The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 48 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 22 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.80% 1.14% 1.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 3.19% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
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£425 £310 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.09% -18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £272 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £351
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -14.82%
PL/SQL
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
294 282 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.40% 35.79% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 130 100
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Average hourly rate £19.75 £34.06 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +70.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £20.60 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £140.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cheshire region.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the Cheshire region.

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +18 10 £438 +38.33%
Warrington -5 5 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Northwich - 1 - -
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL.

1 49 (100.00%) SQL
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (59.18%) Oracle Applications
3 26 (53.06%) Oracle EBS
4 25 (51.02%) Workflow
5 24 (48.98%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (46.94%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (46.94%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
6 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
7 22 (44.90%) Oracle Forms
8 20 (40.82%) Oracle EBS R12
9 9 (18.37%) Oracle HRMS
9 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
10 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 6 (12.24%) HTML
11 6 (12.24%) Java
11 6 (12.24%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
12 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
12 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
12 5 (10.20%) Project Management
12 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (8.16%) Web Services
13 4 (8.16%) J2EE
13 4 (8.16%) JDBC
13 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (8.16%) Oracle APEX

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (48.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (59.18%) Oracle Applications
2 26 (53.06%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (40.82%) Oracle EBS R12
4 9 (18.37%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (46.94%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.04%) MS Access
5 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.16%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.08%) Ant
3 2 (4.08%) JUnit
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (79.59%) Developer
2 30 (61.22%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Consultant
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Functional Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Business Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) HTML
1 6 (12.24%) XML
2 4 (8.16%) J2EE
2 4 (8.16%) JDBC
2 4 (8.16%) Web Services
3 3 (6.12%) JSP
3 3 (6.12%) Spring
4 2 (4.08%) Ajax
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) jQuery
4 2 (4.08%) Struts
4 2 (4.08%) EJB
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) SOAP
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Workflow
2 23 (46.94%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (18.37%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
6 2 (4.08%) E-business
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.04%) Change Management
7 1 (2.04%) SOA
7 1 (2.04%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) XPath
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) SC Cleared
1 23 (46.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) Sybase
2 2 (4.08%) IBM