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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 68 94 70
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -24
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 81 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.55% 1.16% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 3.28% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 17 41
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£450 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -14.82%
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
1197 1006 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.75% 35.24% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 595 594
Average daily rate £375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 36 87
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.91 £14.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 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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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 +23 33 £450 +2.85% 15
Devon +15 17 £388 -
Bristol +2 15 £350 +21.73% 7
Somerset 0 5 - - 2
Wiltshire -9 5 £315 -0.78% 1
Dorset -3 4 £375 -5.95% 6
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) SQL
2 136 (87.18%) Oracle
3 101 (64.74%) Oracle Database
4 73 (46.79%) Security Cleared
5 46 (29.49%) DV Cleared
6 38 (24.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 35 (22.44%) Oracle APEX
8 33 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 27 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (16.67%) Java
12 25 (16.03%) UNIX
12 25 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (15.38%) SC Cleared
14 23 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
15 19 (12.18%) Microsoft
15 19 (12.18%) Oracle Reports
16 18 (11.54%) OO
17 17 (10.90%) ETL
17 17 (10.90%) Perl
17 17 (10.90%) Git (software)
18 16 (10.26%) Release Management
18 16 (10.26%) Subversion
18 16 (10.26%) SQL Server
18 16 (10.26%) Oracle Applications
19 15 (9.62%) XML
20 14 (8.97%) Linux
20 14 (8.97%) Oracle BI EE
21 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
21 13 (8.33%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 7 (4.49%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.92%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.64%) JCAPS
3 1 (0.64%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (4.49%) MS Office
2 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 23 (14.74%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (10.26%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.56%) Summit
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.64%) Cordys
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) SAN
2 1 (0.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (64.74%) Oracle Database
2 38 (24.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 32 (20.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (16.03%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (12.18%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (10.26%) SQL Server
7 14 (8.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 9 (5.77%) MS Access
9 9 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
9 9 (5.77%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (4.49%) PowerCenter
10 7 (4.49%) Siebel EIM
11 6 (3.85%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (3.85%) MongoDB
11 6 (3.85%) NoSQL
11 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (22.44%) Oracle APEX
2 17 (10.90%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.26%) Subversion
4 13 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
5 11 (7.05%) ClearCase
5 11 (7.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (5.77%) PVCS
6 9 (5.77%) Toad
7 7 (4.49%) JIRA
8 6 (3.85%) Maven
9 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.21%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.21%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.21%) Spock
10 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.64%) MSTest
11 1 (0.64%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 12 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (1.92%) Retail
3 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.64%) Electronics
4 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (64.74%) Developer
2 57 (36.54%) Oracle Developer
3 25 (16.03%) Oracle DBA
3 25 (16.03%) DBA
4 14 (8.97%) Analyst
4 14 (8.97%) SQL Developer
5 12 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 12 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.41%) PL/SQL Developer
7 9 (5.77%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
8 8 (5.13%) Consultant
8 8 (5.13%) Programmer
8 8 (5.13%) ETL Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Informatica Developer
9 7 (4.49%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.85%) OBIEE Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Informatica ETL Developer
11 5 (3.21%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (3.21%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.62%) XML
2 13 (8.33%) Web Services
3 12 (7.69%) .NET
4 11 (7.05%) jQuery
5 9 (5.77%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.77%) HTML
6 8 (5.13%) CSS
6 8 (5.13%) Middleware
6 8 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (3.85%) RESTful
7 6 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (3.85%) Spring
8 5 (3.21%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (3.21%) Apache Camel
8 5 (3.21%) SOAP
9 3 (1.92%) Apache Flex
10 2 (1.28%) JSON
10 2 (1.28%) J2EE
10 2 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.21%) Linked Data
3 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.92%) Open Source
5 2 (1.28%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.64%) DTV
6 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.03%) UNIX
2 14 (8.97%) Linux
3 6 (3.85%) AIX
4 5 (3.21%) Windows
5 2 (1.28%) Solaris
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (17.31%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (11.54%) OO
4 17 (10.90%) ETL
5 16 (10.26%) Release Management
6 13 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (7.69%) Migration
8 11 (7.05%) ITIL
9 8 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 7 (4.49%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.49%) Workflow
10 7 (4.49%) Validation
11 6 (3.85%) Regression Testing
11 6 (3.85%) CRM
11 6 (3.85%) Scrum
11 6 (3.85%) TDD
11 6 (3.85%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.21%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.21%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (16.67%) Java
3 17 (10.90%) Perl
4 13 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 12 (7.69%) C++
6 11 (7.05%) C#
6 11 (7.05%) Ruby
6 11 (7.05%) Python
6 11 (7.05%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.21%) VB
9 5 (3.21%) Groovy
10 4 (2.56%) VB6
11 2 (1.28%) VBA
11 2 (1.28%) PHP
12 1 (0.64%) XQuery
12 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 73 (46.79%) Security Cleared
2 46 (29.49%) DV Cleared
3 24 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.21%) Degree
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (1.92%) Siebel Certification
6 3 (1.92%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.64%) VCP4
7 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.56%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (3.21%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 136 (87.18%) Oracle
2 19 (12.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.41%) Informatica
4 8 (5.13%) Business Objects
4 8 (5.13%) Siebel
5 3 (1.92%) Adobe
6 2 (1.28%) SAP
6 2 (1.28%) Zend
7 1 (0.64%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) Netezza
7 1 (0.64%) Sun
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
UKHO
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Computer Futures
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