The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 30 April 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)
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 17 29
Rank change year-on-year -14 +12  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 2 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 0.84% 8.02% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.20% 22.09% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 4
Median daily rate - £384 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.60% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 91 86 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 38.40% 36.29% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 38
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.80 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Liverpool

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Talend
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) OBIEE Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Talend