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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -5
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 23 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 2.34% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 7.02% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 26
Median daily rate £425 £470 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.57% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £389 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -5.94%

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
731 784 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.32% 33.33% 28.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 478 382
Median daily rate £375 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 38
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.92 £20.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Warwickshire -1 9 £400 -20.00%
Shropshire -9 7 £451 -4.04% 1
Birmingham 0 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 90 (96.77%) SQL
2 89 (95.70%) Oracle
3 41 (44.09%) Java
4 34 (36.56%) Unix
5 26 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (25.81%) J2EE
7 23 (24.73%) Waterfall
8 21 (22.58%) Test Strategy
8 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (22.58%) Informatica
9 20 (21.51%) Process Improvement
9 20 (21.51%) Oracle Database
10 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
11 18 (19.35%) webMethods
11 18 (19.35%) Pega
11 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (18.28%) OO
13 16 (17.20%) Oracle Reports
13 16 (17.20%) WebLogic
13 16 (17.20%) RUP
14 15 (16.13%) Workflow
15 14 (15.05%) Oracle Workflow
15 14 (15.05%) COBOL
16 13 (13.98%) Oracle Forms
16 13 (13.98%) CA Gen
17 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.90%) Problem Management
18 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (11.83%) Perl
18 11 (11.83%) BusinessObjects

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 16 (17.20%) WebLogic
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle Workflow
3 8 (8.60%) JBoss
4 7 (7.53%) Confluence
5 4 (4.30%) Apache
5 4 (4.30%) Drupal
5 4 (4.30%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (3.23%) Apache Pig
6 3 (3.23%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
7 2 (2.15%) Documentum
7 2 (2.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.08%) SAS
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.75%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (5.38%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle HRMS
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (2.15%) TRIRIGA
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
1 4 (4.30%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.58%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (21.51%) Oracle Database
3 16 (17.20%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
5 11 (11.83%) BusinessObjects
5 11 (11.83%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
7 8 (8.60%) Hadoop
7 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
8 7 (7.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (7.53%) SQLPlus
9 5 (5.38%) Data Mining
9 5 (5.38%) IDMS
9 5 (5.38%) MySQL
9 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (5.38%) Oracle OWB
10 4 (4.30%) GIS
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) CA Gen
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (7.53%) JIRA
3 5 (5.38%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.30%) Ant
4 4 (4.30%) ERwin
4 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (4.30%) Subversion
5 3 (3.23%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.23%) ClearQuest
5 3 (3.23%) PVCS
5 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.15%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.15%) JUnit
6 2 (2.15%) Maven
6 2 (2.15%) QUnit
6 2 (2.15%) Selenium
7 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (11.83%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 54 (58.06%) Developer
2 20 (21.51%) Oracle Developer
3 17 (18.28%) PL/SQL Developer
4 14 (15.05%) SQL Developer
5 11 (11.83%) Architect
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) COBOL Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Consultant
7 9 (9.68%) webMethods Developer
8 7 (7.53%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (6.45%) Data Analyst
9 6 (6.45%) Oracle Analyst
10 5 (5.38%) Business Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
10 5 (5.38%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) SQL Analyst
11 4 (4.30%) Java Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Mainframe Developer
12 3 (3.23%) COBOL Programmer
12 3 (3.23%) GIS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) J2EE
2 5 (5.38%) XML
3 4 (4.30%) EDIFACT
3 4 (4.30%) SAML
4 2 (2.15%) .NET
4 2 (2.15%) CSS
4 2 (2.15%) Drools
4 2 (2.15%) EJB
4 2 (2.15%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (2.15%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
4 2 (2.15%) iXBRL
4 2 (2.15%) Java EE
4 2 (2.15%) JBoss Seam
4 2 (2.15%) JMS
4 2 (2.15%) JPA
4 2 (2.15%) JSTL
4 2 (2.15%) Struts
4 2 (2.15%) Web Services
4 2 (2.15%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.56%) Unix
2 9 (9.68%) VME
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
4 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (24.73%) Waterfall
3 21 (22.58%) Test Strategy
4 20 (21.51%) Process Improvement
5 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.28%) OO
7 16 (17.20%) RUP
8 15 (16.13%) Workflow
9 12 (12.90%) Problem Management
10 10 (10.75%) ETL
10 10 (10.75%) Migration
11 9 (9.68%) ITIL
12 8 (8.60%) Analytics
12 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
14 6 (6.45%) BPEL
14 6 (6.45%) Cash Management
14 6 (6.45%) Service Management
14 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (96.77%) SQL
2 41 (44.09%) Java
3 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
4 14 (15.05%) COBOL
5 11 (11.83%) Perl
6 3 (3.23%) Python
7 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.15%) R
8 1 (1.08%) C#
8 1 (1.08%) JCL
8 1 (1.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.08%) IBM Certification
3 1 (1.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Identity Management
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 89 (95.70%) Oracle
2 21 (22.58%) Informatica
3 18 (19.35%) Pega
3 18 (19.35%) webMethods
4 11 (11.83%) BEA
5 8 (8.60%) ICL
6 6 (6.45%) Teradata
7 5 (5.38%) Google
7 5 (5.38%) Tableau
8 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.23%) IBM
10 2 (2.15%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.15%) hybris
10 2 (2.15%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.08%) Micro Focus
11 1 (1.08%) SAP