Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 133 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 -54 +9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 80 44 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.56% 0.97% 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 3.20% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 93
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £298 £323 £292
90th Percentile £563 £502 £506
England median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +39.29% -12.50% +14.29%

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 1,731 1,373 1,978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 33.72% 30.37% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,075 872 1,238
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £289 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £525 £507
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 46 48
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.92% +19.09% +7.17%
10th Percentile £15.25 £16.25 £14.28
90th Percentile £48.50 £68.38 £42.70
England median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%

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 September 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 20 September 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 47 £360 -27.36% 1
Birmingham -8 16 £413 -8.33% 6
Coventry -14 4 £300 -20.07% 3
Warwickshire 0 3 £475 +39.71%
West Bromwich +4 1 £413 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 67 (83.75%) SQL
2 62 (77.50%) Oracle
3 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (47.50%) Java
4 37 (46.25%) Unix
5 26 (32.50%) WebLogic
5 26 (32.50%) Migration
5 26 (32.50%) Confluence
6 24 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
7 23 (28.75%) J2EE
7 23 (28.75%) Shell Script
8 22 (27.50%) Test Strategy
9 21 (26.25%) Process Improvement
9 21 (26.25%) JIRA
10 20 (25.00%) BEA
10 20 (25.00%) OO
11 18 (22.50%) Configuration Management
11 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database
12 17 (21.25%) Problem Management
13 16 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
13 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 15 (18.75%) Data Migration
14 15 (18.75%) Data Modelling
15 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
16 13 (16.25%) DevOps
16 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (16.25%) Spring

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 26 (32.50%) Confluence
1 26 (32.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.75%) JBoss
2 3 (3.75%) Mule
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Windchill
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.25%) Exstream
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.75%) IaaS
3 3 (3.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
1 3 (3.75%) SSL
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle Database
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (11.25%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (8.75%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (5.00%) MySQL
7 4 (5.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (3.75%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) JIRA
2 16 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (13.75%) Bitbucket
3 11 (13.75%) Selenium
4 9 (11.25%) Cucumber
4 9 (11.25%) WebDriver
5 7 (8.75%) JMeter
5 7 (8.75%) SoapUI
6 6 (7.50%) Maven
7 4 (5.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.75%) CA Gen
8 3 (3.75%) Subversion
9 2 (2.50%) JUnit
9 2 (2.50%) MagicDraw
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.50%) RStudio
9 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4 (5.00%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Automotive
3 1 (1.25%) Billing
3 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (67.50%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) PL/SQL Developer
3 20 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Tester
5 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Architect
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Architect
7 6 (7.50%) Mainframe Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
9 4 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) Developer Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Developer in Test
10 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.75%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.75%) J2EE
2 13 (16.25%) Spring
3 7 (8.75%) RESTful
4 6 (7.50%) REST
4 6 (7.50%) SOAP
4 6 (7.50%) Web Services
4 6 (7.50%) XML
4 6 (7.50%) XSLT
5 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) Java EE
7 3 (3.75%) EclipseLink
7 3 (3.75%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (3.75%) JPA
7 3 (3.75%) JSON
7 3 (3.75%) JSON Schema
7 3 (3.75%) OAuth
7 3 (3.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Mainframe
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.50%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Unix
2 9 (11.25%) Linux
3 8 (10.00%) VME
4 3 (3.75%) AIX
4 3 (3.75%) HPUX
4 3 (3.75%) Solaris
4 3 (3.75%) Windows
5 2 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.50%) Migration
3 24 (30.00%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (27.50%) Test Strategy
5 21 (26.25%) Process Improvement
6 20 (25.00%) OO
7 18 (22.50%) Configuration Management
8 17 (21.25%) Problem Management
9 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (18.75%) Data Migration
10 15 (18.75%) Data Modelling
11 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (17.50%) Test Automation
12 13 (16.25%) DevOps
13 12 (15.00%) Integration Testing
13 12 (15.00%) Scrum
14 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
15 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 9 (11.25%) Exploratory Testing
16 9 (11.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (83.75%) SQL
2 38 (47.50%) Java
3 23 (28.75%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.75%) Perl
5 8 (10.00%) ANSI SQL
5 8 (10.00%) COBOL
6 3 (3.75%) Groovy
6 3 (3.75%) Java 8
6 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.75%) XPath
7 2 (2.50%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) R
7 2 (2.50%) VBScript
8 1 (1.25%) Python
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Oracle Certification
1 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) OCP
3 3 (3.75%) OCA
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (13.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) Ansible
1 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.75%) Puppet
2 1 (1.25%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 62 (77.50%) Oracle
2 20 (25.00%) BEA
3 11 (13.75%) webMethods
4 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.75%) Capita
5 3 (3.75%) HP
5 3 (3.75%) Informatica
5 3 (3.75%) Pega
5 3 (3.75%) SAP
5 3 (3.75%) WSO2
6 2 (2.50%) Blue Prism
7 1 (1.25%) IBM
7 1 (1.25%) UiPath