The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 85 76 57
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 58 43 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.75% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.74% 5.36% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 38
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £460 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.32 £34.95 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £35.25
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.80%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1011 802 1019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.98% 32.61% 32.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 388 574
Average daily rate £328 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.55% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 39 53
Average hourly rate £36.15 £29.96 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.64% +33.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.32 £13.18 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £112.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
PL/SQL
England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 39 £325 +13.04% 12
Cheshire -12 11 £338 -10.00% 3
Merseyside +5 5 £260 -
Lancashire -25 2 £350 -10.60% 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 98 (98.00%) SQL
2 84 (84.00%) Oracle
3 28 (28.00%) Oracle Database
4 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 24 (24.00%) Web Services
5 24 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
5 24 (24.00%) Finance
6 22 (22.00%) Oracle Forms
7 21 (21.00%) Oracle EBS
7 21 (21.00%) Oracle Applications
8 19 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (18.00%) Java
9 18 (18.00%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
10 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
10 17 (17.00%) C#
10 17 (17.00%) .NET
10 17 (17.00%) XML
11 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 14 (14.00%) T-SQL
12 14 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (14.00%) WCF
12 14 (14.00%) WPF
13 13 (13.00%) Test Scripting
13 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (13.00%) Scrum
14 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
15 11 (11.00%) UNIX
15 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (11.00%) Oracle Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 11 (11.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.00%) Mule
5 1 (1.00%) AquaLogic
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle BPEL
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Oracle EBS
1 21 (21.00%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (18.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle SCM
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (8.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 7 (7.00%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle HRMS
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (2.00%) Oracle Cash Management
10 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) Internet
2 2 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 25 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 24 (24.00%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (11.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
8 8 (8.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 7 (7.00%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (7.00%) SQLPlus
10 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
12 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (2.00%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (2.00%) MS Access
12 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (1.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 22 (22.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.00%) Toad
3 3 (3.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.00%) JUnit
3 3 (3.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.00%) ProC
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Ant
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (61.00%) Developer
2 26 (26.00%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (15.00%) Consultant
3 15 (15.00%) C# Developer
4 13 (13.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (11.00%) Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 10 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (8.00%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.00%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
8 7 (7.00%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.00%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Business Developer
10 4 (4.00%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) SQL Developer
11 3 (3.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.00%) Web Services
2 17 (17.00%) .NET
2 17 (17.00%) XML
3 14 (14.00%) WCF
3 14 (14.00%) WPF
4 12 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (10.00%) HTML
5 10 (10.00%) Spring
6 9 (9.00%) Ajax
6 9 (9.00%) J2EE
7 8 (8.00%) XSD
7 8 (8.00%) CSS
8 7 (7.00%) Silverlight
8 7 (7.00%) WSDL
9 6 (6.00%) JSP
9 6 (6.00%) SOAP
9 6 (6.00%) XSLT
9 6 (6.00%) jQuery
10 5 (5.00%) Apache Axis
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) RIA
2 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.00%) Web 2.0
4 3 (3.00%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.00%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.00%) UNIX
2 5 (5.00%) Linux
3 4 (4.00%) Windows
4 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (13.00%) Test Scripting
2 13 (13.00%) Scrum
3 11 (11.00%) Workflow
4 10 (10.00%) OOD
5 9 (9.00%) Migration
6 8 (8.00%) OO
6 8 (8.00%) MVVM
6 8 (8.00%) Procure-to-pay
6 8 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 7 (7.00%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.00%) User Stories
7 7 (7.00%) SOA
8 6 (6.00%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.00%) CRM
9 5 (5.00%) Change Management
9 5 (5.00%) Process Management
10 4 (4.00%) Data Modelling
10 4 (4.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 98 (98.00%) SQL
2 18 (18.00%) Java
3 17 (17.00%) C#
4 14 (14.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 8 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.00%) XPath
7 2 (2.00%) VBA
8 1 (1.00%) R
8 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.00%) C++
8 1 (1.00%) Delphi
8 1 (1.00%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 17 (17.00%) SC Cleared
1 17 (17.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
1 5 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 84 (84.00%) Oracle
2 16 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.00%) Telerik
4 3 (3.00%) Perforce
4 3 (3.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) Sage
6 1 (1.00%) Civica
6 1 (1.00%) GoldenSource
6 1 (1.00%) Twitter
6 1 (1.00%) BEA
6 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago