The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 76 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 71 46 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.10% 2.17% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 5.94% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £575 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £30.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.73% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -41.90%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1239 775 1146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.70% 36.54% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 508 609
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 95
Average hourly rate £39.50 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.50% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.06 £14.79 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the South West

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
Gloucestershire -2 25 £405 +24.61% 3
Bristol -16 22 £335 +59.52% 8
Dorset +7 12 £418 +41.52% 1
Somerset - 9 £290 - 3
Wiltshire -23 2 £360 -28.00% 3
Devon -25 1 - - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 110 (100.00%) SQL
2 101 (91.82%) Oracle
3 45 (40.91%) Oracle Database
4 30 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (26.36%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
7 23 (20.91%) Finance
8 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 21 (19.09%) ETL
10 20 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
11 18 (16.36%) Java
11 18 (16.36%) .NET
12 16 (14.55%) UNIX
12 16 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
13 14 (12.73%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (11.82%) DV Cleared
14 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (11.82%) Oracle Forms
14 13 (11.82%) C#
15 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
15 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
15 12 (10.91%) Oracle ODI
16 11 (10.00%) Perl
17 10 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
17 10 (9.09%) Business Objects
17 10 (9.09%) XML
17 10 (9.09%) Informatica
17 10 (9.09%) Middleware
17 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
18 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 6 (5.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (3.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.91%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.91%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Office
2 3 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) GIMP
3 1 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.91%) Cordys
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.64%) SAN
2 2 (1.82%) Telnet
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (40.91%) Oracle Database
2 29 (26.36%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 16 (14.55%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (12.73%) Oracle BI EE
6 12 (10.91%) Oracle ODI
6 12 (10.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (7.27%) Oracle OWB
7 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
8 7 (6.36%) SQL Server
9 6 (5.45%) Oracle9i Database
9 6 (5.45%) Star Schema
10 5 (4.55%) Siebel EIM
10 5 (4.55%) Oracle OLAP
10 5 (4.55%) OLAP
10 5 (4.55%) PowerCenter
10 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
11 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (3.64%) DB2
11 4 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (11.82%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (8.18%) Subversion
4 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.36%) PVCS
4 7 (6.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (5.45%) ClearCase
6 2 (1.82%) Ant
6 2 (1.82%) JUnit
6 2 (1.82%) Maven
7 1 (0.91%) JIRA
7 1 (0.91%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.91%) Mockito
7 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.91%) Toad
General
1 23 (20.91%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.45%) Electronics
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
4 5 (4.55%) Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (65.45%) Developer
2 39 (35.45%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 11 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 10 (9.09%) Consultant
5 8 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.45%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) Architect
8 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.64%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) XML
2 10 (9.09%) Middleware
2 10 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 9 (8.18%) J2EE
3 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.27%) HTML
4 8 (7.27%) CSS
4 8 (7.27%) jQuery
4 8 (7.27%) Web Services
5 5 (4.55%) Spring
6 4 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.73%) JSON
8 2 (1.82%) Ajax
8 2 (1.82%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.82%) SOAP
8 2 (1.82%) Struts
8 2 (1.82%) XSD
8 2 (1.82%) XSL
8 2 (1.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) DTV
3 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Replication
4 1 (0.91%) Open Source
4 1 (0.91%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) UNIX
2 4 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Solaris
4 1 (0.91%) MVS
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (19.09%) ETL
3 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (8.18%) Release Management
6 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.27%) Validation
7 7 (6.36%) ITIL
7 7 (6.36%) OO
8 6 (5.45%) Workflow
8 6 (5.45%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.55%) Data Validation
9 5 (4.55%) Migration
9 5 (4.55%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.64%) CRM
10 4 (3.64%) Information Management
10 4 (3.64%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (16.36%) Java
3 13 (11.82%) C#
4 11 (10.00%) Perl
5 8 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.27%) Shell Script
6 7 (6.36%) Ruby
6 7 (6.36%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.36%) C++
6 7 (6.36%) Bash Shell
7 6 (5.45%) Python
8 4 (3.64%) VBA
9 2 (1.82%) XPath
9 2 (1.82%) VB
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 22 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.82%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.73%) Siebel Certification
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.82%) HNC
4 2 (1.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) COBIT
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (4.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 101 (91.82%) Oracle
2 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 10 (9.09%) Informatica
4 6 (5.45%) SAP
5 5 (4.55%) Siebel
6 4 (3.64%) Netezza
6 4 (3.64%) Greenplum
7 3 (2.73%) Hyperion
7 3 (2.73%) Cognos
8 1 (0.91%) Adobe
8 1 (0.91%) webMethods
8 1 (0.91%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £425 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £515 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-450 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago