The table below looks at the statistics for SQLPlus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 616 641 621
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 33 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.050% 0.043%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.27% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 13
Median daily rate £400 £320 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £456 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £308 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 - £55.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
12017 13302 12428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.72% 22.94% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 8828 7838
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 199 204
Median hourly rate £35.43 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.14 £33.55 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.71% +34.20%

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SQLPlus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQLPlus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK.

SQLPlus Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

SQLPlus Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SQLPlus
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK.

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +36 33 £400 -9.60%
London +4 16 £513 +15.81%
South East +26 8 £300 -
Hampshire - 8 £300 -
City of London +19 4 £463 +4.51%
Warwickshire - 4 £358 -
West Midlands - 4 £358 -
Warwick - 3 £358 -
Havant - 2 £438 -
North West - 2 - -
East of England +13 1 £425 -8.10%
East Midlands -5 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - -
Nottingham -13 1 - -
South West - 1 £300 -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £350 -
Southampton - 1 £288 -
Manchester - 1 - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SQLPlus.

1 61 (98.39%) SQL
2 57 (91.94%) Oracle
3 48 (77.42%) PL/SQL
4 26 (41.94%) Oracle Database
5 20 (32.26%) Finance
6 19 (30.65%) Oracle Forms
7 17 (27.42%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (27.42%) ITIL
8 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
8 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (24.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 15 (24.19%) Workflow
9 14 (22.58%) Unix
9 14 (22.58%) Banking
10 13 (20.97%) Windows
10 13 (20.97%) XML
11 12 (19.35%) Oracle Applications
12 11 (17.74%) Oracle EBS
12 11 (17.74%) Java
12 11 (17.74%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (17.74%) Citrix
12 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (16.13%) ETL
13 10 (16.13%) Toad
13 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
14 8 (12.90%) CSS
15 7 (11.29%) MS Office
15 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
15 7 (11.29%) Informatica
15 7 (11.29%) Service Management

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills 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 15 (24.19%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (6.45%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
1 7 (11.29%) MS Office
2 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (17.74%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (3.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (41.94%) Oracle Database
2 15 (24.19%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle OWB
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (8.06%) Big Data
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (8.06%) RDBMS
6 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.45%) Cognos Report Studio
7 4 (6.45%) Hadoop
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (4.84%) DataStage
8 3 (4.84%) Snowflake Schema
8 3 (4.84%) Star Schema
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (16.13%) Toad
3 4 (6.45%) JDeveloper
4 3 (4.84%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (4.84%) Subversion
5 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Legal
4 4 (6.45%) Law
5 3 (4.84%) Advertising
5 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 19 (30.65%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Applications Support
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Applications Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Applications Support Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) DBA
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Support Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Oracle Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) XML
2 8 (12.90%) CSS
3 6 (9.68%) XSL
3 6 (9.68%) XSLT
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) .NET
5 3 (4.84%) Web Services
6 2 (3.23%) DHTML
6 2 (3.23%) JSP
7 1 (1.61%) Akka
7 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.61%) HTML5
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) Node.js
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (1.61%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) WCF
7 1 (1.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Replication
2 5 (8.06%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.58%) Unix
2 13 (20.97%) Windows
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.06%) Solaris
5 4 (6.45%) Linux
5 4 (6.45%) VMS
5 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.61%) AIX
6 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) Workflow
3 10 (16.13%) ETL
4 7 (11.29%) ERD
4 7 (11.29%) Service Management
5 6 (9.68%) Analytics
6 4 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.45%) CRM
6 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.45%) Document Management
6 4 (6.45%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (4.84%) Big Data Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (4.84%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Migration
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (98.39%) SQL
2 48 (77.42%) PL/SQL
3 11 (17.74%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.06%) Perl
5 5 (8.06%) Python
6 4 (6.45%) Korn
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.84%) C#
7 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.23%) Scala
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) Ruby
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) MCSE
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) MCP
3 4 (6.45%) MCSA
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Data Guard
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Flashback
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (6.45%) WMI
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.23%) Control-M
5 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.61%) Mesos
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 57 (91.94%) Oracle
2 11 (17.74%) Citrix
3 7 (11.29%) Informatica
4 6 (9.68%) Northgate
5 5 (8.06%) Cognos
6 4 (6.45%) iManage
7 3 (4.84%) IBM
7 3 (4.84%) Tableau
7 3 (4.84%) Teradata
8 2 (3.23%) Sage
8 2 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.23%) Siebel
9 1 (1.61%) CollabNet
9 1 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.61%) Mitel
9 1 (1.61%) Red Box
9 1 (1.61%) SAP
9 1 (1.61%) Sun