The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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)
England / North East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 50 36
Rank change year-on-year -26 -14  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 8 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.10% 2.65% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 7.49% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 20
Median daily rate £613 £325 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.46% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £350 £550
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 312 307 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 43.03% 35.33% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 193 167
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in the North East

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in the North East

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East 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
Tyne and Wear -26 6 £613 +88.46% 1
Durham - 2 - -
PL/SQL
England

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 North East region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 22 (81.48%) Oracle
3 17 (62.96%) Linux
4 13 (48.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Unix
5 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
6 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) NFS
6 10 (37.04%) DNS
7 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 8 (29.63%) JBoss
8 8 (29.63%) Perl
8 8 (29.63%) LDAP
8 8 (29.63%) Firewall
8 8 (29.63%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (29.63%) SSH
8 8 (29.63%) Korn
8 8 (29.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
10 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
11 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (14.81%) AIX
13 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (11.11%) Banking
13 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
13 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Verint
13 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 8 (29.63%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Utilities
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) DNS
2 8 (29.63%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) LDAP
2 8 (29.63%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (29.63%) SSH
3 3 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
4 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) ProC
3 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.70%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Developer
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Support
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) E-Business Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Genesys Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (62.96%) Linux
2 13 (48.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Unix
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.81%) AIX
7 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) CRM
2 3 (11.11%) ETL
2 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 3 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
2 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
3 2 (7.41%) E-business
3 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) BCP
4 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.70%) Database Mirroring
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) Master Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) Korn
2 8 (29.63%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) C
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) NFS
2 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Data Guard
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Flashback
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Oracle
2 11 (40.74%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Genesys
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Nortel
3 3 (11.11%) Siebel
3 3 (11.11%) Verint
4 1 (3.70%) Borland
4 1 (3.70%) Informatica
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Sun