The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 30 March 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 47 31
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 6 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.04% 2.89% 4.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 7.60% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 15
Median daily rate £613 £325 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.46% -19.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £350 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +12.82%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 249 263 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 43.01% 37.95% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 166 143
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Tyne and Wear

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Tyne and Wear

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 5 £613 +88.46%
PL/SQL
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 20 (83.33%) Oracle
3 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (45.83%) Unix
6 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 10 (41.67%) NFS
6 10 (41.67%) DNS
6 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
7 8 (33.33%) Firewall
7 8 (33.33%) LDAP
7 8 (33.33%) Perl
7 8 (33.33%) JBoss
7 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 8 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (33.33%) Korn
7 8 (33.33%) SSH
7 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
8 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (12.50%) AIX
11 3 (12.50%) XML
11 3 (12.50%) ITIL
11 3 (12.50%) Cisco
11 3 (12.50%) Siebel
11 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
11 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 8 (33.33%) JBoss
1 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (33.33%) LDAP
2 8 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 8 (33.33%) SSH
3 3 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (8.33%) Toad
3 1 (4.17%) ProC
3 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.17%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Integration Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Support
5 1 (4.17%) E-Business Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Genesys Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared DBA
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) AIX
7 1 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
2 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) ETL
3 2 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (4.17%) Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) E-business
4 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Test Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Korn
2 8 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (41.67%) NFS
2 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (41.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Genesys
3 3 (12.50%) Nortel
3 3 (12.50%) Siebel
3 3 (12.50%) Verint
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Borland
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) Sun