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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 53 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 90 36 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.12% 1.43% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 4.59% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 15 12
Median daily rate £442 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.37% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £373
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 £35.50 £35.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.38%
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
933 784 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.38% 31.04% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 487 419
Median daily rate £380 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.45 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 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 27 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 34 £460 -
Birmingham +15 17 £430 -9.47%
Solihull -10 10 £441 -
Warwickshire +1 7 £480 +16.36%
Coventry 0 5 £400 -2.43%
Kingswinford - 3 £310 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £338 - 1
Worcestershire -13 1 £225 -40.00%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 158 (100.00%) SQL
2 146 (92.41%) Oracle
3 78 (49.37%) Unix
4 60 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (33.54%) BusinessObjects
6 52 (32.91%) Java
7 43 (27.22%) Business Intelligence
8 42 (26.58%) Informatica
8 42 (26.58%) Shell Script
9 41 (25.95%) JIRA
10 36 (22.78%) J2EE
11 34 (21.52%) Oracle OWB
12 30 (18.99%) Oracle Reports
12 30 (18.99%) Hadoop
13 29 (18.35%) Scrum
14 28 (17.72%) Oracle Database
15 27 (17.09%) Confluence
15 27 (17.09%) Spring
16 26 (16.46%) Maven
16 26 (16.46%) Configuration Management
16 26 (16.46%) WebLogic
17 25 (15.82%) Data Modelling
17 25 (15.82%) Pentaho
17 25 (15.82%) Security Cleared
18 24 (15.19%) ClearQuest
19 23 (14.56%) SC Cleared
19 23 (14.56%) Big Data
20 22 (13.92%) Test Strategy
20 22 (13.92%) Pega
21 21 (13.29%) XML

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 27 (17.09%) Confluence
2 26 (16.46%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (5.70%) SAS
5 5 (3.16%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.63%) Documentum
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.53%) MS Office
2 3 (1.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (6.33%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (5.70%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (1.90%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.63%) HFM
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (33.54%) BusinessObjects
2 34 (21.52%) Oracle OWB
3 30 (18.99%) Hadoop
3 30 (18.99%) Oracle Reports
4 28 (17.72%) Oracle Database
5 25 (15.82%) Pentaho
6 23 (14.56%) Big Data
7 19 (12.03%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (11.39%) Relational Database
9 17 (10.76%) RDBMS
10 16 (10.13%) MongoDB
11 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
12 12 (7.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (3.16%) Apache Hive
14 5 (3.16%) OLAP
14 5 (3.16%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (3.16%) Sqoop
15 4 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (25.95%) JIRA
2 26 (16.46%) Maven
3 24 (15.19%) ClearQuest
4 21 (13.29%) Oracle Forms
5 19 (12.03%) ClearCase
6 17 (10.76%) Toad
7 16 (10.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (10.13%) Git (software)
8 14 (8.86%) PVCS
9 11 (6.96%) Ant
9 11 (6.96%) Eclipse
9 11 (6.96%) JUnit
10 10 (6.33%) Artifactory
10 10 (6.33%) Jenkins
11 9 (5.70%) CA Gen
12 8 (5.06%) SoapUI
13 5 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
15 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 20 (12.66%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Billing
3 1 (0.63%) Automotive
3 1 (0.63%) Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.63%) Law
3 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (56.96%) Developer
2 32 (20.25%) Architect
3 22 (13.92%) Oracle Developer
4 20 (12.66%) Analyst
5 19 (12.03%) Software Architect
6 16 (10.13%) Hadoop Developer
6 16 (10.13%) SQL Developer
7 14 (8.86%) Senior Architect
8 13 (8.23%) PL/SQL Developer
9 12 (7.59%) Senior Software Architect
10 11 (6.96%) Team Leader
11 10 (6.33%) Lead Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Business Developer
12 9 (5.70%) Java Architect
13 8 (5.06%) Consultant
13 8 (5.06%) Java Software Architect
13 8 (5.06%) Oracle Consultant
14 7 (4.43%) Business Objects Developer
14 7 (4.43%) Data Analyst
14 7 (4.43%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.78%) J2EE
2 27 (17.09%) Spring
3 21 (13.29%) XML
4 16 (10.13%) ELK Stack
4 16 (10.13%) Hystrix
4 16 (10.13%) RabbitMQ
4 16 (10.13%) Swagger
5 15 (9.49%) Spring Boot
6 12 (7.59%) HTML
6 12 (7.59%) Web Services
7 11 (6.96%) Hibernate
7 11 (6.96%) JSP
7 11 (6.96%) Servlets
8 10 (6.33%) Apache CXF
9 8 (5.06%) SOAP
10 5 (3.16%) OC4J
11 4 (2.53%) Struts
12 3 (1.90%) XBRL
13 2 (1.27%) .NET
13 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.16%) Smart Meter
3 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 78 (49.37%) Unix
2 19 (12.03%) Linux
3 14 (8.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) AIX
4 1 (0.63%) HPUX
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.22%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (18.35%) Scrum
4 26 (16.46%) Configuration Management
5 25 (15.82%) Data Modelling
6 22 (13.92%) Test Strategy
7 19 (12.03%) Software Architecture
8 17 (10.76%) Problem Management
9 16 (10.13%) Defect Tracking
9 16 (10.13%) Waterfall
10 15 (9.49%) OO
10 15 (9.49%) RUP
11 14 (8.86%) Analytics
11 14 (8.86%) Workflow
12 12 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.96%) Migration
13 11 (6.96%) UML
14 10 (6.33%) ITIL
14 10 (6.33%) OOP
14 10 (6.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) SQL
2 52 (32.91%) Java
3 42 (26.58%) Shell Script
4 16 (10.13%) Perl
5 13 (8.23%) C++
6 12 (7.59%) VB
7 3 (1.90%) C#
7 3 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.27%) C
8 2 (1.27%) COBOL
9 1 (0.63%) ABAP
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 25 (15.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (14.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.80%) Degree
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.16%) ISEB
4 5 (3.16%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.53%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.43%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 16 (10.13%) Docker
2 5 (3.16%) Apache Flume
2 5 (3.16%) HDFS
3 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (10.13%) Graphite
1 16 (10.13%) Puppet
2 15 (9.49%) Grafana
3 5 (3.16%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 146 (92.41%) Oracle
2 42 (26.58%) Informatica
3 22 (13.92%) Pega
4 17 (10.76%) webMethods
5 13 (8.23%) BEA
6 7 (4.43%) Cloudera
6 7 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.90%) Cognos
7 3 (1.90%) IBM
7 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.90%) Pegasus
8 2 (1.27%) HP
9 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) Sybase
9 1 (0.63%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) WSO2
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