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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 113 109 62
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -47
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 42 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 1.45% 2.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.17% 4.70% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 54 46
Median daily rate £350 £478 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.70% +27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £535 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +20.00%
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
1325 1362 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 37.41% 30.78% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 864 663
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 29
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.10 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +11 22 £351 -14.84% 9
Lancashire -7 8 £500 +1.52%
Cheshire +3 7 £325 +52.94% 2
Merseyside +3 1 - - 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 North West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 145 (90.63%) SQL
2 131 (81.88%) Oracle
3 77 (48.13%) Oracle Database
4 65 (40.63%) Java
5 60 (37.50%) Finance
6 55 (34.38%) Migration
7 50 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
8 42 (26.25%) Oracle Reports
9 36 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 35 (21.88%) XML
11 34 (21.25%) SC Cleared
12 33 (20.63%) Oracle Forms
13 30 (18.75%) Data Migration
14 28 (17.50%) SOAP
14 28 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
15 25 (15.63%) Web Services
15 25 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (15.63%) TDD
15 25 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
16 22 (13.75%) Oracle Payables
16 22 (13.75%) J2EE
17 20 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
18 19 (11.88%) Spring
19 18 (11.25%) ETL
20 17 (10.63%) Test Scripting
20 17 (10.63%) Oracle Database 12c
20 17 (10.63%) IFS
21 16 (10.00%) JDBC
22 15 (9.38%) JIRA
22 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering

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 12 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (3.75%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.63%) ATG Dynamo
6 1 (0.63%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (17.50%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (15.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (13.75%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.50%) Oracle iProcurement
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (1.88%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (1.25%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) AMQP
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) SSL
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (48.13%) Oracle Database
2 50 (31.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 42 (26.25%) Oracle Reports
4 20 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 17 (10.63%) Oracle Database 12c
6 14 (8.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (7.50%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (5.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (4.38%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
12 4 (2.50%) SAP BW
13 3 (1.88%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (1.25%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (1.25%) TKPROF
15 1 (0.63%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 33 (20.63%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (9.38%) JIRA
3 13 (8.13%) Subversion
4 11 (6.88%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.88%) JUnit
5 9 (5.63%) Selenium
6 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.88%) Toad
7 2 (1.25%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.25%) Maven
7 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.63%) Ant
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.63%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.63%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.63%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 60 (37.50%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Banking
3 5 (3.13%) International Banking
4 3 (1.88%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (55.00%) Developer
2 56 (35.00%) Oracle Developer
3 43 (26.88%) Analyst
4 37 (23.13%) PL/SQL Developer
5 35 (21.88%) SQL Developer
6 28 (17.50%) Java Developer
7 17 (10.63%) Consultant
7 17 (10.63%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 16 (10.00%) IFS Analyst
9 14 (8.75%) SQL Analyst
10 12 (7.50%) Data Analyst
11 11 (6.88%) Oracle Consultant
12 10 (6.25%) Data Migration Developer
12 10 (6.25%) E-Business Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Business Developer
13 8 (5.00%) PL/SQL Programmer
13 8 (5.00%) Programmer
13 8 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
14 7 (4.38%) Oracle Reports Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (21.88%) XML
2 28 (17.50%) SOAP
3 25 (15.63%) Web Services
4 22 (13.75%) J2EE
5 19 (11.88%) Spring
6 16 (10.00%) JDBC
7 14 (8.75%) WSDL
8 13 (8.13%) JAX-WS
9 12 (7.50%) XSLT
10 11 (6.88%) RESTful
11 10 (6.25%) HTML
12 9 (5.63%) Apache Camel
13 8 (5.00%) .NET
13 8 (5.00%) JAXB
13 8 (5.00%) JSP
14 7 (4.38%) POJO
15 6 (3.75%) Middleware
16 5 (3.13%) CSS
16 5 (3.13%) Java EE
17 4 (2.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.75%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (1.25%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.63%) Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.63%) Psychology
4 1 (0.63%) Replication
4 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.75%) Linux
2 9 (5.63%) Unix
3 4 (2.50%) Windows
4 3 (1.88%) Solaris
5 1 (0.63%) AIX
5 1 (0.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (34.38%) Migration
2 30 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 25 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.63%) TDD
4 18 (11.25%) ETL
5 17 (10.63%) Test Scripting
6 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.63%) AOP
9 9 (5.63%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.00%) Data Modelling
10 8 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 8 (5.00%) Kanban
10 8 (5.00%) System Testing
11 7 (4.38%) E-business
11 7 (4.38%) Investment Management
11 7 (4.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 145 (90.63%) SQL
2 65 (40.63%) Java
3 9 (5.63%) C#
4 7 (4.38%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.38%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.38%) VB
5 3 (1.88%) C
5 3 (1.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) Perl
6 1 (0.63%) Scala
6 1 (0.63%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 36 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 34 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) MCP
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.63%) OCP
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.25%) QA
1 2 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (6.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.25%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 131 (81.88%) Oracle
2 17 (10.63%) IFS
3 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 13 (8.13%) IBM
5 6 (3.75%) Citrix
5 6 (3.75%) SAP
6 5 (3.13%) HP
7 3 (1.88%) CODA
7 3 (1.88%) Cognos
7 3 (1.88%) Concur
7 3 (1.88%) Maconomy
7 3 (1.88%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.25%) Actimize
8 2 (1.25%) Informatica
8 2 (1.25%) Northgate
8 2 (1.25%) Siebel
9 1 (0.63%) ATG
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Sun
9 1 (0.63%) Talend