The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank 21 16 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 2.20% 2.38% 14.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 4.65% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.48% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +5.76%

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

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 31.87% 51.19% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 18
Median daily rate £325 £260 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 4
Median hourly rate £44.50 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.10% +9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £34.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Preston

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

PL/SQL
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) Informatica
2 3 (60.00%) Change Data Capture
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) TKPROF
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PowerExchange
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Toad
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Informatica Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Database Architect
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Data Capture
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) NVQ Level 3
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft