Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for PL/SQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PL/SQL over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PL/SQL (PLSQL)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 55 39
Rank change year-on-year +16 -16 +24
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 24 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.69% 2.44% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 4.58% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 19
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £294 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.66% -4.47% +48.19%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £268
90th Percentile £400 £451 £345
South Wales median daily rate £360 £300 £308
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.44% +19.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £40.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £40.00 - -

PL/SQL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 245 349 291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 37.63% 53.12% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 249 220
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £365 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.03% -9.31%
10th Percentile £225 £208 £185
90th Percentile £490 £475 £438
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Cardiff median hourly rate £19.71 £19.81 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% +20.99% -40.45%
10th Percentile £13.71 £14.50 £10.52
90th Percentile £38.08 £24.75 £24.13
South Wales median hourly rate £37.77 £24.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +54.16% +40.00% -30.00%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing PL/SQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Cardiff

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Cardiff

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (87.50%) Oracle
3 20 (83.33%) Oracle Database
4 17 (70.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (70.83%) Visual Studio
5 16 (66.67%) WinForms
5 16 (66.67%) .NET
5 16 (66.67%) C#
5 16 (66.67%) Windows
5 16 (66.67%) OOP
5 16 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
5 16 (66.67%) Entity Framework
5 16 (66.67%) LINQ
6 15 (62.50%) WCF
6 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
6 15 (62.50%) Code First Entity Framework
6 15 (62.50%) RDBMS
6 15 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 10 (41.67%) Scrum
8 10 (41.67%) Informatics
8 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (33.33%) MSBuild
9 8 (33.33%) MVVM
9 8 (33.33%) UML
10 7 (29.17%) NHS

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) Oracle Database
2 17 (70.83%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (66.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 15 (62.50%) RDBMS
4 15 (62.50%) Relational Database
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (70.83%) Visual Studio
2 15 (62.50%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Developer
2 14 (58.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (29.17%) SQL Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (8.33%) DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (8.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 16 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 16 (66.67%) LINQ
1 16 (66.67%) WinForms
2 15 (62.50%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (62.50%) WCF
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) OOP
1 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (41.67%) Informatics
3 10 (41.67%) Scrum
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (33.33%) MVVM
4 8 (33.33%) UML
5 4 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Test Management
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (4.17%) Release Management
8 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) ISEB
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Oracle
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) BT