The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 46 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 16 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 0.65% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.99% 1.55% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £400 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
267 258 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 39.79% 42.16% 41.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 135 198
Average daily rate £350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/SQL
East of England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 7 £283 -
Stevenage +6 3 £290 -27.50%
Watford - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hitchin - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Letchworth - - - - 1
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (64.00%) Java
3 13 (52.00%) Finance
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
4 11 (44.00%) ETL
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Informatica
7 6 (24.00%) DataStage
7 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) Banking
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
9 4 (16.00%) JMS
9 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
10 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (12.00%) UNIX
10 3 (12.00%) UML
10 3 (12.00%) OO

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (16.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (24.00%) DataStage
5 5 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
6 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (8.00%) DB2
7 2 (8.00%) SQLPlus
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
8 1 (4.00%) OLTP
8 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (4.00%) Data Mart
8 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic Workshop
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 13 (52.00%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) JMS
4 2 (8.00%) J2EE
5 1 (4.00%) Java EE
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) EJB
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (4.00%) JSF
5 1 (4.00%) Ajax
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.00%) N-Tier
3 3 (12.00%) Replication
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) ETL
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.00%) Database Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) UML
4 3 (12.00%) OO
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) E-business
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (64.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Informatica
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Teradata