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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 24 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 2.82% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.29% 8.10% 6.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 23
Median daily rate £400 £454 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £550 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +5.76%

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
730 901 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.33% 34.79% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 555 402
Median daily rate £400 £370 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £17.04 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +3 8 £400 -20.00%
Birmingham 0 7 £442 +26.28% 1
Shropshire -9 5 - - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 81 (98.78%) SQL
2 77 (93.90%) Oracle
3 41 (50.00%) Java
4 32 (39.02%) Unix
5 30 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
7 23 (28.05%) J2EE
7 23 (28.05%) Waterfall
8 22 (26.83%) Informatica
9 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
10 18 (21.95%) webMethods
11 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
11 17 (20.73%) Oracle Database
11 17 (20.73%) Pega
12 16 (19.51%) Process Improvement
12 16 (19.51%) OO
12 16 (19.51%) WebLogic
13 15 (18.29%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (18.29%) RUP
14 14 (17.07%) Workflow
14 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
15 13 (15.85%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (15.85%) Oracle Workflow
16 12 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (14.63%) ETL
16 12 (14.63%) CA Gen
17 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
17 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
17 11 (13.41%) COBOL

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 (19.51%) WebLogic
2 13 (15.85%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (10.98%) JBoss
4 6 (7.32%) Confluence
5 5 (6.10%) Apache
5 5 (6.10%) IIS
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle Application Server
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (4.88%) Drupal
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.44%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 1 (1.22%) Documentum
9 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (6.10%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (2.44%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.10%) HTTP
1 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (20.73%) Oracle Database
3 15 (18.29%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (17.07%) SQL Server
5 13 (15.85%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (13.41%) Relational Database
7 10 (12.20%) Oracle Discoverer
8 9 (10.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (8.54%) Hadoop
9 7 (8.54%) SQLPlus
10 6 (7.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
11 5 (6.10%) MySQL
11 5 (6.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (6.10%) Oracle OWB
11 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (4.88%) GIS
13 3 (3.66%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) CA Gen
1 12 (14.63%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (7.32%) JIRA
3 4 (4.88%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.88%) ERwin
3 4 (4.88%) Subversion
4 3 (3.66%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.66%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.66%) PVCS
4 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) Checkstyle
6 1 (1.22%) JUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Maven
6 1 (1.22%) QUnit
6 1 (1.22%) Selenium
General
1 9 (10.98%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Developer
2 15 (18.29%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL Developer
3 11 (13.41%) SQL Developer
4 10 (12.20%) Architect
5 9 (10.98%) webMethods Developer
6 7 (8.54%) COBOL Developer
6 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Oracle Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Business Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 5 (6.10%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle Financials Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Mainframe Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Programmer
9 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.05%) J2EE
2 7 (8.54%) XML
3 5 (6.10%) SAML
4 4 (4.88%) EDIFACT
5 3 (3.66%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.66%) Java EE
5 3 (3.66%) JPA
6 2 (2.44%) Drools
6 2 (2.44%) iXBRL
6 2 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
6 2 (2.44%) Spring
6 2 (2.44%) XBRL
6 2 (2.44%) XSD
6 2 (2.44%) XSLT
7 1 (1.22%) CSS
7 1 (1.22%) EJB
7 1 (1.22%) HTML
7 1 (1.22%) Struts
7 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Mainframe
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.66%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.02%) Unix
2 7 (8.54%) Linux
3 6 (7.32%) VME
4 5 (6.10%) Windows
4 5 (6.10%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.59%) Business Intelligence
2 23 (28.05%) Waterfall
3 19 (23.17%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
5 16 (19.51%) OO
5 16 (19.51%) Process Improvement
6 15 (18.29%) RUP
7 14 (17.07%) Workflow
8 12 (14.63%) ETL
9 11 (13.41%) Problem Management
10 9 (10.98%) ITIL
11 8 (9.76%) Analytics
11 8 (9.76%) Data Analysis
12 7 (8.54%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (8.54%) Scrum
13 6 (7.32%) BPEL
13 6 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 6 (7.32%) Data Modelling
13 6 (7.32%) Migration
13 6 (7.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (98.78%) SQL
2 41 (50.00%) Java
3 18 (21.95%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.41%) COBOL
5 10 (12.20%) Perl
6 3 (3.66%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) R
8 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.22%) JCL
8 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.22%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.22%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Identity Management
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.22%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 77 (93.90%) Oracle
2 22 (26.83%) Informatica
3 18 (21.95%) webMethods
4 17 (20.73%) Pega
5 10 (12.20%) BEA
6 6 (7.32%) Tableau
6 6 (7.32%) Teradata
7 5 (6.10%) Google
7 5 (6.10%) ICL
8 4 (4.88%) IBM
9 3 (3.66%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.44%) Cloudera
10 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.22%) Cognos
11 1 (1.22%) hybris