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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 39 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 20 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.78% 2.48% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.42% 5.36% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 10
Median daily rate £375 £388 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +28.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £378 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year +1.97% +4.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.39 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% +1.42%  

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 192 224 287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.29% 46.38% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 158 217
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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
Cardiff +14 20 £375 -6.25% 1
PL/SQL
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (90.32%) Oracle
3 25 (80.65%) Oracle Database
4 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
4 17 (54.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (54.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (51.61%) Entity Framework
5 16 (51.61%) LINQ
5 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
5 16 (51.61%) .NET Framework
5 16 (51.61%) .NET
5 16 (51.61%) Windows
5 16 (51.61%) OOP
5 16 (51.61%) C#
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle9i Database
5 16 (51.61%) WinForms
6 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (48.39%) RDBMS
6 15 (48.39%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (48.39%) WCF
6 15 (48.39%) Relational Database
6 15 (48.39%) Code First Entity Framework
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
8 10 (32.26%) Scrum
8 10 (32.26%) Informatics
8 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
9 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (25.81%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (25.81%) UML
10 8 (25.81%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (80.65%) Oracle Database
2 17 (54.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (51.61%) Oracle9i Database
4 15 (48.39%) RDBMS
4 15 (48.39%) Relational Database
5 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
7 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (6.45%) SQLPlus
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (54.84%) Visual Studio
2 15 (48.39%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (25.81%) MSBuild
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (6.45%) Toad
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) .NET Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (22.58%) DBA
4 7 (22.58%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Administrator
6 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (6.45%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) .NET
1 16 (51.61%) .NET Framework
1 16 (51.61%) Entity Framework
1 16 (51.61%) LINQ
1 16 (51.61%) WinForms
2 15 (48.39%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (48.39%) WCF
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) NHS
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) OOP
1 16 (51.61%) Unit Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Informatics
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 8 (25.81%) MVVM
4 8 (25.81%) Performance Management
4 8 (25.81%) UML
5 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) ETL
6 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
7 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Test Management
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Oracle
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) HP