The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire 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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 19 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 4 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.05% 9.89% 19.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 24.32% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 19
Average daily rate
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- £425 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%
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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 Shropshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 24.43% 40.66% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 42
Average daily rate £350 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.48 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
5 4 (36.36%) COBOL
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
5 4 (36.36%) ICL
5 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
6 3 (27.27%) BEA
6 3 (27.27%) Informatica
6 3 (27.27%) RUP
6 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
6 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
6 3 (27.27%) Documentum
6 3 (27.27%) Java
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) VB
6 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 2 (18.18%) ETL
7 2 (18.18%) Data Security
7 2 (18.18%) Security Management
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) SQLPlus
7 2 (18.18%) Solvency II
7 2 (18.18%) CA Gen

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Shropshire 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 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) Documentum
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQLPlus
2 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
2 2 (18.18%) CA Gen
3 1 (9.09%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (9.09%) ERwin
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Architect
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) RUP
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) COBOL
2 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) ICL
3 3 (27.27%) BEA
3 3 (27.27%) Informatica
4 2 (18.18%) Pega
5 1 (9.09%) webMethods