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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 50 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 13 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.97% 0.98% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.86% 2.45% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 7
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£310 £375 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +74.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+65.17% -30.00%
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
222 245 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.69% 39.84% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 132 200
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 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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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 - 5 £310 -
Stevenage -2 2 £258 -
Watford - 1 - -
St Albans - - - - 1
Hoddesdon - - - -
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 53 (100.00%) SQL
2 52 (98.11%) Oracle
3 30 (56.60%) Java
4 28 (52.83%) Oracle Database
5 27 (50.94%) UNIX
6 24 (45.28%) Finance
7 17 (32.08%) XML
8 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 10g
9 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
9 15 (28.30%) Spring
10 14 (26.42%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (18.87%) UML
11 10 (18.87%) ETL
11 10 (18.87%) JIRA
11 10 (18.87%) Oracle ODI
12 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
12 9 (16.98%) Linux
12 9 (16.98%) QuickTest Pro
12 9 (16.98%) Web Services
12 9 (16.98%) JUnit
12 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
13 8 (15.09%) Windows
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle Reports
13 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (15.09%) V-Model
14 7 (13.21%) Oracle ADF
14 7 (13.21%) Replication

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (16.98%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle 10gAS
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.89%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SAP R/3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) Oracle Database
2 16 (30.19%) Oracle Database 10g
3 10 (18.87%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (15.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (11.32%) DataStage
6 5 (9.43%) MS Access
6 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (7.55%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (7.55%) MySQL
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
7 4 (7.55%) OLAP
7 4 (7.55%) OLTP
7 4 (7.55%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (7.55%) Data Mart
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.55%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (5.66%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (18.87%) JIRA
3 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
3 9 (16.98%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (16.98%) JUnit
4 5 (9.43%) Subversion
4 5 (9.43%) ClearQuest
5 4 (7.55%) Maven
6 3 (5.66%) TestDirector
6 3 (5.66%) JDeveloper
6 3 (5.66%) Toad
6 3 (5.66%) PVCS
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (73.58%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) Oracle Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Tester
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) XML Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Data Consultant
8 1 (1.89%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Lead Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) XML
2 15 (28.30%) Hibernate
2 15 (28.30%) Spring
3 9 (16.98%) Web Services
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle ADF
5 6 (11.32%) J2EE
5 6 (11.32%) Java EE
6 2 (3.77%) XSLT
6 2 (3.77%) EJB
6 2 (3.77%) JSF
6 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) jQuery
7 1 (1.89%) CSS
7 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.89%) .NET
7 1 (1.89%) HTML
7 1 (1.89%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Replication
2 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
3 5 (9.43%) PKI
4 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.55%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Life Science
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.94%) UNIX
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.66%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.77%) Solaris
5 2 (3.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) UML
1 10 (18.87%) ETL
2 9 (16.98%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (15.09%) V-Model
4 5 (9.43%) Usability Testing
4 5 (9.43%) OO
4 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.55%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
5 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.66%) SOA
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) RAD
6 3 (5.66%) SSADM
6 3 (5.66%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (5.66%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (56.60%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) XQuery
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
2 4 (7.55%) Data Quality
3 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (98.11%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Informatica
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.43%) BEA
3 5 (9.43%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.55%) Cognos
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.55%) Teradata
5 3 (5.66%) Serena
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) VMware
7 1 (1.89%) RedDot
7 1 (1.89%) Open Text
7 1 (1.89%) VocaLink