The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 27 38 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.18% 1.65% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 3.74% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
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£425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £50.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £48.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.17% +50.00%
PL/SQL
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 107 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.49% 44.03% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 46 16
Average daily rate £401 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.79% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £140 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Chester

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the Chester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 19 (100.00%) SQL
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle HRMS
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (52.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 8 (42.11%) Web Services
3 8 (42.11%) Java
4 7 (36.84%) XML
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
5 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
5 6 (31.58%) WSDL
5 6 (31.58%) J2EE
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
7 4 (21.05%) JAX-WS
7 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
7 4 (21.05%) JSP
7 4 (21.05%) IBM
7 4 (21.05%) Project Management
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.79%) JAXB
8 3 (15.79%) XSLT
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
2 1 (5.26%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle HRMS
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Maven
2 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.26%) Ant
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Cactus
2 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Consultant
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle Consultant
2 9 (47.37%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Java Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Functional Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 6 (31.58%) WSDL
3 6 (31.58%) J2EE
3 6 (31.58%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) JAX-WS
4 4 (21.05%) JSP
5 3 (15.79%) JAXB
5 3 (15.79%) XSLT
5 3 (15.79%) HTML
5 3 (15.79%) Ajax
5 3 (15.79%) JiBX
5 3 (15.79%) POJO
6 2 (10.53%) Apache Axis
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Servlets
6 2 (10.53%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (10.53%) JSF
7 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Cryptography
1 1 (5.26%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Web Design
7 1 (5.26%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) XPath
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce