The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 14 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 39 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.13% 1.63% 5.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.93% 4.71% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 6
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£375 £363 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £352
% change year-on-year
+7.29% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £27.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -14.82%
PL/SQL
Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
206 170 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.92% 34.62% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +178.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £25.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £175.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PL/SQL across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +13 19 £375 +3.44% 3
Newport - 2 - -
Glamorgan - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
PL/SQL
Wales

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL.

1 53 (100.00%) SQL
2 37 (69.81%) Oracle
3 30 (56.60%) Oracle Database
4 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (47.17%) MicroStrategy
5 25 (47.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (30.19%) Java
6 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
6 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
7 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.32%) Maven
8 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Toad
9 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
10 4 (7.55%) Perl
10 4 (7.55%) UNIX
10 4 (7.55%) AIX
10 4 (7.55%) Korn
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (7.55%) Database Tuning
10 4 (7.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
11 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
11 3 (5.66%) Finance
11 3 (5.66%) Waterfall

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing PL/SQL also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PL/SQL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (56.60%) Oracle Database
2 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database 10g
3 25 (47.17%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.77%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.77%) DB2
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.89%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Maven
2 5 (9.43%) Toad
3 3 (5.66%) Ant
3 3 (5.66%) JUnit
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Microstrategy Developer
3 8 (15.09%) Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Java Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (9.43%) MicroStrategy Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) DBA
6 4 (7.55%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Siebel Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Siebel Support Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
1 3 (5.66%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) UNIX
1 4 (7.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.32%) Unit Testing
3 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.55%) Database Tuning
4 4 (7.55%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (5.66%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.66%) Analytics
5 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Data Management
6 2 (3.77%) ETL
6 2 (3.77%) Validation
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Validation
6 2 (3.77%) Coaching
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (30.19%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) Perl
3 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.55%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) SC Cleared
1 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.66%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Oracle
2 25 (47.17%) MicroStrategy
3 3 (5.66%) Remedy
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Siebel