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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 50 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +3
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 92 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.93% 1.46% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.45% 4.14% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 19 21
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£350 £325 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £418 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+65.17% -30.00%
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
1089 942 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.63% 35.29% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 549 556
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 25 43
Average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £25.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £16.60 £12.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Manchester +5 26 £375 +17.18% 8
Lancashire - 26 £350 -
Cheshire +22 25 £413 +13.79% 7
Merseyside -10 8 £338 -15.73%
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 148 (99.33%) SQL
2 139 (93.29%) Oracle
3 62 (41.61%) Oracle Database
4 58 (38.93%) Business Intelligence
5 40 (26.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 40 (26.85%) Oracle Reports
6 38 (25.50%) Security Cleared
6 38 (25.50%) Oracle EBS
7 36 (24.16%) Oracle Applications
7 36 (24.16%) SC Cleared
8 35 (23.49%) Finance
8 35 (23.49%) Oracle Forms
9 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
10 31 (20.81%) Java
11 29 (19.46%) Workflow
12 28 (18.79%) Oracle Workflow
13 27 (18.12%) XML
14 26 (17.45%) HTML
14 26 (17.45%) Oracle EBS R12
15 25 (16.78%) Migration
16 24 (16.11%) Data Modelling
17 22 (14.77%) Dimensional Modelling
18 21 (14.09%) .NET
18 21 (14.09%) Informatica
19 20 (13.42%) Shell Script
20 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
21 18 (12.08%) Oracle Database 10g
22 17 (11.41%) Web Services
23 16 (10.74%) SAS
23 16 (10.74%) Oracle APEX

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (18.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (10.74%) SAS
3 10 (6.71%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle Service Bus
5 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.01%) JBoss
6 3 (2.01%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.72%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 38 (25.50%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (24.16%) Oracle Applications
3 26 (17.45%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle 11i
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle HRMS
5 5 (3.36%) Oracle Financials
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (2.68%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (2.01%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (1.34%) ResourceLink
8 2 (1.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.67%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.34%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.61%) Oracle Database
2 40 (26.85%) Oracle Database 11g
2 40 (26.85%) Oracle Reports
3 34 (22.82%) SQL Server
4 18 (12.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 15 (10.07%) Base SAS
5 15 (10.07%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (5.37%) PowerCenter
7 8 (5.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
8 7 (4.70%) RDBMS
9 6 (4.03%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (3.36%) Oracle ODI
11 4 (2.68%) SQLPlus
11 4 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (23.49%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (10.74%) Oracle APEX
3 10 (6.71%) Visual Studio
4 9 (6.04%) Toad
5 8 (5.37%) ERwin
6 7 (4.70%) Rational Rose
7 5 (3.36%) JIRA
7 5 (3.36%) Ant
8 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
8 4 (2.68%) JUnit
9 3 (2.01%) Subversion
10 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (23.49%) Finance
2 10 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.01%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.01%) Back Office
5 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 85 (57.05%) Developer
2 45 (30.20%) Oracle Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Analyst
4 15 (10.07%) Consultant
5 13 (8.72%) SAS Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Oracle Consultant
7 9 (6.04%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Architect
9 6 (4.03%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.03%) Systems Developer
10 5 (3.36%) DBA
10 5 (3.36%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.36%) Senior Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Programmer
11 4 (2.68%) Business Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Integration Architect
11 4 (2.68%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.68%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.68%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (18.12%) XML
2 26 (17.45%) HTML
3 21 (14.09%) .NET
4 17 (11.41%) Web Services
5 10 (6.71%) CSS3
5 10 (6.71%) HTML5
5 10 (6.71%) PhoneGap
5 10 (6.71%) J2EE
5 10 (6.71%) Classic ASP
5 10 (6.71%) CSS
5 10 (6.71%) JDBC
6 9 (6.04%) Spring
6 9 (6.04%) JSP
7 6 (4.03%) SOAP
8 5 (3.36%) XSLT
8 5 (3.36%) ASP.NET
8 5 (3.36%) WSDL
9 4 (2.68%) JAXB
9 4 (2.68%) Struts
9 4 (2.68%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Algorithms
2 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.04%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.68%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.01%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.34%) Life Science
7 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.67%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) UNIX
2 6 (4.03%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Windows
4 4 (2.68%) VMS
4 4 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.34%) HPUX
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.93%) Business Intelligence
2 29 (19.46%) Workflow
3 25 (16.78%) Migration
4 24 (16.11%) Data Modelling
5 22 (14.77%) Dimensional Modelling
6 15 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.72%) Data Migration
8 12 (8.05%) CRM
8 12 (8.05%) PRINCE2
8 12 (8.05%) Data Security
9 10 (6.71%) MVC
9 10 (6.71%) ETL
10 9 (6.04%) Data Architecture
11 8 (5.37%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (4.70%) Physical Data Model
12 7 (4.70%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.70%) Scrum
13 6 (4.03%) Project Management
13 6 (4.03%) OO
13 6 (4.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 148 (99.33%) SQL
2 31 (20.81%) Java
3 20 (13.42%) Shell Script
4 19 (12.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.40%) VBA
6 12 (8.05%) C#
7 6 (4.03%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.68%) VB
8 4 (2.68%) Perl
9 2 (1.34%) Python
9 2 (1.34%) VBScript
9 2 (1.34%) VB6
9 2 (1.34%) XPath
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) PL/1
10 1 (0.67%) JCL
10 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 38 (25.50%) Security Cleared
2 36 (24.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.70%) Degree
4 2 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.67%) MCSE
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 3 (2.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.34%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 139 (93.29%) Oracle
2 21 (14.09%) Informatica
3 14 (9.40%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.37%) SAP
5 7 (4.70%) Northgate
5 7 (4.70%) CA
5 7 (4.70%) HP
6 6 (4.03%) IBM
7 4 (2.68%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.01%) webMethods
9 2 (1.34%) Sage
9 2 (1.34%) Dell
9 2 (1.34%) Software AG
9 2 (1.34%) Sybase
10 1 (0.67%) Syncsort
10 1 (0.67%) Aquila
10 1 (0.67%) Cognos
10 1 (0.67%) Hyperion
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £37925 - £43750 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 27 days ago