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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 39 55 31
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 22 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.24% 1.58% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.00% 4.57% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Average daily rate
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£303 £208 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.78% -48.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £52.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +35.48%
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
275 219 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.99% 34.54% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 148 68
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £19.15 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PL/SQL across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

PL/SQL Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +21 13 £300 +50.00% 3
Bridgend +9 3 £400 - 1
PL/SQL
Wales

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (100.00%) SQL
2 37 (58.73%) Oracle
3 30 (47.62%) Oracle Database
4 29 (46.03%) Oracle9i Database
5 27 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 25 (39.68%) SC Cleared
7 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (33.33%) Java
7 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
7 21 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
8 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
9 11 (17.46%) Maven
10 10 (15.87%) Automated Testing
11 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
11 9 (14.29%) LINQ
11 9 (14.29%) C#
11 9 (14.29%) .NET
12 8 (12.70%) Windows
12 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
12 8 (12.70%) WCF
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
12 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
13 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
13 7 (11.11%) Spring
13 7 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 7 (11.11%) Sun Certification
13 7 (11.11%) JUnit
13 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.11%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 29 (46.03%) Oracle9i Database
3 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (9.52%) RDBMS
5 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.76%) SQLPlus
6 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.76%) DB2
6 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Maven
2 8 (12.70%) Jenkins
3 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (11.11%) Toad
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (6.35%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.76%) MSBuild
6 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (4.76%) Ant
7 1 (1.59%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Hudson
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (1.59%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (68.25%) Developer
2 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) AWS Developer
4 9 (14.29%) Microstrategy Developer
5 8 (12.70%) Java Team Leader
5 8 (12.70%) Team Leader
6 7 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
7 6 (9.52%) Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Tester
10 3 (4.76%) MicroStrategy Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 9 (14.29%) LINQ
1 9 (14.29%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) WCF
2 8 (12.70%) Entity Framework
3 7 (11.11%) Spring
3 7 (11.11%) Hibernate
4 6 (9.52%) XML
5 5 (7.94%) XML Messaging
5 5 (7.94%) WinForms
6 4 (6.35%) SOAP
7 3 (4.76%) WPF
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (1.59%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (1.59%) Middleware
8 1 (1.59%) XHTML
8 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) UNIX
3 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.87%) Automated Testing
4 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 7 (11.11%) OOP
5 5 (7.94%) Use Case
5 5 (7.94%) Test Management
5 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) UML
6 4 (6.35%) Coaching
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) MVVM
7 3 (4.76%) Data Management
7 3 (4.76%) Scrum
7 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.76%) ETL
8 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.17%) Analytics
9 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.59%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (33.33%) Java
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.59%) COBOL
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.11%) Sun Certification
4 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Oracle
2 21 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) Micro Focus
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Siebel