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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.23% 2.78% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 4.92% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -39.00%
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
88 61 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.97% 56.48% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 35
Average daily rate £306 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 October 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
County Antrim -6 5 £270 -32.50%
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
4 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) Struts2
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Servlets
5 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) OBIEE Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) Struts2
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects