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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 18 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 20 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.70% 1.14% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.95% 3.08% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £463 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +94.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.73 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+6.03% -11.23%
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
118 65 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 63.10% 37.14% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 47 27
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 Chester region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (92.86%) Java
3 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
4 19 (67.86%) XML
5 17 (60.71%) Finance
6 16 (57.14%) Web Services
6 16 (57.14%) Spring
7 15 (53.57%) WSDL
7 15 (53.57%) JDBC
7 15 (53.57%) SOAP
7 15 (53.57%) J2EE
8 14 (50.00%) JAX-WS
9 13 (46.43%) XSLT
10 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (39.29%) TDD
11 10 (35.71%) AOP
11 10 (35.71%) Subversion
11 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
11 10 (35.71%) JIRA
11 10 (35.71%) JUnit
11 10 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (35.71%) IBM
11 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
11 10 (35.71%) Apache Camel
12 9 (32.14%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
12 9 (32.14%) JAXB
12 9 (32.14%) Kanban
12 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 10 (35.71%) WebSphere
1 10 (35.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
1 10 (35.71%) JUnit
1 10 (35.71%) Subversion
2 8 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) International Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL Developer
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (10.71%) XML Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Java Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL Programmer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 2 (7.14%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (67.86%) XML
2 16 (57.14%) Spring
2 16 (57.14%) Web Services
3 15 (53.57%) J2EE
3 15 (53.57%) JDBC
3 15 (53.57%) SOAP
3 15 (53.57%) WSDL
4 14 (50.00%) JAX-WS
5 13 (46.43%) XSLT
6 10 (35.71%) Apache Camel
7 9 (32.14%) JAXB
8 8 (28.57%) POJO
9 6 (21.43%) HTML
10 5 (17.86%) JSP
11 4 (14.29%) Middleware
12 2 (7.14%) RESTful
13 1 (3.57%) CSS
13 1 (3.57%) JSON
13 1 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) TDD
2 10 (35.71%) AOP
3 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Kanban
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
3 9 (32.14%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Waterfall
4 8 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) BDD
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 26 (92.86%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) IBM