Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 82 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -19
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 19 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.35% 0.64% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 2.03% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 17
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +27.41%
10th Percentile £378 £353 £293
90th Percentile £584 £503 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
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 474 493 588
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 33.74% 31.54% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 366 371
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £286 £260 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +44.46% +58.23%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.40 £16.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £40.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year +29.03% +27.84% -1.84%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 11 (57.89%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Migration
5 8 (42.11%) MySQL
5 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 7 (36.84%) RESTful
6 7 (36.84%) Confluence
6 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
6 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
6 7 (36.84%) API Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Exploratory Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Creative Thinking
6 7 (36.84%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
6 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
6 7 (36.84%) JMeter
6 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 7 (36.84%) Selenium
6 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Web Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Spring
7 6 (31.58%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared

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 7 (36.84%) Confluence
2 5 (26.32%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MySQL
2 7 (36.84%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (26.32%) MariaDB
4 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Cucumber
1 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
1 7 (36.84%) JMeter
1 7 (36.84%) Selenium
1 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
2 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) MagicDraw
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL Developer
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Interactive Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) RESTful
2 6 (31.58%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
3 5 (26.32%) CSS
3 5 (26.32%) JSON
3 5 (26.32%) REST
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Migration
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Thinking
4 7 (36.84%) API Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 7 (36.84%) Exploratory Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Load Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Web Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Data Virtualisation
6 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (21.05%) Data Transformation
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) ETL
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) XQuery
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Cisco
1 5 (26.32%) Google
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
1 5 (26.32%) TIBCO
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) HP