The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 37 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 4 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.51% 2.86% 5.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.00% 7.48% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 19
Median daily rate £368 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £365 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -5.94%

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
100 147 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.74% 38.28% 41.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 124
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 12
Median hourly rate £49.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.26% +2.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -3 3 £368 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Oracle
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Change Data Capture
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (30.77%) Informatica
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
4 4 (30.77%) IFS
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (23.08%) PowerExchange
5 3 (23.08%) ETL
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
5 3 (23.08%) BDD

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (23.08%) PowerExchange
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) IFS Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Informatica Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) E-Business Developer
4 2 (15.38%) IFS Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 1 (7.69%) DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IFS Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IFS Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) CentOS
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Data Capture
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Cash Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) ERP
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 1 (7.69%) ITSM
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) SFIA
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) IFS
2 4 (30.77%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) VMware