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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 62 87 65
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 78 48 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.44% 1.63% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.12% 4.75% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £287 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £29.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+23.93% -35.00%
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
1096 1010 1310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.34% 34.27% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 553 697
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 29 28 57
Average hourly rate £34.00 £31.56 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.74% -2.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £18.03 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 September 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 September 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 - 33 £425 - 2
Manchester -8 22 £338 +11.11% 9
Cheshire +3 14 £300 -20.00% 5
Merseyside -6 5 £300 -25.00% 1
Cumbria - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 117 (95.90%) SQL
2 95 (77.87%) Oracle
3 45 (36.89%) Oracle Database
4 40 (32.79%) Migration
4 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
5 38 (31.15%) Shell Script
6 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
6 37 (30.33%) Java
7 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
7 30 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (23.77%) VBA
9 28 (22.95%) Informatica
10 27 (22.13%) ETL
10 27 (22.13%) Security Cleared
11 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
11 25 (20.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (20.49%) Finance
12 24 (19.67%) Data Modelling
12 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (18.85%) Web Services
14 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (17.21%) .NET
15 21 (17.21%) Data Architecture
16 20 (16.39%) SAP
16 20 (16.39%) Python
16 20 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (15.57%) PowerCenter
17 19 (15.57%) XML
17 19 (15.57%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (7.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (4.10%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.82%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 30 (24.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (13.11%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (13.11%) ResourceLink
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 14 (11.48%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (8.20%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (7.38%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (6.56%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (5.74%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (5.74%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.82%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) SaaS
2 16 (13.11%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.64%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (36.89%) Oracle Database
2 40 (32.79%) SQL Server
3 25 (20.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 24 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (18.03%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (15.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 19 (15.57%) PowerCenter
7 16 (13.11%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (8.20%) MS Access
9 6 (4.92%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.46%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.46%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (2.46%) OLAP
13 2 (1.64%) Data Mining
13 2 (1.64%) Siebel EIM
13 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.11%) ERwin
2 14 (11.48%) Toad
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (6.56%) Rational Rose
4 8 (6.56%) Subversion
5 6 (4.92%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.46%) Ant
7 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 7 (5.74%) General Ledger
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
4 4 (3.28%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Marketing
6 2 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (54.10%) Developer
2 20 (16.39%) Architect
3 18 (14.75%) Oracle Developer
4 12 (9.84%) Integration Architect
5 9 (7.38%) Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) .NET Developer
7 7 (5.74%) Consultant
8 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.10%) Technical Developer
10 4 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Oracle Financials Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Informatica Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Data Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) SQL DBA
10 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL Developer
10 4 (3.28%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.85%) Web Services
2 21 (17.21%) .NET
3 19 (15.57%) XML
4 13 (10.66%) HTML
5 8 (6.56%) Middleware
6 7 (5.74%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.74%) Velocity
7 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.10%) J2EE
8 5 (4.10%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.28%) WCF
9 4 (3.28%) CSS
9 4 (3.28%) Oracle ADF
10 3 (2.46%) XSD
10 3 (2.46%) EJB
10 3 (2.46%) WPF
10 3 (2.46%) Struts
10 3 (2.46%) Spring
10 3 (2.46%) Ajax
10 3 (2.46%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.48%) Data Extraction
3 11 (9.02%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.82%) Life Science
4 1 (0.82%) RIA
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) UNIX
2 11 (9.02%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Linux
4 2 (1.64%) CentOS
4 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.79%) Migration
2 27 (22.13%) ETL
3 24 (19.67%) Data Modelling
4 21 (17.21%) Data Architecture
5 20 (16.39%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (15.57%) Data Migration
7 17 (13.93%) Data Cleansing
8 13 (10.66%) Business Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) Dimensional Modelling
10 11 (9.02%) Data Mapping
10 11 (9.02%) EAI
11 9 (7.38%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.38%) Workflow
12 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.74%) OO
13 6 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
13 6 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (4.10%) OOD
14 5 (4.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 117 (95.90%) SQL
2 38 (31.15%) Shell Script
3 37 (30.33%) Java
4 29 (23.77%) VBA
5 20 (16.39%) Python
6 17 (13.93%) Perl
7 8 (6.56%) T-SQL
7 8 (6.56%) C#
8 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.92%) VB
9 3 (2.46%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.46%) VB6
10 2 (1.64%) XQuery
10 2 (1.64%) VBScript
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.82%) PL/1
11 1 (0.82%) JCL
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.49%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.30%) Degree
4 1 (0.82%) MCSE
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 95 (77.87%) Oracle
2 37 (30.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (22.95%) Informatica
4 20 (16.39%) SAP
5 17 (13.93%) Dell
5 17 (13.93%) webMethods
6 16 (13.11%) Software AG
7 14 (11.48%) CA
8 8 (6.56%) Sage
9 7 (5.74%) Business Objects
10 6 (4.92%) Northgate
11 2 (1.64%) Telerik
11 2 (1.64%) IBM
11 2 (1.64%) HP
11 2 (1.64%) Siebel
11 2 (1.64%) Sybase
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.82%) BEA
12 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.82%) Trillium
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