The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 61 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 34 36 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.93% 4.77% 7.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 12.81% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 31
Average daily rate £325 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £542 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -21.11%
PL/SQL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
414 281 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.72% 37.27% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 197 169
Average daily rate £320 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the North East

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -35 31 £325 -23.97%
PL/SQL
England

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (95.45%) Oracle
3 18 (40.91%) Unix
3 18 (40.91%) Data Modelling
4 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
6 15 (34.09%) ETL
7 13 (29.55%) Informatica
7 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
8 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 12 (27.27%) ERwin
8 12 (27.27%) Finance
8 12 (27.27%) Linux
9 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (22.73%) SSH
10 10 (22.73%) DevOps
10 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
10 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
10 10 (22.73%) Migration
11 9 (20.45%) Validation
11 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
11 9 (20.45%) Defect Management
12 7 (15.91%) Korn
12 7 (15.91%) HP
12 7 (15.91%) ISEB
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
12 7 (15.91%) Perl
13 6 (13.64%) JBoss

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 6 (13.64%) JBoss
1 6 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (11.36%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.73%) SSH
2 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (13.64%) LDAP
2 6 (13.64%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle OWB
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (9.09%) Base SAS
5 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (2.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) ERwin
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 15 (34.09%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) ETL Developer
5 6 (13.64%) ETL Tester
5 6 (13.64%) Oracle ETL Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Linux Support
6 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL Developer
6 5 (11.36%) Unix Support
7 4 (9.09%) E-Business Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Oracle Financials Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Unix
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 11 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Data Modelling
2 17 (38.64%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (34.09%) ETL
4 12 (27.27%) Dimensional Modelling
5 10 (22.73%) DevOps
5 10 (22.73%) Migration
6 9 (20.45%) Defect Management
6 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
6 9 (20.45%) Validation
7 6 (13.64%) Kimball Methodology
7 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
9 2 (4.55%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.55%) Database Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Korn
2 7 (15.91%) Perl
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ISEB
2 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.82%) SAS Certification
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) NFS
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Oracle
2 13 (29.55%) Informatica
3 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 7 (15.91%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft