The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 South West 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 93 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 52 66 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.56% 2.81% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.26% 7.16% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 50 75
Average daily rate £350 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £290 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1222 922 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.74% 39.20% 38.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 752 519 777
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 57 105
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.57 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
PL/SQL
England

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +1 25 £350 -17.64% 1
Bristol -12 9 £325 +4.00% 9
Dorset -9 8 £399 +21.75% 5
Gloucestershire -14 5 £425 +13.33% 2
Devon -8 3 £425 +27.66%
Somerset - - - - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (98.70%) SQL
2 71 (92.21%) Oracle
3 40 (51.95%) Oracle Database
4 25 (32.47%) XML
5 24 (31.17%) Linux
6 23 (29.87%) CSS
7 21 (27.27%) UNIX
7 21 (27.27%) jQuery
8 20 (25.97%) Oracle Database 11g
8 20 (25.97%) Spring
8 20 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (25.97%) Finance
9 18 (23.38%) Subversion
10 17 (22.08%) Maven
10 17 (22.08%) Oracle Database 10g
10 17 (22.08%) Ant
11 16 (20.78%) WebLogic
11 16 (20.78%) Java
11 16 (20.78%) XML Schema
11 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
11 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
11 16 (20.78%) CSS3
12 15 (19.48%) JAX-WS
12 15 (19.48%) JSF
12 15 (19.48%) Eclipse
13 12 (15.58%) Migration
13 12 (15.58%) ETL
13 12 (15.58%) HTML
13 12 (15.58%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (20.78%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic Portal
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 2 (2.60%) SAS
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPEL
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) LDAP
2 5 (6.49%) SAN
3 2 (2.60%) Internet
4 1 (1.30%) X.509
4 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (51.95%) Oracle Database
2 20 (25.97%) Oracle Database 11g
3 17 (22.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.60%) Essbase
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (2.60%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (2.60%) DB2
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.30%) DTS
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Subversion
2 17 (22.08%) Maven
2 17 (22.08%) Ant
3 16 (20.78%) Jenkins
4 15 (19.48%) Eclipse
5 8 (10.39%) JUnit
5 8 (10.39%) Selenium
5 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
6 7 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (6.49%) JDeveloper
8 4 (5.19%) Mockito
9 1 (1.30%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.30%) Toad
9 1 (1.30%) JIRA
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (25.97%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Banking
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (50.65%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) DBA
3 12 (15.58%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (14.29%) Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.49%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.49%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Senior DBA
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.90%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.47%) XML
2 23 (29.87%) CSS
3 21 (27.27%) jQuery
4 20 (25.97%) Spring
5 16 (20.78%) XML Schema
5 16 (20.78%) CSS3
6 15 (19.48%) JAX-WS
6 15 (19.48%) JSF
7 12 (15.58%) HTML
7 12 (15.58%) .NET
8 6 (7.79%) J2EE
8 6 (7.79%) XSLT
9 5 (6.49%) WebCenter
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.19%) JSON
10 4 (5.19%) Middleware
11 3 (3.90%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.90%) Web Services
11 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Replication
2 2 (2.60%) DTV
2 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.17%) Linux
2 21 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Solaris
3 2 (2.60%) Windows NT
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (20.78%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.58%) ETL
3 12 (15.58%) Migration
4 8 (10.39%) Data Migration
4 8 (10.39%) SOA
5 6 (7.79%) Workflow
5 6 (7.79%) Data Modelling
6 5 (6.49%) CRM
6 5 (6.49%) BPEL
6 5 (6.49%) Web Development
6 5 (6.49%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.19%) MVC
7 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.19%) OO
8 3 (3.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 76 (98.70%) SQL
2 16 (20.78%) Java
3 9 (11.69%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) Perl
6 5 (6.49%) XQuery
6 5 (6.49%) VBScript
6 5 (6.49%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 2 (2.60%) C
7 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) AWK
8 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (1.30%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.60%) OCP
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 71 (92.21%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) SAP
3 4 (5.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
4 3 (3.90%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.30%) HP
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
Wiltshire
Axica Recruitment
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
South West England
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago