The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 56 48 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 11 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.37% 2.82% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.21% 8.80% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 12
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £375 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £419 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £358
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +4.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £43.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 250 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.58% 32.09% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 124 203
Average daily rate £373 £309 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £31.56 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.57 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
PL/SQL
North West

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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
Warrington -14 3 £300 -33.33%
Chester -1 2 £238 -36.66% 2
Crewe - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (90.48%) Oracle
3 8 (38.10%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (33.33%) .NET
5 6 (28.57%) C#
5 6 (28.57%) Java
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (28.57%) Workflow
5 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
6 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) CSS
9 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
9 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.52%) Python
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 6 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (4.76%) Mule
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) JSON
6 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
6 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.76%) JAX-WS
7 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (4.76%) POJO
7 1 (4.76%) JiBX
7 1 (4.76%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.76%) Spring
7 1 (4.76%) WSDL
7 1 (4.76%) JAXB
7 1 (4.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Life Science
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) CentOS
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (28.57%) Workflow
3 3 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) VB6
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.76%) C++
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
2 2 (9.52%) Informatica
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter