Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 150 122
Rank change year-on-year -10 -28 -59
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 44 66 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.82% 1.09% 1.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 2.89% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 118
North West median daily rate £400 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -25.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £312 £220 £304
90th Percentile £476 £466 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.50 £38.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.19% -10.00% +13.33%

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 2,134 2,283 2,798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.93% 37.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,481 1,589 1,779
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £543 £525 £526
England median daily rate £475 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 61 119
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.65% +4.05% +13.71%
10th Percentile £13.20 £14.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.45 £48.75 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Manchester -7 15 £375 +13.64% 15
Cheshire +6 14 £400 +20.75% 9
Merseyside +11 2 £456 +4.29% 2
Lancashire -1 2 £400 -13.98% 3
PL/SQL
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 42 (95.45%) Oracle
3 13 (29.55%) Finance
4 12 (27.27%) Java
4 12 (27.27%) Linux
5 11 (25.00%) Migration
5 11 (25.00%) Data Migration
6 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (20.45%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (20.45%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 8 (18.18%) Unix
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
8 8 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (15.91%) J2EE
9 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
9 7 (15.91%) Web Services
9 7 (15.91%) ETL
9 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
9 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
10 6 (13.64%) System Testing
10 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) Windows
10 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (13.64%) Banking

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 7 (15.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (11.36%) Apache
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Beehive
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.36%) WildFly
3 4 (9.09%) SAS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Payables
2 9 (20.45%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (18.18%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 3 (6.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SMS
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (11.36%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (2.27%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.09%) JMeter
3 4 (9.09%) Toad
4 2 (4.55%) Ant
4 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Liquibase
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Consultant
3 10 (22.73%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Oracle Consultant
4 7 (15.91%) Oracle Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.36%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Oracle Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) J2EE
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
4 3 (6.82%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) JSP
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) Servlets
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) CSS3
6 1 (2.27%) DOM
6 1 (2.27%) ICEfaces
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) OSGi
6 1 (2.27%) PrimeFaces
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) RichFaces
6 1 (2.27%) XHTML
6 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Life Science
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Online Banking
2 1 (2.27%) RIA
2 1 (2.27%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) Unix
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 11 (25.00%) Migration
2 7 (15.91%) ETL
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Business Process Mapping
3 6 (13.64%) System Testing
3 6 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.09%) BDD
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Data Integration
6 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
6 3 (6.82%) Kanban
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) SQL
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
4 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.27%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) Puppet
2 2 (4.55%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Informatica
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) Axway
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Intel
3 1 (2.27%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.27%) Perforce
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Talend