The first table below looks at the demand for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Cambridge 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 42 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.27% 3.67% 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.54% 7.04% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 6
Average daily rate £400 £300 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.80%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
184 199 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.86% 52.23% 64.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 93 161
Average daily rate £333 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 35
Average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
PL/SQL
Cambridgeshire

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cambridge region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cambridge region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) DSDM
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft