The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 117 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 168 160 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.70% 1.75% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 5.32% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 99 70
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +15.07%
PL/SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3450 3005 3074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.81% 32.86% 35.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2190 1657 1617
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £230 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 113 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.74 £15.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +3 49 £400 +21.21% 3
Hampshire -5 48 £400 +3.22% 11
Buckinghamshire -22 17 £300 -29.82% 1
Berkshire 0 15 £400 +6.66% 6
West Sussex -3 13 £323 +8.40%
Oxfordshire -15 9 £440 -2.22% 1
Kent +8 3 £338 -28.94% 2
M4 Corridor +1 1 £325 -
Middlesex -8 1 £200 -23.80%
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 299 (99.01%) SQL
2 253 (83.77%) Oracle
3 157 (51.99%) Oracle Database
4 103 (34.11%) XML
5 100 (33.11%) UNIX
6 91 (30.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 90 (29.80%) Shell Script
8 81 (26.82%) Security Cleared
9 77 (25.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 77 (25.50%) SC Cleared
10 76 (25.17%) Java
11 72 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (20.53%) Perl
13 50 (16.56%) System Testing
14 48 (15.89%) JavaScript
15 47 (15.56%) WebLogic
15 47 (15.56%) SOAP
16 46 (15.23%) Telecoms
17 44 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
18 42 (13.91%) .NET
19 41 (13.58%) Linux
20 40 (13.25%) Oracle Forms
21 39 (12.91%) Test Management
22 38 (12.58%) HP Quality Center
22 38 (12.58%) SoapUI
22 38 (12.58%) HTML
22 38 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
23 37 (12.25%) Finance
23 37 (12.25%) XML Messaging
23 37 (12.25%) HP

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (15.56%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.98%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.65%) Apache
4 7 (2.32%) IIS
4 7 (2.32%) MQSeries
5 6 (1.99%) JBoss
6 5 (1.66%) Documentum
7 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle 10gAS
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.66%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.33%) SAS
10 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.33%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.33%) JCAPS
10 1 (0.33%) CMS
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 14 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (4.30%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.98%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (2.65%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (2.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.66%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (1.66%) Oracle ERP
6 5 (1.66%) Cordys
7 4 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.99%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.99%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle BRM
9 2 (0.66%) SAP PSCD
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.99%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.30%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.32%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.99%) LDAP
4 2 (0.66%) GSM
4 2 (0.66%) UMTS
4 2 (0.66%) FTP
4 2 (0.66%) LTE
4 2 (0.66%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (51.99%) Oracle Database
2 91 (30.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 77 (25.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 38 (12.58%) Data Warehouse
5 36 (11.92%) SQL Server
6 31 (10.26%) Oracle BI EE
7 27 (8.94%) Oracle Reports
7 27 (8.94%) Oracle9i Database
8 20 (6.62%) BusinessObjects
8 20 (6.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 17 (5.63%) Oracle Database 12c
10 13 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (3.97%) Relational Database
12 11 (3.64%) Oracle OWB
13 8 (2.65%) Oracle Discoverer
13 8 (2.65%) RDBMS
14 7 (2.32%) PowerCenter
15 6 (1.99%) OLAP
15 6 (1.99%) MySQL
15 6 (1.99%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 40 (13.25%) Oracle Forms
2 38 (12.58%) SoapUI
3 32 (10.60%) Oracle APEX
4 19 (6.29%) Maven
5 18 (5.96%) Git (software)
6 15 (4.97%) Eclipse
7 14 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (3.64%) Toad
8 11 (3.64%) Ant
9 10 (3.31%) JUnit
9 10 (3.31%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.31%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.32%) CA Gen
10 7 (2.32%) Gerrit
10 7 (2.32%) Subversion
10 7 (2.32%) Selenium
10 7 (2.32%) Fiddler
11 5 (1.66%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.32%) Hudson
12 4 (1.32%) MSBuild
General
1 46 (15.23%) Telecoms
2 37 (12.25%) Finance
3 13 (4.30%) Marketing
4 8 (2.65%) Banking
5 7 (2.32%) Military
5 7 (2.32%) Billing
6 4 (1.32%) Retail
6 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.33%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 160 (52.98%) Developer
2 80 (26.49%) Oracle Developer
3 59 (19.54%) Analyst
4 38 (12.58%) Test Analyst
5 31 (10.26%) Java Developer
6 23 (7.62%) Consultant
7 16 (5.30%) DBA
7 16 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (4.97%) Architect
8 15 (4.97%) Senior Test Analyst
9 14 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 13 (4.30%) Oracle DBA
11 12 (3.97%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.64%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.31%) Database Developer
14 9 (2.98%) Oracle Consultant
14 9 (2.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 8 (2.65%) OBIEE Developer
15 8 (2.65%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (34.11%) XML
2 47 (15.56%) SOAP
3 42 (13.91%) .NET
4 38 (12.58%) HTML
5 37 (12.25%) XML Messaging
6 32 (10.60%) Web Services
7 30 (9.93%) CSS
8 27 (8.94%) Oracle Fusion
9 24 (7.95%) Middleware
10 23 (7.62%) jQuery
11 19 (6.29%) .NET Framework
11 19 (6.29%) ASP.NET
12 18 (5.96%) J2EE
12 18 (5.96%) Java EE
12 18 (5.96%) Ajax
13 17 (5.63%) Spring
14 15 (4.97%) WCF
15 13 (4.30%) JSF
16 11 (3.64%) Hibernate
17 9 (2.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.32%) Data Centre
3 6 (1.99%) Smart Meter
3 6 (1.99%) Statistics
4 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.66%) W3C
5 2 (0.66%) DTV
5 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.66%) Replication
5 2 (0.66%) Clustering
5 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.33%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 100 (33.11%) UNIX
2 41 (13.58%) Linux
3 17 (5.63%) Windows
4 15 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.30%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.65%) Solaris
8 5 (1.66%) HPUX
9 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (16.56%) System Testing
3 44 (14.57%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (12.91%) Test Management
5 35 (11.59%) Use Case
6 30 (9.93%) ETL
7 25 (8.28%) Data Modelling
8 24 (7.95%) Waterfall
9 23 (7.62%) Test Planning
9 23 (7.62%) Data Analysis
9 23 (7.62%) Business Analysis
10 22 (7.28%) Test Scripting
10 22 (7.28%) ITIL
10 22 (7.28%) Scrum
11 20 (6.62%) SOA
12 19 (6.29%) Configuration Management
12 19 (6.29%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.96%) Performance Tuning
14 16 (5.30%) Business Development
14 16 (5.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 299 (99.01%) SQL
2 90 (29.80%) Shell Script
3 76 (25.17%) Java
4 62 (20.53%) Perl
5 48 (15.89%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.95%) C#
7 15 (4.97%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.31%) Python
8 10 (3.31%) Jython
9 7 (2.32%) Bash Shell
9 7 (2.32%) VB.NET
10 6 (1.99%) ABAP
10 6 (1.99%) C
10 6 (1.99%) VBScript
10 6 (1.99%) C-shell
11 5 (1.66%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
12 4 (1.32%) VBA
13 2 (0.66%) PeopleCode
13 2 (0.66%) VB
13 2 (0.66%) MapBasic
Qualifications
1 81 (26.82%) Security Cleared
2 77 (25.50%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.28%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.64%) Degree
5 8 (2.65%) ISEB
6 3 (0.99%) OCP
6 3 (0.99%) OCA
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (0.99%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (3.97%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle Clusterware
3 5 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (12.58%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (6.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 11 (3.64%) Data Guard
3 11 (3.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (1.99%) Control-M
5 1 (0.33%) Ansible
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 253 (83.77%) Oracle
2 37 (12.25%) HP
3 36 (11.92%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.29%) Informatica
5 15 (4.97%) Red Hat
6 12 (3.97%) webMethods
7 11 (3.64%) Adobe
8 9 (2.98%) SAP
8 9 (2.98%) VMware
9 8 (2.65%) BEA
9 8 (2.65%) Pega
10 5 (1.66%) Tableau
10 5 (1.66%) Eloqua
10 5 (1.66%) Aprimo
11 3 (0.99%) Teradata
11 3 (0.99%) Google
11 3 (0.99%) Siebel
12 2 (0.66%) IBM
12 2 (0.66%) Serena
12 2 (0.66%) Mapinfo
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