The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 16 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.57% 9.72% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 19.44% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £32.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+45.03% -31.05%
PL/SQL
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 36 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 62.86% 50.00% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 27
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Belfast region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Belfast region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (45.45%) UNIX
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Solaris
5 4 (36.36%) J2EE
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
6 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (27.27%) Data Guard
6 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (18.18%) Struts2
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (18.18%) jQuery
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (18.18%) Clustering
7 2 (18.18%) Banking

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 2 (18.18%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
2 2 (18.18%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) OBIEE Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Struts2
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) JSP
2 2 (18.18%) Servlets
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Structures
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Solaris
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) ETL
2 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Cognos
4 1 (9.09%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio