The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 30 March 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 57 17
Rank change year-on-year +13 -40  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 11 14 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.92% 2.55% 8.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 4.79% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 24
Median daily rate £300 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% -23.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.97% +12.82%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 239 292 204
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.78% 53.28% 45.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 201 146
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £275 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -38.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing PL/SQL as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in South Wales

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in South Wales

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL 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 30 March 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
Newport - 6 £300 -
Cardiff +7 3 £338 +17.39% 1
Monmouthshire - 2 - -
PL/SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 13 (76.47%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle Financials
4 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (47.06%) Performance Management
6 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (17.65%) Groovy
9 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
9 3 (17.65%) Rational Performance Tester
9 3 (17.65%) V-Model
9 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (17.65%) The Grinder
9 3 (17.65%) ISEB
9 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
9 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
9 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
9 3 (17.65%) RUP
9 3 (17.65%) RAD
9 3 (17.65%) Siebel

PL/SQL
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.88%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Database
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (11.76%) SQLPlus
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
1 3 (17.65%) JMeter
1 3 (17.65%) LoadRunner
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (17.65%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) SoapUI
1 3 (17.65%) The Grinder
1 3 (17.65%) WinRunner
2 2 (11.76%) Toad
3 1 (5.88%) JDeveloper
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DBA
1 7 (41.18%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Supply Chain Functional Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) J2EE
1 3 (17.65%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Performance Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Load Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (17.65%) RAD
3 3 (17.65%) RUP
3 3 (17.65%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) V-Model
3 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) Groovy
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk