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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 30 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 17 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.18% 0.38% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.49% 1.32% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£200 £300 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -23.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -14.82%
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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
148 76 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 36.36% 28.79% 36.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 55 58
Average daily rate £350 £344 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £42.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +90.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £36.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £42.00 £32.50
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 3 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 3 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 46 (97.87%) SQL
2 44 (93.62%) Oracle
3 33 (70.21%) Oracle Database
4 26 (55.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
6 18 (38.30%) Data Modelling
7 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (34.04%) .NET
8 16 (34.04%) Dimensional Modelling
9 14 (29.79%) HTML
10 13 (27.66%) Informatica
11 12 (25.53%) SAS
12 11 (23.40%) Java
12 11 (23.40%) C#
12 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
12 11 (23.40%) Base SAS
13 10 (21.28%) Umbraco
13 10 (21.28%) CSS3
13 10 (21.28%) PhoneGap
13 10 (21.28%) HTML5
13 10 (21.28%) MVC
13 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
13 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
13 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
13 10 (21.28%) Classic ASP
13 10 (21.28%) CSS
14 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
14 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
15 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (17.02%) Migration

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (25.53%) SAS
2 10 (21.28%) Umbraco
3 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) PowerExchange
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) ResourceLink
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.13%) Summit
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle Database
2 26 (55.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (42.55%) SQL Server
4 11 (23.40%) Base SAS
5 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.89%) PowerCenter
6 3 (6.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.26%) TKPROF
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.13%) IMS/DB
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) ERwin
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (10.64%) Rational Rose
4 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Toad
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 10 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) SAS Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Integration Architect
4 4 (8.51%) Analyst
4 4 (8.51%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) DBA
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (6.38%) Programmer
5 3 (6.38%) SAS Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (6.38%) SAS Analyst Programmer
6 2 (4.26%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (2.13%) E-Business Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) Classic ASP
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
3 10 (21.28%) HTML5
3 10 (21.28%) CSS3
3 10 (21.28%) PhoneGap
4 6 (12.77%) XML
5 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) Web Services
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (2.13%) Spring
8 1 (2.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Algorithms
2 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) UNIX
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Data Modelling
2 17 (36.17%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (34.04%) Dimensional Modelling
4 10 (21.28%) MVC
5 8 (17.02%) Migration
5 8 (17.02%) ETL
5 8 (17.02%) Data Security
6 5 (10.64%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (10.64%) ERP
7 4 (8.51%) UML
7 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.38%) Supply Chain Management
8 3 (6.38%) EAI
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Data Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.13%) CRM
10 1 (2.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C#
2 11 (23.40%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) VBA
6 4 (8.51%) Perl
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) PL/1
8 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) JCL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.13%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (2.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Oracle
2 13 (27.66%) Informatica
3 5 (10.64%) CA
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) webMethods
6 2 (4.26%) Dell
6 2 (4.26%) Software AG
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Aquila
7 1 (2.13%) Syncsort
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat