The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 73 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.97% 0.20% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.45% 0.60% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 7
Average daily rate £475 - £240
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 - £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £284
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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
290 332 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 33.77% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 172
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
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 Reading

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Reading

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
3 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
4 14 (45.16%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) Java EE
6 10 (32.26%) JBoss
6 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
7 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) Maven
7 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
8 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
8 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
8 5 (16.13%) Spring
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 5 (16.13%) JUnit
9 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (9.68%) Liquibase
10 3 (9.68%) DevOps
10 3 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (9.68%) Selenium
10 3 (9.68%) Checkstyle
10 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.68%) REST
10 3 (9.68%) Hudson

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (32.26%) JBoss
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
2 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (25.81%) Maven
3 5 (16.13%) JUnit
3 5 (16.13%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.68%) Artifactory
4 3 (9.68%) Checkstyle
4 3 (9.68%) Cobertura
4 3 (9.68%) FindBugs
4 3 (9.68%) Hudson
4 3 (9.68%) Liquibase
4 3 (9.68%) Selenium
4 3 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (9.68%) Subversion
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 10 (32.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Java EE
2 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.23%) CGI
5 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Unit Testing
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
3 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (9.68%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (9.68%) DevOps
3 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.68%) Static Code Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
4 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
4 2 (6.45%) Scrum
4 2 (6.45%) TDD
4 2 (6.45%) Test Management
4 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Use Case
5 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (96.77%) SQL
2 23 (74.19%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (67.74%) SC Cleared
1 21 (67.74%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.13%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.23%) SAP