The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Essex 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 37 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 27 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.67% 3.85% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.75% 11.59% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate £350 £201 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -52.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £190 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £212 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 4
Average hourly rate £30.60 £31.70 £26.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +20.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £27.50 £26.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.28 £37.36 £26.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.80%
Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
277 138 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.69% 33.17% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 68 62
Average daily rate £363 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.25% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £188 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.89 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.39% +14.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.48 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PL/SQL
East of England

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 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
Basildon 0 9 £350 +73.91%
Southend-on-Sea -11 6 £530 -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - - 4
Harlow - - - -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 47 (75.81%) Oracle
3 39 (62.90%) HTML
4 33 (53.23%) UNIX
5 29 (46.77%) Java
6 27 (43.55%) Web Development
7 25 (40.32%) Web Services
8 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
9 21 (33.87%) XML
9 21 (33.87%) Relational Database
10 19 (30.65%) Linux
11 18 (29.03%) CSS
11 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 17 (27.42%) Mac OS X
12 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (25.81%) JAX-RPC
14 15 (24.19%) MySQL
14 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (22.58%) WebLogic
15 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
16 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
16 11 (17.74%) Scrum
16 11 (17.74%) TDD
16 11 (17.74%) Spring
16 11 (17.74%) C++
16 11 (17.74%) Sun
16 11 (17.74%) Sun Certification
16 11 (17.74%) Struts
16 11 (17.74%) JBoss
16 11 (17.74%) OOD

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 14 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) Relational Database
2 18 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 15 (24.19%) MySQL
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle Database
5 9 (14.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (6.45%) EDRMS
9 3 (4.84%) DTS
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (3.23%) DB2
10 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 9 (14.52%) RequisitePro
2 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (9.68%) XDoclet
General
1 7 (11.29%) Automotive
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 22 (35.48%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) DBA
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Lead Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.23%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (62.90%) HTML
2 25 (40.32%) Web Services
3 21 (33.87%) XML
4 18 (29.03%) CSS
5 16 (25.81%) JAX-RPC
6 11 (17.74%) Hibernate
6 11 (17.74%) Spring
6 11 (17.74%) Struts
6 11 (17.74%) Struts2
7 10 (16.13%) JPA
7 10 (16.13%) XSLT
8 9 (14.52%) JAXB
9 8 (12.90%) .NET
10 7 (11.29%) EJB
10 7 (11.29%) Java EE
11 6 (9.68%) J2EE
12 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
12 4 (6.45%) Servlets
12 4 (6.45%) Silverlight
12 4 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.06%) Replication
3 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.45%) GIS
3 4 (6.45%) iPhone
3 4 (6.45%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.84%) LLPG
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) UNIX
2 19 (30.65%) Linux
3 17 (27.42%) Mac OS X
4 9 (14.52%) Windows
5 5 (8.06%) AIX
5 5 (8.06%) Solaris
6 4 (6.45%) Android
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Phone
7 3 (4.84%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Web Development
2 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.74%) TDD
3 11 (17.74%) OOD
3 11 (17.74%) Scrum
4 10 (16.13%) UML
5 9 (14.52%) Use Case
6 8 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.68%) ITIL
9 5 (8.06%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.45%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Android Development
10 4 (6.45%) iOS Development
10 4 (6.45%) ITSM
10 4 (6.45%) CRM
11 3 (4.84%) Release Management
11 3 (4.84%) Web Design
11 3 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.84%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) Java
3 22 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.74%) C++
5 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
6 5 (8.06%) C#
7 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.84%) VB
8 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.84%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (8.06%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 47 (75.81%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) JBoss
2 11 (17.74%) Sun
3 7 (11.29%) AccuRev
4 5 (8.06%) Microsoft
5 4 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 4 (6.45%) ESRI
5 4 (6.45%) Lagan
5 4 (6.45%) Civica
6 3 (4.84%) Northgate
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