The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 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)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 3 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.94% 4.15% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 10.22% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 3
Median daily rate - £356 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +29.54%  
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 £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +12.82%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 102 137 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 32.08% 40.65% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 108 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £15.25
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 Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Merseyside

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Merseyside

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Liverpool -10 1 - -
PL/SQL
North West

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

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (25.00%) Talend
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) OBIEE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Talend
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