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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 110 69 110
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +41
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 34 81 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 2.55% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 6.82% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 10
Average daily rate £400 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +60.71%
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
1165 1188 910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.30% 37.46% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 764 545
Average daily rate £370 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 44
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.69 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.80 £44.50 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 2016.

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +2 14 £375 +18.11% 7
Gloucestershire -19 10 £475 +5.55% 4
Devon -14 5 £400 +3.22% 1
Wiltshire 0 4 £431 +56.81% 5
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 86 (98.85%) SQL
2 75 (86.21%) Oracle
3 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (44.83%) Oracle Database
5 32 (36.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 30 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 28 (32.18%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (29.89%) XML
9 25 (28.74%) Data Modelling
10 24 (27.59%) Unix
11 21 (24.14%) Toad
11 21 (24.14%) Finance
12 20 (22.99%) Scrum
12 20 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (22.99%) Java
13 19 (21.84%) Informatica
14 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
14 17 (19.54%) .NET
15 16 (18.39%) C#
16 15 (17.24%) XSLT
16 15 (17.24%) SOA
16 15 (17.24%) Shell Script
16 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
17 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
17 14 (16.09%) Oracle BI EE
17 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
17 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
17 14 (16.09%) ETL
17 14 (16.09%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (14.94%) Oracle Forms

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (12.64%) Apache
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (10.34%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.45%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.15%) Maximo
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle SCM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) LDAP
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (44.83%) Oracle Database
2 32 (36.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (22.99%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (16.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 14 (16.09%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (16.09%) Relational Database
5 10 (11.49%) SQL Server
6 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (8.05%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle OWB
8 4 (4.60%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.45%) Big Data
9 3 (3.45%) Cognos Report Studio
9 3 (3.45%) PowerCenter
9 3 (3.45%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (3.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Toad
2 13 (14.94%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (11.49%) JUnit
3 10 (11.49%) Selenium
4 8 (9.20%) JIRA
5 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.75%) JDeveloper
6 3 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.45%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (2.30%) Subversion
8 1 (1.15%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.15%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.15%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (24.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Manufacturing
3 6 (6.90%) Electronics
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.15%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 75 (86.21%) Developer
2 40 (45.98%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (16.09%) Java Developer
4 11 (12.64%) SQL Developer
5 10 (11.49%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (10.34%) Database Developer
6 9 (10.34%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Consultant
7 8 (9.20%) Informatica Developer
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle BI Developer
8 6 (6.90%) ETL Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Digital Developer
10 4 (4.60%) SQL Database Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Functional Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Forms Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (29.89%) XML
2 17 (19.54%) .NET
3 15 (17.24%) XSLT
4 12 (13.79%) Hibernate
5 10 (11.49%) Web Services
6 9 (10.34%) J2EE
6 9 (10.34%) JMS
7 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.05%) CSS
7 7 (8.05%) HTML
7 7 (8.05%) Spring
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.75%) Middleware
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.45%) CSS3
9 3 (3.45%) HTML5
9 3 (3.45%) Java EE
9 3 (3.45%) JSON
10 2 (2.30%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.45%) Statistics
3 3 (3.45%) Wiki
4 2 (2.30%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.15%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.59%) Unix
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) AIX
4 1 (1.15%) Debian
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (32.18%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (28.74%) Data Modelling
4 20 (22.99%) Scrum
5 15 (17.24%) SOA
6 14 (16.09%) ETL
6 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
7 13 (14.94%) Kimball Methodology
8 11 (12.64%) Open Source
8 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
8 11 (12.64%) Workflow
9 10 (11.49%) Dimensional Modelling
9 10 (11.49%) UML
10 9 (10.34%) System Testing
10 9 (10.34%) TDD
11 7 (8.05%) BPEL
11 7 (8.05%) Migration
11 7 (8.05%) OO
12 6 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (98.85%) SQL
2 20 (22.99%) Java
3 17 (19.54%) JavaScript
4 16 (18.39%) C#
5 15 (17.24%) Shell Script
6 10 (11.49%) C++
7 9 (10.34%) C
8 7 (8.05%) VB.NET
9 5 (5.75%) XQuery
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
11 3 (3.45%) Scala
12 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.15%) Perl
13 1 (1.15%) Python
13 1 (1.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.24%) DV Cleared
3 14 (16.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (2.30%) HNC
5 2 (2.30%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.45%) Basel II
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 3 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.45%) QA
2 3 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (3.45%) Data Guard
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 75 (86.21%) Oracle
2 19 (21.84%) Informatica
3 9 (10.34%) SAP
4 8 (9.20%) Teradata
5 4 (4.60%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.60%) Siebel
6 3 (3.45%) Cognos
7 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.15%) Endeca
8 1 (1.15%) IBM
8 1 (1.15%) IFS
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