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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 9 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 11.63% 12.28% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 41.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.73 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-11.23% -5.55%
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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
26 34 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 30.23% 29.82% 52.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 25
Average daily rate £425 £424 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +41.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.20 £72.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
4 10 (66.67%) Java
5 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (46.67%) JSP
6 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 7 (46.67%) ProC
6 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
7 6 (40.00%) C
7 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (33.33%) Solaris
8 5 (33.33%) JBoss
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
10 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
10 3 (20.00%) Informatica
10 3 (20.00%) SAP
11 2 (13.33%) Perl
11 2 (13.33%) VBA
11 2 (13.33%) Python
11 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
11 2 (13.33%) Dell
11 2 (13.33%) Software AG
11 2 (13.33%) UNIX
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (13.33%) webMethods

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 5 (33.33%) JBoss
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Tuxedo
3 1 (6.67%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ResourceLink
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
1 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (13.33%) Boomi
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) PowerCenter
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) ProC
2 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (20.00%) Developer
1 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Informatica Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) JSP
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (13.33%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (6.67%) ERP
2 1 (6.67%) ETL
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Test Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
2 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (6.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Shell Script
3 10 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) webMethods
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
3 2 (13.33%) Software AG
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) Baan