The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 3 months to 25 June 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)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -41 -  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 15 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.25% 8.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Median daily rate £289 £381 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £383 £368
% change year-on-year +1.30% +4.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 296 34 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 83.85% 34.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 13 23
Median daily rate £413 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Northern Ireland

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Northern Ireland

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Northern Ireland

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -35 15 £289 -24.19%
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (95.83%) .NET
2 23 (95.83%) C#
2 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 23 (95.83%) JSON
2 23 (95.83%) WCF
2 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 18 (75.00%) Oracle
3 18 (75.00%) Finance
4 17 (70.83%) Banking
5 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (50.00%) CRM
5 12 (50.00%) Siebel
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) HTML
5 12 (50.00%) XML
5 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (50.00%) CSS
5 12 (50.00%) User Experience
5 12 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (50.00%) WPF
5 12 (50.00%) MVC
5 12 (50.00%) jQuery
5 12 (50.00%) HTML5
6 11 (45.83%) Memory Management
6 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
6 11 (45.83%) RESTful
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
6 11 (45.83%) WF

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 10 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) Relational Database
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 17 (70.83%) Banking
3 10 (41.67%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 11 (45.83%) C# Developer
4 10 (41.67%) .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) Angular Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (20.83%) WPF Developer
7 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 1 (4.17%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (95.83%) .NET
1 23 (95.83%) ASP.NET Web API
1 23 (95.83%) JSON
1 23 (95.83%) WCF
1 23 (95.83%) Web Services
2 12 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 12 (50.00%) CSS
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 12 (50.00%) HTML5
2 12 (50.00%) jQuery
2 12 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (50.00%) WPF
2 12 (50.00%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) .NET Framework
3 11 (45.83%) ADO.NET
3 11 (45.83%) RESTful
3 11 (45.83%) WF
4 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) Java EE
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 11 (45.83%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) CRM
1 12 (50.00%) MVC
2 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Memory Management
2 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
2 11 (45.83%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) OO
3 10 (41.67%) OOP
3 10 (41.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 23 (95.83%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (50.00%) Siebel
3 11 (45.83%) Sybase