The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 April 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)
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 17
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 12 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.28% 4.65% 7.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.27% 16.43% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 16
Median daily rate £368 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +20.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £298 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £443 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  

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 Nottingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 165 140 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 45.08% 28.28% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 77 105
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.77% +5.55%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Nottingham

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Nottingham

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (95.65%) Oracle
3 15 (65.22%) Unix
3 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
4 14 (60.87%) .NET
5 13 (56.52%) C#
5 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 10g
5 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
5 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (52.17%) WCF
6 12 (52.17%) WPF
6 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
7 11 (47.83%) Degree
8 10 (43.48%) CRM
9 9 (39.13%) HTML
10 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
10 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (17.39%) Change Management
12 4 (17.39%) Data Management
12 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Web Services
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL
12 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
12 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
13 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
13 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
14 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (8.70%) Billing
14 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (65.22%) Oracle Database
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (56.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Designer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Architect
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) WCF
2 12 (52.17%) WPF
3 9 (39.13%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) Web Services
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) HPUX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) CRM
2 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Management
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (56.52%) C#
2 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
3 12 (52.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat