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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 47 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 20 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.57% 0.73% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.97% 2.53% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 1
Median daily rate £430 £475 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +39.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.38%
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
251 237 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.26% 28.97% 34.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 165 156
Median daily rate £365 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £22.00 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 May 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 May 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (96.00%) Oracle
3 20 (80.00%) Oracle Database
4 15 (60.00%) Oracle OWB
4 15 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (56.00%) Toad
5 14 (56.00%) Unix
5 14 (56.00%) RDBMS
5 14 (56.00%) BusinessObjects
6 12 (48.00%) Windows
6 12 (48.00%) Java
6 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
7 11 (44.00%) WebLogic
7 11 (44.00%) XML
7 11 (44.00%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (40.00%) Web Services
8 10 (40.00%) JUnit
8 10 (40.00%) JSP
8 10 (40.00%) Servlets
8 10 (40.00%) VB
8 10 (40.00%) J2EE
8 10 (40.00%) C++
8 10 (40.00%) HTML
8 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (40.00%) ClearQuest
8 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 10 (40.00%) Spring

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 11 (44.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HFM
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle OWB
2 15 (60.00%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (56.00%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (56.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (4.00%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Toad
2 11 (44.00%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (40.00%) ClearQuest
3 10 (40.00%) Eclipse
3 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 10 (40.00%) JUnit
4 8 (32.00%) Ant
4 8 (32.00%) Artifactory
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (32.00%) Maven
5 5 (20.00%) PVCS
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (36.00%) SQL Developer
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Business Objects Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Business Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (4.00%) ETL Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) HTML Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Java Consultant
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 1 (4.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) XML
2 10 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) J2EE
2 10 (40.00%) JSP
2 10 (40.00%) Servlets
2 10 (40.00%) Spring
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 8 (32.00%) Apache CXF
4 6 (24.00%) Struts
5 3 (12.00%) OC4J
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
7 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Unix
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) AIX
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 9 (36.00%) ITSM
2 9 (36.00%) Service Management
3 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (32.00%) OO
3 8 (32.00%) OOP
3 8 (32.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.00%) Kanban
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 10 (40.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Korn
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (28.00%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (20.00%) OCPJP
5 3 (12.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) VMware