Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 23 June 2018 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 124 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 -58 +37
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 76 49 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.55% 1.14% 2.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 3.66% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 112
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £308 £328 £306
90th Percentile £488 £500 £523
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.50 £42.75 £38.75
% change year-on-year -21.64% +10.32% +14.56%

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,607 1,339 1,892
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.78% 31.02% 33.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,010 865 1,168
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £506
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.36 £32.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +28.00% -6.87%
10th Percentile £17.71 £20.13 £13.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £73.13 £39.05
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the West Midlands

PL/SQL
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 in the West Midlands.

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

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the West Midlands

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

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

PL/SQL
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +2 27 £360 -27.36%
Birmingham -6 25 £401 -13.41% 3
Warwickshire -9 5 £458 +14.38% 3
Coventry -18 3 £325 -7.14% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £320 -
Kingswinford - 1 £400 -
Solihull - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £413 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 70 (92.11%) SQL
2 59 (77.63%) Oracle
3 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.63%) Java
4 21 (27.63%) Unix
5 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 16 (21.05%) Migration
6 16 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
7 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
8 14 (18.42%) WebLogic
8 14 (18.42%) J2EE
8 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
9 13 (17.11%) BEA
9 13 (17.11%) Finance
9 13 (17.11%) Confluence
10 12 (15.79%) Process Improvement
10 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
10 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (15.79%) OO
11 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
11 11 (14.47%) Data Modelling
11 11 (14.47%) JIRA
11 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
12 10 (13.16%) Data Migration
12 10 (13.16%) Bitbucket
12 10 (13.16%) Docker
12 10 (13.16%) DevOps

PL/SQL
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 14 (18.42%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.11%) Confluence
3 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.95%) JBoss
4 3 (3.95%) nginx
4 3 (3.95%) WildFly
5 2 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.32%) Exstream
2 1 (1.32%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.32%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.95%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) Internet
1 2 (2.63%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) SAN
2 1 (1.32%) SSH
2 1 (1.32%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 16 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.95%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (2.63%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mart
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) JIRA
1 11 (14.47%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (13.16%) Bitbucket
3 6 (7.89%) Selenium
3 6 (7.89%) WebDriver
4 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.26%) JUnit
5 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.95%) CA Gen
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.32%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.32%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.32%) Subversion
8 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Automotive
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Billing
3 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (26.32%) PL/SQL Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 16 (21.05%) SQL Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Analyst
7 6 (7.89%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Consultant
9 4 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Backend Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
10 3 (3.95%) Oracle Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Backend Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) J2EE
2 8 (10.53%) HTML
3 7 (9.21%) .NET
3 7 (9.21%) jQuery
4 6 (7.89%) HTML5
5 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.26%) JSON
6 4 (5.26%) REST
6 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (3.95%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.95%) Classic ASP
7 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
7 3 (3.95%) GWT
7 3 (3.95%) JSP
7 3 (3.95%) JSTL
7 3 (3.95%) POJO
7 3 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.95%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.63%) Robotics
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) CMDB
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Unix
2 5 (6.58%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.32%) AIX
4 1 (1.32%) HPUX
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.05%) Migration
2 16 (21.05%) Test Strategy
3 15 (19.74%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (18.42%) Configuration Management
5 12 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.79%) OO
5 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
5 12 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 11 (14.47%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.47%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.16%) Data Migration
7 10 (13.16%) DevOps
8 9 (11.84%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Data Analysis
10 7 (9.21%) ETL
11 5 (6.58%) MVC
12 4 (5.26%) Regression Testing
12 4 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) Shell Script
4 8 (10.53%) C#
5 7 (9.21%) ANSI SQL
6 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.26%) VB
8 3 (3.95%) Perl
8 3 (3.95%) VB6
8 3 (3.95%) VBA
8 3 (3.95%) VBScript
9 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.32%) Korn
10 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle Certification
2 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.26%) OCP
4 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (13.16%) Docker
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Ansible
1 1 (1.32%) Automic
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.32%) vRealize
Vendors
1 59 (77.63%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) BEA
3 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.95%) Informatica
4 3 (3.95%) Pega
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) Unisys
4 3 (3.95%) webMethods
4 3 (3.95%) WSO2
5 2 (2.63%) Blue Prism
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Delphix
6 1 (1.32%) HP
6 1 (1.32%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat