Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 79 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 -24 +15
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.64% 1.58% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.04% 4.10% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 5
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £430 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +27.41% -10.00%
10th Percentile £353 £288 £313
90th Percentile £503 £480 £379
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £389 £400
% change year-on-year +9.32% -2.81% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 489 585 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.45% 38.46% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 369 256
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £259 £250 £234
90th Percentile £500 £525 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
% change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +16.26%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PL/SQL in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Birmingham over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Birmingham

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Informatica
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (10.00%) OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) DBA
2 2 (20.00%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Data Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum Master
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) Spring
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) DHTML
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSF
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) HPUX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) EAI
3 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
5 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) Informatica
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Jitterbit
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (10.00%) VMware