The first table below looks at the demand for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Sheffield 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 25 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.62% 1.11% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.79% 2.70% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £420 £344 £158
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.18% +117.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 33.62% 41.11% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 46 23
Average daily rate £290 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PL/SQL
South Yorkshire

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
4 6 (66.67%) ETL
5 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (55.56%) Informatica
5 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
6 4 (44.44%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (44.44%) Finance
7 3 (33.33%) ERwin
8 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
8 2 (22.22%) Replication
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (11.11%) WinForms
9 1 (11.11%) Clustering
9 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
9 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (11.11%) Banking
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (11.11%) SRDF

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) DTS
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ERwin
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modeller
2 2 (22.22%) Senior DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ETL
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 1 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (11.11%) Control-M
2 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) Informatica
3 1 (11.11%) Veritas
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
3 1 (11.11%) BMC