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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 65 102 73
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 101 53 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.76% 1.40% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.59% 4.63% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 41
Median daily rate £370 £456 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.90% +21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £385 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £352
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.73 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -11.23%
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
1331 1144 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.38% 30.29% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 730 538
Median daily rate £380 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 July 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 July 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
Cheshire +19 33 £344 -19.11% 2
Merseyside +20 25 £400 -8.83% 4
Manchester -1 22 £375 -21.46% 7
Lancashire -6 14 £450 -7.97%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 168 (92.82%) SQL
2 148 (81.77%) Oracle
3 79 (43.65%) Java
4 71 (39.23%) Oracle Database
5 59 (32.60%) Finance
6 56 (30.94%) Migration
7 54 (29.83%) XML
8 41 (22.65%) Oracle Reports
9 38 (20.99%) Security Cleared
10 37 (20.44%) Data Migration
10 37 (20.44%) Oracle Database 11g
11 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (19.34%) Web Services
12 34 (18.78%) Oracle EBS
13 33 (18.23%) SC Cleared
14 31 (17.13%) TDD
14 31 (17.13%) ETL
15 29 (16.02%) Oracle Forms
16 27 (14.92%) Spring
16 27 (14.92%) Oracle EBS R12
16 27 (14.92%) SOAP
17 26 (14.36%) JIRA
18 24 (13.26%) J2EE
18 24 (13.26%) Oracle Database 10g
19 21 (11.60%) Microsoft
19 21 (11.60%) Test Scripting
19 21 (11.60%) Jenkins
20 19 (10.50%) Oracle Payables
20 19 (10.50%) Waterfall
20 19 (10.50%) JDBC

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 15 (8.29%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (2.76%) ATG Dynamo
3 5 (2.76%) JBoss
4 4 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.21%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.21%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.52%) MS Office
3 4 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (18.78%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (14.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (10.50%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (1.10%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) AMQP
2 1 (0.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (39.23%) Oracle Database
2 41 (22.65%) Oracle Reports
3 37 (20.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (13.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (7.73%) SQL Server
6 13 (7.18%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (7.18%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (6.63%) Relational Database
7 12 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (3.87%) Oracle9i Database
10 5 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (2.76%) PowerCenter
11 4 (2.21%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.21%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.21%) SAP BW
12 3 (1.66%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (1.66%) Siebel EIM
13 2 (1.10%) DataStage
13 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (16.02%) Oracle Forms
2 26 (14.36%) JIRA
3 21 (11.60%) Jenkins
4 18 (9.94%) Selenium
5 17 (9.39%) Subversion
6 12 (6.63%) JUnit
7 10 (5.52%) Cucumber
7 10 (5.52%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.87%) HP UFT
8 7 (3.87%) Maven
9 6 (3.31%) Ant
10 5 (2.76%) ERwin
11 2 (1.10%) ClearCase
11 2 (1.10%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.10%) Toad
12 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.55%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.55%) JDeveloper
12 1 (0.55%) Talend Open Studio
12 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (32.60%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Banking
3 5 (2.76%) International Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.55%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Law
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (56.91%) Developer
2 53 (29.28%) Oracle Developer
3 45 (24.86%) Analyst
4 39 (21.55%) Java Developer
5 29 (16.02%) PL/SQL Developer
5 29 (16.02%) SQL Developer
6 24 (13.26%) Consultant
7 17 (9.39%) Oracle Consultant
8 13 (7.18%) Data Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) Data Migration Developer
9 11 (6.08%) E-Business Developer
9 11 (6.08%) IFS Analyst
9 11 (6.08%) Oracle Forms Developer
10 10 (5.52%) SQL Analyst
10 10 (5.52%) Test Analyst
11 9 (4.97%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) Business Developer
12 7 (3.87%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.87%) SQL Data Analyst
13 6 (3.31%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (29.83%) XML
2 35 (19.34%) Web Services
3 27 (14.92%) SOAP
3 27 (14.92%) Spring
4 24 (13.26%) J2EE
5 19 (10.50%) JDBC
6 17 (9.39%) HTML
7 15 (8.29%) WSDL
8 14 (7.73%) JAX-WS
8 14 (7.73%) JSP
8 14 (7.73%) XSLT
9 12 (6.63%) Apache Camel
10 11 (6.08%) CSS
11 9 (4.97%) JAXB
12 8 (4.42%) .NET
12 8 (4.42%) POJO
12 8 (4.42%) RESTful
13 7 (3.87%) Struts
14 5 (2.76%) Middleware
14 5 (2.76%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.63%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.55%) Clustering
6 1 (0.55%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.55%) Psychology
6 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.63%) Unix
2 10 (5.52%) Linux
3 3 (1.66%) Windows
4 2 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (30.94%) Migration
2 37 (20.44%) Data Migration
3 35 (19.34%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (17.13%) ETL
4 31 (17.13%) TDD
5 21 (11.60%) Test Scripting
6 19 (10.50%) Waterfall
7 16 (8.84%) Data Modelling
8 13 (7.18%) Software Engineering
9 12 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (6.08%) BDD
10 11 (6.08%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (5.52%) AOP
11 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.97%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.97%) E-Commerce
12 9 (4.97%) Integration Testing
12 9 (4.97%) Kanban
12 9 (4.97%) System Testing
12 9 (4.97%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 168 (92.82%) SQL
2 79 (43.65%) Java
3 15 (8.29%) C#
4 14 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (7.73%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.08%) Ruby
6 9 (4.97%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.87%) VB
8 4 (2.21%) C++
9 3 (1.66%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (20.99%) Security Cleared
2 33 (18.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.66%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) MCP
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) OCP
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.55%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (1.10%) QA
1 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (81.77%) Oracle
2 21 (11.60%) Microsoft
3 15 (8.29%) IBM
4 12 (6.63%) HP
4 12 (6.63%) IFS
5 9 (4.97%) Informatica
6 7 (3.87%) Siebel
7 6 (3.31%) SAP
8 5 (2.76%) ATG
9 4 (2.21%) Citrix
10 3 (1.66%) CODA
10 3 (1.66%) Cognos
10 3 (1.66%) Concur
10 3 (1.66%) Maconomy
10 3 (1.66%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.10%) Actimize
11 2 (1.10%) Northgate
12 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.55%) Tableau
12 1 (0.55%) Talend