The table below looks at the statistics for PL/SQL skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PL/SQL (PLSQL)
Rank 76 51 36
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -15
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 5 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.62% 1.03% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.37% 2.75% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £250 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -41.90%
PL/SQL
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
364 218 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.22% 37.26% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 139 102
Average daily rate £339 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

PL/SQL
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

PL/SQL Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PL/SQL
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

PL/SQL Daily Rate Trend in Wales

PL/SQL
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

PL/SQL Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
South Wales -16 2 £250 - 4
PL/SQL
UK

PL/SQL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Toad
7 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 3 (25.00%) JBoss
7 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (25.00%) MySQL
7 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (25.00%) XML
7 3 (25.00%) XSLT
7 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (25.00%) JPA
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) JSF
7 3 (25.00%) Maven
7 3 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
7 3 (25.00%) Spring Batch
7 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (16.67%) Ajax
8 2 (16.67%) Data Management
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (16.67%) Facelets

PL/SQL
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Documentum
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (16.67%) SAP BW
2 2 (16.67%) SQLPlus
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (33.33%) Toad
3 3 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (16.67%) Ant
5 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
5 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
1 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XSLT
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) JSF
1 3 (25.00%) JPA
1 3 (25.00%) Spring Batch
1 3 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
2 2 (16.67%) Facelets
2 2 (16.67%) Ajax
2 2 (16.67%) XHTML
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Workflow
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
3 2 (16.67%) UML
3 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
3 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) RAD
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy