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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 95 54 85
Rank change year-on-year -41 +31  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 21 87 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.92% 3.27% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.05% 9.53% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 56 13
Median daily rate £400 £442 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.39% +10.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £357 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 689 913 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 30.19% 34.27% 30.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 549 427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 43
Median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £9.00 £17.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham -4 8 £442 +14.06% 2
Warwickshire - 7 £400 -
Shropshire -8 3 - - 3
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 49 (98.00%) SQL
2 44 (88.00%) Oracle
3 28 (56.00%) Java
4 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (42.00%) Unix
6 17 (34.00%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
9 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
9 14 (28.00%) J2EE
9 14 (28.00%) WebLogic
10 11 (22.00%) webMethods
11 10 (20.00%) Informatica
11 10 (20.00%) JBoss
11 10 (20.00%) Pega
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
12 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
13 8 (16.00%) Linux
13 8 (16.00%) OO
13 8 (16.00%) Analytics
14 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
14 7 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
14 7 (14.00%) CA Gen
14 7 (14.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 7 (14.00%) Oracle Identity Management
14 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
14 7 (14.00%) Identity Access Management

PL/SQL
Top Related 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 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (20.00%) JBoss
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 7 (14.00%) IIS
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (8.00%) Confluence
6 2 (4.00%) Drupal
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (4.00%) SAS
7 1 (2.00%) Documentum
7 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (4.00%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (2.00%) Exstream
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) HTTP
1 7 (14.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (14.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 5 (10.00%) MySQL
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (8.00%) SQLPlus
8 3 (6.00%) Data Mart
8 3 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) CA Gen
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (8.00%) ERwin
3 4 (8.00%) JIRA
4 3 (6.00%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.00%) PVCS
4 3 (6.00%) Subversion
4 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.00%) ClearQuest
5 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) Ant
6 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) JMeter
6 1 (2.00%) Maven
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
3 8 (16.00%) webMethods Developer
4 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle Support Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Support Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Business Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Migration Specialist
7 3 (6.00%) OBIEE Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) J2EE
2 7 (14.00%) SAML
3 6 (12.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) EDIFACT
5 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.00%) Java EE
5 2 (4.00%) JPA
5 2 (4.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) Spring
5 2 (4.00%) XSD
5 2 (4.00%) XSLT
6 1 (2.00%) EDI
6 1 (2.00%) jQuery
6 1 (2.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Unix
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 8 (16.00%) Analytics
4 8 (16.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.00%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (14.00%) Problem Management
5 7 (14.00%) RUP
5 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.00%) Process Improvement
6 6 (12.00%) Scrum
6 6 (12.00%) Workflow
7 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) ETL
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (98.00%) SQL
2 28 (56.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.00%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (88.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) webMethods
3 10 (20.00%) Informatica
3 10 (20.00%) Pega
4 6 (12.00%) BEA
4 6 (12.00%) Tableau
5 5 (10.00%) Google
5 5 (10.00%) Teradata
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Cognos
7 1 (2.00%) HP
Telford, Shropshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £495 - £496.15 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago