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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 58 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.27% 1.93% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 4.98% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
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£380 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.14% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.28%
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
286 261 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 36.25% 38.67% 42.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 149 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £244 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £42.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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
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 4 August 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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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
Stevenage -3 6 £380 +31.03%
Watford - 1 £375 - 1
PL/SQL
East of England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (90.48%) Oracle
3 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
4 9 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (33.33%) Linux
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
6 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) ProC
7 5 (23.81%) Billing
7 5 (23.81%) NetCracker
7 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (23.81%) CRM
7 5 (23.81%) C
8 4 (19.05%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) J2EE
9 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (9.52%) Erlang
10 2 (9.52%) SLA
10 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
10 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (9.52%) SDLC
10 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
10 2 (9.52%) Scrum

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (66.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.76%) MySQL
6 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (23.81%) ProC
3 2 (9.52%) ClearCase
3 2 (9.52%) FitNesse
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Developer
2 6 (28.57%) PL/SQL Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) TIBCO Developer
6 2 (9.52%) OBIEE Developer
7 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Perl Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) MI Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Report Writer
7 1 (4.76%) DBA
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Programmer
7 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (9.52%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) Catalyst
3 1 (4.76%) Moose
3 1 (4.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) UNIX
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Database Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 5 (23.81%) C
4 4 (19.05%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) Erlang
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) NetCracker
3 2 (9.52%) TIBCO