The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Shropshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 21 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.73% 8.33% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.90% 25.00% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Average daily rate £413 £565 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.99% +52.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £473 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £565 £500
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
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 31.34% 33.33% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 44
Average daily rate £300 £475 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +38.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PL/SQL
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (87.50%) Oracle
3 20 (62.50%) Informatica
4 18 (56.25%) Data Modelling
5 17 (53.13%) OLAP
6 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
7 13 (40.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
7 13 (40.63%) ETL
7 13 (40.63%) RDBMS
8 10 (31.25%) UNIX
9 9 (28.13%) Business Objects
10 8 (25.00%) PowerExchange
10 8 (25.00%) Degree
10 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 7 (21.88%) Pega
11 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
11 7 (21.88%) J2EE
11 7 (21.88%) webMethods
11 7 (21.88%) BEA
11 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
12 5 (15.63%) OO
12 5 (15.63%) RUP
12 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
13 4 (12.50%) Migration
13 4 (12.50%) VBA
13 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (25.00%) PowerExchange
2 7 (21.88%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) OLAP
2 16 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle OLAP
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (40.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 12 (37.50%) Informatica Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) ETL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Data Modelling
2 13 (40.63%) ETL
3 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (21.88%) Problem Management
5 5 (15.63%) OO
5 5 (15.63%) RUP
5 5 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.50%) Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.25%) Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) System Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (9.38%) COBOL
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Oracle
2 20 (62.50%) Informatica
3 9 (28.13%) Business Objects
4 7 (21.88%) Pega
4 7 (21.88%) webMethods
4 7 (21.88%) BEA
5 3 (9.38%) ICL