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 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 -29  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 14 15 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.96% 2.29% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 4.24% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 293 354 286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 41.09% 54.13% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 235 184
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £263 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -33.07%  
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 Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 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 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
South Wales +13 11 £300 +4.34% 2
PL/SQL
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (76.19%) Oracle
3 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
4 12 (57.14%) Finance
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle Financials
5 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (47.62%) Performance Management
7 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (19.05%) Java
10 3 (14.29%) RAD
10 3 (14.29%) RUP
10 3 (14.29%) Siebel
10 3 (14.29%) SOAP
10 3 (14.29%) J2EE
10 3 (14.29%) C
10 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (14.29%) JMeter
10 3 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (14.29%) WinRunner
10 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
10 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
10 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 3 (14.29%) QA
10 3 (14.29%) Migration
10 3 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
10 3 (14.29%) V-Model

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 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle Database
2 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (9.52%) SQLPlus
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 3 (14.29%) JMeter
2 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 3 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 3 (14.29%) The Grinder
2 3 (14.29%) WinRunner
3 2 (9.52%) Toad
4 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Maven
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) DBA
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) J2EE
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Management
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (14.29%) RAD
3 3 (14.29%) RUP
3 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (14.29%) V-Model
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (9.52%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Siebel
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IFS
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk