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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 16 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.40% 2.15% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.78% 5.00% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+65.17% -30.00%
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
45 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 36.00% 43.01% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 23
Average daily rate £369 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £155 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.91% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle HRMS
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (37.50%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) JSP
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) JSON
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (12.50%) Ant
6 1 (12.50%) JUnit
6 1 (12.50%) JDBC
6 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (12.50%) J2SE
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle HRMS
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Ant
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) J2SE
3 1 (12.50%) Struts
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM