The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 51 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 19 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.51% 2.58% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 8.56% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £328 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £348 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £390 £361
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
PL/SQL
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
277 222 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.54% 30.16% 33.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 129 140
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 8
Median hourly rate £18.25 £19.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.70 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £34.45 £22.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 35 (97.22%) Oracle
2 33 (91.67%) SQL
3 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database
4 19 (52.78%) Java
5 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 16 (44.44%) Web Services
6 16 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (44.44%) Oracle OWB
7 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 15 (41.67%) Toad
7 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
7 15 (41.67%) JUnit
7 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
7 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
8 14 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
8 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
8 14 (38.89%) HTML
8 14 (38.89%) Unix
8 14 (38.89%) Eclipse
8 14 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (38.89%) JIRA
9 13 (36.11%) Spring
9 13 (36.11%) ClearQuest
9 13 (36.11%) Oracle Forms
9 13 (36.11%) XML
9 13 (36.11%) C++
9 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
9 13 (36.11%) Ant
9 13 (36.11%) VB
10 12 (33.33%) J2EE

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 13 (36.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) JBoss
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) Network Security
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 16 (44.44%) Oracle OWB
2 16 (44.44%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
3 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 14 (38.89%) BusinessObjects
5 12 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
8 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (2.78%) DB2
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.78%) QlikView
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (2.78%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) JUnit
1 15 (41.67%) Toad
2 14 (38.89%) Eclipse
2 14 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 14 (38.89%) JIRA
3 13 (36.11%) Ant
3 13 (36.11%) ClearQuest
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle Forms
4 11 (30.56%) Artifactory
4 11 (30.56%) Maven
5 5 (13.89%) PVCS
6 2 (5.56%) Checkstyle
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (5.56%) QUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Selenium
6 2 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Developer
4 10 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) ETL Developer
5 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Hybris Developer
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Web Services
2 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
3 14 (38.89%) HTML
4 13 (36.11%) Spring
4 13 (36.11%) XML
5 12 (33.33%) J2EE
5 12 (33.33%) JSP
5 12 (33.33%) Servlets
6 11 (30.56%) Apache CXF
6 11 (30.56%) Struts
7 4 (11.11%) JSON
8 3 (8.33%) OC4J
8 3 (8.33%) RESTful
9 2 (5.56%) CSS
9 2 (5.56%) EJB
9 2 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (5.56%) Java EE
9 2 (5.56%) JBoss Seam
9 2 (5.56%) JPA
9 2 (5.56%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Unix
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Defect Tracking
2 12 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (30.56%) ITIL
3 11 (30.56%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) OOP
3 11 (30.56%) UML
4 10 (27.78%) ITSM
4 10 (27.78%) Service Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) ETL
5 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.33%) Kanban
6 3 (8.33%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
7 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (91.67%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) C++
3 13 (36.11%) VB
4 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) Korn
7 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) COBOL
7 1 (2.78%) JCL
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (22.22%) Degree
4 8 (22.22%) OCPJP
5 3 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA Endevor
1 1 (2.78%) Control-M
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.56%) Endeca
2 2 (5.56%) hybris
3 1 (2.78%) Informatica
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.78%) Teradata
3 1 (2.78%) VMware