Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 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
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 165 142
Rank change year-on-year -1 -23 -18
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 43 48 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.76% 0.86% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 2.09% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 44
North West median daily rate £401 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.25% +13.48% -6.00%
10th Percentile £316 £312 £220
90th Percentile £628 £454 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
North West median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -11.66%

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,333 2,302 2,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.32% 41.41% 38.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,614 1,583 1,497
North West median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £273 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £484 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +1.89% +9.83% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 66 77
North West median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.54 £15.20
90th Percentile £51.95 £46.86 £49.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

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 18 March 2019.

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 18 March 2019. 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
Cheshire +7 18 £388 -3.13% 3
Merseyside +1 12 £570 +24.93%
Lancashire -10 7 £400 - 5
Manchester -9 5 £395 +8.97% 7
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 43 (100.00%) SQL
2 34 (79.07%) Oracle
3 17 (39.53%) HTML
4 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.23%) Unix
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
7 11 (25.58%) Windows
7 11 (25.58%) Migration
7 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (25.58%) REST
8 10 (23.26%) SOAP
9 9 (20.93%) C#
9 9 (20.93%) Workflow
10 8 (18.60%) Retail
10 8 (18.60%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
10 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
10 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET
10 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
10 8 (18.60%) Java
10 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
10 8 (18.60%) CRM
10 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
10 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.28%) CSS
11 7 (16.28%) Spring
11 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
11 7 (16.28%) User Stories
12 6 (13.95%) Relational Database

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 4 (9.30%) Apache Solr
1 4 (9.30%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (9.30%) Mule
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.98%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Apigee
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) MySQL
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.98%) Apache Hive
5 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.98%) Power BI
6 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.65%) HBase
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.33%) DataStage
7 1 (2.33%) PowerCenter
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) JMeter
2 4 (9.30%) Maven
2 4 (9.30%) Mercurial
2 4 (9.30%) NeoLoad
2 4 (9.30%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.65%) ERwin
3 2 (4.65%) GitLab
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) ER Studio
4 1 (2.33%) ProC
4 1 (2.33%) RStudio
4 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 8 (18.60%) Retail
2 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL Developer
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.98%) CRM Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Hadoop Architect
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) SQL BI Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) HTML
2 12 (27.91%) Web Services
3 11 (25.58%) REST
4 10 (23.26%) SOAP
5 8 (18.60%) .NET
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
5 8 (18.60%) ADO.NET
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET
6 7 (16.28%) CSS
6 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
6 7 (16.28%) Spring
7 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
7 5 (11.63%) JMS
7 5 (11.63%) RESTful
8 4 (9.30%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (9.30%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (9.30%) Sass
8 4 (9.30%) Spring Batch
8 4 (9.30%) Vaadin
8 4 (9.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Unix
2 11 (25.58%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) CentOS
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (25.58%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) Workflow
3 8 (18.60%) CRM
3 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
3 8 (18.60%) E-Commerce
4 7 (16.28%) User Stories
5 6 (13.95%) BDD
5 6 (13.95%) SDLC
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Deployment
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Microservices
7 4 (9.30%) UML
8 3 (6.98%) Analytics
8 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.65%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (4.65%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.93%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) Java
3 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.65%) C
6 2 (4.65%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.33%) Perl
7 1 (2.33%) PHP
7 1 (2.33%) R
7 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (2.33%) HDFS
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Kibana
1 4 (9.30%) logstash
2 1 (2.33%) Ambari
2 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.33%) Ganglia
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 34 (79.07%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.30%) Google
4 2 (4.65%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.33%) BMC
5 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) Northgate
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Tableau
5 1 (2.33%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Teradata