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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 77 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 39 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 1.07% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 3.61% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% -22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £253 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £395 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-11.23% -5.55%
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
718 721 638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.97% 29.78% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 428 334
Average daily rate £348 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 18
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Birmingham +12 15 £413 +33.06% 4
Coventry +8 7 £400 +37.93% 1
Solihull +4 5 - -
Warwickshire +5 3 £400 +18.51%
Shropshire -9 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 69 (88.46%) Oracle
2 66 (84.62%) SQL
3 25 (32.05%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (32.05%) Oracle Reports
4 24 (30.77%) Finance
5 16 (20.51%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (19.23%) UNIX
6 15 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
6 15 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
6 15 (19.23%) Oracle Database
7 14 (17.95%) Workflow
7 14 (17.95%) Oracle Workflow
8 12 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 12 (15.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
9 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (14.10%) ETL
9 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.10%) .NET
10 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
10 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle Discoverer
10 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.82%) Oracle General Ledger
11 9 (11.54%) Java
11 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (10.26%) Migration
12 8 (10.26%) COBOL
12 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
12 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (17.95%) Oracle Workflow
2 12 (15.38%) Oracle Self-Service HR
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle HRMS
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (6.41%) Oracle TCA
5 4 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (2.56%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle Database
3 12 (15.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
5 10 (12.82%) Oracle Discoverer
6 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (8.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle ODI
11 2 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
12 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.28%) DataStage
12 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.28%) Toad
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.28%) CA Gen
General
1 24 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Retail
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.56%) Local Government
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Developer
2 25 (32.05%) Oracle Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Analyst
3 12 (15.38%) Consultant
4 11 (14.10%) Oracle Consultant
5 7 (8.97%) Administrator
6 6 (7.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (7.69%) Oracle HR Consultant
7 5 (6.41%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Discoverer Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Architect
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle HR Functional Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.10%) .NET
2 8 (10.26%) Silverlight
3 6 (7.69%) XML
4 5 (6.41%) J2EE
4 5 (6.41%) Web Services
5 2 (2.56%) SAX
6 1 (1.28%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.28%) WinForms
6 1 (1.28%) Spring
6 1 (1.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.28%) Servlets
6 1 (1.28%) HTML
6 1 (1.28%) jQuery
6 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) UNIX
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.05%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (17.95%) Workflow
3 11 (14.10%) ETL
4 8 (10.26%) Migration
5 6 (7.69%) ERP
5 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 6 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.41%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (5.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.13%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.13%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.13%) RUP
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL
8 3 (3.85%) Data Analysis
9 2 (2.56%) OO
9 2 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (2.56%) CRM
9 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (12.82%) T-SQL
2 10 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.54%) Java
4 8 (10.26%) COBOL
5 5 (6.41%) C#
6 3 (3.85%) Perl
6 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 69 (88.46%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) webMethods
4 4 (5.13%) Northgate
4 4 (5.13%) Pega
4 4 (5.13%) Informatica
5 2 (2.56%) Micro Focus
5 2 (2.56%) BEA
6 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.28%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.28%) HP
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