The first table below looks at the demand for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 18 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 Dorset 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 25 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 8 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.49% 6.49% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 13.33% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 4
Average daily rate £399 £328 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -18.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £322 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £397 £435
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 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
74 90 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.31% 48.65% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 37
Average daily rate £418 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PL/SQL
South West

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -8 8 £399 +21.75% 3
Poole - - - -
PL/SQL
South West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (87.50%) Data Guard
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (37.50%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
8 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) sed
8 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (12.50%) RDBMS

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) DBA
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Database Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) Bourne shell
4 1 (12.50%) sed
4 1 (12.50%) AWK
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) Data Guard
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat