The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 12 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.07% 1.73% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.46% 2.76% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £380 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+38.46% +6.55%
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 145 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 52.53% 62.77% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 102 12
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
PL/SQL
County Antrim

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 18 April 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (58.33%) UNIX
5 7 (58.33%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (33.33%) Migration
8 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
9 3 (25.00%) Release Management
9 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
9 3 (25.00%) SOA
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (25.00%) Middleware
9 3 (25.00%) ETL
9 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (25.00%) JDeveloper
9 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (25.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) DBA
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Silverlight Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (8.33%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Database Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) SOA
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) BT