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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 47 32 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 25 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.40% 4.77% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.17% 11.90% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Median daily rate £260 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -5.94%

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
162 210 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 38.94% 40.08% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 144 94
Median daily rate £350 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 14
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £31.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Essex region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon -10 5 - -
Brentwood +8 1 £260 -15.78%
Southend-on-Sea - 1 - -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) C++
5 5 (45.45%) PVCS
5 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
5 5 (45.45%) Web Development
5 5 (45.45%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Sun
6 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
6 4 (36.36%) J2EE
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
7 3 (27.27%) CA Gen
7 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
7 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
7 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (27.27%) Pega
7 3 (27.27%) Perl
7 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 3 (27.27%) ETL
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) OO

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (27.27%) Pentaho
2 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) DataStage
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) PVCS
2 3 (27.27%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) PL/SQL Developer
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) ETL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Pentaho Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle ETL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 1 (9.09%) Change Control
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
6 1 (9.09%) Password Management
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Sun Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Sun
3 3 (27.27%) BEA
3 3 (27.27%) Informatica
3 3 (27.27%) Pega
3 3 (27.27%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Teradata