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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 6 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 29 25 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.59% 23.81% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.66% 45.45% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 5
Average daily rate
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£394 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £335 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.38
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.12%
PL/SQL
West Midlands

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
77 55 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 52.03% 52.38% 38.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 20 26
Average daily rate £388 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £490 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +2 26 £400 +52.38%
PL/SQL
West Midlands

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (58.82%) UNIX
3 19 (55.88%) Oracle
4 18 (52.94%) webMethods
5 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
6 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 9 (26.47%) Java
7 9 (26.47%) SAX
8 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) Informatica
9 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
9 6 (17.65%) HP
10 5 (14.71%) OO
10 5 (14.71%) RUP
10 5 (14.71%) Perl
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
10 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
11 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (11.76%) Exstream
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
11 4 (11.76%) BEA
12 3 (8.82%) Linux
12 3 (8.82%) XML
12 3 (8.82%) COBOL
12 3 (8.82%) Exstream Dialogue

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.82%) Exstream Dialogue
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.88%) DTS
2 2 (5.88%) SQLPlus
2 2 (5.88%) Data Mart
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (2.94%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (2.94%) ERwin
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) webMethods Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Web Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) SAX
2 5 (14.71%) J2EE
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 20 (58.82%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Waterfall
2 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.71%) OO
5 5 (14.71%) RUP
5 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
5 5 (14.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (5.88%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (5.88%) Data Security
6 2 (5.88%) Security Management
6 2 (5.88%) ETL
7 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
7 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) Perl
4 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (8.82%) COBOL
6 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 18 (52.94%) webMethods
3 6 (17.65%) HP
3 6 (17.65%) Informatica
4 4 (11.76%) BEA
5 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.88%) ICL
5 2 (5.88%) Pega
6 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft