The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -11 0  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.33% 3.54% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 8.70% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.22% +4.48%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 132 46 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 63.46% 40.71% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 25 28
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Belfast

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Belfast region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
2 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (62.50%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
3 9 (56.25%) Multithreading
3 9 (56.25%) RESTful
3 9 (56.25%) Memory Management
3 9 (56.25%) JSON
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
3 9 (56.25%) WPF
3 9 (56.25%) WF
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Sybase
3 9 (56.25%) ADO.NET
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) OOP
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) SOA
4 8 (50.00%) Front Office
4 8 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 8 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Relational Database
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Front Office
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Billing
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) C# Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# WPF Developer
3 5 (31.25%) WPF Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Payroll Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) E-Business Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
1 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
2 9 (56.25%) ADO.NET
2 9 (56.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (56.25%) JSON
2 9 (56.25%) RESTful
2 9 (56.25%) WCF
2 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 9 (56.25%) WF
2 9 (56.25%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
3 1 (6.25%) Servlets
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Memory Management
1 9 (56.25%) Multithreading
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) OOP
2 8 (50.00%) SOA
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) E-business
5 1 (6.25%) KYC
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (56.25%) Sybase
3 1 (6.25%) VMware