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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 57 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 30 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.92% 1.83% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.04% 4.52% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 5
Median daily rate £375 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £385 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £533 £397
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-12.88% -22.38%
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
426 398 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.48% 40.57% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 266 123
Median daily rate £400 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £700 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -22.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +6 16 £375 -6.36%
Crewe +5 5 - -
Warrington -17 2 £344 -34.52%
Knutsford - 1 £425 -
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 44 (95.65%) Oracle
3 23 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
4 22 (47.83%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (47.83%) Oracle Database
5 21 (45.65%) Oracle EBS
5 21 (45.65%) Finance
6 20 (43.48%) Workflow
6 20 (43.48%) Oracle EBS R12
7 17 (36.96%) Java
8 15 (32.61%) XML
8 15 (32.61%) Oracle Workflow
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (21.74%) Spring
10 10 (21.74%) Web Services
10 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
11 9 (19.57%) SOAP
12 8 (17.39%) IBM
12 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
13 7 (15.22%) WSDL
13 7 (15.22%) JDBC
13 7 (15.22%) J2EE
13 7 (15.22%) JUnit
14 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (13.04%) Subversion
14 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
14 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
14 6 (13.04%) Jenkins

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 15 (32.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Oracle EBS
2 20 (43.48%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (28.26%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Payroll
4 3 (6.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle Database
1 22 (47.83%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Discoverer
4 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.17%) OLTP
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 23 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (15.22%) JUnit
3 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) Subversion
4 4 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 21 (45.65%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Local Government
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) International Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (78.26%) Developer
2 24 (52.17%) Oracle Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Java Developer
4 11 (23.91%) E-Business Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Consultant
6 9 (19.57%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (19.57%) PL/SQL Developer
7 8 (17.39%) Oracle Team Leader
7 8 (17.39%) Team Leader
8 7 (15.22%) E-Business Team Leader
8 7 (15.22%) Lead Developer
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 7 (15.22%) Technical Consultant
9 6 (13.04%) Oracle HRMS Developer
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
10 5 (10.87%) Technical Developer
11 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL Programmer
11 4 (8.70%) Programmer
12 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
12 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (32.61%) XML
2 10 (21.74%) Spring
2 10 (21.74%) Web Services
3 9 (19.57%) SOAP
4 7 (15.22%) J2EE
4 7 (15.22%) JDBC
4 7 (15.22%) WSDL
5 6 (13.04%) Apache Camel
5 6 (13.04%) JAX-WS
6 5 (10.87%) JAXB
6 5 (10.87%) XSLT
7 4 (8.70%) POJO
8 3 (6.52%) Java EE
8 3 (6.52%) Middleware
9 2 (4.35%) HTML
9 2 (4.35%) RESTful
10 1 (2.17%) JSON
10 1 (2.17%) JSP
10 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (2.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Workflow
2 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.04%) AOP
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Kanban
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (10.87%) TDD
4 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Waterfall
5 4 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
6 3 (6.52%) Cash Management
7 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 2 (4.35%) SDLC
8 1 (2.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Kofax