The median contractor rate for a PL/SQL Developer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Oracle PL/SQL Developer
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 124 122
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a PL/SQL Developer 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £381 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £34.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2116 2569 2428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 94.17% 95.43% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1419 1367
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 72 173
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -9.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

PL/SQL Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured PL/SQL Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL Developer in the West Midlands

PL/SQL Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL Developer in the West Midlands

PL/SQL Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL Developer in the West Midlands

PL/SQL Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Shropshire +30 1 - - 1
Birmingham 0 1 £388 +3.33%
PL/SQL Developer
England

PL/SQL Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, PL/SQL Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring PL/SQL Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) SQLPlus
3 3 (42.86%) Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (42.86%) BPEL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) Drupal
4 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
4 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (28.57%) Informatica
4 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

PL/SQL Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (14.29%) Exstream
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (42.86%) SQLPlus
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) BPEL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Mapping
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Lineage
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) HP