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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 77 81 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 69 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.20% 1.67% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.87% 5.47% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 15 11
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £335 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -15.84%
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
1005 731 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.06% 30.60% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 434 413
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 21
Median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 23 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham -6 21 £415 +0.60% 3
Shropshire -19 15 £365 - 3
Warwickshire -2 10 £440 +10.00% 1
Coventry -17 4 £400 - 2
Solihull -13 3 £400 - 2
Kingswinford - 1 £298 -
Walsall - 1 £400 -
Staffordshire - 1 £350 -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 156 (100.00%) SQL
2 142 (91.03%) Oracle
3 58 (37.18%) Java
4 57 (36.54%) Unix
5 47 (30.13%) BusinessObjects
5 47 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (28.21%) JIRA
6 44 (28.21%) Oracle Database
7 37 (23.72%) Spring
8 36 (23.08%) J2EE
9 35 (22.44%) Maven
10 34 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (21.79%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (20.51%) Oracle OWB
12 30 (19.23%) Security Cleared
13 28 (17.95%) SC Cleared
14 27 (17.31%) Informatica
14 27 (17.31%) XML
15 26 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
15 26 (16.67%) Linux
15 26 (16.67%) Hadoop
16 25 (16.03%) Relational Database
17 24 (15.38%) Toad
17 24 (15.38%) Finance
18 23 (14.74%) Shell Script
18 23 (14.74%) ClearQuest
18 23 (14.74%) RDBMS
18 23 (14.74%) Confluence
18 23 (14.74%) Defect Tracking
19 22 (14.10%) Scrum

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (14.74%) Confluence
2 20 (12.82%) WebLogic
3 12 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (5.77%) SAS
5 7 (4.49%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.64%) Documentum
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Office
2 2 (1.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.64%) GIMP
3 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.28%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.64%) HFM
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) SAN
3 1 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.13%) BusinessObjects
2 44 (28.21%) Oracle Database
3 34 (21.79%) Oracle Reports
4 32 (20.51%) Oracle OWB
5 26 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 25 (16.03%) Relational Database
7 23 (14.74%) RDBMS
8 21 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
9 19 (12.18%) Big Data
9 19 (12.18%) MongoDB
9 19 (12.18%) Pentaho
10 17 (10.90%) Oracle Database 10g
11 15 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 8 (5.13%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (4.49%) Apache Hive
14 7 (4.49%) Sqoop
15 5 (3.21%) Oracle Discoverer
15 5 (3.21%) SQLPlus
16 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 44 (28.21%) JIRA
2 35 (22.44%) Maven
3 26 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 24 (15.38%) Toad
5 23 (14.74%) ClearQuest
6 19 (12.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (12.18%) Git (software)
7 18 (11.54%) JUnit
8 17 (10.90%) Ant
8 17 (10.90%) Eclipse
8 17 (10.90%) Jenkins
9 16 (10.26%) Artifactory
10 13 (8.33%) PVCS
11 11 (7.05%) SoapUI
12 8 (5.13%) ClearCase
13 5 (3.21%) Oracle APEX
14 4 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
15 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.64%) Gatling
15 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (2.56%) Billing
3 3 (1.92%) Automotive
3 3 (1.92%) Law
4 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Local Government
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (56.41%) Developer
2 33 (21.15%) Oracle Developer
3 27 (17.31%) Architect
3 27 (17.31%) SQL Developer
4 25 (16.03%) PL/SQL Developer
5 18 (11.54%) Analyst
6 14 (8.97%) Software Architect
7 12 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 12 (7.69%) Senior Software Architect
8 11 (7.05%) Consultant
8 11 (7.05%) Hadoop Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Oracle Consultant
9 10 (6.41%) Java Developer
10 9 (5.77%) Java Architect
11 8 (5.13%) Business Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Business Objects Developer
11 8 (5.13%) Java Software Architect
11 8 (5.13%) Test Analyst
12 7 (4.49%) Data Architect
12 7 (4.49%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (23.72%) Spring
2 36 (23.08%) J2EE
3 27 (17.31%) XML
4 19 (12.18%) ELK Stack
4 19 (12.18%) Hystrix
4 19 (12.18%) RabbitMQ
4 19 (12.18%) Swagger
4 19 (12.18%) Web Services
5 18 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 18 (11.54%) HTML
5 18 (11.54%) Spring Boot
5 18 (11.54%) WireMock
6 17 (10.90%) JSP
6 17 (10.90%) Servlets
7 16 (10.26%) Apache CXF
8 11 (7.05%) SOAP
8 11 (7.05%) Struts
9 5 (3.21%) OC4J
10 4 (2.56%) JSON
11 3 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.21%) Smart Meter
4 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.28%) Statistics
6 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.64%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.54%) Unix
2 26 (16.67%) Linux
3 19 (12.18%) Windows
4 2 (1.28%) AIX
4 2 (1.28%) HPUX
4 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.13%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.79%) Business Intelligence
3 23 (14.74%) Defect Tracking
4 22 (14.10%) Scrum
5 18 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (10.90%) ITIL
6 17 (10.90%) Service Management
6 17 (10.90%) UML
7 16 (10.26%) OO
7 16 (10.26%) OOP
8 14 (8.97%) Migration
9 13 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 13 (8.33%) ITSM
9 13 (8.33%) Software Architecture
10 12 (7.69%) Analytics
10 12 (7.69%) ETL
10 12 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (7.69%) Workflow
11 10 (6.41%) Test Strategy
12 9 (5.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) SQL
2 58 (37.18%) Java
3 23 (14.74%) Shell Script
4 17 (10.90%) C++
4 17 (10.90%) VB
5 5 (3.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.56%) Korn
7 3 (1.92%) C#
8 2 (1.28%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.28%) COBOL
9 1 (0.64%) ABAP
9 1 (0.64%) C
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 28 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (6.41%) Degree
4 10 (6.41%) OCPJP
5 6 (3.85%) Sun Certification
6 5 (3.21%) ISEB
7 4 (2.56%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.92%) QA
3 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (12.18%) Docker
2 7 (4.49%) Apache Flume
2 7 (4.49%) HDFS
3 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (12.18%) Graphite
1 19 (12.18%) Puppet
2 18 (11.54%) Grafana
3 5 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (1.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 142 (91.03%) Oracle
2 27 (17.31%) Informatica
3 8 (5.13%) Cloudera
3 8 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.21%) Pega
4 5 (3.21%) SAP
4 5 (3.21%) webMethods
5 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.92%) Pegasus
7 2 (1.28%) HP
7 2 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.28%) VMware
8 1 (0.64%) Ariba
8 1 (0.64%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.64%) Serena
8 1 (0.64%) Sybase
8 1 (0.64%) WSO2
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Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
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ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago