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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 72 57 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 20 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 2.40% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 5.87% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 5
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £325 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
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
466 409 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.17% 40.94% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 269 114
Average daily rate £393 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £650 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 10
Average hourly rate £22.54 £19.75 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% -51.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £17.15 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.35 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 8 £406 -1.57%
Crewe +5 5 - -
Warrington -13 1 £338 -35.71%
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
Runcorn - 1 £375 -
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 34 (94.44%) Oracle
3 22 (61.11%) Oracle Forms
4 21 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
5 20 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (52.78%) Workflow
6 19 (52.78%) Oracle EBS R12
7 16 (44.44%) Finance
8 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database
9 14 (38.89%) Oracle Workflow
10 13 (36.11%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (33.33%) XML
12 11 (30.56%) Java
13 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
14 9 (25.00%) Web Services
15 8 (22.22%) SOAP
15 8 (22.22%) Spring
16 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
16 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
16 7 (19.44%) IBM
17 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
18 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
18 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
18 5 (13.89%) JIRA
18 5 (13.89%) AOP
18 5 (13.89%) Local Government
18 5 (13.89%) J2EE
18 5 (13.89%) JUnit
18 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 14 (38.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (36.11%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle HRMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.78%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (61.11%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.89%) JIRA
2 5 (13.89%) JUnit
2 5 (13.89%) Subversion
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Local Government
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (77.78%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (30.56%) E-Business Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Consultant
4 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
5 8 (22.22%) Oracle Team Leader
5 8 (22.22%) Team Leader
6 7 (19.44%) E-Business Team Leader
6 7 (19.44%) Lead Developer
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle HRMS Developer
7 6 (16.67%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 6 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (13.89%) Technical Developer
9 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Functional Consultant
11 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) XML
2 9 (25.00%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) SOAP
3 8 (22.22%) Spring
4 5 (13.89%) Apache Camel
4 5 (13.89%) J2EE
4 5 (13.89%) JDBC
4 5 (13.89%) WSDL
5 4 (11.11%) JAXB
5 4 (11.11%) JAX-WS
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (8.33%) POJO
6 3 (8.33%) XSLT
7 2 (5.56%) Java EE
7 2 (5.56%) RESTful
8 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.78%) JSON
8 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (2.78%) REST
8 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Workflow
2 10 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) AOP
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Kanban
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (11.11%) TDD
4 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 3 (8.33%) Cash Management
5 3 (8.33%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.78%) BDD
7 1 (2.78%) SDLC
7 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) Java
3 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Oracle
2 7 (19.44%) IBM
3 3 (8.33%) Kofax