The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 22 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.61% 0.87% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 1.39% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £28.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+29.46% -25.33%
PL/SQL
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 72 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.65% 62.61% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 35
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Northern Ireland region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Northern Ireland region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
County Antrim -1 2 - - 1
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) SAP
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos
5 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (42.86%) ETL
5 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 2 (28.57%) Retail
6 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (42.86%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) General Ledger
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ETL
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Business Objects
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft