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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 19 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 21 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.95% 3.36% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.91% 8.51% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 2
Median daily rate £381 £401 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £370 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £374 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.33% +6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
- -32.38%
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
132 94 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 62.56% 39.50% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 71 37
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 20 (80.00%) Oracle Database
3 19 (76.00%) Java
4 15 (60.00%) XML
5 14 (56.00%) Finance
6 10 (40.00%) Spring
6 10 (40.00%) Web Services
7 9 (36.00%) WSDL
7 9 (36.00%) J2EE
7 9 (36.00%) JDBC
7 9 (36.00%) SOAP
8 8 (32.00%) JAX-WS
9 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) TDD
9 7 (28.00%) XSLT
10 6 (24.00%) IBM
10 6 (24.00%) JUnit
10 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (24.00%) Banking
10 6 (24.00%) Subversion
10 6 (24.00%) AOP
10 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
10 6 (24.00%) JIRA
10 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (24.00%) Apache Camel
11 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (20.00%) 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 6 (24.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (24.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
1 6 (24.00%) JUnit
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (16.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Local Government
4 3 (12.00%) International Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL Developer
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
6 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
7 2 (8.00%) DBA
7 2 (8.00%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Programmer
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Architect
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (8.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) XML
2 10 (40.00%) Spring
2 10 (40.00%) Web Services
3 9 (36.00%) J2EE
3 9 (36.00%) JDBC
3 9 (36.00%) SOAP
3 9 (36.00%) WSDL
4 8 (32.00%) JAX-WS
5 7 (28.00%) XSLT
6 6 (24.00%) Apache Camel
7 5 (20.00%) JAXB
8 4 (16.00%) HTML
8 4 (16.00%) POJO
9 3 (12.00%) JSP
10 2 (8.00%) Middleware
10 2 (8.00%) RESTful
11 1 (4.00%) CSS
11 1 (4.00%) JSON
11 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) TDD
2 6 (24.00%) AOP
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Kanban
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (16.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Cash Management
6 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) IBM
3 3 (12.00%) Kofax