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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 47 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.91% 1.84% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 5.96% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £303 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.90% -6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
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
222 218 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.33% 30.83% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 132 120
Average daily rate £363 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Average hourly rate £26.25 £34.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £20.00 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £89.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015, 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 (94.12%) Oracle
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (29.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (17.65%) ETL
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 1 (5.88%) J2EE
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.88%) Servlets
9 1 (5.88%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) XML
9 1 (5.88%) UNIX

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (41.18%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payroll
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle General Ledger
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Toad
General
1 6 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Discoverer Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle HR Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Programmer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Servlets
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.88%) Spring
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
3 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.88%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Coaching
4 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) HP