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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 44 59 44
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 19 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.60% 0.75% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.02% 2.16% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £333 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £513 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
- +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
237 232 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.47% 34.83% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 160 114
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £425 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.59% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £12.54 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £175.00 £41.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
5 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (42.86%) Data Mart
6 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 9 (42.86%) Toad
6 9 (42.86%) Business Objects
7 8 (38.10%) Finance
8 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Payroll
9 5 (23.81%) ETL
10 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
11 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
11 2 (9.52%) Talend
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (23.81%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (42.86%) Data Mart
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) SAP Data Services
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
7 2 (9.52%) DataStage
7 2 (9.52%) QualityStage
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Toad
2 2 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Consultant
4 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle HR Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (23.81%) Payroll Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Report Developer
6 2 (9.52%) DBA
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (9.52%) ETL Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) XML
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (23.81%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 9 (42.86%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
3 2 (9.52%) Trillium
3 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.52%) Informatica
3 2 (9.52%) Ab Initio
3 2 (9.52%) Talend
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft