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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 71 78 65
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 71 52 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 1.82% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.50% 5.29% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 25 36
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£410 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £288 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £440 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -41.90%
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
1093 983 1172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.88% 34.43% 36.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 534 619
Average daily rate £325 £312 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 45 40
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £16.00 £15.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.56 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 28 £450 +44.00% 4
Cheshire +10 19 £325 -13.33% 5
Manchester -13 16 £315 +3.70% 4
Merseyside -12 3 £363 -14.70% 2
Cumbria - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 122 (96.06%) SQL
2 100 (78.74%) Oracle
3 46 (36.22%) Oracle Database
4 38 (29.92%) Migration
4 38 (29.92%) Shell Script
5 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
5 35 (27.56%) Java
6 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
6 34 (26.77%) Security Cleared
7 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (24.41%) SC Cleared
8 31 (24.41%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (23.62%) Data Modelling
10 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
11 28 (22.05%) ETL
11 28 (22.05%) Informatica
11 28 (22.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (21.26%) VBA
13 23 (18.11%) SAP
13 23 (18.11%) Oracle Reports
14 22 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
14 22 (17.32%) Web Services
15 21 (16.54%) Finance
15 21 (16.54%) SQL Server 2008
16 20 (15.75%) Data Architecture
16 20 (15.75%) .NET
16 20 (15.75%) Python
17 19 (14.96%) Oracle EBS
17 19 (14.96%) PowerCenter
17 19 (14.96%) Oracle Database 10g

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 15 (11.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.72%) SAS
3 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.79%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (22.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (13.39%) Oracle Applications
3 16 (12.60%) ResourceLink
4 12 (9.45%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (5.51%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (3.94%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (3.15%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.96%) SaaS
2 16 (12.60%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.57%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Intranet
2 1 (0.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (36.22%) Oracle Database
2 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
3 28 (22.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 23 (18.11%) Oracle Reports
5 22 (17.32%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (16.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (14.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 19 (14.96%) PowerCenter
8 8 (6.30%) MS Access
9 6 (4.72%) Base SAS
9 6 (4.72%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (3.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.36%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.36%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (2.36%) SAP BW
12 3 (2.36%) OLAP
13 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (14.17%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (12.60%) ERwin
3 13 (10.24%) Toad
4 8 (6.30%) Subversion
4 8 (6.30%) Rational Rose
5 6 (4.72%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.36%) Ant
7 2 (1.57%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 21 (16.54%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Banking
2 5 (3.94%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Back Office
4 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (56.69%) Developer
2 24 (18.90%) Oracle Developer
3 19 (14.96%) Architect
4 12 (9.45%) Integration Architect
4 12 (9.45%) Analyst
5 6 (4.72%) .NET Developer
6 5 (3.94%) SQL Developer
6 5 (3.94%) SAS Developer
6 5 (3.94%) Consultant
7 4 (3.15%) DBA
7 4 (3.15%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (3.15%) SQL DBA
7 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.15%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Oracle Financials Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Data Consultant
8 3 (2.36%) Data Warehouse Specialist
8 3 (2.36%) Technical Developer
8 3 (2.36%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.32%) Web Services
2 20 (15.75%) .NET
3 18 (14.17%) XML
4 12 (9.45%) HTML
5 7 (5.51%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.72%) Velocity
7 5 (3.94%) Middleware
8 4 (3.15%) J2EE
8 4 (3.15%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.15%) CSS
9 3 (2.36%) JDBC
9 3 (2.36%) EJB
9 3 (2.36%) Apache Camel
10 2 (1.57%) WCF
10 2 (1.57%) jQuery
10 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.57%) XSLT
11 1 (0.79%) ODBC
11 1 (0.79%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.41%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.24%) Data Extraction
3 11 (8.66%) Data Integration
4 6 (4.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Life Science
5 1 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.81%) UNIX
2 11 (8.66%) Windows
3 5 (3.94%) Linux
4 2 (1.57%) CentOS
4 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (29.92%) Migration
2 33 (25.98%) Business Intelligence
3 30 (23.62%) Data Modelling
4 28 (22.05%) ETL
5 20 (15.75%) Data Architecture
6 18 (14.17%) Dimensional Modelling
7 17 (13.39%) Data Migration
8 15 (11.81%) Data Cleansing
8 15 (11.81%) Workflow
9 13 (10.24%) Business Analysis
10 11 (8.66%) EAI
11 9 (7.09%) Data Mapping
12 8 (6.30%) Data Analysis
13 6 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.72%) OO
13 6 (4.72%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (4.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.72%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (3.94%) CRM
14 5 (3.94%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 122 (96.06%) SQL
2 38 (29.92%) Shell Script
3 35 (27.56%) Java
4 27 (21.26%) VBA
5 20 (15.75%) Python
6 17 (13.39%) Perl
7 6 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.72%) C#
7 6 (4.72%) VB
8 3 (2.36%) VB6
9 2 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.57%) XQuery
9 2 (1.57%) VBScript
10 1 (0.79%) C
10 1 (0.79%) C++
10 1 (0.79%) PL/1
10 1 (0.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 34 (26.77%) Security Cleared
2 31 (24.41%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.60%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) MCSE
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 100 (78.74%) Oracle
2 35 (27.56%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.05%) Informatica
4 23 (18.11%) SAP
5 17 (13.39%) Dell
5 17 (13.39%) webMethods
6 16 (12.60%) Software AG
7 14 (11.02%) CA
8 7 (5.51%) Business Objects
8 7 (5.51%) Northgate
9 6 (4.72%) Sage
10 3 (2.36%) IBM
11 2 (1.57%) Siebel
11 2 (1.57%) Sybase
11 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.57%) HP
12 1 (0.79%) BEA
12 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.79%) Cognos
12 1 (0.79%) Trillium
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JD Williams Group Ltd
Rate: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
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Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancaster
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
The University of Central Lancashire
Posted: 13 days ago