The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 74 89 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 15 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.15% 1.07% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.60% 2.99% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 11
Median daily rate £325 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -0.61% +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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 577 635 508
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 44.35% 35.77% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 394 320
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.34 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Manchester

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Manchester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Manchester

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Manchester

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle
3 11 (34.38%) XML
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
5 9 (28.13%) QA Automation
5 9 (28.13%) QA
5 9 (28.13%) Selenium
6 8 (25.00%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) High Availability
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (18.75%) Finance
8 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
9 5 (15.63%) Migration
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) ETL
9 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
11 3 (9.38%) Degree
11 3 (9.38%) Data Migration

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
1 2 (6.25%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (9.38%) MySQL
5 2 (6.25%) GIS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.25%) QlikView
5 2 (6.25%) Spatial Data
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) Power BI
6 1 (3.13%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Selenium
2 8 (25.00%) JIRA
3 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.13%) Ant
6 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.38%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (6.25%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.25%) Django
2 2 (6.25%) JMS
2 2 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) EDIFACT
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) Java EE
3 1 (3.13%) Java SE
3 1 (3.13%) JDBC
3 1 (3.13%) JPA
3 1 (3.13%) JSF
3 1 (3.13%) ODBC
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Solaris
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) QA Automation
2 8 (25.00%) High Availability
3 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Defect Management
4 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (15.63%) ETL
5 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
6 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.25%) Open Source
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) OCP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SDET
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.13%) Axway
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas