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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 37 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.34% 1.71% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 7.59% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -16.31%
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
114 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 38.51% 22.57% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 35 42
Median daily rate £363 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £450 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £36.50 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.37% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (28.57%) JMS
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Siebel
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) E-Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Siebel