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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 49 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 16 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.17% 1.31% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -21.11%
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
223 229 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.92% 28.24% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 159 149
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
3 9 (56.25%) Oracle OWB
3 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
4 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (50.00%) Unix
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (50.00%) Toad
4 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (31.25%) JIRA
6 5 (31.25%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (31.25%) ClearQuest
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) Java
6 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
6 5 (31.25%) PVCS
7 4 (25.00%) JSP
7 4 (25.00%) Servlets
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) VB
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HFM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle OWB
2 9 (56.25%) Relational Database
3 8 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (6.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Toad
2 5 (31.25%) ClearQuest
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) PVCS
3 4 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (18.75%) Ant
4 3 (18.75%) Artifactory
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Business Objects Developer
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) C++/Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Designer
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) XML
2 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (25.00%) JSP
2 4 (25.00%) Servlets
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (18.75%) Apache CXF
3 3 (18.75%) OC4J
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) HPUX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Defect Tracking
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITSM
2 3 (18.75%) OO
2 3 (18.75%) OOP
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) UML
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Data Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Sun Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) VMware