The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 98 79 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 20 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.31% 2.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 4.07% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 25
Average daily rate £345 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £310 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PL/SQL
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +6 2 £338 -2.87% 1
Warwickshire -3 2 £350 +16.66%
Birmingham -13 2 £270 -13.60% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £313 - 2
Coventry -9 1 - -
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) SQL
2 62 (93.94%) Oracle
3 36 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 23 (34.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 22 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 21 (31.82%) Informatica
7 20 (30.30%) UNIX
8 18 (27.27%) OLAP
8 18 (27.27%) ETL
9 16 (24.24%) RDBMS
9 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
10 14 (21.21%) Oracle OLAP
11 12 (18.18%) Business Objects
12 11 (16.67%) Java
12 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
13 10 (15.15%) J2EE
14 8 (12.12%) PowerExchange
14 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
14 8 (12.12%) Linux
14 8 (12.12%) Degree
14 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
14 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
15 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
15 7 (10.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 7 (10.61%) Pega
15 7 (10.61%) COBOL
15 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (10.61%) BEA
15 7 (10.61%) RUP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (12.12%) PowerExchange
1 8 (12.12%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 23 (34.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (27.27%) OLAP
4 16 (24.24%) RDBMS
4 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
5 14 (21.21%) Oracle OLAP
6 11 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (10.61%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.03%) ReportNet
11 2 (3.03%) Informix
11 2 (3.03%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.03%) CA Gen
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.03%) ERwin
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
3 1 (1.52%) ProC
3 1 (1.52%) FishEye
3 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 7 (10.61%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Informatica Developer
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (15.15%) DBA
4 7 (10.61%) Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Business Objects Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.55%) ETL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Specialist
9 2 (3.03%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 2 (3.03%) COBOL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) J2EE
2 2 (3.03%) jQuery
2 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (3.03%) XML
2 2 (3.03%) XSLT
2 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.52%) EDI
3 1 (1.52%) POSIX
3 1 (1.52%) Struts
3 1 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Clustering
2 2 (3.03%) AS400
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) UNIX
2 8 (12.12%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
4 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 18 (27.27%) ETL
3 8 (12.12%) Waterfall
4 7 (10.61%) Problem Management
4 7 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.61%) RUP
4 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) OO
6 5 (7.58%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.55%) Database Tuning
7 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.03%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.03%) BPMN
8 2 (3.03%) Analytics
8 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.03%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) Java
3 10 (15.15%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.61%) COBOL
5 4 (6.06%) VBA
6 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.03%) RPG
7 2 (3.03%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.52%) Python
8 1 (1.52%) C
8 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) OCP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 62 (93.94%) Oracle
2 21 (31.82%) Informatica
3 12 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 7 (10.61%) Pega
4 7 (10.61%) BEA
4 7 (10.61%) webMethods
5 3 (4.55%) Cognos
5 3 (4.55%) ICL
6 2 (3.03%) StreamServe
7 1 (1.52%) CA
7 1 (1.52%) Citrix
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.52%) Netezza
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