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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.47% 7.29% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.70% 14.29% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -15.78%
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 £47.50 £32.75 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+45.03% -31.05%
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
73 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 61.86% 51.04% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 29
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 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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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 -5 9 £270 -32.50% 2
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 7 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 4 (33.33%) J2EE
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Clustering
7 2 (16.67%) Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
7 2 (16.67%) General Ledger

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (16.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) OBIEE Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) jQuery
2 2 (16.67%) Struts2
2 2 (16.67%) JSP
2 2 (16.67%) Servlets
2 2 (16.67%) Struts
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
2 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Cognos
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 1 (8.33%) Ab Initio