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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 89 93 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 39 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 0.85% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 2.71% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 17
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +38.46%
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
852 737 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.44% 31.18% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 423 316
Average daily rate £325 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 24
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.40 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Solihull - 5 - -
Worcestershire +3 4 £375 +11.11% 1
Birmingham -7 4 £375 +38.88% 2
Coventry +6 1 £420 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - - - - 4
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 76 (87.36%) SQL
2 65 (74.71%) Oracle
3 35 (40.23%) UNIX
4 25 (28.74%) webMethods
5 19 (21.84%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (21.84%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (21.84%) Finance
6 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.69%) Oracle Database
7 17 (19.54%) Java
8 16 (18.39%) Test Strategy
9 15 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
10 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (13.79%) XML
11 12 (13.79%) SAX
12 11 (12.64%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
12 11 (12.64%) Oracle Self-Service HR
13 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
13 10 (11.49%) Workflow
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (11.49%) Oracle EBS
13 10 (11.49%) RUP
14 9 (10.34%) J2EE
15 8 (9.20%) .NET
15 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
15 8 (9.20%) Informatica
15 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
16 7 (8.05%) Oracle TCA
16 7 (8.05%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.64%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.45%) Exstream Dialogue
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (11.49%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle HRMS
3 7 (8.05%) Oracle TCA
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle Payroll
6 4 (4.60%) Exstream
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) LAN
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) Oracle Reports
2 18 (20.69%) Oracle Database
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle Discoverer
4 6 (6.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.60%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.30%) DTS
8 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.15%) DataStage
9 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.15%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.15%) QlikView
9 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (17.24%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.15%) Hudson
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) CA Gen
2 1 (1.15%) Ant
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (56.32%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) Oracle Developer
3 14 (16.09%) Consultant
3 14 (16.09%) webMethods Developer
4 9 (10.34%) Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (8.05%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Oracle HR Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Functional Consultant
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Business Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Payroll Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle BI Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
8 3 (3.45%) AWS Developer
8 3 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) XML
1 12 (13.79%) SAX
2 9 (10.34%) J2EE
3 8 (9.20%) .NET
4 5 (5.75%) Silverlight
5 4 (4.60%) Web Services
6 2 (2.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.15%) EJB
7 1 (1.15%) JSP
7 1 (1.15%) Servlets
7 1 (1.15%) XSLT
7 1 (1.15%) JMS
7 1 (1.15%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.15%) JAXP
7 1 (1.15%) JAXB
7 1 (1.15%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.15%) JPA
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.15%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Open Source
1 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) UNIX
2 5 (5.75%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Business Intelligence
2 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.39%) Test Strategy
4 11 (12.64%) Waterfall
5 10 (11.49%) Workflow
5 10 (11.49%) RUP
6 8 (9.20%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.05%) OO
8 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.75%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
9 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.45%) ETL
10 3 (3.45%) ITIL
10 3 (3.45%) CRM
11 2 (2.30%) ERP
12 1 (1.15%) DSDM
12 1 (1.15%) UML
12 1 (1.15%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 76 (87.36%) SQL
2 17 (19.54%) Java
3 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
3 7 (8.05%) Perl
4 6 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.60%) COBOL
6 3 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.15%) OCP
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.15%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 65 (74.71%) Oracle
2 25 (28.74%) webMethods
3 8 (9.20%) Informatica
4 6 (6.90%) BEA
4 6 (6.90%) Pega
5 5 (5.75%) HP
6 4 (4.60%) Northgate
7 3 (3.45%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.30%) Micro Focus
9 1 (1.15%) JDA
9 1 (1.15%) RedPrairie
9 1 (1.15%) Tableau
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