Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 6 months to 19 November 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 46 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.12% 2.88% 5.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 7.14% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 58
Lancashire median daily rate - £450 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.33% +12.78%
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £477
% change year-on-year +14.29% -26.55% +19.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.25 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.98% - -
North West median hourly rate £43.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +110.98% - -

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 153 266 326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.15% 40.36% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 180 211
Lancashire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +18.08%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £210
90th Percentile £615 £480 £535
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.63% +5.74% +18.59%
10th Percentile £37.00 £14.08 £31.45
90th Percentile £50.83 £42.50 £47.33
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Lancashire

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Lancashire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Lancashire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -8 3 - -
Burnley - 1 - -
PL/SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Toad
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) TKPROF
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) TKPROF
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Toad
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Database Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft