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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 32 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 8 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.56% 6.47% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 17.91% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 21
Median daily rate £500 £493 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £333 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +13.79%
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
128 201 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.03% 36.15% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 136 98
Median daily rate £400 £442 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.39% +26.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chorley 0 4 £465 -
Blackpool -3 4 £550 +10.83%
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 16 (66.67%) Java
2 16 (66.67%) IFS
3 15 (62.50%) Migration
4 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
5 13 (54.17%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) System Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) ERP
7 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 4 (16.67%) SAP BW
8 4 (16.67%) ETL
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) VB
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (16.67%) MS Office
8 4 (16.67%) SAP
8 4 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (12.50%) Workflow

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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
1 4 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Analyst
2 15 (62.50%) IFS Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) IFS Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) IFS Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (8.33%) E-Business Developer
5 2 (8.33%) IFS Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Report Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Migration
2 6 (25.00%) System Testing
2 6 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (20.83%) ERP
4 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.50%) Analytics
5 3 (12.50%) BDD
5 3 (12.50%) Cash Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (12.50%) TDD
5 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) IFS
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) CODA
4 3 (12.50%) Cognos
4 3 (12.50%) Concur
4 3 (12.50%) Maconomy
4 3 (12.50%) ServiceNow