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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PL/SQL over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 51 52 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -39
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 4 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.74% 2.72% 8.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 5.97% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 33
Median daily rate £375 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +2.63%

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
218 268 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.60% 45.50% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 196 157
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PL/SQL within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
Cardiff +3 1 £375 +30.43% 1
PL/SQL
Wales

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (42.86%) Maven
4 6 (42.86%) Load Testing
5 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) Liferay
5 5 (35.71%) Open Source
5 5 (35.71%) Dependency Management
5 5 (35.71%) Microservices
6 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) JUnit
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) QA
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (21.43%) Selenium
7 3 (21.43%) RAD
7 3 (21.43%) RUP
7 3 (21.43%) Siebel
7 3 (21.43%) SOAP
7 3 (21.43%) Web Services

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (35.71%) Liferay
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (14.29%) SQLPlus
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Maven
2 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) JMeter
3 3 (21.43%) LoadRunner
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) The Grinder
3 3 (21.43%) WinRunner
4 2 (14.29%) Toad
5 1 (7.14%) JDeveloper
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) J2EE
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Swagger
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Load Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Dependency Management
3 5 (35.71%) Microservices
3 5 (35.71%) Open Source
3 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) V-Model
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Siebel
2 3 (21.43%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) HP