Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQLPlus skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SQLPlus over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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.

Oracle SQL*Plus
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 809 799
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -29
Contract jobs citing SQLPlus 35 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 12
England median daily rate £400 £450 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +1.69% +12.74%
10th Percentile £340 £355 £311
90th Percentile £608 £576 £565
UK median daily rate £400 £450 £389
% change year-on-year -11.11% +15.76% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71% -33.33%
10th Percentile £42.50 £38.00 £33.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.00 £42.93
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £44.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.27% +25.71% -33.33%

SQLPlus is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 20,273 20,357 22,796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.95% 22.55% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,272 13,708 15,309
England median daily rate £470 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% +0.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £630 £606 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 273 393
England median hourly rate £31.31 £28.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.82% -6.67% +4.57%
10th Percentile £15.22 £10.51 £11.80
90th Percentile £57.63 £47.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £30.95 £28.34 £30.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% -5.53% +4.57%

SQLPlus
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQLPlus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQLPlus in England

SQLPlus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SQLPlus in England

SQLPlus
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SQLPlus in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SQLPlus in England

SQLPlus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SQLPlus in England

SQLPlus
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SQLPlus within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -19 16 £413 -4.35%
London -29 9 £600 +26.32% 1
East of England -9 6 £350 -17.65%
North of England +37 4 £388 -
Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
North East +52 1 - -
North West +12 1 £150 -
SQLPlus
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for SQLPlus.

1 34 (97.14%) SQL
2 32 (91.43%) Oracle
3 27 (77.14%) PL/SQL
3 27 (77.14%) Oracle Database
4 15 (42.86%) Unix
4 15 (42.86%) SDLC
5 14 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 13 (37.14%) jQuery
6 13 (37.14%) HTML
6 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
6 13 (37.14%) Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Toad
8 11 (31.43%) AIX
8 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
8 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
9 10 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (28.57%) Finance
10 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
10 9 (25.71%) C
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (22.86%) ProC
12 7 (20.00%) XML
12 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 6 (17.14%) HTML5
13 6 (17.14%) Oracle OWB
13 6 (17.14%) Altova

SQLPlus
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.86%) Aareon QL
2 1 (2.86%) Academy Housing
2 1 (2.86%) Kypera Housing
2 1 (2.86%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (2.86%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (2.86%) OPENHousing
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.86%) Orchard Housing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) Oracle Database
2 11 (31.43%) RDBMS
2 11 (31.43%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (22.86%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 6 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (17.14%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (11.43%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
9 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (5.71%) QlikView
10 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Toad
2 8 (22.86%) ProC
3 6 (17.14%) XMLSpy
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
6 1 (2.86%) JDeveloper
6 1 (2.86%) JIRA
6 1 (2.86%) MSI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
3 11 (31.43%) PL/SQL Developer
3 11 (31.43%) SQL Developer
4 7 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 7 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 6 (17.14%) Senior Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Systems Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Integration Developer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 5 (14.29%) UI Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Unix Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.71%) Programmer
8 2 (5.71%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) HTML
1 13 (37.14%) jQuery
2 7 (20.00%) XML
3 6 (17.14%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) EDI
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Linux
3 11 (31.43%) AIX
4 6 (17.14%) Windows
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) SDLC
2 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
5 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.29%) ETL
7 5 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (5.71%) Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 1 (2.86%) Business Forecasting
10 1 (2.86%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) SQL
2 27 (77.14%) PL/SQL
3 14 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) C
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Control-M
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Altova
3 3 (8.57%) RedGate
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Aareon
5 1 (2.86%) Capita
5 1 (2.86%) Castleton
5 1 (2.86%) Civica
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Lumension
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) Northgate
5 1 (2.86%) Orchard
5 1 (2.86%) VMware