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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 7 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 1.80% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 5.02% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £338 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £356 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £43.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-20.11% -5.94%

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
169 319 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.35% 35.88% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 225 148
Median daily rate £375 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% +9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -64.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Macclesfield - 3 £163 -
Knutsford - 2 £338 -
Warrington - 2 £350 -
PL/SQL
North West

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (18.18%) HND
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) REST
5 2 (18.18%) High Availability
5 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning

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 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (9.09%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 1 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) PowerCenter
4 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
4 1 (9.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PL/SQL Developer
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Forms Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Report Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Tester
5 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) EJB
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (9.09%) JMS
3 1 (9.09%) JSF
3 1 (9.09%) JSP
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) Servlets
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) UIKit
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) DataPower
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (9.09%) Taxonomies
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) TDD
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
3 2 (18.18%) SOA
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Lineage
4 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Ab Initio
3 1 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 1 (9.09%) Informatica
3 1 (9.09%) Kony
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase
3 1 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Yahoo!