The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 36 51 19
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -32
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 20 4 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.79% 0.92% 7.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.10% 2.55% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 24
Average daily rate £450 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% +1.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £41.50 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 - £27.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +65.17%
PL/SQL
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 157 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.50% 36.01% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 82 116
Average daily rate £381 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 34
Average hourly rate £44.00 £39.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.75 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £44.00
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 Essex

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Essex

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - 2 - -
Brentwood - 2 £309 -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (75.00%) Oracle
3 20 (50.00%) Unix
4 18 (45.00%) Java
5 17 (42.50%) Shell Script
6 15 (37.50%) XML
7 14 (35.00%) Automotive
7 14 (35.00%) User Stories
8 13 (32.50%) C++
9 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 11 (27.50%) Clustering
10 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (27.50%) AccuRev
11 10 (25.00%) Marketing
11 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 10 (25.00%) HTML
11 10 (25.00%) Ant
11 10 (25.00%) Struts
11 10 (25.00%) Web Services
11 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
12 9 (22.50%) Windows
12 9 (22.50%) TopLink
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle RMAN
12 9 (22.50%) Data Guard
13 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (17.50%) High Availability
15 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
15 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
15 6 (15.00%) TestDirector
15 6 (15.00%) Solaris

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (10.00%) JBoss
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.00%) WebFOCUS
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) AccuRev
2 10 (25.00%) Ant
3 6 (15.00%) Checkstyle
3 6 (15.00%) FindBugs
3 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.00%) JUnit
3 6 (15.00%) TestDirector
4 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.00%) Maven
4 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (35.00%) Automotive
2 10 (25.00%) Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Developer
4 9 (22.50%) DBA
4 9 (22.50%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Applications Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C++ Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C++/Java Developer
5 7 (17.50%) Java Applications Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
7 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
8 3 (7.50%) C++ Applications Developer
8 3 (7.50%) J2EE Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) XML
2 10 (25.00%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) Struts
2 10 (25.00%) Web Services
3 9 (22.50%) TopLink
4 6 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.00%) J2EE
4 6 (15.00%) JDBC
4 6 (15.00%) JRules
4 6 (15.00%) JSP
4 6 (15.00%) Servlets
5 4 (10.00%) Ajax
5 4 (10.00%) CSS
5 4 (10.00%) EclipseLink
5 4 (10.00%) Java SE
5 4 (10.00%) JSR 170
5 4 (10.00%) SAML
5 4 (10.00%) SOAP
5 4 (10.00%) Spring
5 4 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
2 4 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Solaris
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) User Stories
2 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (17.50%) High Availability
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 6 (15.00%) System Testing
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) CRM
6 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.50%) ETL
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Validation
6 5 (12.50%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) B2C
7 4 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (10.00%) Information Management
7 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Java
3 17 (42.50%) Shell Script
4 13 (32.50%) C++
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Data Guard
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) HP
2 6 (15.00%) IBM
2 6 (15.00%) Rally
3 5 (12.50%) Sun