Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 166 139
Rank change year-on-year -9 -27 -15
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 47 44 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.78% 0.78% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.01% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 55
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -26.32%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £225
90th Percentile £580 £481 £475
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
North West median hourly rate - £43.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +110.98% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +40.85% -11.25% +2.56%

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 2,569 2,193 2,431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.82% 38.89% 37.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,767 1,515 1,689
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 79 63
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +40.35% -23.49%
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £46.60 £51.71 £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.23 £40.00 £38.88
% change year-on-year +5.57% +2.89% +3.67%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -3 16 £325 -14.75% 4
Merseyside +8 15 £400 -3.03%
Manchester -28 9 £413 +3.13% 7
Lancashire -19 6 £393 - 1
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 46 (97.87%) SQL
2 37 (78.72%) Oracle
3 22 (46.81%) Unix
4 16 (34.04%) Java
5 14 (29.79%) HTML
5 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
7 12 (25.53%) XML
8 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.40%) TDD
9 10 (21.28%) Linux
9 10 (21.28%) BDD
9 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
10 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
10 9 (19.15%) CSS
10 9 (19.15%) Retail
10 9 (19.15%) Spring
10 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
11 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
11 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
11 8 (17.02%) ETL
11 8 (17.02%) Selenium
11 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.89%) RESTful
12 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
12 7 (14.89%) JMS
12 7 (14.89%) RDBMS

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 6 (12.77%) Apache Solr
1 6 (12.77%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (12.77%) Mule
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Pig
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) CICS
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.13%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.77%) Apigee
2 6 (12.77%) GitHub
3 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
3 9 (19.15%) Relational Database
4 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (14.89%) MySQL
5 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
6 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
7 4 (8.51%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (8.51%) Apache Hive
8 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
8 3 (6.38%) HBase
9 2 (4.26%) DB2
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.26%) Power BI
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (2.13%) KNIME
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
2 6 (12.77%) JMeter
2 6 (12.77%) Maven
2 6 (12.77%) Mercurial
2 6 (12.77%) NeoLoad
2 6 (12.77%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) ERwin
3 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.13%) ProC
4 1 (2.13%) RStudio
4 1 (2.13%) Toad
4 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (19.15%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Billing
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Java Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
4 5 (10.64%) Data Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) DBA
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) HTML
2 12 (25.53%) XML
3 9 (19.15%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
3 9 (19.15%) Spring
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
5 7 (14.89%) JMS
5 7 (14.89%) RESTful
6 6 (12.77%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (12.77%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (12.77%) GWT
6 6 (12.77%) JPA
6 6 (12.77%) JSON
6 6 (12.77%) REST
6 6 (12.77%) Sass
6 6 (12.77%) Spring Batch
6 6 (12.77%) Vaadin
7 4 (8.51%) SOAP
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Taxonomies
2 2 (4.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
2 2 (4.26%) NHS
2 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Unix
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) TDD
3 10 (21.28%) BDD
4 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
4 8 (17.02%) ETL
4 8 (17.02%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Deployment
5 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.77%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.77%) Microservices
5 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 6 (12.77%) SDLC
5 6 (12.77%) UML
6 5 (10.64%) Analytics
6 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (10.64%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
7 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 46 (97.87%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Java
3 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) Perl
5 6 (12.77%) Python
6 4 (8.51%) C#
7 3 (6.38%) PHP
7 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) JCL
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.13%) R
9 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Flume
2 1 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Kibana
1 6 (12.77%) logstash
2 2 (4.26%) Data Guard
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (2.13%) Ambari
3 1 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.13%) Ganglia
3 1 (2.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (78.72%) Oracle
2 6 (12.77%) Google
3 5 (10.64%) Talend
4 4 (8.51%) Hyperion
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 2 (4.26%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.13%) BMC
7 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.13%) Informatica
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Tableau