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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.57% 1.01% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 1.49% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+23.93% -35.00%
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
76 67 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 59.84% 67.68% 48.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 33
Average daily rate £313 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 23 September 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) SAP
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos
5 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft