The table below looks at the statistics for SQLPlus skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SQLPlus over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 574 551 521
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -30
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 39 45 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.085% 0.12%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.32% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 37
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£375 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £433 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £490 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £28.89 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.17% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -

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
12343 11161 10661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.51% 21.09% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8079 6935 6407
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 168 225
Average hourly rate £27.78 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.82 £13.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

SQLPlus
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the UK over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 32 £375 -16.66% 4
London -11 11 £550 +22.22% 3
North West -14 8 £375 +7.14%
Yorkshire -18 7 £188 -62.50%
Cheshire - 7 £375 -
Warrington - 7 £375 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £188 -
East Midlands -3 5 - -
York - 5 - -
Cardiff - 4 £308 -
South Wales - 4 £308 - 1
Wales - 4 £308 - 1
Croydon - 3 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £255 - 1
Scotland - 2 £255 - 1
City of London -12 1 - - 3
Manchester -13 1 - -
West Yorkshire -24 1 - -
Leeds -29 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
Avon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 54 (88.52%) SQL
2 53 (86.89%) Oracle
3 42 (68.85%) PL/SQL
4 29 (47.54%) Oracle Database
5 25 (40.98%) Oracle Reports
6 23 (37.70%) Toad
7 20 (32.79%) Oracle Forms
8 19 (31.15%) UNIX
9 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
9 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (29.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (27.87%) Finance
11 13 (21.31%) Oracle EBS
12 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
13 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
14 10 (16.39%) Linux
14 10 (16.39%) ETL
14 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
14 10 (16.39%) Oracle APEX
14 10 (16.39%) Oracle EBS R12
14 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials
16 8 (13.11%) Oracle9i Database
16 8 (13.11%) Data Management
17 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (11.48%) NHS
17 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (6.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) SPSS
2 1 (1.64%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (14.75%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (11.48%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (8.20%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (3.28%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) FTP
1 3 (4.92%) RTP
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (47.54%) Oracle Database
2 25 (40.98%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (29.51%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (29.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 12 (19.67%) Relational Database
5 11 (18.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
6 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (13.11%) Oracle9i Database
8 7 (11.48%) DB2
9 6 (9.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
11 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (4.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (4.92%) Oracle8/8i Database
11 3 (4.92%) SQL Navigator
11 3 (4.92%) OLTP
11 3 (4.92%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Toad
2 20 (32.79%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle APEX
4 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.28%) Ant
5 2 (3.28%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.64%) ProC
6 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 17 (27.87%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 14 (22.95%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (13.11%) Programmer
4 8 (13.11%) Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) OBIEE Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle Applications Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) XML
2 5 (8.20%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.28%) Spring
4 2 (3.28%) JSP
4 2 (3.28%) HTML
5 1 (1.64%) .NET
5 1 (1.64%) J2EE
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
5 1 (1.64%) DHTML
5 1 (1.64%) POSIX
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Streams
5 1 (1.64%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) NHS
3 4 (6.56%) PACS
3 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
4 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.64%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 19 (31.15%) UNIX
2 10 (16.39%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 3 (4.92%) HPUX
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) VMS
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (16.39%) ETL
3 8 (13.11%) Data Management
4 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.84%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.20%) SOA
7 4 (6.56%) Workflow
7 4 (6.56%) CRM
7 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Dimensional Modelling
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Procure-to-pay
9 2 (3.28%) SDLC
9 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.28%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.28%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.28%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (88.52%) SQL
2 42 (68.85%) PL/SQL
3 10 (16.39%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.28%) Perl
5 2 (3.28%) C#
5 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VB
6 1 (1.64%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) OCP
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) GAMP
2 4 (6.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Control-M
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (86.89%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Business Objects
3 4 (6.56%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.28%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.64%) JDA
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (1.64%) Siebel
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
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