The first table below looks at the demand for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 51 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.20% 0.42% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 1.49% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 67 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 24.07% 28.15% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 25 52
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Average hourly rate £26.09 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.50 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £22.50 £172.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Bedfordshire region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Bedfordshire region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 1 - -
Luton - - - -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Test Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) HP