The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 42 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 4.46% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.94% 11.02% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 7
Median daily rate £365 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £276 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 258 372 384
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 40.31% 40.43% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 280 255
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Cheshire

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -6 4 £358 -4.66% 2
Wilmslow - 1 £450 -
PL/SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (94.12%) Oracle
3 11 (64.71%) Java
3 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (52.94%) J2EE
4 9 (52.94%) SOAP
5 8 (47.06%) JIRA
5 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 8 (47.06%) REST
6 7 (41.18%) EJB
7 6 (35.29%) MySQL
7 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
7 6 (35.29%) ETL
7 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (35.29%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
7 6 (35.29%) Hudson
7 6 (35.29%) Bitbucket
8 5 (29.41%) XML
9 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (23.53%) IBM
9 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
10 3 (17.65%) TDD
10 3 (17.65%) Banking
10 3 (17.65%) Data Management
10 3 (17.65%) Subversion

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (17.65%) WebSphere
1 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) SAS
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Integration
3 1 (5.88%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MDG
2 1 (5.88%) SAP MDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Oracle Database
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (35.29%) MySQL
3 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (5.88%) Apache Hive
6 1 (5.88%) Big Data
6 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.88%) DB2
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.88%) PowerCenter
6 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) SAP HANA
6 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (35.29%) Bitbucket
2 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Hudson
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Toad
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.88%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Java Developer
3 9 (52.94%) PL/SQL Developer
4 7 (41.18%) J2EE Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Database Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Database Developer
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Ab Initio Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Oracle Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (5.88%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) J2EE
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 8 (47.06%) REST
3 7 (41.18%) EJB
4 6 (35.29%) EJB 3.0
5 5 (29.41%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
7 2 (11.76%) JAXB
7 2 (11.76%) JAX-WS
7 2 (11.76%) JDBC
7 2 (11.76%) Middleware
7 2 (11.76%) POJO
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful
7 2 (11.76%) WSDL
7 2 (11.76%) XSLT
8 1 (5.88%) JiBX
8 1 (5.88%) UIKit
8 1 (5.88%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) ETL
3 3 (17.65%) AOP
3 3 (17.65%) BDD
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Kanban
3 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Data Lineage
4 2 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) DRM
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Ab Initio
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) Kony
4 1 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Sybase
4 1 (5.88%) Yahoo!