The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 109 101 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 11 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 1.10% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 3.37% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 14
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£375 £440 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.77% +21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £275 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%
PL/SQL
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
631 831 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 32.78% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 377 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.93 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Reading +3 4 £425 -
Slough +1 3 £375 +36.36% 1
Maidenhead -3 3 - -
Newbury - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
PL/SQL
South East

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (44.44%) ETL
3 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Degree
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (25.93%) IIS
5 7 (25.93%) Java
6 6 (22.22%) SAP
6 6 (22.22%) Finance
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
7 5 (18.52%) GIS
7 5 (18.52%) J2EE
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) DataStage
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
8 4 (14.81%) IBM
8 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (14.81%) ESRI
8 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Billing
8 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) ArcGIS
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPEL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle iProcurement
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle TCA
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (40.74%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (14.81%) DataStage
4 4 (14.81%) Data Mining
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (3.70%) OLTP
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.70%) DB2
7 1 (3.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Billing
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Junior Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Information Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Data Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
2 5 (18.52%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) ArcObjects
4 3 (11.11%) WCF
4 3 (11.11%) WPF
4 3 (11.11%) XML
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 3 (11.11%) HTML
5 2 (7.41%) Struts
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) Spring
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.70%) RESTful
6 1 (3.70%) JSON
6 1 (3.70%) BC4J
6 1 (3.70%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.70%) Middleware
6 1 (3.70%) XSL
6 1 (3.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) GIS
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Statistics
4 3 (11.11%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.70%) Open Source
5 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) HPUX
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
3 3 (11.11%) Validation
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) OO
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) BPEL
5 1 (3.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (3.70%) Database Security
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) ESRI
4 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) HP
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica
5 2 (7.41%) Talend
6 1 (3.70%) Lotus
6 1 (3.70%) Siebel