Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 117 126
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9 -50
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 75 86 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.65% 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.53% 4.98% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 23
West Midlands median daily rate £416 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% -6.25% -6.98%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £327
90th Percentile £476 £488 £500
England median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.36 £36.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year -39.16% -13.53% +6.25%

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 1,656 1,727 1,390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.29% 33.21% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,067 1,084 916
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £480 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.59% -9.23% +32.65%
10th Percentile £35.00 £15.25 £19.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £73.75
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.02% - +10.67%

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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 +6 34 £380 +7.04%
Birmingham +12 30 £425 +4.62% 5
Solihull - 6 £463 -
West Bromwich +1 3 £369 -10.61%
Coventry -5 3 £325 +8.42% 5
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 71 (94.67%) SQL
2 67 (89.33%) Oracle
3 52 (69.33%) Java
4 33 (44.00%) Unix
5 29 (38.67%) WebLogic
6 26 (34.67%) J2EE
7 25 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 25 (33.33%) BEA
7 25 (33.33%) Process Improvement
8 23 (30.67%) Test Strategy
9 22 (29.33%) Oracle Database
10 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 21 (28.00%) Informatica
10 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
12 19 (25.33%) CSS
13 18 (24.00%) webMethods
14 15 (20.00%) JIRA
14 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
14 15 (20.00%) Pega
14 15 (20.00%) Confluence
15 14 (18.67%) HTML5
15 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
15 14 (18.67%) CA Gen
15 14 (18.67%) CSS3
15 14 (18.67%) Robotic Process Automation
15 14 (18.67%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (18.67%) Java 8
15 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (18.67%) Perl

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 29 (38.67%) WebLogic
2 15 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.33%) DELMIA
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) Oracle Database
2 20 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (17.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (5.33%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (2.67%) Oracle9i Database
10 2 (2.67%) PowerCenter
10 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (1.33%) Data Mart
11 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) JIRA
2 14 (18.67%) CA Gen
2 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
4 9 (12.00%) Selenium
5 8 (10.67%) Bitbucket
6 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (6.67%) JMeter
7 5 (6.67%) Toad
7 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.33%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.33%) ERwin
8 1 (1.33%) Maven
8 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.33%) Law
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 14 (18.67%) Robotic Process Automation Developer
3 12 (16.00%) DBA
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
5 8 (10.67%) Tester
6 6 (8.00%) Developer in Test
7 5 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) PostgreSQL Developer
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) J2EE
2 19 (25.33%) CSS
3 14 (18.67%) CSS3
3 14 (18.67%) HTML
3 14 (18.67%) HTML5
4 12 (16.00%) RESTful
5 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
5 9 (12.00%) Spring
6 5 (6.67%) XML
7 4 (5.33%) JSON
7 4 (5.33%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (5.33%) Spring Boot
8 3 (4.00%) .NET
8 3 (4.00%) .NET Core
8 3 (4.00%) NHibernate
8 3 (4.00%) Swagger
9 1 (1.33%) SAP PI
9 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Robotics
2 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (44.00%) Unix
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 23 (30.67%) Test Strategy
3 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.67%) Collaborative Working
4 14 (18.67%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (18.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 13 (17.33%) Data Modelling
6 11 (14.67%) OO
6 11 (14.67%) Problem Management
6 11 (14.67%) Task Automation
7 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.33%) DevOps
7 10 (13.33%) Migration
8 8 (10.67%) Analytical Thinking
8 8 (10.67%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (8.00%) Scrum
9 6 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (94.67%) SQL
2 52 (69.33%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 14 (18.67%) Java 8
4 14 (18.67%) Perl
5 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.00%) C#
7 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.33%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 7 (9.33%) Docker
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
2 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.33%) FlexNet
2 1 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 67 (89.33%) Oracle
2 25 (33.33%) BEA
3 21 (28.00%) Informatica
4 18 (24.00%) webMethods
5 15 (20.00%) Pega
6 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.33%) Cognos
7 1 (1.33%) Dell
7 1 (1.33%) HP
7 1 (1.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.33%) Netezza
7 1 (1.33%) SAP