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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 17 42 29
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 36 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.09% 1.66% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.73% 4.66% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £213 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -34.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £351
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.60 £31.35
% change year-on-year
+23.41% +0.79%
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
203 193 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.62% 35.54% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 130 79
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 £201 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +61.76%
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
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 30 March 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 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 11 £363 +70.58%
Glamorgan - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
PL/SQL
Wales

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 63 (100.00%) SQL
2 41 (65.08%) Oracle
3 34 (53.97%) Oracle Database
4 29 (46.03%) Oracle9i Database
4 29 (46.03%) Oracle Database 10g
5 25 (39.68%) MicroStrategy
6 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
7 21 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 19 (30.16%) Java
9 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
11 9 (14.29%) Maven
12 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
13 6 (9.52%) Sun Certification
13 6 (9.52%) JUnit
13 6 (9.52%) UNIX
13 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
13 6 (9.52%) Spring
13 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
14 5 (7.94%) WCF
14 5 (7.94%) LINQ
14 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
14 5 (7.94%) .NET
14 5 (7.94%) C#
14 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
14 5 (7.94%) Toad
14 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (6.35%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (53.97%) Oracle Database
2 29 (46.03%) Oracle9i Database
2 29 (46.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.17%) SQLPlus
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.17%) DB2
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.59%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Maven
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (7.94%) Toad
4 3 (4.76%) Ant
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.17%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (63.49%) Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Java Developer
2 11 (17.46%) Microstrategy Developer
2 11 (17.46%) AWS Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Team Leader
3 8 (12.70%) Java Team Leader
4 7 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
5 5 (7.94%) MicroStrategy Consultant
5 5 (7.94%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) DBA
6 4 (6.35%) Tester
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Tester
8 2 (3.17%) Database Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Spring
1 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
2 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
2 5 (7.94%) WCF
2 5 (7.94%) LINQ
2 5 (7.94%) .NET
3 4 (6.35%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.17%) SOAP
4 2 (3.17%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) AIX
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
3 8 (12.70%) Automated Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) OOP
6 4 (6.35%) Database Tuning
6 4 (6.35%) Coaching
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.76%) Analytics
7 3 (4.76%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.17%) ETL
8 2 (3.17%) Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Scrum
8 2 (3.17%) Data Management
8 2 (3.17%) MVVM
8 2 (3.17%) Use Case
8 2 (3.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (30.16%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 21 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.52%) Sun Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (65.08%) Oracle
2 25 (39.68%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Remedy
5 2 (3.17%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) Informatica
6 1 (1.59%) Siebel