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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 47 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 6 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 6.27% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.95% 16.18% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 3
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£425 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £28.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+65.17% -25.33%
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
152 204 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.76% 38.78% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 106 50
Average daily rate £398 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 16
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.79% +10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.85 £12.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
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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
Brentwood - - - -
Colchester - - - -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 74 (100.00%) SQL
2 68 (91.89%) Oracle
3 64 (86.49%) Java
4 60 (81.08%) HTML
5 58 (78.38%) UNIX
6 55 (74.32%) Web Development
7 51 (68.92%) Relational Database
7 51 (68.92%) MySQL
8 49 (66.22%) Spring
9 48 (64.86%) XML
10 47 (63.51%) JBoss
11 45 (60.81%) Linux
12 44 (59.46%) LDAP
12 44 (59.46%) JAAS
13 43 (58.11%) CSS
14 42 (56.76%) MVC
15 41 (55.41%) Spring MVC
16 39 (52.70%) Enterprise Software
17 38 (51.35%) Hibernate
18 37 (50.00%) Mac OS X
18 37 (50.00%) MariaDB
19 32 (43.24%) JPA
20 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
21 21 (28.38%) REST
22 20 (27.03%) TDD
23 19 (25.68%) Responsive Web Design
23 19 (25.68%) Struts
23 19 (25.68%) Web Design
24 18 (24.32%) HTTP
24 18 (24.32%) WebLogic

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 47 (63.51%) JBoss
2 18 (24.32%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 44 (59.46%) LDAP
2 18 (24.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (68.92%) Relational Database
1 51 (68.92%) MySQL
2 37 (50.00%) MariaDB
3 15 (20.27%) Neo4j
3 15 (20.27%) MongoDB
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
7 3 (4.05%) DTS
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.35%) Automotive
2 1 (1.35%) Local Government
2 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (83.78%) Developer
2 50 (67.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Senior Developer
3 7 (9.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (8.11%) Software Project Leader
4 6 (8.11%) Project Leader
5 5 (6.76%) C++ Developer
5 5 (6.76%) Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 3 (4.05%) SQL Developer
7 2 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) Payroll Consultant
7 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (81.08%) HTML
2 49 (66.22%) Spring
3 48 (64.86%) XML
4 44 (59.46%) JAAS
5 43 (58.11%) CSS
6 41 (55.41%) Spring MVC
7 38 (51.35%) Hibernate
8 32 (43.24%) JPA
9 21 (28.38%) REST
10 19 (25.68%) Struts
11 18 (24.32%) Struts2
12 14 (18.92%) Servlets
13 13 (17.57%) JAX-RPC
13 13 (17.57%) Web Services
13 13 (17.57%) XSLT
13 13 (17.57%) JAX-RS
14 6 (8.11%) Ajax
14 6 (8.11%) GWT
14 6 (8.11%) JDBC
14 6 (8.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (52.70%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (17.57%) Visualisation
3 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 6 (8.11%) Biology
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.11%) Life Science
3 6 (8.11%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 58 (78.38%) UNIX
2 45 (60.81%) Linux
3 37 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) Web Development
2 42 (56.76%) MVC
3 20 (27.03%) TDD
4 19 (25.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (25.68%) Web Design
5 17 (22.97%) Mentoring
5 17 (22.97%) Configuration Management
6 14 (18.92%) Microservices
7 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.46%) UML
8 7 (9.46%) OOD
8 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.11%) Bioinformatics
9 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Build Automation
10 5 (6.76%) Workflow
11 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.70%) Scrum
12 2 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) SQL
2 64 (86.49%) Java
3 30 (40.54%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.81%) C++
6 6 (8.11%) Perl
7 4 (5.41%) C#
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Sun Certification
2 6 (8.11%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 68 (91.89%) Oracle
2 7 (9.46%) Sun
2 7 (9.46%) AccuRev
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Twitter
4 2 (2.70%) Cisco
4 2 (2.70%) Cognos
4 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.35%) Actuate