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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 50 80 79
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 96 49 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.99% 1.73% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.73% 4.98% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 26
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£400 £363 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £272 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £59.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £44.38
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.12%
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
1100 984 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.26% 34.75% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 551 613
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 50
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £16.00 £16.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £42.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Cheshire +26 32 £400 +6.66% 2
Lancashire +6 29 £450 +44.00%
Manchester -10 21 £325 -7.14% 4
Merseyside -8 6 £338 -15.73% 1
PL/SQL
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 170 (97.14%) SQL
2 153 (87.43%) Oracle
3 67 (38.29%) Oracle Database
4 65 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (26.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 46 (26.29%) Oracle Reports
7 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
8 43 (24.57%) SC Cleared
9 42 (24.00%) Java
10 39 (22.29%) SQL Server
10 39 (22.29%) Oracle Forms
10 39 (22.29%) Shell Script
11 36 (20.57%) Oracle EBS
12 35 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
13 32 (18.29%) Data Modelling
14 31 (17.71%) Informatica
15 30 (17.14%) Workflow
15 30 (17.14%) Migration
16 29 (16.57%) Finance
16 29 (16.57%) Oracle Workflow
16 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
16 29 (16.57%) XML
17 28 (16.00%) .NET
18 26 (14.86%) Web Services
18 26 (14.86%) Dimensional Modelling
19 25 (14.29%) HTML
20 24 (13.71%) VBA
20 24 (13.71%) MS Excel
20 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (12.57%) Oracle EBS R12

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (16.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 16 (9.14%) SAS
3 8 (4.57%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.71%) JBoss
6 2 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 36 (20.57%) Oracle EBS
2 35 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
3 22 (12.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (7.43%) ResourceLink
5 6 (3.43%) Oracle 11i
6 5 (2.86%) Oracle Payables
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle HRMS
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (1.71%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.57%) Summit
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.29%) SaaS
2 13 (7.43%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.57%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (38.29%) Oracle Database
2 47 (26.86%) Oracle Database 11g
3 46 (26.29%) Oracle Reports
4 39 (22.29%) SQL Server
5 22 (12.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 20 (11.43%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (8.57%) Base SAS
7 15 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (8.00%) PowerCenter
9 8 (4.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 7 (4.00%) Relational Database
10 7 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
11 6 (3.43%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (2.29%) SQLPlus
13 4 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (1.71%) SAP BW
14 3 (1.71%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (22.29%) Oracle Forms
2 14 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
3 13 (7.43%) ERwin
4 9 (5.14%) Subversion
4 9 (5.14%) Toad
5 8 (4.57%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.57%) Rational Rose
6 4 (2.29%) Ant
7 3 (1.71%) JUnit
7 3 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.14%) JIRA
9 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (16.57%) Finance
2 8 (4.57%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (1.71%) Back Office
4 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.71%) Marketing
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (60.00%) Developer
2 48 (27.43%) Oracle Developer
3 17 (9.71%) Architect
4 15 (8.57%) Analyst
5 13 (7.43%) SAS Developer
6 11 (6.29%) Consultant
7 10 (5.71%) Integration Architect
8 8 (4.57%) Java Developer
8 8 (4.57%) Oracle Consultant
9 6 (3.43%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.43%) .NET Developer
9 6 (3.43%) Systems Developer
9 6 (3.43%) DBA
10 5 (2.86%) PL/SQL Developer
11 4 (2.29%) SQL DBA
11 4 (2.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
11 4 (2.29%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.29%) Programmer
11 4 (2.29%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.29%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.57%) XML
2 28 (16.00%) .NET
3 26 (14.86%) Web Services
4 25 (14.29%) HTML
5 10 (5.71%) CSS
6 9 (5.14%) JDBC
6 9 (5.14%) J2EE
7 8 (4.57%) Classic ASP
7 8 (4.57%) JSP
7 8 (4.57%) Spring
7 8 (4.57%) HTML5
7 8 (4.57%) CSS3
7 8 (4.57%) PhoneGap
8 6 (3.43%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.43%) ASP.NET
9 5 (2.86%) SOAP
9 5 (2.86%) XSLT
9 5 (2.86%) WSDL
10 4 (2.29%) JAXB
10 4 (2.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.71%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.43%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.14%) Data Extraction
4 8 (4.57%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.71%) Online Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Life Science
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.14%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) User Experience
7 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.14%) UNIX
2 12 (6.86%) Windows
3 9 (5.14%) Linux
4 6 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.29%) VMS
6 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) CentOS
6 2 (1.14%) HPUX
7 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
2 32 (18.29%) Data Modelling
3 30 (17.14%) Workflow
3 30 (17.14%) Migration
4 26 (14.86%) Dimensional Modelling
5 20 (11.43%) ETL
6 13 (7.43%) CRM
6 13 (7.43%) Data Architecture
7 12 (6.86%) Data Migration
7 12 (6.86%) Physical Data Model
7 12 (6.86%) Data Security
8 11 (6.29%) MVC
8 11 (6.29%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 9 (5.14%) Data Cleansing
11 8 (4.57%) Data Analysis
11 8 (4.57%) EAI
12 7 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (3.43%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (97.14%) SQL
2 42 (24.00%) Java
3 39 (22.29%) Shell Script
4 24 (13.71%) VBA
5 18 (10.29%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.71%) Python
7 16 (9.14%) Perl
8 14 (8.00%) C#
9 6 (3.43%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.43%) VB
10 3 (1.71%) VB6
11 2 (1.14%) XPath
11 2 (1.14%) PL/1
11 2 (1.14%) JCL
11 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.14%) VBScript
11 2 (1.14%) C++
12 1 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 43 (24.57%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.71%) Degree
4 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.57%) MCSE
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
2 3 (1.71%) SLA
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 3 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.14%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 153 (87.43%) Oracle
2 31 (17.71%) Informatica
3 29 (16.57%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.43%) SAP
5 15 (8.57%) webMethods
6 14 (8.00%) Dell
6 14 (8.00%) Software AG
7 11 (6.29%) CA
8 8 (4.57%) Northgate
9 7 (4.00%) HP
10 6 (3.43%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.43%) IBM
11 4 (2.29%) Business Objects
12 2 (1.14%) Siebel
12 2 (1.14%) Sybase
12 2 (1.14%) Aquila
12 2 (1.14%) Syncsort
12 2 (1.14%) Sage
13 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
13 1 (0.57%) Cognos
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