Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +6 -2
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 10 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 4.67% 4.35% 2.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 8.55% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Chester median daily rate £375 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +7.64% +51.58%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £305
90th Percentile £453 £525 £448
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £338 £360
% change year-on-year +18.52% -6.25% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 75 152 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.05% 50.84% 36.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 136 89
Chester median daily rate £394 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +14.07%
10th Percentile £303 £297 £289
90th Percentile £481 £488 £501
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Chester median hourly rate - - £25.25
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -38.24% -

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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 Chester region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (30.00%) Taleo
5 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Cash Management
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow

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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (30.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle iProcurement
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Functional Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Applications Support
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) DOM
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) JAX-RPC
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) JSF
3 1 (10.00%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) WSDL
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
1 1 (10.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) BDD
1 3 (30.00%) Cash Management
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (30.00%) Workflow
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) QMS
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce