The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 40 38 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 1 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.29% 3.54% 7.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 7.54% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 20
Median daily rate £375 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
132 199 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.71% 46.93% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 147 91
Median daily rate £403 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.27% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -19.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £13.50 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
2 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
3 2 (50.00%) Linux

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
1 3 (75.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (75.00%) The Grinder
1 3 (75.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) V-Model
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Siebel
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle