The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 27 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 6 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.45% 3.57% 2.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 9.89% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
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£300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 91 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.65% 36.11% 42.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 54 39
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £488 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
Liverpool 0 5 £373 -12.35%
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Java
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
5 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (23.08%) Informatica
6 3 (23.08%) ETL
6 3 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
7 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware
7 2 (15.38%) XQuery
7 2 (15.38%) BEA
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) CRM

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) AquaLogic
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (7.69%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Financials Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) ETL Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Data Quality Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (7.69%) EJB
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Data Mapping
2 2 (15.38%) Database Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (15.38%) CRM
2 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 2 (15.38%) SOA
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) BPEL
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) System Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) XQuery
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Informatica
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) BEA
3 2 (15.38%) Siebel
4 1 (7.69%) Trillium
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Ab Initio
4 1 (7.69%) Datanomic