The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 29 March 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)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.95% 1.30% 3.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.44% 2.86% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £374 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.22% +4.48%  

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 Chester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 41 70 76
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 39.05% 45.45% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 61
Median daily rate £438 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Chester

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS

PL/SQL
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Middleware Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) JAXB
1 1 (100.00%) JAX-WS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) POJO
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) AOP
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle