Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 170 159
Rank change year-on-year +28 -11 -8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 36 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.79% 0.82% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 2.04% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 32
North West median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £314
90th Percentile £531 £580 £486
England median daily rate £488 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +8.33% +2.86% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year -58.00% +36.05% -5.77%

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 1,649 2,300 2,181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.31% 40.34% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,603 1,504
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £293 £300 £273
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £488 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +0.52% +2.11% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 69
North West median hourly rate £38.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £14.76 £14.75 £13.27
90th Percentile £55.38 £48.54 £48.40
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 2020. 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 +29 20 £400 +1.27% 7
Lancashire +28 9 £513 +28.13% 2
Cheshire +5 4 £355 -6.89% 2
Merseyside -3 1 £450 -6.74%
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 31 (86.11%) Oracle
3 19 (52.78%) Shell Script
4 18 (50.00%) Unix
5 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
6 11 (30.56%) Java
7 10 (27.78%) J2EE
7 10 (27.78%) Migration
7 10 (27.78%) Finacle
7 10 (27.78%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
8 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (25.00%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) ETL
9 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
10 7 (19.44%) Apache Hive
10 7 (19.44%) Big Data
10 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
11 6 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (13.89%) Informatica
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (11.11%) Data Transformation
13 4 (11.11%) Oozie
13 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
13 4 (11.11%) Apache Pig

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 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Finacle
2 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Azure
1 3 (8.33%) Power Platform
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
3 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (36.11%) Oracle Database
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (19.44%) Apache Hive
3 7 (19.44%) Big Data
3 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
4 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (8.33%) Power BI
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.56%) HBase
7 2 (5.56%) KNIME
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.78%) Sqoop
8 1 (2.78%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) ProC
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.56%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (13.89%) DBA
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle DBA
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
3 4 (11.11%) Informatica Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Power BI Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (5.56%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Data Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) J2EE
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (5.56%) HTML
3 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Ajax
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) JSON
4 1 (2.78%) MLlib
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Replication
2 3 (8.33%) SCADA
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 18 (50.00%) Unix
2 9 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) Windows
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) AIX
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
1 10 (27.78%) Translating Business Requirements
2 8 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (22.22%) ETL
3 7 (19.44%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 4 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 4 (11.11%) ERP
5 4 (11.11%) Scorecard
6 3 (8.33%) Analytics
6 3 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (8.33%) Data Mapping
6 3 (8.33%) IT Strategy
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.33%) System Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) Shell Script
3 11 (30.56%) Java
4 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.33%) C
5 3 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.78%) R
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Oozie
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) Informatica
3 3 (8.33%) Tableau
3 3 (8.33%) Talend
4 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Northgate
4 1 (2.78%) Sparx