The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 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)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 34 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.43% 0.41% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.97% 1.09% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.10%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 126 92 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 61.17% 37.70% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 88
Median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
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 Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Somerset

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Somerset

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bath +7 5 £375 +7.14% 1
PL/SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Java EE
2 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (83.33%) JDBC
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
2 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (83.33%) JPA
2 5 (83.33%) RESTful
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (83.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Build and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Build Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Manager
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 5 (83.33%) Java EE
1 5 (83.33%) JDBC
1 5 (83.33%) JPA
1 5 (83.33%) RESTful
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle