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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 57 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 70 48 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 2.17% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 7.32% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 13
Average daily rate £470 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £312 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £46.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.02% +65.17%
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
850 656 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.77% 29.70% 35.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 382 430
Average daily rate £363 £340 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 27
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.69 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.85 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Shropshire -9 42 £470 +17.50% 1
Solihull - 5 £325 - 1
Birmingham -6 4 £350 -6.66% 6
Warwickshire +6 3 £500 +81.81% 2
Kingswinford -1 3 £310 -
Staffordshire - 2 £438 -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 128 (96.97%) SQL
2 122 (92.42%) Oracle
3 84 (63.64%) Unix
4 67 (50.76%) Shell Script
5 60 (45.45%) Informatica
6 48 (36.36%) Perl
6 48 (36.36%) Pega
7 46 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (34.85%) Java
8 44 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
9 43 (32.58%) WebLogic
10 40 (30.30%) BusinessObjects
10 40 (30.30%) BEA
10 40 (30.30%) RUP
10 40 (30.30%) webMethods
10 40 (30.30%) Waterfall
11 37 (28.03%) J2EE
12 36 (27.27%) CA Gen
13 35 (26.52%) Data Modelling
14 31 (23.48%) ClearCase
15 26 (19.70%) Oracle OWB
15 26 (19.70%) Test Strategy
16 25 (18.94%) ClearQuest
17 23 (17.42%) Configuration Management
18 22 (16.67%) Project Planning
19 19 (14.39%) Scrum
19 19 (14.39%) Oracle Reports
20 18 (13.64%) Finance
21 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
21 17 (12.88%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 43 (32.58%) WebLogic
2 10 (7.58%) SAS
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (4.55%) Confluence
5 4 (3.03%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 3 (2.27%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.52%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) Documentum
8 1 (0.76%) Liferay
8 1 (0.76%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.52%) MS Office
2 2 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (6.82%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.79%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.76%) HFM
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.30%) BusinessObjects
2 26 (19.70%) Oracle OWB
3 19 (14.39%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
5 15 (11.36%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (11.36%) Hadoop
6 13 (9.85%) Oracle Database
7 12 (9.09%) Big Data
8 10 (7.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (7.58%) Pentaho
9 8 (6.06%) OLAP
9 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.30%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (3.79%) Apache Hive
11 5 (3.79%) IBM InfoSphere
12 3 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (2.27%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (2.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 36 (27.27%) CA Gen
2 31 (23.48%) ClearCase
3 25 (18.94%) ClearQuest
4 8 (6.06%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (4.55%) JIRA
6 4 (3.03%) Toad
7 3 (2.27%) PVCS
7 3 (2.27%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.27%) Subversion
7 3 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.76%) Maven
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.76%) ProC
General
1 18 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Banking
2 3 (2.27%) Billing
2 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 84 (63.64%) Developer
2 22 (16.67%) Architect
3 16 (12.12%) Oracle Developer
4 14 (10.61%) PL/SQL Developer
4 14 (10.61%) SQL Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Analyst
6 12 (9.09%) Software Architect
7 11 (8.33%) Hadoop Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Consultant
8 10 (7.58%) Lead Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.79%) COBOL Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Senior Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Oracle Functional Consultant
12 4 (3.03%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.03%) J2EE
2 11 (8.33%) XML
3 4 (3.03%) XSLT
4 3 (2.27%) Java EE
4 3 (2.27%) SOAP
5 2 (1.52%) .NET
5 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.52%) Middleware
5 2 (1.52%) Web Services
5 2 (1.52%) WSDL
5 2 (1.52%) XSD
6 1 (0.76%) JAAS
6 1 (0.76%) JDBC
6 1 (0.76%) jQuery
6 1 (0.76%) JSF
6 1 (0.76%) OAuth
6 1 (0.76%) OpenID
6 1 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.76%) SAML
6 1 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Statistics
3 3 (2.27%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.52%) Social Media
5 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 84 (63.64%) Unix
2 5 (3.79%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) Solaris
3 2 (1.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.76%) AIX
4 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (30.30%) RUP
3 40 (30.30%) Waterfall
4 35 (26.52%) Data Modelling
5 26 (19.70%) Test Strategy
6 23 (17.42%) Configuration Management
7 22 (16.67%) Project Planning
8 19 (14.39%) Scrum
9 17 (12.88%) OO
9 17 (12.88%) Problem Management
10 15 (11.36%) Process Improvement
11 14 (10.61%) Software Architecture
12 12 (9.09%) ETL
13 11 (8.33%) Data Analysis
13 11 (8.33%) SDLC
14 9 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.82%) User Stories
14 9 (6.82%) Workflow
15 8 (6.06%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 128 (96.97%) SQL
2 67 (50.76%) Shell Script
3 48 (36.36%) Perl
4 46 (34.85%) Java
5 6 (4.55%) COBOL
6 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.52%) C#
7 2 (1.52%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.52%) Python
7 2 (1.52%) R
7 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.76%) AWK
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Apache Flume
1 3 (2.27%) HDFS
2 2 (1.52%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Grafana
2 1 (0.76%) Graphite
2 1 (0.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (92.42%) Oracle
2 60 (45.45%) Informatica
3 48 (36.36%) Pega
4 40 (30.30%) BEA
4 40 (30.30%) webMethods
5 7 (5.30%) IBM
6 5 (3.79%) Cognos
7 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.52%) SAP
8 2 (1.52%) Tableau
8 2 (1.52%) Teradata
8 2 (1.52%) VMware
9 1 (0.76%) hybris
9 1 (0.76%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
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