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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 74 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 75 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.32% 2.18% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.27% 7.45% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 17 17
Median daily rate £363 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.65% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £333 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £685 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-6.87% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
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
1031 738 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.85% 29.26% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 443 439
Median daily rate £362 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 27
Median hourly rate £39.60 £30.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.83% +48.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £11.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.92 £37.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -10 30 £340 +17.24%
Warwickshire +9 12 £400 -23.07%
Birmingham -20 11 £375 +9.09% 1
Coventry -14 3 £369 -33.85% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £240 -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (98.01%) SQL
2 138 (91.39%) Oracle
3 55 (36.42%) Java
4 40 (26.49%) Unix
5 34 (22.52%) Oracle Database
6 33 (21.85%) J2EE
7 32 (21.19%) Oracle Reports
8 30 (19.87%) Informatica
9 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (18.54%) Oracle Forms
11 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (17.22%) Finance
13 23 (15.23%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (15.23%) BusinessObjects
14 22 (14.57%) Shell Script
14 22 (14.57%) Spring
14 22 (14.57%) Maven
15 19 (12.58%) Oracle OWB
15 19 (12.58%) JIRA
15 19 (12.58%) ETL
15 19 (12.58%) OO
15 19 (12.58%) Linux
16 18 (11.92%) WebLogic
16 18 (11.92%) Workflow
16 18 (11.92%) Migration
16 18 (11.92%) Oracle Workflow
17 17 (11.26%) XML
17 17 (11.26%) ITIL
17 17 (11.26%) Test Strategy
18 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared

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 18 (11.92%) Oracle Workflow
1 18 (11.92%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.96%) Apache Pig
3 8 (5.30%) Confluence
4 7 (4.64%) SAS
5 5 (3.31%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 3 (1.99%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.32%) Drupal
8 1 (0.66%) Documentum
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) MS Office
2 1 (0.66%) GIMP
2 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (5.96%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (4.64%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (3.97%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Assets
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle HRMS
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Payroll
8 2 (1.32%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Network Security
2 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.52%) Oracle Database
2 32 (21.19%) Oracle Reports
3 23 (15.23%) BusinessObjects
3 23 (15.23%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (12.58%) Oracle OWB
5 15 (9.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (9.93%) Relational Database
6 13 (8.61%) Hadoop
7 12 (7.95%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (7.28%) MongoDB
8 11 (7.28%) RDBMS
9 10 (6.62%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (6.62%) Oracle Discoverer
10 9 (5.96%) Apache Hive
10 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
11 8 (5.30%) Big Data
11 8 (5.30%) SQLPlus
12 7 (4.64%) Sqoop
13 5 (3.31%) IDMS
13 5 (3.31%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 28 (18.54%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (14.57%) Maven
3 19 (12.58%) JIRA
4 14 (9.27%) Ant
4 14 (9.27%) ClearQuest
4 14 (9.27%) Jenkins
5 13 (8.61%) JUnit
6 12 (7.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (7.95%) Eclipse
6 12 (7.95%) Toad
7 11 (7.28%) Git (software)
8 10 (6.62%) Artifactory
9 9 (5.96%) Oracle APEX
10 8 (5.30%) CA Gen
10 8 (5.30%) SoapUI
11 7 (4.64%) ClearCase
12 4 (2.65%) Subversion
13 2 (1.32%) Checkstyle
13 2 (1.32%) PVCS
13 2 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 26 (17.22%) Finance
2 3 (1.99%) Automotive
2 3 (1.99%) Law
3 1 (0.66%) Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
3 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.66%) Local Government
3 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (54.97%) Developer
2 34 (22.52%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (19.21%) PL/SQL Developer
4 26 (17.22%) SQL Developer
5 22 (14.57%) Architect
6 19 (12.58%) Consultant
7 17 (11.26%) Analyst
7 17 (11.26%) Oracle Consultant
8 11 (7.28%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) COBOL Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.30%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Software Architect
11 7 (4.64%) Big Data Architect
11 7 (4.64%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.64%) Hadoop Architect
12 6 (3.97%) ETL Developer
13 5 (3.31%) Functional Consultant
13 5 (3.31%) Oracle Analyst
13 5 (3.31%) Oracle Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) J2EE
2 22 (14.57%) Spring
3 17 (11.26%) XML
4 15 (9.93%) Web Services
5 13 (8.61%) Hibernate
5 13 (8.61%) HTML
5 13 (8.61%) Struts
6 11 (7.28%) ELK Stack
6 11 (7.28%) Hystrix
6 11 (7.28%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (7.28%) Swagger
7 10 (6.62%) Apache CXF
7 10 (6.62%) JSP
7 10 (6.62%) Servlets
7 10 (6.62%) Spring Boot
7 10 (6.62%) WireMock
8 8 (5.30%) SOAP
9 4 (2.65%) JSON
10 3 (1.99%) .NET
10 3 (1.99%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.97%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.99%) Statistics
5 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
6 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (26.49%) Unix
2 19 (12.58%) Linux
3 10 (6.62%) Windows
4 9 (5.96%) VME
5 1 (0.66%) AIX
5 1 (0.66%) HPUX
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
2 27 (17.88%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (12.58%) ETL
3 19 (12.58%) OO
4 18 (11.92%) Migration
4 18 (11.92%) Workflow
5 17 (11.26%) ITIL
5 17 (11.26%) Test Strategy
6 15 (9.93%) Process Improvement
6 15 (9.93%) Service Management
7 13 (8.61%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.61%) Defect Tracking
7 13 (8.61%) RUP
7 13 (8.61%) Waterfall
8 12 (7.95%) Data Migration
9 11 (7.28%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.28%) UML
10 10 (6.62%) OOP
10 10 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (5.96%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 148 (98.01%) SQL
2 55 (36.42%) Java
3 22 (14.57%) Shell Script
4 14 (9.27%) COBOL
5 10 (6.62%) Perl
6 9 (5.96%) C++
6 9 (5.96%) VB
7 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.99%) Korn
9 3 (1.99%) Python
10 2 (1.32%) C#
10 2 (1.32%) R
11 1 (0.66%) ABAP
11 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.66%) JCL
11 1 (0.66%) PHP
11 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.62%) Degree
3 10 (6.62%) OCPJP
3 10 (6.62%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.28%) Docker
2 9 (5.96%) HDFS
3 7 (4.64%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) Graphite
1 11 (7.28%) Puppet
2 10 (6.62%) Grafana
3 2 (1.32%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.66%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.66%) Control-M
4 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 138 (91.39%) Oracle
2 30 (19.87%) Informatica
3 14 (9.27%) webMethods
4 13 (8.61%) Pega
5 8 (5.30%) ICL
6 7 (4.64%) BEA
7 6 (3.97%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.97%) SAP
8 4 (2.65%) Cloudera
9 3 (1.99%) Pegasus
9 3 (1.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.32%) Endeca
10 2 (1.32%) hybris
10 2 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.32%) Teradata
11 1 (0.66%) Google
11 1 (0.66%) Serena
11 1 (0.66%) Tableau
11 1 (0.66%) VMware
11 1 (0.66%) WSO2
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey
Posted: 7 days ago