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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / South West
Rank 84 109 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -44
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 58 29 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.13% 0.99% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 2.56% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 48
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £323 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%

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
1079 1135 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.71% 38.61% 37.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 683 705 767
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 98 57
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.59% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £20.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +15 20 £490 +13.62%
Gloucestershire +7 15 £400 -15.78% 1
Bristol -1 9 £300 -20.00% 4
Devon -2 3 £510 +27.50%
Dorset - 3 £363 - 4
Somerset - 1 - - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 127 (98.45%) SQL
2 122 (94.57%) Oracle
3 56 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (40.31%) Oracle Database
5 41 (31.78%) Finance
6 37 (28.68%) Data Warehouse
7 35 (27.13%) Java
8 34 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
9 31 (24.03%) Oracle Database 11g
10 29 (22.48%) Unix
11 28 (21.71%) Security Cleared
12 26 (20.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
13 25 (19.38%) HTML
13 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
14 24 (18.60%) Oracle Forms
15 23 (17.83%) CSS
16 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
17 19 (14.73%) Data Modelling
17 19 (14.73%) Migration
18 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
18 18 (13.95%) Jenkins
19 17 (13.18%) Spring
20 16 (12.40%) Scrum
20 16 (12.40%) Toad
21 15 (11.63%) Web Services
21 15 (11.63%) Shell Script
22 14 (10.85%) Oracle Applications
22 14 (10.85%) .NET
22 14 (10.85%) Oracle Reports

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.30%) Confluence
2 10 (7.75%) Apache
2 10 (7.75%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.43%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (4.65%) SAS
5 4 (3.10%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.33%) Apache Qpid
7 2 (1.55%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.55%) GeoServer
7 2 (1.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.55%) JBoss
7 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (8.53%) MS Project
2 2 (1.55%) LaTeX
2 2 (1.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (10.85%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (8.53%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.10%) Route 53
3 4 (3.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) HTTP
2 4 (3.10%) SSL
2 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.10%) VPN
3 3 (2.33%) AMQP
3 3 (2.33%) VoIP
3 3 (2.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (40.31%) Oracle Database
2 37 (28.68%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (24.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 26 (20.16%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
6 14 (10.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 14 (10.85%) Oracle Reports
7 12 (9.30%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (8.53%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (6.20%) MongoDB
9 8 (6.20%) MySQL
9 8 (6.20%) NoSQL
9 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (3.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (3.10%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Oracle Forms
2 18 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 16 (12.40%) Toad
4 14 (10.85%) JIRA
5 10 (7.75%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.98%) Ant
6 9 (6.98%) Maven
6 9 (6.98%) Subversion
7 8 (6.20%) Cucumber
8 7 (5.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (5.43%) Oracle APEX
9 6 (4.65%) Artifactory
9 6 (4.65%) JUnit
9 6 (4.65%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.88%) Bitbucket
10 5 (3.88%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.88%) JBehave
11 4 (3.10%) Mockito
11 4 (3.10%) Selenium
11 4 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Banking
3 8 (6.20%) Back Office
4 6 (4.65%) Electronics
4 6 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.65%) Marketing
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (55.81%) Developer
2 45 (34.88%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (13.95%) SQL Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Analyst
4 13 (10.08%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 12 (9.30%) Consultant
5 12 (9.30%) PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (8.53%) Java Developer
7 9 (6.98%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (5.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (5.43%) DBA
8 7 (5.43%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.43%) Tester
9 6 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (3.88%) .NET Developer
10 5 (3.88%) Developer in Test
10 5 (3.88%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.38%) HTML
2 23 (17.83%) CSS
3 17 (13.18%) Spring
4 15 (11.63%) Web Services
5 14 (10.85%) .NET
6 12 (9.30%) jQuery
6 12 (9.30%) XML
7 10 (7.75%) Hibernate
8 9 (6.98%) Ajax
9 8 (6.20%) J2EE
9 8 (6.20%) SOAP
10 7 (5.43%) REST
11 6 (4.65%) Middleware
12 5 (3.88%) OAuth2
12 5 (3.88%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (3.88%) RESTful
13 4 (3.10%) EJB
13 4 (3.10%) Elastic Stack
13 4 (3.10%) HTML5
13 4 (3.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.55%) CESG
3 2 (1.55%) Clustering
3 2 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.55%) Wiki
4 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.78%) iPad
4 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.48%) Unix
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
2 10 (7.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (7.75%) Windows
3 5 (3.88%) CentOS
3 5 (3.88%) Oracle Linux
3 5 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.10%) CoreOS
4 4 (3.10%) Solaris
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.36%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (14.73%) Data Modelling
3 19 (14.73%) Migration
4 16 (12.40%) Scrum
5 13 (10.08%) ITIL
6 11 (8.53%) ERP
7 8 (6.20%) Data Protection
7 8 (6.20%) DevOps
7 8 (6.20%) Dimensional Modelling
7 8 (6.20%) ETL
8 7 (5.43%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.43%) Data Migration
9 6 (4.65%) Data Analysis
9 6 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (4.65%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.65%) Project Management
9 6 (4.65%) SOA
9 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 127 (98.45%) SQL
2 35 (27.13%) Java
3 26 (20.16%) JavaScript
4 15 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 12 (9.30%) Bash Shell
6 9 (6.98%) Ruby
7 7 (5.43%) Python
8 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.10%) C
9 4 (3.10%) Perl
10 3 (2.33%) PHP
10 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.33%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 28 (21.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) Degree
4 7 (5.43%) ISEB
4 7 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.78%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) Basel II
1 7 (5.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (5.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (3.10%) ISO 9000
3 3 (2.33%) SDET
4 2 (1.55%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Docker
2 4 (3.10%) LXC
2 4 (3.10%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) Ansible
1 4 (3.10%) Nagios
1 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.10%) OSSEC
1 4 (3.10%) Terraform
2 2 (1.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 122 (94.57%) Oracle
2 18 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.53%) Hyperion
4 9 (6.98%) Teradata
5 8 (6.20%) SAP
6 6 (4.65%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.10%) New Relic
7 4 (3.10%) VMware
8 3 (2.33%) Google
9 2 (1.55%) Talend
10 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
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