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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 38 47 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +24
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 38 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.44% 0.78% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.73% 2.27% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -41.90%
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
354 176 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.40% 34.31% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 93 228
Average daily rate £355 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £9.85 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £50.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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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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 - 17 £324 -
Stevenage +2 4 £258 -39.41% 1
Hemel Hempstead -8 3 - -
Watford 0 1 £325 - 1
Letchworth - - - -
St Albans - - - - 1
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 56 (100.00%) SQL
2 55 (98.21%) Oracle
3 33 (58.93%) Oracle Database
4 31 (55.36%) Java
5 24 (42.86%) UNIX
6 22 (39.29%) Finance
7 20 (35.71%) ETL
8 19 (33.93%) Oracle Database 10g
9 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database 11g
10 15 (26.79%) XML
10 15 (26.79%) Oracle Forms
10 15 (26.79%) Oracle ODI
11 14 (25.00%) Web Services
12 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
12 13 (23.21%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (21.43%) DataStage
13 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
13 12 (21.43%) Spring
14 11 (19.64%) Informatica
14 11 (19.64%) UML
15 10 (17.86%) Replication
16 9 (16.07%) JUnit
16 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
16 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
17 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
17 8 (14.29%) V-Model
18 7 (12.50%) JIRA
18 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
18 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (23.21%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (58.93%) Oracle Database
2 19 (33.93%) Oracle Database 10g
3 17 (30.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 15 (26.79%) Oracle ODI
5 12 (21.43%) DataStage
6 7 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
8 5 (8.93%) OLTP
8 5 (8.93%) MS Access
9 4 (7.14%) RDBMS
9 4 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (7.14%) MySQL
9 4 (7.14%) OLAP
9 4 (7.14%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (7.14%) Data Mart
9 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (7.14%) Oracle OLAP
9 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (16.07%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.07%) JUnit
2 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (12.50%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) ClearQuest
5 3 (5.36%) PVCS
5 3 (5.36%) Toad
5 3 (5.36%) JDeveloper
5 3 (5.36%) TestDirector
6 2 (3.57%) WebLogic Workshop
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
3 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (80.36%) Developer
2 25 (44.64%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Tester
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Software Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Software Tester
9 1 (1.79%) Architect
9 1 (1.79%) Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Data Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) XML
2 14 (25.00%) Web Services
3 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
3 12 (21.43%) Spring
4 5 (8.93%) Oracle ADF
5 4 (7.14%) JMS
6 3 (5.36%) Java EE
6 3 (5.36%) J2EE
7 2 (3.57%) EJB
7 2 (3.57%) JSF
7 2 (3.57%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) SOAP
8 1 (1.79%) HTML
8 1 (1.79%) REST
8 1 (1.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Replication
2 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.93%) PKI
4 4 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
4 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.86%) UNIX
2 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) ETL
2 13 (23.21%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (19.64%) UML
4 8 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 8 (14.29%) V-Model
5 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Database Tuning
7 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (8.93%) Usability Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.14%) Predictive Modelling
8 4 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.36%) SOA
9 3 (5.36%) RAD
9 3 (5.36%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) SQL
2 31 (55.36%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) Oracle
2 11 (19.64%) Informatica
3 5 (8.93%) Teradata
4 4 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) Cognos
4 4 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) BEA
5 3 (5.36%) Serena
6 1 (1.79%) VocaLink
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