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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 50 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 12 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.88% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 2.83% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £290 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £290 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.46%
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
216 283 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.91% 36.66% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 153 157
Average daily rate £375 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 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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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
Watford +9 5 £375 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - - 1
Royston - - - -
St Albans - - - - 3
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 24 (92.31%) Oracle
3 15 (57.69%) Java
4 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
5 10 (38.46%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (34.62%) XML
6 9 (34.62%) UNIX
7 8 (30.77%) J2EE
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
9 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 6 (23.08%) Java EE
10 5 (19.23%) NetCracker
10 5 (19.23%) CRM
10 5 (19.23%) C
10 5 (19.23%) Billing
10 5 (19.23%) ProC
11 4 (15.38%) SLA
11 4 (15.38%) Subversion
11 4 (15.38%) Maven
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
12 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
12 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (11.54%) TDD

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (11.54%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (3.85%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) LiveLink
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP R/3
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (19.23%) ProC
3 4 (15.38%) Subversion
3 4 (15.38%) Maven
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 2 (7.69%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.69%) XML Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Platform Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Perl Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) J2EE
3 6 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 6 (23.08%) Spring
3 6 (23.08%) Java EE
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (7.69%) XSLT
6 1 (3.85%) CGI
6 1 (3.85%) HTML
6 1 (3.85%) .NET
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.85%) EJB
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) Catalyst
6 1 (3.85%) Moose
6 1 (3.85%) JSF
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) VMS
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) CRM
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) UML
4 2 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (7.69%) OO
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) Workflow
5 1 (3.85%) SOA
5 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
4 5 (19.23%) C
5 2 (7.69%) Erlang
5 2 (7.69%) XQuery
6 1 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Sun Certification
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) NetCracker
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
3 2 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) BEA
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) OpenText
4 1 (3.85%) RedDot