The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 93 83 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 55 45 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.50% 1.49% 1.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.65% 4.91% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 19
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£430 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £46.00 - £50.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 - £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 - £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £52.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +35.48%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1182 916 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.21% 30.29% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 535 386
Average daily rate £375 £330 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 37
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.72 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -3.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £41.50 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
Lancashire +15 18 £445 +27.07% 3
Cheshire -2 18 £450 +20.48% 8
Manchester -16 16 £430 +22.85% 8
Merseyside -10 5 £413 +37.50%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 140 (99.29%) SQL
2 134 (95.04%) Oracle
3 58 (41.13%) Oracle Database
4 47 (33.33%) Java
5 40 (28.37%) Oracle Reports
6 38 (26.95%) Finance
7 36 (25.53%) Oracle EBS
8 34 (24.11%) XML
9 33 (23.40%) Security Cleared
9 33 (23.40%) Oracle EBS R12
10 32 (22.70%) Oracle Applications
10 32 (22.70%) Oracle Forms
11 30 (21.28%) HTML
12 28 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (19.86%) SC Cleared
13 26 (18.44%) .NET
14 25 (17.73%) Oracle Database 11g
15 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
16 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
17 19 (13.48%) Web Services
17 19 (13.48%) Workflow
18 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
18 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (12.06%) Oracle Workflow
18 17 (12.06%) Oracle APEX
19 16 (11.35%) RDBMS
19 16 (11.35%) Oracle Database 10g
19 16 (11.35%) Relational Database
20 15 (10.64%) CSS
21 14 (9.93%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 17 (12.06%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (7.09%) Umbraco
3 9 (6.38%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.96%) WebSphere
4 7 (4.96%) SAS
4 7 (4.96%) JBoss
5 6 (4.26%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (4.26%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.42%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.42%) Apache
6 2 (1.42%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.42%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.71%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (25.53%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (23.40%) Oracle EBS R12
3 32 (22.70%) Oracle Applications
4 10 (7.09%) Oracle HRMS
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (4.96%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (3.55%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (2.13%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (1.42%) ResourceLink
9 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (1.42%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
2 2 (1.42%) Boomi
2 2 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.71%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) SSL
2 2 (1.42%) RTP
2 2 (1.42%) DNS
2 2 (1.42%) SMTP
2 2 (1.42%) FTP
2 2 (1.42%) HTTP
2 2 (1.42%) SNMP
2 2 (1.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) Extranet
2 2 (1.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (41.13%) Oracle Database
2 40 (28.37%) Oracle Reports
3 25 (17.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (16.31%) SQL Server
5 16 (11.35%) RDBMS
5 16 (11.35%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (11.35%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.96%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.96%) Base SAS
6 7 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 6 (4.26%) SQLPlus
8 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (3.55%) Oracle Discoverer
9 4 (2.84%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (2.13%) MySQL
11 2 (1.42%) TKPROF
11 2 (1.42%) SAP Data Services
11 2 (1.42%) SQL Navigator
11 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (22.70%) Oracle Forms
2 17 (12.06%) Oracle APEX
3 14 (9.93%) JIRA
4 10 (7.09%) Visual Studio
5 5 (3.55%) Eclipse
5 5 (3.55%) JUnit
6 4 (2.84%) Ant
6 4 (2.84%) Toad
7 3 (2.13%) Subversion
7 3 (2.13%) ProC
8 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.42%) Cactus
8 2 (1.42%) Maven
9 1 (0.71%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.71%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (0.71%) ERwin
9 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.71%) Hudson
General
1 38 (26.95%) Finance
2 11 (7.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Local Government
4 2 (1.42%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (48.23%) Developer
2 35 (24.82%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (12.77%) Oracle Consultant
3 18 (12.77%) Consultant
4 13 (9.22%) Analyst
5 9 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 8 (5.67%) Java Developer
7 7 (4.96%) Data Analyst
7 7 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.26%) SAS Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.55%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (3.55%) Applications Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 4 (2.84%) Business Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Administrator
10 4 (2.84%) Systems Integrator
10 4 (2.84%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (24.11%) XML
2 30 (21.28%) HTML
3 26 (18.44%) .NET
4 19 (13.48%) Web Services
5 15 (10.64%) CSS
6 13 (9.22%) Spring
7 12 (8.51%) CSS3
7 12 (8.51%) HTML5
8 11 (7.80%) J2EE
8 11 (7.80%) JSP
8 11 (7.80%) SOAP
9 10 (7.09%) Classic ASP
9 10 (7.09%) WSDL
9 10 (7.09%) PhoneGap
10 7 (4.96%) Ajax
10 7 (4.96%) JAX-WS
10 7 (4.96%) XSLT
10 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
11 6 (4.26%) jQuery
12 5 (3.55%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.96%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Life Science
5 3 (2.13%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.13%) Open Source
6 2 (1.42%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.80%) Linux
2 8 (5.67%) UNIX
2 8 (5.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (4.26%) Windows
4 4 (2.84%) HPUX
4 4 (2.84%) VMS
5 3 (2.13%) Solaris
6 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.86%) Business Intelligence
2 19 (13.48%) Workflow
3 17 (12.06%) PRINCE2
3 17 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (9.93%) Migration
5 11 (7.80%) ERP
6 10 (7.09%) MVC
6 10 (7.09%) Software Engineering
6 10 (7.09%) Data Migration
6 10 (7.09%) Mentoring
7 9 (6.38%) SOA
7 9 (6.38%) CRM
7 9 (6.38%) UML
8 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.67%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
8 8 (5.67%) Scrum
9 7 (4.96%) Dimensional Modelling
9 7 (4.96%) Data Security
9 7 (4.96%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 140 (99.29%) SQL
2 47 (33.33%) Java
3 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 14 (9.93%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.22%) C#
6 10 (7.09%) VBA
7 6 (4.26%) XPath
8 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.84%) Perl
10 3 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.13%) PHP
10 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.42%) C
11 2 (1.42%) Python
12 1 (0.71%) VB6
12 1 (0.71%) XQuery
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) VBScript
12 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (23.40%) Security Cleared
2 28 (19.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (2.84%) Degree
4 2 (1.42%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.26%) QA
2 3 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.13%) Hyperic
2 2 (1.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 134 (95.04%) Oracle
2 9 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) Informatica
3 8 (5.67%) IBM
4 7 (4.96%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.26%) SAP
5 6 (4.26%) HP
6 2 (1.42%) Adobe
6 2 (1.42%) Software AG
6 2 (1.42%) Dell
6 2 (1.42%) webMethods
6 2 (1.42%) Northgate
6 2 (1.42%) Perforce
6 2 (1.42%) VMware
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