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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 69 105 70
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -35
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 79 22 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.49% 0.88% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 2.61% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 13 37
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£450 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £484 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+65.17% -27.74%
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
1146 844 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.08% 33.92% 42.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 521 591
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 50 102
Average hourly rate £36.45 £32.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.15% -10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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
Gloucestershire +16 38 £450 -10.00% 2
Devon +12 16 £325 -
Bristol -9 13 £325 +4.41% 7
Dorset -6 3 £353 -13.49% 6
Wiltshire -12 2 £275 - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 147 (100.00%) SQL
2 128 (87.07%) Oracle
3 83 (56.46%) Oracle Database
4 61 (41.50%) Security Cleared
5 39 (26.53%) DV Cleared
6 33 (22.45%) Oracle APEX
6 33 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (21.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 29 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 26 (17.69%) Java
10 26 (17.69%) UNIX
11 25 (17.01%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 18 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (12.24%) Finance
12 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
13 17 (11.56%) Release Management
13 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
13 17 (11.56%) OO
13 17 (11.56%) Perl
14 15 (10.20%) .NET
14 15 (10.20%) Subversion
15 14 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (9.52%) C#
16 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
16 13 (8.84%) Linux
16 13 (8.84%) ETL
17 12 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (2.04%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) JCAPS
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.40%) MS Office
3 3 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (8.16%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.72%) Summit
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.68%) Cordys
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (56.46%) Oracle Database
2 32 (21.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 28 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 25 (17.01%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (8.84%) SQL Server
8 12 (8.16%) Oracle9i Database
9 11 (7.48%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (5.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (5.44%) MS Access
10 8 (5.44%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (4.76%) Siebel EIM
11 7 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (4.08%) MongoDB
12 6 (4.08%) NoSQL
13 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 33 (22.45%) Oracle APEX
2 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.20%) Subversion
4 11 (7.48%) ClearCase
4 11 (7.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (6.12%) PVCS
6 8 (5.44%) Oracle Forms
7 7 (4.76%) JIRA
8 6 (4.08%) Maven
9 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.40%) Visual Studio
9 5 (3.40%) Toad
9 5 (3.40%) IntelliJ
9 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.40%) Spock
10 4 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.68%) JDeveloper
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Electronics
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Retail
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (63.95%) Developer
2 50 (34.01%) Oracle Developer
3 17 (11.56%) Oracle DBA
3 17 (11.56%) DBA
4 12 (8.16%) Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Consultant
6 10 (6.80%) Java Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 9 (6.12%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 8 (5.44%) Programmer
9 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (3.40%) OBIEE Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Database Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Analyst Programmer
11 4 (2.72%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.72%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.20%) .NET
2 12 (8.16%) jQuery
3 10 (6.80%) CSS
3 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET
3 10 (6.80%) XML
3 10 (6.80%) HTML
4 9 (6.12%) Web Services
5 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (5.44%) Middleware
5 8 (5.44%) Spring
5 8 (5.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 5 (3.40%) RESTful
6 5 (3.40%) ActiveMQ
6 5 (3.40%) J2EE
6 5 (3.40%) Apache Camel
7 4 (2.72%) JSON
8 3 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.36%) XSL
9 2 (1.36%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.40%) DTV
2 5 (3.40%) Linked Data
3 4 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.04%) Open Source
5 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) UNIX
2 13 (8.84%) Linux
3 5 (3.40%) Windows
4 4 (2.72%) AIX
5 2 (1.36%) Solaris
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.45%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (19.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (11.56%) Release Management
3 17 (11.56%) OO
4 13 (8.84%) ETL
5 12 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.48%) ITIL
7 8 (5.44%) Validation
8 7 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.76%) Migration
8 7 (4.76%) Workflow
9 6 (4.08%) CRM
9 6 (4.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.08%) TDD
9 6 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.40%) Waterfall
10 5 (3.40%) BDD
10 5 (3.40%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.40%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (17.69%) Java
3 17 (11.56%) Perl
4 14 (9.52%) C#
5 12 (8.16%) Shell Script
6 11 (7.48%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.48%) Ruby
6 11 (7.48%) Python
6 11 (7.48%) C++
7 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.40%) Groovy
9 5 (3.40%) VB
10 4 (2.72%) VB6
11 2 (1.36%) VBA
11 2 (1.36%) PHP
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
12 1 (0.68%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (41.50%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.53%) DV Cleared
3 18 (12.24%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.40%) Degree
5 3 (2.04%) Siebel Certification
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.72%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.40%) Data Guard
1 5 (3.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 128 (87.07%) Oracle
2 18 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.44%) Business Objects
3 8 (5.44%) Informatica
4 7 (4.76%) Siebel
5 6 (4.08%) SAP
6 4 (2.72%) Netezza
6 4 (2.72%) Greenplum
7 3 (2.04%) Adobe
8 2 (1.36%) Zend
9 1 (0.68%) VMware
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago