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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle SQL*Plus
Rank 565 540 497
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -43
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 31 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.43% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 38
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£363 £433 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.18% -13.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £469 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £450 £423
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +6.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -

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
12076 11325 9915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 21.27% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7943 7182 5948
Average daily rate £400 £397 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 181 219
Average hourly rate £26.75 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.07% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.16%

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 3 June 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 3 June 2015.

SQLPlus Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SQLPlus
Top 19 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 3 June 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 27 £375 -12.53% 11
Yorkshire -10 10 £250 -50.00%
North West -11 7 £375 +7.14% 2
North Yorkshire - 7 £188 -
London -15 6 £450 +6.50% 7
York - 6 - -
Cheshire - 5 £375 - 2
Warrington - 5 £375 - 2
City of London 0 3 £450 +4.04% 4
East Midlands -3 3 - -
Leeds -8 3 £300 -40.00%
West Yorkshire -11 3 £300 -40.00%
South Wales - 3 £323 -
Cardiff - 3 £323 -
Wales - 3 £323 -
Manchester -4 2 £550 +57.14%
Somerset - 1 - -
South West - 1 - -
Avon - 1 - -

SQLPlus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 44 (86.27%) Oracle
3 33 (64.71%) PL/SQL
4 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database
5 25 (49.02%) Oracle Reports
6 22 (43.14%) Oracle Forms
7 18 (35.29%) Oracle BI EE
8 17 (33.33%) UNIX
8 17 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (31.37%) Toad
9 16 (31.37%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (29.41%) Finance
11 14 (27.45%) Linux
11 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
12 10 (19.61%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
13 9 (17.65%) Oracle Financials
13 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (15.69%) Oracle EBS R12
14 8 (15.69%) HP
15 7 (13.73%) NHS
15 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
15 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
16 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (11.76%) Java
16 6 (11.76%) Windows

SQLPlus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.92%) JBoss
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
3 1 (1.96%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Financials
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle 11i
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) FTP
1 3 (5.88%) RTP
1 3 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
2 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) DNS
2 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 25 (49.02%) Oracle Reports
3 18 (35.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 17 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (27.45%) Relational Database
6 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (11.76%) RDBMS
9 5 (9.80%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (7.84%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (5.88%) SQL Navigator
11 3 (5.88%) OLTP
11 3 (5.88%) DB2
11 3 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle Forms
2 16 (31.37%) Toad
3 10 (19.61%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) JDeveloper
6 1 (1.96%) ProC
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Ant
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.84%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.92%) Publishing
5 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.96%) Electronics
6 1 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle Developer
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Analyst Programmer
4 8 (15.69%) Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 5 (9.80%) OBIEE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) DBA
6 4 (7.84%) Tester
6 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) Web Services
2 5 (9.80%) XML
3 4 (7.84%) Middleware
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) Struts
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.96%) Spring
5 1 (1.96%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.96%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.96%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.73%) NHS
3 4 (7.84%) PACS
3 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) HACMP
4 1 (1.96%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) UNIX
2 14 (27.45%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) HPUX
4 4 (7.84%) VMS
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.76%) ETL
4 5 (9.80%) SOA
5 4 (7.84%) CRM
5 4 (7.84%) Data Management
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
6 3 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (5.88%) RAD
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) SDLC
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (1.96%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.96%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) SQL
2 33 (64.71%) PL/SQL
3 9 (17.65%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) OCP
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) GAMP
2 4 (7.84%) QA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
1 1 (1.96%) OCFS2
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.96%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (86.27%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) HP
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.92%) IBM
5 2 (3.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.96%) VMware
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau
6 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Cognos
6 1 (1.96%) Siebel
6 1 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (1.96%) Dell
6 1 (1.96%) EMC
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