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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 67 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 45 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 1.16% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.28% 3.34% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 9
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£400 £320 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £443 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -14.82%
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 West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
716 779 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.28% 34.68% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 434 329
Average daily rate £325 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 31 25
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £14.88 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +4 21 £400 - 2
Birmingham -3 5 £375 +22.44% 4
Solihull - 4 - -
Kingswinford - 2 - -
Coventry - 1 £425 - 4
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - - 2
Walsall - - - - 3
West Bromwich - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 86 (88.66%) SQL
2 76 (78.35%) Oracle
3 42 (43.30%) UNIX
4 25 (25.77%) webMethods
4 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database
6 23 (23.71%) Oracle Reports
7 20 (20.62%) Java
7 20 (20.62%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (19.59%) Finance
9 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (16.49%) XML
10 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
11 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
12 14 (14.43%) Migration
13 12 (12.37%) Oracle EBS
13 12 (12.37%) SAX
13 12 (12.37%) Data Migration
14 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.34%) RUP
14 11 (11.34%) WebLogic
14 11 (11.34%) Workflow
14 11 (11.34%) Oracle Applications
14 11 (11.34%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (10.31%) J2EE
15 10 (10.31%) Linux
16 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
16 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
16 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 11 (11.34%) WebLogic
1 11 (11.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (3.09%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.09%) Exstream Dialogue
4 2 (2.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (11.34%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (8.25%) Oracle HRMS
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle TCA
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (4.12%) Exstream
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (4.12%) Agresso
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle Database
2 23 (23.71%) Oracle Reports
3 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (6.19%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.06%) DTS
10 1 (1.03%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
10 1 (1.03%) QlikView
10 1 (1.03%) DataStage
10 1 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (20.62%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.09%) Ant
2 3 (3.09%) Maven
2 3 (3.09%) Hudson
2 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.03%) CA Gen
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) JDeveloper
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) General Ledger
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Billing
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (53.61%) Developer
2 14 (14.43%) Consultant
2 14 (14.43%) Oracle Developer
2 14 (14.43%) webMethods Developer
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle Consultant
3 9 (9.28%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (9.28%) DBA
3 9 (9.28%) Analyst
4 7 (7.22%) Web Developer
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 5 (5.15%) Architect
7 4 (4.12%) Business Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.12%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
8 3 (3.09%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) XML
2 12 (12.37%) SAX
3 10 (10.31%) J2EE
4 4 (4.12%) .NET
5 3 (3.09%) EJB
5 3 (3.09%) JSP
5 3 (3.09%) Servlets
5 3 (3.09%) Web Services
5 3 (3.09%) SAML
5 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.09%) JMS
5 3 (3.09%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.09%) JAXP
5 3 (3.09%) JAXB
5 3 (3.09%) Spring
5 3 (3.09%) Java EE
5 3 (3.09%) JAX-WS
5 3 (3.09%) JPA
6 2 (2.06%) XSLT
6 2 (2.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Open Source
1 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.09%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.30%) UNIX
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Windows
4 2 (2.06%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
4 14 (14.43%) Waterfall
4 14 (14.43%) Migration
5 12 (12.37%) Data Migration
6 11 (11.34%) Workflow
6 11 (11.34%) RUP
7 8 (8.25%) Data Modelling
8 7 (7.22%) OO
9 5 (5.15%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.12%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.09%) TDD
11 3 (3.09%) AOP
11 3 (3.09%) ETL
12 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.06%) RAD
12 2 (2.06%) UML
12 2 (2.06%) DSDM
12 2 (2.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 86 (88.66%) SQL
2 20 (20.62%) Java
3 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
4 7 (7.22%) Perl
5 6 (6.19%) COBOL
6 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.12%) C#
8 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.34%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) OCP
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.06%) Degree
5 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 76 (78.35%) Oracle
2 25 (25.77%) webMethods
3 8 (8.25%) Informatica
4 6 (6.19%) HP
4 6 (6.19%) BEA
4 6 (6.19%) Pega
5 3 (3.09%) Micro Focus
5 3 (3.09%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.03%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.03%) JDA
6 1 (1.03%) ICL
6 1 (1.03%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.03%) Tableau
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Telford
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Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Shropshire
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 25 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago