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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 52 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.98% 1.56% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.80% 4.78% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 9
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -21.11%
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
184 230 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.77% 32.53% 38.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 102 158
Average daily rate £400 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 14
Average hourly rate £43.70 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% -12.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
3 4 (36.36%) Data Management
3 4 (36.36%) iPad
3 4 (36.36%) Supply Chain Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
4 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) JDA
5 2 (18.18%) B2B
5 2 (18.18%) B2C
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (9.09%) COBOL

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Perl Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) AIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Data Management
1 4 (36.36%) Data Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
1 4 (36.36%) ETL
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
1 4 (36.36%) Supply Chain Transformation
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) B2B
3 2 (18.18%) B2C
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) JDA
3 1 (9.09%) Sunopsis