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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 56 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.59% 0.82% 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 3.18% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate £350 £375 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +65.17%
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
222 157 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.79% 25.70% 34.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 103 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £11.80 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 (94.12%) Oracle
2 13 (76.47%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
4 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) Toad
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (17.65%) ETL
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 4 (23.53%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (5.88%) HFM
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (17.65%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (17.65%) Data Mart
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (11.76%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (5.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.88%) OLAP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (35.29%) PL/SQL Developer
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) HR Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Business Objects Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (11.76%) ETL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Applications Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) jQuery
1 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) ETL
2 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Pega