Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 80 76
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 22 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.50% 0.85% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.35% 2.65% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 19
Birmingham median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +12.50% +9.22%
10th Percentile £369 £353 £303
90th Percentile £584 £521 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £450 £390
% change year-on-year -13.89% +15.38% -2.50%
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 506 453 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.52% 32.08% 36.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 312 374
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £269 £250
90th Percentile £544 £511 £499
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.27% +11.36%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £33.22 £29.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +12.61% +13.46%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 15 (68.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (63.64%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (50.00%) Migration
5 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 9 (40.91%) Load Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
6 9 (40.91%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) Selenium
6 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 8 (36.36%) MySQL
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) Creative Thinking
7 8 (36.36%) Analytical Thinking
7 8 (36.36%) API Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Web Testing
8 7 (31.82%) RESTful
8 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
8 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
8 7 (31.82%) Confluence
8 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
8 7 (31.82%) JIRA
8 7 (31.82%) JMeter
9 6 (27.27%) Spring

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 (31.82%) Confluence
2 5 (22.73%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Exstream
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) MariaDB
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
2 7 (31.82%) SoapUI
2 7 (31.82%) WebDriver
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) MagicDraw
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Functional Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Interactive Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) RESTful
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
3 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
3 5 (22.73%) CSS
3 5 (22.73%) JSON
3 5 (22.73%) REST
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (50.00%) Migration
3 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (40.91%) Exploratory Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Load Testing
4 9 (40.91%) Regression Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Thinking
5 8 (36.36%) API Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Creative Thinking
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Web Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) Data Transformation
7 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 8 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) Google
2 5 (22.73%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) HP