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 23 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)
UK / Wales
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 47 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17  
Contract jobs citing PL/SQL 22 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.57% 2.13% 2.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.05% 4.67% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 10
Median daily rate £368 £388 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% +28.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £378 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £365
% change year-on-year - +6.16%  
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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 219 257 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.49% 45.57% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 173 286
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 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £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 10 8
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £10.00 £16.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £17.78 £38.75
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 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 23 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
South Wales +7 20 £375 -3.22% 1
North Wales - 1 £313 -
PL/SQL
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for PL/SQL.

1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 30 (83.33%) Oracle
3 27 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
4 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (44.44%) LINQ
5 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
5 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 16 (44.44%) Entity Framework
5 16 (44.44%) .NET
5 16 (44.44%) Windows
5 16 (44.44%) OOP
5 16 (44.44%) C#
5 16 (44.44%) Oracle9i Database
5 16 (44.44%) WinForms
6 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 15 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 15 (41.67%) Code First Entity Framework
6 15 (41.67%) WCF
7 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (30.56%) Informatics
9 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
9 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
9 10 (27.78%) Scrum
9 10 (27.78%) Oracle Financials
9 10 (27.78%) Finance

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:

Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle9i Database
4 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
4 15 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 11 (30.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (5.56%) SQLPlus
8 1 (2.78%) QlikView
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
2 15 (41.67%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (22.22%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (5.56%) Toad
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Developer
2 14 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.00%) DBA
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
5 5 (13.89%) Administrator
5 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (5.56%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) .NET
1 16 (44.44%) .NET Framework
1 16 (44.44%) Entity Framework
1 16 (44.44%) LINQ
1 16 (44.44%) WinForms
2 15 (41.67%) Code First Entity Framework
2 15 (41.67%) WCF
3 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.78%) jQuery
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) OOP
1 16 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Informatics
4 10 (27.78%) Performance Management
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 10 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 8 (22.22%) MVVM
5 8 (22.22%) UML
6 6 (16.67%) Data Migration
6 6 (16.67%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.33%) Test Management
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.56%) Health Informatics
9 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) HL7
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) Oracle
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) IFS