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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 28 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 18 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.64% 0.32% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% 0.99% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £300 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.05 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.60 £31.35
% change year-on-year
+23.41% +0.79%
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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
141 101 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.34% 32.48% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 73 64
Average daily rate £350 £369 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Average hourly rate £45.75 £32.60 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% +24.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £29.40 £14.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (97.92%) SQL
1 47 (97.92%) Oracle
2 36 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 20 (41.67%) .NET
5 19 (39.58%) HTML
6 17 (35.42%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (33.33%) Data Modelling
7 16 (33.33%) SAS
8 15 (31.25%) Java
8 15 (31.25%) Base SAS
9 14 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
10 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
10 13 (27.08%) Algorithms
11 12 (25.00%) Data Security
12 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
12 11 (22.92%) C#
12 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
12 11 (22.92%) XML
13 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
13 10 (20.83%) Classic ASP
13 10 (20.83%) CSS
13 10 (20.83%) ERP
13 10 (20.83%) CSS3
13 10 (20.83%) PhoneGap
13 10 (20.83%) Umbraco
13 10 (20.83%) MVC
13 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
13 10 (20.83%) HTML5

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (33.33%) SAS
2 11 (22.92%) SharePoint
3 10 (20.83%) Umbraco
4 2 (4.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.08%) PowerExchange
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Summit
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 27 (56.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (31.25%) Base SAS
4 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 5 (10.42%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.17%) TKPROF
7 2 (4.17%) SQLBase
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (2.08%) DB2
8 1 (2.08%) PowerCenter
8 1 (2.08%) IMS/DB
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.67%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.17%) ProC
4 2 (4.17%) Toad
5 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.08%) ERwin
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.08%) Maven
5 1 (2.08%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 10 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) SAS Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SAS Analyst Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) SAS BI Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Information Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle BI Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Integration Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
8 1 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (41.67%) .NET
2 19 (39.58%) HTML
3 11 (22.92%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) Classic ASP
4 10 (20.83%) CSS
4 10 (20.83%) HTML5
4 10 (20.83%) CSS3
4 10 (20.83%) PhoneGap
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.17%) JSP
6 2 (4.17%) Web Services
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (2.08%) Spring
7 1 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Algorithms
2 6 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
2 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 14 (29.17%) Dimensional Modelling
4 12 (25.00%) Data Security
5 10 (20.83%) MVC
5 10 (20.83%) ERP
6 9 (18.75%) UML
7 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
9 4 (8.33%) Logistics
10 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 3 (6.25%) Migration
11 2 (4.17%) ETL
11 2 (4.17%) Project Management
11 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (2.08%) Workflow
12 1 (2.08%) CRM
12 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
12 1 (2.08%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) C#
4 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.25%) VBA
5 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) JCL
7 1 (2.08%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (2.08%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 47 (97.92%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Informatica
3 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.08%) webMethods
3 1 (2.08%) Aquila
3 1 (2.08%) Syncsort
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft