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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 29 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 8 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.12% 3.72% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 9.47% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 3
Average daily rate £406 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +27.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%
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
112 95 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 57.73% 39.26% 45.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 48
Average daily rate £375 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £319 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £16.50 £25.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
3 9 (75.00%) XML
4 8 (66.67%) Java
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) Spring
7 5 (41.67%) Subversion
7 5 (41.67%) AOP
7 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (41.67%) JIRA
7 5 (41.67%) WSDL
7 5 (41.67%) IBM
7 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (41.67%) J2EE
7 5 (41.67%) JUnit
7 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (41.67%) JDBC
7 5 (41.67%) SOAP
7 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (41.67%) Apache Camel
8 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
8 4 (33.33%) JAXB
8 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
8 4 (33.33%) Workflow

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payroll
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
1 5 (41.67%) JUnit
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Local Government
3 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (16.67%) XML Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Functional Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) Programmer
6 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Camel
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) JDBC
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) WSDL
4 4 (33.33%) JAXB
4 4 (33.33%) JAX-WS
5 3 (25.00%) POJO
5 3 (25.00%) XSLT
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) HTML
7 1 (8.33%) JSON
7 1 (8.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) AOP
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Kanban
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (25.00%) Cash Management
3 3 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Kofax