Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 24 July 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 West
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 80 119
Rank change year-on-year -52 +39 -33
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 74 182 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 2.37% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.40% 6.58% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 115 67
North West median daily rate £390 £370 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% -15.91% +25.71%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £313
90th Percentile £488 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
North West median hourly rate £43.50 £20.50 £46.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.20% -55.48% +151.34%
10th Percentile £39.20 £20.50 £45.48
90th Percentile £45.55 £20.50 £46.09
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -22.22%

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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2178 2765 2414
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 38.49% 36.03% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1798 1518
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £267 £258 £248
90th Percentile £509 £500 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 82 53
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +21.74%
10th Percentile £12.00 £14.10 £15.30
90th Percentile £47.75 £47.33 £54.25
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% +2.11%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in the North West

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in the North West over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in the North West

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

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

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 23 £400 +10.34% 5
Cheshire -4 21 £425 +21.43% 1
Lancashire +15 18 £313 -30.56% 1
Merseyside -30 11 £350 -12.50% 1
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 74 (100.00%) SQL
2 63 (85.14%) Oracle
3 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database
4 25 (33.78%) Migration
5 21 (28.38%) Java
6 18 (24.32%) Finance
6 18 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
6 18 (24.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
7 17 (22.97%) Toad
8 15 (20.27%) Linux
8 15 (20.27%) ETL
8 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
9 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
10 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 11g
10 13 (17.57%) Shell Script
10 13 (17.57%) Perl
10 13 (17.57%) Windows
10 13 (17.57%) TKPROF
11 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
12 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (14.86%) XML
12 11 (14.86%) J2EE
12 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
13 10 (13.51%) JIRA
13 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
14 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
14 9 (12.16%) SOAP

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (6.76%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
4 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle iProcurement
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (5.41%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.41%) Taleo
2 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) SSH
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTP
2 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.35%) SMS
2 1 (1.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (54.05%) Oracle Database
2 17 (22.97%) SQL Server
3 13 (17.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (17.57%) TKPROF
4 11 (14.86%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
6 8 (10.81%) MySQL
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
10 4 (5.41%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (4.05%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (4.05%) QlikView
11 3 (4.05%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Toad
2 10 (13.51%) JIRA
3 8 (10.81%) Bitbucket
4 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.11%) Hudson
5 4 (5.41%) Selenium
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.05%) Subversion
7 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Games
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Local Government
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) DBA
3 17 (22.97%) Oracle DBA
4 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
5 12 (16.22%) PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (9.46%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (9.46%) SQL DBA
7 7 (9.46%) SQL Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Administrator
8 6 (8.11%) Database Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Database Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database Developer
9 5 (6.76%) Senior DBA
9 5 (6.76%) SQL Server DBA
10 4 (5.41%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 11 (14.86%) J2EE
2 11 (14.86%) XML
3 9 (12.16%) SOAP
4 6 (8.11%) EJB
4 6 (8.11%) EJB 3.0
4 6 (8.11%) REST
4 6 (8.11%) Spring
5 5 (6.76%) Web Services
6 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.05%) .NET
7 3 (4.05%) JDBC
7 3 (4.05%) RESTful
7 3 (4.05%) WSDL
7 3 (4.05%) XSLT
8 2 (2.70%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.70%) JAXB
8 2 (2.70%) JMS
8 2 (2.70%) Middleware
8 2 (2.70%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.05%) iPad
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Windows
3 7 (9.46%) Unix
4 6 (8.11%) Solaris
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.70%) AIX
6 2 (2.70%) HPUX
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Migration
2 15 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.27%) ETL
3 10 (13.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (12.16%) Data Migration
5 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.11%) Data Integration
6 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.76%) BDD
7 5 (6.76%) Workflow
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.41%) Cash Management
8 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
8 4 (5.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (5.41%) Kanban
8 4 (5.41%) MVC
8 4 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (4.05%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 74 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (28.38%) Java
3 14 (18.92%) PowerShell
4 13 (17.57%) Perl
4 13 (17.57%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 2 (2.70%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) GMP
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (6.76%) Data Guard
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.35%) Control-M
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (85.14%) Oracle
2 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Talend
6 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.35%) ATG
6 1 (1.35%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.35%) Axway
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Tableau
6 1 (1.35%) Teradata