The first table below looks at the demand for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 Slough 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 29 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.80% 1.80% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 4.50% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £283
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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.92% 39.93% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PL/SQL
Berkshire

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Slough

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) DataStage
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) RDBMS

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) DataStage
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) DataStage Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus