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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 66 90 96
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 79 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.76% 1.60% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.39% 5.01% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 20 15
Median daily rate £450 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -27.17%
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
942 859 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.88% 32.04% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 532 440
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 49 26
Median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £20.36 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.85 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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
Shropshire -6 32 £470 -1.05% 2
Birmingham +9 13 £400 -
Solihull -7 9 £442 -
Coventry -2 6 £375 -10.71% 1
Warwickshire 0 3 £480 +16.36%
Kingswinford - 3 £310 -
Staffordshire +15 2 £325 - 1
Worcestershire -8 1 £225 -40.00%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 148 (100.00%) SQL
2 138 (93.24%) Oracle
3 80 (54.05%) Unix
4 56 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (35.14%) BusinessObjects
6 50 (33.78%) Shell Script
7 46 (31.08%) Java
8 44 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (29.73%) Informatica
9 36 (24.32%) JIRA
10 33 (22.30%) J2EE
11 30 (20.27%) Oracle OWB
11 30 (20.27%) Hadoop
12 28 (18.92%) Configuration Management
12 28 (18.92%) WebLogic
12 28 (18.92%) Data Modelling
12 28 (18.92%) Pega
13 26 (17.57%) Confluence
13 26 (17.57%) Oracle Reports
13 26 (17.57%) Scrum
14 25 (16.89%) Pentaho
14 25 (16.89%) Oracle Database
15 24 (16.22%) ClearQuest
16 23 (15.54%) Big Data
17 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
17 22 (14.86%) ClearCase
18 21 (14.19%) Perl
18 21 (14.19%) Finance
18 21 (14.19%) Test Strategy
19 20 (13.51%) Waterfall

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 28 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 26 (17.57%) Confluence
3 13 (8.78%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (6.08%) SAS
5 5 (3.38%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.68%) Documentum
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.03%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (6.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.68%) HFM
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (35.14%) BusinessObjects
2 30 (20.27%) Hadoop
2 30 (20.27%) Oracle OWB
3 26 (17.57%) Oracle Reports
4 25 (16.89%) Oracle Database
4 25 (16.89%) Pentaho
5 23 (15.54%) Big Data
6 17 (11.49%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (10.14%) SQL Server
8 14 (9.46%) Relational Database
9 13 (8.78%) RDBMS
10 12 (8.11%) MongoDB
11 10 (6.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (5.41%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (4.05%) OLAP
13 6 (4.05%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (3.38%) Apache Hive
14 5 (3.38%) Sqoop
15 4 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
15 4 (2.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 36 (24.32%) JIRA
2 24 (16.22%) ClearQuest
3 22 (14.86%) ClearCase
4 18 (12.16%) Maven
5 15 (10.14%) CA Gen
6 14 (9.46%) Oracle Forms
6 14 (9.46%) PVCS
7 13 (8.78%) Toad
8 12 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (8.11%) Git (software)
9 7 (4.73%) Ant
9 7 (4.73%) Eclipse
9 7 (4.73%) JUnit
10 6 (4.05%) Artifactory
10 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
11 5 (3.38%) SoapUI
11 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.68%) Selenium
12 1 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 21 (14.19%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Billing
3 3 (2.03%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 86 (58.11%) Developer
2 29 (19.59%) Architect
3 21 (14.19%) Analyst
4 20 (13.51%) Oracle Developer
5 18 (12.16%) Software Architect
6 16 (10.81%) Hadoop Developer
7 13 (8.78%) Lead Developer
7 13 (8.78%) Senior Architect
7 13 (8.78%) SQL Developer
8 11 (7.43%) Senior Software Architect
8 11 (7.43%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.76%) PL/SQL Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Business Developer
10 9 (6.08%) Java Architect
10 9 (6.08%) Java Software Architect
11 8 (5.41%) Data Analyst
12 7 (4.73%) Big Data Developer
12 7 (4.73%) Business Objects Developer
12 7 (4.73%) Senior Java Architect
13 6 (4.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.30%) J2EE
2 19 (12.84%) Spring
3 18 (12.16%) XML
4 12 (8.11%) ELK Stack
4 12 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
4 12 (8.11%) Swagger
5 11 (7.43%) Spring Boot
6 8 (5.41%) HTML
7 7 (4.73%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.73%) JSP
7 7 (4.73%) Servlets
7 7 (4.73%) Web Services
8 6 (4.05%) Apache CXF
9 5 (3.38%) OC4J
9 5 (3.38%) SOAP
10 3 (2.03%) XBRL
11 2 (1.35%) .NET
11 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.35%) Java EE
11 2 (1.35%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.68%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (54.05%) Unix
2 14 (9.46%) Linux
3 10 (6.76%) Windows
4 1 (0.68%) AIX
4 1 (0.68%) HPUX
4 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.73%) Business Intelligence
3 28 (18.92%) Configuration Management
3 28 (18.92%) Data Modelling
4 26 (17.57%) Scrum
5 21 (14.19%) Test Strategy
6 20 (13.51%) Waterfall
7 19 (12.84%) Problem Management
7 19 (12.84%) RUP
8 18 (12.16%) Software Architecture
9 14 (9.46%) Analytics
10 13 (8.78%) Workflow
11 12 (8.11%) OO
11 12 (8.11%) Project Planning
12 11 (7.43%) Defect Tracking
13 10 (6.76%) Data Analysis
13 10 (6.76%) Migration
13 10 (6.76%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.76%) User Stories
14 9 (6.08%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 148 (100.00%) SQL
2 50 (33.78%) Shell Script
3 46 (31.08%) Java
4 21 (14.19%) Perl
5 9 (6.08%) C++
6 8 (5.41%) VB
7 3 (2.03%) C#
7 3 (2.03%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.35%) C
8 2 (1.35%) COBOL
9 1 (0.68%) ABAP
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (14.86%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.38%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.70%) ISEB
4 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.35%) Degree
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 12 (8.11%) Docker
2 5 (3.38%) Apache Flume
2 5 (3.38%) HDFS
3 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.11%) Graphite
1 12 (8.11%) Puppet
2 11 (7.43%) Grafana
3 5 (3.38%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 138 (93.24%) Oracle
2 44 (29.73%) Informatica
3 28 (18.92%) Pega
4 19 (12.84%) webMethods
5 18 (12.16%) BEA
6 7 (4.73%) Cloudera
6 7 (4.73%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.70%) Cognos
7 4 (2.70%) IBM
8 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.03%) Pegasus
9 2 (1.35%) HP
10 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.68%) SAP
10 1 (0.68%) Sybase
10 1 (0.68%) VMware
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