The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 69 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 66 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.23% 1.68% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 5.14% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 14 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £50.70 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
913 856 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.80% 32.60% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 454 684
Average daily rate £338 £308 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 74
Average hourly rate £18.00 £37.50 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +44.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.98 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/SQL
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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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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 +12 29 £375 - 4
Manchester +8 18 £375 +17.18% 9
Merseyside +8 9 £458 +14.37% 3
Cheshire -21 7 £300 -20.00% 3
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 118 (95.16%) SQL
2 99 (79.84%) Oracle
3 35 (28.23%) Oracle Database
4 34 (27.42%) SQL Server
5 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
7 29 (23.39%) Java
7 29 (23.39%) Web Services
8 28 (22.58%) Migration
8 28 (22.58%) Shell Script
8 28 (22.58%) SC Cleared
9 25 (20.16%) Finance
9 25 (20.16%) Oracle Applications
9 25 (20.16%) Oracle Reports
10 24 (19.35%) .NET
11 23 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 22 (17.74%) XML
13 21 (16.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 20 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
14 20 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
14 20 (16.13%) VBA
15 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
15 19 (15.32%) Oracle EBS
16 18 (14.52%) C#
17 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (13.71%) Informatica
18 16 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
18 16 (12.90%) ETL
18 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (9.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (1.61%) AquaLogic
5 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.81%) Mule
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (15.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (20.16%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (16.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 19 (15.32%) Oracle EBS
4 12 (9.68%) ResourceLink
5 11 (8.87%) Oracle 11i
5 11 (8.87%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (5.65%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (4.03%) Oracle SCM
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle HRMS
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.29%) SaaS
2 12 (9.68%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (28.23%) Oracle Database
2 34 (27.42%) SQL Server
3 25 (20.16%) Oracle Reports
4 23 (18.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (16.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (13.71%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (12.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (8.87%) PowerCenter
9 7 (5.65%) MS Access
10 6 (4.84%) BusinessObjects XI
11 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (3.23%) Oracle Discoverer
12 4 (3.23%) SQLPlus
12 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (1.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
14 2 (1.61%) OLAP
14 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (6.45%) ERwin
2 8 (6.45%) Toad
3 6 (4.84%) Subversion
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.61%) Ant
5 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.61%) ProC
6 1 (0.81%) Rational Rose
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 7 (5.65%) General Ledger
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (64.52%) Developer
2 29 (23.39%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (12.10%) Architect
3 15 (12.10%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.29%) .NET Developer
5 11 (8.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (8.87%) Consultant
6 10 (8.06%) Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Integration Architect
7 9 (7.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Oracle Consultant
8 7 (5.65%) .NET Web Developer
8 7 (5.65%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.84%) Data Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Technical Developer
11 4 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (23.39%) Web Services
2 24 (19.35%) .NET
3 22 (17.74%) XML
4 13 (10.48%) WCF
4 13 (10.48%) WPF
5 12 (9.68%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.45%) XSD
6 8 (6.45%) HTML
6 8 (6.45%) Velocity
7 7 (5.65%) Silverlight
7 7 (5.65%) .NET Framework
8 6 (4.84%) Middleware
8 6 (4.84%) Oracle ADF
8 6 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
9 5 (4.03%) Ajax
9 5 (4.03%) CSS
10 4 (3.23%) jQuery
11 3 (2.42%) Spring
11 3 (2.42%) HTML5
11 3 (2.42%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) Data Extraction
2 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.65%) Data Integration
2 7 (5.65%) RIA
3 2 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.48%) UNIX
2 9 (7.26%) Windows
3 5 (4.03%) Linux
4 2 (1.61%) CentOS
4 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) Migration
2 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
2 16 (12.90%) ETL
2 16 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (11.29%) Data Migration
4 13 (10.48%) Data Architecture
5 12 (9.68%) Scrum
5 12 (9.68%) Workflow
5 12 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
6 10 (8.06%) OOD
6 10 (8.06%) Test Scripting
7 9 (7.26%) Data Mapping
8 8 (6.45%) OO
8 8 (6.45%) MVVM
8 8 (6.45%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.45%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.65%) Asset Management
9 7 (5.65%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.65%) User Stories
9 7 (5.65%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 118 (95.16%) SQL
2 29 (23.39%) Java
3 28 (22.58%) Shell Script
4 20 (16.13%) VBA
5 18 (14.52%) C#
6 15 (12.10%) T-SQL
7 13 (10.48%) Perl
7 13 (10.48%) Python
8 6 (4.84%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.61%) VB
9 2 (1.61%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.61%) XQuery
10 1 (0.81%) VB6
10 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 28 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.87%) Degree
4 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.81%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 99 (79.84%) Oracle
2 31 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.71%) Informatica
4 15 (12.10%) SAP
5 13 (10.48%) webMethods
5 13 (10.48%) Dell
6 12 (9.68%) Software AG
7 7 (5.65%) CA
8 6 (4.84%) Sage
9 4 (3.23%) Business Objects
9 4 (3.23%) Telerik
10 2 (1.61%) Siebel
10 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.61%) BEA
11 1 (0.81%) Northgate
11 1 (0.81%) Civica
11 1 (0.81%) Twitter
11 1 (0.81%) Lumesse
11 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.81%) Trillium
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