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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
England / North West
Rank 101 96 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 33 62 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.26% 1.58% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 4.40% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 36 57
Median daily rate £340 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -5.94%

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
1031 1409 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.32% 35.91% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 902 705
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 63 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £42.34 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the North West region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +8 17 £313 -21.87% 5
Cheshire +17 7 £338 -15.62%
Lancashire -3 4 £368 -18.33% 1
Merseyside -5 1 £438 +34.61%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 62 (93.94%) SQL
2 47 (71.21%) Oracle
3 31 (46.97%) Oracle Database
4 26 (39.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 20 (30.30%) Java
5 20 (30.30%) Oracle Forms
6 16 (24.24%) XML
7 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
7 14 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
8 13 (19.70%) Finance
9 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (16.67%) Migration
11 10 (15.15%) SOAP
12 9 (13.64%) TDD
12 9 (13.64%) Selenium
12 9 (13.64%) QA
12 9 (13.64%) QA Automation
13 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
13 8 (12.12%) BDD
13 8 (12.12%) High Availability
13 8 (12.12%) Project Management
14 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
14 7 (10.61%) Workflow
14 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
14 7 (10.61%) Linux
14 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (10.61%) ETL
14 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (4.55%) PowerExchange
5 2 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.52%) IIS
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) SAS
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) SAP MDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Firewall
1 1 (1.52%) SAN
1 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (46.97%) Oracle Database
2 26 (39.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (21.21%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
5 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
6 5 (7.58%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.03%) MySQL
9 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.52%) DB2
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.52%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (13.64%) Selenium
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.03%) Toad
4 2 (3.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) Ant
5 1 (1.52%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.52%) Subversion
5 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.52%) Advertising
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.52%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 38 (57.58%) Developer
2 22 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (22.73%) PL/SQL Developer
3 15 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 12 (18.18%) Analyst
5 11 (16.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) QA Automation Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) QA Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) SQL Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Java Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports Developer
7 6 (9.09%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Programmer
7 6 (9.09%) Report Developer
7 6 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
8 5 (7.58%) IFS Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Middleware Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) XML
2 10 (15.15%) SOAP
3 6 (9.09%) Middleware
4 5 (7.58%) .NET
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (6.06%) JMS
5 4 (6.06%) jQuery
5 4 (6.06%) RESTful
5 4 (6.06%) Web Services
6 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.55%) CSS
6 3 (4.55%) HTML
6 3 (4.55%) Spring
7 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.03%) J2EE
7 2 (3.03%) Java EE
7 2 (3.03%) JPA
7 2 (3.03%) JSF
7 2 (3.03%) REST
8 1 (1.52%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
3 1 (1.52%) DataPower
3 1 (1.52%) Derivative
3 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Licensing
3 1 (1.52%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (3.03%) Solaris
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
4 1 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Test Scripting
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.67%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) QA Automation
3 9 (13.64%) TDD
4 8 (12.12%) Automated Testing
4 8 (12.12%) BDD
4 8 (12.12%) High Availability
4 8 (12.12%) Project Management
4 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (10.61%) ETL
5 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (10.61%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 6 (9.09%) SOA
6 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Data Management
7 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.06%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (93.94%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.55%) C#
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
6 2 (3.03%) Python
6 2 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) PHP
7 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) HND
5 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) OCP
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) SDET
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.52%) MetaFrame
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.52%) Control-M
2 1 (1.52%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (71.21%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.58%) IFS
3 5 (7.58%) Informatica
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) Kony
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) Sybase
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Veritas
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Yahoo!