Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 22 November 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 90 77
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +24
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 15 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.25% 1.12% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.66% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 25
Wales median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +48.51%
10th Percentile £342 £325 £302
90th Percentile £475 £450 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £37.73
% change year-on-year -8.13% +6.03% +2.65%

PL/SQL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 462 601 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.60% 42.21% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 406 582
Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £253 £266 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 24
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +168.29% +3.02%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £56.16
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

PL/SQL
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for PL/SQL in Wales

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PL/SQL in Wales

PL/SQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PL/SQL in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PL/SQL in Wales

PL/SQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PL/SQL in Wales

PL/SQL
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +8 11 £400 -4.19%
North Wales - 4 £438 - 2
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
5 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) OOP
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (33.33%) WinForms
5 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) LINQ
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (26.67%) Informatics
6 4 (26.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) MSBuild
6 4 (26.67%) Test Automation

PL/SQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 5 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) MSBuild
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Mockito
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (13.33%) DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Unix Support
6 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) Code First Entity Framework
2 5 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 5 (33.33%) LINQ
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
2 5 (33.33%) WinForms
3 4 (26.67%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) JMS
4 3 (20.00%) JPA
4 3 (20.00%) JSP
4 3 (20.00%) PowerMock
4 3 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
4 3 (20.00%) Spring Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) XSD
4 3 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) OOP
3 4 (26.67%) Data Security
3 4 (26.67%) Informatics
3 4 (26.67%) MVVM
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Database Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Code Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) XPath
6 2 (13.33%) VBA
7 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Clusterware
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.67%) BT
4 1 (6.67%) HP