The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 47 61 71
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 15 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.19% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.76% 1.20% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
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£305 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.38
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.12%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
222 250 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.41% 39.12% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 139 247
Average daily rate £350 £364 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £502 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £10.74 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
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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
Rickmansworth - 4 £393 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 - -
Stevenage - 2 £258 -
Watford - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 53 (98.15%) Oracle
3 28 (51.85%) Java
4 26 (48.15%) Finance
5 25 (46.30%) UNIX
5 25 (46.30%) Oracle Database
6 15 (27.78%) ETL
6 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (27.78%) Oracle ODI
7 14 (25.93%) Oracle Forms
7 14 (25.93%) Hibernate
7 14 (25.93%) Spring
8 13 (24.07%) XML
9 11 (20.37%) Informatica
9 11 (20.37%) DataStage
10 10 (18.52%) UML
11 9 (16.67%) Eclipse
11 9 (16.67%) Web Services
11 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 9 (16.67%) JUnit
11 9 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (16.67%) Linux
11 9 (16.67%) JIRA
11 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (14.81%) V-Model
12 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (14.81%) Windows
12 8 (14.81%) Oracle Reports

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP R/3
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (46.30%) Oracle Database
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle ODI
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (20.37%) DataStage
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (9.26%) MS Access
5 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (7.41%) MySQL
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.41%) OLAP
6 4 (7.41%) OLTP
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (7.41%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (7.41%) Data Mart
6 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.41%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (5.56%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (16.67%) JUnit
2 9 (16.67%) JIRA
3 5 (9.26%) ClearQuest
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) Maven
5 3 (5.56%) Toad
5 3 (5.56%) JDeveloper
5 3 (5.56%) TestDirector
5 3 (5.56%) PVCS
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (75.93%) Developer
2 19 (35.19%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Tester
4 8 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Tester
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.85%) Analyst
9 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.85%) Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) Hibernate
1 14 (25.93%) Spring
2 13 (24.07%) XML
3 9 (16.67%) Web Services
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle ADF
5 5 (9.26%) J2EE
5 5 (9.26%) Java EE
6 2 (3.70%) EJB
6 2 (3.70%) JSF
6 2 (3.70%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Replication
2 6 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.26%) PKI
4 4 (7.41%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (46.30%) UNIX
2 9 (16.67%) Linux
3 8 (14.81%) Windows
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.70%) VMS
5 2 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ETL
2 10 (18.52%) UML
3 9 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) V-Model
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.26%) Usability Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
5 5 (9.26%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.41%) Manual Testing
6 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
6 4 (7.41%) Predictive Modelling
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) SOA
7 3 (5.56%) RAD
7 3 (5.56%) SSADM
7 3 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (5.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (51.85%) Java
3 7 (12.96%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (7.41%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) Oracle
2 11 (20.37%) Informatica
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) BEA
4 4 (7.41%) Teradata
4 4 (7.41%) Cognos
4 4 (7.41%) IBM
4 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.41%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (5.56%) Serena
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) HP
7 1 (1.85%) VocaLink
Rickmansworth
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 days ago