The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 17 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.25% 4.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.63% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £52.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year
-32.38% +19.31%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 27.92% 21.43% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 8
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Midlands region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Midlands region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) UNIX
3 5 (45.45%) CRM
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle OWB
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle OLAP
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) OLAP
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Northgate
6 2 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (9.09%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle OLAP
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (36.36%) OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (9.09%) OLTP
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) JDBC
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Northgate