The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.89% 2.26% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 4.38% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 157 137 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 59.25% 51.50% 43.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 94
Median daily rate £314 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +254.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Leicestershire

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Leicestershire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Leicestershire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Leicester 0 5 £475 +18.75%
PL/SQL
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Change Management
3 7 (63.64%) ITSM
3 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle ADF
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (27.27%) Retek
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 3 (27.27%) ProC
5 3 (27.27%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) Logistics
7 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TickIT
7 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ProC
General
1 7 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle ADF
1 7 (63.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) AIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) ITSM
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) TickIT
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) Retek