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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.50% 0.38% 3.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.85% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +70.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.22% +4.48%  

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 113 118 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 55.94% 44.87% 38.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 55 86
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £42.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.77% +17.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £25.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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 - 1 £450 - 1
PL/SQL
South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Build and Release Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Build Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Release Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft