The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 62 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 46 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 1.65% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.40% 4.69% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 14
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£400 £326 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £288 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+65.17% -30.00%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
622 746 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.20% 35.26% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 426 338
Average daily rate £340 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £449 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 34
Average hourly rate £28.69 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £16.50 £15.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
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 West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the West Midlands region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the West Midlands region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Shropshire 0 30 £400 - 1
Birmingham -7 5 £375 +1.69% 4
Kingswinford 0 3 - -
Coventry +3 2 £368 +26.72% 1
Warwickshire -1 2 £325 - 3
Worcestershire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 82 (91.11%) SQL
2 71 (78.89%) Oracle
3 32 (35.56%) UNIX
4 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
5 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (26.67%) Finance
7 21 (23.33%) webMethods
8 15 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
9 14 (15.56%) Migration
9 14 (15.56%) Java
9 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.44%) Test Strategy
11 12 (13.33%) Data Migration
11 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
11 12 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (12.22%) Linux
12 11 (12.22%) XML
12 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
13 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
13 10 (11.11%) SAX
13 10 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
14 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (10.00%) Data Modelling
14 9 (10.00%) WebLogic
15 8 (8.89%) Windows
15 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
16 7 (7.78%) Informatica
16 7 (7.78%) RUP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.33%) Exstream Dialogue
3 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (4.44%) Agresso
3 4 (4.44%) Exstream
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle TCA
5 2 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (1.11%) LAN
2 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
4 12 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (8.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (7.78%) Data Mart
7 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle Discoverer
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (2.22%) DTS
11 2 (2.22%) SQLPlus
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle OWB
12 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (1.11%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (5.56%) Toad
3 3 (3.33%) Ant
3 3 (3.33%) Hudson
3 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.11%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.11%) ERwin
4 1 (1.11%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.11%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.11%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Billing
4 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Developer
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Consultant
4 12 (13.33%) webMethods Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 10 (11.11%) DBA
6 9 (10.00%) Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Web Developer
9 6 (6.67%) Functional Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Oracle HR Consultant
11 4 (4.44%) Report Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 3 (3.33%) Data Analyst
12 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) XML
2 10 (11.11%) SAX
3 6 (6.67%) J2EE
4 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.33%) SAML
4 3 (3.33%) JAXP
4 3 (3.33%) JAXB
4 3 (3.33%) XML Schema
4 3 (3.33%) JMS
4 3 (3.33%) EJB
4 3 (3.33%) JSP
4 3 (3.33%) Servlets
4 3 (3.33%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) JPA
4 3 (3.33%) Spring
4 3 (3.33%) Java EE
4 3 (3.33%) JAX-WS
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) XSLT
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.44%) Open Source
2 3 (3.33%) Replication
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) UNIX
2 11 (12.22%) Linux
3 8 (8.89%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.56%) Migration
2 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (14.44%) Test Strategy
4 12 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 11 (12.22%) Waterfall
6 9 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 7 (7.78%) RUP
8 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.56%) OO
8 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.56%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.44%) ETL
10 3 (3.33%) TDD
10 3 (3.33%) CRM
10 3 (3.33%) AOP
11 2 (2.22%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.22%) Logical Data Model
11 2 (2.22%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 82 (91.11%) SQL
2 14 (15.56%) Java
3 7 (7.78%) COBOL
3 7 (7.78%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) OCP
3 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Data Guard
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 71 (78.89%) Oracle
2 21 (23.33%) webMethods
3 7 (7.78%) Informatica
4 6 (6.67%) Business Objects
4 6 (6.67%) HP
5 4 (4.44%) BEA
6 3 (3.33%) Micro Focus
7 2 (2.22%) ICL
7 2 (2.22%) Pega
7 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.11%) JDA
8 1 (1.11%) SAP
8 1 (1.11%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.11%) Tableau
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