Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 102 65
Rank change year-on-year -38 -37 +9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 43 93 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.91% 1.70% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 5.41% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 40
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -18.48% +31.43%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £488 £500 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £40.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.80% -5.29% +13.33%

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 1,513 1,720 1,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.09% 31.42% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 962 1,032 949
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £249
90th Percentile £525 £525 £495
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 50 51
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.00 £22.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.22% -25.00% +4.91%
10th Percentile £18.20 £11.45 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.30 £42.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Birmingham +3 14 £451 +20.33% 8
Kingswinford - 5 £460 -
Coventry +16 4 £330 -12.00%
Staffordshire - 4 £320 -
Shropshire -27 3 £425 +25.00% 2
Worcestershire - 2 £400 -
West Bromwich +4 1 - -
Solihull - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 41 (95.35%) SQL
2 32 (74.42%) Oracle
3 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database
4 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (32.56%) .NET
5 13 (30.23%) C#
6 12 (27.91%) Java
6 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.26%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) Unix
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (20.93%) HTML
9 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
10 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
10 7 (16.28%) Web Services
10 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
11 6 (13.95%) Data Management
11 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
11 6 (13.95%) ETL
11 6 (13.95%) CRM
11 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (13.95%) WCF
11 6 (13.95%) WPF
12 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
12 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
12 5 (11.63%) jQuery
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.63%) Informatica
12 5 (11.63%) JavaScript

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 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (9.30%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) JBoss
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) EngageOne
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
1 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle Database
2 14 (32.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle OWB
8 2 (4.65%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (2.33%) MySQL
9 1 (2.33%) OLAP
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.98%) Selenium
1 3 (6.98%) Subversion
1 3 (6.98%) WebDriver
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.65%) CA Gen
2 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) GitLab
2 2 (4.65%) JMeter
2 2 (4.65%) JUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.30%) DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) Web Services
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) WCF
4 6 (13.95%) WPF
5 5 (11.63%) jQuery
6 4 (9.30%) .NET Framework
6 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
6 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (9.30%) Classic ASP
6 4 (9.30%) Entity Framework
6 4 (9.30%) HTML5
6 4 (9.30%) J2EE
6 4 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.98%) CSS
7 3 (6.98%) JSF
7 3 (6.98%) Spring
8 2 (4.65%) JSP
8 2 (4.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Unix
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.33%) HPUX
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
3 6 (13.95%) CRM
3 6 (13.95%) Data Management
3 6 (13.95%) ETL
4 5 (11.63%) MVC
4 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Asset Management
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.30%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) Test Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (95.35%) SQL
2 13 (30.23%) C#
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) VBA
8 2 (4.65%) VB
8 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) Apex Code
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) COBOL
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.33%) VB6
9 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Ansible
1 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) Informatica
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Micro Focus
4 2 (4.65%) BEA
4 2 (4.65%) CA
4 2 (4.65%) IFS
4 2 (4.65%) Pega
4 2 (4.65%) Serena
4 2 (4.65%) Teradata
4 2 (4.65%) webMethods
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Prism
5 1 (2.33%) Capita
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Jitterbit
5 1 (2.33%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Sun