Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 152 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 -57 -12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 78 37 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.51% 0.77% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 2.48% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 79
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £301 £325 £312
90th Percentile £588 £500 £492
England median daily rate £443 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +1.09% +9.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +40.85% -13.94% +13.01%

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 1,806 1,494 2,002
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.04% 31.04% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,113 964 1,225
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 62
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +29.29% +0.18%
10th Percentile £15.25 £15.32 £13.83
90th Percentile £57.55 £50.75 £42.48
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -3 47 £355 - 4
Birmingham +17 22 £450 - 2
Coventry -13 3 £325 -7.21% 3
Warwickshire +8 1 £510 +58.75% 1
Solihull - 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 69 (88.46%) SQL
2 56 (71.79%) Oracle
3 43 (55.13%) Java
4 40 (51.28%) Unix
5 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (41.03%) WebLogic
8 29 (37.18%) Shell Script
9 28 (35.90%) Process Improvement
10 27 (34.62%) Test Strategy
11 26 (33.33%) Data Modelling
12 25 (32.05%) J2EE
12 25 (32.05%) Confluence
13 23 (29.49%) OO
14 22 (28.21%) BEA
14 22 (28.21%) JIRA
15 20 (25.64%) Problem Management
15 20 (25.64%) Configuration Management
15 20 (25.64%) Migration
16 16 (20.51%) Bitbucket
17 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
18 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
19 13 (16.67%) Linux
19 13 (16.67%) Spring
20 12 (15.38%) Scrum
20 12 (15.38%) Perl
20 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database

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 32 (41.03%) WebLogic
2 25 (32.05%) Confluence
3 5 (6.41%) nginx
4 3 (3.85%) JBoss
4 3 (3.85%) Mule
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.56%) Windchill
2 1 (1.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.28%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) IaaS
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTP
1 3 (3.85%) SSL
1 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 11 (14.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (12.82%) MySQL
4 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (10.26%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.41%) MariaDB
5 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.41%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.28%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 22 (28.21%) JIRA
2 16 (20.51%) Bitbucket
3 14 (17.95%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.54%) Selenium
5 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (8.97%) JMeter
6 7 (8.97%) SoapUI
6 7 (8.97%) WebDriver
7 6 (7.69%) Maven
8 5 (6.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.85%) CA Gen
9 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.85%) Subversion
10 2 (2.56%) MagicDraw
10 2 (2.56%) RStudio
11 1 (1.28%) JUnit
11 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (1.28%) Billing
2 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) PL/SQL Developer
3 15 (19.23%) SQL Developer
4 14 (17.95%) Tester
5 9 (11.54%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Architect
6 7 (8.97%) Mainframe Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.69%) COBOL Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) DevOps Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Functional Tester
11 2 (2.56%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) J2EE
2 13 (16.67%) Spring
3 11 (14.10%) REST
3 11 (14.10%) Web Services
3 11 (14.10%) XML
4 8 (10.26%) JSON
5 7 (8.97%) RESTful
6 6 (7.69%) SOAP
6 6 (7.69%) XSLT
7 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.41%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) Java EE
9 3 (3.85%) EclipseLink
9 3 (3.85%) EJB 3.0
9 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.85%) JMS
9 3 (3.85%) JPA
9 3 (3.85%) JSON Schema
9 3 (3.85%) OAuth
9 3 (3.85%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.13%) NHS
4 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Unix
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
3 9 (11.54%) VME
4 3 (3.85%) AIX
4 3 (3.85%) HPUX
4 3 (3.85%) Solaris
4 3 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (35.90%) Process Improvement
4 27 (34.62%) Test Strategy
5 26 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 23 (29.49%) OO
7 20 (25.64%) Configuration Management
7 20 (25.64%) Migration
7 20 (25.64%) Problem Management
8 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (16.67%) Test Automation
10 12 (15.38%) Scrum
11 11 (14.10%) Data Migration
11 11 (14.10%) DevOps
12 10 (12.82%) Data Analysis
12 10 (12.82%) ETL
12 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.26%) Data Management
13 8 (10.26%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 69 (88.46%) SQL
2 43 (55.13%) Java
3 29 (37.18%) Shell Script
4 12 (15.38%) Perl
5 9 (11.54%) COBOL
6 6 (7.69%) ANSI SQL
7 5 (6.41%) XQuery
8 3 (3.85%) Groovy
8 3 (3.85%) Java 8
8 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.85%) XPath
9 2 (2.56%) C#
9 2 (2.56%) R
10 1 (1.28%) Python
10 1 (1.28%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) ISEB
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (3.85%) OCA
4 1 (1.28%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.13%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Ansible
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 56 (71.79%) Oracle
2 22 (28.21%) BEA
3 11 (14.10%) webMethods
4 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.41%) Cisco
5 5 (6.41%) Google
5 5 (6.41%) TIBCO
6 3 (3.85%) HP
6 3 (3.85%) Informatica
6 3 (3.85%) Pega
6 3 (3.85%) WSO2
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.28%) IBM