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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 22 24 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 40 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.39% 6.00% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.83% 18.90% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 0
Average daily rate
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£496 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +15.07%
PL/SQL
North West

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
192 127 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.25% 31.75% 33.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 74 51
Average daily rate £442 £345 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £474 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.67 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.08% -2.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -5 29 £500 +25.00%
Preston -2 5 - -
Lancaster +3 1 £290 -24.42%
Chorley - 1 - - 1
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 58 (100.00%) SQL
2 54 (93.10%) Oracle
3 32 (55.17%) Data Modelling
3 32 (55.17%) Data Security
4 26 (44.83%) Oracle Database
5 25 (43.10%) Algorithms
6 23 (39.66%) ERwin
7 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
7 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
8 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
9 19 (32.76%) C++
9 19 (32.76%) ETL
10 18 (31.03%) Informatica
11 17 (29.31%) Java
12 13 (22.41%) Shell Script
12 13 (22.41%) SAS
12 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (22.41%) Dimensional Modelling
12 13 (22.41%) Base SAS
13 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
13 12 (20.69%) Velocity
14 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
15 10 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (17.24%) JSP
15 10 (17.24%) Web Services
15 10 (17.24%) ProC
16 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 13 (22.41%) SAS
2 8 (13.79%) JBoss
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.90%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.45%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.72%) Maximo
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) SaaS
1 2 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (3.45%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (44.83%) Oracle Database
2 22 (37.93%) SQL Server
3 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (22.41%) Base SAS
4 11 (18.97%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
9 2 (3.45%) SQLBase
10 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 23 (39.66%) ERwin
2 10 (17.24%) ProC
3 5 (8.62%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.72%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) SAS Developer
3 11 (18.97%) ETL Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Informatica Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Informatica ETL Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Tester
6 5 (8.62%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.45%) SAS Programmer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) SAS BI Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Velocity
2 10 (17.24%) JSP
2 10 (17.24%) Web Services
3 6 (10.34%) HTML
3 6 (10.34%) .NET
4 5 (8.62%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) Ajax
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.10%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.90%) Mainframe
2 4 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Solaris
3 2 (3.45%) UNIX
4 1 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Data Modelling
1 32 (55.17%) Data Security
2 19 (32.76%) ETL
3 13 (22.41%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.41%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (20.69%) Unit Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.34%) ERP
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
7 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.62%) UML
8 3 (5.17%) CRM
8 3 (5.17%) Logistics
8 3 (5.17%) Supply Chain Management
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.45%) SDLC
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.72%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 19 (32.76%) C++
4 17 (29.31%) Java
5 13 (22.41%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.07%) C
7 2 (3.45%) Perl
7 2 (3.45%) VBA
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 54 (93.10%) Oracle
2 22 (37.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (31.03%) Informatica
4 4 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Dell
5 2 (3.45%) Software AG
5 2 (3.45%) webMethods
6 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.72%) Baan