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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 80 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 63 48 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.02% 1.67% 1.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.08% 4.95% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 37
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£375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £435 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £31.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -16.00%
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
1037 970 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.19% 33.85% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 525 714
Average daily rate £325 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 63
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.28 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £21.25 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +15 25 £400 - 2
Manchester -10 16 £375 +17.18% 13
Cheshire -10 12 £300 -20.00% 9
Merseyside -4 7 £373 -12.35% 1
Cumbria - - - -
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 103 (95.37%) SQL
2 87 (80.56%) Oracle
3 38 (35.19%) Oracle Database
4 34 (31.48%) Java
5 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
6 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
7 30 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 29 (26.85%) Migration
9 27 (25.00%) Finance
10 25 (23.15%) Web Services
10 25 (23.15%) VBA
11 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
12 23 (21.30%) Oracle Database 11g
12 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
13 22 (20.37%) Informatica
13 22 (20.37%) SC Cleared
14 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (19.44%) ETL
15 20 (18.52%) .NET
16 18 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
16 18 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (16.67%) XML
16 18 (16.67%) Data Modelling
16 18 (16.67%) Python
17 17 (15.74%) Oracle Reports
17 17 (15.74%) SAP
18 16 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (14.81%) SaaS
19 15 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
19 15 (13.89%) Data Migration

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 10 (9.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.85%) AquaLogic
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.93%) Mule
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (21.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (16.67%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (13.89%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (12.96%) ResourceLink
4 10 (9.26%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle 11i
6 8 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (6.48%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (6.48%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) SaaS
2 14 (12.96%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.85%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (35.19%) Oracle Database
2 32 (29.63%) SQL Server
3 23 (21.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (15.74%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (13.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 13 (12.04%) PowerCenter
9 9 (8.33%) MS Access
10 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
12 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
12 3 (2.78%) OLAP
13 2 (1.85%) SQLPlus
13 2 (1.85%) Siebel EIM
13 2 (1.85%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (9.26%) Toad
2 10 (9.26%) ERwin
3 8 (7.41%) Subversion
4 5 (4.63%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.78%) Rational Rose
5 3 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
General
1 27 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (6.48%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (59.26%) Developer
2 19 (17.59%) Oracle Developer
3 18 (16.67%) Architect
4 10 (9.26%) Integration Architect
4 10 (9.26%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.33%) C# Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Analyst
6 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (5.56%) Consultant
6 6 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.63%) Technical Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.70%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Oracle Financials Developer
8 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
8 4 (3.70%) Informatica Developer
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle Architect
9 3 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.15%) Web Services
2 20 (18.52%) .NET
3 18 (16.67%) XML
4 9 (8.33%) Middleware
4 9 (8.33%) HTML
4 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (7.41%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.41%) Velocity
6 7 (6.48%) WCF
7 6 (5.56%) WPF
7 6 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (4.63%) Oracle ADF
8 5 (4.63%) CSS
9 4 (3.70%) XSD
9 4 (3.70%) J2EE
9 4 (3.70%) Ajax
9 4 (3.70%) Spring
10 3 (2.78%) Apache Camel
10 3 (2.78%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Data Extraction
2 8 (7.41%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.78%) RIA
4 2 (1.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.89%) UNIX
2 13 (12.04%) Windows
3 4 (3.70%) Linux
4 2 (1.85%) CentOS
4 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Migration
2 21 (19.44%) ETL
3 18 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 18 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 15 (13.89%) Data Migration
5 14 (12.96%) Data Architecture
6 13 (12.04%) Data Cleansing
7 11 (10.19%) Data Mapping
8 10 (9.26%) Workflow
8 10 (9.26%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.41%) EAI
9 8 (7.41%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.56%) SOA
10 6 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
11 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (4.63%) Scrum
11 5 (4.63%) OO
12 4 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 103 (95.37%) SQL
2 34 (31.48%) Java
3 30 (27.78%) Shell Script
4 25 (23.15%) VBA
5 18 (16.67%) Python
6 15 (13.89%) Perl
7 11 (10.19%) C#
8 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
10 5 (4.63%) VB
11 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.85%) XQuery
12 2 (1.85%) VB6
13 1 (0.93%) PL/1
13 1 (0.93%) JCL
13 1 (0.93%) VBScript
13 1 (0.93%) C
13 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.37%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (80.56%) Oracle
2 31 (28.70%) Microsoft
3 22 (20.37%) Informatica
4 17 (15.74%) SAP
5 15 (13.89%) webMethods
5 15 (13.89%) Dell
6 14 (12.96%) Software AG
7 9 (8.33%) CA
8 8 (7.41%) Sage
9 7 (6.48%) Business Objects
10 3 (2.78%) Telerik
11 2 (1.85%) Siebel
11 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.85%) BEA
11 2 (1.85%) IBM
12 1 (0.93%) Syncsort
12 1 (0.93%) Datanomic
12 1 (0.93%) Lumesse
12 1 (0.93%) Northgate
12 1 (0.93%) Aquila
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