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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 13 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.90% 3.65% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.06% 8.99% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £313 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.55% +8.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £450 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £383 £368
% change year-on-year +1.30% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.63% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 72 178 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 21.62% 40.64% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 108 108
Median daily rate £325 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.86% -9.45%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -11 11 £313 -
PL/SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 14 (77.78%) Migration
3 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
3 13 (72.22%) TKPROF
3 13 (72.22%) Toad
3 13 (72.22%) Perl
4 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 9 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
7 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
7 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (27.78%) Data Guard
7 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
7 5 (27.78%) SSH

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SSH
1 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 13 (72.22%) TKPROF
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
3 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Toad
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) DBA
1 16 (88.89%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Database Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior DBA
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database Developer
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Database Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.11%) AIX
3 2 (11.11%) HPUX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Migration
2 9 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (27.78%) Data Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (72.22%) Perl
2 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
3 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) NVQ Level 3
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (27.78%) Data Guard
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Red Hat