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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 71 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 100 68 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.49% 1.75% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 5.46% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 31 31
Median daily rate £363 £415 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.54% +25.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £46.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -27.17%
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
1370 1246 994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.11% 32.02% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 783 565
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £539 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 28
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £15.00 £23.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £42.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +4 31 £330 -17.50% 10
Merseyside +19 25 £380 +16.92% 3
Cheshire -9 24 £363 -14.70%
Lancashire -9 9 £450 -5.26%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 144 (93.51%) SQL
2 124 (80.52%) Oracle
3 55 (35.71%) Java
4 45 (29.22%) XML
4 45 (29.22%) Oracle Reports
4 45 (29.22%) Oracle Database
5 42 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
6 40 (25.97%) Finance
7 37 (24.03%) Oracle Forms
8 34 (22.08%) Migration
9 31 (20.13%) ETL
9 31 (20.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 27 (17.53%) Workflow
11 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (15.58%) Data Modelling
12 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
12 24 (15.58%) Web Services
12 24 (15.58%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (14.94%) Data Migration
13 23 (14.94%) Security Cleared
14 22 (14.29%) JIRA
15 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
16 20 (12.99%) Oracle Database 10g
16 20 (12.99%) Oracle Applications
16 20 (12.99%) Oracle Workflow
17 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
17 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
18 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
18 18 (11.69%) JavaScript

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 20 (12.99%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 9 (5.84%) ATG Dynamo
3 9 (5.84%) JBoss
4 5 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.95%) Oracle Self-Service HR
6 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 42 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (20.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 20 (12.99%) Oracle Applications
4 13 (8.44%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (4.55%) Oracle iProcurement
6 6 (3.90%) Oracle Payroll
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (1.95%) Oracle 11i
9 2 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (29.22%) Oracle Database
1 45 (29.22%) Oracle Reports
2 24 (15.58%) Oracle Database 11g
3 20 (12.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
5 17 (11.04%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 9 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.90%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (3.25%) PowerCenter
8 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.60%) Siebel EIM
9 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.95%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.30%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 37 (24.03%) Oracle Forms
2 22 (14.29%) JIRA
3 15 (9.74%) Jenkins
3 15 (9.74%) Selenium
4 12 (7.79%) ERwin
5 11 (7.14%) Maven
6 10 (6.49%) Ant
6 10 (6.49%) Cucumber
6 10 (6.49%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.55%) HP UFT
7 7 (4.55%) Subversion
8 6 (3.90%) JUnit
9 2 (1.30%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.30%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.30%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.65%) JDeveloper
10 1 (0.65%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.65%) Toad
10 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (25.97%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Local Government
3 4 (2.60%) Banking
4 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Back Office
5 2 (1.30%) Games
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 97 (62.99%) Developer
2 41 (26.62%) Oracle Developer
3 29 (18.83%) Analyst
3 29 (18.83%) Java Developer
4 25 (16.23%) Consultant
5 21 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 18 (11.69%) E-Business Developer
7 17 (11.04%) Oracle Consultant
7 17 (11.04%) PL/SQL Developer
8 14 (9.09%) ETL Developer
9 11 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
10 10 (6.49%) Technical Developer
10 10 (6.49%) Test Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Data Analyst
11 9 (5.84%) Oracle Technical Consultant
12 8 (5.19%) Data Migration Developer
12 8 (5.19%) Oracle Team Leader
12 8 (5.19%) Team Leader
13 7 (4.55%) Oracle HRMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.22%) XML
2 24 (15.58%) Web Services
3 15 (9.74%) HTML
3 15 (9.74%) Spring
4 14 (9.09%) SOAP
5 13 (8.44%) CSS
6 11 (7.14%) JSP
7 9 (5.84%) Ajax
8 7 (4.55%) J2EE
8 7 (4.55%) JDBC
9 6 (3.90%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.90%) Velocity
10 5 (3.25%) .NET
10 5 (3.25%) Struts
10 5 (3.25%) WSDL
10 5 (3.25%) XSLT
11 4 (2.60%) JAXB
11 4 (2.60%) JAX-WS
11 4 (2.60%) RESTful
11 4 (2.60%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.25%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.95%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.65%) Clustering
7 1 (0.65%) Psychology
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.79%) Unix
2 7 (4.55%) Linux
3 3 (1.95%) Windows
4 2 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.08%) Migration
2 31 (20.13%) ETL
3 27 (17.53%) Workflow
4 26 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (15.58%) Data Modelling
6 23 (14.94%) Data Migration
7 19 (12.34%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (12.34%) Test Scripting
8 17 (11.04%) TDD
9 14 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
10 13 (8.44%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.14%) BDD
12 10 (6.49%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.49%) System Testing
13 9 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (5.84%) V-Model
14 8 (5.19%) Change Management
15 7 (4.55%) Data Security
15 7 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 144 (93.51%) SQL
2 55 (35.71%) Java
3 21 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.44%) C#
6 11 (7.14%) C++
7 10 (6.49%) Ruby
8 8 (5.19%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.95%) VB
10 2 (1.30%) C
11 1 (0.65%) C-shell
11 1 (0.65%) Groovy
11 1 (0.65%) Korn
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.30%) Degree
3 2 (1.30%) HND
3 2 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.65%) MCP
4 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.65%) OCP
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.65%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 124 (80.52%) Oracle
2 24 (15.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.69%) Informatica
4 13 (8.44%) HP
5 10 (6.49%) IBM
6 9 (5.84%) ATG
7 7 (4.55%) Siebel
8 4 (2.60%) IFS
9 3 (1.95%) Kofax
10 2 (1.30%) Actimize
10 2 (1.30%) SAP
10 2 (1.30%) Telerik
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.65%) VMware
Wigan
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 22 days ago