Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 91 82
Rank change year-on-year -59 -9 +15
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 37 131 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 2.14% 1.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 6.67% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 75 34
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £500 £496 £600
England median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £41.25 £37.73
% change year-on-year -13.94% +9.34% +2.65%

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 1483 1963 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 30.88% 32.05% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1198 899
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 58
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.25 £24.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.84% -1.84% +13.59%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.73 £12.44
90th Percentile £49.75 £42.48 £42.91
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Birmingham -4 10 £450 +4.65% 1
Coventry +17 5 £350 -9.68% 3
Kingswinford +2 5 £460 +54.62%
Warwickshire -15 4 £321 -19.69%
Staffordshire +11 2 - - 1
Shropshire -21 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £400 - 1
West Bromwich +2 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £600 -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 28 (75.68%) Oracle
3 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
4 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (32.43%) .NET
6 11 (29.73%) C#
6 11 (29.73%) Java
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) Unix
8 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) ETL
10 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 6 (16.22%) WCF
11 6 (16.22%) WPF
11 6 (16.22%) SaaS
11 6 (16.22%) CRM
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) Data Management
12 5 (13.51%) Windows
12 5 (13.51%) HTML
12 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
13 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
13 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (10.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning

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 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Mule
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.70%) Confluence
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) SaaS
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) Oracle Database
2 9 (24.32%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 3 (8.11%) SQLPlus
6 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.41%) OLAP
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (5.41%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (5.41%) Selenium
3 2 (5.41%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) JMeter
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (48.65%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Designer
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.41%) DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Business Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 10 (27.03%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 6 (16.22%) WPF
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (10.81%) Spring
5 4 (10.81%) XML
6 3 (8.11%) CSS
6 3 (8.11%) Java EE
6 3 (8.11%) jQuery
6 3 (8.11%) JSON
6 3 (8.11%) REST
6 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 2 (5.41%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (5.41%) Java SE
7 2 (5.41%) JSON Schema
7 2 (5.41%) OAuth
7 2 (5.41%) RESTful
7 2 (5.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Unix
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) HPUX
5 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) ETL
3 6 (16.22%) CRM
3 6 (16.22%) Data Management
4 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
5 4 (10.81%) SOA
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
7 2 (5.41%) BPEL
7 2 (5.41%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (5.41%) Data Mapping
7 2 (5.41%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) Groovy
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) XPath
6 1 (2.70%) Apex Code
6 1 (2.70%) COBOL
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Ansible
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Informatica
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) IFS
3 2 (5.41%) Teradata
3 2 (5.41%) webMethods
3 2 (5.41%) WSO2
4 1 (2.70%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Jitterbit
4 1 (2.70%) Micro Focus
4 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) VMware