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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 116 105 56
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -49
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 35 52 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 1.26% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.06% 4.00% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 47
Median daily rate £350 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £307 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £430 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-24.52% -16.31%
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
1144 1300 1139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.39% 31.46% 34.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 810 744
Median daily rate £388 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 57 30
Median hourly rate £39.88 £32.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -7 18 £346 -13.43% 10
Lancashire -3 8 £450 +38.46% 1
Cheshire +10 3 £256 -31.66% 2
Merseyside -5 1 £438 +16.66%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 80 (95.24%) SQL
2 67 (79.76%) Oracle
3 44 (52.38%) Oracle Database
4 36 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 26 (30.95%) Java
6 25 (29.76%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (21.43%) XML
7 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
9 15 (17.86%) Migration
10 14 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (16.67%) TDD
11 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (15.48%) Finance
12 11 (13.10%) SOAP
12 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
12 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
13 9 (10.71%) .NET
13 9 (10.71%) J2EE
13 9 (10.71%) Web Services
14 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (9.52%) ETL
14 8 (9.52%) Linux
14 8 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
14 8 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
15 7 (8.33%) Subversion
15 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (8.33%) SOA
15 7 (8.33%) Microsoft

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 7 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Service Bus
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (3.57%) PowerExchange
4 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) Apache
5 1 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.95%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.38%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) AMQP
1 1 (1.19%) Firewall
1 1 (1.19%) Internet
1 1 (1.19%) SSL
1 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 36 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
4 16 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
5 14 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle9i Database
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.19%) MySQL
12 1 (1.19%) PowerCenter
12 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
12 1 (1.19%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (8.33%) Subversion
3 5 (5.95%) JIRA
3 5 (5.95%) Selenium
4 3 (3.57%) Toad
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
6 1 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.19%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (15.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Banking
3 1 (1.19%) Electronics
3 1 (1.19%) Legal
3 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.19%) Marketing
3 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (67.86%) Developer
2 37 (44.05%) Oracle Developer
3 23 (27.38%) PL/SQL Developer
4 22 (26.19%) SQL Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Analyst
5 14 (16.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle Reports Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Report Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (5.95%) Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) IFS Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) Informatica Developer
8 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL Programmer
8 5 (5.95%) Programmer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior SQL Developer
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) XML
2 11 (13.10%) SOAP
3 9 (10.71%) .NET
3 9 (10.71%) J2EE
3 9 (10.71%) Web Services
4 6 (7.14%) RESTful
4 6 (7.14%) Spring
5 5 (5.95%) Middleware
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (4.76%) CSS
6 4 (4.76%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) JMS
6 4 (4.76%) jQuery
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.57%) Java EE
7 3 (3.57%) JDBC
8 2 (2.38%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.38%) JSP
8 2 (2.38%) Servlets
8 2 (2.38%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Performance Metrics
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
4 1 (1.19%) AIX
4 1 (1.19%) CentOS
4 1 (1.19%) HPUX
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) Migration
2 14 (16.67%) TDD
3 13 (15.48%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.10%) Test Scripting
5 8 (9.52%) ETL
6 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.33%) SOA
7 6 (7.14%) BDD
7 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) Workflow
8 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Change Data Capture
9 4 (4.76%) High Availability
9 4 (4.76%) QA Automation
9 4 (4.76%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (95.24%) SQL
2 26 (30.95%) Java
3 7 (8.33%) C#
4 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.38%) Ruby
8 1 (1.19%) C++
8 1 (1.19%) PHP
8 1 (1.19%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 11 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (1.19%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) HND
4 1 (1.19%) MCSE
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.19%) OCP
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 67 (79.76%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) IFS
4 5 (5.95%) Informatica
5 4 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Northgate
6 2 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (1.19%) CODA
7 1 (1.19%) Cognos
7 1 (1.19%) Concur
7 1 (1.19%) Maconomy
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.19%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.19%) Siebel
7 1 (1.19%) Sun
7 1 (1.19%) Tableau
7 1 (1.19%) Talend
7 1 (1.19%) VMware
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