The first table below looks at the demand for SQLPlus skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the City of London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 184 207 211
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +4
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.84% 0.68% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
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£433 £488 £441
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.28% +10.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £461 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1317 1607 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.00% 22.60% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 1178 1183
Average daily rate £450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.03% +14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.03 £51.30 £50.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
SQLPlus
London

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQLPlus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQLPlus across the City of London region.

SQLPlus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SQLPlus
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus across the City of London region.

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQLPlus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQLPlus.

1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (94.44%) Oracle
3 16 (88.89%) Finance
4 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
5 11 (61.11%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 9 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
7 9 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
8 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 7 (38.89%) JDeveloper
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Financials
8 7 (38.89%) Workflow
8 7 (38.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
9 5 (27.78%) UNIX
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) Banking
10 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
10 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
10 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (22.22%) SOA
10 4 (22.22%) ETL
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (22.22%) XML
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SQLPlus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SQLPlus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (5.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (38.89%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (11.11%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Payables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JDeveloper
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
2 2 (11.11%) Toad
2 2 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 16 (88.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Legal
5 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (5.56%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Business Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) E-Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) JDBC
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 2 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 7 (38.89%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (38.89%) Workflow
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) ETL
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Control
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.56%) ITIL
7 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Business Objects
3 2 (11.11%) Siebel
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica