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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 86 60 68
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 56 50 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.69% 2.27% 2.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 6.10% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 31
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£375 £375 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £575 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £28.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+33.92% -25.82%
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
1168 820 1132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 35.21% 37.17% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 524 586
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -1 25 £405 +8.00% 8
Dorset +4 13 £425 -
Somerset - 10 £290 -
Bristol -19 7 £335 +50.56% 5
Devon - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 93 (98.94%) SQL
2 83 (88.30%) Oracle
3 35 (37.23%) Business Intelligence
4 30 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (29.79%) Oracle Database
6 25 (26.60%) Finance
7 22 (23.40%) ETL
8 18 (19.15%) UNIX
8 18 (19.15%) .NET
9 17 (18.09%) Java
10 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
11 12 (12.77%) C#
11 12 (12.77%) CSS
12 11 (11.70%) XML
12 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
12 11 (11.70%) jQuery
12 11 (11.70%) Subversion
13 10 (10.64%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (10.64%) Informatica
13 10 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
13 10 (10.64%) Business Objects
13 10 (10.64%) J2EE
13 10 (10.64%) Oracle ODI
14 9 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
14 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
14 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
14 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
14 9 (9.57%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (9.57%) DV Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (4.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.19%) SAS
2 3 (3.19%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.06%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) GIMP
2 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (7.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) LDAP
2 3 (3.19%) SAN
3 2 (2.13%) Telnet
4 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.91%) Data Warehouse
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle Database
3 14 (14.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (10.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (10.64%) Oracle ODI
5 9 (9.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.57%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (7.45%) Oracle OWB
8 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
9 5 (5.32%) Star Schema
9 5 (5.32%) PowerCenter
9 5 (5.32%) OLAP
9 5 (5.32%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (4.26%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (3.19%) DB2
11 3 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (3.19%) Essbase
11 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Subversion
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (6.38%) Ant
3 6 (6.38%) Maven
4 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.32%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (4.26%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.19%) Selenium
7 2 (2.13%) JUnit
8 1 (1.06%) Toad
8 1 (1.06%) JIRA
8 1 (1.06%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.06%) Mockito
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.45%) Electronics
3 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.45%) Marketing
4 5 (5.32%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (68.09%) Developer
2 28 (29.79%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (11.70%) SQL Developer
3 11 (11.70%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 5 (5.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) .NET Developer
7 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.26%) Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 3 (3.19%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) .NET
2 12 (12.77%) CSS
3 11 (11.70%) XML
3 11 (11.70%) jQuery
4 10 (10.64%) J2EE
5 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.57%) Spring
6 8 (8.51%) HTML
7 7 (7.45%) Web Services
8 5 (5.32%) XML Schema
8 5 (5.32%) JAX-WS
8 5 (5.32%) JSON
8 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.32%) CSS3
9 4 (4.26%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (4.26%) Middleware
9 4 (4.26%) JSF
10 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.13%) Struts
10 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) DTV
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.06%) Replication
3 1 (1.06%) PMI
3 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) UNIX
2 5 (5.32%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) MVS
3 2 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (23.40%) ETL
3 9 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
4 7 (7.45%) Release Management
4 7 (7.45%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (7.45%) Data Modelling
5 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.38%) Validation
5 6 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.32%) OO
6 5 (5.32%) MVC
6 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.32%) Data Analysis
6 5 (5.32%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (5.32%) Data Validation
7 4 (4.26%) ITIL
7 4 (4.26%) Migration
7 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 93 (98.94%) SQL
2 17 (18.09%) Java
3 12 (12.77%) C#
4 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 7 (7.45%) Perl
6 5 (5.32%) C++
6 5 (5.32%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.32%) Ruby
6 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.26%) Python
8 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.19%) VBA
9 1 (1.06%) XPath
9 1 (1.06%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.06%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.06%) AWK
9 1 (1.06%) VB
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) HNC
4 2 (2.13%) HND
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.06%) COBIT
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (4.26%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 83 (88.30%) Oracle
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.64%) Business Objects
3 10 (10.64%) Informatica
4 7 (7.45%) SAP
5 3 (3.19%) Cognos
5 3 (3.19%) Hyperion
5 3 (3.19%) Netezza
5 3 (3.19%) Greenplum
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) webMethods
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Associates
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 8 days ago
Knowle, Sidmouth, Devon, South West
East Devon Disctrict Council
Rate: £25,727 per annum, plus market supplement of £3,801 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £350 - £460 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 21 days ago