The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 49 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 2.56% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 195 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.62% 31.86% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 121 114
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/SQL
West Midlands

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
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 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (40.00%) Data Mart
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Toad
6 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
6 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 5 (33.33%) ETL
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
8 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll
9 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
10 2 (13.33%) Talend
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (13.33%) Oracle OWB

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 6 (40.00%) Data Mart
5 3 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (13.33%) DataStage
6 2 (13.33%) QualityStage
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle HR Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (13.33%) ETL Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) Ajax
1 1 (6.67%) jQuery
1 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) Trillium
3 2 (13.33%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Ab Initio
3 2 (13.33%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft