General
1 93 (17.35%) Finance
2 65 (12.13%) Public Sector
3 53 (9.89%) General Ledger
4 23 (4.29%) Banking
5 12 (2.24%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.31%) Law
8 5 (0.93%) Local Government
9 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Electronics
9 3 (0.56%) Front Office
9 3 (0.56%) Marketing
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Police
11 1 (0.19%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 260 (48.51%) Developer
2 80 (14.93%) Oracle Developer
3 50 (9.33%) Consultant
4 46 (8.58%) Java Developer
5 43 (8.02%) Analyst
6 39 (7.28%) Architect
7 35 (6.53%) SQL Developer
8 33 (6.16%) DBA
8 33 (6.16%) Oracle Consultant
9 28 (5.22%) Software Engineer
10 27 (5.04%) Oracle DBA
10 27 (5.04%) Technical Developer
11 20 (3.73%) PL/SQL Developer
12 19 (3.54%) Maximo Developer
13 18 (3.36%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.36%) Senior Developer
14 16 (2.99%) Applications Architect
14 16 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
15 15 (2.80%) Data Consultant
15 15 (2.80%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (22.01%) XML
2 98 (18.28%) JSON
3 70 (13.06%) REST
4 66 (12.31%) SOAP
5 60 (11.19%) J2EE
6 57 (10.63%) HTML
7 55 (10.26%) Web Services
8 53 (9.89%) CSS
9 43 (8.02%) .NET
10 37 (6.90%) Spring
11 29 (5.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 27 (5.04%) XSLT
13 26 (4.85%) Hibernate
13 26 (4.85%) jQuery
13 26 (4.85%) RabbitMQ
14 25 (4.66%) ActiveMQ
14 25 (4.66%) Apache Camel
14 25 (4.66%) Middleware
15 22 (4.10%) MSMQ
16 19 (3.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 34 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (2.24%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (1.87%) Replication
5 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 5 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.75%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.56%) W3C
8 2 (0.37%) Clustering
8 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.37%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.37%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.37%) User Experience
9 1 (0.19%) Derivative
9 1 (0.19%) Equities
9 1 (0.19%) Life Science
9 1 (0.19%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.19%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 133 (24.81%) Unix
2 93 (17.35%) Linux
3 65 (12.13%) Windows
4 24 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (3.17%) AIX
6 9 (1.68%) HPUX
7 7 (1.31%) Solaris
8 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.37%) Android
11 2 (0.37%) CentOS
11 2 (0.37%) Debian
11 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (23.32%) Migration
3 102 (19.03%) Business Intelligence
4 90 (16.79%) ETL
5 83 (15.49%) Unit Testing
6 77 (14.37%) Data Migration
6 77 (14.37%) DevOps
7 72 (13.43%) ERP
8 69 (12.87%) Data Modelling
9 60 (11.19%) Process Improvement
10 59 (11.01%) Analytics
11 57 (10.63%) Scrum
12 51 (9.51%) Software Engineering
13 50 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (9.14%) Performance Tuning
15 45 (8.40%) Configuration Management
16 44 (8.21%) Test Strategy
17 42 (7.84%) E-business
17 42 (7.84%) SOA
18 37 (6.90%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 528 (98.51%) SQL
2 207 (38.62%) Java
3 150 (27.99%) Shell Script
4 71 (13.25%) T-SQL
5 55 (10.26%) JavaScript
6 45 (8.40%) Perl
6 45 (8.40%) Python
7 39 (7.28%) C#
8 24 (4.48%) VB
9 21 (3.92%) Scala
10 18 (3.36%) Bash Shell
11 17 (3.17%) XPath
12 16 (2.99%) C
12 16 (2.99%) XQuery
13 12 (2.24%) SAS Macro
14 11 (2.05%) Korn
15 10 (1.87%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.87%) VB.NET
16 9 (1.68%) Java 8
16 9 (1.68%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 196 (36.57%) Security Cleared
2 162 (30.22%) SC Cleared
3 40 (7.46%) DV Cleared
4 15 (2.80%) Degree
5 11 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (1.87%) OCP
7 9 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.56%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.56%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.37%) ISEB
11 1 (0.19%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.19%) MCP
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.19%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.12%) GDPR
4 5 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.37%) MiFID
6 2 (0.37%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) GAAP
7 1 (0.19%) GAMP
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (4.48%) Docker
2 22 (4.10%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.75%) HDFS
4 3 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.37%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) Oracle Clusterware
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (3.92%) Data Guard
2 18 (3.36%) Ansible
3 17 (3.17%) Terraform
4 12 (2.24%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 11 (2.05%) Kubernetes
5 11 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 10 (1.87%) Oracle RMAN
7 8 (1.49%) Kibana
7 8 (1.49%) logstash
8 6 (1.12%) Control-M
8 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.93%) Puppet
10 3 (0.56%) Grafana
10 3 (0.56%) Oracle Statspack
11 2 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.37%) MIIS
12 1 (0.19%) HP ALM
12 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.19%) Oozie
12 1 (0.19%) QRadar
Vendors
1 473 (88.25%) Oracle
2 45 (8.40%) Red Hat
3 43 (8.02%) BEA
4 39 (7.28%) Microsoft
5 37 (6.90%) Sybase
6 35 (6.53%) Informatica
7 33 (6.16%) webMethods
8 26 (4.85%) MuleSoft
9 22 (4.10%) Axway
10 21 (3.92%) Dell
11 18 (3.36%) SAP
12 16 (2.99%) Cloudera
13 13 (2.43%) Google
14 12 (2.24%) Pega
15 11 (2.05%) IBM
16 10 (1.87%) IFS
17 9 (1.68%) HP
18 8 (1.49%) Tableau
19 7 (1.31%) CA
19 7 (1.31%) Remedy