Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 69 85
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16 -21
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 13 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.97% 1.92% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.18% 5.50% 4.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 15
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -6.25% +15.20%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £196
90th Percentile £450 £525 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £350 £475
% change year-on-year +14.29% -26.32% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £43.25 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +110.98% - -

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 409 509 626
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.45% 34.84% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 376 452
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £269
90th Percentile £520 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -38.24% -
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £12.90
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 10 £375 -3.23% 3
Alderley Edge - 1 £400 -
PL/SQL
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Banking
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Receivables
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Cash Management
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 5 (38.46%) Taleo
4 5 (38.46%) Cash Management
4 5 (38.46%) Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 5 (38.46%) XML
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
6 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing

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 5 (38.46%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 3 (23.08%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle Discoverer
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Database Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Servlets
4 1 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Axis
4 1 (7.69%) CSS
4 1 (7.69%) CSS3
4 1 (7.69%) DOM
4 1 (7.69%) JAX-RPC
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSF
4 1 (7.69%) OSGi
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) WSDL
4 1 (7.69%) XHTML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) Online Banking
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
1 1 (7.69%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Cash Management
1 5 (38.46%) Workflow
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) BDD
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
2 3 (23.08%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) ETL
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) QMS
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) XPath
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Perforce